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lurcherlover Mon 01-Apr-13 21:48:55

Dd is due next week and we're still stumped for her name! Help me out mnetters! Here's the criteria:
1. Middle name to be Christina so something that goes with that.
2. We like traditional names so nothing too modern (no Keira-type names). DS is Edward, to give you an idea.
3. Nothing one-syllabled - surname is only one syllable so I think it needs a first name that's more than one syllable to balance it out. Surname begins with P.
4. Names we love but have ruled out because they're already in the family: Alice, Lucy, Elizabeth.
5. Would prefer it not to be a name in the top ten - I love Olivia, Evie etc, but don't want her to be one of five in her class.

I think that's it - please share your ideas! I promise I will update with what we choose!

MsAkimbo Thu 04-Apr-13 21:33:41

I love Abigail Christina but am biased wink

I was also going to suggest Isabelle Christina.

StitchAteMySleep Thu 04-Apr-13 21:15:33

Iris Christina

invicta Wed 03-Apr-13 13:39:10

Natasha Christina
Natalie Christina
Jodie Christina
Hayley Christina
Isabel Christina
Lynette Christina
Lydia Christina
Julie Christina
Georgina Christina
Georgia Christina
Savannah Christina
Hilary Christina

ValiaH Wed 03-Apr-13 13:31:18

Adelheid would be nicknamed Heidi or Adele smile

Gwennan Wed 03-Apr-13 13:23:52

Alice Christina
Audrey Christina
Bridget Christina
Catherine Christina
Charlotte Christina
Clara Christina
Helena Christina
Holly Christina
Honor Christina
Juliet Christina
Lucy Christina
Mabel Christina
Martha Christina
Olive Christina
Phoebe Christina
Rachel Christina
Rosemary Christina
Sadie Christina
Zoe Christina

fairieswearboots Tue 02-Apr-13 23:08:57

Rosa Christina

Anna Christina

Hannah Christina

Polly Christina

Tabitha Christina

Romilly Christina

CheshireDing Tue 02-Apr-13 20:17:00

I think the A ending is okay. My "official" (never used) name is Christina and my middle name begins and ends with an "A". I think it flows fine but is a bit of a mouthful grin so I would say maybe bit a shorter first name otherwise it's a lot to write on forms!

Somebody said Mary Christina, I think that sounds lovely.

StitchAteMySleep Tue 02-Apr-13 18:56:58

Edie Christina

twentyfourcarat Tue 02-Apr-13 18:42:48

Continuing from last and sorry for repeats...

Henrietta Christina
Lillian Christina
Violet Christina
Jasmine Christina
Jessica Christina
Elodie Christina
Rachel Christina
Rebecca Christina
Didi Christina
Juliette Christina
Niamh Christina
Lauren Christina
Erin Christina
Isobel Christina
Phoebe Christina
Rosalie Christina
Noemie Christina
Annie Christina

baskingseals Tue 02-Apr-13 16:26:56

Miranda Christina or could be Mirabel Christina.

Eliza Christina

Lara Christina

Florence Christina

Tessa Christina

Stella Christina

Coffee1Sugar Tue 02-Apr-13 16:17:34



Coffee1Sugar Tue 02-Apr-13 16:15:37

Phoebe Christina - beautiful grin

( imo Beatrice - too old lady)

StitchAteMySleep Tue 02-Apr-13 13:21:20

Ivy Christina
Erin Christina
Scarlett Christina
Chloe Christina
Sophie Christina
Zoe Christina
Averie Christina
Lauren Christina
Laurel Christina
Agatha Christina
Odette Christina
Alegra Christina
Octavia Christina

lurcherlover Tue 02-Apr-13 10:44:32

Thanks so much for all the suggestions everyone. I've added Phoebe to the list too. Not so keen on Posy and Daphne - I think they're a bit too girly for me. So current faves are Imogen, Beatrice, Violet, Abigail and Phoebe - any more like those you can think of? This is a huge help, MN has done more in 12 hours than DH and I have managed in nine months grin

ICanTotallyDance Tue 02-Apr-13 05:08:11

I was going to say Elizabeth... but, if not, I'm not sure how these names go but:

Evelyn (you said you liked Evie)
Permelia (not a name I'd ever though about, but I think Permelia Christina has a ring to it)

I think those are ok. The ending with an 'a' thing is a bit tricky. I think it depends on the combination, your surname and also how often you plan on using your child's middle name. For your son, how often do you call him Edward/Ed/Eddie/Ted versus, say, Edward James (or whatever his middle name is)?

Alternatively, just make her name Christina and save all the trouble. grin

marriedinwhiteagain Mon 01-Apr-13 22:51:56

Daphne (primrose made me think of Daffodil and I reached Daphne - which I think is pretty and due a come back).

Posy as nn for Primrose is v sweet.

StitchAteMySleep Mon 01-Apr-13 22:48:26

Violet Christina
Ottilie Christina
Abigail Christina
Ellen Christina
Eleanor Christina
Milicent (Millie) Christina
Phoebe Christina
Grace Christina
Agnes Christina
Hope Christina
June Christina
Miriam Christina
Audrey Christina

lulaloon Mon 01-Apr-13 22:48:24


StitchAteMySleep Mon 01-Apr-13 22:46:24

Violet Christina
Ottilie Christina
Abigail Christina
Ellen Christina
Eleanor Christina
Milicent (Millie) Christina
Phoebe Christina
Grace Christina
Agnes Christina
Hope Christina
June Christina
Miriam Christina
Audrey Christina

lulaloon Mon 01-Apr-13 22:46:21

Posy can be a fab nickname for Primrose or Josephine

cityangel Mon 01-Apr-13 22:44:46

Elin, Seren, Harriet, Alice - you need to be thinking of the shortened options because edward will end up as less syllables at school. The more syllables the more shortening.

raisah Mon 01-Apr-13 22:43:51


marriedinwhiteagain Mon 01-Apr-13 22:40:50

Good luck by the way. Could be any minute from now I guess grin

marriedinwhiteagain Mon 01-Apr-13 22:40:04

But if you go for Eloise, why not Louise? Not Hermione, please not Hermione -she will have to grow into it wink

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