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July 18th, 2014, 10:17 PM
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...use a double "a" for endings?

Hubby and my two favorite names are Eliza and Clara for a girl. We are considering using both if our baby is a girl. But I prefer those versions, versus the longer versions.


Do you think it's weird to have a Clara Eliza? (My preferred combo). I mean, Clara Elizabeth is fine. As is Eliza Claire. I don't care for Eliza Clara as much.


Which of the four would you pick? Last name sounds like Locks.
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July 19th, 2014, 11:48 AM
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It wouldnt be my first pick, but i think Clara Eliza is cute, the 2 A endings dont bother me on that combo, Im not keen on Eliza Clara, in that combo it doesnt sound as good, id do Eliza Claire
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July 21st, 2014, 12:56 PM
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I love Clara Eliza! Very pretty!
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July 22nd, 2014, 03:24 PM
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Having the two names end with the same sound would bother me.


I'd pick Eliza ClaireThen Clara Elizabeth
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July 23rd, 2014, 08:14 PM
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I can see how it would bother some people. My sister's name is Joanna Victoria so obviously it didn't bother my dad and his wife. I'm a big advocate of using what you love so it wouldn't bother me in the least, in fact, I think it's feminine and beautiful. I think it's a great combo and I'd do it.

I also like Spotts suggestions as well if you think that the double A would bother you.
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July 23rd, 2014, 08:37 PM
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Clara Eliza sounds perfectly fine. I would do it in that order versus Eliza Clara, though.
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July 31st, 2014, 07:07 AM
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Clara Eliza Is lovely!
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August 3rd, 2014, 06:18 AM
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I like Clara Eliza. Ideally, I would probably try not to have the same ending but I don't think it's that big a deal if you really like the names. Eliza Claire is nice too.


I LOVE Clara - it's always been on our list just in case but it doesn't really work with our last name. Especially in French. You know what I mean
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August 3rd, 2014, 07:22 PM
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^^Yah, too many repeating sounds. Although you know I have no French skill. Lol. I'd have to ask you about that in person.

Now hubby is kinda balking at all the names on our list. I think this one is gonna be hard all around.


(Clara means the same thing as "Robert" and you know why that is important to me right now. So I am hoping he comes around if this LO is a girl).
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August 4th, 2014, 11:37 AM
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I remember you from the Sept '11 DDC / PR! Hi, and congrats on a new LO.

I like Clara Eliza. It's not my favorite name but I think it sounds good together.
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August 17th, 2014, 09:54 AM
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I prefer Clara Elizabeth. Im not keen on the double sounds.
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August 17th, 2014, 06:58 PM
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it's not really the double "a" ending but that names together are hard to say aloud. i think it's the repeated "l" in the names.

that said, of the two full names, i like Clara Eliza. my favorite of the four would be Eliza Claire.
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August 21st, 2014, 11:51 AM
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Yeah I like all of them but Eliza Claire sounds best
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August 29th, 2014, 11:26 AM
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I agree, Eliza Claire sounds best to me.
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September 4th, 2014, 09:10 AM
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I like double -a endings as long as the syllables in the names are different.
Clara Eliza works great but I wouldn't like Clara Ella, for instance.
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September 4th, 2014, 07:10 PM
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Thanks for all the input ladies. In the end, this is our top girls name. We have a 50-50 shot of using it Both hubby and I feel it meets our desires and we both like it. So, maybe we will have a Clara Eliza, maybe we will have a Sawyer Robert. We find out in late-feb or early-March! Thanks!
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