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If i like Edith (Edie) what else might i like?

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kate1296 Tue 16-Dec-14 17:39:38

Hi all.. expecting number two and love the name Edith always have but dh really isn't a fan sad .. anyway if I like this what other name may I like.. Middle name is going to be Debra after my mum Thanks

TittyBojangles Tue 16-Dec-14 17:41:44

Winnie
Connie
Cora
Nancy

charlyn Tue 16-Dec-14 17:47:55

Meredith
Hazel
Rose
Martha
Violet
Juliet
Sylvie
Alice
Clara

elenasalvatore Tue 16-Dec-14 17:51:10

Elsie
Iris

Ellawilk Tue 16-Dec-14 17:57:03

Erin (Erie)?

GlitzAndGigglesx Tue 16-Dec-14 17:57:48

Elodie

Oohhaveabanana Tue 16-Dec-14 18:36:30

Ada
Esther
Iris
Nancy
Maggie
I have an Edith grin

youlookbeautifultonight Tue 16-Dec-14 18:37:45

Eva, elsie

myotherusernameisbetter Tue 16-Dec-14 18:39:05

Phoebe
Matilda (Tilda)
Mabel
Elspeth (Elsie)
Henrietta (Hetty)
Audra
Lillian
Harriet

calzone Tue 16-Dec-14 18:39:10

Dulcie

smilesmilesmilesmile

Love this.

LovelyWeatherForDucks Tue 16-Dec-14 21:22:32

Ettie?

Kittykatmacbill Wed 17-Dec-14 11:51:19

We have an Edith! Dh wasn't that keen but he really liked edie as nn. So went for it in the end with his choice of Middle name...

Other names that were on our list included:
Maggie
Ellen
Elsie
Ailsa
Eilidh

Good luck winning him round wink

TheScenicRoute Wed 17-Dec-14 20:51:52

Shame as Edith or I would spell in Ede for short is lovely.

justjodie92 Wed 17-Dec-14 20:54:24

Iris
Florence
Elsie

SurfsUp1 Thu 18-Dec-14 08:00:35

My friend named her DD Edith. After 3 days of hmm faces from their family they prompt changed her name to Eliza.

KikitheKitKat Thu 18-Dec-14 08:07:47

Mary and Sybil
(Downton Addict!)

mondaymadness Thu 18-Dec-14 14:15:53

Edina
same nn Edie

ElviraCondomine Thu 18-Dec-14 23:45:04

Edith was the 4th most popular girl's name in the UK in 1900 so I have looked at the other names on the list for that year. Also in the list were:

Lilian
Constance
Dora
Gwendoline
Miriam
Blanche
Rosa
Audrey
Selina
Georgina
Helena
Susannah
Cecilia
Josephine
Adelaide
Sylvia
Cicely
Lois
Dorothea
Celia
Rosanna
Gwenllian

Emz1989 Sun 21-Dec-14 01:51:35

Edie is on my shortlist! I love it but same, dh isn't sure! Other names we like are Darcy, Elsie, Violet, Florence, Martha...

CherryAmes Sun 21-Dec-14 02:13:54

My Nan was an Edith (known as Edie). Her sisters were:

Lillian (Lily)
Diana (Anna)
Elizabeth (Lizzie)
Florence (Florrie)
Nancy and Rose.

My gran and her sisters were Edith, Molly and Dulcie. We have chosen DD's name from this list. We also considered Amelia and Meredith.

Fuckmath Sun 21-Dec-14 02:48:01

Adele

clary Sun 21-Dec-14 02:54:59

I love the name Edith grin

I also like
Florence
Agnes
Mabel
Constance
Cecily
Martha
Agatha

I know that some of these are a bit Marmitey... See lots of others have said my ideas <great minds>

moxon Sun 21-Dec-14 06:40:21

If i like Edith (Edie) what else might i like?

Well, since you asked what else you might like:
Ice cream
Summer days
Long walks in the woods
Postman Pat
Graham
Wolverhampton
David Cameron
Pet iguanas
Double-thick soda floats
Heather
King's Cross
Winter in St Lucia
Rayon

grin

(Fwiw I really pike the suggestions of Lillian. Or what about Louisa?)

Cardilover Sun 21-Dec-14 06:46:30

Love love love Edith/Edie but my DH reacted the same as ours!

Iris
Sylvie
Connie
Martha
Esther
Phoebe
Polly
Annie
Robyn
Dora
Norah
Elizabeth/ Bess
Nell

BeginnerSAHM Sun 21-Dec-14 06:52:42

Florence, Violet, Beatrice (Bea), Eleanor (Nell), Iris, Alice

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