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What do you think of Esme Florence?

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babybarmy Thu 07-Aug-08 18:53:39

Trying to find a baby girl name that isn't in the top 50 but is not too weird.

I liked Darcy Athena but I have been outvoted by my husband,mum and 3 year old dd.

Esme Florence? I dont know more than one person with each of these names.

I called my first dd Freya Sunny,I like Sunny but I do hear so many Freya's now and I thought I was chooosing something a bit different!

ladyjogsalot Thu 07-Aug-08 18:57:15

love esme, not sure it goes with florence...

mazzystar Thu 07-Aug-08 18:57:52

I love Florence
,
Esmee is okay

They are both old lady names though so i think both together is too much

Nbg Thu 07-Aug-08 18:58:11

I dont like Esme Florence but I do like Florence Esme grin

Both gorgeous names.

mustsleep Thu 07-Aug-08 18:58:49

love florence it was my gran's name we used to call her floss smile

babybarmy Thu 07-Aug-08 19:14:28

I thought Florence was a bit too Magic Roundabout and old lady but everyone else seems to love it and look diapprovingly at my other suggestions.

My great aunt was called Florence but she changed it to Sue because she hated it.

Maybe something a bit funkier.. not sure what though..

YumeeMumee Thu 07-Aug-08 19:32:26

I prefer Florence Esme too - a friend has just called her new DD Florence and they are shortening it to Florry which I like, rather than Flo smile

I like Esme too but not sure about Esme Florence....

mckenzie Thu 07-Aug-08 19:32:33

I told the DCs yesterday that if I ever have another baby girl I will be calling her Florence smile I like Esme too.

kitsmummy Thu 07-Aug-08 19:47:58

I like Esme and Florence individually, but I would have said that Esme was quite popular, is it not in the top 50?

What about Kitty or Clementine?

LaDiDaDi Thu 07-Aug-08 20:10:23

I like Darcey Florence.

Califrau Thu 07-Aug-08 20:11:04

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hw2004 Thu 07-Aug-08 20:33:27

Like Esme but not so keen on Florence.

Bumperlicious Thu 07-Aug-08 20:39:54

Esme is lovely, I know a 1 yr old called Esme, it's a gorgeous name. Not sure about Florence though.

Hulababy Thu 07-Aug-08 21:00:01

I love the name Florence (shortened to Florrie ) Not as keen on Esme, but it is ok.

cthea Thu 07-Aug-08 21:01:56

Not so keen on Esme but Florence is lovely. I also like your choice of Athena. I was on holiday last week and met French sisters called Athena, Olympia and Calypso. Way to go!

itsMYmummy Thu 07-Aug-08 21:13:54

I really like Esme, don't dislike Florence but not too keen on it either. I love Darcey!

Neeerly3 Thu 07-Aug-08 21:18:48

new baby on our block called Florence, it WAS on my list for bump 3 (sigh), love Esme too.

Matilda (Tilly) and Agatha (Aggie) are my favs at the mo.....

MrsJamin Thu 07-Aug-08 21:30:19

One of my favourite baby friends is called Flo, it just suits her down to the ground.

sugarpeas Thu 07-Aug-08 21:31:09

Is Darcy Florence an option.

southeatsastras Thu 07-Aug-08 21:32:19

nice for a pet duck

barnsleybelle Thu 07-Aug-08 21:43:29

Southeatsastras: LOL.

Freya is such a beautiful feminine name ( bit biased cos i have one!) and i think Esme is a bit too hard to go with it.

What about Niamh, Emmy, Mia ???

babybarmy Thu 07-Aug-08 21:44:21

With my dd being called Freya , I thought Freya and Florence sounds like characters from a Cbeebies cartoon or a bit like a range of clothing at Tesco

lol..not thought about them as duck names.. would freak me out come the day of the birth if it was a duck I ended up naming. You will see me in the newspapers!

jellybeans Thu 07-Aug-08 22:02:57

Don't like either, too old ladyish, sorry.

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