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Sweetmimi Mon 06-Nov-17 20:35:32

Hey all! Hoping you can help with our name choices as we cannot decide, and with due date imminent we are (I am) getting anxious!

Our eldest daughter has an unusual name, so we wanted something on a par

Elora
Livia
Alina
Luciana (Italian pronouciation)
confused

Missyb15 Mon 06-Nov-17 20:52:26

they're not any sort of names i'd chose but from your list Elora is my fave

Awwlookatmybabyspider Mon 06-Nov-17 21:05:58

Livia or Alina

IVflytrap Mon 06-Nov-17 21:16:16

I like Livia and Alina, which is surprisingly underused in the UK.

PandaCat Mon 06-Nov-17 21:18:55

Of those, I prefer Elora

Smoliver Mon 06-Nov-17 22:38:02

Elora - Pretty name. Makes me think of Eleanor, which is another name I like.

Livia - I strangely like this name, and I'm not usually a fan of shortened versions of names. Maybe because it makes me think of Lydia?

Alina - Another pretty name. I think this one is my favourite from your list smile

Luciana - I like this name and that the nicknames Lucy or Ana can be taken from it. I think I prefer the other names a bit more though.

Hope this helps. Good luck!

Notalitigator Mon 06-Nov-17 22:40:37

I like Elora.

I wouldn't choose Livia if you want a name which is somewhat unusual. Whilst statistically it's not that popular, Olivia is extremely popular and they are just too similar. She'll have a lifetime of saying 'Yeah, like Olivia without the O 🙄)

loobybear Mon 06-Nov-17 22:49:33

I've never heard if Elora before, it's lovely.
There was a thread on here recently about the name Luciana. TBH I would avoid it if you don't have any Italian connection.

louloubelle17 Mon 06-Nov-17 22:52:17

My girls are Isabella and Lucia. I'm thinking of Elysia for the third (due date last Wednesday!).
Good luck with everything xx

manicinsomniac Tue 07-Nov-17 00:32:41

I really like Livia (much, much prefer it to Olivia but not really sure why!) and Alina

ThaliaLuxurySpa Tue 07-Nov-17 00:45:16

Luciana.

Gorgeous!

Good luck for a straightforward, speedy delivery, OP. flowers

louloubelle17, wishing you and soon-to-be-here baby well, too. Love the name Elysia, BTW.

ChocolateCrunch Tue 07-Nov-17 07:33:12

I love Elora and quite like Alina. Livia and Luciana, not so keen, sorry

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 07-Nov-17 09:47:32

Alina is lovely !

louloubelle17 Tue 07-Nov-17 11:51:18

Thanks ThaliaLuxurySpa!

EleanorXx Tue 07-Nov-17 14:14:50

Elora is lovely, very pretty
Livia is nice, but lots of people will assume her name is Olivia and you may have to correct them
Alina isn't my cup of tea, but a good, proper name
Luciana has lots of very cute nicknames (Lucy,Anna ect) and makes me think of a strong woman.
All lovely but my favourite is Luciana

icantgetnosleep5 Tue 07-Nov-17 20:42:04

elora smile

FASDLRL Thu 09-Nov-17 10:39:05

Out of your suggestions I like Luciana and Elora - could also have Lucia as a shorter version ?

Some other unique names - Jolie, Neve, Nora, Evangeline, Ginny, Nola,

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