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Roobzq Thu 23-Mar-17 17:51:08

I'm due my first princess (have two princes) In 4 weeks and I am really struggling with a name. I had my boys named before they arrived Alistair (just liked the name and we are Scottish) and Jackson (MIL surname who passed away just before I became pregnant) both at the time were uncommon. I always had my girls name as Frankie-Jean after my dad and his mum since first pregnancy however my sister "stole"the name Frankie when she became pregnant 4 years ago. I don't like fad or commonly used names like Ava, Eva, Maisy, Macey etc.
My list so far includes:
Raina Jean
Belle Jean
However none of these have satisfied me as much as the name I wanted to use for the last 10 years. Is it to much to still use the name? Dad is no longer with us and his wish was to have a granddaughter with his mums name, hence the Jean has to be there somewhere.
Help!! Hubby just likes to find horrible stuff to rhyme with names 😂 Loved Iris but that rhymes with Virus and now can't get it out my head.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Thu 23-Mar-17 19:06:25

❤️ Hebe Jean, always have.
Jeanette (Etta).
Louisa Jean
Chloe Jean
Lois Jean
Rosa Jean
Maisie Jean
Daisy Jean

Awwlookatmybabyspider Thu 23-Mar-17 20:14:01


Chocolatecake12 Thu 23-Mar-17 21:37:28

Victoria Jean
Martha Jean
Matilda Jean
Jessica Jean

Frontstep Thu 23-Mar-17 21:41:25

Ivy Jean
Jeannie Josephine (Jeannie Jo)
Sylvie Jean

From your list I like Elsie Jean best
Good luck!

Sleeperandthespindle Thu 23-Mar-17 21:43:57

What about just Jean?

helensburgh Thu 23-Mar-17 21:48:28

Jean on its own is lovely.

Ojoj1974 Thu 23-Mar-17 21:48:54

My mum is Jeanne spelt different to Jean
Victoria jean
Hebe jean (divine my fav)
Xanthe jean
Ianthe jean
Melissa jean
Hester jean
Harriet Jean
Henrietta Jean

lockie1983 Thu 23-Mar-17 21:49:40

Why not just Jean? I think it's pretty, understated, uncommon and quite cool.

Jean Frances?

lockie1983 Thu 23-Mar-17 21:50:32

Ha! Cross posts.

Yika Thu 23-Mar-17 21:51:40

I actually think you could get away with calling her Frankie-Jean even if your sister already has a Frankie. However since you also list Francesca-Jean I'd probably pick that with the option to also call her Frankie-Jean. I know families where more than one grandchild has the same or almost the same name as the grandparent (e.g. Victor, Victoria, or one with Victor as the first name, the other with Victor as the second name). I find it slightly odd but it's not unheard of. Of your other suggestions I like Jean-Anne best.

Waterlemon Thu 23-Mar-17 22:05:35

Hattie Jean
Hetty Jean
Lola Jean
Zoe Jean
Freddie Jean
Georgie Jean
Susie Jean
Trudi Jean
Laura Jean
Norma Jean

I love Jean/Jeannie on its own though! I also love Imogen.

ilovepixie Thu 23-Mar-17 22:30:24

Billie jean!!

Singingforsanity Thu 23-Mar-17 22:47:13

We have a line in our family with variations on Jean - Jeanette, Janette, Jean, Jane and Janey. It's nice to have the family connection but also nice to have some individuality within it.

Not sure about sharing the name tbh, I'd speak to your sister first, tell her how you feel and see how she'd feel about it. A name isn't worth risking a relationship over.

Epipgab Thu 23-Mar-17 23:25:32

Keep Frankie Jean as middle names?

Olivia Frankie Jean
Violet Frankie Jean
Seren Frankie Jean
Catriona Frankie Jean
Pippa Frankie Jean
Isla Frankie Jean
Rebecca Frankie Jean
Tara Frankie Jean
Summer Frankie Jean
Anna Frankie Jean

Sophronia Fri 24-Mar-17 01:19:47

Jean Louise
Jean Emily
Jean Frances
Charlotte Jean
Clara Jean
Eva Jean
Emily Jean
Eleanor Jean
Esther Jean
Flora Jean
Hannah Jean
Isobel Jean
Lara Jean
Lily Jean
Mary Jean
Martha Jean
Matilda Jean
Rosa Jean
Rebecca Jean
Sophie Jean
Sarah Jean
Susie Jean

Singingforsanity Fri 24-Mar-17 20:41:19

Love Jean Louise, but probably only because of To Kill a Mockingbird! Great if you want Scout as a nickname!

GreedyDuck Sun 26-Mar-17 12:19:31

Iris doesn't rhyme with virus btw.

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