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Girls list - opinions?

(29 Posts)
kittenxo Tue 14-Mar-17 12:04:21

Not telling friends/family until the name has been decided on.. The list is a bit long so needs shortening blush















MagnumAddict Tue 14-Mar-17 12:17:49

Beautiful list, only ones I don't like as much are Amara, Sienna and Gabrielle/a

Lots of inspiration for me too. I think you could have a beautiful first and middle name from those.

MoonfaceAndSilky Tue 14-Mar-17 12:26:58

The only thing I can think of to narrow it down is that Eva, Grace and Lily are very popular, so if you don't want her being called Eva A, Eva B etc when she's at school, then go for the more unusual ones.
Ivy could be good, I normally associate it with an old lady but as a little girl's name it is quite pretty.

Afreshstartplease Tue 14-Mar-17 12:28:23

I'd choose Thea or Grace

indigo13 Tue 14-Mar-17 12:32:37

An easy way to shorten your lovely list would be to remove the very popular ones like Rose, Grace, Sophia and lily as they are so overused they've lost their shine. Gabriella is very nice

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 14-Mar-17 12:37:56

Sophia Grace
All lovely names though, aside from
Thea and Iris.
Would Clara be Cl-ah-ra or Clair-a

kittenxo Tue 14-Mar-17 13:16:19

Thank you flowers

So none stick out as being particularly awful? grin

Good idea about taking out really popular ones - and Clara would be Cl-ah-ra smile

Magnumaddict- hadn't considered middle names yet, good point!


BasicBetty Tue 14-Mar-17 13:17:53

My faves are:


Eva is not massively popular in my area (compared to Ava and Evie).

Eva Grace jumps out at me as a fab name,

BounceBounceSplishSplash Tue 14-Mar-17 13:22:53

I like Iris, Ivy, Gabriella and Thea in that order the most.

Don't like Alylissa or Amara.

Lily and Eva are incredibly dull and overused imo as is Sophia.

littlemissM92 Tue 14-Mar-17 13:26:21

Thea or iris x

Rockaby Tue 14-Mar-17 13:51:01

Lovely list! My faves are Clara, Rosalie, Thea and Gabrielle.

CakeRattleandRoll Tue 14-Mar-17 14:27:10

My favourites are:

ChippieBeanAndHorro Tue 14-Mar-17 16:49:48

Gabriella and Clara are awesome!

I'm not a fan of Sienna. And Amara... is Amara a story book witch or maybe an evil character in a TV show or something? confused

Bloosh Tue 14-Mar-17 16:52:16

Clara, Thea or Iris

Lovelybreadbin Tue 14-Mar-17 16:55:59

I like Rosalie and Thea. In fact, Rosalie Thea is a lovely name.

Sophronia Tue 14-Mar-17 17:36:30


Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 14-Mar-17 18:00:09

Rosalie and Alyssa.

kittenxo Tue 14-Mar-17 20:21:30

Thank you for the feedback smile

Chippiebean - I saw 'Amara' on a baby girl name list online somewhere! Never heard of it before then.. I was just trying to add a bit of variation and some names that weren't super popular grin

Is Gabrielle/a popular? I love it - not keen on 'Gabby' as a nickname though.. hmm


ChippieBeanAndHorro Tue 14-Mar-17 20:25:42


Sorry. The name is actually lovely. But I genuinely think there's a TV baddie or something called Amara... Sorry, I should have made that clearer.

You could call her Ella? Bree? GG? I think there are several nicknames for Gabriella.

It hasn't been in the top 100 for the last few years. I don't think that's very popular... (?)

SirNiallDementia Tue 14-Mar-17 20:36:01

Love the name Clara, one of those rare names that works from tiny baby to old lady!

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 14-Mar-17 20:40:27

Kitten, you could have Bella, for a nick name

PersisFord Tue 14-Mar-17 20:46:01

I love them all except Thea, because I am from Essex and would pronounce it "fe-ar" which isn't pretty. Despite the hype about Sophia being common I don't know any.

I think Sophia Grace, Clara Grace or Gabrielle Rose

pilates Tue 14-Mar-17 21:01:16

Agree regarding Thea - not many children will pronounce it correctly.

All the rest are lovely.

SuperBeagle Tue 14-Mar-17 21:31:41

I like:
- Rose (prefer Rosie, but I think I'm in the minority on that!)
- Grace
- Clara
- Sophia
- Lily
- Sienna
- Ivy

- Eva
- Alyssa
- Rosalie
- Amara
- Iris
- Thea

Neutral about:
- Gabrielle / Gabriella (prefer Gabrielle)

kittenxo Tue 14-Mar-17 21:53:54

Chippiebean - ah I see! And good points smile

Hadnt thought about Thea being pronounced Fe-ar - think that's off the shortlist for that reason (possibly a middle name depending on final name decision! smile )


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