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What do you think of Millicent?

(57 Posts)
beckslovestimmy Sat 06-Jul-13 08:56:41

Just that really???

Choccyhobnob Fri 12-Jul-13 14:22:03

Exactly was Mortified said, Millicent Bulstrode and Maleficant from sleeping beauty!


ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Fri 12-Jul-13 14:25:10

Gorgeous name smile

Alwaysbloodyhungry Fri 12-Jul-13 14:28:38

Love it, but then I like names like Nancy and Sissi and Beatty a la monday afternoon bingo down the legion!

DonDrapersAltrEgoBigglesDraper Fri 12-Jul-13 20:16:36

Millicent is one of those names that is ahead of the trend - full of consonants, with a (double) consonant ending, so miles away from the frilly, feminine 'ie/y', 'a', 'el/le' ending girls' names so popular right now.

But - as with everything very popular, their shelf-life is limited, until people tire of those sorts of names and move onto the next big thing.

I think Millicent is great, actually. And in another ten years time, names like this will be what everyone will be going for.

It is infnitely better than the utterly over-used, tired, dull, dime-a-dozen Milly. wink

HouseAtreides Fri 12-Jul-13 20:19:19

It sounds very clinical/medicinal to me. 'Three drops of Millicent in each ear before retiring.'

Casualty Fri 12-Jul-13 23:11:22

Love it, was my Granny's name, though she was known as Milly.

Grannylipstick Sun 14-Jul-13 20:29:11

Love it. My Millie is 21 soon. I really wish I'd called her Millicent. Lots of Millie's around now. There weren't any 21 years ago

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