This or That? (Girls)

Leona Lewis                      Leonie Aviat
I thought it would be not only fun but interesting to do a "this or that" and see what names people generally preferred. Please comment your answers, and maybe I'll leave my own!

Ada or Ava
Ruby or Pearl
Leona or Leonie
Amelia or Emilia
Vivian or Vivienne
Stella or Luna
Rose or Violet
Mary or Marie
Adeline or Emmeline
Winter or Snow
Octavia or Olympia
Theodora or Dorothea
Ethel or Esther
Jane or Joan
Cecily or Cecilia
Nora or Nova
Harriet or Henrietta
Verity or Charity
Gretchen or Hilda
Delia or Dahlia
Eden or Edith

Comments

  1. This seems like a lot of fun! I'd love to see your answers, too.

    Ada
    Pearl
    Leonie
    Emilia
    Vivienne
    Luna
    Violet
    Mary
    Adeline
    Winter
    Olympia
    Theodora
    Esther
    Joan
    Cecily
    Nova
    Harriet
    Verity
    Gretchen
    Delia
    Edith

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  2. This is a great list! I tried to do something similar recently, not nearly as well as you did: https://sanctanomina.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/two-sides-to-the-same-coin/

    My preferences:
    Ava
    Ruby
    Leonie
    Emilia
    Vivienne
    Stella
    Rose or Violet (tied! but different)
    Mary
    Emmeline
    Snow
    Octavia
    Dorothea
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecilia
    Nora
    Henrietta
    Verity
    Gretchen
    Delia or Dahlia (tied! but different)
    Edith

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  3. Ava
    Ruby
    Leonie
    Amelia
    Vivian
    Stella
    Violet
    Mary
    Emmeline
    Winter
    Octavia
    Theodora
    Esther
    Joan
    Cecily
    Nora
    Harriet
    Verity
    Hilda
    Delia
    Edith

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  4. What fun! Ok, here we go...

    Ava
    Ruby
    Leona
    Emilia
    Vivienne
    Luna
    Violet
    Marie
    Emmeline
    Winter
    Octavia
    Dorothea
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecily
    Nora
    Harriet
    Verity
    Gretchen
    Delia
    Eden

    (It's funny how many of these names I've used in my novels. Brings back some marvelous memories. Thank you for this.)

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  5. Thank you all for your comments so far! I'll post mine now.

    Ada
    Ruby
    Leona
    Amelia
    Vivienne
    Luna
    Rose
    Mary
    Adeline
    Snow
    Octavia
    Dorothea
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecily
    Nova
    Harriet
    Charity
    Hilda
    Delia
    Edith

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    Replies
    1. Yay, I'm glad someone else prefers Hilda! Thanks for the fun game.

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    2. I have a (probably) irrational like for any Hilda- or Hilde- name.

      Delete
  6. Ava
    Ruby
    Leonie
    Emilia
    Vivian
    Stella
    Rose
    Mary
    Emmeline
    Winter
    Octavia
    Theodora
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecily
    Nova
    Henrietta
    Charity
    Gretchen
    Dahlia
    Eden

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  7. Ava
    Ruby
    Leona
    Emilia
    Vivienne
    Luna
    Rose
    Mary
    Emmeline
    Snow
    Octavia
    Dorothea
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecilia
    Nova
    Henrietta
    Verity
    Gretchen
    Dahlia
    Eden

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  8. Ava
    Pearl
    Leona
    Amelia
    Vivienne
    Luna
    Violet
    Mary
    Adeline
    Winter
    Octavia
    Theodora
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecily
    Nora
    Henrietta
    Verity
    Hilda
    Delia
    Eden

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  9. Ava
    Ruby
    Leonie
    Emilia
    Vivienne
    Luna
    Violet
    Marie
    Emmeline
    Snow
    Octavia
    Theodora
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecily
    Nova
    Henrietta
    Verity
    Gretchen
    Dahlia
    Edith

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  10. Ada
    Ruby
    Leonie
    Emilia
    Vivienne
    Stella
    Violet
    Marie
    Emmeline
    Winter
    Olympia
    Dorothea
    Esther
    Jane
    Cecilia
    Nova
    Henrietta
    Charity
    Hilda
    Dahlia
    Edith

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