General Opinions on My List?

[name_m]Just[/name_m] wanting to see what people associate with some of the names I like in general, and what style you think they are.

[name_f]Indigo[/name_f] nn [name_f]Indie[/name_f]

Favorites of Your List:

[name_f]Greer[/name_f] – nms but I would love to meet a girl with this name.

The others on your list are also very nice. I don’t particularly like [name_u]Darcy[/name_u], [name_u]Drew[/name_u], [name_f]Indigo[/name_f] (nice in theory, but in the end the sound doesn’t appeal to me for a name) or [name_u]Ellery[/name_u] (too close to celery for my comfort).

Your style doesn’t seem very pinned down to one category to me, so I would say it’s versatile – aiming for more simple / accessible names than dramatic ones.

I’ll sort them into love-like-lose from my point of view to make it a bit easier :slight_smile: [name_f]My[/name_f] top favourites are bolded.

love: [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f], [name_f]Elsa[/name_f], [name_f]Olive[/name_f], [name_f]Nora[/name_f], [name_f]Eloise[/name_f], [name_f]Amelie[/name_f], [name_f]Arwen[/name_f], & [name_f]Tessa[/name_f]

like: [name_u]Everly[/name_u], [name_f]Isla[/name_f], [name_u]Ellery[/name_u], [name_f]Cleo[/name_f], [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u], [name_f]Margot[/name_f]

lose: [name_u]Darcy[/name_u] (only like this on a boy), [name_u]Drew[/name_u], [name_f]Greer[/name_f], [name_f]Maple[/name_f], [name_u]Zooey[/name_u] (much prefer [name_f]Zoe[/name_f]) & [name_f]Indigo[/name_f] ([name_f]India[/name_f] or [name_f]Indira[/name_f] would be much nicer)

I really like [name_f]Tessa[/name_f], [name_f]Arwen[/name_f], [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u], [name_f]Nora[/name_f], and [name_f]Elsa[/name_f].

What do you guys think about [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u]? It was so common for girls my age but for some reason I really love the sound of it, I also love [name_f]Sophie[/name_f]…Are they too plain? or used?

[name_u]Darcy[/name_u] - I’ll always think of [name_f]Jane[/name_f] [name_u]Austen[/name_u], this name seems very dated to me.

[name_u]Drew[/name_u] - I know a female [name_u]Drew[/name_u] and she wears it well but it still gets to me that it’s past tense for draw, you know?

[name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] - I prefer [name_f]Sylvia[/name_f], this is a little too cutesy for me.

[name_f]Elsa[/name_f] - I love [name_f]Elsa[/name_f], I think it’s beautiful and easy to pronounce.

[name_u]Ellery[/name_u] - Celery?

[name_f]Greer[/name_f] - Reallllly don’t like this one.

[name_f]Cleo[/name_f] - Reminds me of a cat? But I prefer this to some other names

[name_f]Olive[/name_f] - I love [name_f]Olive[/name_f]!

[name_f]Maple[/name_f] - [name_f]Maple[/name_f] is so sweet, I think this is my favorite so far

[name_f]Nora[/name_f] - Also beautiful and classic. [name_f]Nora[/name_f] [name_f]Maple[/name_f]? [name_f]Divine[/name_f].

[name_u]Everly[/name_u] - It’s okay, nms.

[name_f]Eloise[/name_f] - It’s growing on me but I prefer [name_f]Louise[/name_f] or [name_f]Louisa[/name_f].

[name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] - Unfortunately I think this will be an 80s, 90s name, but I do like it

[name_f]Margot[/name_f] - Nice, growing classic :slight_smile:

[name_f]Amelie[/name_f] - Beautiful particularly for a middle name

[name_f]Isla[/name_f] - I prefer [name_f]Elsa[/name_f], but this is also very nice

[name_f]Arwen[/name_f] - Seems a little masculine, I prefer [name_u]Arden[/name_u]

[name_u]Zooey[/name_u] - Nice, nms

[name_f]Tessa[/name_f] - I love [name_f]Tessa[/name_f]

[name_f]Indigo[/name_f] nn [name_f]Indie[/name_f] - I really like [name_f]Indie[/name_f]!

Bolded are my absolute favourites. The ones I’ve italicized are the ones I’d nix.

