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CNLs - botany names? *(ChrissyR)* Due January 8; 1 child; Georgia 731 posts
Aug 25th '13

DH and I have argued (and I've cried) bc we just can't agree on a girl name. He has brought up trendy names and surnames and male names, none ofwhich i can get on board with. Finally, today, the name Orchid came up in conversation. We both like it. I'm a big science nerd and actually have.an orchid tattoo. I know this isn't traditionally a name... But wondering what others (especially my fellow CNLs) think of it.

Good Queen Bess Due December 27; 2 kids; Ontario 49564 posts
Aug 25th '13

Definitely do not like it.



It's too hard.

=^•^= NO, OD, France 36617 posts
Aug 25th '13

I actually like it. :oops: Oleander too. Orchid seems like a perfect middle name though.

Carter&Violet♥ She Gone! 2 kids; Virginia 14177 posts
Aug 25th '13

Aurelia
Ophelia



I don't like the name- trying to think of what comes to mind.

Ax3 3 kids; Small town, AR, United States 4260 posts
Aug 25th '13

Not my taste but I've heard worse....What about willow or hazel?

Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Aug 25th '13

I heard the name Arbor (for a little girl) today in church. I thought it was strangely alluring.

Amelia [a Mom] 1 child; 4 angel babies; Tallahassee, Florida 18492 posts
Aug 25th '13

Poppy
Violet
Lilac
Lily
Daisy
Holly
Ivy
Willow
Posy
Heather
Primrose
Iris
Juniper
Rosemary
Sage
Myrtle
Hazel



I love some of the floral names. So feminine.

*(ChrissyR)* Due January 8; 1 child; Georgia 731 posts
Aug 25th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Amelia Margaret:</b>" Poppy Violet Lilac Lily Daisy Holly Ivy Willow Posy Heather Primrose Iris Juniper Rosemary Sage Myrtle Hazel I love some of the floral names. So feminine."</blockquote>




I agree! DH has vetoed every one from this list that I like.

*(ChrissyR)* Due January 8; 1 child; Georgia 731 posts
Aug 25th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting dbailey:</b>" Not my taste but I've heard worse....What about willow or hazel?"</blockquote>




Willow is too popular for me and DH vetoed Hazel. I've considered TONS of other botany names prior. He always shoots them down.

*(ChrissyR)* Due January 8; 1 child; Georgia 731 posts
Aug 25th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Carter&Violet♥:</b>" Aurelia Ophelia I don't like the name- trying to think of what comes to mind."</blockquote>




DD1 is Lucy Aurora (too close to use Aurelia) and I like Ophelia but DH hates it and it does make me think "like PED Ophelia"

Brittr2010 Due October 23 (girl); 1 child; Iowa Park, Texas 409 posts
Aug 25th '13

I like it. When I was younger I wanted to be a music major, so my DDs name is Harmony lol. even though I gave up being a music major and plan on starting school to become a counselor now lol. but I like the name, its different but not to far out there

Hathor + A Due December 23 (girl); 16 kids; Spring, Texas 12834 posts
Aug 25th '13

Azalea
Juniper
Lilly
Zinnia
Linnea
Jacinta (means hyacinth in Spanish)
Iris

mαkαnαni Hogwarts, .., United Kingdom 77303 posts
Aug 25th '13

Well, it's spelled correctly. :lol: I wouldn't use it.

*(ChrissyR)* Due January 8; 1 child; Georgia 731 posts
Aug 25th '13

I have brought up Cypress, Willow, Sage, Hazel, Juniper, Aspen, Ash, Iris, Clover, Niamh, Maeve, Moira, Lorelei, Stella, Irene, Andromeda, and probably a dozen more I loved, ALL vetoed. I'm telling you, Orchid is the best I have to work with. DH's top 3 are Laney, Stormy, and Trinity.

mαkαnαni Hogwarts, .., United Kingdom 77303 posts
Aug 25th '13

Is he not willing to compromise? You choose the first and he can have a trendy middle?



Azalea
Anthea
Calanthe
Calla
Dahlia
Fleur
Hana
Iolanthe
Jessamine
Laelia
Leilani
Linnea
Saffron
Lilia
Flora
Briar
Bryony