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Imelda?

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Hoptastic53 Sat 22-Apr-17 00:07:48

I like the nickname Immy, but not the name Imogen particularly as there area fair few around her. However, I have never heard of a young Imelda and I love the meaning - powerful warrior woman. What do you think?

Hoptastic53 Sat 22-Apr-17 00:08:15

*a fair few around here

MrsTerryPratchett Sat 22-Apr-17 00:24:05

Surely Marcos is the obvious problem.

AntigoneJones Sat 22-Apr-17 00:25:34

Great name IMO

Polichinelle Sat 22-Apr-17 00:27:21

I would always think of the dictator's wife

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sat 22-Apr-17 08:37:06

How about Simone (Immy).

Thatextrainch Sat 22-Apr-17 09:12:53

It's fine. Eva Braun has hardly resulted in Eva being unpopular

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sat 22-Apr-17 09:15:37

LOve it, mind you I loved Imogen and didn't use it as there were squillions about, but then I think I started the whole Eve/Evie/Eva thing!

Imelda Staunton!

wigglesrock Sat 22-Apr-17 09:40:09

Not for me - am afraid it's lumped into the nun names along with Concepta, Assumpta and those that liked to think patent shoes were the work of the devil.

NannyR Sat 22-Apr-17 09:47:48

My first thought was Imelda May, not Marcos. I think it's a great name.

SuperBeagle Sat 22-Apr-17 10:16:57

I don't like it at all. It sounds like something you'd hear in Harry Potter.

Sabistick Sat 22-Apr-17 10:57:53

I love it. Only known one Imelda who was everything i wanted my dds to be. Funny,clever,responsible,well liked, an all round good'un.

reuset Sat 22-Apr-17 16:39:14

Good name

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