Little sister for Millie and Leo


I have a daughter named [name_f]Mildred[/name_f] (nn [name_f]Millie[/name_f]) and a son named [name_m]Leonard[/name_m] (nn [name_m]Leo[/name_m]). I am trying to come up with names for their little sister. I love the name [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] but I’m worried it’s becoming too popular to go with these old names.

I also really like:


I like [name_f]Edith[/name_f] the best with your crew ( [name_f]Edie[/name_f]).
[name_f]Enid[/name_f], [name_f]Gertrude[/name_f] & [name_f]Bernadette[/name_f] also came to mind as similar stylewise.

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Of your list, I think [name_f]Frances[/name_f] matches the vibe of your older children’s names perfectly! [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] and [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] are both gaining in popularity, [name_f]Edith[/name_f] is not far behind, and [name_f]Margaret[/name_f] is not nearly as unexpected.

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Edith or [name_f]Frances[/name_f]

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I think [name_f]Ethel[/name_f] (nn [name_f]Etta[/name_f]/Ettie) fits with your children’s names quite well!

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[name_m]Hi[/name_m] there.

I love your style of clunky old folk names w/sweet spunky nns. [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] is nice, but it is way popular. Kind of loses its sparkle.

Here are my thoughts on the rest of your list-

[name_f]Josephine[/name_f]-I love this name. It has an air of classic elegance & a little sasy-ness. But in a cute way. It’s a little popular. Probably not as much as [name_f]Hazel[/name_f].

[name_f]Edith[/name_f]-This is adorable. Such a fun sweet old lady name, that’s completely ready for a comeback.

[name_f]Margaret[/name_f]-This totally works w/your crew. I don’t think it’s as pretty as [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] or [name_f]Edith[/name_f], but I do love all of the nn options. I like [name_f]Maisy[/name_f], [name_f]Molly[/name_f], [name_f]Maggie[/name_f], [name_f]Peggy[/name_f] or [name_f]Gerty[/name_f]. [name_f]Gerty[/name_f] is y absolute favorite & the least expected.

[name_f]Frances[/name_f]-This seems kind of perfect, honestly. And I really love [name_f]Franny[/name_f] or [name_f]Francie[/name_f] w/your crew.

Here are a few more ideas-













[name_f]Hope[/name_f] this helps. :slight_smile:

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Frances and [name_f]Edith[/name_f] both fit perfectly! [name_f]Winifred[/name_f] nn [name_f]Winnie[/name_f] also came to mind. [name_f]Millie[/name_f], [name_m]Leo[/name_m], and [name_f]Winnie[/name_f] would be so cute!

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Margaret is my favorite! It’s old-fashioned but not dated and works beautifully with her siblings.

Josephine- A cute name with lots of adorable nickname options. I surprisingly like this a lot.

Edith- [name_f]Edith[/name_f] goes wonderfully with her siblings. Also lots of cute nicknames.

Frances- [name_f]Frances[/name_f] & [name_f]Mildred[/name_f] is such an adorable sibset! [name_f]Frances[/name_f] is a very cute name that ages well and never loses that sweet touch.

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I think Josephine nn [name_u]Jo[/name_u] or Edith nn [name_f]Edie[/name_f] fit well with your kids’ names.

Thank you! I love [name_u]Jo[/name_u] but I’m afraid it rhymes with [name_m]Leo[/name_m] too much.

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What about [name_u]Josie[/name_u]?

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Thank you for all of the responses. I love [name_f]Edie[/name_f] as a nickname for [name_f]Edith[/name_f]. Does anyone have any ideas for a middle name?

I love josephine nn [name_u]Josie[/name_u] and [name_f]Hazel[/name_f]

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Edith [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] or [name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] would be lovely!


I second [name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] as a lovely combo.
Other middle ideas:
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_f]Lucinda[/name_f]
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_u]Louise[/name_u]
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_u]June[/name_u]
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_f]Amabel[/name_f]
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_f]Blossom[/name_f]
[name_f]Edith[/name_f] [name_u]Dove[/name_u]

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I really like [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] and [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] too! I don’t think either are overly popular to the point that you shouldn’t use them. Other lovely options could be [name_f]Penelope[/name_f], [name_f]Pearl[/name_f] or [name_u]Evelyn[/name_u]?

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Agree [name_f]Edith[/name_f]

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I love [name_f]Margaret[/name_f] (nn [name_f]Maggie[/name_f]) or [name_f]Edith[/name_f] (nn [name_f]Edie[/name_f]) with the other names!

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Love [name_f]Josephine[/name_f] with your other names.

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First of all, I LOVE your children’s names! [name_f]Mildred[/name_f] is my favourite name at the moment.

Some ideas:


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