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lovelilies Sun 27-Mar-16 16:59:21

It's a bit very out of fashion but for some reason I'm drawn to it for dd due in June!

Love NNs Peggy or Maggie.

Am I just being completely bonkers?

Dd1 is Lily
DS is sachin (Indian name- DP is Indian)

ilovevegcrisps Sun 27-Mar-16 17:00:37

I'm not sure. It's okay; there are definitely 'worse' names from the past, although Peggy really doesn't have a nice sound to it. It doesn't really go with your others, though.

Timeandtune Sun 27-Mar-16 17:00:42

I like Margaret. Simple and classic.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Sun 27-Mar-16 17:03:28

Peggy is fantastic, due a revival.

Margaret is great because you could also have from it Daisy, Molly, Meg, Maggie, Margie.

Helenluvsrob Sun 27-Mar-16 17:04:20

Lovely name. Dd1 middle name after my mum. Peggy Maggie Meg even daisy as nicknames. Fits the criterion to be anyone you want - sweet little daisy , magz the hip cool dude through the prime minister !

Voteforpedr0 Sun 27-Mar-16 17:04:51

Love maggie.

sooperdooper Sun 27-Mar-16 17:04:54

I like it, and yes, lots and lots of nn options smile

TheWrathofNaan Sun 27-Mar-16 17:06:03

Love the name!

NoncommittalToSparkleMotion Sun 27-Mar-16 17:06:29

I think it's great, good nn potential. I don't love Peggy, but like Maggie, Maisie, Daisy, Meg.

ClariceBeanthatsme Sun 27-Mar-16 17:08:19

I think you are too soon, the 100 year rule means it'll be popular again in probably 2050 ish.
I love Audrey though

ThroughThickAndThin01 Sun 27-Mar-16 17:14:00

The Op would beat the popularity rush then Clarice. Well known but uncommon name. Perfect.

Sophronia Sun 27-Mar-16 17:30:09

I like it with nn Peggy

MrsMoggy Sun 27-Mar-16 17:32:46

My great nan was Margaret aka Peggy. Her daughter my nan is also Margaret but no nicknames. I know a few two and under girls called Peggy

HainaultViaNewburyPark Sun 27-Mar-16 17:36:29

I really like Margaret.

lovelilies Sun 27-Mar-16 18:46:03

Excellent! Now to suggest it to DP..confused

seven201 Sun 27-Mar-16 18:53:30

My granny was a Peggy, lovely lady smile

IAmAPaleontologist Sun 27-Mar-16 19:08:21

My Margaret is 7 and fabulous. Mostly gets Daisy but also Meg and goes through phases of wanting to be Margaret.

ashesandfire Sun 27-Mar-16 19:10:28

It's my middle name, after my gran and I hated it growing up. Now I think it's ok but I don't like any of the nicknames. I think Margot is far nicer and softer tbh.

MadisonAvenue Sun 27-Mar-16 19:14:37

It's my mother in law's name...enough said hmm

loubielou2 Sun 27-Mar-16 19:18:26

There are some variations to consider. How about Marguerite, Marguerita or Margo?

Thurlow Sun 27-Mar-16 20:01:32

Fantastic name - am currently expecting DC2 and if it's a girl, it will be Margaret/Maggie

SleepyRoo Sun 27-Mar-16 20:05:43


candykane25 Sun 27-Mar-16 20:08:25

Margaret is definitely on the tip of a comeback. I know a Margo. It's happening. Ditto Kathleen.

Babylove2015 Sun 27-Mar-16 20:52:34

Nothing wrong with Margaret. There are baby Mabels out there - now that's really old fashioned! ( I like Mabel btw). Maggie and Daisy are cute nicknames.

PunkAssMoFo Sun 27-Mar-16 21:01:47

Margaret means 'pearl' - the birthstone for June.

Not keen on Peggy though.

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