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22/12/2013 at 20:22
We don't know baby's gender so need two sets of names. I am in love with 3 boy names and have others in reserve...
Girls names I'm struggling with and I'm someone who likes to have a plan (for everything) so having a few names is lovely for me and stops my mind racing at 3am when I should be sleeping, lol.
We had a shortlist as follows:
Evelyn, Olivia & Bess. But I'm going off them and LOVE the name Roberta. Only hubby doesn't. I love old and very old names.
Are there any names of a similar style/era to Roberta that you love and could recommend? :)
22/12/2013 at 20:37
22/12/2013 at 20:43
Do you mean boys names made feminine? Andrewina, Thomasina, Williamina.
22/12/2013 at 20:47
22/12/2013 at 20:53
Georgina, claudia, christina.
22/12/2013 at 20:56
I like Theodora! And Mary, but not enough.
CK, not sure it's just masculine names for a girl. I like robust names as opposed to delicate...
Going to look at that link AR
22/12/2013 at 20:58
22/12/2013 at 20:59
22/12/2013 at 21:14
Ooh, love Clara. Hubby says No. And No from him on Ottilie. And Josephine.
22/12/2013 at 21:16
Ducky, I don't like Rowan but like Rowena. Hubby says No. I like Regan. Hubby says No.
Quite a pattern here! Yet we have identical taste in boy names
23/12/2013 at 00:00
Robina, Regina, Georgina, Edith, Hilda
23/12/2013 at 07:03
23/12/2013 at 08:01
I know a Roberta and she gets called Bobbie by everyone. She hates her name! I suppose you have to think what it can be shortened to as well.
Claudia and Edith are great names. Evelyn and Olivia are beautiful.
23/12/2013 at 10:13
Little PixieWhat suggestions does hubby have?
He'a happy with the shortlist we had and doesn't understand why I've gone off them!! :D
23/12/2013 at 10:16
LD, I like Bobbie for Roberta, was that a Railway Children character? Ours couldn't be a Bobbie, hubby has 2 nephews and one is called Bobby! Probably can't work then.... I'm an idiot!
23/12/2013 at 15:29
23/12/2013 at 15:53
Oooo Tess is a lovely name! Other strong, old school names...Eleanor, Katherine, Elizabeth (could be a bess!), our neighbour is called Mairead which I love, Dorothea (Thea?), peggi, and my favourite - Florence (in Scotland you'd be Flossie for short!)
23/12/2013 at 16:16
I teach a Keitha and then there is always Ursula...
23/12/2013 at 23:54
I've stumbled across Dinah, a name I'd forgotten and like. I like the various shortenings of Katherine and Elizabeth, but hubby doesn't. He likes Florence but I don't like Flo/Flossie.
Not sure i like Tessa just as it is.
I like Mabel. And Agnes. Ah well, ages to decide :D
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