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post #81 of 90
If our baby is born a girl, my husband and I want to also give our girl two middle names.

(I have two long middle names and I just find it more fun, unique and different than my peers. Middle being: Danielle Kimberly. 1st middle name: After my mom's uncle Daniel. 2nd middle name: My mom's cousin Kimberly.)

Lillian Grace McCoy Hodges. "Lily"

(Lillian McCoy a family name, while he likes the name Grace).

If a boy.

William David Daniel Hodges

(William David is hubby's name. Adding Daniel, as the male form of Danielle) So it won't be a Jr. But yet I can say "William David!" and kill two birds with one stone as I knew if one is in trouble, so is the other haha.

Often people question how our kids will learn how to spell it, but I think it will be good practice on writing.

It isn't always about the names that often is not heard of or the spelling, but I also think of family history and combining things with meaning behind it. Not just name "fillers".
post #82 of 90
My daughter's name is Augusta, which is pretty unusual here in Denmark. I've just always been in love with that name, and I was clever enough - when my boyfriend and I first started TTC - to mention that if I ever had a girl, I wanted to call her Augusta. That settled the deal right then and there

For our 2nd baby we had Isolde for a girl's name, but out came Theodor!

I love many of the unique names in this thread, but a lot of them just won't do in Danish

Just for fun (or maybe inspiration, who knows?), here are the top ten girl's names in Denmark as of 2008:
Emma
Freja
Caroline
Ida
Sofie
Mathilde
Anna
Laura
Sara
Lærke
post #83 of 90
Dd's name was picked out by dh. He's not American and her name is VERY common where he is from. It's very common around the world, really, but just not seen much in the US.

Ever since seeing the movie Green Card, I've always liked the name Brontë as a first name for a girl. I know one girl that has this name and it doesn't fit her at all (she's a teen patron where I work). In the end, I'm a traditionalist, so that name probably wouldn't have settled well with me anyway. I like names like Elizabeth, Margaret, Helen, etc.
post #84 of 90
Lots of great names in this thread! Here are more of my favorite unusual girl names:

Ignacia (ig-NAY-sha)
Kerensa
Kalevi
Dahlia
Morgaine
Cammeo
Elsa
Pearl
Lysandra
Toby
Dulse
Sutton
Desdemona
post #85 of 90
I love this thread!

Some unique names we have used, and some we like: (Well, unique here)

Mackenzie
Tindra
Luna
Emmeli
Anneli
Alida
Luca
Othilie
Leona
Alva
Saga
Eiril
Amelia
Mailin
Tilde
Alma
Elvira
Vilja
Izabelle
Eileni/Eleni/Lani
Illiana/Illianna
Levina
Isolde
Hermione
Tierra/Kiera
post #86 of 90
I don't think mine are necessarily unique but I almost never hear Gwendalyn (my oldest). My baby is Lila which seems to be becoming more popular.
post #87 of 90
We settled on Bridget Kelly Grace, dh doesn't like names that are toooooo unusual but I really liked:

Alice (Dh's grandmother)
Fiona
Sage
Lyric
Kenzie
Calliope (or some variation, Kelliope? dh's name is Kelly)
Cressida


But Bridget was the only name we agreed on, and now we call her Bit, or Bit-bit, which is how she started saying her own name
post #88 of 90
I love Lyric!

My favorite girl's name is Kestrel. I love that name so much, I almost changed my own name to it before I started going by Kris (middle name.) If we'd had a girl her middle name would have been Kestrel for sure. First name would have started with an A, like mine and my mom's.

but we can't have any more, so all my girl names are wasted. Sigh.
post #89 of 90
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I love Lyric!

My favorite girl's name is Kestrel. I love that name so much, I almost changed my own name to it before I started going by Kris (middle name.) If we'd had a girl her middle name would have been Kestrel for sure. First name would have started with an A, like mine and my mom's.

but we can't have any more, so all my girl names are wasted. Sigh.
i LOVE that name!!!

hmmmm..... probably be my next dog since i've fairly certain we're done at two.
post #90 of 90
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My favorite girl's name is Kestrel.
One of my bikes is a Kestrel. I don't think I could ever name my child after a bike.
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