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Old 01-03-2007, 09:36 PM
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I think Aurelia is quite nice if they want to continue with the A-ia names. It sounds whimiscal and magical to me for some reason. Juliana would be a nice middle name but I don't think they would use it as a first name. I love how most aren't giving boy names much consideration, including me. Hopefully our intuition is right!
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Old 01-04-2007, 02:01 AM
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Princess Carolina Ines Wilhelmina Sophia
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Old 01-04-2007, 12:33 PM
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When will we find out if it's a boy or a girl?

I think it will be another girl!
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Old 01-04-2007, 12:58 PM
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Yes I think so, too. It seems that's Dutch Tradition.
Juliana only had girls, Beatrix only had boys... and Máxima: only girls?
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Old 01-06-2007, 01:12 PM
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Girl: Alicia - Sophia

Boy: Alexander
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Old 01-06-2007, 04:08 PM
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What about Antonia?
Fits also into the A-ia thingy, and as well as Aurelia (my first choice ) could be used as a boys name too.
How about very classic Marc Anthony or Marc Aurel?
Or not so roman ( ) Julian/Julius Aurel or Anthony? (after Queen Juliana)
If I am not mistaken both names can be pronounced quite easily in spanish as well as in dutch and in english too.
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:14 PM
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Whoever suggested Josephine, I think that's a gorgeous choice.
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Old 01-12-2007, 01:09 PM
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Girl: Alicia - Sophia

Boy: Alexander
I also think that [being a girl, as i think the baby will turn out to be] the baby will have a simple (first) name, as Sophia or Anna. Katlijn is also a nice, elegant, not so long, name for a princess.

No clue about the other 3 or 4 names that will follow that one...
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Old 01-13-2007, 10:30 AM
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I like the name Klara for a girl, although that's not particulary spanish.
I also like the names that starts with A. Aurora, Aurelia and Antonia for example. It would be fun if they continued the tradition and continued naming their babies with names that started.

If it would be a boy I like the names Alexander, Jakob or Arjan.
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Old 01-13-2007, 03:11 PM
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if it's a boy i'm most certain the name claus will be there :)

for a girl i like:

ADHELEID
AGNES
ANNA
HENRIKA
DOROTHEA
HILDA
KATRINA
RENATE
THEODORA


for a boy:

CASPAR
GERT (FOR GERHARD)
LOUIS
OLIVIER
THEODOR
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Old 01-13-2007, 05:09 PM
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Whoever suggested Josephine, I think that's a gorgeous choice.
Just LOVE the name Josephine, but in the names department, I wouldn't vouch for Maxima's taste, so my bet is she wouldn't go for something as European classy as 'Josephine' hope she proves us wrong...

(I mean, what was with picking Alexia??? Of all names, you pick the name of your mother-in-law's illegitimate half sister? The name 'Alexia' itself isn't the best choice anyway I think, although a nice name, it conjures up 'Russian exotic dancer' more than 'Dutch princess', to me, at least. Just my opinion, I am sure there are a lot of Alexia's in this world for whom the name is a perfect fit!

If they want the silly -ia thingy, why not go for an ultra Dutch name like Saskia for example. Note to Maxima: you may be latin, but you are princess of the Netherlands, my dear! No 'Alexia's' this time please!
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Old 01-13-2007, 05:16 PM
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I think Aurelia is quite nice if they want to continue with the A-ia names. It sounds whimiscal and magical to me for some reason. Juliana would be a nice middle name but I don't think they would use it as a first name. I love how most aren't giving boy names much consideration, including me. Hopefully our intuition is right!
Aurelia would be nice but I've kind of had it with the A-ia silliness.
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Old 01-13-2007, 05:17 PM
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Just LOVE the name Josephine, but in the names department, I wouldn't vouch for Maxima's taste, so my bet is she wouldn't go for something as European classy as 'Josephine' hope she proves us wrong...

