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What do you think of Lerryn

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Horsiemummy Sun 01-Nov-09 15:02:20

for a GIRL?

we live in cornwall, my hubby is cornish and we wanted a cornish name that a) was not too popular - loads of morwenna's, lowennas, karenzas, tegans etc. here and also b) was not too crazy or outlandish.

we do like steren (meaning star) but im worried it will condemn the poor girl to spelling out her name to everyone for her whole life.

lerryn is said exactly as written and its quite pretty. im thinking it will shorten to "ren".

what do you all think? please be honest

sarah293 Sun 01-Nov-09 15:04:21

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twosofar Sun 01-Nov-09 15:05:26

IMHO Steren is prettier and easier to spell

Heated Sun 01-Nov-09 15:17:36

I'm sorry but it's rather muted. Ren as a nn is pretty though.


ja9 Sun 01-Nov-09 15:20:09

i'm sorry... just markes me think or laryngytus (sp?)

seeker Sun 01-Nov-09 15:22:13

It sounds like a boy's name to me - not sure why!

Steren is pronounced as it's said, isn't it? Why not go for that? It's lovely.

Flightattendant Sun 01-Nov-09 15:25:18

Hmm sounds/looks a bit like an anagram...Nyrrel is better! smile

Is it a 'real' name? ie used before?

Horsiemummy Sun 01-Nov-09 15:26:22

thanks for the input girls. i know you can ask your frends but here i can get HONEST answers.

seren is lovley (welsh for star according to google) but my cornish hubby may well object to a welsh name. wink

Flightattendant Sun 01-Nov-09 15:26:57

I thought boy too...

steren reminds me of steri-strips smile

Seren/Sennen both v nice.

Horsiemummy Sun 01-Nov-09 15:28:52

it is a real name - its a place in cornwall. we thought about it as a girl i went to college with had the name.

surprised so many like Steren - do you not think it sounds a little harsh? seren is a bit softer and gentler sounding - or maybe thats just me - lol.

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