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Still haven't named week old daughter

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JoVH Sun 29-Oct-17 09:50:38


My baby girl is over a week old and we still haven't settled on a name for her. We thought we would name her Violet, but we're not sure she looks like one, and various family members have told us how horrible the name is!

So our current shortlist is
Catherine (Kitty)

Any thoughts/opinions /suggestions would be greatly appreciated!


Awwlookatmybabyspider Sun 29-Oct-17 09:54:12

Violet is a beautiful name. Would you mind showing us a picture, so we can try and see what name she looks like

SangriaInTheSun Sun 29-Oct-17 09:55:05

I like Anna and Kitty. Congratulations on your new baby

FizzyGreenWater Sun 29-Oct-17 10:10:52

I agree with them on Violet. It's very harsh, and popular right now as one of the flower names, but somehow it just doesn't work. And Vi is horrible!

Anna is head and shoulders above the other names- classic, gentle, beautiful.

user1471456357 Sun 29-Oct-17 10:13:12

I love Catherine nn Kitty, Catherine violet is lovely.

Roxx1516 Sun 29-Oct-17 10:13:40

Thea is beautiful ❤️

LittleLights Sun 29-Oct-17 10:14:43

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PeachyCandle Sun 29-Oct-17 10:15:17

Catherine nn Kitty. Lovely. And congratulations!!

Sophronia Sun 29-Oct-17 10:16:42

Anna or Catherine!

yawning801 Sun 29-Oct-17 10:17:30

Catherine all the way! It's a lovely name.

RaeCJ82 Sun 29-Oct-17 10:18:20

Catherine (Kitty) is lovely!

mellowout Sun 29-Oct-17 10:22:46

I love the name Thea. Violet is not so nice and brings the word violent to mind I’m afraid.

daisypond Sun 29-Oct-17 11:06:07

I'm not keen on Violet either - reminds me of violent and it's a bit of a weed. All your other names on your list are really nice.

Swearwolf Sun 29-Oct-17 11:07:36

I love Violet! I don't like anna or Catherine, Thea is lovely if you're not sure about Violet. I love it though!

AnyaMoondial Sun 29-Oct-17 11:23:40

Anna! Best name ever.

BabloHoney Sun 29-Oct-17 11:28:07

Don’t listen to family members.. you have lovely taste all those names are beautiful! Kitty is my favourite but go with what you like best xx

PhatSlag Sun 29-Oct-17 11:30:40

Thea is the nicest. I also love Talia if you like T names that also end in A.

TidyDancer Sun 29-Oct-17 11:35:36

Violet is beautiful and easily the loveliest name on your list. Go with it!

flissfloss65 Sun 29-Oct-17 11:37:58

Thea is a beautiful name.

GRW Sun 29-Oct-17 11:53:51

Anna and Catherine are my favourites, but I like April too. I dislike Violet and it is popular now so likely to date.

PsychoPumpkin Sun 29-Oct-17 11:55:54

Catherine is a classic and very underused. It’s my baby’s middle name

tiddleywinks27 Sun 29-Oct-17 12:21:18


I love Thea Violet

MollyHuaCha Sun 29-Oct-17 12:24:04

All of your names choices are nice. I like, in this order...

1. Violet - so pretty and my favourite. I’m just not hearing the ‘violent’ connection here any more than I think of a last will and testament when a male is called William
2. Catherine - classic, though I prefer it with a K.
3. Anna - again a classic, you can’t go wrong with this name
4. April - love it
5. Thea - very nice. I’ve known three different pronunciations: Th-ee-ah, T-ee-ah, Tay-ah.

Smoliver Sun 29-Oct-17 12:31:03


I like Catherine and Thea from your list. Maybe you could use Violet as a middle name.

mum2be2boys Sun 29-Oct-17 12:42:43

All lovely names, but my favourite is Catherine/Kitty :-)

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