I am having a baby girl in THREE weeks and do not have a name!!
I have two boys, Hudson and Korver.
Hudson was born before his name became a little more common. I love both becasue they were unique, masculine and strong. My last name is Brown, which I love because it lends itself to more unique names without the entire name being complicated.
Here is my issue;
My all time FAVORITE is Navy, however with the last name Brown, everyone tends to laugh:( Even my husband can't fall for it!
I love Navy because it is unique, yet a common word that peole are familiar with. I love how classic Navy blue is and the nautical feel. It's playful and cute without being too cutsy.
Other names we like:
Oakley: my next favorite, this is a top runner, even the hubby likes it! I just don't want it to sound western, nor am I 100% about it!
Capri: my husband doesn't love
Jada: I liked years ago, but don't love anymore
London: same thing, loved years ago but I am hearing too many of them.
Brinley: my husbands favorite, but I don't like!
Others I like but dont know if they are "the one":
Haden: close to Hudson
Vienna: I am liking this one more and more
Sienna: my sisters name is Sierra (a little too close)
Ideally I would find one like Navy but with no reference to a color:) What do you think? Are there any names you have in mind that fit the type of name I am going for?
I suggest Ivy. It has much of the sound and sass of the name Navy, but no color. Ivy Brown. Other possibilities:
Eidey (rhymes with Heidi)
Skylark might be too obscure/uncommon, but I found it while double-checking on the nautical association of Keeler and it seemed cute: an even more cheerful variation on Skylar, and with nicknames Sky and Lark. Sailor Brown probably doesn't work, but it's so nautical I wanted to include it anyway. Keeler is close to Korver, but the middle sounds are so different I thought it might work anyway. Hard to tell.
Avy and Avyn and Avianna are all there because of the "avy" sound; Avyn is fun because it's a rearrangement of the letters of Navy.
Eidey is a name I encountered this summer. Unusual, yet very appealing in use: I liked it every time I heard it. The girl I know uses it as a nickname for Eidelyn (EYE-dah-lin). One small issue, maybe a plus, maybe a minus: the song Brown-Eyed Girl.
From your list, Vienna seems terrific: the same sounds you like from Navy, rearranged.