[name_u]Darcy[/name_u] - boys’ name, to me.
[name_u]Drew[/name_u] - see [name_u]Darcy[/name_u].
[name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] - feels a little insubstantial, and a bit dated, but it has this 40s [name_m]French[/name_m] feel to it.
[name_f]Elsa[/name_f] - I love [name_f]Elsa[/name_f]'s tinkling, musical sound. A strong, but pretty, choice.
[name_u]Ellery[/name_u] - again, this one’s male, in my opinion.
[name_f]Greer[/name_f] - I like the old Hollywood glamour of [name_f]Greer[/name_f], but dislike the somewhat grinding sound.
[name_f]Cleo[/name_f] - feels a little nicknamey, though I don’t know for what, other than regal [name_f]Cleopatra[/name_f].
[name_f]Olive[/name_f] - a little cutesy, but a GP of mine.
[name_f]Maple[/name_f] - another GP. I tend to prefer [name_f]Mabel[/name_f], as it’s a name that I can see on an adult. [name_f]Mabel[/name_f] actually has the vintage glam trend you like.
[name_f]Nora[/name_f] - meh. Bit bland, and too popular.
[name_u]Everly[/name_u] - I strongly dislike the name [name_u]Everly[/name_u]. It looks grammatically incorrect; you can’t do something “everly,” and it doesn’t mean anything.
[name_f]Eloise[/name_f] - spunky, a fresh take on the somewhat unattractive [name_f]Louise[/name_f].
[name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] - dated. Makes me think of a shrill, preppy 90s prom queen.
[name_f]Margot[/name_f] - again, that la-vie-en-rose style thing you have going. Pretty, but slightly dated in that sense.
[name_f]Amelie[/name_f] - gorgeous [name_m]French[/name_m] name.
[name_f]Isla[/name_f] - popular, and I dislike the sound.
[name_f]Arwen[/name_f] - elfish and ethereal, though it sticks out in your list.
[name_u]Zooey[/name_u] - all I think of is Deschanel with this spelling, and I want to say zoo-ee. Not a fan of the [name_f]Zoe[/name_f] family in general.
[name_f]Tessa[/name_f] - I tend to dislike the double-s syndrome, ([name_f]Vanessa[/name_f], [name_f]Melissa[/name_f], etc.) sounds prissy.
[name_f]Indigo[/name_f] nn [name_f]Indie[/name_f] - cute. Nn [name_f]Indie[/name_f] is adorable.

You seem to like 30s/40s Old Hollywood and vintagesque [name_m]French[/name_m] names.

You have an “eclectic” style like most Berries. I would group them by style as follows:


[name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] - the troubled Ms. Lohan has overtaken the name. I used to think of [name_u]Lindsay[/name_u] [name_m]Wagner[/name_m] the Bionic Woman but no one remembers her anymore.



Nature/Word Names





[name_u]Zooey[/name_u] - this spelling is especially trendy. I would pronounce this as “zoo-ee” instead of “zo-ee”. [name_f]Zoe[/name_f] is so much better and more authentic.



Haha, it’s funny you mention them both together - in a kindergarten class at my last school (I’m in college for teaching, so every semester I have a new placement), there were two little 5 year old girls named [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] and [name_f]Sophie[/name_f], they were the sweetest little girls ever! I love love [name_u]LOVE[/name_u] [name_f]Sophie[/name_f], it’s so sweet and cute, and [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] is very lovely as well. It was more common before I was born than when I was born for where I live, (I only know of one in my area who was born in 1997, two years after me).

I have [name_f]Heather[/name_f] and [name_f]Olive[/name_f] together as sisters on my list - I know [name_f]Heather[/name_f]'s not entirely in my style, but I can’t ignore how lovely it sounds with [name_f]Olive[/name_f]. I feel the same with [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] - if you adore it, go for it!

As I said on your boy’s thread, it seems like we have a similar style! I like a little bit of all kinds of names, but I’m not as into the vintage names like you are. Like I did on your boy’s thread, I’ll delete the ones I feel neutral about and comment on the ones I feel strongly about.

[name_u]Darcy[/name_u]-- Never seen the appeal to this name. It doesn’t have a pleasant sound, imo.
[name_u]Drew[/name_u]-- This is all boy to me, I’m sorry.
[name_f]Sylvie[/name_f]-- So super sweet! I’d love to meet a [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f].
[name_f]Greer[/name_f]-- Harsh sound, but I kinda like it anyway.
[name_f]Olive[/name_f]-- See [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f].
[name_f]Nora[/name_f]-- So sweet! You can’t go wrong with [name_f]Nora[/name_f].
[name_u]Everly[/name_u]-- [name_f]My[/name_f] signature will tell you my opinion on this name :smiley:
[name_u]Lindsey[/name_u]-- I’m sorry, I know way too many Lindseys born in the eighties/nineties to like it.
[name_f]Amelie[/name_f]-- See [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f].
[name_f]Isla[/name_f]-- I have a personal connection with this name, so I love it.
[name_f]Arwen[/name_f]-- Saw an [name_f]Arwen[/name_f] [name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f] on a birth announcement recently. I’m not sure how I feel about it.
[name_u]Zooey[/name_u]-- Despite the popularity, [name_f]Zoe[/name_f]/[name_f]Zoey[/name_f]/[name_u]Zooey[/name_u] is a great name.

