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Since one of my patristics friends guessed the name, I'll give you the top three (in order):

Perpetua (http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06029a.htm)
Constance
Ingrid

Perpetua is our top choice, partly because we think it's pretty and mostly because we like the saint for whom she would be named. (Also, an irony - she was gored by a bull and so has been named the patron saint of cattle. An appropriate saint for a child born in Texas, eh?)

Constance come from the virtue, of course. And is pretty.

Ingrid is just, well, pretty. There is an Ingrid of Sweden, but we don't know anything about her yet. Our main hesitation about Ingrid is that it is just so very Scandanavian-sounding and we have no heritage of it on either side of the family.

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loveminus0
Apr. 24th, 2009 06:23 pm (UTC)
Hurray! Thanks. All this encourage for Perpetua is helping. Lewis and I far prefer it, but were getting a bit discouraged by all the hesitancy.

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