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Mia? Maya? Helina? Lia?

(21 Posts)
lal123 Fri 12-Jun-09 14:42:16

DD not due til October - but putting thinking hats on early! What do you think of the above?

screamingabdab Fri 12-Jun-09 14:50:31

Mia is quite popular. I prefer Lia

I like Maya too

Should Helina be Helena ?

On similar lines, I like Lara and Lyra

screamingabdab Fri 12-Jun-09 14:50:53

Or Leah

lal123 Fri 12-Jun-09 15:06:28

think Helina should be Halina - odd internet name dp came up with - spologies to any halina's reading this!

Lara - too Lara crofty - or that mouthy Doctor off Casualty/Holby City!

Sazisi Fri 12-Jun-09 15:08:34

Maya would be my favourite, then Leah - I don't like the spelling 'Lia' though because it's too close to 'liar'

CoteDAzur Fri 12-Jun-09 15:35:34

Spell it Maia - Greek goddess known for her beauty.

Maya is a South African civilization. Probably not what you want to name your daughter.

lastboxoftampons Fri 12-Jun-09 15:47:20

I like Maya or Mia.
Also LOVE Helena, but I don't think that's what you had in mind.

misschatterbox Fri 12-Jun-09 15:54:40

Think that's South American Civilization wink, but what would be wrong with a South African Civilization? I like the name Maia.

CoteDAzur Fri 12-Jun-09 17:07:49

S. American, obviously smile

loobylu3 Fri 12-Jun-09 19:31:22

We have a Maia so love that
Mia is okay.
Really dislike the other two.

chaya5738 Fri 12-Jun-09 19:56:05

Maya is a Hebrew name too. It means water.

So it isn't just a South American civilisation.

Very pretty name. I also like Leah and Helena.

shadowofacow Fri 12-Jun-09 20:00:16

all the leah's i have known have been gorgeous little things. love that name.

loobylu3 Fri 12-Jun-09 20:29:55

Oh, Maya is also an Indian name meaning ' illusion' in Sanskrit so it seems to have a significant meaning in lots of cultures which is on thing we really liked about it.

jellybeans Sat 13-Jun-09 10:40:00

I love Mia.

peppapig3 Sat 13-Jun-09 19:20:09

I like Maya and Mia, also Helena but not Halina.

magbags Sun 14-Jun-09 09:51:07

I only like Mia from your list.

Horton Sun 14-Jun-09 10:00:43

Maya is my favourite from your list. I don't really like the others.

TwoSunnyDays Mon 15-Jun-09 12:59:39

Helena, great name and not over used! Classic

boodleboot Tue 16-Jun-09 19:17:35

i really do love Mia. Mia Katy. I wish it wasn't so damn popular round our way...

poppysweetie Tue 16-Jun-09 19:37:47

Mia is my favourite

plonker Tue 16-Jun-09 20:10:37

Mia is gorgeous

Then Maya (but prefer Maia)

Not keen on Helina

Really don't like Lia

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