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Hey! This is probably going to sound odd and make us seem way too picky, but we have a lot of things that we are looking for with our daughter’s name. The name cannot start with R or N, cannot end in the A sound and cannot end with L, it has to be old fashioned/classic, at least two syllables, nothing with -lynn or -leigh/lee/etc. tacked on the end, nothing oddly spelled, and cannot be a unisex or boy name. I know that is a lot, but do you have any ideas that fit those? Thanks so much! -Elinor

The Top Baby Name is...

Names That

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Fit These

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Poll created: Nov 02, 2013
Total Votes: 1

Comments

...might as well name her Elinor Jr. and call her EJ -_-
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:18 PM | report
I like the girls name Cadence. For a boy I like the name Stephen.
posted by Jen :: Nov 02, 2013 10:18 PM | report
Please do not be rude. It is unnecessary and unhelpful. At the beginning of the poll I specifically said it will sound odd and make us seem picky so it’s not as though a warning wasn’t given or we don’t realize it. Please be helpful and give suggestions. By not giving actual ideas and help it is just wasting time
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:19 PM | report
Cadence is a unisex or boy name to us. Also, we are having a daughter (I thought I had mentioned that in the poll?) so we do not need boy names
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:20 PM | report
Heidi
Bonnie
Eleanor
Eva
Felicity
Genevieve
Kiersten
Lorelei(might be breaking a rule)
Margo
Scarlett
Violet
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:24 PM | report
Valerie
Hannah
Elizabeth
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:24 PM | report
I like Violet! I like Eva but cannot use it since with ends with A/the A sound. My name is Elinor so Eleanor from your list wouldn’t work as that would be extremely odd to use for my daughter.
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:26 PM | report
Autumn
Bethany
Katherine
Evelyn
Ivy
Juliet
Miriam
Monique
Veronique
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:28 PM | report
I like Juliet and Miriam! I also forgot Genevieve with my last comment, I like that as well!
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:29 PM | report
Hmm, first time I have EVER heard Cadence described as remotely unisex, though I can see that it’s not your style.

Harriet
Josephine
Margaux
Alice
Caroline
Ruby
Greer (can sound like one or two syllables depending on who’s saying it)
Edith
Agnes
Juliet


These ones may end too much in an "A" sound for you?
Briar
Clover
Dinah
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:31 PM | report
I like Alice, Ruby, and Juliet! By A sound I mean names like Dinah which end in that A/Ah sound. I don’t want anything that ends with A at all (or Ah in some cases I suppose). Briar, Clover, and Greer don’t fit that classic/old fashioned category. Also, Briar and Greer are unisex which we can’t use
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:34 PM | report
Seems like unisex are a whole different category wherever youre from
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:42 PM | report
Margaret
Catherine
Noel
posted by Erin :: Nov 02, 2013 10:43 PM | report
No, the names that I have said are unisex are known worldwide as unisex names; just because a name isn’t Ryan or Dylan doesn’t mean that it can’t be unisex. I’m sorry but I don’t like Margaret, Catherine, or Noelle
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:44 PM | report
OK

Pearl
Madeline
Elizabeth
Bethany
Catherine/Kathryn
Katie
Zofie/Sofie/Sophie
Courtney
Ariel
Winter
Summer
Autumn
posted by Guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:48 PM | report
I like Pearl but it’s only one syllable which we cannot use
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:50 PM | report
some of those names are definitely not "worldwide" known as unisex
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 10:53 PM | report
I really do not want to argue on whether or not you believe names are unisex. They are unisex to us and I think that’s what really matters since it is our child that we will have to be calling this name for their whole life
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 10:56 PM | report
...Cadence isn’t even unisex though...
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:02 PM | report
Again, I really do not want to argue on whether or not you believe a name or names is/are unisex. Cadence is unisex to us and I know people from all over that think the same. Please give other name suggestions as Cadence will never be considered by us.
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:04 PM | report
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posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:07 PM | report
I don’t understand your comment but please just give other suggestions that fit what I am looking for. You don’t have to agree with me on certain things but please respect what I have said I do/do not want for my child. Thank you!
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:08 PM | report
Violet, Jasmine, Gracyn, Josephine, Lillian, Judith, Robin, Mary, Marie, Julie, Susan perhaps? Cadence is unisex. Everyone could stop being so rude. If you don’t have any helpful imput you can simply click away. Best of luck and I hope yall find the perfect name for your daughter!
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:09 PM | report
some more

