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GIRLS names I'm considering

(38 Posts)
DaaMamma Sat 18-Feb-17 23:33:03

What do you think about these names?
Be as stark/direct as you like: I'll know it's the one if the harsher comments don't bother me.

Alternatives welcome.
Prefer names that don't end in -a

The shortlist as it stands:



educatingarti Sat 18-Feb-17 23:35:00

I like Miriam best. It is more unusual, but still a classic.

pictish Sat 18-Feb-17 23:38:25

Out of those, Juliet I think.


JanuaryJuniper Sat 18-Feb-17 23:38:58

Genevieve is the only one I like the rest wouldn't be my cup of tea!

DramaAlpaca Sat 18-Feb-17 23:39:57

I think you have a very nice list. I can't think of anything negative to say about any of them.

I think Miriam is my favourite.

CatsBatsEars Sat 18-Feb-17 23:40:03

Love Genevieve

DaaMamma Sat 18-Feb-17 23:47:48

Thanks all. I'm now thinking Naomi instead of Natalia but I don't think Naomi is the one.
But my forerunners today are Juliet and Miriam.

WyfOfBathe Sat 18-Feb-17 23:49:36

I love Natalia and I like Kate (would you consider Katherine?). I really don't like Juliet, I think the association with Romeo & Juliet is just too strong.

DaaMamma Sat 18-Feb-17 23:53:50

Thanks, I like Katherine but my husband doesn't. I have a ROSA already and that's the main reason I think I don't want another -a name but that's not set in stone.

RebelRogue Sat 18-Feb-17 23:54:43

At least they're real names. And a few of those are really pretty. So whichever you like best. Also having a list might help when baby actually comes. You might look at her and one of those names will just jump at you.
Have you considered the nicknames that would come with those names?

Sophronia Sat 18-Feb-17 23:57:06

Miriam is my favourite. Genevieve is nice too.

geordiedench Sat 18-Feb-17 23:58:12

I like Juliet.
Genevieve is lovely. Never considered that before. It's pretty and elegant.

DailyMailSucks Sun 19-Feb-17 00:04:16

Juliet and Miriam my favourites. Genevieve too posh for me! Kate nice but boring. Prefer Naomi to Natalia.

DaaMamma Sun 19-Feb-17 00:04:43

I still have a few weeks to decide. Thank you for all your help so far.

Waterfeature Sun 19-Feb-17 00:11:38

Kate -- bit boring and prefer the full name
Natalia -- too Russian
Juliet -- wet
Genevieve -- pretty and unusual
Miriam -- pretty
Naomi -- very plain, and "I moan" backwards!

Good luck!

SuperBeagle Sun 19-Feb-17 01:49:53

Kate - My favourite. Still upset that there's already a Kate in my family as Kate would've been DD1's name otherwise. Gorgeous, glamorous, timeless etc.

Natalia - I like this in full, but fear it would get shortened to Nat, which is awful.

Juliet - Love this. I've heard Jet as a nickname, which is very cool.

Genevieve - Love this as well. Lots of nickname potential: Gen, Genna, Genny, Viv, Vivi, Evie, Eve etc.

Miriam - Don't like this. Sounds quite old and fuddy duddy to my ears.

Naomi - Love this. But all of the Naomis I've known have got "Nomes" as a nickname (pronounced gnomes), which is less nice.

Eastwestbestrest Sun 19-Feb-17 05:24:43

Love Juliet and Genevieve.

Natalia is nice but I prefer Natalie.

Kate is a bit boring.

Hate Miriam - it has a smug, dull sound to it.

Jooni Sun 19-Feb-17 07:07:30

Genevieve, Miriam and Juliet are my favourites, in that order. Lovely list!

Sistafromanuthamista Sun 19-Feb-17 08:01:26

I love Juliet

I prefer Marianne to Miriam

Gottabeaneasierway Sun 19-Feb-17 08:04:48

I like them all apart from Miriam which is very old-fashioned.

smilingsarahb Sun 19-Feb-17 08:13:25

Kate, Nat, Jules, Gen and Mimi. Which of those do you prefer as that's what they will probably get called. I'm not a very useful name person as I like most names to be honest. If pushed I'd say Kate is a bit dull but I wouldn't actually think that if someone introduced a Kate to me.

17caterpillars1mouse Sun 19-Feb-17 08:13:32

I really like Kate. I've not met a baby Kate

DaaMamma Sun 19-Feb-17 08:50:48

Thanks everyone. Yes, I also like Marianne, Sistafromanuthamista

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 19-Feb-17 09:46:49

Rosa and Juliet
Rosa and Miriam
Rosa and Marianne.

Rosa and Miriam is my favourite.

CakeRattleandRoll Sun 19-Feb-17 23:44:29

Love Miriam.
Genevieve and Juliet are also beautiful.


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