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Middle name for Ursula

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BaconandEgg Fri 06-Nov-09 12:51:33

What do you think about

- Ursula Constance

or

- Ursula Ivy. (I'm a bit worried about the two names merging into one ...)

Thanks for any assistance you can provide!

LilRedWG Fri 06-Nov-09 12:52:23

Rose?

LilRedWG Fri 06-Nov-09 12:52:55

Constance is my favourite out of the two.

IMoveTheStarsForNoOne Fri 06-Nov-09 12:55:30

Mae?

MrsWoolf Fri 06-Nov-09 13:07:32

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randomimposter Fri 06-Nov-09 13:30:29

agree Constance works best - am assuming these are grandmothers' names...?

OR Ursula Beth/Nell/Cate?

BaconandEgg Fri 06-Nov-09 14:03:39

Yep - both family names.

Thanks for all the comments.

displayuntilbestbefore Fri 06-Nov-09 14:04:56

Constance is my preference.
Or what about Ursula Elisabeth?

BaconandEgg Fri 06-Nov-09 14:17:26

I like Elisabeth a lot, but don't you get the same problem as you face with Ivy (i.e. the 2 names merging into one?) Although I guess that people just aren't going to use the entire name in one breath very often ...

displayuntilbestbefore Fri 06-Nov-09 14:42:52

I see what you mean but personally don't think it merges as much as some names and with a name ending in 'a', you'd have to avoid any middle names beginning with vowels to avoid merging completely....

persephoneplum Sat 07-Nov-09 10:09:01

So lovely to see someone using Ursula!

I like Ursula Ivy. It's very spunky

maniacbug Sat 07-Nov-09 10:33:48

Ooh, Ursula is top of my shortlist! (Unfortunately having trouble persuading dh of its merits...)
Of your 2 options I much prefer the combination Ursula Constance (Constance being top of dh's shortlist!), although I do love the name Ivy.
Other ones on my list are:
Ursula Beatrix
Ursula Mabel
Ursula Joy

MamaLazarou Sat 07-Nov-09 11:22:41

I like Ursula Ivy, too.

Mae and Rose just sound like obligatory add-ons.

StayFrosty Sat 07-Nov-09 11:25:37

Out of those, Constance. For my suggestion, I like Jean as a middle name, it just sounds nice.

lockets Sat 07-Nov-09 16:27:22

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frakkinaround Sat 07-Nov-09 16:33:54

I would either go with a one syllable or a 3 syllable name - sounds more musical. I would also avoid anything ending in a 'ah' sound as I know an Ursula Eleanor and think it sounds horrid!

dah-dah-dah DUM eg. Ursula Jane
dah-dah-dah dah-dah-dah eg. Ursula Harriet

Of those two though I prefer Constance because the C give a good break between the two names.

mathanxiety Sat 07-Nov-09 22:17:02

Constance.

forehead Sun 08-Nov-09 16:39:27

ursula Rose

pointydogg Sun 08-Nov-09 16:47:30

Don't like Ursula Ivy at all, at all.

Ursula Constance is much better. Constance is lovely

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