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Lavender?

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CarbonEmittingPenguin Mon 04-Jan-16 14:43:42

I love the colour and I love the name but DP seems to think it's a pointless name. Please some support?

mumsnit Mon 04-Jan-16 14:45:45

I think it's lovely but would wonder what she'd get for a nn?!

EmmaGellerGreen Mon 04-Jan-16 14:50:27

Well, she'll probably get called toilet, bog, lav etc, so probably not.

BettyBi0 Mon 04-Jan-16 14:51:14

Nooo - she'd just get called Lav

Sophronia Mon 04-Jan-16 15:56:57

Love it but think it's better for a middle name, then it won't get shortened to Lav.

mrschatty Mon 04-Jan-16 15:58:41

It's a lovely feminine name however my great aunt was lavander and she was known as lavvie and lav to her friends and family... which I don't think is a great nn

AuntieStella Mon 04-Jan-16 16:12:36

My first thought was of The Chalet School and Lavender Laughs.

HP is of course vastly more widely known, so the association now would be Lavender Brown. Are you OK with that?

Hadron21 Mon 04-Jan-16 16:13:10

No.

goldglittershitter Mon 04-Jan-16 16:14:28

Better as a middle name, definitely. I know of an Autumn Lavender which I think is utterly beautiful, would u consider something like that?

maybebabybee Mon 04-Jan-16 16:15:55

Good lord no.

brunette123 Mon 04-Jan-16 16:17:50

sorry no reminds me of Hyacinth Bucket

breezeharbour Mon 04-Jan-16 16:29:17

I love Lavender, DP has put his foot down if we have another DD but it is beautiful

Children will always come up with stupid nicknames, don't let that put you off.

xmasseason Mon 04-Jan-16 16:51:50

Personally I don't like it, but it is unusual which you could consider a plus.

Doublebubblebubble Mon 04-Jan-16 16:53:27

Myself and DD watched Matilda yesterday. Lavender is the name of her friend. I quite like it. X

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