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#91 of 96 Old 10-29-2010, 09:16 PM
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My dd1's name is Elizabeth Anne. I felt a more traditional name would be best to go with her name when dd2 was born. Her name is Kathryn Rose. I was planning to name her Katherine Rose so they'd both have the same number of letters in their names, but Kathryn is a family spelling so we went with that instead.
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My son's name is Alastair. It means "defender of men". We were going to have another baby but lost it and we had pick out Aidan or Kylie, so we decided in their memory not to use those names again. And then my daughter's name is Kira and it means "Ruler of the people".

So apparently, we have a thing for STRONG names and names that start with A or K

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2 Bs, 2 Js.
Middle names.... we have 2 As, 2 Ms, and 2 Js (thats including parents) But the middle names werent on purpose.
We plan our next 2 to have a different beginning letter, but same to each other.
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Originally Posted by shanniesue2 View Post
I do this, too occasionally. I think all teachers do. When I was working on my degree, I was a TA at a preschool and the teacher I worked with kept a stamp next to her and any time she messed up a child's name, she'd give them a stamp on their hand.
lol If I did that, the kids would go home every day stamped from head to toe!

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My kids' namesdon't match except that they both end in A.

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Nope We have 3 kinda "out there" names, and 3 pretty average names that aren't wildly popular nor unheard of in our parts. We're still deciding on our "tiebreaker."
Somehow, they all gel together.
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