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What do you think of these names? (please judge these as harshly as possible. That would be really awesome)

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ChippieBeanAndHorro Sat 11-Mar-17 21:34:51

Carina
Susanna/h
Arielle
Ariella
Millicent
Helena
Eliana
Amynta
Serena
Louisa
Annabella
Annabelle
Erika
Antonia

MommaGee Sat 11-Mar-17 21:39:32

Carina - ok
Susanna/H - old school
Arielle - Disney cute
Ariella - Disney cute
Millimetres - named after your Nanny?
Helena - ok but I wouldn't
Eliana - cute
Amynta - how'd you pronounce??
Serena - can't help but think of holby city
Louise - K for a middle name
AnnaBella - cute for a coffee
Annabelle - see above
Erika - slept with Sven
Antonia - yuk

AmysTiara Sat 11-Mar-17 21:39:42

I like Carina, Helena, Annabelle and Erika but I prefer it spelt Erica. Louisa is okay.

Not fussed on the other names and I dislike Millicent sorry.

TheUpsideDown Sat 11-Mar-17 21:41:24

Carina - not bad, but not in love with it
Susanna/h - beautiful with the 'h'
Arielle - yuck
Ariella - double yuck
Millicent - triple yuck with a cherry on top
Helena - Like a lot if it has an accent over the last 'e' so its prounced Hel-ay-nah
Eliana - Nope
Amynta - err, wtf? Nooooo
Serena - lovely
Louisa - lovely
Annabella - hate it
Annabelle - hate it less, but still hate it
Erika - very nice
Antonia - Nice, but it'll get shortened to Toni, which I don't personally like

BikeRunSki Sat 11-Mar-17 21:44:12

Hate them all except Louisa.
All too twee, too Disney, too convoluted or too elaborate apart from Louisa. Louisa is a beautiful classic.

BounceBounceSplishSplash Sat 11-Mar-17 21:44:22

Carina - ok but prefer Corina
Susanna/h - ok
Arielle - awful. Disney princess-esque
Ariella - awful. As above.
Millicent - a bit fuddy duddy
Helena - ok
Eliana - not keen
Amynta - awful
Serena - ok
Louisa - bit bland
Annabella - ok
Annabelle - ok but a bit boring
Erika - I really like Erica but spelt with a c not a k
Antonia - I like this. Not keen on nn Toni though but the one Antonia I know gets called her full name.

BeccyButterfly Sat 11-Mar-17 21:44:35

The only one i dislike is Millicent, Millie is nice though. My faves on your list are, Carina, Serena and Annabelle grin

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sat 11-Mar-17 21:44:44

Helena and Louisa are timeless and classy.
Serena is beautiful.
Antonia is underused and different.
Susannah, is also lovely.
I don't like any of the others, sorry.

strawberrypenguin Sat 11-Mar-17 21:44:44

Serena and Louisa are nice. Erica spelt with a c not a k would be my preferred name from your list and I think Millicent is awful, sorry

ChippieBeanAndHorro Sat 11-Mar-17 21:45:01

Millimetres - named after your Nanny? grin

No, her name is actually Julia ;)

This is great. Awesome. So, nobody seems to like Millicent? Interesting. Thanks smile

Comealongpond89 Sat 11-Mar-17 21:47:39

Love eliana and annabella. Please note arielle!!

RaeSkywalker Sat 11-Mar-17 21:47:43

I like Serena and Louisa.

Yika Sat 11-Mar-17 21:52:04

I love the name Helena.

Also like Erica, Louisa and Antonia.

I really dislike Millicent, can't understand why it's having a moment. Sounds like millipede.

I actually like Arielle but would prefer it spelt Ariel. What about Ariane?

ThoraGruntwhistle Sat 11-Mar-17 21:53:18

I like Susannah and Eliana. Millicent is really horrible. The rest are okay.

ChippieBeanAndHorro Sat 11-Mar-17 21:54:06

I do like Ariel, but I'm just not a fan of using boy's names for girls.
And isn't that even more "disney cute" than Arielle?

Deadsouls Sat 11-Mar-17 21:54:25

Carina - middling not my fave
Susanna/h - No I don't like it
Arielle - Yes! I like this
Ariella - No not as good as the above
Millicent - No I don't like this, it'll get shortened to Millie
Helena - No
Eliana - Yes I kind of like this
Amynta - Hmmm not sure maybe Araminta
Serena - no
Louisa - no
Annabella - no
Annabelle - no
Erika - no
Antonia - no

So it's Arielle for me

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sat 11-Mar-17 21:55:50

I really like Millicent. If I had a baby girl she would be Millicent Jean.

MommaGee Sat 11-Mar-17 21:57:14

DH likes Eliana

ChippieBeanAndHorro Sat 11-Mar-17 22:02:13

Oh no, Amynta is a real name. DH actually has a (long dead...) relative that was called Amynta (although it wasn't her given name).

It's interesting, there seem to be so many different opinions. Truly fascinating.

I do see why people think Arielle/a is a bit too Disney cutesy. I personally just love that it sounds quite feminine and yet the meaning of it is so ferocious and powerful...

MommaGee Sat 11-Mar-17 22:09:30

Disney cute was a vote yes off me

countingpigs Sat 11-Mar-17 22:12:09

Quite like Arielle, Ariella is lovely enough but sort of reminds me of 'areola' grin

Annabella is probably my favourite (very, very pretty), with Serena and Annabelle following!!

Not sure about Millicent - reminds me of stern old ladies (could be a good thing though seeing as those type of names are coming back around! And plenty of nickname potential)

Not sure about Amynta either - certainly unique but will lead to lots of trouble re spelling/pronunciation (but then again if you love the name don't let that put you off - the world would be a very boring place if we all had bog-standard easy-to-spell names!!)

Good luck with your name search!! smile

WorldWideWish Sat 11-Mar-17 22:15:32

My favourites are Carina, Helena and Susannah. Antonia is quite nice too.

MelinaMercury Sat 11-Mar-17 22:17:57

Carina, Susanna/h, Ariella, Millicent, Amynta, Annabella, Annabelle

I really like Eliana, Louisa, Erica (not with a K) and Antonia. They're pretty, feminine yet strong names.

Arielle (pronounced Ah-rhi-elle rather than aerial), Helena (I love Elena, Ee-lay-na) and Serena are nice but just a bit "meh".

I really, really dislike the others. Millicent is horrid sounding and Ariella makes me think areola.

Okfine Sat 11-Mar-17 22:19:06

Odd bunch of names, a few of which I have never even heard of.

Don't mind Susanna, Annabelle and Antonia.

ChippieBeanAndHorro Sat 11-Mar-17 22:19:06

Momma

Oh, I though "disney cute" was meant to say:
" Do you want your child to become an independent woman or give up everything for a man she doesn't even know? And anyhow, a judge called Arielle? Silly..."

Nice. An other vote for Arielle, I guess ;)

Ariella does sound like areola, doesn't it? Thank you very much. Ariella is scratched off. blush

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