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Due this week, really struggling: Lucy, Miranda or Orla

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polkadottop Tue 29-Oct-13 13:49:53

All girls names we like seem to be ruled out by having already been used in our gigantic family. Our other DD is Alice.

I like Orla.
My DH likes Miranda best.
Lucy is our compromise name.

What do you think? Running out of time...

onetiredmummy Tue 29-Oct-13 13:51:10

Miranda then Lucy

Orla as a middle name

Littlecherublegs Tue 29-Oct-13 13:58:14

I like Orla as a name best but actually think Lucy goes best with Alice.

How about Lucy Orla Miranda???!

Idespair Tue 29-Oct-13 13:59:20

Lucy and Alice go well together.

Allalonenow Tue 29-Oct-13 13:59:57

Miranda is beautiful.
Lucy is pretty.

Thurlow Tue 29-Oct-13 14:02:12


UriGHOULer Tue 29-Oct-13 14:16:35


SpottedDickandCustard Tue 29-Oct-13 14:17:50

Miranda. Love it!

NadiaWadia Tue 29-Oct-13 14:26:28

Miranda and Lucy are both lovely names. I don't like Orla particularly, if you want an Irish name there are much prettier ones like, say, Saoirse.

SugarMiceInTheRain Tue 29-Oct-13 14:37:20

I like Orla best but agree that Lucy goes better with Alice. How about Lucy Orla?

isitme1 Tue 29-Oct-13 14:42:03

Just coz I love miranda hart lol

bundaberg Tue 29-Oct-13 14:42:36


Charotte31 Tue 29-Oct-13 14:43:58


cavell Tue 29-Oct-13 14:49:17

I like all of your names. I think Lucy sounds best.

I like Lucy best.

elcranko Tue 29-Oct-13 15:42:24


grizzabellia Tue 29-Oct-13 16:03:05

Orla. Lucy is a bit dull. Miranda is just too frilly!

Saminthemiddle Tue 29-Oct-13 16:05:08


Saminthemiddle Tue 29-Oct-13 16:05:50

Orla, then Lucy, I think Miranda will date.

FixItUpChappie Tue 29-Oct-13 16:28:46

I've always been very fond of the name Miranda. Orla would be my second choice.

williaminajetfighter Tue 29-Oct-13 16:30:03

Orla lovely. Ditto Miranda. Lucy is a bit dullsville.

squoosh Tue 29-Oct-13 17:09:47

Lucy - very pretty
Orla - a bit boring
Miranda - don't like this at all

LynetteScavo Tue 29-Oct-13 17:12:30

I would go for Miranda.

A friend of mine has a DD called Orla...I always kick myself I didn't think of it first.

Lucy....a bit too close to loo seat for me.

ScoutJemAndBoooooooooooo Wed 30-Oct-13 07:10:06

Orla, it is beautiful.

Miranda reminds me too much of the gormless sitcom character.

swoopyswoop Wed 30-Oct-13 07:21:34

All lovely! Not helpful... Maybe just narrow it down to two (Orla and Miranda?) and see what she looks like?

Those two names have quite different feels imo you may feel one suits her much better than the other. Then the other could be a middle name?

Orla Miranda is beautiful smile

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