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(24 Posts)
benandoli Fri 25-Jul-08 11:35:28

which is better for our baby girl due in October?
Annabel or Martha?
We have two boys already Ben and Oliver

Lauriefairycake Fri 25-Jul-08 11:39:28

both lovely

all go together fine smile

slightly prefer Martha, but that's only my preference

belgo Fri 25-Jul-08 11:46:04

Not so keen on Annabel, but Martha is lovely and will go very well with Ben and Oliver.

orangehead Fri 25-Jul-08 11:47:07

annabel

beanieb Fri 25-Jul-08 11:47:16

martha is lovely. I have never liked Annabel.

MrsBadger Fri 25-Jul-08 11:54:18

both lovely

bluenosesaint Fri 25-Jul-08 12:00:26

Annabel definitely.

But then i'm one of the few minority on here that doesn't like Martha ...

NorthernLurker Fri 25-Jul-08 12:03:42

Martha
annabel goes with nightclubs in my mind unfortunately as it is also very pretty

Alishanty Fri 25-Jul-08 13:40:34

Prefer Martha here

falcon Fri 25-Jul-08 13:44:17

I prefer Annabell, I'm not fond of Martha however taking into account the names of your other children I think Martha fits in best with those.

dizzydixies Fri 25-Jul-08 13:44:49

martha smile

Songbird Fri 25-Jul-08 13:45:37

Another vote for Martha, I think it's gorgeous.

Jivegirl Fri 25-Jul-08 13:47:08

Annabel - very classy, without being pretentious. Could be shortened to Anna or Belle, equally lovely.
Martha - suggests downtrodden/hardworking to me, not my cup of tea.

SoupDragon Fri 25-Jul-08 13:49:51

Um... neither.

HonoriaGlossop Fri 25-Jul-08 14:22:51

Annabel is prettier and goes better with your boys names, IMO

nooka Fri 25-Jul-08 14:29:05

Not amazingly keen on either of them. There is a possibility that Martha may be more popular at the moment with Doctor Who (although IMO the Martha in that is pants).

nickeldime Fri 25-Jul-08 17:53:36

Martha's popularity has been declining for the past few decades, while Annabel is currently trendy:
Martha girl name
Annabel girl name
I would go for Annabel!

hw2004 Fri 25-Jul-08 17:55:18

LOVE Annabel. In fact if this baby had been a girl she would have been Annabel or Harriet and i had a lot of positive feedback about Oliver. As it is i'm back to trawling boy's names!!

pointydog Fri 25-Jul-08 17:56:53

Martha, deff. Do not liek Annabel

pointydog Fri 25-Jul-08 17:57:47

even better, Anna

Pinkchampagne Fri 25-Jul-08 17:58:36

Martha is my favourite

Collision Fri 25-Jul-08 17:59:05

Annabel

Not keen on Martha and my two boys would have been Annabel!

cyteen Fri 25-Jul-08 17:59:18

I'd go for Martha. Never liked Annabel and I don't think it sits as well with your boys' names.

benandoli Sat 26-Jul-08 13:11:58

so really like martha now but not sure about a middle name.

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