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#1 of 12 Old 03-09-2008, 10:44 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi girls-I haven't posted here in a long time-life has been crazy! In the last month or so, I quit my job to become an SAHM, my husband's business has taken off, and there has just been a lot of 'adjusting' to do. I'm so glad I had the chance to jump back on today. DH and I are anxiously waiting for our first and only daughter who is due on the 27th-but we still have no name for her. We have 2 boys-Jackson Mark and Spencer Richard. I am open to ANY suggestions and ideas-please let me know what your favorite girls' names are! Thanks in advance!
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Do you have any "ground rules" or conditions? Dh teases me that we have too many -- no K sounds because of last name, easy to spell but not too common, preferably fits with Irish and Scottish heritage, we don't know anyone well who has that name, etc etc.

But here are a few of my girl faves that we aren't using and that seem like they'd fit well with your boys:

Chloe
Emme
Hannah
Caroline

You can see that these are "my" style and may not be yours at all but thought I'd throw a few out there!
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I really like Claire!
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Just wanted to say we are still nameless too.

Mom to ds 9 dd 7 : and dd 3/08 : if I can I go to
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We don't have a name yet either. It makes it harder that we don't know if this LO is a boy or girl!

Some girl names I like are

Elsie
Isabelle
Olivia
Madison

Good luck with the naming!!
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Calla (like Calla lily flower)
Seanna (SEA-Anna)
Adiela (Adornment of the Lord)
Annella grace
Aviah god is my father
Aveline
Olivia
Iona
Ida
Iana (God is forgiving)
Iva

Julia
Juliana

Eden
Eleora (God is my light)
Elnora (brightness: greek)
Elza (joyful)
Evelyn
Evalyn
Evy (life)
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Some of my favorites:

Emme
Sada (SAY-da)
Lydia
Ethne (ETH-nee)
Riven


Good luck!
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Beatrice
Charity
Elanore
Elana
Geneva
Glory
Hazel
Ivy
Lillian
Marian
Opal
Pearl
Raina
Tiara
Verity

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Just wanted to say THANKS for all the ideas. I think we're getting closer to making a decision. DH really wants to use his mom's name-Jacqueline-as her middle name, and I'm agreeable to that. There are some beautiful ideas here, I can't wait to share with him when he gets home. Thanks again!
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Eliana ("Elly-AHNA")

It means "God has answered my prayer" and if ds #2 had been a girl, that name really would have fit the bill...
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Wow, this thread is FULL of terrific suggestions! : I love name threads...

~Marie : Mom to DS(11), DS(10), DD(8), DD(4), DD(2), & Happily Married to DH 12 yrs.!
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I wonder if anyone would ever like the name Fuschia? I think it sounds like a neat name! Firey and yet feminine and interesting. definetly unique!
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