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Baby girl - which do you prefer?

20 replies

Ipanema01 · 22/01/2023 05:08

Really trying to narrow my list down and finding it tricky (I always do!)

Which do you prefer, Clementine, Leonie or Cece?

For Clementine, has anyone heard any shortening’s other than Clem, Clemmie or Tiny?

I haven’t ruled out others on my list completely 😅

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Blowyourowntrumpet · 22/01/2023 05:11

I really don't like any of them. Sorry

BolognaisePastaSauce · 22/01/2023 05:11

Leonie pronounced ‘LEH oh nee’ is beautiful

Trez1510 · 22/01/2023 05:13

Leonie.

I guess you could attempt to use Minty as a nn for Clementine if you were really desperate .....

clpsmum · 22/01/2023 05:30

You could use cece as a nickname for clementine. I love both of those Leonie not so much xx

Sleepless1096 · 22/01/2023 05:47

Leonie. Love it. Don't really like Clementine (although it's very popular) or Cece. What about Clemency?

SmileWithADimple · 22/01/2023 05:49

Clementine is my favourite.

freezingpompoms · 22/01/2023 05:54

Clementine is my favourite because I love Clem and Clemi

GelPens1 · 22/01/2023 05:57

I really don’t like Clementine. I don’t think a girl/woman could pull it off unless she was upper class. Leonie is ok. Cece is a nickname for Cecilia or another name with a C (see) sound in it.

Twoinapod · 22/01/2023 06:27

I don’t think any are great. Clem/Clemmie just makes me think phlegm/clammy. Really don’t see the appeal. Leonie is ok, it was the surname of one of my Teachers at school, not a fan.
Cece is a nn for Celia or Cecelia, I don’t think it works as it’s own name.

MissMarplesbag · 22/01/2023 06:30

I know a Francesca who goes by Cece. Leona would be my preference as it is a bit more grown up than Leonie which is fine for a child.

BridieConvert · 22/01/2023 06:59

Definitely prefer Leonie over Clementine or Cece but I'm not really a fan of any of them, sorry!

Mumofgirls2017 · 22/01/2023 07:00

Clementine!

FayCarew · 22/01/2023 08:21

I don't like any of them. If I had to pick, then Leonie.
Cece is awful and Clementine too twee

Reclining · 22/01/2023 08:33

I love Cece but would probs use Cecilia in case she wanted a more grown up name for her CV when she's older. Love the thought of Clementine but I never know how to pronounce the last bit. Agree Cece could be used as a nickname for Clementine

ChildrenOfTheQuorn · 22/01/2023 09:58

Cece is a nickname. If you don't like Cecilia, don't use it.

I like Clementine. Leonie isn't bad either.

cravingtoblerone · 22/01/2023 10:33

Leonie is beautiful.

Leffeandolives · 24/01/2023 22:14

Cece is like cake?

Surely it's a dog name!

Rauha · 24/01/2023 22:17

Clementine

Luredbyapomegranate · 25/01/2023 22:25

Leonie.

Clementine is nice but a bit twee

Cece is way too babyish as a full name, fine if short for Cecilia, Celia, etc

everythingsapickle · 25/01/2023 22:27

Not a big fan of any of them, sorry. Leonie is my least favourite.

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