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HellesBelles01 Sun 25-Oct-15 00:43:03

What do you think? I love it but DP not sure. Surname is short (one syllable) so would like a middle name but struggling for one that goes with Cecily - any thoughts?

JanuaryJuniper Sun 25-Oct-15 01:06:56

I like it.

Cecily Clementine nn Cece (indulge me)
Cecily Juniper
Cecily Primrose
Cecily Scout
Cecily Birdie
Cecily Iris

GrizzlebertGrumbledink Sun 25-Oct-15 01:16:34

Parsley lives in a pen....


Sophronia Sun 25-Oct-15 01:19:50

Cecily Mary
Cecily Winifred
Cecily Anna
Cecily Beatrice
Cecily Frances
Cecily Violet
Cecily Florence
Cecily Hannah
Cecily Matilda
Cecily Olive
Cecily Ruth
Cecily Willow

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sun 25-Oct-15 01:34:47

Cecily Grace
Cecily Olivia
Cecily Maria
Cecily Ellen
Cecily June
Cecily Alice
Cecily Coral
Cecily Elizabeth

Allalonenow Sun 25-Oct-15 01:50:35

Cecily is beautiful.

I think it would work best with another classic name as a middle name, Cecily Elizabeth, Cecily Lucinda, Cecily Miranda. The pair of longer names would contrast well with a shorter surname.

Roonerspism Sun 25-Oct-15 02:35:42

I love it.

DH hates it so I didn't "get" it. But I hope you do!

WishIWasWonderwoman Sun 25-Oct-15 03:27:27

Cecily is nice. If your DH is not keen, does he like Cecelia more?

How about Cecily Elizabeth, Cecily Margaret, Cecily Jane, Cecily Anne or Cecily Rose?

Or just Cecily "Your Name" or Cecily "Your mother's Name" or Cecily "Your Sister's Name."

AuntGertrude Sun 25-Oct-15 07:06:02

One of the loveliest names out there.
I would pair it with a simple or classic single syllable middle name -

HellesBelles01 Sun 25-Oct-15 08:16:41

Thanks everyone. Grizzle, I'd forgotten about the Beatrix Potter character!

I like the idea of a classic middle name and you've made some great suggestions. Clementine was a favourite of mine but worried that pronunciation would be an issue (clementyne or -tyne); using it as a middle name would minimise this.

Joan is another one I'll seriously consider. It's my grandmother's middle name. We are very close and I'd like to include her in the name.

I've definitely got my heart set on Cecily now...will try to persuade DP! I think it's such an elegant sounding name and would suit a little girl and a grown up. It's unusual but not too unusual (IME anyway). Thanks again!

mammmamia Sun 25-Oct-15 09:00:16

I like it. Like Cece as a nn as well.

Imogenlasting Tue 27-Oct-15 16:24:38

I quite like it. It's an old fashioned, boarding school book type of name and I'd love to see more of those being used again.

squoosh Tue 27-Oct-15 17:25:10

Definitely an Angela Brazil sort of name. Cecily of the Upper Fourth or Cecily of St. Hilda's. That sort of thing.

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