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Could I have two virtue names?

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EsmesBees Wed 04-Jan-17 18:57:26

Or would that be very twee? Our first daughter is Felicity, which is sort of a virtue name, and our front runner for dd2 is the more overt Hope. Do you think people would make the connection, and if so, does it matter?

MargotLovedTom Wed 04-Jan-17 19:01:05

I think they sound fine together.

PotteringAlong Wed 04-Jan-17 19:02:07

I think it's ok.

donkey86 Wed 04-Jan-17 19:11:59

Two out of Hope, Grace, Faith and so on could be a bit much. But Felicity is, as you say, only 'sort of' like those names, so I doubt anyone would even notice.

RenovatingHouseWithKids Wed 04-Jan-17 19:15:28

I agree, I don't automatically think of Felicity as a virtue name. It's beautiful and so is Hope.

hippyhippyshake Wed 04-Jan-17 19:19:19

My dds' middle names are Hope, Grace and Joy. I love them all. Felicity would go well with Hope or Grace. I like Connie (Constance) as well.

EsmesBees Wed 04-Jan-17 20:10:30

Thanks all. Sounds like it's not a problem then. I hadn't considered Constance actually hippy. I really like it.

ViewBasket Wed 04-Jan-17 23:04:38

I don't think it's a problem. Some people might not like that sort of connection but plenty will smile

NappingRabbit Thu 05-Jan-17 00:34:41

I don't see the problem with Felicity, but wouldn't use other virtue names together - e.g. Hope and Faith, Faith and Joy

AmeliaJack Thu 05-Jan-17 00:35:42

Felicity and Hope together are fine (and very lovely)

DramaAlpaca Thu 05-Jan-17 00:43:39

Felicity is lovely with both Hope & Constance.

MitzyLeFrouf Thu 05-Jan-17 00:45:09

Yep it's fine. Not like calling them Prudence and Patience or something like that.

Billynoname Thu 05-Jan-17 06:34:27

I know a sister set of Felicity and Verity I think that is fine. I'd avoid things like Faith and Hope but I don't think most people even realise that Felicity has a meaning as s word these days. That said, I'd feel very sorry for Hope as Felicity is a fab name and Hope is pretty dull by comparison! Sorry. X

SausageSoda Thu 05-Jan-17 09:38:26

Felicity and Hope are fine together. I prefer Constance though Hope is nice too.

OrlandaFuriosa Thu 05-Jan-17 09:48:46

I like Constance, also Clemency. And Letitia ( happiness).

NavyandWhite Thu 05-Jan-17 10:29:44

Lovely names.

Not like you've got a Charity or Faith and want to put Hope with them!

iklboo Thu 05-Jan-17 10:38:01

Very weirdly I can on to say 'you mean like Felicity Hope?'

I must put the lottery on this weekend!

They're lovely names & ho together really well.

Jooni Thu 05-Jan-17 19:47:28

No, not too themey at all. In fact, I think they go together really well.

Constance is wonderful though and seems an even better fit for Felicity to me. Both underused, ladylike and sort of buttoned-up (in a good way!)

Clemence or Clemency also lovely.

HoHumming Thu 05-Jan-17 19:53:06

I associate Florence as a virtue 'type' name as well like Felicity.

I like the name Hope as well.

AvaBird Fri 06-Jan-17 18:58:19

I know a sibset of Praise, Promise and Peace.

upaladderagain Fri 06-Jan-17 22:29:51

Constance, Prudence, Charity, Hope, Faith, Clemency, Ruth, Amity, Harmony,
Joy, Melody, Mercy, Prudence, Verity

thebakerwithboobs Fri 06-Jan-17 22:32:40

I went to school with sisters called Amity, Liberty and Felicity. All lovely girls but that was a bit much. Felicity and Hope is a great combination.

MollyHuaCha Fri 06-Jan-17 22:40:51

Charity, Mercy, Chastity...? wink

multivac Fri 06-Jan-17 22:42:25

As long as you don't add a third child later called Derek, you'll be fine.

woopywoo Sat 07-Jan-17 23:09:23

I have a Felicity Faith and a Hattie Hope-if my son had been a daughter I may have had a Constance Charity!

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