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post #21 of 119
You know, it just occurred to me that we should maybe name this baby Bacardi or possibly Mojito.

Salihah, my oldest is named after my dad and my FIL (Michael Clinton). Nicholas, my third, is named after my husband's grandma, and if this baby is a girl and we use Beatrice as a middle name, she'll be named after my husband's grandmother. I guess I just figure people can deal. I may have a lot of kids, but there's no way in hell I'm ever going to have enough to name one after everyone.
post #22 of 119
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Originally Posted by annettemarie View Post
You know, it just occurred to me that we should maybe name this baby Bacardi or possibly Mojito. .
I went to school with Sherri, met several Brandi and even yes, a Tequilah once.
post #23 of 119
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Thanks!
Django is pronounced Jango with a hard a...it means "I awake"
Yay I got it right

My oldest had my maternal grandfathers name (James) for a middle name. My youngest is named for my FIL (Steven) and my paternal grandfather's middle name (Coan.) My grandfather refused to let me use his first name for a boy (not that I would LOL) because he hates it (Leslie.) He did say if wished to name our girl that we could

I'm really stuck on the name Grayson for a boy. However I don't like that spelling.

Maybe more like: Gracian

What do you think?

As for a girl I really like Gracelyn

So here's my list.

Gracelyn Noelle
Gracelyn Abigail
Gracelyn Chloe

Gracian Daniel
Gracian Miles
Gracian Michael
post #24 of 119
We have had ours picked out for months, lol!

Girl - Malalai

Boy - Alexander

Now we just need middle names. DS has 2 middle names, both his grandpas, so it would be nice to find two family names for this one as well.
post #25 of 119
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I guess I just figure people can deal. I may have a lot of kids, but there's no way in hell I'm ever going to have enough to name one after everyone.
I like your attitude! I'm adopting it.
post #26 of 119
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My grandfather refused to let me use his first name for a boy (not that I would LOL) because he hates it (Leslie.)
There was a boy in my high school named Leslie that had a crush on me. He is now a mayor of his hometown and has been on state and national news recently because of flooding and energy costs issues.

It is a little surreal.
post #27 of 119
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What do you all think of naming a baby after a family member or friend? Has anyone done it? Did/do you think other family members would feel a bit like "why not me?" sort of thing?
Of the two babies in our families (one's on my side, one's on DH's) that are named after relatives, BOTH of them were born into circumstances that the "honoree" would not have approved. It's one thing to try and honor your dad by naming a child, but it's much better to honor him by not dragging the family name through the mud, KWIM? That's my experience with the names, anyway.
Personally, I want my child to have his own name. I don't want to think of someone else when I say my child's name, I want to think of him.

If it's a boy, Hollis Mason, if it's a girl, Tabitha Jo. We're not telling the family because it's not up for debate! (And our families... they're debaters.)
post #28 of 119
Fun thread!

We have two "Presidents" right now so if our next is a boy, we are heavily thinking Cleveland or Clinton. I also like Grant, Franklin and Henry. All presidental names. Both boys middle names mean "son of the redheaded man", so we want to stick to a "red" theme there, if we can. Ross is my top fave middle name, tho Hubby has a hard time getting over the David Schwimmer reference.

If we get a girl... we like Mary or Rose. Mary Kate has been our top fave since pre-children, but Hubby is thinking he wants a little Rosie!

edit to add: we don't tell anyone our names until they are born... except maybe online here
post #29 of 119
My first kid's middle name is Clinton! But it's a family name, not after the president,
post #30 of 119
Our DD is Siobhan Elizabeth. We still have our boy name from last time - Cayden Alexander.

I'm trying to get ideas for a girl name. So far I like:

Alyssa
Anya

and maybe Mei as a middle name...
post #31 of 119
So, my five-year-old said today:
If it's a girl, we should name he Annabeth.
If it's a boy, we should name him Rico.
And if it's a dog, we can name it Marley.

post #32 of 119
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Originally Posted by annettemarie View Post
So, my five-year-old said today:
If it's a girl, we should name he Annabeth.
If it's a boy, we should name him Rico.
And if it's a dog, we can name it Marley.

LOL thats hilarious!! And I really like Annabeth!
post #33 of 119
not in your DDC.. but I love name threads.

