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Won’t vs. Age vs. Well?

We had decided on the name Ellie for our baby girl however we’ve been told by people that it won’t age well! We had chosen it to honor my great-grandmother, Eleanor, but we don’t like any full name for Ellie. We’ve been told it can’t stand on its own, that she will "hate not having a professional name" and that Ellie is too cutesy for an adult. What do you guys think; can Ellie stand on its own and will it age well or at least okay? Or should we scratch it and start over? Thanks!
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Emma in Western Australia
We have a boy named Tyler James and a girl named Gypsie Jade. Expecting our 3rd, which is a boy. I'm in love with the name Olly, but my partner thinks Gypsie and Olly are unique names and Tyler is not, so it won't feel right. So he wants an ordinary name. Please help with something unique but ordinary.
Baby Name Genie:
In the space between unique and ordinary is a special category of names I think of as "antiques." They are familiar and well-used names that are not widely in use these days. For your son, I give you Oscar Jude - a perfectly ordinary, unique name.

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