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Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 18:27:44

Hi, I'm after some inspiration for a baby girl name. My surname is Balicki. Pronounced ba-liss-ki.

We would like a name that doesn't just roll into the surname and get lost.

Any suggestions?

soontobeslendergirl Tue 25-Mar-14 18:34:31

Katerina
Leonora
Susanna
Jennifer
Carolina
Gabrielle

I think it needs a longer name, short ones do get a bit lost.

soontobeslendergirl Tue 25-Mar-14 18:34:51

what type of name do you like?

soontobeslendergirl Tue 25-Mar-14 18:36:43

I'd definitely avoid names with a similar ending e.g. Lucy, Molly etc Millie is particularly bad as it reminds me of Milli Vanilli grin

meditrina Tue 25-Mar-14 18:50:40

Polysyllabic pan-European name would probably go best, so I think soontobeslender's suggestions are lovely.

And would add: Isabella, Victoria, Elisaveta, Penelope, Josephine, Helena, Madeleine, Natasha, Veronica

Any good?

IdaClair Tue 25-Mar-14 18:53:53

Eleanor, hazel, Harriet,

Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 19:13:30

My husband really likes Phoebe but I'm not sure if there is too much of a b sound going on...
Because we are both over 6ft we are probably going to have a tall girl. So we really want a feminine pretty name.
I like the suggestion of Susanna. But it's too close to my name Suzanne

meditrina Tue 25-Mar-14 19:14:43

Hippolyta grin

Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 19:16:45

Well that's certainly Amazonian!!

Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 19:19:46

We had the name Erin for ages but then went off it. And now we only have 5 weeks til due date!!! Aaah

meditrina Tue 25-Mar-14 19:24:46

If you like Erin, how about Ellen (or the Greek Eleni), Arianne, Ariadne, Serena, Merryn, Meredith?

morehelpneeded123 Tue 25-Mar-14 19:28:58

Nastasia

Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 19:29:15

Merryn is lovely. Never heard of that before. Although we were hoping to use my great grandmother's middle name which is Mae. Would it go?

TeaAndALemonTart Tue 25-Mar-14 19:32:30

Clara, Jasmine, Harriet, Verity.

meditrina Tue 25-Mar-14 19:32:46

I think it'd be OK as the cadence is right. Try it out for a few days and see if you both like how it flows.

Pasithea Tue 25-Mar-14 19:38:43

Mirren Mae.

Glossolalias Tue 25-Mar-14 19:39:26

Merryn Mae Balicki
Sounds lovely

GreatJoanUmber Tue 25-Mar-14 19:45:32

I think a non frilly name that ends in -a would complement the surname nicely.

Anna
Hannah
Clara
Julia
Jana
Maria
Kia
Rhea
Tamsyn

Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 20:18:48

Husband doesn't like Merryn sad he thinks it sounds really old. I really like it. I think it sounds timeless. I like that it's unusual

Skooziroo Tue 25-Mar-14 20:26:55

Although cornish names could be a winner. I googled Merryn and apparently it's Cornish. We got engaged in Cornwall and we go there every year for a holiday smile

SimplySara Tue 25-Mar-14 20:43:23

I love the Cornish name of Elowen. There is also Morwen. Both would sound lovely with your last name, are elegant and feminine and could have meaning for you.

hunreeeal Tue 25-Mar-14 20:52:56

Louisa
Natalie
Victoria
Jessica
Carina
Georgia
Stella

MyNameIsKenAdams Tue 25-Mar-14 21:33:08

Freya
Aoife

NCFTTB Tue 25-Mar-14 21:53:06

Lucy or Anna

soontobeslendergirl Tue 25-Mar-14 22:18:55

Vanessa
Juliet
Celeste
Amaris
Lucia (loo chia)
Alicia (either pronouciation would be good - Alis-sia or Alee-sha)

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