|Any suggestions? how does Josephine Myriam sound? Or Josephine Faith? I love names with a religious meaning. Josephine means "God will add, God will increase." Perfect, I think!
I love the name Elise...it's one of my picks but dh isn't too hot on it. I was thinking of spelling it Elyse. Such a beautiful name. And I like the idea about naming her Elizabeth and then the nn is Elise.
Josephine Faith is nice. LOVE Josephine and Josie
I LOVE the name Miriam but prefer the traditional spelling in ALL names.
This is nothing personal but a pet peeve of mine.
: There are many names that can be spelled more than one way - Carrie/Kerry, Catherine, Katherine etc. However, when there is a traditional spelling, especially in a Biblical name I think the traditional spelling should always be used.
I like my name and it is part of who I am but it looks like my parents don't know how to spell. Carrie & Kerry are both much more acceptable ways to spell my name. There are several others - Cary, Kari etc. However, mine is the least popular. I have had to spell my name my entire life and live with people basically asking me why my parents spelled my name this way
Some names are newer and we have seen them spelled more than one way but if a name is established it should be spelled that way unless there is a reason. Elizabeth with a Z is MUCH more popular than Elisabeth which would be the way I would spell it but I would spell it that way because that is the German spelling and it is also spelled that way in the New Testament so it is spelled both ways in the Bible making them both legit.
Myriam and Elyse may be legit and I just don't know it
But I am more familiar with the traditional spellings.
I guess it's a thing for me because other than a bottle of lotion I have never seen my name spelled correctly on anything. My older DD will have that same fate but DH was hell bent on her name
I figure with her name no mater how we spelled it she was going to be spelling it her whole life anyway - let's hope she marries a guy with a short/easy last name like Smith rather than our 11 letter very German last name
This name stuff is so fun though! This is one of my favorite parts of the whole pregnancy. I just called my Mom yesterday to tell her the news and she is so excited about the name - she was full of suggestions and didn't like a single one of my girl names but that's ok she just kept saying "mmhmm"