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post #181 of 363

Vivian is so cute!!! Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt named one of their kids (one of the twins) Vivienne with the French spelling. 

 

William is a nice, solid, classic name...but I don't like most of the nick names for it (Will, Willy, Bill, Billy...). I wouldn't be too concerned about having a Catherine already -- If you hadn't mentioned it, I wouldn't have even thought of the royal couple. 

post #182 of 363

I definitely prefer to spell it Vivienne.  :)

 

SO made a list of girl names he likes last night.  redface.gif  I felt so bad, but I really hated every single one of them.  Our name styles are completely opposite.  We had almost come to an agreement on a boys name, and now we have to start over.  lol  Oh well.  We've got time.

post #183 of 363

Sarah - if you don't mind sharing - what were the girl names your SO likes that you don't?  You've got me curious!

post #184 of 363

I agree with mlovesj - must share!

post #185 of 363

Okay, here you go:

 

Courtney

Sadie (which I actually like, but it's my cousin's name)

Brianna

Carmen

Chantel

Chloe (not bad, it's just really popular around here.  Along with Zoey)

Imani

Noelle

Nina

 

They're not terrible, and I can't really pinpoint why I don't like them...I guess they're just not my style and/or don't tickle my fancy.

 

He also had Scarlet and Whitney, which I do like.

post #186 of 363
I like Noelle! So cute and not as common as some of the others on his list. She could go by Elle or Ella if she wanted to.

But I have to say, Hadley is my favorite from your original list so far. Hadley Noelle?
post #187 of 363
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I like Noelle! So cute and not as common as some of the others on his list. She could go by Elle or Ella if she wanted to.

But I have to say, Hadley is my favorite from your original list so far. Hadley Noelle?


 

Yeah, I guess Noelle isn't so bad.  The name it's self is nice, it just makes me think of Christmas.  I guess I won't completely rule it out yet. 

 

PS, Hadley is still my favorite too.  :)  SO isn't feeling it though.

post #188 of 363

I love the name Carmen, too.  It is always on my girl list.  But it helps to live in a population that is familiar with how to say it so it doesn't come out as "CAR MAN" *shudder*

 

There is a french typically boys name, but would work for a girl in the US, too, name: Noé (pronounced Noey) that I love, that is very similar to Noelle, but it just means "Peace"
 

It is similar to the Chloes and  Zoeys  but still a little unique.  I usually don't like taking boys names for girls, since then it is hard to come up with good boys names, but in that case it would work...

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Originally Posted by BubbleMa View Post

Okay, here you go:

 

Courtney

Sadie (which I actually like, but it's my cousin's name)

Brianna

Carmen

Chantel

Chloe (not bad, it's just really popular around here.  Along with Zoey)

Imani

Noelle

Nina

 

They're not terrible, and I can't really pinpoint why I don't like them...I guess they're just not my style and/or don't tickle my fancy.

 

He also had Scarlet and Whitney, which I do like.



 

post #189 of 363

lol thanks Sarah

 

I really like Scarlet and Whitney also!

On his list of names I like Noelle (a lot) and...hmm. I don't know ...

I see what you're saying - they're all fine names but nothing "wow". I don't have a 'wow' name for our DD either though, but I think it fits! So maybe one of these will just 'hit' you as *her* name one of these days.

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Originally Posted by BubbleMa View Post

Okay, here you go:

 

Courtney

Sadie (which I actually like, but it's my cousin's name)

Brianna

Carmen

Chantel

Chloe (not bad, it's just really popular around here.  Along with Zoey)

Imani

Noelle

Nina

 

They're not terrible, and I can't really pinpoint why I don't like them...I guess they're just not my style and/or don't tickle my fancy.

 

He also had Scarlet and Whitney, which I do like.



 

post #190 of 363
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Originally Posted by Onemoreontheway View Post

lol thanks Sarah

 

I really like Scarlet and Whitney also!

On his list of names I like Noelle (a lot) and...hmm. I don't know ...

