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Girls shortlist, help to decide please!

(16 Posts)
witchbrewster Mon 05-Oct-09 18:14:29

Camilla
Octavia
Saffron
Verity

comments and reasons helpful, thanks

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LaDiDaDi Mon 05-Oct-09 18:17:40

I much prefer this list to your boys one.

Verity is top for me, a lovely name for all ages imo.

Camilla is good too, Millie as a nn?

Don't like Saffy as a nn which would put me off Saffrom tbh.

Octavia is ok.

lilysam Mon 05-Oct-09 18:19:38

Love Verity

all the rest like mildmannered said!

whensmydayoff Tue 06-Oct-09 19:42:18

Like Camilla and Verity.
Hate Octavia - just silly. It's not a name, a harsh noise - sorry!!
Saffron - it's ok

Jamieandhismagictorch Tue 06-Oct-09 22:23:23

The only one I like is Verity

Camilla is OK

Octavia is awful (sorry)

ReneRusso Tue 06-Oct-09 22:31:53

Saffron is my favourite.
Verity is ok.
I like Camilla, but my friend Camilla hates it because its posh.
Octavia is a bit silly and makes me think of a Jilly Cooper novel.

Hope you have a girl witch wink

Hulababy Tue 06-Oct-09 22:51:52

From your list: Saffron.

DD has a friend with this name and afaik it is never shortened.

MillyMollyMoo Tue 06-Oct-09 22:53:15

Verity providing your surname doesn't begin with a D

Fluffaddict Wed 07-Oct-09 11:21:30

I like Camilla - wouldn't choose any of the others, sorry!

persephoneplum Wed 07-Oct-09 11:36:44

I love Octavia

I prefer Camille to Camilla.

Verity is awful and Saffron a bit hippy-dippy for my tastes. I loved it when I was 12 and listening to Donovan singing "I'm just mad about Saffron, she's just mad about me." I'm over it, but I guess it is pretty.

mrswoolf Wed 07-Oct-09 11:39:21

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DungeonButter Wed 07-Oct-09 11:41:38

Camille instead of Camilla -much softer, less royal.

I don't like the others though.

shootfromthehip Wed 07-Oct-09 11:43:26

Verity is lovely. Do like Camilla but I too prefer Camille

TotallyAndUtterlyPaninied Wed 07-Oct-09 11:48:01

Pllleeeeease call it verity. its lovely.

Cortina Fri 09-Oct-09 08:35:35

Camilla, under used recently for obvious reasons.

Verity - just sounds aspirational to me (sorry) as does Octavia.

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