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English/Indian names for a girl

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Waitingforbaby Thu 16-Jul-09 16:34:25

We would like a name for our dd2 that sounds English but could also be Indian eg Anita, Tara, Monica, Sonya.

My name is Indian and I don't want my dd2 to have to spell her first name and surname every time like I have to.

Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Many thanks

newpup Thu 16-Jul-09 17:26:04

Miriam or Mariam

Janat

lagaanisace Thu 16-Jul-09 17:27:40

Farah, it means 'joy'.

Waitingforbaby Thu 16-Jul-09 21:27:24

many thanks for the suggestions!

Babbity Thu 16-Jul-09 21:28:28

friend of mine has an Arya (pn Aria)

AnybodyHomeMcFly Thu 16-Jul-09 21:34:26

Jasmine?
I used to know sisters called Dipti and Kavita. Not English names but fairly easy to spell as is Meera.
I like Anita.

FritesMenthe Thu 16-Jul-09 21:36:57

Sasha
Kira

OmicronPersei8 Thu 16-Jul-09 21:37:44

Maya? Not English exactly but pretty popular.

hoxtonchick Thu 16-Jul-09 21:38:51

jaya

lagaanisace Thu 16-Jul-09 21:49:23

Rani

oopsacoconut Thu 16-Jul-09 21:51:47

Priya?

nomorecake Thu 16-Jul-09 22:55:21

Anika

nomorecake Thu 16-Jul-09 22:55:37

natasha

nomorecake Thu 16-Jul-09 22:56:51

Nina

lagaanisace Fri 17-Jul-09 16:29:25

How's the decision making going? There are lots of lovely suggestions to choose from, aren't there?

Waitingforbaby Thu 23-Jul-09 18:06:03

thanks for all the suggestions - lots of food for thought!! sorry for the delay in replying...

Pollyanna Thu 23-Jul-09 18:08:45

What about Sarita?

I have known a couple of english/indian Saritas.

Waitingforbaby Thu 23-Jul-09 18:23:53

that's another lovely suggestion - thanks!

boodleboot Thu 23-Jul-09 19:47:37

my fav name that is english/indian is Asha...i just think it it so pretty.

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