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  #1  
August 10th, 2006, 05:33 PM
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Here's a sample of some girl's names from Shakepearean literature. Do any of these jump out as something you'd seriously consider using?

Adriana
Aemilia
Anne
Audrey
Beatrice
Bianca
Celia
Constance
Cordelia
Desdemona
Diana
Dorcas
Emilia
Francisca
Gertrude
Hecate
Helen
Helena
Hermione **BONUS: It also appears in Harry Potter!!**
Imogen
Iris
Jessica
Juliet
Katharina
Katharine
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August 10th, 2006, 06:04 PM
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I would possibly use any of these:
Adriana
Audrey
Beatrice
Bianca
Diana
Helena
Imogen
Juliet
Katharine (only spelled Catherine)

It wasn't listed but also love Regan and Ophelia as a GP name. Yay for the Bard! he has good taste!
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August 10th, 2006, 06:11 PM
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I like:

Adriana
Aemilia
Anne
Audrey
Celia
Diana
Emilia
Francisca
Helen
Hermione (For some strange reason, I like this name... I wouldn't use it though.)
Jessica - My name
Juliet - What I will name my daughter
Katharine - Spelled Kathryn
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August 10th, 2006, 07:31 PM
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I like:

Adriana
Aemilia
Bianca
Celia
Constance
Cordelia
Desdemona
Francisca
Helena
Imogen
Iris
Juliet
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August 10th, 2006, 09:03 PM
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I only care for Adriana.
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August 10th, 2006, 10:08 PM
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some would make my fave list, actually! here they are, but some have alternate spellings that i like better!!


Aemilia - Amelia
Emilia - Amelia
Katharine - Kathryn
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August 11th, 2006, 05:39 AM
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I like:

Adriana
Anne
Audrey
Celia
Jessica
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August 11th, 2006, 06:04 AM
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Adriana
Aemilia (Amelia)
Audrey
Juliet
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August 11th, 2006, 08:42 AM
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I Like:

Adriana
Helena
Katharina - but prefer Katrina
Katharine - but spelt Katherine or Kathryn
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August 11th, 2006, 05:06 PM
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I like:

Adriana
Anne (mn)
Bianca
Celia
Helena
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August 12th, 2006, 08:59 AM
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Adriana & Audrey are pretty.
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August 12th, 2006, 01:05 PM
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I would possibly use these:

Adriana
Audrey
Bianca
Cordelia
Imogen
Iris
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