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OnNaturesCourse Mon 29-May-17 10:37:04

DP has his heart set, and at first I liked it too but I'm having a wobble on it now.

I'm honestly the worst with names which is why I originally said DP could pick...but, can you give me any alternatives for Talia? Middle names will be Elizabeth / Beth and Linda / Lynn to honor past generations

Popskipiekin Mon 29-May-17 10:43:48

I think it's very pretty but feels incomplete as sounds like nn for Natalia. How would you/DP feel about Natalia on bc and then shorten for everyday?

OnNaturesCourse Mon 29-May-17 10:50:05

I'm not a fan of Nat sounding names, we have a lot of them in the family already.

I have discussed the possibility with me but he prefers that we name the child what we intend to call them. I pointed out that I'd end up using Tallie as a nn but that was ignored lol

viques Mon 29-May-17 10:53:58

Talia is fine,just don't use it as a middle name with Jenny as the first name.


OnNaturesCourse Mon 29-May-17 10:55:01

Haha the thought never even crossed my mind!! Oh my!

CreamCheez Mon 29-May-17 10:56:06

I'm more familiar with Tahlia, than Talia

SnickersWasAHorse Mon 29-May-17 10:57:21

How do you pronounce that?

BarchesterFlowers Mon 29-May-17 10:57:24

I thought of using this but Thalia spelling. I still love it.

Completeguess Mon 29-May-17 10:58:51

I love it and only know one aged 13.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 29-May-17 11:00:16

Talia Elizabeth is very nice.

neonrainbow Mon 29-May-17 11:01:34

I prefer the Thalia spelling personally but i think its very pretty.

OnNaturesCourse Mon 29-May-17 11:09:41

All the spellings sound the same, I'm just H spelling xx

Sophronia Mon 29-May-17 12:22:27

I prefer the Thalia spelling too

OnNaturesCourse Mon 29-May-17 16:17:37

It's all pronounced the same way though, right?

Crabcanon Mon 29-May-17 16:20:11

I really like it.

I went to school with a Thalia. She was of Greek/Cypriot heritage and it was pronounced with a TH at the beginning.

ErrolTheDragon Mon 29-May-17 16:24:19

Thalia is the name of one of my favourite flowers - a graceful, pure white narcissus, looks fragile but is actually pretty tough.

So that's a yes from

BarchesterFlowers Mon 29-May-17 16:27:12

Not necessarily, Thalia or Tarlia depending on the spelling.

Th is traditionally Greek, Ta is the Hebrew spelling.

sweetkitty Mon 29-May-17 16:29:34

I have a Talia (Tah-LEE-ah) beautiful name and so suits her.

She does get Italia and Tal-ya sometimes and gets it spelt Thalia which is the Greek version I believe.

OuchBollocks Mon 29-May-17 16:32:51

There was a Talia (tahll-ya) in the epic sci-fi tv series Babylon 5, but I suppose that wouldn't be the first thing many people will think of smile

OlennasWimple Mon 29-May-17 16:34:13

Thalia Grace is a pretty badass Rick Riordan character

Radishal Mon 29-May-17 16:38:31

Currently a Talia on The Next Step. Whatever floats your boat. She's a beautiful, gifted dancer and a nice person on the show.

TobleroneBoo Mon 29-May-17 16:44:20

I am a Talia, pronounced Tah- Lee-ah

I am constantly called Tarlia

BarchesterFlowers Mon 29-May-17 16:49:39

Interesting isn't it. The Talia I know is Taarlia. I liked the other spelling because I presumed it would get the Tah Le Aa pronunciation.

WyfOfBathe Mon 29-May-17 16:53:17

I love the name Talia.

Alternatives could be Tania (or Tanya/Tanja), Tabitha, Lydia, Olivia, Nadia

user1492722135 Mon 29-May-17 17:03:51

I teach a little girl called Talia! She is very fashionable, kind and sweet. Makes me love the name.

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