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Claire - Yes vs. Claire - No

My husband owns a bakery, and I thought it would be cute if we made a subtle nod to that fact by naming our first baby, a girl, Claire (like eclair). But do you think it’s subtle enough? We don’t want it to be glaringly obvious. If you have any other ideas we would greatly appreciate that. Middle names would also be appreciated if you do like Claire, we would prefer something nature-y.

The Top Baby Name is...

Name Votes
Claire - yes 100% (12 votes)
Claire - no 0% (0 votes)


I like Claire. It’s a cute idea.

Claire Delilah
Claire Oakley
Claire Clover
Claire Hazel
Claire Meadow
Claire Summer
Claire Ebony
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 16:29:27 | report
Claire Violet
Claire Willow
Claire Ivy
Claire Sage
Claire Heather
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 16:32:29 | report
Claire Nicole
Love Claire
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 17:03:05 | report
Definitely obvious. The connection is pretty blatant. Claire is cute, but the real question is if it’s "cheesy" nod to the bakery?
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 17:05:05 | report
I’m really loving Claire Meadow. Thank you!
posted by guest: Poll Poster :: 2014-08-20 17:49:15 | report
It’s not actually that all. Claire Summer is very pretty!
posted by MiaKatie :: 2014-08-20 17:54:04 | report
That’s a really cute idea! :) And yes I think it’s subtle enough.
Cliph (instead of Cliff a boy name)
Try flipping through bird, flower, tree or other nature books. Search there for names. Also try looking in an atlas for park names (ie Mount Rainier. Rainier and Reinier are both boy names). Try being more vague with that atlas: Dakota, Alberta, Virginia, Tennessee, Jordan. Lastly try taking a walk in nature noting what you hear, see, smell, and feel. Any make good names. Remember that you can make your own name up by changing, removing, adding letters, or adding a traditional name ending (is, a, ly, ette, is, etc.).
Hope that helps and good luck.
posted by guest: Kate :: 2014-08-20 17:59:12 | report
Claire Amaryllis
Claire Daphne
Claire Ember
Claire Haven
Claire Ivy
Claire Isle
Claire Arbor
Claire Azalea
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 18:07:43 | report
I don’t think anybody would make the connection if you didn’t tell us.
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 18:52:10 | report
I love the name Claire, and think it’s super cute and not at all obvious. I wouldn’t have even made the connection until you said something.
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 18:59:28 | report
Claire Ember is also very pretty. Thank you!
posted by guest: Poll Poster :: 2014-08-20 19:01:04 | report
What about Claire Magnolia?
posted by guest :: 2014-08-20 21:57:28 | report

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