I love Antigone but who in the world could be her sister?


I have loved [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] for so long now I’ve written more about her a few times to mixed review… But now that [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] is becoming more and more popular on NB (for better or worse :zipper_mouth_face: ) I was thinking I may get different answers.

background on [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] + my love for her

I love it enough that I’m not hesitant about whether people will be able to spell or pronounce the name. [name_f]My[/name_f] issue is that [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] is so brave and bright and storied that I can’t quite imagine a sister for her. I’m all for sibsets not matching, but I would love for them to at least be on the same wavelength.
([name_f]Antigone[/name_f] goes fairly well with my boy names, so I’m not as concerned there) [name_f]Every[/name_f] time I try to envision a sister’s name it always gets too matchy ([name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Persephone[/name_f]) or not matchy enough ([name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Jane[/name_f]).

I don’t necessarily need reassurance on [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] or a perusal of my lists to pick out which would work best with [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] - Basically:

  1. What names (whether “my style” or not) would you imagine as [name_f]Antigone[/name_f]’s sister?
    1a. How much could I get away with on a sister name for [name_f]Antigone[/name_f]? ([name_m]Feel[/name_m] free to tangentialize)

Hope this makes sense, thank you in advance to anyone who can translate my rambles into meaningful suggestions haha


First of all, [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] is wonderful, and I also loved the character!

With a sister to [name_f]Antigone[/name_f], I think style doesn’t have to match as much as I think length does, which is why [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Jane[/name_f] feels so off.

From your UC, I like…
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Francesca[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Beatrix[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Victoria[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Cordelia[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Seraphine[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Isadora[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Henrietta[/name_f]

But for more inspiration…
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Gisela[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Euphrasie[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Violetta[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_u]Hyacinth[/name_u]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Margarethe[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Philomena[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Lilibet[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Celandine[/name_f]


Antigone is gorgeous!! So glad to see someone giving her some love

[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_u]Damaris[/name_u]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Soraya[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Juno[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & Ellora
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Hereswith[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Isolde[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Sunniva[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_u]Vesper[/name_u] / [name_f]Vespertine[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Ottoline[/name_f]

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ooh I love Antigone as well.

here are some names that I think would be good style-wise as a sister for Antigone (they became alphabetical a bit of the way down because I just started consulting my list):

Antigone & Electra (too heavy on the greek tragedy?)
Antigone & Cassandra
Antigone & Sophronia
Antigone & Atalanta
Antigone & Cleopatra
Antigone & Ambrosia
Antigone & Araminta
Antigone & Seraphina
Antigone & Philomena
Antigone & Cassiopeia
Antigone & Celestine
Antigone & Clothilde
Antigone & Deidamia
Antigone & Cordelia
Antigone & Rosamund
Antigone & Rosalind
Antigone & Corisande
Antigone & Cressida
Antigone & Decima
Antigone & Demetria
Antigone & Dulcinea
Antigone & Edith
Antigone & Vesper
Antigone & Euphemia
Antigone & Eglantine
Antigone & Leonora
Antigone & Cleodora
Antigone & Lucasta
Antigone & Parthenia
Antigone & Melusine
Antigone & Emeraude
Antigone & Emiliana
Antigone & Abyssinia
Antigone & Hespera
Antigone & Leocadia
Antigone & Aurembiaix :wink:
Antigone & Allegra
Antigone & Amaryllis
Antigone & Calpurnia
Antigone & Portia
Antigone & Eugenia
Antigone & Faustina
Antigone & Forsythia
Antigone & Ignatia
Antigone & Guinevere
Antigone & Leontine
Antigone & Ludovica
Antigone & Olympia
Antigone & Ottilie
Antigone & Ottoline
Antigone & Pandora
Antigone & Phaedra
Antigone & Isolde
Antigone & Petronella
Antigone & Perpetua
Antigone & Theophania
Antigone & Zephyrine
Antigone & Honorine
Antigone & Lavinia
Antigone & Henrietta
Antigone & Eurydice
Antigone & Fortuna
Antigone & Flavia
Antigone & Georgiana
Antigone & Laureline
Antigone & Viridiana
Antigone & Laurentia
Antigone & Eleocaisa
Antigone & Elocadia
Antigone & Luciana
Antigone & Lucretia
Antigone & Marcella
Antigone & Melisande
Antigone & Morgana
Antigone & Minerva
Antigone & Morgaine
Antigone & Narcissa
Antigone & Octavia
Antigone & Odelia
Antigone & Orinthia
Antigone & Orithyia
Antigone & Eileithyia
Antigone & Illyria
Antigone & Parthenope
Antigone & Perdita
Antigone & Raphaelle
Antigone & Psyche
Antigone & Severine
Antigone & Sibylle
Antigone & Sibylla
Antigone & Sibyl
Antigone & Thomasina
Antigone & Thaleia
Antigone & Thisbe
Antigone & Ourania
Antigone & Euphrosyne
Antigone & Terpsichore
Antigone & Ursula
Antigone & Astoria
Antigone & Aquilina
Antigone & Bellatrix
Antigone & Eris
Antigone & Ligeia
Antigone & Cosima
Antigone & Hypatia
Antigone & Helisent
Antigone & Clarimond
Antigone & Andromeda
Antigone & Leopoldine
Antigone & Stellaluna
Antigone & Esmeray
Antigone & Flordelis
Antigone & Endelienta
Antigone & Penthesilea
Antigone & Rosmerta
Antigone & Lysandra
Antigone & Megara
Antigone & Megaera
Antigone & Alecto
Antigone & Proserpine
Antigone & Cyrene
Antigone & Cybele
Antigone & Arsinoe
Antigone & Freyja
Antigone & Alsephina
Antigone & Polyhymnia
Antigone & Cleocharia
Antigone & Hero
Antigone & Violaine
Antigone & Europa
Antigone & Polaris
Antigone & Hippolyta
Antigone & Gaea
Antigone & Callisto
Antigone & Adrastea
Antigone & Astraea


