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Alissia-Rose ...

(39 Posts)
toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 11:31:00

Trying to.come up with.girls names and this is probablly my definite option....

Story behind it.. DH likes 'Alice' i.said no as it just makes me think of the very rude song (who the f**k is alice) ... And he likes Rose.. I like rose but not.for a first names.

So ive lengthened alice to alissia and used rose as second name..
Rose would be a middle name if it was upto me but we're unsure whether to hyphenate it yet... What do you all think?

My first choice was Olivia but DH.doesnt like sad!

Wahla Tue 21-May-13 11:44:55

Something-Rose seems very popular at the moment, I know four in the last year (Amber-Rose, Imogen-Rose, Alicia-Rose and a Lily-Rose). How would you feel if there were several other girls in your DD's class with the same sort of name?

It wouldn't bother me incidentally, and Alissia-Rose is a perfectly pretty name. Use it if you both like it.

toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 12:05:58

Im.thinking just a middle name and letting her decide what to do with it when she grows up!.. Hmmmm..... Only trying to keep DH happy as he didnt have a say in.anything with.his first daughter (different mum).. Thankyou smile

Blanketsandpillows Tue 21-May-13 12:19:57

I like the name Alissia, and LOVE the name Rose. But I wouldn't put them together as a first name (as in I wouldn't hyphenate).

NotYoMomma Tue 21-May-13 12:21:15

Def no hyphen.

prefer Alyssa to Alissia though, as it is normally spelt Alicia isn't it?

Alyssa Rose Surname

ladymia Tue 21-May-13 13:05:13

The spelling of Alissia seems a bit strange to me? Is that the proper spelling?

No to the hyphen it dumbs down the name IMO

toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 14:18:23

Its normally spelt Alyssia but can be spelt Alissia... .. Would be Alissia Rose Ashworth.. I think it rolls off tongue nicely smile. I agree about not hyphenating, too

jamtoast12 Tue 21-May-13 14:25:19

Don't like the spelling at all... Seems made up even if its not... Def sense of trying to hard I think. The name itself is nice though smile

Agree try find something other than Rose, its what everyone gets, similar to ann when I was younger!

RedJeans Tue 21-May-13 14:26:45

I would spell it Alicia, more like Alice and the traditional spelling I think, also very pretty! I don't mind it hyphenated but maybe with Rose just as a middle name would leave the focus on Alicia which is lovely smile

jamtoast12 Tue 21-May-13 14:32:01

redjeans I agree that spelling is miles better...seems more sophisticated.

toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 14:36:18

I prefer Alicia but thats DHs daughters middle name so cant have sad and is pronounced al-ee-sha.. I just i dont mind Alyssa but i prefer it with an 'i' ... I dont like the letter Y i think it looks a lil masculine.. Hmmm... Confused now :p

GibberTheMonkey Tue 21-May-13 14:36:47

Problem with using the spelling Alicia is some, me included, would make my first assumption at it being pronounced aleesha.

GibberTheMonkey Tue 21-May-13 14:37:05

Xpost smile

borisjohnsonshair Tue 21-May-13 14:58:27

Really dislike Alissia, sounds made-up to me. If you don't like Alice, then go for something else. Rose is nice, but PLEASE don't hyphenate.

Oriunda Tue 21-May-13 20:16:43

Don't like Alissia, as others have said sounds made up, and not keen on the hyphen either. I like Alicia Rose (but potential to be pronounced as Aleesha). What about Alessia Rose? (Alessia is Italian version of Alexandra).

olivertheoctopus Tue 21-May-13 20:58:36

I don't like the spelling and think hyphenating is naff. I know someone with a lisp who called his daughter Alicia. Never understood that..

jamtoast12 Tue 21-May-13 21:06:13

I don't understand the idea of Alicia being pronounced aleesha? It reads al..iss..ia? There is no ee sound? Am I issuing something as I know. Few Alicia and they are never said as aleesha?

jamtoast12 Tue 21-May-13 21:06:56

Sorry should say am I missing something as I know a few....

Pobblewhohasnotoes Tue 21-May-13 21:11:15

I don't like the spelling or the hyphen.

To me it should be spelt Alicia, it's not pronounced Al-eesha. Or spell it Alysia. Or how about Elysia?

toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 21:43:08

I quite like Alyssa after someone mentioned it up there ^ .. Al-is-a
Alyssa Rose maybe?

toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 21:44:11

pobble i like Elysia ... May be an option. Thankyou

Karbea Tue 21-May-13 21:48:04

Spell the name correctly and don't hyphenate otherwise it's very chavvy.

toni1bump Tue 21-May-13 22:55:56

I dont think Alyssa is too chavvy? Hmmm

EhricLovesTeamQhuay Wed 22-May-13 08:34:43

Hyphenated names are awful, and alissia looks made up. Rose is also extremely popular as a middle name.

sandberry Wed 22-May-13 09:51:40

How about the Italian Alessia which is definitely not made up and sounds similar

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