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Which do you like best?

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Jugoo28 Fri 14-Oct-16 04:06:18

Still earlyish days but thinking about girls names. Which do you like best?

Or Georgina?

namehelp7 Fri 14-Oct-16 04:16:58

Madeleine or Eleanor are both beautiful. Would you use a nn? There are lots of Ellies and Maddies out there if that bothers you. Personally I'm not keen on Georgina as find it a bit fussy. I prefer Georgia but it is just personal preference.

user1476140278 Fri 14-Oct-16 04:17:37

Georgina without a doubt. There are so many Madeleines about.

TheDowagerCuntess Fri 14-Oct-16 04:33:25

Maddie and Ellie would put me off the first two.

I prefer Georgiana to Georgina, but Georgina is still refreshingly different.

WhereTheFuckIsWonderWoman Fri 14-Oct-16 04:37:42

As others have said. The school I work in is overrun with Maddies and Ellies. Georgina is a beautiful, classic name.

Pluto30 Fri 14-Oct-16 05:28:02


Georgina is lovely, but I know one (a very close family friend), but everyone always calls her Georgia, even those who know her well, because Georgia is so much more popular. My mum, who's known this poor Georgina since birth, still stumbles on her name and calls her Georgia. Now we just call her Georgie.

Raines100 Fri 14-Oct-16 05:45:12


Prefer Elena to Eleanor and Georgiana to Georgina.

marblefireplace Fri 14-Oct-16 06:14:52

Eleanor, then Madeleine. Not Georgina for me.

MotherDuckSaid Fri 14-Oct-16 06:32:28

Love Georgina and georgette 😊

CakeRattleandRoll Fri 14-Oct-16 07:20:07


Sugarpiehoneyeye Fri 14-Oct-16 09:40:15

Eleanor or Ellen.

roseteapot101 Fri 14-Oct-16 09:41:02


MitzyLeFrouf Fri 14-Oct-16 10:23:18

I love the nickname Georgie so I'll vote for Georgina even though I don't love it.

n0ne Fri 14-Oct-16 10:25:15

Georgina or Eleanor. I'm bored of Madeleine.

TempsPerdu Fri 14-Oct-16 13:03:09

Definitely Eleanor for me - pretty, timeless and nickname wouldn't necessarily have to be Ellie. You could have Nell/Lena/Leni/Nora - loads of options. Plus (randomly but interestingly) Eleanor is one of the most overrepresented names at Oxbridge.

Madeleine is OK, but I really dislike Maddie and don't think it has quite as many alternative options as Eleanor. Plus as others have said there are loads of them about.

Really dislike Georgina - just a personal thing, but not a pleasant combination of sounds imo (don't like George/Georgia either for the same reason)

RiverTam Fri 14-Oct-16 13:04:12


I hate hate hate Maddie, such an ugly nickname of a beautiful name.

Georgina is too 1980s posh for me!

TeaEyeDoubleGErr Fri 14-Oct-16 13:09:33


MumOfTwoMasterOfNone Fri 14-Oct-16 13:12:20

Eleanor was my DPs choice of name but he let me have mine. I really liked it but not as much as my choice and he had named our DS.
Our name choice is much less common where we live.

Pallini Fri 14-Oct-16 13:30:17

1st Eleanor
2nd Madeleine
3rd Georgina

NavyandWhite Fri 14-Oct-16 18:12:57

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HerSpookyFattyness Fri 14-Oct-16 18:18:17


Eleanor was on my list had DS2 been a girl.
Georgina was my best friend in primary school. (My only friend actually) she was the sweetest, kindest girl you could meet.
Madeleine is meh. Don't particularly like it.

HerSpookyFattyness Fri 14-Oct-16 18:19:02

Damn phone. Obviously meant to be Georgina not Georgia

DramaAlpaca Fri 14-Oct-16 20:53:14


Boolovessulley Fri 14-Oct-16 20:56:22

Madeleine. I like Elenor but think it would get shortened to Ellie of which there are thousands.
Georgina is nice too.

Buntysoven Sat 15-Oct-16 00:54:19

Love Georgina. Hate Eleanor for personal reasons...really hate it. Madeleine is a bit dull.

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