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Short, "springy" names for girls?

(39 Posts)
CheerfulYank Fri 19-Apr-13 01:00:45

We're having a DD next month and have pretty much decided on the first name Margaret. (She'll be Maggie for short)

DH wants something like Grace in the middle but I'd like something a little different.

We've had five more inches of snow this week angry and I feel like winter is going to last forever!

I'd quite like to give my May baby a middle name that reminds men of Spring.

I like Wren and Lilac...any other suggestions?

CheerfulYank Mon 22-Apr-13 06:30:18

I am Nooka. I love Minnesota but it's getting to be a bit much this year.

I will look at birds. I really like Wren but DH is not sold. hmm

nooka Mon 22-Apr-13 06:47:39

Not Loon perhaps! Although I love the sound that loons make. It's wonderfully haunting.

TwllBach Mon 22-Apr-13 06:52:53

Wren is so lovely... What about Willa? To me it sounds fresh and light, like spring, but it is almost like willow, which is a bit spring-y too grin

(I bloody love the name Willa but dp thinks its awful sad

hellohellohihi Mon 22-Apr-13 06:53:14


ScumbagCollegeDropout Mon 22-Apr-13 06:56:34


baskingseals Mon 22-Apr-13 07:17:04

What about Jonquil?
Beautiful spring flower. Congratulationsgrin

melodyme Sun 28-Apr-13 20:01:58

Margaret Maye (is it too much?)
Margaret Skye
Margaret Lil
Margaret Fay
Margaret Nell
And Margaret Wren is adorable.

amazingmumof6 Sun 28-Apr-13 20:13:19

Maggie May is great!

or Maggie Joy - spring is happy

or how about Maggie Ray, as in sun rays, sunshine - I'm not sure

amazingmumof6 Sun 28-Apr-13 20:15:31

Maggie Spring even? hmmm, not sure either

mrspaddy Sun 28-Apr-13 20:18:57

ah I am not great with ideas but I just love Maggie. Adorable.

Jane ?

Ps Love Maggie May too.

WhispersOfWickedness Sun 28-Apr-13 20:18:58

Primrose is perfect! You are totally right, middle names are made for the 'out there' names, and Primrose sounds fab with Margaret and Maggie grin

amazingmumof6 Sun 28-Apr-13 20:24:30

sorry but I just have to suggest Simpson as the middle name grin

Rhubarbgarden Sun 28-Apr-13 21:08:14

Wren is so lovely, please use it! Or how about Linnet if you are after a bird name? Or
Celeste - blue skies
Celandine - probably too long but a wonderfully cheery spring flower

KittenofDoom Sun 28-Apr-13 22:39:37

Most birds aren't particularly spring-like, apart from Swallow which is probably not a good choice hmm

I said Celandine. Surprising that hasn't caught on as a name really, it's melodic and a lovely flower as you say.

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