We're really stuck on a girl's name

(31 Posts)
brackengirl Mon 07-Jan-13 12:10:52

DD2 is due in Feb and we are really struggling to find a name we both love. DD1 is Rosanna, love this as it is unusual but easy to pronounce and we can also use Rosie as a nickname. I want to love DD2's name as much but so far nothing seems to be quite right.

So far the shortlist is:
Amelia
Bethany
Esther
Leah
Leila
Lydia
Sophie

Lots of lovely names including Phoebe, Eva, Grace and Zoe have been used by close family.

I would really appreciate comments and suggestions as I'm sure the right name is out there but we just haven't found it yet!

VictorAndBarry Wed 09-Jan-13 19:39:57

Could you have Estee as a nickname?

I love Lydia, Juliet and Grace.

burleyburley Wed 09-Jan-13 16:37:16

My DD 3 weeks old is Lydia, so obviously that's my favourite. I also really liked Hester with nickname Hetty. Maybe Esther could be Ettie?

RyleDup Wed 09-Jan-13 12:56:57

Charlotte.

brackengirl Wed 09-Jan-13 12:53:01

Lots of lovely suggestions, thank you very much.
Current thinking is Lydia (my favourite, Dh said it might grow on him) Esther (his favourite, I just wish it had a softer sounding nickname as well- Essie?) or Sophie (both like but is popular)

I also like Clara, Sylvie and Celeste and will suggest them tonight

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Wed 09-Jan-13 12:06:41

India
Camilla

delilah88 Wed 09-Jan-13 09:17:36

Roberta nn. Bobbie? Bobbie and Rosie is very cute.
Lila
Imogen

delilah88 Wed 09-Jan-13 09:16:05

Theresa? Tessa?

TheSecondComing Tue 08-Jan-13 22:41:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

TheFowlAndThePussycat Tue 08-Jan-13 22:39:27

Thea?

FriedSprout Tue 08-Jan-13 22:38:07

Abigale?

VictorAndBarry Tue 08-Jan-13 22:36:28

Juliet
Grace
Freya
Mirrin

QueenOfCats Tue 08-Jan-13 22:34:05

Juliana?

baskingseals Tue 08-Jan-13 22:29:08

love Rosanna

what about

Saskia

Valentina

Gisele

Tatiana

Pearl

Christabel

Marta

Miranda

zenoushka Tue 08-Jan-13 22:18:26

Josephine or Juliet? I love both those names.

amck5700 Mon 07-Jan-13 21:01:03

Blythe
Marielle
Lorna
Gabrielle

Like Lydia and Esther best (but prefer Hester). Not v fond of Bethany and don't like Leila.

Clover?
Edie?
Adele/Adela?

CPtart Mon 07-Jan-13 16:54:21

Alicia
Erin
Louisa
Melissa
Natalie
Erica

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Mon 07-Jan-13 16:49:32

Rhiannon (Rhia)
Jennifer (Jennie)
Agree Meredith is pretty.

Pasiphae Mon 07-Jan-13 14:37:46

I really like Esther and Sophie.

Aurelia, Elspeth, Elsie, Ethel, Clementine, Dorothy, Josephine, Seraphine?

Rosie and Molly

I like Lydia and prefer Bethan to Bethany. Rosanna is fab! How about:

Meredith
Tamsin
Helena
Louisa
Hester

brackengirl Mon 07-Jan-13 14:12:51

Thanks for your suggestions, I really liked Elizabeth but Dh not keen. Hadn't thought of Sylvie but really like how it sounds.

namechangerforaday Mon 07-Jan-13 13:57:51

Melody

Permisson Mon 07-Jan-13 13:57:19

X post!

Didn't read op properly.

Juliet?
Elizabeth?
Sylvie?

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