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Anna.. does it go with this surname

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katnkittens Fri 09-Oct-09 22:49:56

Had this picked out since I got pregnant but suddenly thought that is may not go with my surname... too many n's?

Surname begins with B rhymes with Kennett wink

Thinking middle name Sophia but obviously most people don't use middle names when addressing someone.

What's the consensus?

lovemybabyboy Fri 09-Oct-09 23:07:55

Love the name Anna...there is a lot of n's but it still sounds ok to me

Concordia Fri 09-Oct-09 23:09:57

fine by me, but my dd has lots of ms and ns in her name

jasper Fri 09-Oct-09 23:12:07

sounds lovely

Pyrocanthus Fri 09-Oct-09 23:28:11

It's absolutely fine. And Anna is a very, very fine name. smile

Firawla Fri 09-Oct-09 23:29:43

It goes fine, v nice choice

IMoveTheStarsForNoOne Fri 09-Oct-09 23:30:12

Anna is a much underused name IMO.

Not sure with surname though, how about Anya/Abi/Alexa/?

brimfull Fri 09-Oct-09 23:33:19

Annabel trips off the tongue slightly better with the surname. But Anna still works I think.

bosch Fri 09-Oct-09 23:37:04

Ds1 had a classmate last year with exact same name! It's fine, go for it.

Anya4 Sat 10-Oct-09 09:28:34

Think it sounds lovely...

Jamieandhismagictorch Sat 10-Oct-09 09:39:08

It sounds fine. I like the name Anna, and Emma. I think they are having a bit of a resurgence

annamama Sat 10-Oct-09 14:37:10

Wonderful name! I don't think there's a problem with the surname. Kenneth B... would have been worse.

katnkittens Sat 10-Oct-09 16:20:12

Fab pleased it seems popular. I think it's really pretty without being too popular.

Hope it doesn't go through a revival though and end up on top 10 lists for the next 10 years!!

Pyrocanthus Sat 10-Oct-09 17:07:32

Or Benjamin, Gordon...

katnkittens Sat 10-Oct-09 22:23:24

Yea Gordon is def on my shortlist. Gordon Benjamin....

MaggieBehave Sat 10-Oct-09 23:01:11

I like Anna. I prefer it to Hannah. I think the aches ruin Anna. Anna is not so popular either.

diddl Sun 11-Oct-09 09:49:36

I don´t think it goes with surname.

Kotek Sat 31-Oct-09 07:48:06

Anna is fine in your case. (If your surname was Conda I would say no.)
Seriously, 99% of the time she is going to be addressed by her first name only so it doesn't matter too much about the surname, which is not problematic in your case. Anna is such a pretty name. Hannah sounds more harsh to me for some reason, even though it is more popular at the moment. Annabel is nice too but then some would say you have the problem of too many B's - no name is ever going to be perfect, so don't worry unnecessarily!

MaggieOicheSamhain Sat 31-Oct-09 11:09:44

I don't know. a few tooo many Ns. But it is not that bad. I'm over analysing. Anneliese Bennett might run better, but then if you like the simplicity of anna, anneliese mightn't appeal at all.

Emma Bennett? Ella, Leah, Lydia grin

Jane Bennett had loads of Ns in her name!

Elizebeth Bennett had loads of Bs in her name.

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