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Come talk to me about Pearl???

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LuluLovesYou Sun 10-Mar-13 14:22:40

So after thinking I was settled on a name I now have been tempted by Pearl. What do you think? Do you know any (under the age of 70)...... If so, do they like being called Pearl? I think it would be nice on a little girl!

Theas18 Sun 10-Mar-13 14:27:23

No don't know any under,70 but why not.great name.

Moominsarehippos Sun 10-Mar-13 14:29:11

Pearl's a singer...

sunnyshine Sun 10-Mar-13 14:30:43

Love love it!! Gorgeous!

pixi2 Sun 10-Mar-13 14:32:37

I love it.

Moominsarehippos Sun 10-Mar-13 14:35:33

How does it go with your surname? Please tell me it's not Gates.

insanityscratching Sun 10-Mar-13 14:45:56

My dd's name isn't Pearl (it's Lucy) but it's what she has been called since her earliest days by everyone who knows her and it's what she answers to and calls herself. I love the name and dd was called it initially because she is small and precious.She's 10 now and have never had any bad reactions to Pearl as a name.

LuluLovesYou Sun 10-Mar-13 15:40:06

Awh that's a lovely story insanity! Moom no it's not gates!

Moominsarehippos Sun 10-Mar-13 15:46:32

Please let it be Dean then!

Rhubarbgarden Sun 10-Mar-13 15:59:59

I like it. Don't know any.

RooneyMara Sun 10-Mar-13 16:10:36

it's nice, I only know of one and she's a teenager. It's lovely.

everlong Sun 10-Mar-13 19:31:58

Pearl is in the same category as Ivy, Iris, Evelyn of which I can't stand.

But for some reason I quite like Pearl.

racingheart Sun 10-Mar-13 19:35:17

I love it. There's a stunning medieval poem called Pearl written from the point of view of a father about his daughter.

iheartmycat Sun 10-Mar-13 20:35:09

I'm afraid I immediately thought of pearl necklace... Which would be awful for her in her teen years.

NightmareSpoon Sun 10-Mar-13 20:37:51

I know 2 Pearls. I love it.

determinedma Sun 10-Mar-13 21:14:31

In Scotland it will be pronounced Peril

ThePathanKhansAmnesiac Sun 10-Mar-13 21:16:38

Love it.

Jellykat Sun 10-Mar-13 21:28:31

Lovely name.

JollyYellowGiant Sun 10-Mar-13 21:33:30

Agree with determined. In a Scottish accent it sounds dire. Peril.

WinkyWinkola Sun 10-Mar-13 21:34:45

It's beautiful.

ClaraBean Sun 10-Mar-13 21:50:12

I have a 7 year old Pearl, and I love it.
She wishes she was called Shirley!

Teapot13 Mon 11-Mar-13 05:55:20

I like it but if you are nervous you could use Margaret (or a form of it - Margot) and use Pearl as a nickname.

Wishfulmakeupping Mon 11-Mar-13 06:04:02

I don't know any Pearl's really like it

williaminajetfighter Mon 11-Mar-13 06:06:13


briochedanslefour Mon 11-Mar-13 06:23:23

Pearl was top of my list but dh vetoed as had a cat named Pearl. We chose Margot instead as it means Pearl. I think its a beautiful name.

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