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5 girls names left to pick from.. Opinions?

(41 Posts)
Sienna5 Thu 20-Apr-17 16:20:31

Baby is being registered soon and still stuck between these 5 names:

Naomi - love, but a bit put off because of the different pronounciation/ 'I moan' backwards has been mentioned a few times..

Eva - first name I considered, love it, just worried about the excessive amount of Ava/Evie/Eva's at the moment?

Sophia also apparently quite popular



Thoughts? smileflowers

averythinline Thu 20-Apr-17 16:31:40

I really like Naomi
(Nay oh me is how i would pronounce hadn't realised there were other ways and the backward spelling thing never heard before!)

Eva ok but v v v v popular
Sophia again ok but popular
Ria - no either misspelling of Rita? although sounds like Rhea (ostrich sort of bird)
Grace - v v popular here a few years back not so keen

go with what you love

Sienna5 Thu 20-Apr-17 16:33:59

Apparently loads of people pronounce Naomi as 'Ny-omi' (which I actually think is lovely too but can imagine having to correct people's pronunciation could get annoying!) x

Sienna5 Thu 20-Apr-17 16:34:33

Didn't realise Rhea was a bird.. That names off the list grin

BoboBunnyH0p Thu 20-Apr-17 16:34:54

If you don't want an overly popular name I would chose Ria or Naomi.
If you love Eva how about Evangeline on birth certificate with nn of Eva.

YouBloodyWhat Thu 20-Apr-17 16:35:30

I like Naomi best.

HolditFinger Thu 20-Apr-17 16:39:29

I have to go with Naomi as it's my best friend's name and she's absolutely lovely. It's a really nice name without being too popular.

TheLongRains Thu 20-Apr-17 16:41:55

Naomi is gorgeous! Such an underused name. Definitely Naomi in my opinion smile congrats on your lovely new baby!

willconcern Thu 20-Apr-17 16:43:44

I like them all except Ria. I think i'd spell Sophia as Sofia though.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Thu 20-Apr-17 16:45:22

I love Naomi. I never even thought about the it being I moan back wards.
However if it really bothers you. There's nothing stopping you from using a different spelling. Depending on how you want it pronounced. Eg Naiomi for Nay-omi or Niomi/Nyomi for Ny-omi.

Eva is very pretty.
As are Sophia and Grace. I think Grace works better as on middle rather than a first name.

I'm.not keen on Ria. Which is Air backwards.

Eva Grace
Sophia Grace
Niomi Grace.

mummabubs Thu 20-Apr-17 16:53:56

Another vote for Naomi, but then I'm a bit biased as I am one!- it wasn't until I was 16 that I heard the "i moan backwards" bit and to be honest although I don't like it when people say Ny-omi it doesn't overly upset or bother me. I'm a "nay-oh-me" (Nay in short) but my own mother pronounces it "Nare-mi" so on the plus there's flexibility with however your child wants to be named! 😊

Sugarpiehoneyeye Thu 20-Apr-17 16:55:25

Sophia Grace.

Redpramlady Thu 20-Apr-17 16:55:28

Naomi is my fav from your list

Didn't realise the spelling backwards! Really doesn't matter I don't think.


Floralnomad Thu 20-Apr-17 16:58:59

Naomi , pronounced with a nay for me .

AmysTiara Thu 20-Apr-17 17:01:09

I like Naomi.

Sophia and Grace are very common and I've heard of a couple of Eva's lately.

Ria is okay but it does remind me of diarrohea

shaggedthruahedgebackwards Thu 20-Apr-17 17:01:44

Another vote for Naomi

I imagine people would follow your lead with regard to pronunciation. I have come across both Nay-oh-me and Ny-oh-me. I prefer the former

Sophronia Thu 20-Apr-17 17:31:49


MitzyLeFrouf Thu 20-Apr-17 17:31:57


user1492757084 Fri 21-Apr-17 09:42:45

Grace is totally drop dead gorgeous.

Montsti Fri 21-Apr-17 10:03:02


Not keen on any of the others...

Sienna5 Fri 21-Apr-17 16:00:42

Thank you.. flowers

I love Naomi but can see myself pronouncing it more as 'Ny-omi' which I dont think is the 'right' way to say it.. grin

Are the others worse off just from their popularity? tbusmile

FreeNiki Fri 21-Apr-17 23:41:50


SeveredPixieBits Fri 21-Apr-17 23:45:12

Naomi for me too. The others are verrrrrrry popular.

MrsSchadenfreude Fri 21-Apr-17 23:47:37

Ria End. No.

wooster16 Sat 22-Apr-17 23:24:57

Naomi (I pronounce it Ni-omi) or Ria!

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