(Closed) what do you think of the name…..

posted 7 years ago in Babies
  • poll: what do you think of ofelia
    old and outdated : (32 votes)
    28 %
    it could work (suggestion below) : (30 votes)
    26 %
    like it. : (33 votes)
    29 %
    love it! : (20 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
    2522 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    If you like it, go for it!  If it were me, I’d spell it Ophelia.

    Post # 4
    518 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Ditto pp, I would spell it correctly: Ophelia.

    Post # 5
    5497 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    If you like it, you should use it! We decided we like our girl name, even though a lot of people don’t. = )

    Post # 6
    5106 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @beekiss: I agree with the spelling. That’s how I see it in my head.

    @stephanie63087: I like it! It’s an old name which I usually am always partial to.

    Post # 7
    1962 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I agree with PPs about the spelling.  If your grandmother spelled it the way you posted it then I can see using that version.  I just think the “ph” version looks better.

    Post # 8
    350 posts
    Helper bee

    I agree with the PPs in that I’ve seen it spelt Ophelia so I prefer it that way.

    But if you would want to spell it that way to honor your grandmother, then go for it!

    Post # 10
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Ooh I like your idea about using it for a middle name =) it’s very pretty.

    Post # 11
    192 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I always think of the Adam Cohen song ‘Cry Ophelia’ when I hear that name 🙂 Beautiful though!

    Post # 12
    1701 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    spell it the shakespear way and I like it

    Post # 13
    629 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I love that name. Not a fan of Ashlyn (t’s becoming very common– I know 3 babies withthat name!), but Ofelia is beautiful!

    Post # 14
    2201 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I like it – it’s my cat’s name (Ophelia). I’m a huge Shakespeare fan and knew I loved the name, but personally couldn’t name a baby after that character (I like happy thoughts!), so the kitty got it instead.

    But, since it’s a family name, I love it for the baby. And even though I personally prefer the PH spelling, going with the family spelling it’s bad. You might get some questions about it, so just be prepared with “well, it’s an old family name, and that’s how we spelled it.

    Post # 15
    238 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Its simple, which is what I like in names and it’s not a common name. Don’t over think baby names.

    Post # 16
    12 posts
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Ofelia is the common spelling for the name in Hispanic communities. It is my FI’s grandmother’s name too. And will be our second girl’s name, if we don’t end up having all boys!

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