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Name for rainbow baby? 🌈

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Smilesunshines Wed 14-Feb-18 11:39:40

I'm 33 weeks pregnant with a girl after suffering from recurrent miscarriage.

Can I have some meaningful name suggestions?

MyKingdomForBrie Wed 14-Feb-18 11:53:08

Iris? I believe that is rainbow in Greek.

GRW Wed 14-Feb-18 11:55:22

Abigail- means father's joy.
Faith
Joy
Hope- might be good middle names.
Congratulations, I hope the rest of the pregnancy goes well.

Chienrouge Wed 14-Feb-18 11:56:06

What names do you like?

NoSquirrels Wed 14-Feb-18 11:56:10

Iris - Greek goddess of the rainbow

Sugarpiehoneyeye Wed 14-Feb-18 12:01:35

Mabel, meaning, 'my beautiful one'.
Warm congratulations OP. 🌸

JumpingFrogs Wed 14-Feb-18 12:03:34

Hope...or if you prefer more exotic names I believe Esperanza means hope.

Anasnake Wed 14-Feb-18 12:05:22

Violet

ChocolateCrunch Wed 14-Feb-18 12:08:26

Beatrix means blessed, as does Gwen
Joanna means God is gracious
Theodora means gift of God
Amy means beloved
Helena means bright light
Nadia means hope

KnitFastDieWarm Wed 14-Feb-18 12:11:13

Another vote for iris here - congratulations OP flowers

bridgetreilly Wed 14-Feb-18 12:13:35

Dorothea
Joy
Hannah
Grace
Felicity

Ummmmgogo Wed 14-Feb-18 12:16:38

rainbow, joy, miracle, marvellous, blessing, precious

ShowOfHands Wed 14-Feb-18 12:17:15

My friend's rainbow baby is Beatrice which means "bringer of blessings/joy".

MagicFajita Wed 14-Feb-18 12:20:29

Congratulations!

We loved the name Iris for ours if we'd had a girl.

StealthPolarBear Wed 14-Feb-18 12:21:35

I think joy is a beautiful name and underused

FozzieBear123 Wed 14-Feb-18 12:26:07

My little girl is a rainbow baby. Her name is Iris. I'd always liked it and when I found out what it meant, I just knew I had to have it. Luckily my DP agreed!

clairethewitch70 Wed 14-Feb-18 12:26:55

Aurora is lovely

TulipsInABlueVase Wed 14-Feb-18 12:58:09

Faith, Hope

Buxbaum Wed 14-Feb-18 13:06:35

YY Iris, the personification of the rainbow.

Jemimapuddleduk Wed 14-Feb-18 14:01:56

My rainbow baby is an Iris. She also has Joy alongside another middle name. She loves that her name means goddess of rainbows!

TakeMe2Insanity Wed 14-Feb-18 14:02:16

No useful names to add but congratulations

Smoliver Wed 14-Feb-18 16:30:41

Congratulations! flowers

Evelyn/Evelina - "wished for child"
Miriam - "wished for child"
Beatrice/Beatrix - "she who brings happiness"
Felicity - "good fortune, happiness"
Evangeline - "bearer of good news"
Audrey/Audra - "noble strength"
Bridget - "strength or exalted one"
Valerie - "strength, health"
Matilda - "battle-mighty"
Eloise - "healthy"

1sttimeunicorn Wed 14-Feb-18 16:42:31

Oh congratulations OP. DS is a rainbow too. It’s tough isn’t it. I love Iris too - great name. Sending love.

Smilesunshines Wed 14-Feb-18 19:29:16

Thank you everyone.

My favourite names before this thread were:
Harriet
Matilda
Beatrice
Florence
Delilah

1sttimeunicorn Wed 14-Feb-18 19:41:54

Ooh those are lovely. Hesitancy over Delilah (can only think of the song!)
Florence would be my choice out of those.

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