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Thoughts on these please: Flora v Florence, Martha v Matilda plus Theodore, Felix and Oscar

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ilovespringflowers Fri 26-Feb-16 17:02:36

I'm due in 3 weeks, unknown sex. His three children are Henrietta, Humphrey and Hugo. My three are Emily, Jack and Heidi. This is our first together.

We have agreed (for now!), for a girl, on either Flora or Florence with either Martha or Matilda as a middle name. So Flora Martha, Flora Matilda, Florence Martha or Florence Matilda.

For a boy, Theodore who would go by Theo. Middle name either Felix or Oscar. So Theodore Felix or Thedore Oscar.

This is all subject to change!

Flora Martha
Flora Matilda
Florence Martha
Florence Matilda

Theodore Felix
Theodore Oscar

Hamiltoes Fri 26-Feb-16 17:06:31

Not keen on any... Sorry.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Fri 26-Feb-16 17:09:03

I love love love Flora.

Flora Matilda

Theodore Oscar

Glad you're getting somewhere OP.

Did you try the named together website?

nextyearrodney Fri 26-Feb-16 17:10:35

You clearly like Flo for your choice of girls name!

I think all your choices are lovely and go well with your current names too.

Sophronia Fri 26-Feb-16 17:42:32

Flora Matilda and Theodore Felix

Tactfulcactus Fri 26-Feb-16 18:47:46

Florence Matilda and Theodore Felix

thebiscuitindustry Fri 26-Feb-16 19:22:59

I like Florence, Theodore and Felix, but not Flora, Matilda, Martha or Oscar.

Florence (something else) would be my choice but I have no preference between Martha and Matilda as middle name.

Theodore Felix would be a fantastic name.

Ham69 Fri 26-Feb-16 19:33:02

Lovely names. Can't go wrong with any combination IMO.

LotsofDots Fri 26-Feb-16 19:37:20

Florence Martha and Theodore Felix.

Florence and Martha both have a nice gentle sound, I think Matilda is spikier!

Pippafisher Fri 26-Feb-16 21:48:01

I love flora but didn't work with our surname!! Definitely Matilda over Martha, and felix is fab, again I loved it, but not with our surname! Great names smile

SummerMonths Fri 26-Feb-16 22:40:57

All lovely names. My preferences are
Florence Matilda (although I'd go for Matilda Florence)
Theodore Oscar

CakeRattleandRoll Sat 27-Feb-16 03:06:39

Florence Martha and Theodore Felix

NoncommittalToSparkleMotion Sat 27-Feb-16 03:49:46

Florence Martha and Theodore Felix

julfin Sat 27-Feb-16 07:24:14

Glad you're making progress!

The only combo that I think does NOT work is Flora Martha. I can't pinpoint why - it just doesn't sound right. Something to do with the rhythm?

I prefer Florence to Flora and think it works better with the siblings' names. Also, if you go with Florence you can always call her Floral for short if you want.

And I prefer Matilda to Martha (which I think has less character). So, my favourite of the girl combos is Florence Matilda. I think this has the best rhythm of all the girl combos.

I like both Oscar and Felix and think they both go well with Theodore (not helpful, sorry).

crapfatbanana Sat 27-Feb-16 07:45:03

Flora, Matilda, Felix.

Flora Matilde
Felix Theodore

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