[name_u]Love[/name_u]: [name_f]Cleo[/name_f], [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f], [name_f]Elsa[/name_f], [name_u]Everly[/name_u], [name_f]Eloise[/name_f], [name_f]Amelie[/name_f], [name_f]Isla[/name_f], and [name_f]Indigo[/name_f] nn [name_f]Indie[/name_f]
Like: [name_u]Darcy[/name_u], [name_f]Maple[/name_f], [name_f]Greer[/name_f], [name_f]Margot[/name_f], [name_u]Ellery[/name_u], and [name_f]Tessa[/name_f]
Dislike: [name_u]Drew[/name_u], [name_f]Olive[/name_f], [name_f]Nora[/name_f], [name_u]Lindsey[/name_u], [name_f]Arwen[/name_f] and [name_u]Zooey[/name_u]

I love [name_f]Eloise[/name_f], [name_f]Margot[/name_f], and [name_f]Amelie[/name_f].

[name_u]Darcy[/name_u] – I just never liked the name [name_u]Darcy[/name_u], it just doesn’t seem feminine enough for me
[name_u]Drew[/name_u] – I like the name because of [name_u]Drew[/name_u] Berrymore, though this name is a bit plain for my taste.
[name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] – [name_u]LOVE[/name_u] this name [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f], it’s on my short list
[name_f]Elsa[/name_f] – I like the name [name_f]Elsa[/name_f], it’s classy, short, and not done to death.
[name_u]Ellery[/name_u] – I sort of like [name_u]Ellery[/name_u], but it sounds a bit formal. Though you do have the nickname “[name_f]Ella[/name_f],” as an option as well
[name_f]Greer[/name_f] – I don’t like [name_f]Greer[/name_f] at all. Sounds masculine and plain, as there’s a town called [name_f]Greer[/name_f] near where I live… so I think of a town with a lot of car dealerships.
[name_f]Cleo[/name_f] – I like the name [name_f]Cleo[/name_f], it sounds like [name_f]Chloe[/name_f], and it has that [name_f]Cleopatra[/name_f] association going for it. Sounds lovely to.
[name_f]Olive[/name_f] – If it wasn’t for the [name_f]Olive[/name_f] Oil from Poppeye association I would like this more. But I do think that this is a pretty solid and nice name
[name_f]Maple[/name_f] – Sounds a bit old fashioned, though I get a nick earthy image with this name as well.
[name_f]Nora[/name_f] – I think [name_f]Nora[/name_f] is classy, short, and sweet. [name_u]Love[/name_u] it.
[name_u]Everly[/name_u] – I do see the appeal with the name, though I like [name_u]Evelyn[/name_u], [name_f]Eve[/name_f], and [name_f]Beverly[/name_f] better – I like [name_u]Everly[/name_u] as well.
[name_f]Eloise[/name_f] – I [name_u]LOVE[/name_u] [name_f]Eloise[/name_f], it’s romantic and sweet. Makes me think of a woman that would have poems written about her.
[name_u]Lindsey[/name_u] – Sounds plain and dated to me.
[name_f]Margot[/name_f] – Short and spunky, I like this name.
[name_f]Amelie[/name_f] – A bit popular, and may blend in to other [name_f]Amy[/name_f] names: [name_f]Amelia[/name_f], [name_f]Amy[/name_f], [name_f]Emily[/name_f]… I still like this name
[name_f]Isla[/name_f] – Beautiful sounding, though trending at the moment (though not too overly popular). I do like this name
[name_f]Arwen[/name_f] – I was never to in to Welsh names like this one, but this name does have a serious spunk to it.
[name_u]Zooey[/name_u] – I think [name_u]Zooey[/name_u] is full of energy and quirky beauty. I adore this name.
[name_f]Tessa[/name_f] – I don’t know why, but I always think of a cow when I hear this name. I don’t like this name at all.
[name_f]Indigo[/name_f] nn [name_f]Indie[/name_f] – [name_u]Love[/name_u] the nickname and the originality here. <3 <3 <3