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user1469197921 Sun 07-Aug-16 13:46:35

Alicia? DD1 is simply called Eliza, not short for Elizabeth or anything, and we love the name Alicia for DD2 - pronounced the traditional A-LISS-i-uh way. Neither of us are too keen on Alice. However, are Eliza and Alicia too similar? They both start with the same vowel sound and I'm worried they're easily confused. Opinions? And, also, if we like Eliza and Alicia, what other names might we like?

villainousbroodmare Sun 07-Aug-16 13:50:38

I think that they are very similar.

bleedingnora Sun 07-Aug-16 13:53:44

They are rather similar but not a deal breaker id say

Lucy
Layla
Lola
Annie
Flour

Notso Sun 07-Aug-16 13:57:41

I wouldn't have them together. Sounds a bit themey.

MyNewBearTotoro Sun 07-Aug-16 13:58:35

Both beautiful names. They're similar but not so similar as to not work together so if Alicia is your favourite name I'd use it.

Some other names you might like:
Lydia
Alexis
Amelie
Estelle
Lucille
Adelie
Delilah
Rosalie

JoMalones Sun 07-Aug-16 14:00:16

Not too similar but what about Alyssa to make sure people pronounce it as you prefer?

Magazinepile Sun 07-Aug-16 14:01:53

They're similar but I think they have a nice ring together! Go for it! X smile

Haffdonga Sun 07-Aug-16 14:02:17

Hmm - a bit matchy matchy for my taste.

gettingtherequickly Sun 07-Aug-16 14:09:28

I love both names, not too match in my opinion.

Also, they are sisters, will grow up and have separate lives. Similar names are fine.

Madbengalmum Sun 07-Aug-16 14:26:30

Really like eliza, really dislike alicia.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sun 07-Aug-16 15:56:35

Well you can. There are no laws about giving your children similar names, but tbh they would sound daft together.
Other suggestions.
Eliza and Ana
Eliza and Laila
Eliza and Lilia
Eliza and Sophia
Eliza and Maya
Eliza and Mia
Eliza and Freya
Eliza and Lucia
Eliza and Kiera
Eliza and Rosa
Eliza and Cara
Eliza and Tora
Eliza and Cora

DramaAlpaca Sun 07-Aug-16 16:14:08

Too similar, IMO.

Dogolphin Sun 07-Aug-16 16:54:29

Eliza and Esme
Eliza and Helena
Eliza and Elena
Eliza and Xanthe
Eliza and Elodie

Dogolphin Sun 07-Aug-16 16:56:19

Eliza and Adeline
Eliza and Emmeline
Eliza and Emma
Eliza and Amelie

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