Girl's name

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username12345T Tue 13-Apr-21 03:24:13

I'm looking for a girl's first name and middle name

Something boho - botanical - literary Literature is very important and it can be the name of a writer or poet

Eg
Dylan Gray (Dylan Thomas/Dorian Gray)
Taisia Nyx
Anais Rose
Tudor Snow
Savannah Binx

I'm just throwing things together to see what sounds good. Any ideas?

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Aquamarine1029 Tue 13-Apr-21 03:29:52

Rainn/Rayne Aurora

username12345T Tue 13-Apr-21 03:32:41

I love the name Rain! Maybe as a middle name though. Aurora is lovely too.

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Aquamarine1029 Tue 13-Apr-21 03:44:00

I love the name Dovey, too, because of Dovey Roundtree. She was a remarkable woman.

Also...

Auden Rose

TripeWater Tue 13-Apr-21 03:56:29

Emmeline Rose

Fivemoreminutes1 Tue 13-Apr-21 04:27:48

Brontë Willow
Oakley Wren
Lyra Jane
Harper Jasmine
Aspen Skye
Zaria Sage

ILoveStickers Tue 13-Apr-21 06:38:14

Zinnia Maya (flower + Maya Angelou)
Sylvia Iris (Sylvia Plath + flower)
Bryony Sappho (plant + poet)
Ivy Beatrice (plant + character from Dante)
Corinna Hazel (character from Ovid + tree)

AnxiousAnnie86 Tue 13-Apr-21 07:18:54

@username12345T I really really really want to call our little girl juniper but husband says no sad x

PollyThePony Tue 13-Apr-21 09:24:35

Sylvia Iris is a good suggestion. Two female authors (Plath and Murdoch) with a botanical vibe.

Ejm02 Tue 13-Apr-21 10:03:52

Mira Wilde
Astrid Rain
Ania Bronte
Nyah Wren
Reagan Kennedy
Juliet Ariadne

username12345T Tue 13-Apr-21 12:57:13

AnxiousAnnie86

*@username12345T* I really really really want to call our little girl juniper but husband says no sad x

I was thinking about Juniper, I think it's a lovely name. How about as a middle name instead?

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IamnotwhouthinkIam Tue 13-Apr-21 13:00:03

Christabel Briony (Coleridge poem and used by AS Bryant plus the suffragette, then the plant name used by McEwan)
Christina Ianthe (Poet Rossetti and floral meaning name used by Shelley and others)
Viola Jessamine (Shakespearean and floral name, then the classical variation of Jasmine)

Mix and match.

AnxiousAnnie86 Tue 13-Apr-21 13:45:13

@username12345T it's such a beautiful name, would you do something like juniper Jane? Or juniper Emily? As in Jane Austin and Emily Dickinson

We have our middle name as Amelia, we let my gramps choose the middle name and he chose his mother's name, so I like Juniper Amelia. He may change his mind smile x

TatianaBis Tue 13-Apr-21 14:39:25

Anaïs Lily
Viola Iris
Iris Amelia
Yseult Beatrice
Guinevere Briar
Tatiana Natasha

tuttifuckinfruity Tue 13-Apr-21 14:43:09

What authors / literary characters do you like, OP?

I don't see the merit in choosing a name purely because it's "literary".

TatianaBis Tue 13-Apr-21 14:48:04

Presumably became literature is really important to her.

Same way other people choose the names of celebrities or celebrity offspring for their children.

tuttifuckinfruity Tue 13-Apr-21 15:08:14

TatianaBis

Presumably became literature is really important to her.

Same way other people choose the names of celebrities or celebrity offspring for their children.


Well, yes, but presumably a celebrity that they like? Hence, asking what literature the OP likes.

TatianaBis Tue 13-Apr-21 15:29:53

I dunno - do people choose Bear because they really really like Cheryl or because Cheryl popularised it? Ditto Everly - because they like Channing Tatum?

username12345T Tue 13-Apr-21 15:39:38

tuttifuckinfruity

What authors / literary characters do you like, OP?

I don't see the merit in choosing a name purely because it's "literary".

That's a great question.

I like the Classics and would include philosophers in that such as Plato, Ovid, Herodotus, Aristotle, Euripides etc etc I also love Greek and Roman Myths although I am also a fan of other world mythologies such as Norse

I am very fond of the Romantics such as Shelley, Byron, Keats, Blake, Wordsworth
I also love Japanese writers such as Basho, Buson and Shiki
Modernists writers and poets such as Eliot, Joyce, Pound, Conrad
Fantasy writers such as Tolkein, Le Guin, Pratchett , Garner and Cooper
French existentialists such as Simone de Beauvoir, Satre, Camus
I love Japanese writers such as Murakami, Yoshimoto and Kakuta
I like South American writers such as Garcia Marquez and Borges
I love playwrights such as Tennessee Williams, Chekhov, Shakespeare, Mamet, Beckett, Pinter
Other poets I love are Hughes, Plath, ee Cummings, Frost, Neruda
I love horror writers such as Shelley, Stoker, MR James, Jackson, Barker, Lovecraft
I also like a lot of American writers such as Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald, Flannery O Connor, Joyce Carol Oates, Toni Morrison, Henry James, Faulkner

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username12345T Tue 13-Apr-21 15:46:54

And of course the Russian greats such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Mikhail Lermontov, Gogol, Pushkin

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PollyThePony Tue 13-Apr-21 15:49:21

If you like F Scott Firzgerald and nature names, then Daisy? Daisy Sylvia maybe.

PollyThePony Tue 13-Apr-21 15:51:50

Fitzgerald*

PollyThePony Tue 13-Apr-21 15:52:50

Or Theodora (for Ted Hughes), shortened to Teddy maybe?

AnxiousAnnie86 Tue 13-Apr-21 15:59:51

@username12345T we also like hera or Juno from the Greek gods

OolieMacdoolie Tue 13-Apr-21 16:04:56

I like the Classics and would include philosophers in that such as Plato, Ovid, Herodotus, Aristotle, Euripides etc etc I also love Greek and Roman Myths although I am also a fan of other world mythologies such as Norse

I am very fond of the Romantics such as Shelley, Byron, Keats, Blake, Wordsworth
I also love Japanese writers such as Basho, Buson and Shiki
Modernists writers and poets such as Eliot, Joyce, Pound, Conrad
Fantasy writers such as Tolkein, Le Guin, Pratchett , Garner and Cooper
French existentialists such as Simone de Beauvoir, Satre, Camus
I love Japanese writers such as Murakami, Yoshimoto and Kakuta
I like South American writers such as Garcia Marquez and Borges
*I love playwrights such as Tennessee Williams, Chekhov, Shakespeare, Mamet, Beckett, Pinter
Other poets I love are Hughes, Plath, ee Cummings, Frost, Neruda*
I love horror writers such as Shelley, Stoker, MR James, Jackson, Barker, Lovecraft
I also like a lot of American writers such as Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald, Flannery O Connor, Joyce Carol Oates, Toni Morrison, Henry James, Faulkner

So more or less absolutely everything then grin

How about a literary first name:

Harriet (after Beecher Stowe)
Sophia (Sappho)
Athena
Diana
Louisa (May Alcott)
Danae
Penelope
Caroline (Lamb)
Blake (after William)
Harper (Lee)
Ophelia
Cordelia
Portia
Delilah

With a botanical / nature middle name:

Hazel
Brook
Vale
Eurus
Anemone
Rose
Nightingale
Narcissi
Marguerite
Rosemary
Minty

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