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sillyoldfool Wed 22-May-13 21:28:30

A sister for M@rth@ and Gret@?
Will she be forever called moany mona?!

RubyrooUK Wed 22-May-13 21:30:17

I love it.

I only make boys personally but it would be my number one girl's name in a parallel universe. I'm not sure Ramona is so good for a boy. grin

FringeEvent Wed 22-May-13 21:33:30

I love the name Ramona (I realised I liked it after watching Scott Pilgrim, and hearing this on the soundtrack

tourdefrance Wed 22-May-13 21:33:58

I love it too.

sillyoldfool Wed 22-May-13 21:36:34

oooh good, my mum's response was that she'll be nicknamed moany... nice to have some positive responses!

Have no idea for a boys name though.

Leeds2 Wed 22-May-13 21:38:28

Makes me think of Ramona Quimby (?), from the books. Not sure if she is a positive role model or not, as I have never read them! Also makes me think of the Ramones.

Ragusa Wed 22-May-13 21:41:07

Oh that's a really lovely name....unusual without being try-hard.

EasterHoliday Wed 22-May-13 21:41:10

absolutely LOVE it. Probably because it makes me think of the Ramones...
best name I've seen spouted round here.

underthemountain Wed 22-May-13 21:41:32

I love Ramona Quimby!

redrubyshoes Wed 22-May-13 21:42:12

Ramona the Pest! I loved the books as a kid. Ramona was 'unique' to say the least.

bootsycollins Wed 22-May-13 21:42:41

I love Ramona

GwendolineMaryLacey Wed 22-May-13 21:43:46

Love it. DH didn't <sulk>

TheSecondComing Wed 22-May-13 21:44:02

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sillyoldfool Wed 22-May-13 21:45:09

I have to look up Ramona Quimby now! and to my shame I don't know any Ramones songs off the top of my head!

So if we love M@rth@ and gret@ and Ramona, what boy's names should we also like?!

At a total loss for boys names.

ArabellaBeaumaris Wed 22-May-13 21:45:39

It's a great name, & goes really nicely with your other DC (not that I think that sibling names have to "match").

(I have a little G too)

SirDoris Wed 22-May-13 21:47:55

Love it

sillyoldfool Wed 22-May-13 21:48:00

The only worry I have is that our surmane is 0wen, so not sure if Ram0na 0wen sounds a bit '0'-ey....

ArabellaBeaumaris Wed 22-May-13 21:48:09


that's mine & DP's boys name - never managed to agree on one, lucky we had girls!

Stiefeliblue Wed 22-May-13 21:49:50

my friend is called Romana ,i like both of the names

sillyoldfool Wed 22-May-13 21:50:53

I LOVE Ezra, but DH doesn't, Solomon and Amos are really nice...

sillyoldfool Wed 22-May-13 21:52:45

We've had a boy's name both previous pregnancies and I've gone off both of them!

I just really struggle with boy's names, I like solid but a bit unusual.

Ragusa Wed 22-May-13 21:56:01

I sort of see what you mean about the preponderance of Os grin but it wouldn't worry me overly. Will she have a middle name as well?

JoyMachine Wed 22-May-13 21:58:21

I love Ramona because of the books!

I don't see how you could top Gret@ though, just dreamy.

pooka Wed 22-May-13 21:59:56

I like it but....

feel it has to be pronounced with rolling rs a la Rrrrrrrrramoooona.

Don't know why. Think there was a character in cold feet - the nanny - who was called rrrrramona and was spanish.

JoyMachine Wed 22-May-13 21:59:59

Just another thought- you'd have three children ending in 'a' sound then too...

What about Romy or Romilly?

Or carry on in the SOM vein and have Brigitta?

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