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please advise which sounds better:

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Kotek Wed 04-Nov-09 16:40:31

hello. am giving my daughter two middle names as they are family names but which sounds better

[first name] Sophie Anna [surname]

OR [first name] Sophia Anna [surname]

thanks v much in advance!

displayuntilbestbefore Wed 04-Nov-09 16:42:28

Sophie Anna I think - saves the surname sounding like yerranna

nice name

ThePhantomPlotter Wed 04-Nov-09 16:44:57

Sophie Anna.

ohIdoliketobebesidethe Wed 04-Nov-09 16:45:08

I like Sophia a lot. But with Anna it doesn't flow - but then again - how often will people say the whole lot together?

displayuntilbestbefore Wed 04-Nov-09 16:45:49

all the time if Sophia is the first name and Anna is the surname!

ThePhantomPlotter Wed 04-Nov-09 16:48:33

It's not though is it? Unless I've read the OP wrong?

displayuntilbestbefore Wed 04-Nov-09 16:51:15

I read the OP as saying Sophie as first name and Anna is the surname because of her putting first name and surname next to each name
- OP, is that right or wrong?

displayuntilbestbefore Wed 04-Nov-09 16:51:51

or are they ideas for 2 middles names with first name before and surname after?
I'm confused now!

Hulababy Wed 04-Nov-09 17:11:16

I assume these are the two middle names OP refers to, not the first names and surnames.

Is the family name Sophie or Sophia - or can it be either?

I think it has to be either Sophie Anna, or Anna Sophia. Sophia Anna doesn't flow.

cluccles Wed 04-Nov-09 17:16:24

Prefer Sophia to Sophie but if used with Anna I would use Sophie

KristinaM Wed 04-Nov-09 17:18:38

i hope your first name and last name don't have two syllables

displayuntilbestbefore Wed 04-Nov-09 17:21:20

i must have got it wrong blush
Think point about syllables in first and surnames a good one

Kotek Wed 04-Nov-09 21:25:30

hello and sorry if I wasn't clear, the two middle names are to be Sofie or Sofia and Anna. Surname sounds a bit like Jones.
thanks for all your feedback, it's really helpful.

Avendesora Fri 06-Nov-09 07:58:12

I live Anna Sofia, that doesnt help tho does it!

belgo Fri 06-Nov-09 08:04:44

If they are both middle names, then it doesn't matter that much.

Anna Sophia sounds the best. I know a couple of girls called this.

diddl Fri 06-Nov-09 08:51:55

I think eithre is fine!

Brightfield Fri 06-Nov-09 09:39:58

Sophie Anna. Lovely!

MmeLindt Fri 06-Nov-09 09:42:59

Sophie Anna sounds better than Sophia Anna.

Or Anna Sophia.

Are you German, Kotek, or living in Germany?

CarryOnDancing Fri 06-Nov-09 13:04:59

When she is being a little monkey I think Sophie Anna flows much better when said in haste- Sophia Anna turns into a bit of a tongue twister.

Although I prefer Sophia alone, Sophie Anna is lovely!

Are you any closer to a decision?

Jojay Fri 06-Nov-09 13:07:06

Anna Sophia gets my vote.

What's your first name? (Not yours, the one for the baby grin)

MrsWoolf Fri 06-Nov-09 13:09:09

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Kotek Fri 06-Nov-09 17:30:11

The Sophia Anna combination seems to get the thumbs down from most people.
so i think it will have to be either Sophie Anna or Anna Sophia.... I can agonise about these two options now for the next few days grin
any more comments appreciated.
I don't live in Germany but my husband has German heritage.

MmeLindt Sat 07-Nov-09 18:51:18

Thought there might be a German connection. I believe that Anna and Sophie/a are popular in Germany at the moment. Several of DD's kindergarten friends were either one or the other.

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