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Audra/ Adeline

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sleepyhead3 Sat 18-Jul-09 18:43:41

What do you think of these names? I think they are v unusual but I quite like them after meeting people with both these names recently.

HecatesTwopenceworth Sat 18-Jul-09 21:00:37

I like the first more than the second.

giddykipper Sat 18-Jul-09 21:01:47

I like Audra a lot, I know of someone called that and have always thought it nice.

Merle Sat 18-Jul-09 21:29:00

I really like Adeline. I'm not so keen on Audra although I think it's fine. One of the things I like about Adeline is that it doesn't end in an 'a' or a 'y'. I think it has a lot of poise. Great name for a grown-up, as well as a baby.

boodleboot Sat 18-Jul-09 21:41:33

I like Audra to....i really like Audrina as well. Adeline sounds made up and i'm not keen...

bellissima Sun 19-Jul-09 14:26:19

I don't think Adeline is made up - there was a French one who kept marrying Johnny Halliday (I think, that she was also known as Doudou or something orrible that sounded like the dog did it - but no need to use that nn!). There seem to be two threads on this, as I said elsewhere Adeline okay - but wouldn't Adele be a more traditional version.

cahu Fri 24-Jul-09 21:54:21

I love, love, love Audrina!

PestoSoggyMonster Fri 24-Jul-09 21:55:45

I love Audrina too smile

BakewellTarts Fri 24-Jul-09 21:57:35

Adele was my fab gran so gets a massive thumbs up from me.

Of the 2 you originally asked about Audra is the best but then I know an Audra who rocks.

rimmer08 Mon 27-Jul-09 19:39:39

hate audra, like the other one

PatTheHammer Mon 27-Jul-09 19:44:17

Audra is lovely. I liked this and Audrey too but DH vetoed both. thankfully we had a DS so it didn't matter!

seeker Mon 27-Jul-09 19:49:42

How about Adelaide?

LoveBuckets Mon 27-Jul-09 20:54:34

My grandma was named Adeline (they pronounced it Adelyne) after an opera singer called Dame Adelina Patty.

peppapig3 Mon 27-Jul-09 21:50:49

Well, seeker, I love Adelaide. Actually, I started at thread on here about it a while back but found that most people weren't keen and just associated it with the city. Still love it though.
Adeline is fine but not as good as Adelaide (Adele v nice too). Prefer Audrey to Audra.

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