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Arden or Thalia?

(40 Posts)
Mrsbrown54 Wed 16-May-18 22:52:00

30 weeks pregnant with dd2 and me and dh literally can’t agree on a name, he likes Arden and Thalia? We already have Lily-Rose (4). I kind of like Sienna but it seems so popular now days?

bridgetreilly Wed 16-May-18 22:54:53

I don't like either Arden or Thalia, sorry. Sienna isn't particularly popular but I think it's much nicer.

Zeelove Wed 16-May-18 23:00:16

Thalia is lovely.

Sienna is dreadful.

duvetdaymayway Thu 17-May-18 11:33:52

Thalia

PalePinkSwan Thu 17-May-18 11:36:08

Arden.

I couldn’t pronounce Th properly until I was about 12, so would have been introducing myself as Failure.

Arden goes better.

InkSnail Thu 17-May-18 12:00:12

Thalia is a lovely name, go with this one smile

Sugarpiehoneyeye Thu 17-May-18 12:42:39

Thalia goes very well, though I do like Sienna.

Sophronia Thu 17-May-18 13:36:27

Thalia is lovely

redmini4 Thu 17-May-18 15:52:46

Arden

ButFirstTea Thu 17-May-18 15:56:56

The Th wouldn't be a problem would it? Or am I wrong about how Thalia would be pronounced? I would have thought it's said as Talia rather than Th-alia.

It's a lovely name!

PalePinkSwan Thu 17-May-18 16:02:49

I’ve heard it as Thalia with a th, but it is one of those names people pronounce differently.

Bakerbel Thu 17-May-18 16:03:08

Thalia is awful

Bakerbel Thu 17-May-18 16:03:50

Sienna is lovely

SoupDragon Thu 17-May-18 16:04:07

I think Arden and Thalia are dreadful.

starkid Thu 17-May-18 16:07:20

I quite like both (although how are you pronouncing Thalia?)
I like how androgynous and cool Arden is smile

Sienna is a very sweet name too. It was 28 in most popular baby names in England+Wales last year, if that would put you off though.

Bakerbel Thu 17-May-18 16:10:35

I have never once met a sienna and don’t consider it very popular

steppemum Thu 17-May-18 16:11:20

I have only heard Thalia with a T sound at the beginning.

I have to say I was puzzled by your Op at first as I thought Arden sounded liek a boys name.
Don't like it I'm afraid.

Thalia (or Talia, you don't need the h) is nice, means blossom I think so very nice for a baby at this time of year.
Sienna is nice too.

neither are my naming style, but both sound nice even to me!

Bakerbel Thu 17-May-18 16:11:31

Not compared to the likes of Sophia or isabella which you see all over

Thewinedidit Thu 17-May-18 16:12:35

Arden is the name of a council estate in Glasgow. It's not a name I'd choose for my baby.

MumofBoysx2 Thu 17-May-18 16:14:10

Not too keen on Sienna as it sounds like Senna, and Arden, sounds like Harden. So I suppose Talia. I like Clarice (prounounced Clariss), that is what we would have called our boy if he were a girl.

BernardsarenotalwaysSaints Thu 17-May-18 16:14:37

Can't stand Arden but I'm from South Warks which is probably why. I don't really like Thalia either (would pronoince it Talia). I would say Sienna matches Lily-Rose in popularity.

KatnissK Thu 17-May-18 16:15:29

Thalia

Meltedicicle Thu 17-May-18 16:37:53

The one Arden I know is a middle aged man! I prefer Malia to Thalia, think that is one of Barack Obama’s girls. Or Thea is nice but similar. Personally not a fan of Sienna.

halfwitpicker Thu 17-May-18 16:38:56

Arden.

Thalia reminds me of what you get in an Indian

Waterlemon Thu 17-May-18 16:43:57

Arden - hard on hmm

What about Eden as an alternative?

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