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Hmmm is this only OK whilst at primary school?

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angrypixie Tue 16-Sep-08 20:16:32

Loving the name Tansy but wondering if it is cute for a little girl but a bit naff for a young woman? Hmmmmm

Your thoughts most welcome [grin}

angrypixie Tue 16-Sep-08 20:17:03

oops - here's my grin for real grin

bythepowerofgreyskull Tue 16-Sep-08 20:17:53

I know a grown up called Tansy - doesn't seem twee - she is not a girlie girl

dancedance Tue 16-Sep-08 20:18:53

Sounds like a sun bed shop
How about Tamzin instead? could have Tamsy as nickname?

angrypixie Tue 16-Sep-08 20:22:12

Don't like Tamzin......but like the idea that Tansy could be a pet name for something else, just not Tamzin! Hmmmmm

ChukkyPig Tue 16-Sep-08 20:24:14

I know a Tansy. Is an unusual name but not only for a little girl I think. Also it is a "proper" thing i.e. a sort of flower rather than something made up so that helps.

Grumpalina Tue 16-Sep-08 20:28:37

I usually hate 'unusual' names but I really like it (and Tamsin was the name I wanted for DS2 if he'd been aDD obviously)

angrypixie Tue 16-Sep-08 20:30:27

I'm liking the response so far, well except the sunbeds grin

dancedance Tue 16-Sep-08 20:46:22

Sorry! it is cute sounding, and I like the meaning and that it's a flower (though a poisonous one I think hmm)

GYo Tue 16-Sep-08 20:48:49

I once knew a Tamazine.. slight twist on this...

hellymelly Tue 16-Sep-08 20:51:35

I think Tansy is a lovely name and not too little girly,rather elegant IMO.

funnypeculiar Tue 16-Sep-08 20:58:36

I like it smile & don't think it's too little/cutsey at all

Tansy is indeed a plant - widely used as medicinally too en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tansy

pointydog Tue 16-Sep-08 20:59:23

Tamazapam

FranSanDisco Tue 16-Sep-08 21:03:44

There is a composer called Tansy ??? I'm sure.

LynetteScavo Tue 16-Sep-08 21:12:46

I really don't think its' to cute or girly. It's pretty, but could be carried off by a lawer, or arctic exporer for example. Not that there will be much arctic exploring left to do, but you know what I mean.

strummer Tue 16-Sep-08 21:30:11

What about TaNsin with Tansy for short.
or
Tanni Grey-Thompson her name really is
Carys Davina "Tanni" Grey-Thompson

madrose Tue 16-Sep-08 21:31:30

I like it

kateri Wed 17-Sep-08 10:10:44

Tanzania? wink

bozza Wed 17-Sep-08 10:37:31

Tanya with Tansy as pet name?

bozza Wed 17-Sep-08 10:37:58

Tanya with Tansy as pet name?

MrsJohnCusack Wed 17-Sep-08 10:54:25

there is FranSanDisco - she's in her twenties I think

Tansy Davies
I quite like it BTW

MrsJohnCusack Wed 17-Sep-08 10:55:13

ooh, no, she's a year older than me, so 35

geminigirl Wed 17-Sep-08 10:58:01

What about Tanita? Remember that singer Tanita Tikaram from some years ago?

Marne Wed 17-Sep-08 11:02:37

Tammie?

cherrylips Wed 17-Sep-08 11:09:36

My cousin's dd is called Anastasia, and Tansy for short.

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