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Is Collette too dated....

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blitzthehouse Mon 18-Aug-08 14:36:46

....or due for a revival?

PootyApplewater Mon 18-Aug-08 14:37:26

It's a pretty name.
Revive away! grin

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Mon 18-Aug-08 14:37:51

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Heated Mon 18-Aug-08 14:41:08

It's very pretty, a change to all the 'ie' and 'a' ending names that are in vogue. The last Collette I taught was so beautiful she stopped traffic.

castille Mon 18-Aug-08 14:42:21

In France Colette (one L) is very dated, as are most names ending in -ette. A bit twee, IMO.

Tigerschick Mon 18-Aug-08 14:45:51

I think it is pretty.
I agree that it is not in the current 'fashion' of having 'ie' or 'a' ending names.
If you like it then go for it smile

seeker Mon 18-Aug-08 14:52:07

A bit "trying too hard" - I think. And I also think it should be Colette, shouldn't it?

hellebores Mon 18-Aug-08 15:24:51

due for a revival definitely.

at least it's a proper name!!

not overly girly or a la mode, a pretty and unusual choice - go for it!

chandellina Mon 18-Aug-08 15:41:46

love it. nickname Coco ...

LongLiveCuckoo Mon 18-Aug-08 16:22:15

Love the nn Coco.

I would go for Nicole, with nn Colette if you really love Colette. Lettie or Coco appeal to me more.

I don't care what's in fashion in France. A woman with a Manon (most disgusting name I can think of) laughed when I said I loved the name Sylvie. She said haughtily, or 'aughteeeleee, that ees a 'airdressoor name.

castille Mon 18-Aug-08 16:27:03

Ha, my French SIL would have named her firstborn Manon if he'd been a girl.

Agree is v odd to English ears

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