All the names are of Japanese origin, we thought of non Japanese names too, but they didnt quite fit with the surname.
DD is Adrienne
DS is Lane Roallan
DD2 is Rylin
I like a little more unique names.
~Katie~ married to J, mom to DD- A 13 yrs ,DS- L 7yrs , and my little nursling DD2- R 5yrs.
My kids have half weird and half norm names.
We Adopted Landan so we didnt pick his name. but his middle name is Lowell which we did pick. after my grandfather. Not super common anymore.
Then the twins are River Jordan and Toccoa Gabriel. I have never seen toccoa before in a persons name but its the name of a really lovely waterfall here. The name means "beautiful" in Cherokee. His middle name meaning messenger of God.
The other names on our list were
Breck or Brecken (Bc we used to live in breckenridge lol)
Checker (same name as a friend son)
and then for girls we had
Luka Keamogetswe (latin and sesotho meaning light and welcome)
Tiisetsto Kai (sesotho and hawaiin meaning perseverance and ocean)
other options were:
My sons are Kelly and Evan - not unusual (although Kelly is unusual as a boy's name these days).
I have a nephew named Darton, which is definitely unusual, although I'm used to it now.
Our boys are :
Edmund Elliott Douglas (goes by Elliott)
Oscar Simon Sebastian (goes by Oscar)
Other boy names that I like are :
Henry, Harold, Silas, Thomas, Gideon
Mother to one Little Flower Child 3/08 and one little squirmy boy 4/12 , Wife to ,I am a Vegan Pagan. We , !
wife to wonderful mama of three-DS1 born December 30, 2005 and DS2 born September 27, 2008 and one lovely little girl born September 7, 2011
I'm Rach, full-time mama and part-time doula. I love my city life with Mr. J , Little J (05/03/10), and brand new Baby V (02/11/13)!
I also like:
Sadly, Jan 21, 2011 m/c 6w5d
DS1 is Aiden Alexander
DS 2 is Keagan Ryan
While I was saddened that Aiden became so popular before my son was born, I knew that would be his name anyway. Keagan is less common, but I have seen reference to it here or there.
We got names largely by looking back through the family trees.
(Of course, that also tells you where our families are from huh?)
I also have a Breena Shey, a Hanah Starr, and an Aaralyn Phoenyx.
Happy Homesteading Homeschooling Homebirthing Beekeeping Dready (& a bit redneck even) Mama to 4 fab kids : dd (23), dd (13), ds (11), dd (5)
some of my oldest son's friends names that are a bit unusual are:
Sodapop (I kid you not! goes by Soda or Sodie)