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All our sons' names start with a vowel. Also either the first or second name is easily accepted in the Filipino community (ie Spanish or Italian origin makes it easy to pronounce or spell in Tagalog). The girls on my side of the family, however, have a middle name that is from a maternal family member. My sister's middle name is after my mother's mother, my middle name is after my father's mother, my one niece's first name is after a family ancestor, you get the picture.

So anyway, we have an A, an E, an I, and an O. So that leaves U or perhaps Y.

there aren't that many.

Ursula
Yasmine
Utah (but we have never lived there nor plan to, so it seems silly, although one could certainly say the same for Uganda, Uruguay or Yugoslavia).
Uganda
Uruguay
Yugoslavia
Ulysses
Dp really likes Yoda, but I *think* he is kidding.
Upton
Urban
Unity
Utah Phillips is a pretty famous guy with the name Utah.
post #34 of 119
Okay, so we have now

Alder Ian
Banyan Alastaire
Cedar Ailsa
Durian Egan Aulay

So, for this baby, I need a tree name that begins with the letter 'E' and a celtic or nordic middle name. The initials need to spell something too. Our last name begins with an R.

The only e trees I can find are Elm and Eucalyptus, and I guess I should learn to spell that if it's going to be my childs name.......
post #35 of 119
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If it's a boy, Hollis Mason
After Nite Owl, or is that a coincidence?

We don't plan on finding out the sex, and even if we did, we'll be waiting until the baby's born until we choose a name. I have a list of favorites, and all the middle names are after loved ones.

Jack Eric (for husband's best friend)
Amelia Louise (middle name of my granny and myself)
Evelyn Elisabeth (both of my best friends have the same middle name)
Nora/Norah Jean (my sister's middle name)
Mariel Nan (both mothers have variations of Nan for first names)
Daniel Clark (mother's maiden name)
Robert George (deceased grandpa)

I fully realize that if I ever have two sons, they could be named Jack and Daniel, and I have decided I don't care.
post #36 of 119
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Our DD is Siobhan Elizabeth.
I love the name Siobhan!! Dh isn't crazy about it, but he'd deal with it if I wanted a Siobhan .

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After Nite Owl, or is that a coincidence?
That's a hard question to answer. I put the names together separate from The Watchmen, and he got a stupid smile and told me about Nite Owl. I firmly believe that in his mind, he is naming the child after his best friend from childhood (Mason) and one of his favorite graphic novel characters. To me it's a coincidence, even though I *have* read half of the novel and should've known that was his name. Maybe that's where I subconsciously got the name?
post #37 of 119
girl - Heidi Marie
boy - noooooooo clue
post #38 of 119
It's a nice name, anyway, sjsbates. I'm sure my husband would die of happiness if we named a son Edward Blake. Maybe if I have like four sons I'll run out of names and it'll grow on me.
post #39 of 119
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Also Yvonne (but I hate it) and Yves (but I am not sure how to pronounce it).
Yves (boy's name) is pronounced roughly "Eve" (it's not quite the same when said in french, but very close - the "E" is a little shorter). I had a crush on an Yves in my late teens

We haven't really talked about it yet. Our DD is Laurel, but we don't have any plans to continue with a theme. I'm also pretty definite on not using names on a Top 20 list, which might preclude some of the names below! I also want names that work well in French, because our children will go to French Immersion - I'm not sure all of the names below fit that criteria either!

For a girl I like

Anna
Petra
Bridget/Brigitte
Beatrice
Kathleen/Katherine
Frances

For a boy

Robert (definitely my first choice)
Michael
Aidan
Gavin

DH has an absolute horror of anything but quite traditional names so it's not even worth fantasizing about them! I may be able to get a Scottish name in there for heritage reasons (I was born in Scotland, DH's grandparents are from there) but even that's dicey.

Ah well... there are lots of nice "traditional" names!
post #40 of 119
My daughters names are Audrey Elaine and Lydia Lenore.

So if we have another girl she will be Annabel Lee

And a boy will be Shane Jethro

Annabel Lee is because we are Poe fans. Shane is from a man I met about 10 years ago. Yes it was a romantic fling but still to this day he is quite possibly the most handsome man I have ever seen in my life. He trumps Johnny Depp any day. Also Shane was my grandfathers favorite movie. And Jethro is just a cool name that I think is misunderstood as being some hillbilly name. Thanks Hollywood.
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