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msindesisive1 Sat 20-Feb-16 23:37:46

Betsy and Lila

Is Lila to faddy? I think it sounds quite pretty but wonder if people would struggle with getting it right, lee-la, Laila, Lil-a instead of Lie-la

And Betsy- I never use to look but all of a sudden find it quite nice, hubby thinks it sounds like a dogs name.

msindesisive1 Sat 20-Feb-16 23:38:14

Meant Like*

NoTractorsAtTheTable Sat 20-Feb-16 23:42:30

Our dog is called Betsy blush (border terrier)

Lila is nicer, DD has one in her class who's a very sweet wee girl!

Babymamamama Sat 20-Feb-16 23:45:33

Lila. Very sweet. Betsy ok but slight old lady connotations.

Sophronia Sun 21-Feb-16 00:32:09

I like both. I'm surprised Lila isn't more popular while names like Lily and Isla are everywhere.

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 21-Feb-16 00:52:22

Lila is lovely, I would pronounce it lie-la as you would.

Betty is just a nickname for Elizabeth.

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 21-Feb-16 00:53:05

Sorry *Betsy

manicinsomniac Sun 21-Feb-16 01:32:48

I don't like Betsy at all.

Lila is nice but I thought it was Lee-la. If you want an unambiguous Lie-la, I'd spell it Lyla.

MoggieMaeEverso Sun 21-Feb-16 01:53:18

Lila is great. Some people will pronounce it Leela, who cares, just correct them and they'll remember next time.

NadiaWadia Sun 21-Feb-16 04:44:01

Lila is a gorgeous name. I would assume it''s pronounced 'lie-la' too. If you put an 'h' on the end - Lilah - would that help to hammer home the correct way to say it, do you think?

Betsy is quite pretty, but maybe a little nicknamey and cutesy?

Seekingmiracles Sun 21-Feb-16 07:02:21

I like both. Lila is on my girls list.
Not as keen on Betsy - I can't imagine being an adult called Betsy... Cute for a little girl though.

Afreshstartplease Sun 21-Feb-16 07:03:54

Lila is on my list, but probably would spell it Lyla

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