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Claudia Ingrid or...?

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TheInimitableMrsFanshawe Fri 09-Sep-16 09:49:51

Baby due any day (yesterday to be precise!) and we're having a slight wobble over a middle name to go with Claudia. We'd settled on Ingrid, but now not sure whether it scans quite right. DH's favourite is Lydia but that doesn't work with Claudia. Our surname is a very common, two syllable English name beginning with T.

What else might we like to go with Claudia?

TheDowagerCuntess Fri 09-Sep-16 09:54:43

Before a load of people come on to suggest Rose, Grace and May...

I'm guessing your surname ends in an N.

How about something like Elodie? Annabel/le, Isabelle, Marguerite?

I'm thinking three syllables, but ending with a consonant sound, or an ie/y. Not ending with an A, as it would be too repetitive after Claudia.

Love Claudia, by the way.

TheInimitableMrsFanshawe Fri 09-Sep-16 10:24:03

Surname does indeed end with an N wink

Elodie was actually our choice to go with Claudia when DS was born - Claudia was then second choice for a girl but has come to the fore and Beatrice is now common as muck

But dh says it might be too pretty. Sigh. He loves to present a problem and leave me to come up with a solution. Not a fan of very girly names like Rose etc. Seems important somehow to have strong names for a girl.

Nonameyet1 Fri 09-Sep-16 11:35:07

It's a tough one, I would chose a shorter one to go with Claudia,
Claudia Jane
Claudia Jude
Claudia Anne

midsomermurderess Fri 09-Sep-16 11:41:23

'You do know Claudia means...'. Someone will be along soon to churn this one out. I actually like Ingrid with it.

GoldPlatedBacon Fri 09-Sep-16 12:16:05

Claudia Estella?

Claudia Ingrid is great though. Claudia is a fabulous name.

superking Fri 09-Sep-16 12:17:39

I really like Claudia Ingrid.

PotatoBread Fri 09-Sep-16 12:19:59

I like Claudia Ingrid too smile

Away to google what Claudia means after Midsomer's post grin

HainaultViaNewburyPark Fri 09-Sep-16 12:25:16

I like Claudia Ingrid.

Or you could use your Beatrice as a middle name - Claudia Beatrice is nice.

Claudia Evelyn
Claudia Imogen
Claudia Frances

OlafLovesAnna Fri 09-Sep-16 12:26:47

I like Claudia Ingrid, or Claudia Astrid maybe?

neonrainbow Fri 09-Sep-16 12:35:31

If i have a girl she will probably be claudia marianne

HettyB Fri 09-Sep-16 16:19:13

I love Claudia Ingrid, but what about:

Claudia Elise
Claudia Miriam
Claudia Jean
Claudia Penelope
Claudia Ellen
Claudia Ruth
Claudia Grace
Claudia Romilly

TheInimitableMrsFanshawe Fri 09-Sep-16 16:35:40

Thanks all, some nice suggestions here. Will discuss with dh.

MoonHare Fri 09-Sep-16 19:37:40

I like ingrid as a name but as a middle name to go with Claudia I think a short middle name rolls off the tongue better.
hettyb's suggestion of Claudia Ruth is great and is strong not frilly.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Fri 09-Sep-16 19:53:43

Claudia Marie
Claudia Rosanne
Claudia Olivia
Claudia Sophia
Claudia Hazel
Claudia Zoe

MagicalHamSandwich Fri 09-Sep-16 19:55:23

Ingrid is fabulous, stick with it!

SteviebunsBottrittrundle Fri 09-Sep-16 19:57:36

Agree with magical. I love Ingrid! I also love Claudia. Lovely choices.

n0ne Fri 09-Sep-16 19:58:15

Love Claudia Ingrid

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sat 10-Sep-16 13:14:41

Claudia Evangeline
Claudia Frances
Claudia Estelle
Claudia Darcey
Claudia Beth
Claudia Angeline
Claudia Miriam
Claudia Margaret
Claudia Ellen
Claudia Ferne
Claudia Jeanette
Claudia Marlene
Claudia Jolene
Claudia Josephine
Claudia Sian
Claudia Charlotte
Claudia Dorothy
Claudia Megan
Claudia Lucy
Claudia Esme
Claudia Hazel
Claudia Isobelle
Claudia Gabrielle
Claudia Ruby
Claudia Terese
Claudia Celeste
Claudia Georgeanna
Claudia Lizette
Claudia Bryony
Claudia Nyree
Claudia Merryn
Claudia Meryl
Claudia Myrtle
Claudia Florence
Claudia Rachel
Claudia Violet

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sat 10-Sep-16 13:19:25

Claudia Mairead
Claudia Robyn
Claudia Belle
Claudia Louise
Claudia Abigail
Claudia Jane
Claudia Maisy
Claudia Margot
Claudia Jasmine

MartinaMartini Sat 10-Sep-16 15:19:24

I like Claudia Belle as suggested above....was about to write that myself! Definitely would go for a one syllable middle name after a longish first name.

I think first name ending with a vowel and next name starting with one often hinders names flowing. I think this is the case with Claudia jars in the middle when you say it out loud.

SteviebunsBottrittrundle Sat 10-Sep-16 15:23:02

If forced to choose something other than Ingrid which I love, then Claudia Robyn and Claudia Margot are lovely too.

EllenDegenerate Sat 10-Sep-16 22:13:46

Claudia Marielle

Foxtato Sun 11-Sep-16 19:43:19

Claudia Ingrid - I love it smile

CruCru Tue 13-Sep-16 20:50:09

I like Claudia Ingrid.

I also like:
Claudia Rachael
Claudia Margaret
Claudia Beatrice
Claudia Jean
Claudia Phyllis
Claudia Esther

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