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FluffyPickleMonster Sun 17-Apr-16 21:51:39

Thoughts? How would you spell it if you heard it? DH's niece is Abigail, does it sound too similar to you?

Herewegoagainfolks Sun 17-Apr-16 21:53:52

We know several Annabels all with the spelling in your OP.

Not remotely similar to Abigail in my accent (who'll probably end up being called Abby)

DramaAlpaca Sun 17-Apr-16 21:55:27

I love it & I'd spell it Annabel. I find Annabelle unnecessarily frilly.

It sounds completely different to Abigail.

motheroreily Sun 17-Apr-16 21:55:37

I think it's a lovely name. I'd spell it either annabelle or Annabell.

wonkylegs Sun 17-Apr-16 21:57:13

Annabel is on our shortlist in this spelling although we briefly considered Annabelle.
I think it's fine with Abigail.

JSarah Sun 17-Apr-16 22:01:44

I would spell it Annabelle

FluffyPickleMonster Sun 17-Apr-16 22:21:37

Fab, thanks! Glad that it's been well received! Our surname is one syllable and I always think it's a harsh sound so I thought that Annabel had a lovely soft flowy sound to it. I think it does sound similar to Abigail though, maybe I have a weird accent!

Itinerary Mon 18-Apr-16 09:31:47

It's a lovely name. Pretty but not overly frilly.

Cosycottage4 Mon 18-Apr-16 19:03:55

Lovely, it's on our shortlist!

septembersunshine Mon 18-Apr-16 20:14:49

Annabel. Just as you have written it. It's the name we are calling our baby if it's a girl. Love it!

FluffyPickleMonster Mon 18-Apr-16 21:28:32

Yay thanks ladies. It's deffo on my list now!

NanaNina Tue 19-Apr-16 23:09:08

Very pretty name and unusual too

EnriqueTheRingBearingLizard Tue 19-Apr-16 23:12:13

I've never thought about any other spelling but Annabelle, but either way it's lovely and not associated at all with Abigail in my mind.

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