I see what you're saying - they're all fine names but nothing "wow". I don't have a 'wow' name for our DD either though, but I think it fits! So maybe one of these will just 'hit' you as *her* name one of these days.



 


That's true!  If you say a name over and over you either start to love it or hate it.  At least for me.  That's how Anna ended up on my list.  It's never been a name I loved until I was working with a woman named Anna, and said it/heard it over and over.  I grew to love the way it sounds.  :)  And the opposite thing happened with the names Oliver and Jacob.  I used to like those names until I started saying them over and over at work.  The kids aren't particularly bad kids or anything, the names just didn't sound good to me after a while. 

 

 

post #191 of 363

Jacob and Esme were on my names lists before the movie Twilight came out hehe

post #192 of 363

I just looked up Sadie, because I really do like it, and found out it's a diminutive form of Sarah (my name).  So now I like it even more.  Would it be weird to use it even though my cousin is named Sadie?  We're not that close or anything, I can't even remember the last time I saw her (besides Facebook).  Thoughts?

post #193 of 363

Totally acceptable. Sadie is pretty...

post #194 of 363
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Originally Posted by BubbleMa View Post

I just looked up Sadie, because I really do like it, and found out it's a diminutive form of Sarah (my name).  So now I like it even more.  Would it be weird to use it even though my cousin is named Sadie?  We're not that close or anything, I can't even remember the last time I saw her (besides Facebook).  Thoughts?



If you don't see her in real life monthly or more I don't think it is weird at all.  Go for it!  I bet your cousin would dig it.

post #195 of 363
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Originally Posted by BubbleMa View Post

I just looked up Sadie, because I really do like it, and found out it's a diminutive form of Sarah (my name).  So now I like it even more.  Would it be weird to use it even though my cousin is named Sadie?  We're not that close or anything, I can't even remember the last time I saw her (besides Facebook).  Thoughts?



Sadie Grace is our name if we have a girl! I love it.

post #196 of 363

We had sort of settled on Fern for a girl and Magnus for a boy.  I'm not sold on Magnus, DP loved it last time too- but we ended up with a girl, so I didn't have to make a decision!  He was a huge veto-er of other boy names, I couldn't come up with anything that he liked...

 

I am now loving Amelia though- and it goes well with our other two girls names- they both end in "a"...  Hmm- :)

post #197 of 363

I love Fern and Ameila, Not sure on Magnus. Its one of those names that I have a love hate with. 

post #198 of 363

Fern is so cute!! I just love it! All these precious little girl names make me a tiny bit sad that I'll never have a daughter to name! Will Ferrell named one of his sons Magnus. (his other 2 boys are Axel and Mattias). I am kind of a celebrity baby name freak. It's odd - we don't even have cable tv, but I keep up with celebrity baby names and read tabloids. One of my guilty pleasures. Anyway, I don't love the name Magnus. It is neat...perhaps a middle name choice. 

post #199 of 363

We just found out we are having a boy! So it looks like I get my little Felix. It is a name I am so in love with and think it fits me and my husband well. It is known but not too popular (ranks in the 300s), means happy and fortunate, and has five letters with no obvious nick name like both of us. I am excited to use Fox as a nickname and might decorate his nursery in trees, foxes, owls, squirrels. Of course, now that I know I am having last minute doubts after seeing a low ranking on some sites... I don't think I would drop the name either way, but do you think it is a generally "likeable" name?

post #200 of 363
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We just found out we are having a boy! So it looks like I get my little Felix. It is a name I am so in love with and think it fits me and my husband well. It is known but not too popular (ranks in the 300s), means happy and fortunate, and has five letters with no obvious nick name like both of us. I am excited to use Fox as a nickname and might decorate his nursery in trees, foxes, owls, squirrels. Of course, now that I know I am having last minute doubts after seeing a low ranking on some sites... I don't think I would drop the name either way, but do you think it is a generally "likeable" name?

I know two kids named Felix--one who lives here in portland, and one in Texas... but other then that, I think it is a nice, classic but not too common name.  I love Felix, too! 

 

It is easier when you settle on a name,eh?
 

 

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