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Pippa/Penelope with a P surname

(18 Posts)
Lucinda15 Fri 19-May-17 10:18:20

Love Pippa and Penelope but have a P surname. Would that sound terribly stupid??? It sort of reminds me of superhero name like Peter Parker and I don't know if it's just going to sound ridiculous.

CrispyBathTowel Fri 19-May-17 11:11:10

As long as it's not Penelope Pitstop, I like alliterative names.

SuperBeagle Fri 19-May-17 12:05:33

As long as it's not something like Pippa Potts or Penelope Potts.

Sophronia Fri 19-May-17 12:32:06

I know a Penelope Pope grin

frazzlebedazzle Fri 19-May-17 12:35:39

I LOVE alliterative names! Precisely for the superhero reason!

CricketRuntAndRashers Fri 19-May-17 12:47:19

I like alliterative names smile

Rockaby Fri 19-May-17 12:49:09

I also like alliterative names smile. Love Penelope!

auntym Fri 19-May-17 13:00:26

I prefer Pippa and think it would be fine with a P surname.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Fri 19-May-17 17:58:09

Absolutely fine.

MuffinWar Fri 19-May-17 18:02:20

Pippa means blowjob in many Mediterranean countries so I'd go for Penelope.

CricketRuntAndRashers Fri 19-May-17 18:35:03

I prefer Penelope or Penny, btw.

(And I personally genuinely love Peggy... But it was vetoed)

NavyandWhite Fri 19-May-17 18:35:17

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RuthB4 Fri 19-May-17 20:13:52

My newborn daughter has an alliterative name with our last name (both the letter E) and I love it! It's quite sparky to have an alliterative name I think! Go for it!

NavyandWhite Fri 19-May-17 20:15:10

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sycamore54321 Sat 20-May-17 01:54:41

Hmm, a simple alliteration often works but both the first names you suggest already have two syllables starting with P so combining them with a P surname gives a very puh-puh-puh sound. Unless your surname is actually Ph- and sounds like F?

nonsparkle Sat 20-May-17 02:01:39

My initials are PP! I like both names, Penelope is becoming more popular.

I know a little girl who's initials are EEE- all names begin with El.

Joeybee Sat 20-May-17 03:09:31

I'm really not a fan of alliteration in names, they just doesn't flow well, and sound a bit like childrens book characters. Love Penelope though, and Pippa. Tbh I think it depends on what your surname is - sometimes alliterative names sound okay, sometimes they sound too clunky.

Redpramlady Sun 21-May-17 22:23:45

Pippa is my all time fav girls name! But as previously said we didn't end up using it because of the slang meanings in many European countries. Still annnoyd me now as it's a lovely name!

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