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Eden??? Eve???

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Tch1 Thu 02-Feb-17 19:56:22

I'm normally quite traditional however the name Eden (girl) feels like the one.
Without offending is this a made up name??
I've not suggested it to my partner yet and feel Eve could be back up but his name is Evan and not sure if it's too similar.
Honest opinions please! I'm open to suggestions but just to note the religious background to names is a coincidence!

Garnethair Thu 02-Feb-17 19:57:24

Eden is great. Eve is a bit too overused at the moment.

FreedomMummy Thu 02-Feb-17 19:58:10

No it's not a made up name, it's a Hebrew name but it is mainly used for boys but it can be a girls name.

FreedomMummy Thu 02-Feb-17 19:58:58

Ignore me!!!! I misread the stats it is mainly a GIRLS name!!! It has also been used for boys though :-)

notMarlene Thu 02-Feb-17 20:00:18

Eden is definitely a name. I quite like it.

Lilith is a great one if you want a Garden of Eden name but not Eve or Eden.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Thu 02-Feb-17 20:01:10

Love Eden. Eve is ok.

mrsBeverleygoldberg Thu 02-Feb-17 20:02:20

Eden.

Pleasemrstweedie Thu 02-Feb-17 20:08:57

Eden. Lovely name. Unusual without being off the wall.

KlingybunFistelvase Thu 02-Feb-17 20:33:41

Eden is lovely! Not made up sounding to me at all. I know a little girl called Eden. She is about 6yo.

GreatScot8 Thu 02-Feb-17 20:43:11

I prefer Eden to Eve.

It's definitely not made up, although I think it's traditionally a masculine name (more accepted for females now). The Eden I know is now 20.

KlingybunFistelvase Thu 02-Feb-17 20:43:54

I also prefer it to Eve.

greeeen Thu 02-Feb-17 20:48:58

Eden is a great name.
I like Eve, however every other girl seems to be called Eve/Evie around here. Depends if that would bother you.

Moo31 Thu 02-Feb-17 20:59:44

I live in a village called Eden in Northern Ireland smile A cousin in Canada named her daughter Eden 10/11 years ago in honour of the village where her Grandma grew up. I think it's a lovely name!

Moo31 Thu 02-Feb-17 21:01:05

... and she had this baby grow made for her 1st birthday

Sugarpiehoneyeye Thu 02-Feb-17 21:44:15

Love Eden (Edie).

AutumnalLeaves38 Fri 03-Feb-17 05:15:40

Eden, to me, is a pretty-yet-also-strong name. Win-win.
(And I agree Edie's cute for short).

Nonameyet1 Fri 03-Feb-17 11:23:23

My new baby is called Eden so I'm a bit biased, I think it's beautiful and lots of people comment on how pretty it is!

Jojo13 Fri 03-Feb-17 13:07:04

Love Eden, always have but when I met my OH he already had a neice with this name!

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