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i need some ideas here. we had a girl name to go with it, but dh decided he doesnt like it anymore . its an easy middle name to pair a first name with, i just need some ideas!

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That's our chosen middle name too! I think soooo many names fit nicely with it. What are some names you like??
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I have an Allie (Allison) Joy

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My sister's name is Rebecca Joy.

I have a friend named Kari Joy.
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My youngest is Lilia Joy - we also had the middle name first.

I think any name ending in a or n goes great with Joy.

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Not sure why, but the first thing that came to mind for me when reading the thread title was "Delilah"
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My sister is Amanda Joy.

Luckily, it looks like you still have plenty of time to decide on a name!

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Come on now, OP, you've got to give us name mavens something more to work with here. Are you looking for a Biblical name, literary allusion, geographical, classic, trendy, old-fashioned, highly unusual...what?
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lol sorry guys, started snowing here and i got distracted! i have picked tons of names. among them caroline, kinsey, macy, eva.... probably 10 more on top of those. dh doesnt like any of them except evelyn and lucille. i like lucy, but i am not crazy about lucille. evelyn is alright, but i want a couple more options to ponder. im going to ask him what he thinks of eden. he said MAYBE to caroline, so that may be another option. i like all kinds of names, which is why i came here to ask. lol.

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Lucille is terrific! And you've got your Lucy as a nickname built right in.
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oh boy dh just said he would consider eden! i actually really like that one so it may work. i think between eden and evelyn things are looking up! good thing we have a few more months to make a decision. LOL.

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Oh I like the name Evelyn! If you don't like the name Lucille, would you like something like Lucia? You can still have Lucy as the nickname.

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My sister is Marcy Joy.

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Aurora Joy, Ariana Joy, Elizabeth Joy, Lila Joy, Susanna Joy, Natalia Joy, Amelia Joy, Olivia Joy, etc.--girl's names are soooo easy (sigh!).
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I think Eden Joy is beautiful! And it means delight! Delight and Joy.

Love it.
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How about Bethany? Any One Tree Hill fans? Bethany Joy is an actress on the show.

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How about Bethany? Any One Tree Hill fans? Bethany Joy is an actress on the show.
Ha! I just came here to post Bethany. I have a very good friend named Bethany Joy.

I also think that Sarah Joy is nice.

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Clara joy came into my head
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Hannah Joy. Rebecca Joy. Samantha Joy- anything 2 or more syllables.

Of the ones you've posted, I like Evelyn Joy.

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Another option for using Lucy would be Lucinda....Lucinda Joy sounds pretty good!

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Ayla Joy.

That was going to be the name of my third daughter if I would have had one (unfortunately I had to have a hysterectomy) but I LOVE that name and I really love that MIDDLE name.
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I would have been a Jessica Joy but my dad had to have my initials spell a word.

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Not sure why, but the first thing that came to mind for me when reading the thread title was "Delilah"
A friend of mine has a baby girl named Delilah Joy

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ooh i love ayla and delilah! ill have to run those by dh too. and i realize now that joy is a super easy middle name to match first names with, lol.

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a friend of mine has a baby girl named delilah joy
must be some weird energy about that name or something! I can never think of names for anyone else, lol!
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dh doesnt like any of them except evelyn and lucille. i like lucy, but i am not crazy about lucille. evelyn is alright, but i want a couple more options to ponder. im going to ask him what he thinks of eden. he said MAYBE to caroline, so that may be another option. i like all kinds of names, which is why i came here to ask. lol.
How about Lucia Joy? I love it and would have used it except Lucia is MILs middle name :

I also love Evelyn and Evelyn Joy is lovely!

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My youngest is Lilia Joy
Our youngest is Lydia Joy. Close!!

I like the ones you've picked. We didn't decide for sure on DD2's name until she was born, though.
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