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Baby girl name Hettie or Lily?

(9 Posts)
Sophiamarie Mon 13-Mar-17 19:54:27

Can't decide on a girls name Hettie or Lily

Oysterbabe Mon 13-Mar-17 19:55:57

I would choose Hettie just because of the popularity of Lily. Is it short for anything?

GoodDayToYou Mon 13-Mar-17 19:57:01

I love Lily.

cantkeepawayforever Mon 13-Mar-17 19:57:10

Lily is a 'proper' name by itself.

Hetty - or Hettie - is in my experience a shortened form of Henrietta. My most beloved ever teacher was called Hetty, and for that reason I would favour that one - but using the name Henrietta / nickname Hettie approach.

ApocalypseNowt Mon 13-Mar-17 19:57:36

Agree with Oyster. Not mad keen on Hettie though either....

goose1964 Mon 13-Mar-17 20:01:08

Lily was my great grandfather,s name, Hettie is also a shoform of Harriet

BarInSpace Mon 13-Mar-17 20:02:09

I prefer Lily. The longer versions such as Liliana are nice too.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 13-Mar-17 20:02:09

Hester Lily (Hettie). Adorable name.

Sophronia Mon 13-Mar-17 21:47:40

Hettie but I prefer it short for Henrietta or Harriet

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