Struggling for girl names!
Jnl90 · 29/07/2020 22:11
We are expecting a girl in november and we already have a little boy with a unique name (dont know anyone else called it).
We like names that are different and not going to be lots of them in their class but at the same time dont want a name that just sounds silly.
We currently have the following on our shortlist but no 100% on any:
Any thoughts or suggestions?
KitKatastrophe · 29/07/2020 22:14
Aquamarine1029 · 29/07/2020 22:15
I immediately thought of Exie. I knew a woman with this name and she was lovely, and it was her given name.
Reva (pronounced ree-vah)
PMTRex · 29/07/2020 22:26
Tillygetsit · 29/07/2020 22:30
I like Marcie.
My suggestions are
micc · 29/07/2020 23:03
whatausername · 29/07/2020 23:13
I toyed with the name Marcie for a while!
SauvignonBlanketyBlank · 29/07/2020 23:20
I really like Vada (vay-da) only heard of it when watched My Girl years ago,never heard it since.
AuntieStella · 29/07/2020 23:37
Elfrieda (nn Elfie)
RiverWest · 30/07/2020 02:07
Hi, my little girl is called Eloise, but I also love the name Isabel :-)
EmmaGrundyForPM · 30/07/2020 02:28
She would run the risk of being called Darth!
How about going for a name that has fallen out of fashion?
or a Biblical name that isnt well known? eg Vashti or Hepzibah?
Or from mythology?
Ariadne, Hera, Leda, .Persephone, Calliope?
Ricekrispie22 · 30/07/2020 06:27
BeMorePacific · 30/07/2020 08:17
Elvie is a brand of breast pump in my mind x
JacquelineLadyBugg · 30/07/2020 08:43
I love Orla. Not so keen on the others, but they are definitely more unusual.
pinkpinecone · 30/07/2020 08:51
Orla is lovely
Talcott2007 · 30/07/2020 09:17
Short girls names starting with vowels and/or ending in 'ee' or 'ah' sounds are very popular right so they all sort of blend into one for me alot are lovely sounding - but I'd honestly say that that 50% of the under 5's I know of are Ivy's, Isabelle/Izzy, Ava's, Alba's Eva's, Ella's, Evie's, Emmy's and Grace/Gracie's - I say this a DM to DD4 with a two syllable 'E' name - that although not actually popular in itself at all often gets misread/pronounced as another increasingly popular 'E' name so if you are wanting something a bit more stand out I'd consider longer names 'harder' sounding consonants that have softer nickname options.
EmmaGrundyForPM · 30/07/2020 09:28
Orla is lovely but quite popular, at least where I live.
SweatyAndyFromWoking · 30/07/2020 16:31
Orla is top 100 now in England & Wales.
Elvie is a breastpump.
17caterpillars1mouse · 30/07/2020 16:35
Enko · 31/07/2020 08:50
elvie is also a pelvic floor strengthner..
Amabel (I love this but they will be saying Amabel with an M for life)
Spied · 31/07/2020 08:53
Carla or Carmen.
Awwlookatmybabyspider · 31/07/2020 09:09
Awwlookatmybabyspider · 31/07/2020 09:12
I also second Tansy.
BatleyTownswomensGuild · 31/07/2020 09:15
Sylvie and Marla were the first 2 that came to mind. Not not taste tbh but fit with the ones you've suggested.
Runforwine · 31/07/2020 13:58
Don't go for Orla lovely name but there are 4 in my daughters class! I love the name Harriet, I think it's a really strong under used name. Also viola, Vivien, Ellis but Harriet is my fav.
user1493494961 · 02/08/2020 18:34
Just make one up.
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