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MadBannersAndCopPorn Tue 06-Aug-13 14:02:57

We have two girls both with short, feminine but strong names- think Thea, Edie etc. If we have another girl I would like to choose something a bit less girly. IYSWIM

I've been thinking...
Frankie- any other long names for this nn other than Frances?
Cameron- nn Cami
Eliette (wild card- pronounced Elliot)
Cleo?! (Cleona)
Charlie (DP does not like Charlotte- I love it, any other long names?)

Not a fan of the Ellie-Mae, Gracie-Lou kind of names (sorry). Do not like Sam, Max or Robyn for a girl


LauraChant Mon 12-Aug-13 23:07:03

Congratulations! Have you decided on a name?

Just throwing Darrell into the mix!

Ohhelpohnoitsa Mon 12-Aug-13 23:01:54

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MadBannersAndCopPorn Mon 12-Aug-13 21:01:46

Sorry to reserect an old thread but I found out that I was having a little girl todaysmilesmile!!!!!!
Dp and I were against finding out the sex until the sonogropher asked if we wanted to know and we said yes!
We went and bought a few girly bits today which was weird! Obviously we know it's not 100% but it seems more real now we know baby is fine and dandy and we've passed 20 weeks!

Just wanted to share as no one in rl knows!!!

BigTravellingClown Thu 08-Aug-13 18:00:21

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Caip Thu 08-Aug-13 14:39:07

forgot to add Adrienne

Caip Thu 08-Aug-13 14:38:39

2 of my favourite at the moment are Henrietta and Claudia - I think Claude for a girl is really cute and there are a few different options with Henrietta
I also love Peta (pron. Peter), met one at a wedding and I'm sure she gets fed up of having to repeat it but I like it

moas Thu 08-Aug-13 14:18:00

Maxine - Max !

racingheart Wed 07-Aug-13 20:43:29

I know two girls called Sydnee - really suits them both, and one called Bryan (really, with that spelling too, not even Bryanne)

Stevie from Stephanie
Mickie - Michaela
Ronnie - Veronica
Vic - Victoria
Claude (love this name)

MadBannersAndCopPorn Wed 07-Aug-13 20:38:21

Wow Anjou- you've got them all!! Thanks- Reese is lovely and so is Eden -but i don't know if i'd have the balls to use it

Anjou Wed 07-Aug-13 14:14:43

Here's some strong names and some masculine nn from girly names for you!

Alex (Alexa)
Cal (Caledonia)
Danika (nn Dani or Nikki variations)
Delph (Delphine)
Evan (Evangeline)
Jac (Jacqueline/Jacinta)
Kit (short for all sorts!)
Kir (Kira)
Pip (Pippa/Phillipa)
Reese (Raissa)
Sid (Sidney/Sydney/Sidonie)
Sim (Simone)
Tom (Thomasina)
Tig (short for all sorts)

Good luck! smile

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Coconutty Wed 07-Aug-13 13:49:38

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ScrambledSmegs Wed 07-Aug-13 13:46:49

Jo - from Josephine.
Clem - from Clemency

Don't know if it helps but DD2 has Beatrice as a middle name. She's known as Bear grin

badtime Wed 07-Aug-13 13:11:52

Frankie could also be Francisca (the Spanish/Portuguese version).

For Charlie, I think you could probably used the other names derived from Charles, such as Caroline/Carolyn? It's a bit of a stretch, though.

EstelleGetty Wed 07-Aug-13 10:33:36

I love Lou for a girl (not as a suffix like Mary-Lou etc). It sounds quite strong. It could be shortened from Louise or I did know a French baby girl called Louison (traditionally a male name, but very nice).

I don't have any DCs yet, but if we had a girl we'd call her Lucienne and shorten that to Lou.

curlew Wed 07-Aug-13 08:54:41

Why would you give a girl a boy's name?

Beer0Clock Wed 07-Aug-13 08:49:38


Rakoshi Wed 07-Aug-13 08:47:51

I have a Carly that got shortened to Billy and now answers to Bill.

soontobeslendergirl Wed 07-Aug-13 08:24:57

I know a male and female Piper

EggInABap Wed 07-Aug-13 08:02:21


Rhubarbgarden Wed 07-Aug-13 07:59:14

I love Roberta nn Bobbi

itsonlysubterfuge Wed 07-Aug-13 07:54:34

There was a show called Sisters were the father wanted boys, but got all the girls. These are the names and nicknames of the girls.

Alexandra - Alex
Theodora - Teddy
Georgiana - Georgie
Francesca - Frankie

WeleaseWodger Wed 07-Aug-13 07:50:42


(Unisex but at the same time I knew a very girlie Leslie so it feels feminine to me)

Onyabike Wed 07-Aug-13 07:48:19

Erin? Predominantly used as a feminine forename, but can be used for both sexes.

pebblepots Wed 07-Aug-13 07:43:53

Agree with Bluestars, Belinda is nice for Billie. Getting Billie from Willow seems a bit random.

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