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What were/are your Grandmothers called?

(303 Posts)
littlecharmer2016 Mon 21-Mar-16 16:42:31

Looking for old fashioned, traditional girly girl names! Please help! smilesmile

EnglishIrishRose Mon 21-Mar-16 16:45:17

Pamela and Nora. Nora is a pretty typical Irish name but I love it.

insancerre Mon 21-Mar-16 16:46:09

Florence and Beatrice

slebmum1 Mon 21-Mar-16 16:46:41

Olga and Alice Kate.

My daughter is named after one of them, I'm sure you can guess whichsmile

cosmicglittergirl Mon 21-Mar-16 16:47:53

Viola and Grace. My daughters each have a middle name from them.

GlitteryFluff Mon 21-Mar-16 16:48:21

Beautiful name if you ask me.

alltouchedout Mon 21-Mar-16 16:48:24

Josephine and Ivy.

FruitOwl Mon 21-Mar-16 16:48:31

Barbara and Moira. Great grandmothers were both called Elizabeth and known as Betty!

icklekid Mon 21-Mar-16 16:48:40

Joan and Joan (although think her actual name is Alice but everyone calls her Joan!)

SqueegyBeckinheim Mon 21-Mar-16 16:48:58

Pamela and Mervin! Mervin was almost universally known as Poppy though, I have no idea why beyond Mervin being a bloody awful name.

theveryhighlife Mon 21-Mar-16 16:49:39

Grace and Nancy (I love both names!)

jeavcike Mon 21-Mar-16 16:49:53

Joyce and Elsie

msrisotto Mon 21-Mar-16 16:49:57

Doreen grin

chocdonutyy Mon 21-Mar-16 16:50:07

Winifred, or winnie for short, still going strong at 93 :D

Pinkheart5915 Mon 21-Mar-16 16:50:27

Iris and Tina

annandale Mon 21-Mar-16 16:50:51

Fab names, love Joan and Marina.

Mary and Margaret - neither very glamorous though Mary is always a good name. But they had sisters including an Edith which is still lovely.

NetballHoop Mon 21-Mar-16 16:50:52

Bessie and Angela

mamalovebird Mon 21-Mar-16 16:51:02

Rose & Eleonore

lanbro Mon 21-Mar-16 16:51:26

Kathleen and Elizabeth. My great - grandmothers were Ethel and Wahlberg!

Dellarobia Mon 21-Mar-16 16:51:38

Olive and Doreen

goldenpineapple Mon 21-Mar-16 16:51:56

Geraldine (know as Gerry) and Elsie.

spacefrog35 Mon 21-Mar-16 16:52:34

Alice May & Mabel

NoCapes Mon 21-Mar-16 16:52:35

May & Emily

whatevva Mon 21-Mar-16 16:52:42

Doris and Edna. Not names I would have inflicted on DDs.

lovefairylights Mon 21-Mar-16 16:52:50

Millicent - known as Millie

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