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Violet Eleanor?

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Jw35 Fri 04-Mar-16 21:10:39

What do you think of this name. I love it! Eleanor is a family name and I think it softens Violet nicely! Also Violet feels a bit dark whereas Eleanor means bright or shining.
I'm 19 weeks and not sure what I'm having yet but I have a boys name

TheBalefulGroke Fri 04-Mar-16 21:11:29

Not if your surname is Day!

Jw35 Fri 04-Mar-16 21:12:54

I don't get it? Is that someone famous?

iwouldgoouttonight Fri 04-Mar-16 21:15:09

I love it. Violet is my fictional third child's name.

iwouldgoouttonight Fri 04-Mar-16 21:15:38

V.E. Day. Just got it!

Hero1callylost Fri 04-Mar-16 21:16:38

VE Day

I like it. My friend daughter is Violet, nickname Vi

villainousbroodmare Fri 04-Mar-16 21:16:53

I like it a lot but might prefer Eleanor Violet.

TheBalefulGroke Fri 04-Mar-16 21:17:29

Violet Eleanor and any other surname is lovely.

HildaFlorence Fri 04-Mar-16 21:18:08


SweetheartLittleLove Fri 04-Mar-16 21:26:43

I prefer Eleanor Violet too

WhoWants2Know Fri 04-Mar-16 21:26:54

Love it.

Quercus3 Fri 04-Mar-16 22:08:14

Violet Eleanor is lovely smile

TrueBlu Fri 04-Mar-16 22:23:32

I also prefer Eleanor violet

AuntJane Sat 05-Mar-16 00:23:42

Ummm..... Viyella?

Beecraft Sat 05-Mar-16 00:28:41

I prefer Violet, so please don't switch the names around! I think it's a lovely name - Eleanor Violet is nice too smile

IoraRua Sat 05-Mar-16 00:47:40

It's lovely.
I prefer Violet so I hope you keep it that way around smile

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sat 05-Mar-16 00:51:44

Eleanor Violet is nicer. Violet Eleanor just sounds like Violent Eleanor, to me

Jw35 Sat 05-Mar-16 01:06:22

I can't use Eleanor as a first name so it would be violet Eleanor.
I'm also considering violet Grace at the moment. Surname is 2 syllables beginning with W. Thanks!

Sophronia Sat 05-Mar-16 01:25:13

Violet Eleanor is very nice

duckduckquack Sat 05-Mar-16 01:27:25

I think violet is gorgeous but violet Eleanor doesn't flow that well. Who cares though. How often do you actually say your first and middle name together.

Sometimesithinkimbonkers Sat 05-Mar-16 01:36:01

Prefer the spelling Elinor X

Mclaren37 Sat 05-Mar-16 02:10:51

Love Violet and Vi! Violet Grace is gorgeous. Much prefer to Violet to Eleanor - Eleanor is fine as the middle name.

julfin Sat 05-Mar-16 02:46:08

I think Violet Eleanor W-- is softer-sounding and nicer than Violet Grace W--. The V/T/G sounds are a little bit harsh together whereas with Eleanor it flows nicely.

Bellasima20 Sat 05-Mar-16 21:57:59

Violet is a beautiful, unique, feminine name. Eleanor very meh, middle of he road, not elegant or special.

MitzyLeFrouf Sun 06-Mar-16 00:33:25

Violet is lovely, Eleanor is a bit dull but middle names are largely irrelevant in my opinion.

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