Rosamund

Alright, I can lay this infatuation at Emmy Jo’s feet, I first realised just how much I liked it after reading her “Names that Sound Like No Other” post and have been toying with the idea of Rosamund ever since. This is one of my favorite 499px-queen_eleanor__fair_rosamund         pictures, ever.  I love the imps & the cherubs!  This is the reason I cannot stand the spelling Eleanor (or Aliénor or  Éléonore as well) and prefer Elinor.  Nevermind that Elinor is family and Eleanor is not.

Fair Rosamund Clifford has been a fascination for me since I was a small child and wow, would I love to use Rosamund up front but have hit a brick wall, in terms of nicknames. I already have a Josephine, Josie and while Josephine & Rosamund look spectacular together, and while I don’t mind full names rhyming a bit, I think Josie & Rosie is a bit much. Then again, they don’t exactly rhyme. Josie is jo-see, Rosie would be rose-ee. But that’s likely to just be here, at home, even though Josie’s already taken to correcting people at school, as she did last week.  Whether she keeps that up with her peers is something I’m leaving up to her. What I’m looking for are other possible nicknames for Rosamund. Are there any? I can’t think of a single thing but then, I’m a bit brain dead at the moment.  Can anyone help?  I’d really appreciate it!  Thanks!

I have a few beginnings, not sure if it’ll go further but here they are, see if anything jumps:

Rosamund Cora, Mina
Rosamund Ivy
Rosamund Xanthe, Sophie, Oona
Rosamund Clara, Helen
Rosamund Alice, Ruby, Frances
Rosamund Viola
Rosamund Lydia
Rosamund Lucy, Pearl
Rosamund Sylvie, Tilley
Rosamund Sibyl

 

So overall, what do you think? Am I nuts?