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opinions please on these girls names

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lu9months Mon 19-Oct-09 15:37:41

I am expecting a baby girl in a few weeks. we cant decide between these names, what do people think of them?

eve
lily
cara
thea
anya

thanks!

ChilloHippi Mon 19-Oct-09 15:47:40

Thea and Anya are both great names. They are both in my family. I like Eve, and Cara is good too. I'm not too keen on Lily as it's very popular at the mo.

Wanderingsheep Mon 19-Oct-09 16:00:37

Like Lily the best, although Thea and Anya are both lovely too! I used to look after my friend's little girl, who is called Anya and she's so lovely!

Jamieandhismagictorch Mon 19-Oct-09 16:02:26

Eve and Lily are both lovely, but popular at the moment (if that matters to you).

I like Cara best, and it is unusual.

Anya is nice too

I don't like Thea as much.

spookypixiebroomstix Mon 19-Oct-09 16:07:35

In order, I like:
Thea
Anya
Lily
Eve
Cara

Congratulations by the way!! smile

fizzpops Mon 19-Oct-09 16:14:03

Lily and Anya I like the best - doesn't bother me Lily is popular.
Eve is nice but prefer Evie.
Not keen on Cara or Thea.

jellybeans Mon 19-Oct-09 16:16:54

eve...like it but prefer Eva or Evie, but these names so popular
lily...OK
cara...love it, nice and quite unusual
thea...like it
anya...not keen

WinkyWinkola Mon 19-Oct-09 16:23:28

I only like Thea.

Eve and Lily are everywhere now. Nice names but so many, like Ella.

Cara makes me think of a barmaid and Anya just isn't my bag at all.

brummiemummie Mon 19-Oct-09 18:59:17

I like Cara or Anya, but I'm not too keen on Thea tbh. I quite like Eve and Lily but like everyone has said they are very popular nowadays so I'm not sure I would name my daughter either of them.

mamalovesmojitos Mon 19-Oct-09 19:06:28

i like them all smile

thea is my favourite.

belgo Mon 19-Oct-09 19:09:18

All lovely, apart from Cara, which is very bland.

GibbonWithAnAppleBobbingBibOn Mon 19-Oct-09 19:11:37

Soeey Anya makes me think potato, I like Eve smile

GibbonWithAnAppleBobbingBibOn Mon 19-Oct-09 19:12:33

Apologies, typing too fast, that was sorry not an attempt to sound girly and twee wink

ZZZenAgain Mon 19-Oct-09 19:14:13

why does Anya make you think of potatoes?

Of those I only like Eve.

ZZZenAgain Mon 19-Oct-09 19:14:31

Lily is a nice name, I just know so many of them

GibbonWithAnAppleBobbingBibOn Mon 19-Oct-09 19:16:46

anya is a variety of potato

Bessie123 Mon 19-Oct-09 19:17:55

Eve and Lily are too popular, the other 3 are yuck

ZZZenAgain Mon 19-Oct-09 19:19:14

I didn't know that Gibbon

belgo Mon 19-Oct-09 19:21:07

Nicola and Charlotte are also varieties of potatoes. I wouldn't exclude those names on that basis.

MrsJiggle86 Mon 19-Oct-09 19:22:38

That is a hard decision, all the names are beautiful, i proberly like Eve best.
Congrats smile

Tidey Mon 19-Oct-09 19:22:45

Don't even get me started on my children, Maris and Piper. What was I thinking?

I like Anya and Lily best from your list.

BonsoirAnna Mon 19-Oct-09 19:25:56

Lily is much the prettiest name on your list. I don't know many here in Paris (there is a little German Lily in DD's class at school) but I know that it is very popular in countries other than France.

Clara is much prettier than Cara.

GibbonWithAnAppleBobbingBibOn Mon 19-Oct-09 19:27:05

I did not say it should be excluded. I gave an opinion (as was asked for in the OP)

God strike me down for thinking of a potato.

BonsoirAnna Mon 19-Oct-09 19:27:14

Livia is another very pretty and underused name.

iwascyteenagewerewolf Mon 19-Oct-09 19:28:18

It's not often I say this but they're all lovely Cara and Lily are my favourites from your list, but you have my blessing to use any of the others too grin

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