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Please help me choose a name

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IWillGetThere Thu 25-Apr-13 13:31:28

We have our boy's name chosen but we are struggling to agree on a girl's.

Please tell me your favourite:

Harriet
Julianne
Anneliese
Alessandra
Annelie
Zara
Alexandra

Lebkuchenlover Thu 25-Apr-13 14:01:38

But it should be YOUR favourite, not ours smile!

Personally I like Zara, Alexandra and Juliane, but you and your dh should like the name. It should also sound nice with your surname imo.

Patchouli Thu 25-Apr-13 14:05:47

I quite like Harriet and Julianne

Is Alessandra a popular name? I've never heard it and would think you had difficulty saying Alexandra properly if I heard it.

shelli135 Thu 25-Apr-13 14:10:44

I like Zara and Harriet smile

katkoala Thu 25-Apr-13 14:10:56

Harriet gets my vote smile

Madamecastafiore Thu 25-Apr-13 14:12:52

Love Harriet so much I got one myself!

fussychica Thu 25-Apr-13 14:17:24

All good - probably Harriet and Alexandra but my favourite would probably depend on which goes best with your surname.

hellokitty124 Thu 25-Apr-13 14:19:44

Agree that you should love the name (unless you're looking to avoid the popular/loved ones), but my favourites are Zara and Alexandra/Alessandra.

thermalsinapril Thu 25-Apr-13 17:11:16

Alexandra

dontblameme Thu 25-Apr-13 19:31:12

Alessandra is really pretty and gentle-sounding. I also love the name Alysse (ah-leece) but would worry about spelling/pronounciation. What about Elise?

ABirdInTheBush Thu 25-Apr-13 20:48:50

Harriet (I love Hattie as nn), Zara or Alexandra - but Lebkuchenlover is quite right, it's whichever name you love and goes well with your surname.

scarlettsmummy2 Thu 25-Apr-13 20:52:42

Harriet

Ham69 Thu 25-Apr-13 20:53:02

All lovely but I'm also a Harriet fan.
I'd be worried 'Annelie' would sound too similar to 'analy'. Sorry!

MummyBurrows Fri 26-Apr-13 01:10:17

I love Anneliese! It was on my shortlist but DH vetoed it sad

TheSecondComing Fri 26-Apr-13 01:16:48

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Dusty27 Fri 26-Apr-13 03:37:16

I like Anneliese and Julianne. Good Luck!

baskingseals Fri 26-Apr-13 07:18:06

You've got my name and my dd's name on your list.

I think they are all lovely names, choose your favourite.

TSO Fri 26-Apr-13 07:25:52

I love Anneliese although having a cousin of that name I might be a little biased.

MsAkimbo Fri 26-Apr-13 07:29:03

I agree you should choose whichever one you love. But since you asked wink...

Alexandra is my favourite.

SlimFitWellies Fri 26-Apr-13 07:31:33

Love Alessandra, i agree it sounds very soft and pretty.

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