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    Smile Would love your input on our little girls name

    DP and I have been struggling to come up with a name that we both love.

    He has suggested Millie which I really do love. The only problem I am wondering about is this...Millie is usually a nickname so will people be forever asking her what it's short for?

    Do you think it's a nice name that would suit a girl through all stages of her life?

    We've been a bit stumped on a middle name for her, but we both like Elise. Do you prefer it spelt Elise or Elyse? Any other ideas on middle names?

    Thanks so much for your opinions! I had no idea we would struggle so much with choosing a name, and I really want to name her asap.

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    I love Millie

    A girl I know is called Milly and its never occurred to me to ask her if its short for something, I just thought it was her name

    I like Elise/Elyse either way!

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    I think Millie is very cute and these days so many names aren't just nickname like people call there kids Tom not Thomas, Sam not samual, lily not Lillian etc I say go with it

    otherwise Amelia Is lovely with nn Millie

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    I know 2 Amelia's and we call them both Millie. I like it on it's own though... it's very pretty!

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    Thanks girls!

    I really love Amelia as well, but DP really doesn't.

    I think we might just go with Millie...eep, so exciting!

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    I know a few Millies it is a name I'm it's own right!

    I don't think the middle name Elise goes with Millie though

    What about

    Millie Kate
    Millie Rose
    Millie Grace
    Millie Eve
    Millie Paige

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    DD1 has a Millie in her class not short for anything but I know a Millicent who goes by Millie. Millicent is just for her 'big' name if she wants to use it later.

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    Very pretty

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    Thanks! I'm really glad that Millie can be a name in its own right...phew!

    Jane, thanks for your ideas on a middle name! I can't use Kate because that's my name, but I do like Eve! I will ask DP what he thinks as he's the fussy one

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    DH and I are having the same problem right now - we were convinced we were having a boy, so had not even thought about girls names!!

    I have a friend who goes by the nn of Millie, her full name is Matilda for something different...

    Of the above middle names I vote for Matilda Rose, very pretty


 

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