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Are Elliot and Violet too similar?

(14 Posts)
WarmWinter Sun 18-Dec-16 01:23:08

Thank you...

Temporaryanonymity Sun 18-Dec-16 01:24:23

Maybe. But they don't sound like siblings either.

WarmWinter Sun 18-Dec-16 01:25:33

What do you mean?

Iwasjustabouttosaythat Sun 18-Dec-16 01:27:08

I think they are both lovely. Even more so together. They sound like they would be close, like a brother and sister in a novel.

Temporaryanonymity Sun 18-Dec-16 01:43:58

For me they are names from different eras. Violet sounds like an Edwardian lady. Elliot doesn't. Can't quite place Elliott. Separately I like them though.

OlennasWimple Sun 18-Dec-16 01:56:38

I think they are too close for child pronunciation, yes

Glitterous Sun 18-Dec-16 09:18:31

For siblings? Yes, it's a bit matchy. They are both two of my favourite names though

Bobochic Sun 18-Dec-16 09:20:12

Agree with others - phonetically too similar and socio-historically too far apart.

AmyInTheBoonies Sun 18-Dec-16 09:22:46

I think they are fine, not too rhyming

I think if you like one sound you are often attracted to names with that sound again.

I have a penchant for names with the 'iss' sound in them for some reason.

Lovemylittlebear Sun 18-Dec-16 09:24:39

I actually think it sounds lovely smile but then both my children have E names so I can't comment on Matchy

LobsterQuadrille Sun 18-Dec-16 09:35:09

No, they are both lovely. I don't think they're too matchy because as a PP said, they conjure up images of very different eras. I know several families who have a Poppy and a Daisy which (for me) is much more matchy.

JunebabyT Sun 18-Dec-16 12:43:43

I think they sound fine together and both lovely names.

I want Elliot for Dc1 if a boy but it doesn't go with my surname - so I would say go for it!

1horatio Sun 18-Dec-16 13:09:03

No. it sounds great.

ViewBasket Sun 18-Dec-16 13:45:38

Personally I think they're too similar, sorry!

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