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If someone gave you 7 seconds to name...

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Cate29 Tue 02-Apr-13 16:06:48

...a confident, successful young woman, what would you name her?
I have completely pinched this idea from an earlier thread about naming a baby girl who was handed to you - but it's easy to think of cute baby girl names!

Littlecherublegs Tue 02-Apr-13 23:39:33


ILikeRed Wed 03-Apr-13 00:23:47


out2lunch Wed 03-Apr-13 00:36:03


sjupes Wed 03-Apr-13 00:42:31


It's a lovely name it always makes me think of a strong minded confident young woman smile

Gwennan Wed 03-Apr-13 12:51:54


NorksAreMessy Wed 03-Apr-13 12:59:05

ilikered and gwennan what excellent suggestions smile

HorryIsUpduffed Wed 03-Apr-13 13:06:38


BikeRunSki Wed 03-Apr-13 13:10:52


HappyAsEyeAm Wed 03-Apr-13 13:20:23

Catherine or Katherine

AphraBehn Wed 03-Apr-13 14:21:33

Another vote for Elizabeth.

Cate29 Wed 03-Apr-13 14:29:40

pigletpower we have remarkably similar tastes!

My name has appeared here, as has the middle name we have chosen. It's funny how perceptions of a name changes over time isn't it?! I love reading your suggestions!

Cate29 Wed 03-Apr-13 14:30:14

The mn will be Elizabeth, btw.

Ohmydarlin Wed 03-Apr-13 22:20:50


everlong Thu 04-Apr-13 09:08:26


ThenWeTakeBerlin Thu 04-Apr-13 09:15:41


pumpkinsweetie Thu 04-Apr-13 09:16:32


pigletpower Thu 04-Apr-13 18:52:08

Cate-Thankyou! Our DS is called Dexter Miles[named before that damn TV show!] and I also think they are both strong male names-called him Dexie when little but now he likes Dex!

reastie Thu 04-Apr-13 18:53:20

Miranda, Felicity, Elizabeth

breatheslowly Thu 04-Apr-13 20:17:51

Sophie, Caroline. Lots of names come to mind, but the thing they have in common is that they are from "my generation". Newly popular names and recently revived names don't feel like a confident adult name to me as I associate them with babies and toddlers, but by the time they are adults they will be just right too.

Pudgy2011 Thu 04-Apr-13 21:23:21


Cate29 Fri 05-Apr-13 14:36:23

pigletpower Dexter is a fabulous name!

I love Jennifer, Harriet, Felicity and Tabitha.
Jennifer is a lovely classic name with pretty nns, yet rarely used these days.

Blu Fri 05-Apr-13 14:37:16


racheael76 Fri 05-Apr-13 19:37:00

ELIZABETH-dont like the nickname liz so would need a few more seconds to change it to the spanish for elizabeth which is isabel/isabelle.x

VICTORIA also springs to mind.i think i picked these names as they mean something special ---a royal baby GIRL connection in july?


mymatemax Fri 05-Apr-13 19:39:36


Mellymog Sat 06-Apr-13 21:39:20


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