Page 2 | What's your favourite girls name out of these

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bxbynxmelxver4 Fri 19-Nov-21 23:03:24

Harper
Delilah
Cora
Hallie

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RaoulDufysCat Sat 20-Nov-21 00:11:10

Harper - oh god, just no
Delilah - probably cool about ten years ago
Cora - like this
Hallie - sounds like a nickname albeit quite a nice one, if it was Harriet nn Hallie or something, I'd be fully signed up to this

DramaAlpaca Sat 20-Nov-21 00:13:45

Delilah is a bit on the frilly side for me but it's my favourite of the bunch.

Cora is harsh, Hallie is insubstantial, and Harper has to be one of the ugliest names around.

Allsorts1 Sat 20-Nov-21 00:13:51

Cora

BungleandGeorge Sat 20-Nov-21 00:18:17

Cora. Hallie is ok. Not keen on the other two

AtomHeartMotherOfGod Sat 20-Nov-21 00:25:28

Cora or Delilah.

frenchfancy81 Sat 20-Nov-21 00:27:09

None are at all my cup of tea but Hallie would win if I had to choose.

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joysmoy66 Sat 20-Nov-21 00:46:22

I like Delilah, Cora and Hallie. Not keen on Harper

DebbieHarrysCheekbones Sat 20-Nov-21 01:04:21

What an odd mix.

If I had to pick one Delilah.
Harper is just grim

CouncilHousedAndViolentBaby Sat 20-Nov-21 01:25:15

Delilah

IamnotwhouthinkIam Sat 20-Nov-21 02:16:30

Definitely Cora of the four. While it is rapidly gaining in popularity (likely on the back of other fashionable short retro/vintage names like Ada, Ivy, Nancy, Edie, Mabel etc), it is not yet anywhere near as trendy as your other choices so might not date as much. It also has an elegant classical and literary heritage (from Greek Mythology's Kore (Persephone) and the classic Fenimore Cooper novel).

verymiddleaged Sat 20-Nov-21 02:25:25

* Cora. Hallie is ok. Not keen on the other two*

My feelings as well.

Amdone123 Sat 20-Nov-21 03:09:03

Delilah is lovely.
Harper awful. Cora harsh sounding and Haillie (sp?) will just get Hayley?

alexdgr8 Sat 20-Nov-21 03:10:52

don't like any of them.
not proper names.

LoveFall Sat 20-Nov-21 03:21:09

Delilah

Theoldwoman Sat 20-Nov-21 03:57:29

Cora

ApolloandDaphne Sat 20-Nov-21 04:03:06

Cora

TellingTheTimeForTrumpton Sat 20-Nov-21 04:53:23

Genuinely? None. Cora reminds me of the character on Eastenders, I don't personally like Delilah or Harper, and Hallie sounds "made up" to me even if it isn't and I'm not keen on it anyway.

And isn't Hallie one of the names Sue Radford has recently chosen - not that that is a bad thing but it's an unusual-ish name and people might think of that straight away. Delilah's story in the Bible is relevant here (betrayed Samson). And the song Deliliah (some people consider that song a bit dodgy). Then there's Harper Beckham, so another high-profile "celeb name" perhaps? Think about whether any of these connections or connotations would bother you, or cause undue bother to your child.

None of them are really truly awful names (to me) though. If pushed, Harper is the best of the 4 I'd say.

However, it's very dependent on your surname, some of these names might sound great with your surname and thus make a nice sounding name overall. And the opposite.

IMO, be very careful with unfortunate initials and how the name sounds, with and without the middle name(s). Also it's best not to have sounds at the end of one name that run into the next. These things are more important than which of these all-okay names you choose.

(Nothing against "made up" names either, by the way, if that's what you are after, and not sure if Hallie actually is one. But if I'm thinking it, others also might.)

Apols for repetition, didn't RTFT.

Onlinedilema Sat 20-Nov-21 05:45:02

Is chose the one which matches your surname best. So if your surname starts with a H then avoid Harper or Hallie. I don't think any of them are common at all.,
I do agree that Hallie sounds like a nickname so I wouldn't choose that. I think I'd go for Harper.

sybillalle Sat 20-Nov-21 06:07:09

Cora

Elspethelf Sat 20-Nov-21 06:11:46

Hallie but I’m biased since it’s the nn to my dd Halima <3

LozMarieFielder Sat 20-Nov-21 07:00:16

Cora, followed by Delilah, Harper and then Hallie

seriousandloyal Sat 20-Nov-21 07:05:12

Cora

CeeceeBloomingdale Sat 20-Nov-21 07:07:48

Cora if I had to choose. I strongly dislike the others

Treaclepiepastry Sat 20-Nov-21 07:08:58

Cora. But I don’t love it.

RedRobin100 Sat 20-Nov-21 07:38:41

Cora, or Harper - but don’t think I’d use Harper

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