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Girls names - opinions?

(26 Posts)
DaisyZoo Thu 28-Aug-08 14:57:19

Maria
Anna
Alexandra

???

We want something fairly classic, feminine, not too girly.

Pinkjenny Thu 28-Aug-08 14:57:52

I like all of them.

DaisyZoo Thu 28-Aug-08 15:57:01

Bump.

Please!

TwoWindyDays Thu 28-Aug-08 15:58:24

Great names

rosealbie Thu 28-Aug-08 15:58:44

I don't mind any of them, just not really my cup of tea if i'm honest.

Out of the three I would go for Alexandra but for me, it would have to be Alex.

TwoWindyDays Thu 28-Aug-08 15:58:53

in fact you could use a couple of them
Alexandra Maria has a nice ring to it

Majeika Thu 28-Aug-08 15:59:26

Anna

ds would have been annabel

Jackstini Thu 28-Aug-08 16:00:06

Like Alexandra best - love Alex as a shortened version.

VictorianSqualor Thu 28-Aug-08 16:14:48

I like Alexandra, I had Alexandra/Alexander on ym short list for DC3, it was a boy so I used Alexander.

I prefer Annabel to Anna, not keen on Maria.

StayFrosty Thu 28-Aug-08 16:16:43

Prefer Marianne to Maria, like Alexandra, really like Anna.

3andnomore Thu 28-Aug-08 16:18:03

all fab...Maria is my favourite though

branflake81 Thu 28-Aug-08 16:20:17

I like Anna and Alexandra, not too keen on Maria.

babyinbelly Thu 28-Aug-08 16:37:11

Would prefer marie to maria
Like Anna but wouldn't call my child it.
Alexandra is ok but again would have to call Alex.

Knew someone called Alexa which I think is nice and a bit of a twist

dinkymum Thu 28-Aug-08 20:55:32

DSIL is Anna Maria which I always thought was really pretty, Alexandra's nice too!

frazzledoldbag34 Thu 28-Aug-08 21:04:50

Not keen on Maria at all.
Anna is lovely.
Alexandra is OK
I also like Annabel and Arabella (irrelevant but true) grin

Hulababy Thu 28-Aug-08 21:06:30

Of your three I prefer Anna.

jennifersofia Thu 28-Aug-08 21:10:25

Anna, but that is the name of dd3 (4 mths), so I am biased.

LynetteScavo Thu 28-Aug-08 21:12:04

Anna. smile

Not too keen on Maria, and you have to bear in mind Alexandra with at some point get shortend Alex.

theowlwhowasafraidofthedark Thu 28-Aug-08 21:17:19

Love Anna and Maria

LynetteScavo Thu 28-Aug-08 21:19:06

I do like Anna Maria!

mazzystar Thu 28-Aug-08 21:23:29

My name is Maria [inadvertently outs self] and I am sung to [West Side Story, Sound of Music, Blondie or Ave] at least once per day. Used to hate it as a kid, but cheers me up now [sign of age]

I really like Anna, less keen on Alexandra.

reginaphilangy Fri 29-Aug-08 10:14:04

I think they're all lovely smile

My favourite is Anna and least favourite is Maria if i had to chose.

I don't like the shortening of Alex for Alexandra, but Ally is lovely.

Weegiemum Fri 29-Aug-08 11:03:36

All of them are nice.

In order

Anna
Alexandra
maria.

But I wouldn't be hmm at any.

Hey! A name thread I don't go hmm at!

First time?

Weegiemum Fri 29-Aug-08 11:05:14

Alternatives - if you want them?

Rachel
Caroline
Louise
Elaine
Katherine (and variations)
Jessica
Emma
Sarah
Claire

etc!

HonoriaGlossop Fri 29-Aug-08 11:08:56

Anna is lovely, really pretty - but unusual, I haven't met any Anna's at DS pre-school or school.

Along those lines I also think Alice is gorgeous.

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