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If someone handed you a baby girl...

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CheerfulYank Thu 21-Feb-13 15:22:33

And said, "you have seven seconds to name this child," what would your off-the-top-of-my-head response be? (Besides, obviously, wondering who this loon passing a baby around is.)

Startail Thu 21-Feb-13 15:37:15


fancyanother Thu 21-Feb-13 15:37:47

Eliza ( My would be Eliza is sitting on my lap, willy and all!)

RiaOverTheRainbow Thu 21-Feb-13 15:39:25

Astrid. No, Sarah. No, Amber. You may need to reduce the time limit grin Astrid was my first thought though.

CheerfulYank Thu 21-Feb-13 15:39:35

Oooh, these are good!

I'm having DD in May and we have a name in mind, but I don't know if I LOVE it or if it's just the best I can come up with iyswim. So I thought I'd ask what people's first reactions to "name a girl" are. Keep 'em coming! smile

pashapasta Thu 21-Feb-13 15:39:50

Charlotte or Emma

pashapasta Thu 21-Feb-13 15:39:50

Charlotte or Emma

HeadFairy Thu 21-Feb-13 15:41:05

5madthings, Merryn is a lovely name! Sooo pretty grin

almapudden Thu 21-Feb-13 15:41:14


That's a surprise, it's not even on my list! Just popped into my head smile

Minty82 Thu 21-Feb-13 15:41:48

Susannah, at the moment. Which wasn't on the list at all when I was expecting DD less than a year ago, so we'll see if it's in the running if and when DC2 happens...

lambbone Thu 21-Feb-13 15:41:49


PrincessOfChina Thu 21-Feb-13 15:42:27

Harper. DP wouldn't allow it though. In fact, he wouldn't allow it before the Beckham's used it and definitely wouldn't allow it afterwards.

So we'd go with Seren, which I seriously love smile

ShhhhhGoBackToSleep Thu 21-Feb-13 15:42:42


weegiemum Thu 21-Feb-13 15:43:21

No-one ever going to do that to me again, but my girls were Katherine and Rachel within seconds.

I also love Charis, Hope, Louise/a and Elaine.

5madthings Thu 21-Feb-13 15:43:30

Thankyou headfairy we love it smile

Also Eliza, Meredith and Astrid were all names on our list for dd.

TheTiger Thu 21-Feb-13 15:43:49


NormaStanleyFletcher Thu 21-Feb-13 15:44:05

Philippa (but with correct spelling if this is wrong)

Lifesagame Thu 21-Feb-13 15:44:31


nickelbabe Thu 21-Feb-13 15:44:41


higgle Thu 21-Feb-13 15:45:18

Rowan or Ursula

devonsmummy Thu 21-Feb-13 15:45:24

Kizzie, olive or poppy

Halfling Thu 21-Feb-13 15:46:07


Narked Thu 21-Feb-13 15:46:54

Hannah. First name that popped into my head.

LeoniPoni Thu 21-Feb-13 15:47:18

Clara or Rosie

hugoagogo Thu 21-Feb-13 15:47:47


TheCatIsUpTheDuff Thu 21-Feb-13 15:48:11

Is it for me? If so, Mara. Or Caitlin.

If not, Katya, which I love but doesn't go with my surname.

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