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ukfirestorm's baby name shortlist

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ukfirestorm Tue 12-Mar-13 12:32:08

Last name list, baby due in May, any ideas on these guys, we need to rule some out.

Here's the shortlist of baby names I'm considering that I generated with Mumsnet's Baby Name Finder. Let me know what you think.

Girls
Alice
Avery
Brogan
Elodie
Hadley
Heather
Merryn
Ottilie
Rossella
Scarlett
Tansy
Tressa
Willa
Willow

QuietNinjaTardis Tue 12-Mar-13 12:37:12

I like willow and merryn. Hadley and brogan sound like boys names. Arr these for girls and boys?

BlueChampagne Tue 12-Mar-13 12:43:38

Merryn for me too.

Willow36 Tue 12-Mar-13 12:43:47

Elodie
Merryn
Rossella
Scarlett
Willow

Would be my short-short list from your selection smile

Welovegrapes Tue 12-Mar-13 12:45:31

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HorryIsUpduffed Tue 12-Mar-13 13:15:27

I really like Alice and Ottilie.

everlong Tue 12-Mar-13 13:44:38

Alice
Willow
Ottilie

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Tue 12-Mar-13 13:45:41

Brogan - sorry not for me. Tansy, not as keen on this as the rest. With that exception can picture a little girl with your other choices.

Willa makes a change from Willow.
Best of all I like Elodie, Alice and Ottilie.

ukfirestorm Tue 12-Mar-13 13:46:47

Think we have got down to alice defintely being the middle name.
Any to rule out?

littlermissstan Tue 12-Mar-13 13:47:54

Hadley is my friend's cat's name, and he is named after a brand of mountain bike. So, maybe not that!

ZolaBuddleia Tue 12-Mar-13 13:48:23

I only like:

Avery
Elodie
Merryn
Ottilie

ukfirestorm Tue 12-Mar-13 14:03:09

Ottilie alice
Merryn alice, rosella Alice, or Elodie alice

TenthMuse Tue 12-Mar-13 14:09:51

My choices would be:

Elodie - but increasingly popular and could well be the next Amelie
Merryn - gorgeous
Ottilie - lovely, but dislike nn Tilly. (Would go for Orly/Otty etc)
Tansy - pretty and unusual
Willa - feels classier than Willow somehow, and has nice literary link to Willa Cather (like Willow for a mn, though).

Alice works quite well as a mn to all of these, I think. Not keen on Brogan (just doesn't sound nice to my ears), Avery (birdcage connotations) and Heather (I see a middle-aged woman).

everlong Tue 12-Mar-13 14:10:43

I think Ottilie Alice is a bit of a mouth full.

Ottilie Rose, Ottilie Jane, Ottilie Clementine?

birdofthenorth Tue 12-Mar-13 15:00:09

Another vote for Merryn, it's gorgeous and the best by a long shot!

I quite like Willow and Tansy too.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Tue 12-Mar-13 15:07:46

Of those three you mention, if Alice is to be a middle name, then Merryn Alice if your surname doesn't begin with D.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Tue 12-Mar-13 15:08:41

4 grr can't count!

ukfirestorm Tue 12-Mar-13 16:01:22

so down to:

Ottilie alice,
Merryn alice
elodie alice

Leeds2 Tue 12-Mar-13 16:36:02

I like 1) Alice 2)Ottilie 3) Merryn.

Hadley and Brogan sound like boys' names to me, so I would rule those two out straightaway!

ukfirestorm Tue 12-Mar-13 17:07:13

fair enough, they are out.

Merryn Alice - but I like Alice better.

wiltingfast Tue 12-Mar-13 19:16:11

I like

Tansey and Tresa

Best smile

Merrin but not merryn. No clue why!

whatagreatname Tue 12-Mar-13 19:16:59

Ottilie and Willow are my favourites

wiltingfast Tue 12-Mar-13 19:17:12

You could use hadley and brogan. Posh called her girl Harper!

ukfirestorm Mon 19-Oct-15 14:17:50

Having a girl (girl number two) and need to pic k a name, went with juliette for the first one...

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