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Honest opinions on Beatrix?

85 replies

Effy95 · 14/06/2023 14:47

Yay or nay?

What impression does it give you?

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Winnerturkeydinner · 14/06/2023 14:49

Love it but hate Trixie.

squidgem · 14/06/2023 14:50

I like it

Beginningless · 14/06/2023 14:50

I think it’s a bit Harry Potter. To me the proper name is Beatrice and this is a bit of a bastardisation of it. Bea is lovely though.

Lilifer · 14/06/2023 14:50

No, Nay, never!

helpmum2003 · 14/06/2023 14:53

I like it. I agree that Bea is a lovely nn but not keen on Trixie. For that reason I would probably go for Beatrice.

Outdamnspot23 · 14/06/2023 15:01

It's the two Potters isn't it - Beatrix Potter and Beatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter.

I quite like the whole name but it's quite stately for a girl in my opinion, a bit like Maud or Wilhelmina.

Topseyt123 · 14/06/2023 15:07

It's Bellatrix L'Estrange in Harry Potter, not Beatrix.

I do quite like it but much prefer Beatrice. I wouldn't want Trixie as a shortening, that's why.

happylittletree · 14/06/2023 15:10

I find it a bit pretentious

Duttercup · 14/06/2023 15:12

Love it, who doesn't like a name with an x in and Bea is such a pretty shortening. A whole world of bee-based baby items is open to you!

DRS1970 · 14/06/2023 15:19

Makes me think of Beatrix Potter.

TedLasto · 14/06/2023 15:20

I like it but prefer Beatrice.

FiddleFigs · 14/06/2023 15:20

I love it (my DD is one!). She does by Trix at school (not Trixie), as there's another Bea (Beatrice) in her class.

caringcarer · 14/06/2023 15:27

I prefer Beatrice.

Rightnowstraightaway · 14/06/2023 15:36

I find it awkward to say and it makes me picture beetroot! But I think it's quite popular around here.

SunshineAndFizz · 14/06/2023 15:39

Another vote for Beatrice instead. Not a fan of Trix or Trixie at all.

WonderDays · 14/06/2023 15:40

I think I like it.

queenofthewild · 14/06/2023 15:40

I love it. Beatrix is the Dutch spelling. Beatrice the French.

DS would have been Beatrix if he'd been a DD

OttoGraph · 14/06/2023 15:42

Like the name but not Bee as it’s often shortened

Vexxa · 14/06/2023 16:05

I like it a lot, but we chose Beatrice for DD1's name. I prefer the softer ending and I didn't want to have constant comments about Beatrix Potter.

OhBeAFineGuyKissMe · 14/06/2023 16:07

Lovely name. And you can choose if you want Bea or Trixie or no shortening.

ell32 · 14/06/2023 16:08

Much prefer Beatrice

shoopshoopdedoo · 14/06/2023 16:08

I like it but prefer Beatrice. Beatrix makes me think “beer tricks” for some reason.

Riverlee · 14/06/2023 16:14

Really like it, and like Trixie as nn also.

Kaamos · 14/06/2023 16:14

I really like it.

PickledScrump · 14/06/2023 16:15

I absolutely love it, much nicer than Beatrice. Absolutely love Bea as a nn which i think would be a more natural nn than trixie. Unfortunately our surname starts with B so we can’t use it but otherwise it would be a top contender

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