Choice of two

A while back I posted about narrowing down our name list. We’ve now managed to narrow it down to two but now we can’t agree once again.

Eden ‘[name_f]Edie[/name_f]’ [name_f]Magnolia[/name_f] [name_u]Brooke[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]
[name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] ‘[name_f]Lori[/name_f]’ [name_f]Magnolia[/name_f] [name_u]Brooke[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]

He prefers [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]. I prefer [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]. I like [name_u]Eden[/name_u] but worry [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] is too much. He likes [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] but thinks its too ‘grandma’ sounding.

I agree that [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] is too much. Too many repeating sounds.

Lorelei sounds very young to me! Actually, its popularity (in US) graph is:

It’s having a peak now and was never too popular.

Lorelei gets my vote :+1:


I prefer [name_u]Eden[/name_u]

I actually love [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]!!

I actually really love [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] it flows to me?
[name_f]My[/name_f] son for instance is
[name_m]Zachary[/name_m] [name_u]Mackenzie[/name_u] so strong Z sound.
[name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] is heavy on the N but I think it works well!


I really like the flow of [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]! It’s lyrical and easy to remember.


I like both! I think I prefer [name_u]Eden[/name_u] just because with two middle names her name could end up really long, so a short first name kinda balances that out. [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] is really pretty though.

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I think [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] flows much better. [name_u]Brooke[/name_u] is a perfect middle for [name_u]Eden[/name_u] with imagery of a garden and stream. Very pretty.

I vote for [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f].

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I like [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]!

Hi there.

I don’t know…I think that I like [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]. I used to really like [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] & be meh about [name_u]Eden[/name_u]. But recently I’ve been changing my mind. [name_u]Eden[/name_u] has such a peaceful sound (probably the Garden of [name_u]Eden[/name_u] thing.). It’s simple, smart, elegant, feminine but not frilly, isn’t very popular & grows up well. [name_f]Edie[/name_f] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] sounds sweet too. [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] is nice too though. [name_m]Just[/name_m] a little fussy. I’m not big on [name_f]Lori[/name_f] either. It sounds a bit dated. I prefer [name_f]Lora[/name_f]. But really like [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] nn [name_f]Lola[/name_f].

Hope my rambling helps. :slight_smile:

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Eden sounds wonderful!

I like [name_u]Eden[/name_u] but I don’t think it sounds great with [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]. I love [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] though and it doesn’t seem like a grandma name to me at all!

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I love feminine names with a male nickname so [name_u]Eden[/name_u] is my vote!

Plus, the origin of [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] is a siren… Which I’m not necessarily against, but I find it awkward when people use a name and don’t know the meaning


Definitely [name_u]Eden[/name_u].

I prefer [name_u]Eden[/name_u]! I don’t think [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u] is too much.

I love [name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] and prefer it with your last name. I do find [name_f]Lori[/name_f] slightly dated. Maybe [name_f]Lola[/name_f] or [name_f]Lulu[/name_f] could work, or just skip the nickname.

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Lorelei is gorgeous

I like [name_u]Eden[/name_u] [name_u]Anderson[/name_u]!