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WonkyWilly Tue 11-Dec-12 20:52:56



LolliLouLou Sat 15-Dec-12 17:29:44

Actually I also love Beatrix

bugoven Fri 14-Dec-12 17:40:38

I love Clementine, she would be "Tiny" to me.

Cordelia is gorgeous too.

I love Penelope (also Persephone ? sp)

LolliLouLou Fri 14-Dec-12 15:17:08

Juno is my favourite

shoobidoo Thu 13-Dec-12 21:17:36

I love Cordelia - beautiful, classic and underused. Tabitha is also lovely. Clementine is nice but I'm not keen on Clem or Clemmie for a girl (quite like Clem as male nickname for Clement).

TheSecondComing Thu 13-Dec-12 16:27:13

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WonkyWilly Thu 13-Dec-12 16:23:11

Scanty yep Clementine was a name way way way before it was given to the fruit!

scandy Thu 13-Dec-12 13:17:35

Love Penelope and Juno. Dislike the others, especially Clementine (is that even a name? Is Satsuma also a name?)

WonkyWilly Thu 13-Dec-12 13:13:59

Yeah I like Celmency also!

SavoirFaire Wed 12-Dec-12 21:01:34

Love Penny/Penelope,
Then Clementine (I think I prefer Clemency tho)


in that order. Good choices though.

TenthMuse Wed 12-Dec-12 20:47:28

Really like Tabitha and Clementine. Wouldn't be remotely bothered by the whole Tabitha 'cat' connection! Clementine could be 'de-frilled' with nn Clem. Juno also appeals but suspect it's probably quite faddy. Cordelia has a nice sound and meaning but the whole King Lear thing puts me off. Not keen on Penelope or Beatrix.

Alisvolatpropiis Wed 12-Dec-12 20:17:43

Clementine (I'm really not a fan of food/flower names)

WonkyWilly Wed 12-Dec-12 19:16:22

Londonelfinfestivecheerboots I like your idea of Kitty as a nn for Tabitha....tbh the cat thing sorta makes me like Tabitha even more....can I jump on the odd train wink

MadSleighLady Wed 12-Dec-12 17:41:44

Cordelia & Beatrix/ce are my joint favourites. Clementine is pretty but I would go for Clemence/Clemency/Clementia for orange-related reasons. Wouldn't use Tabitha (cat), Penelope (don't like Penny) or Juno (sounds like a boy, which I know is totally irrational because it clearly isn't, I think it reminds me of Bruno, Inigo, Pluto etc.)

LondonElfInFestiveCheerBoots Wed 12-Dec-12 17:34:04

Love most of them but hate Clementine, can't stand it, and Cordelia isn't a favourite.

The rest are all on my list, in this order:
Beatrix (nn Trixie), Penelope (nn Nell), Juno, Tabitha (Tabs/Kitty (but that one is cos I'm odd))

I like the Greek and Roman god's names (mainly, could probably leave Uranus), gives them a head start on family weirdness grin

badtime Wed 12-Dec-12 17:01:26

Cordelia, Beatrix and Penelope ane good.

Juno is a film, Tabitha is a cat or a toddler witch and Clementine is a small orange.

WonkyWilly Wed 12-Dec-12 16:35:52

grin @ startail

bigbluebump Wed 12-Dec-12 10:56:29

Love them all, especially Cordelia, Beatrix and Clementine. Juno is my least favourite.

Startail Wed 12-Dec-12 10:44:32

Juno is queen of the Roman Gods and married to her brother.

Generally, there is a dodgy aspect to all Greek and Roman Gods.

They are probably best avoided.

GoldPlatedNineDoors Wed 12-Dec-12 10:41:56

Would go for Beatrice though as Beatrix think "Beer Tricks"

Startail Wed 12-Dec-12 10:41:53

I like them all except Juno
and Tabitha which is a name for a tabby cat, not a child.

GoldPlatedNineDoors Wed 12-Dec-12 10:41:27

Like Tabitha and Beatrix and quite like Juno. Dont like the rest.

language Wed 12-Dec-12 10:37:59

Love all of them except for Tabitha

WonkyWilly Wed 12-Dec-12 10:35:16

Thanks for the comments so far.....yeah it is quite difficult to choose!

FriggFRIGG Tue 11-Dec-12 22:39:24

Love them all.
Great choices!

TheCraicDealer Tue 11-Dec-12 22:37:36

Penelope- Love, how cute would a wee Penny running about be?
Cordelia- Love, especially if you shorten to Cora....or Delia, but she may have people asking her how to boil eggs.
Tabitha- Really don't like. Makes me think of cats in clothes.
Beatrix- Meh. Just meh.
Juno- Oh No. She would go through life with people going, "oh, LIKE THE FILM?"

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