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Second name thoughts?

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TheRightTrousers Fri 10-Aug-18 20:59:22

Undecided on second name for Nina, what do you think of these:

Nina Penelope (I like it but don't like 'Penny', not that it would be shortened, as it would be the second name)
Nina Carissa (DH favourite, I like it too but not sure what sort of connotations it has - Greek origin)
Nina Gabrielle
I also quite like Nina Emmanuelle blush but not getting much support from DH on this...

I would like something classy and feminine. Quite like Zara too but would probably add it with another name (Nina Zara something) rather than on its on...
One of these or something completely different?

Thank you!

Greeneyedgeek83 Fri 10-Aug-18 21:08:34

Nina Gabrielle is nicest imo

Greeneyedgeek83 Fri 10-Aug-18 21:11:19


Nina Maria
Nina Helene
Nina Olivia
Nina Sophia
Nina Elizabeth

daisypond Fri 10-Aug-18 21:28:34

I think Carissa is fabulous. I'd go with that. I like Penelope and Gabrielle too.

Petitpomme Fri 10-Aug-18 21:53:52

I like Nina Gabrielle

other suggestions:

Nina Madeleine
Nina Evangeline
Nina Isabella
Nina Helaina
Nina Giselle

Iyla Fri 10-Aug-18 22:04:57

Names that don't end in 'a' flow nicely...

Nina Charlotte
Nina Isobel
Nina Eve
Nina Vivienne
Nina Audrey
Nina Grace
Nina Giselle

Sophronia Fri 10-Aug-18 23:34:03

Nina Gabrielle

DramaAlpaca Fri 10-Aug-18 23:38:00

Nina Penelope is my favourite.

Picknickers Fri 10-Aug-18 23:49:19

Nina Carissa.

HouseworkIsASin10 Sat 11-Aug-18 00:05:21

Why do you need a second name, nobody uses them? I would only use a second name if it meant something or to honour somebody.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sat 11-Aug-18 08:27:29

Nina Penelope is lovely.😄

Quangot Sat 11-Aug-18 09:28:05

I like Nina Penelope.

Nina Felicity
Nina Rachel
Nina Susannah
Nina Paloma
Nina Scarlett
Nina Victoria
Nina Clementine
Nina Miriam
Nina Rosalind
Nina Juliette
Nina Florence
Nina Jasmine
Nina Isabella

TheRightTrousers Sat 11-Aug-18 13:26:10

Thank you all, some great suggestions, quite like Nina Audrey and Nina Susannah. Still torn between Penelope, Carissa and Gabrielle though!

MikeUniformMike Sat 11-Aug-18 13:27:55

Nina Penelope. I like Clarissa but not Carissa. (Sounds too much like Caresser)

TheRightTrousers Sat 11-Aug-18 14:39:46

Thanks Mike, interesting as I was wondering about the name as it's more unusual.

MikeUniformMike Sat 11-Aug-18 14:49:50

Clarissa is lovely. I don't like Clarrie but as a middle name that wouldn't be a problem.
Carissa is a name and if you love it then use it. Carrie is nice if you wanted it as a 1st name.
Actually, it's growing on me. use it. I love Nina.

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