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Middle name for Penelope

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MrsDarcy4092 Tue 21-Jun-16 19:05:10

If we have a girl one day we have always been set on Penelope but middle names are difficult. I would like a pretty name but also one which could have meaning. Any suggestions? Our shortlist so far...

Penelope Ada
Penelope Belle
Penelope Wren
Penelope Lucy

FuzzyOwl Tue 21-Jun-16 19:06:00

My favourite of your options is Belle

MrsDarcy4092 Tue 21-Jun-16 19:08:01

I forgot Penelope Vivienne.

I'm open to suggestions if you can think of anything better?

IoraRua Tue 21-Jun-16 19:11:13

Not a fan of Lucy as it has the ee sound to the end and is a bit matchy in that way.
Penelope Jade or Faith did come into my head when I read your title.
I like the shorter names with Penelope so would rule Vivienne out on that basis.

Of the remaining ones:
1. Penelope Wren
2. Penelope Belle
3. Penelope Ada

Gracey79 Tue 21-Jun-16 19:12:01

I think one syllable is best,
Eve
Rae
Skye
Faye

ThomasHardyPerennial Tue 21-Jun-16 19:13:06

Penelope Grace

PotteringAlong Tue 21-Jun-16 19:14:36

Penelope Alice
Penelope Rose
Penelope Ruth

readyforno2 Tue 21-Jun-16 19:18:08

Penelope Jane

TheTartOfAsgard Tue 21-Jun-16 19:18:54

Penelope Ann

McZeba Tue 21-Jun-16 19:21:48

Penelope Primrose

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Tue 21-Jun-16 19:29:14

Penelope June
Penelope Grace
Penelope Leigh
Penelope Willow
Penelope Jasmine
Penelope Ellen
Penelope Sophia
Penelope Lois
Penelope Jane
Penelope Eliza
Penelope Alicia
Penelope Fern
Penelope Faith

DubiousCredentials Tue 21-Jun-16 20:05:46

Penelope Jane.

RandomHusband Tue 21-Jun-16 20:16:16

Penelope Pitstop.

Wordsaremything Tue 21-Jun-16 21:19:32

Penelope primrose

FabFiveFreddie Tue 21-Jun-16 21:21:10

randomHusband you beat me to it 😂

Seriously, Penelope Jean.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Tue 21-Jun-16 21:22:23

Rose or Lynn

Boobz Tue 21-Jun-16 21:47:16

We have a Penelope Lucy!

MrsDarcy4092 Tue 21-Jun-16 22:11:08

Aw, is your Penelope Lucy a penny, Nellie or Penelope?! We're thinking penny.

Thanks for all of your help.
My favourites are
Penelope Belle
Penelope Emma
Penelope Lucy

Boobz Wed 22-Jun-16 06:53:26

She is Pen, Penny and Penpots.

Her sister is Constance: Con, Connie and Compote

Sisters to Kit.

WhoWants2Know Wed 22-Jun-16 06:56:20

Mine is Penelope Rose

MrsDarcy4092 Wed 22-Jun-16 18:17:32

Aw, lots of lovely Penelope's smile

julfin Fri 24-Jun-16 02:27:32

Ha ha Boobz, brilliant!

I think monosyllabic mn is good, or two syllables as long as emphasis is on the first syllable.

Of your suggestions, I'd go with Belle. Beautiful! I'd personally not choose ada because I have difficulty with the two adjacent vowels. And likewise Lucy because I find it a bit hard to say - perhaps because of the two Ls so close together. I do really like the name Lucy though (more than Ada).

I'm a bit unsure about wren as a name. (I prefer it as a nickname, eg short for Lauren, or personality-based.)

MoggieMaeEverso Fri 24-Jun-16 02:36:45

Penelope June
Penelope May
Penelope Kate
Penelope Fay
Penelope Rose

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