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teddygirl23 Mon 20-Jul-09 15:40:48

hi please tell me which of the names you prefer really having trouble agreeing and deciding, our dd is called holly.


e lizabeth

sunshinejanuary Mon 20-Jul-09 15:42:50

They are all nice - except Jolyon

RorysRacingMa Mon 20-Jul-09 19:57:44


janeite Mon 20-Jul-09 20:08:40

I like Edward and Noah for a boy and Elizabeth or Alice for a girl.

bigchris Mon 20-Jul-09 20:15:38

edward and elizabeth

artichokes Mon 20-Jul-09 20:19:35

edward - OK, I like the nn Ted and Ned
henry - love it
jolyon - v posh
noah - overdone by the middle classes wanting to sound different and arty.
johnny - like it
alexander - like it, esp nn sasha

elsa - ok
rose - love it. love rosa too
isla - nice but v v popular. this year's ava
willow - nah
e lizabeth - ok
alice - love it but not keen on ali

jkklpu Mon 20-Jul-09 20:20:59

not Jolyon (a tad poncey), Noah or Rose (too popular)
others all great

magbags Mon 20-Jul-09 20:37:31

I would choose Alexander (Alex) and Rose from your list, both lovely. Really not keen on Jolyon, it doesn't sound like a proper name to me.

Paolosgirl Mon 20-Jul-09 20:41:48

Not Jolyon (too poncey) and Johnny will always be a condom to me. Not too keen on Willow - too 'of the moment' but love love love the others.

Bellsa Mon 20-Jul-09 20:44:50

not too sure about Jolyon or Willow. Like the others though. Favourites are Elizabeth, Rose and Alexander.

Haribosmummy Mon 20-Jul-09 20:45:01

Edward and Alexander for a boy.

Elizabeth and Alice for a girl.

jellybeans Mon 20-Jul-09 21:26:41

I only like...



Hassled Mon 20-Jul-09 21:28:36

edward and rose/isla

piscesmoon Mon 20-Jul-09 22:19:41

Edward and Alexander
Elizabeth and Alice

Fimbo Mon 20-Jul-09 22:26:09


Elsa considered this when preg with ds, if he had been a girl obviously! Also Ailsa, Elinor and Elena.

hester Mon 20-Jul-09 22:29:40

Noah, Elsa, Rose.

Really hate Jolyon and Willow, I'm afraid.

Tinker Mon 20-Jul-09 23:04:28


edward - quite like
henry - like a lot
jolyon - um, er, NO
noah - really dislike this, know I'm in 0.0001% minority on mn about that.
johnny - Love, cool
alexander - solid name


elsa - think it's a dog's name
rose - like but very popular
isla - quite like?
willow - ok
e lizabeth - Great name, versatile
alice - quite like

liliputlady Mon 20-Jul-09 23:35:01

I like Edward, Rose, Isla and Elizabeth.
All your names are nice - pick the ones that go best with your surname.

filchthemildmanneredjanitor Mon 20-Jul-09 23:36:08

love edward henry and alexander
i like jonny if it's short for jonathan

love rose
elizabeth and alice

TheFallenMadonna Mon 20-Jul-09 23:37:08

I like Edward, but prefer Edmund.

I like John (would be v unusual now!) with johnny as a nickname.

I love Elizabeth and Rose.

MamaLazarou Tue 21-Jul-09 11:48:44

They are all lovely names, except Jolyon.

sockmonster Tue 21-Jul-09 13:25:19

in order of preference...



mrsradders Tue 21-Jul-09 17:17:24

edward for a boy eddy...soo cute

and willow for a girl goes lovely will holly and both tree related. xx

cyteen Tue 21-Jul-09 17:21:33

I actually like most of them, but with Holly I would go for Edward (or preferably Edmund) or Noah, or Elsa or Alice

There are too many ors in that sentence. I'm sorry blush

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