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October 29th, 2013, 11:48 AM
For the record, I'd be very hesitant to rename (in terms of the name you will call them and put on their artwork) any child older than a year or so. Even if the younger kids can adjust quickly, it...
Love the name. I have a soft spot for Eu names! Our new baby was very nearly Euphemia.
Our surprise baby was born today (but just barely) at home. Flannery Katherine arrived at 12:32 am. I went into labor a bit early at 37.5 weeks, but my midwife let me have my homebirth since there...
Elspeth or Elise or Elinor/Eleanor or Ellery or Elena or Eloise. Or anything that ends in -elle really.
October 1st, 2013, 04:08 PM
I might delay for a few months, but there's no way I wouldn't vaccinate at all. It not only puts my child at risk, but also babies too young to be vaccinated should an unvaccinated child contract...
September 27th, 2013, 11:30 AM
I would say Vera as VEER-ah. I would pause more at Veira, but i'd just assume it was pronounced like the name Keira...so also VEER-ah. The only way I'd automatically say Vee-AIR-ah, would be if it...
I imagine MacAbee is not of Hebrew origin (Scots-Irish more likely), but it is identical in pronunciation to the Hebrew name Maccabee (from the Old Testament).
Having a bit of a dilemma over here. We want to use a family surname (MacAbee) for our son's middle name. It seems nitpicky, perhaps, but neither of us is crazy about the capitalization of the A. ...
September 8th, 2013, 11:18 AM
It's totally normal to start getting the baby itch in your twenties. It's just a normal biological reaction to all the hormones your body produces when you are fertile. It only gets worse! But,...
September 3rd, 2013, 08:04 PM
I think Susannah is lovely with Samuel, though Eloise/Elliot are a bit too similar. Susannah Grace or Susannah Louise would be nice alternatives.
September 3rd, 2013, 09:33 AM
I love Abel. It is one of those names that is NEVER used, yet almost everyone can instantly pronounce. I would like to meet an Abel. I might pair it with a longer middle name though.
September 3rd, 2013, 09:23 AM
The only one I don't like at all is Kimberlyn. Kimberley is pretty dated to the 80s, and Kimberlyn to the mid-90s when people were just adding LYN to anything that moved.
Some nice Scottish...
September 1st, 2013, 03:47 PM
Rahz (like OZ) uh lind. I would never think to pronounce it ROEZ.
I think Molly or Vivienne goes best with Adeline if you think you can't use Mae (which I prefer to both of those). Maybe the May spelling would differentiate it enough. Or Mae/May as a nn for...
I love John _____ combos. I think to like more surname-ish names with it, though. Any maiden names/family names that you could dig up? I also think that one or two syllable names sound best. I...
August 30th, 2013, 07:40 PM
Lo (for Laurence)
August 30th, 2013, 07:30 PM
I definitely have this. DH and I have been practicing shouting any prospective names. Some of them just feel odd or pretentious on the tongue. For example, we were (are) considering some double...
August 29th, 2013, 12:24 PM
Love Griffin. Oliver is fine, but I see him as a sister to an Amelia or Clara, etc, not an Addison.
August 29th, 2013, 12:14 PM
My favorites from your list are: Celeste Noel (totally underused name in my opinion), Scarlett Noel, and Arie Noel. I like Aria and Atlee okay (I'm assuming Atlee is a family surname). Amyrlin seems...
I really like Mary, but not as much as Anne. I like Mary as a middle a lot. If we have a girl, we'll be doing a middle name after my mother who is a Katherine Mary. It is used a lot in the South...
August 26th, 2013, 08:55 PM
August 25th, 2013, 05:47 PM
I really like Rosalind, prefer the nn Ros (Rahz) to Rosie, but either way is fine. Since Rosalind is a very old-fashioned name, I might pair it with something with a bit of a contemporary feel.
August 25th, 2013, 08:58 AM
With Kellan and Finn, I like:
Cormac (Cormac McCarthy is one of my favorite novelists)
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