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Which name is your favourite?

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FrostyIsland Sat 22-Apr-17 20:44:14

Our daughter is 4 and a half weeks old and we are still trying to finalise her name.

Her middle name is definitely Fern and this is our list for first name:
Eliana
Leila
Matilda

Thanks smile

FeedTheSharkAndItWIllBite Sat 22-Apr-17 20:52:59

I love Eliana. Matilda is super popular...

I prefer Laila (or Láilá).

Squidgling Sat 22-Apr-17 20:58:51

I like Eliana best as a full name but she is quite likely to become Ellie or Ella which I am not so keen on and are not so pretty or unusual.

Matilda and Leila are both lovely too but much more popular (the spelling Layla was 35th in the 2015 list so although different on paper she may be one of many still when you take into account the different spellings. Depends if that bothers you.

BrutusMcDogface Sat 22-Apr-17 21:00:55

Eliana is beautiful but she will become Ellie/Elle/Ella - not a problem if you like those names!

Love Leila. Matilda is very VERY popular at the moment.

Mrsknackered Sat 22-Apr-17 21:08:06

Leila Fern is beautiful

SuperBeagle Sat 22-Apr-17 21:11:19

I like Matilda best and Eliana least.

I like Leila but prefer the spelling Layla.

Fruitcocktail6 Sat 22-Apr-17 21:12:19

Leila

Awwlookatmybabyspider Sat 22-Apr-17 21:28:11

Leila

BounceBounceSplishSplash Sat 22-Apr-17 21:31:00

I really like Eliana but don't like Ellie which could be a potential nn so on that basis Leila is my favourite.

wooster16 Sat 22-Apr-17 21:32:25

Leila

Emma1609 Sat 22-Apr-17 21:35:16

Leila

Sophronia Sat 22-Apr-17 22:39:39

Matilda Fern is lovely

deluxetrolley Sat 22-Apr-17 23:22:56

Leila (or maybe Lila?!)

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 23-Apr-17 09:43:29

I don't like Eliana.
Love Matilda, but I think Leila Fern, sounds best.

FenellaMaxwellsPony Sun 23-Apr-17 09:44:58

Matilda Fern is lovely but Fern is so pretty could that not be the first name?

Rockaby Sun 23-Apr-17 10:19:38

1) Matilda (love)
2) Leila (really like - would spell it Layla though, like the song)
3) Eliana (pretty, but a but flowery maybe)?

icedlattes Sun 23-Apr-17 13:49:56

Leila

user1471547428 Tue 25-Apr-17 11:20:44

Eliana could have Lia as a nickname if you don't want Ellie.

Loyly Tue 25-Apr-17 11:22:46

Leila

BasicBetty Tue 25-Apr-17 12:55:36

Eliana Fern - gorgeous!

Orangebird69 Tue 25-Apr-17 12:57:07

Leila. Lovely name, and I like that spelling too.

Baconsausageandegg Wed 26-Apr-17 22:25:09

Matilda

Tilly and tilda are super cute as is matty !

Then Leila - nice but the Ines I know are all called Leils - which personally I don't like

Eliana is a bit fussy - I love the nickname Ellie though however if popularity bothers you this may be an issue smile

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