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Old 11-29-2006, 07:53 AM
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Old 11-29-2006, 07:53 AM
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Congratulations to PC and Anita!
Emma is a great name for a girl!

Old 11-29-2006, 08:11 AM
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Congratulations, beautiful name for what I am sure is a beautiful little girl. I just love the name Emma. God Bless the new family!!!
Old 11-29-2006, 08:16 AM
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What a beautiful name, I really like it!
Another girl for the Dutch Royal Family!
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Old 11-29-2006, 09:05 AM
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Congratulations to the family !!!!!!
Old 11-29-2006, 09:19 AM
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Old 11-29-2006, 09:32 AM
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Congratulations to Anita & PC and the whole VanVollenhoven Family!
Those are fantastic News!
Emma is such an adorable and traditional name!
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Old 11-29-2006, 09:34 AM
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new parents again ,conratulations to them all án old name who we are waiting for the first girl named it very nice !!
Old 11-29-2006, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Marengo
I believe the Earl of Althone's name was Alexander. I always heard that Margriet Fransesca was named after another illustrous godfather: Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In little Emma's name it is clearly a tribute to Princess Margriet indeed.

Congratulations to the happy couple and grandparents and good luck to little Samuel, Lucas and Claus-Casimir .
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Old 11-29-2006, 09:50 AM
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Congratulations to P-C & Anita!!
I love the names they have picked for their daughter.

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Old 11-29-2006, 10:05 AM
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Old 11-29-2006, 11:16 AM
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Congratulations to them!!
Emma Francisca is a beautiful name
Old 11-29-2006, 11:17 AM
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Congratulations to the family and welcome to Emma Francisca.
Old 11-29-2006, 11:18 AM
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My Congratulations to Pieter and Anita!
I love name Emma, but Francisca...
Old 11-29-2006, 11:31 AM
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I guess Francisca is fine, but for me Francisca is a name for little farmers girls... not to offend any farmers.
Well, and I have two cousins named Francisca and Catharina... and their grandma is Emma... strange, hmm?
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To be honest: I love the name Franciska (or Franziska). It sounds so cute! I think the dutch pronounce it similar as we do.

Will Pieter-Christiaan present his little daughter to the press, as the other dutch princes did?
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Old 11-29-2006, 12:38 PM
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congratulations to the happy family!

i knew it was going to be a girl to follow the dutch tradition :) they chose really nice names as well... isn't luana also called emma as her second or third name? they also used amalia's first name :) (perhaps a nice gesture of friendship to mabel and maxima?)

i can't wait to see pieter christiaan, anita and princess emma!

did they get any visits to the hospital?
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Originally Posted by carlota
isn't luana also called emma as her second or third name?
Luana's first name is Emma [Emma Luana Ninette Sophie]

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