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Looking for a girl's name to go with this surname

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Pluto30 Thu 22-Dec-16 00:34:33

The surname is Lee.

We're looking for something relatively short both in syllables and number of letters (no more than 3 syllables at a push), something that is known and easy to spell/pronounce, but isn't overly popular, and something that sounds "nice" with our surname when said together.

Names we've considered but aren't sold on include:
- Hannah
- Sadie
- Juliet
- Daisy

The name we like most is Chloe, but it has been in the top 100 where we live since 1985 and is currently at no. 6, so it's simply too popular for us to want to use it.

Thanks everyone!

oldlaundbooth Thu 22-Dec-16 00:39:04

Marianne?

MercuryInRetrograde Thu 22-Dec-16 00:41:49

Marianne Lee is lovely.
MAggie lee
CLARA lee
bethany lee

Hawkmoth Thu 22-Dec-16 00:42:03

Christine

seagulllady Thu 22-Dec-16 00:42:18

Remember Anna Lee? A detective series in the 1990s with Imogen Stubbs in the eponymous role. I loved it and the lead character's name too. So simple and strong. So how about Anna/ Hannah? For that matter I really like Imogen too...

Patriciathestripper1 Thu 22-Dec-16 00:44:20

Ann or Anna lee

Rainbowqueeen Thu 22-Dec-16 00:44:57

Juliet sounds gorgeous with Lee.

What about:

Charlotte (or is it too popular?!)
Rebecca
Miranda
Zoe
Annabelle
Josie
Anna
Emma

Pluto30 Thu 22-Dec-16 00:45:20

I quite like Anna, but we have a family member (only 4yo) named Annalie, which is exactly how Anna Lee sounds. She never has her name shortened (yet), and of course ours would never be referred to by her full name in the family, but it still seems a bit too similar.

We had the same thought about Hannah. It might be different enough to work though.

Imogen is lovely... I do like Immy a lot.

WyeNot Thu 22-Dec-16 00:45:39

I like Daisy the most out of those OP. What about other flower names that have some meaning to you, like Poppy; or meaningful months, like April? I also like Grace and Evie to go with Lee.

Pluto30 Thu 22-Dec-16 00:46:55

We have a Charlotte in the family too, plus it's the no. 1 most popular name here.

I like Lottie but can't have a Lottie Lee! grin

I love Josie short for Josephine but DH isn't having it. angry

Pluto30 Thu 22-Dec-16 00:48:03

I love Grace Wye

That's not one we've really considered... May have to mention it to DH.

EweAreHere Thu 22-Dec-16 00:52:34

Jasmine Lee
Juliet Lee
Kristina Lee
Veronica Lee
Danica Lee
Cressida Lee
Fiona Lee

I think I like the ---a sound leading into Lee...

Starsandcars9 Thu 22-Dec-16 01:20:43

Not daisy lee - sounds like dairylee!

Chloe is nice and I don't think too popular - names are more diverse nowadays so even popular names are used less often - ie you'll still only get one Amalia/Isabelle per class rather than the 3 Hannah's etc I had growing up!

Sadie is lovely too.

Elody?
Gina?
Georgia/Georgina?
Nadia/Nadine?

TrishanFlips Thu 22-Dec-16 01:23:46

Daisy-Anne

TrishanFlips Thu 22-Dec-16 01:25:26

Rosie

hoddtastic Thu 22-Dec-16 01:27:50

Anna Lee = anally

CondensedMilkSarnies Thu 22-Dec-16 01:34:05

Heaven Lee

Amberley Lee grin

Ruby Lee

Love Lee

Laura Lee

Evie Lee

user1471495191 Thu 22-Dec-16 01:46:41

Siobhan
Katie
Maria
Susannah
Sinead
Rebecca
Philippa
Lucy (I think Lucy Lee goes surprisingly well!)

HearTheThunderRoar Thu 22-Dec-16 01:55:09

Abigail Lee
Megan Lee
Madeleine Lee
Zara Lee
Heidi Lee
Cara Lee

I really like Sadie Lee OP.

littlenicky61 Thu 22-Dec-16 01:59:09

Alexa
Bethany

LittleBoat Thu 22-Dec-16 02:09:11

I agree with EweAreHere that pattern of name sounds much less cluttered even though they are longer, and all are easily shortened.

To add to that list:
Anastasia Lee
Arabella Lee
Christina Lee
Philippa Lee
Georgina Lee
Helena Lee
Jocasta Lee
Marina Lee

OrlandaFuriosa Thu 22-Dec-16 02:14:10

Rosanna
Rosetta
Julia
Juliana
Alexandra
Philippa
Phyllida


I also agree with the a sounds but I had a friend, one if 5 sisters, and they all had conventional names not ending in a, sounded fine.

Edith
Enid

smegsmeg Thu 22-Dec-16 02:22:39

Ruby

Starsandcars9 Thu 22-Dec-16 02:45:39

One more - esmé lee

Ipushedmygrannyaffabus Thu 22-Dec-16 03:00:02

Awww my granny was Maggie Lee, had a sister called Rose. What about

Georgia Lee
Jemima Lee
Francesca Lee
Tabitha Lee
Zoe Lee
Robyn Lee

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