Isabel, Zoe or Imogen, which to chose?

(58 Posts)
Hirewiredays Tue 28-Jul-20 19:50:46

Lots about these names already on here but which is your preferred! Baby due tomorrow and I still can't make my mind up!

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Mustardbay Tue 28-Jul-20 19:55:30

I'd go for zoe, just as I know quite a few of the other 2

Whatsyourflava Tue 28-Jul-20 19:55:31

Tomorrow! - congratulations - good luck.

Imogen is my favourite because it's one of my very top names

Zoe also lovely just not as lovely as Imogen

If you look at the official statistics, the numbers of babies called Imogen has been falling year on year for ages now. It's really underused these days compared to, say, 10 years ago.

Isabel is also nice but my last choice

Hirewiredays Tue 28-Jul-20 19:55:43

Even Isabella!

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Whatsyourflava Tue 28-Jul-20 19:56:52

Imogen will be well outside the top 50 by the time the 2020 official stats are released

Hirewiredays Tue 28-Jul-20 19:57:33

Thank you! @Whatsyourflava exciting my nervous as I'll be induced.

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Hirewiredays Tue 28-Jul-20 19:57:56

I'm nervous!

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WhatALump Tue 28-Jul-20 20:00:00

Definitely Isabel (I have one of my own!)

daisypond Tue 28-Jul-20 20:11:35

Zoe. Really like it.
Isabel is classic and I like it a lot, but it’s more popular.
Imogen- don’t like it. I know a few not-nice ones of a certain type in their 20s, which has put me off. It hasn’t a good image now.

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DramaAlpaca Tue 28-Jul-20 20:39:44

Zoe for me. I like short, neat names.

PlantPotting Tue 28-Jul-20 20:42:40

Imogen is my favourite! I love it. Don't know any but always loved the name so much! Lots of nickname options if you wanted to use them too. Perfect Shakespearean classic.

Best of luck with the induction @Hirewiredays! 💐

Please come and update us

Amelia891 Tue 28-Jul-20 20:42:43

I love all of them but I don’t know any Imogen’s so I would go for that one!

emilybrontescorsett Tue 28-Jul-20 20:44:18

Isabel or Isobel which is my favourite spelling.

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OhTheRoses Tue 28-Jul-20 21:34:30

I wanted Isabel; DH Imogen but she's 22 now so I think I'd go for Zoe which feels more contemporary. Or Xanthe.

user1493494961 Tue 28-Jul-20 21:56:41

Isabella or Imogen, not Zoe.

123Dancewithme Tue 28-Jul-20 23:42:03

Zoe. I know lots of Isabels and Imogens.

ButterflyRuns Tue 28-Jul-20 23:42:47

Isabel, although I prefer Isabella it's lovely.

TenThousandSpoons0 Wed 29-Jul-20 02:12:42

Zoe smile

MindyStClaire Wed 29-Jul-20 02:52:16

A friend recently had a Zoe, I think it's lovely and probably quite unusual at the minute.

EmmaGrundyForPM Wed 29-Jul-20 02:55:23

Imogen is my favourite girls name. If DS2 had been a girl he would have been called Imogen.

And congratulations in advance for later today. Hope it all goes well

Wishingstarr Wed 29-Jul-20 02:59:45

Zoe. It means "life" and is an energetic yet classic name. The others are very fashionable and I think will date more, they are also a bit too wishy-washy for me. I like strong names.

garlictwist Wed 29-Jul-20 05:21:30

Imogen. Isobel is nice but I really dislike Zoe.

Tinamou Wed 29-Jul-20 05:22:43


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