Baby Girl Name

posted 3 weeks ago in TTC
  • poll: Baby Girl Name
    Parker : (23 votes)
    18 %
    Emerson : (21 votes)
    16 %
    Giuliana : (34 votes)
    26 %
    Emilia : (53 votes)
    40 %
  • Post # 16
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    simone_s :  Emerson–Last names as first names are not my style, and I don’t like this one personally, probably because I associate it with boys. But that shouldn’t prevent you from using it if you like it. If you did go with Emerson, then Emmy, Emma, or Em might be a good nickname choices.

    Emilia–pretty name, but sounds almost exactly like the more popular Amelia and will likely be misspelled as a result. If you are in the US, Emilia is ranked #102 by the Social Security Administration, whereas Amelia is #11. An Emilia will also spend a lot of time spelling her name out.

    Giuliana is my favorite of the names you listed! Gorgeous, underrated(Giuliana is #552), and has a lot of nickname possibilities (Giulia, Giulie, Lia, Ana, Liana, etc.). I like the spelling of Giuliana better than Juliana, however keep in mind that Juliana/Julianna (#162/#200) are more popular. Any girl named Juliana, Julianna, or Giuliana will likely need to spell her name. 

    Parker–Again, last names as first names are generally not my style, but I actually think Parker is a really cute name. I think Kerry or Kiki would be awesome nicknames in this case.

    Post # 17
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    480 posts
    Helper bee

    simone_s :  Giuliana is a standard spelling, so I wouldn’t worry about spelling. I love Giuliana actually.

    Amelia is SUPER DUPER popular, and sounds the same as Emilia, so I think that it is likely that there will be multiple Ameila’s/Emilia’s in your daughter’s classrom.

    Parker and Emerson are not my style, personally, but are standard unisex names and if you like them you should feel free to use them.

    Post # 18
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    677 posts
    Busy bee

    Emerson and Parker sound like boy names. The spelling of Giuliana just looks too weird/off to me. Julianna looks better in my opinion. I like Emilia alright

    Post # 19
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    222 posts
    Helper bee

    Don’t like Parker (it’s a last name), Emerson is a boys name. Prefer Amelia over Emilia. Prefer  Juliana

    Post # 20
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    6346 posts
    Bee Keeper

    simone_s : 

    I really like Giuliana , though if you are not of Italian  heritage , Juliana  would be a better spelling . Both are beautiful .

    Emilia is quite nice though I prefer Amelia .

    The other two are just trendy aberrations ,   like many pps I really dislike this trend of giving surnames as first names .  And I don’t like the idea of giving  a name that you are intending instantly to make into an abbreviation – though of course  that is better than  actually naming the poor child Charlie or Dottie or Jace or something !

    Post # 21
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    Bumble bee

    Oh my goodness I LOVE the name Giuliana. So unique. My son is Gianluca. If we had had a girl this would have been our top name. 

    Post # 22
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    2170 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I like Emerson but for a boy. 

    Parker, honestly, reminds me of Peter Parker and a Spiderman joke my Darling Husband and I had… But thats a personal thing. 

    I like the name Guiliana but not super good of the G spelling. 

    So I like Emilia. Sounds cute and the spelling doesn’t bother me even though it reminds me of Amelia. 

    I voted for both Emilia and Giuliani because I like how the names sound. 

    Post # 23
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    936 posts
    Busy bee

    LOVE Parker!  It reminds of Parker Posey who I love as an actress – quirky, cute, smart and all around awesome.  The others, while I don’t necessarily dislike any of them – I’m indifferent.  so meh. 

    Post # 24
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I adore Giuliana! Gorgeous name!!

     

    would you consider the spelling Emersyn instead of Emerson. The y adds a little more femininity while retaining the strength of the name. 

    Post # 25
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2015 - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

    simone_s :  LOVE the name Emerson for a little girl 🙂

    Post # 26
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    Buzzing bee

    I don’t like the spellings.  I am one who was gifted with a “unique” spelling of my name.  I have spent my entire life correcting people on it  and I was always the kid who couldn’t find any souvenirs with my name on them ( doesn’t sound like a big deal but always made me sad).  I spent quite a bit of time in personnel in the military and had many conversations with other “uniquers” like me. We would commiserate.

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