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#1 of 161 Old 04-24-2009, 12:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i love how creative people are when it comes to naming their children. i especially notice it on this site, not sure why though! lol there are some truly beautiful and unique names among us. i thought we could share what they are!

i have a 2 year old boy named Leiken (Lay-Ken).
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My son's name is pronounced Ee-vo but spelled Ivo in keeping with my husband's ethnic heritage. I had met two Ivos before DS was born, but it's a very uncommon name in our part of the world.

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justin andrew (my stepson)
briana christina
brandy nicole
nicholas elijah
laura grace

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My 7 year old son is Davin Christopher. His grandpas are both named David so we wanted to use that but also have him get his own name as well. His middle name is dh's middle name.

My 2 year old son is Oakley Augustus. Oakley is a name we heard on a movie and dh loved. His middle name is something I've always loved. I wanted a little boy I could call Gus, which was my plan, but it didn't fit him.
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I have a Caleb Miguel. I wanted a Bible name, and also something easily pronouceable in both English and S[anish. I call him by his Spanish pronunciation a lot. (Kah-LEB) But i like the fact that it is spelled the same either way.

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Briana
Emilie
Madelyn

These were all names I liked best at the time.

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Logan Andrew
Desmond Alexander

Elizabeth wife to Matt , mom to Logan (2/21/01) , and little man Desmond (9/23/08)

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My daughter is called Rowan Sage.

I'm Megan , married to Steve, mama to Rowan (11/07) and thrilled to be 03/10!
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Good choice. That is my name.

Noah Odell Spencer - all family names

James Andrew Sullivan(we call him Sully) - Sullivan was a name we liked and the others are family names.
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This will be fun! My friend, who is expecting a boy, is looking for names. I will be forwarding some of these to her! Thanks mamas! So far, I am loving Rowan, Oakley and Leiken!


Mine:

Andrew David
Connor Clayton
Baylie Marie
Kendyll Bliss
Delaney Grace

me-45, DH-46, ds1-23, ds2-18, dd1-17, dd2-14, dd3-4....hoping for #6.....

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Good choice. That is my name.
that's neat!! I always loved the name nicole, but more for a middle name than a first name. When i was pregnant with my second I thought she'd be my last lol and thought it would be cute to do 2 'b' names

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Mine have common names.

Logan William
Quentin Theodore
Ethan Andrew
Hannah Rose
Kayla Marie
Abigail Elizabeth

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DS is Brodie Avalon
DD was Mackenzie MiChele (MiChele is MIL's name)

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Mine have common names.

Logan William
Quentin Theodore
Ethan Andrew
Hannah Rose
Kayla Marie
Abigail Elizabeth

maybe more common than not, but not cookie cutter names! They're wonderful!

Mine are,

Henry Alan (DH has same middle name)
Milo Wallace (we both like the actor Wallace Shawn)

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Elizabeth Amelia
Elijah Alexander
Joshua Samuel
Benjamin David

Future babies are either ...
Rebekah Grace
or
Christian Matthew

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Caroline Tulip

Jenna in love with my DH Jon, loving our 2.5 year old, Caroline Tulip, and expecting another little one in August!
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Xan Sebastian [he's named for a close friend of dh's who died when they were 18...plus I just loved the name!]

Ella Sophie [bummed about how common Ella is getting, but she's named for my grandma]

both middle names are just names we liked

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Jackson Edward & Lucy Elizabeth

All names are family names (well Jackson is a variation of Jack)
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maybe more common than not, but not cookie cutter names! They're wonderful!

Mine are,

Henry Alan (DH has same middle name)
Milo Wallace (we both like the actor Wallace Shawn)
: Thanks! Yours are great too!

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Riley Ann - I had picked the name Riley out for a little girl when I was 16 - go figure that the first year I am able to use it, Riley is in the top 10 for girls' names. Oh well - she's definitely a Riley!

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Anthony Malachi: no reason other than we just liked it. He's always gone by Malachi.

Zachariah Richard: was supposed to be Michaela Kathryn right up until the last minute, lol. My sister suggested Zachariah, and Richard is ex's dad's name. Goes by Zach, hates Zachariah, most people think it's Zachary.

Joshua Darryl: needed a biblical name to go along with the first two, and Darryl is my dad's name.

Allison Rose: (my stepdaughter) Named after her mother's mother Alice Rose.

John Christopher Van: Named after me and DH (Johnny & Kristine) and um.... the wrestler Rob Van Dam : DH's idea of course! He goes by J.C.

If he had been a girl he would've been Callasandra Riley, called Callie for short.


I love love love the names Kendyll Bliss and Caroline Tulip!
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Ethan Bryan- Bryan is DH's middle name.

Poppy Kristine- Kristine is my middle name.

wife to DH 2/03, mama to DS 3/03 & DD 1/09
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ooohhh. . .can we do future names, too?

If ds2 had been a girl, we'd have named him Dinah Grace. DS1 would have been Alice Rene.

If we get twins girls, they'll most likely be Lydia Marie and Lilly Margaret.

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my little girl is judah magnolia

if she had been a boy, it probably would have been orion. or robin whistler.

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Ella Rose (ella is loosely based on MIL's name- Pamela, rose is from my grandmother Rosemary)

and Lila Belle (Lila because one if it's meanings is lilac, and we wantd another flower name, and Belle from my great-great-grandmother, Belle)

if we'd had a boy he would have been Jasper Carl.
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Aurora Dawn
Azarae Duske

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Ooh, fun!!

My girl is Quinn Madeleine.

Future boy: Rowan or Stellan or Sullivan, middle name Blue. Future girl, not sure but getting some good ideas here!!!

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My ds is Rio Justus
My grandpa was MaRIOn. I wanted to name ds Marion and call him Rio, but his Dad was against it. So, he's Rio. I really loved water-meaning names... felt very drawn to them, so I also thought about Kai (ocean). Ended up with Rio (Spanish word for river) b/c of the connection with my grandpa.

If he was a girl I had thought about Ani or Aubry.
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If we had had a girl her name would have been Autumn Rose. I love the name Evangeline, and I also go back and forth wanting to add in my grandma's name (LaVeeda (sp?) Bernadine).

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