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witchhazelnut's baby name shortlist

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witchhazelnut Tue 13-Oct-09 13:04:39

Here's the shortlist of baby names I'm considering that I generated with Mumsnet's Baby Name Finder. Let me know what you think.

Girls
Fleur
Flora

mrsjammi Tue 13-Oct-09 13:05:31

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ILikeToQuickstepItTangoIt Tue 13-Oct-09 13:08:37

I like Fleur

sophiesmummie Tue 13-Oct-09 13:21:10

I like Flora. Sounds great in English, Spanish, German and French too!

I'm not keen on the English pronounciation of Fleur at at all.

BarbieLovesKen Tue 13-Oct-09 13:25:03

Yeah, me too - not so keen on Fleur. No - dont like it at all.

Think Flora is gorgeous though!!

TheDevilEatsBabies Tue 13-Oct-09 13:29:22

Flora's much nicer than Fleur

Fleur sounds really pretentious

MamaLazarou Tue 13-Oct-09 13:44:11

I dislike both names.

Flora is margarine. Fleur sounds like 'bleurgh'.

bellissima Tue 13-Oct-09 13:45:57

Dare one mention margarine.

I know someone named Fleur cos her mum liked the Forsyte Saga.

but personally I think Florie (as nn for Florence maybe) beats both.

WeeHalfPint Tue 13-Oct-09 13:51:22

Flora - makes me think of margerine

Fleur - sounds like a variation on the flu!

There are far nicer choices, especially if you are looking for an uncommon/older style name

rolledhedgehog Tue 13-Oct-09 13:52:55

If I had to choose one I would choose Flora. I like it but there is the margarine issue.

lovemybabyboy Wed 14-Oct-09 11:40:11

I don't like either of them, but, if I really had to choose one then I would go for Flora.

TheDevilEatsBabies Thu 15-Oct-09 14:37:53

ahem [pendant alert]

margarine is illegal now. Flora is a dairy spread.
thanks

diddl Thu 15-Oct-09 14:44:50

Like both.

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