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Two potential names for our daughter to be, need help deciding....

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ukfirestorm Tue 15-Jan-13 20:43:31

We have to bear in mind our local accent (Medway)....but...
1) Alice Liberty
2) Elodie Isla

I suppose also derivations of these i.e. Liberty Isla, or Elodie Alice might work too, whaddya think?

Frikadellen Wed 16-Jan-13 10:14:06

Don't do Liberty Isla it is to close to Liberty Isle

I would do Elodie Alice I dont think Elodie Isla rolls very well on the tongue. and whilst I dont mind Alice it is not one I would use as a first name personally

ukfirestorm Wed 16-Jan-13 19:21:29


Yika Wed 16-Jan-13 23:20:06

I am obviously in a small minority because I really like Liberty. I also like Alice v much (it's my DD's middle name) and I like the combination of the two. Liberty Alice rolls off the tongue better than the other way round, but Alice is better as a first name.

I agree with Frikadellen about liberty isle.

ellesabe Wed 16-Jan-13 23:43:14

I really like all those names.

The only vague issue might be people mishearing Elodie Isla as Ella Delilah.

mathanxiety Thu 17-Jan-13 02:13:39

Sweet names all. I like Alice Elodie best. I think Elodie is likely to get shortened to the ubiquitous Ellie.

Yika Thu 17-Jan-13 20:13:49

I think I prefer Ella Delilah. smile

forgetmenots Thu 17-Jan-13 21:51:18

Isla Liberty sounds like 'isle o liberty'.

I like Alice Elodie. Agree that Elodie will end up Ellie if it's first name.

pinkandyellowbutterfly Thu 17-Jan-13 22:07:33

Be aware that there can be a negative connotation with the name liberty, the phase 'taking a liberty' is quite popular amongst young people i've heard frequently it from kids as yound as 7. It would be something that I think would put me off, but i'm probably just being over cautious! Love the name Alice its just one of those were you can't go wrong :-)

ukfirestorm Sat 19-Jan-13 00:34:38

ta guys

NowPlayingZone Sat 19-Jan-13 01:13:11

Elodie Alice sounds nicest & least common.

legallyblond Sat 19-Jan-13 08:01:05

I say choose Alice! 40 year old accountant called Elodie... Not so much. Alice anything - great!

EbbNFlow Sat 19-Jan-13 09:45:34

Elodie is very pretty

ukfirestorm Sun 20-Jan-13 21:47:58

wouldnt be an accountant, if she was caled elodie??

ExitPursuedByABear Sun 20-Jan-13 21:58:03

Elodie is lovely.

Why would she want to be an accountant confused

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