Antigone is beautiful!

Here is what I thought of off the top of my head:


I know [name_f]Bellatrix[/name_f] is controversial because of the character in [name_u]Harry[/name_u] [name_m]Potter[/name_m]; but its such a gorgeous name! And since you are not afraid of what people may say about [name_f]Antigone[/name_f], maybe this will work for you also.

Hope this helps :slightly_smiling_face:

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seconding @katkabet!

Antigone & [name_u]Juniper[/name_u]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Alessandra[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Elenora[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Seraphine[/name_f] (seconding)
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Eulalia[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Magdalene[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Sophronia[/name_f] (seconding)
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_u]Hyacinth[/name_u] (seconding)


Okay now I’m imagining [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] / [name_f]Tiggy[/name_f] & [name_f]Bess[/name_f] :pleading_face:


oh my gosh :sob::sob::sob::sob:

Antigone is amazing and has an awesome namesake (the mythology [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] was bad@ss). I think you can name her sister whatever you want. I would personally prefer something equally spunky and unusual.


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I like [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Fiona[/name_f] together!

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I loooove [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] too! I think something long, quirky, maybe a little bit spiky and with an unexpected nickname would be perfect, even if the origin was completely different. Something like…

Antigone “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Ottoline[/name_f] “[name_f]Otter[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Demelza[/name_f] “[name_f]Della[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Guinevere[/name_f] “[name_f]Gwen[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Clementine[/name_f] “[name_f]Cleo[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Pomeline[/name_f] “[name_m]Pom[/name_m]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Kerensa[/name_f] “[name_u]Wren[/name_u]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Ludivine[/name_f] “[name_m]Ludo[/name_m]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Severine[/name_f] “[name_f]Svea[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Cosima[/name_f] “[name_u]Coco[/name_u]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Merida[/name_f] “[name_f]Merry[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Saskia[/name_f] “Sassy”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Ferelith[/name_f] “[name_f]Fairy[/name_f]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Sunniva[/name_f] “[name_u]Sunny[/name_u]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Raphaela[/name_f] “[name_m]Raffy[/name_m]”
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] “[name_f]Tiggy[/name_f]” and [name_f]Viatrix[/name_f] “[name_f]Vita[/name_f]”


I was going through this (amazing) list when I looked up [name_f]Helisent[/name_f] and it took me to your longlist and now I’m canceling all of my plans to go through this forever hope you don’t mind


Antigone and…

Maybe a double barrelled name…

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enjoy :heart:

I actually think I’ve got some more names to add…

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The names are gorgeous but the nicknames have me swooning - [name_f]Severine[/name_f] “[name_f]Svea[/name_f],” [name_f]Ferelith[/name_f] “[name_f]Fairy[/name_f]” ?? :sob: You’re magic


Haha, I had some fun with it! :laughing:

I think [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] is so magical.

You’ve had tons of suggestions so count any repeats as me being in agreement with the rest of the berries.

My immediate thought was [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Calliope[/name_f]. But maybe that’s too matchy? I just really like the idea of [name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Calliope[/name_f] it’s so sweet.

Antigone & [name_f]Pomeline[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Wilhelmina[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Fabienne[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Esmeralda[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Demelza[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Seraphine[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Evangeline[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Keturah[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Guinevere[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Ambrosia[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Clementine[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Rosamund[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Leonora[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Wisteria[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Astoria[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Selene[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] & [name_f]Dorothea[/name_f]

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Antigone and [name_f]Inara[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Ariadne[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Nineveh[/name_f] (my favorite)
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and Amestris
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Artemisia[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_u]Vesper[/name_u]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Katayoun[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Persephone[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and Cassandan
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Cleopatra[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Callista[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_u]Calypso[/name_u]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Cassiopeia[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Andromeda[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Arcadia[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Astara[/name_f]
[name_f]Antigone[/name_f] and [name_f]Zenobia[/name_f]

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Amaryllis and [name_f]Eulalia[/name_f] would go nicely, I think.

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Antigone is bold and beautiful!!

Some sisters could be

Antigone and…


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