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NoCapes Wed 27-Jul-16 09:53:25

What do you all think of this name?
And which spelling would you go for?

florascotianew Wed 27-Jul-16 10:00:11

I quite like it and would spell it Fern.
People don't mess around with the spellings of other nature names (Rose, Willow, Heather, Rowan etc etc) so I don't really see the need to change the original spelling of Fern.

RiverTam Wed 27-Jul-16 10:01:15

I would also go for Fern.

BeautyGoesToBenidorm Wed 27-Jul-16 10:03:03

Fearne is a horrible spelling, trying a bit too hard to be 'yooneek', and it just reminds me of Fearne Bloody Cotton.

Fern is nice, simple, and feminine.

DramaAlpaca Wed 27-Jul-16 10:04:20

Fern. Just Fern.

There's no need to mess around with such a lovely name.

NoCapes Wed 27-Jul-16 10:09:39

Oh I thought these were all accepted spellings tbh, didn't realise Fearne only came from Fearne Cotton blush
I in no way whatsoever want to be 'yooneek' trust me

Glad that everyone seems to like the actual name though smile

BeautyGoesToBenidorm Wed 27-Jul-16 11:43:48

The actual name is lovely, and I don't know any little Ferns, so maybe still quite unusual? It's a nice, neat little name that's cute as a youngster, and works just as well for an adult smile

LotsOfDots Wed 27-Jul-16 13:54:49

Fern. Charlotte's web. Lovely.

SteviebunsBottrittrundle Wed 27-Jul-16 14:54:55

I love it! I also thought Fearne was an accepted spelling though and wouldn't have thought of it as a made up spelling or anything. I like Fearne or Fern but Fern might be easier for her when giving her name over the phone, less likely to be misspelt etc. Unless she's speaking to a Fearne Cotton fan that is!

candykane25 Wed 27-Jul-16 14:57:58

I know a 9yo Fern and she is adorable. Definitely Fern.

NaffOffMartha Wed 27-Jul-16 14:58:40

Fearne Cotton is the daughter of a signwriter, need I say more? grin

Sophronia Wed 27-Jul-16 15:15:00

I only like the Fern spelling. Fearne looks made up.

HearCerseiRoar Sun 31-Jul-16 11:15:00

My sister's name is Fern. I chose it, apparently, because my favourite book as a child was Charlotte's Web. I quite like it smile

Angiepoise Mon 01-Aug-16 00:13:54

I thought of Charlotte's Web too. Cute name, nice prehistoric plant grin

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