(I mean, what was with picking Alexia??? Of all names, you pick the name of your mother-in-law's illegitimate half sister? The name 'Alexia' itself isn't the best choice anyway I think, although a nice name, it conjures up 'Russian exotic dancer' more than 'Dutch princess', to me, at least. Just my opinion, I am sure there are a lot of Alexia's in this world for whom the name is a perfect fit!

If they want the silly -ia thingy, why not go for an ultra Dutch name like Saskia for example. Note to Maxima: you may be latin, but you are princess of the Netherlands, my dear! No 'Alexia's' this time please!


Alexia was actually in honor of her father, Willem-Alexander. I don't think she had her mother-in-law's illegitimate sibling in mind.
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Old 01-13-2007, 05:20 PM
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Alexia was actually in honor of her father, Willem-Alexander. I don't think she had her mother-in-law's illegitimate sibling in mind.
I know that, but it's still an unfortunate choice. If they'd want to 'honor' Alexander, they could have gone with a slew of names beyond 'Alexia'. Think of Wilhelmina, Mina, Hella, Willemijn, Alexandra, Xandra, etc. etc. But no, it <had> to be Alexia. I'm sure Beatrix, privately, was amused. Not!
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Old 01-14-2007, 12:00 AM
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Just LOVE the name Josephine, but in the names department, I wouldn't vouch for Maxima's taste, so my bet is she wouldn't go for something as European classy as 'Josephine' hope she proves us wrong...

(I mean, what was with picking Alexia??? Of all names, you pick the name of your mother-in-law's illegitimate half sister? The name 'Alexia' itself isn't the best choice anyway I think, although a nice name, it conjures up 'Russian exotic dancer' more than 'Dutch princess', to me, at least. Just my opinion, I am sure there are a lot of Alexia's in this world for whom the name is a perfect fit!

If they want the silly -ia thingy, why not go for an ultra Dutch name like Saskia for example. Note to Maxima: you may be latin, but you are princess of the Netherlands, my dear! No 'Alexia's' this time please!
I love the name Josephine too. I think it would be a great name for a princess.

If they're going to continue with names starting with A I like Adela.
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:04 PM
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if it's a boy i'm most certain the name claus will be there :)
I do think alike, Carlota.

I just hope that they don't call him Pluk... very peculiar Dutch name!
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:46 PM
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I do think alike, Carlota.

I just hope that they don't call him Pluk... very peculiar Dutch name!
I don´t hope so...
Does anyone have more ideas for boys' names? i think we focused on girls' names.
Do you think they will go traditional or unexpected?
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Old 01-26-2007, 09:09 PM
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I do think alike, Carlota.

I just hope that they don't call him Pluk... very peculiar Dutch name!
'Pluk' is the name of a well-known (in the Netherlands) fictional character named 'Pluk van de Petteflet', with 'Petteflat' being the name of the building this character lives in with his pet, a cocroach named Zaza.

I'm Dutch and besides the above-mentioned Pluk, I've never ever met anyone there with that name so I doubt the Princes of Orange or whatever their official title is, would pick this (although modern-day parents and baby names...one never knows what idiotic names they might pick..there aren't always the wisest choices out there, myoh my.. Hopefully Maxima won't be influenced by the "let's give the baby the most out-there name or else" trend! No "Pilot Inspektor" or "Ninette" here please!
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Old 01-26-2007, 09:13 PM
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Ah you know what actually?

I'm thinking if they want to be clever with an eye to the future and the importance of networking etc., they should name their third daughter:

Silvia Mary
or
Elena Marit.

And if it's a boy, he really should be:

Kofi Victor Filip Charles Claudius

for example!
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Old 01-26-2007, 09:18 PM
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I don´t hope so...
Does anyone have more ideas for boys' names?
Wim
Adriaan
Kees (Pronounced: 'Case')
Floris
Aart
Maarten
Tjaard
Gerard
Wouter
Reindert
Jos
Hans
Piet
Klaas

Ah..Dutch names, love em!
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