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LetThemEatCake Thu 24-Sep-09 13:58:04

have posted these names before but am always interested in feedback ... you often get different reactions on MN at different times...

girl: Anoushka
boy: Leon

FimboFortunaFeet Thu 24-Sep-09 14:01:32

Good luck LTEC - hope you don't have to wait too long before baby puts in an appearance.

I like Anoushka but not the nn Noush

Leon, not sure but I do think it fits in with the name of your other dc.

FimboFortunaFeet Thu 24-Sep-09 14:02:14

Have you deleted your profile?

LetThemEatCake Thu 24-Sep-09 14:03:15

not knowingly ... why, what's it doing?

BonsoirAnna Thu 24-Sep-09 14:09:52

I like Anouck more than Anoushka - it's not so fussy.

And I like Leo more than Leon (which is totally associated with Leon Brittan in my mind!). Leon is a bit too close to Leonard and Lenny (do you want this as a nickname?).

FimboFortunaFeet Thu 24-Sep-09 14:12:43

That's weird, when I clicked on your name, just after I posted, nothing happened. It is working now though. Gremlins

BunnyLebowski Thu 24-Sep-09 14:15:29

Anoushka is ok.

I really don't like Leon and don't think it fits with you other dc's whose names I love.

It seems dull and a bit chavvy in comparison.

BonsoirAnna Thu 24-Sep-09 14:33:50

How about Jonas for a boy?

Luxmum Thu 24-Sep-09 14:42:29

Anouska is ok, I had a teenage best friend called it tho, and she deeply, deeply hated it. I wonder if she has grown to accept it? Hmm. I digress. Leon is ok, nothing special, sorry..I'd prefer Leo, and be brave and call him Leonidas after the Spartan King. But Leonidas Smith is probably deeply pretentious..
I hoep the birth goes well.. Good luck.

hulabula Thu 24-Sep-09 14:48:23

I wouldn't know how to pronounce Anouska, to be honest...

Leon is ok, but agree that it is a little dull. I prefer Leonard, Leopold or Leonidas.

Most important is that YOU love the names, not us. But good luck with the birth!

suwoo Thu 24-Sep-09 14:53:23

Wow, you're due today...good luck.

I like Anoushka, but think Leon is a little dull in comperison with your orther DC's names. I liked Magnus wink

suwoo Thu 24-Sep-09 14:54:16

comparison other

Sheesh blush

skyward Thu 24-Sep-09 18:30:04

I like Leon - there are lots of Leo's around now, but not heard of a single Leon.

hulabula Thu 24-Sep-09 18:38:40

I love Magnus!

KleineMaus Thu 24-Sep-09 19:32:30

I was just about to say, what about Magnus, but I see others have beaten me to it. I remember your earlier thread because Magnus is top of my list. That said, I like Leon too. Not so sure about Anoushka, although I wanted Anouk like someone else suggested but DH vetoed.

KleineMaus Thu 24-Sep-09 19:33:17

Forgot to say, hope it happens for you soon. I'm due on Sunday and am mighty impatient already.

Persephoponce Thu 24-Sep-09 19:34:59

Good names. I especially love Anouska (prefer it without the 'h', but that's minor!).

MamaLazarou Thu 24-Sep-09 20:13:30

I like both your names. Good luck with everything darling!

LetThemEatCake Thu 24-Sep-09 20:46:18

Magnus is still in there, but as 2nd name
Leon Magnus

Regal and mythical, I think. I don't get the chaviness of Leon, but p'raps cos am Aussie and the only 2 I ever knew had uni lecturer, leftie parents! Don't know any child Leons but 2 Leonidas and loads of Leos
Funny bc have also been told my dd's name is chavvy I must have some inner chav in there trying to get out!!!!
Bonsoir: love Jonas, was on our list for ds but had dreadfully weird and aggressive French neighbour with same name, which struck it from all future lists!!

MaggieVirgoLeo Thu 24-Sep-09 20:49:22

Anouska ok.

I prefer Leo to Leon. It's more classic.

artichokes Thu 24-Sep-09 20:50:49

Love Anoushka but I am afraid I feel the opposite about Leon.

What are your other DCs called?

LetThemEatCake Thu 24-Sep-09 20:55:50

dd Phoenix and ds Cassian

Off for a curry now!

good luck KleineMaus - hope it's swift and speedy!!

MaggieVirgoLeo Thu 24-Sep-09 21:10:21

I think you should put Magnus in the first name position. would blend in better than Leon.

KleineMaus Thu 24-Sep-09 21:12:53

Enjoy the curry! I'm off for one tomorrow.

baskingseals Thu 24-Sep-09 21:20:01

I love Leon, think it's great, also like Anoushka Good luck smile

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