Willow
Winifred
Alyson/Alison
Julianne
Joanne
Bonnie
Constance/Connie
Daisy
Vivian
Lenore
Delores
Florence
Ellen
Helen
Ester
Edith
Nancy
Penelope
Penny
Janis
Janine
Christine
Meredith
Carol
Joyce
Frances
Beverly
Lois
Janet
Geraldine
Lillian
Jillian/Gillian
Josephine
Pauline
Arlene
Sharon
Shannon
Ethel
Lucille


if you go the website behindthename-they give up the most popular names by decade-including the 30s 40s etc-since I don’t know what you’d consider old fashioned=maybe you can check that site out...shift through those older decades?
posted by Guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:09 PM | report
I like Violet, Lillian, and Lucille! Thank you for the website suggestion, I’ll take a peek at it!
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:14 PM | report
Marlowe
Caprice
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:25 PM | report
Marlowe is a unisex/boy name to me and Caprice has always reminded me of "Capri Sun" sorry! I’m not sure why that connection is there but it is
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:30 PM | report
Kristen/Kirsten
Danielle
Gabrielle
Isabelle/Isabel
Jennifer
Joni
Mary
Charlotte
Scarlett
Annie/Anne
Julie

Like any?
posted by JackieLee :: Nov 02, 2013 11:31 PM | report
I like Charlotte! I like Isabel too but it ends in L which we can’t use
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:33 PM | report
Ingrid
Louise
Marguerite
Caroline
Sylvie
Imogene
Katherine
Lucille
Valerie
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:36 PM | report
I like Ingrid, Louise, and Imogen! Sadly, I have to take Lucille off our list as when I say it with our last name, they rhyme
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:38 PM | report
Isolde
Iris
Irene
Marisol
Millicent
Daisy
Falicity
Annabel
Annalise
Vivienne
Noreen
Eileen
Susanne

Like any?
posted by JackieLee :: Nov 02, 2013 11:39 PM | report
Oops Sry about the names ending in L
posted by JackieLee :: Nov 02, 2013 11:40 PM | report
Evelyn
Adelaide
Lillian
Brielle
Suzanne
Kathleen
Emily
Eva
Michelle
Marisa
Clarence
Patricia
Rachel
Rachelle
Rebecca
Sarah
Samantha
Alexandra
Tiffany
Audrey
Becky
Jessica
Camille
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:43 PM | report
I don’t like any of those sorry!
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:44 PM | report
I like Lillian! I like Eva but it ends with A/the A sound. We can’t use names that end in L or begin with R; please remember what we are looking for before you give suggestions
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:46 PM | report
Estelle
Cecily
Celeste
Clementine
Christabelle
Francine
Frances
Simone
Maeve
Mavis

Like any?
posted by JackieLee :: Nov 02, 2013 11:47 PM | report
I like Maeve but it is only one syllable which we can’t use. Same with Estelle, I like it but we can’t use it. the -lle names rhyme with our last name
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:50 PM | report
Can you give us a list of names you DO like to help give us an idea of wht you want? Preferably in the order you like them. Thanks!
posted by guest :: Nov 02, 2013 11:51 PM | report
I really don’t have an order of which I like the best! From the ones suggested I like these:

Lillian
Ingrid
Louise
Imogen
Charlotte
Violet
Alice
Ruby
Juliet
Miriam
Genevieve

However I know my husband will not agree to some of those.

Names that we have liked but can’t use:

Eva
Pearl
Lucille
Estelle
Amelia
Alessandra
Lydia
Emma
Matilda
posted by Poll Creator :: Nov 02, 2013 11:57 PM | report
You could try names that sound close to the ones you like but cant use?

example

Emma? what about=Emme?

Eva? what about Everly? Its not old per see but it starts with the Ev sound

Matilda has a form of it. Tillie is a name connected to Matilida

Amelia? what about Amalie
posted by guest :: Nov 03, 2013 01:08 AM | report
and some more

Aurore
Lorelei
Lauren
Mattie-is a short form of Matalida
Elizabeth/Elisabeth
Paulette
Pauline
Adeline
Adele
Mackenzie
Colleen
Sadie
Mandy
Joanie
Joni
Teagan
Gretchen
Margo
Patsy
Annie
Angie
Amber
Margaret
Therese


Therese is actually a form of Theresa but since you said no A at the end I suggested Therese
posted by guest :: Nov 03, 2013 01:22 AM | report
Olive
Odette
Carrie/Kerry


Can the name suggestion be a nickname?

example

Becky as short form of Rebecca?

Amy/Aimee/Amee
Bridget
Cindy
Calliope
Cassidy/Kassidy
Emily
Doris
Evadine-her nickname could then be Eva since her legal name wouldn’t end in a

Phyllis
posted by guest :: Nov 03, 2013 01:46 AM | report
Chasity
Charity
Prudence
Temperance
Patience
Amity
Clarice
Clementine
posted by guest :: Nov 03, 2013 09:43 AM | report

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