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August 14th, 2012 07:01 PM #1Junior Member
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Please Help with Middle Names!
Hi! After a long discussion, I think DH and I have finally narrowed down our list for DD#2. DD#1 is Mia Cosette (named for Les Mis). We would love to continue with a literary, Shakespearean, or "unconventional" middle name.
So let us have it! Any and all ideas for middle names for the following first names will be considered! Thank you!
August 14th, 2012 09:18 PM #3Married mother of 4 (plus one angel in heaven) thinking about TTC in 2 or 3 years
Griffin Asher~Ambrose Peregrine~Liam Christopher~Gabriel Ambrose
Genevieve Illyria~Elsa Fleur~Lucia Celeste
August 14th, 2012 09:30 PM #5Senior Member
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Ideas for a Shakespearean middle name:
Ella Cordelia, Ella Cressida, Ella Marina, Ella Octavia
Aria Rosalind, Aria Jessica, Aria Ophelia, Aria Regan
Lily Bianca, Lily Constance, Lily Katharina, Lily Perdita, Lily Tamora
Claire Helena, Claire Lavinia, Claire Miranda, Claire Paulina
Olivia Juliet, Olivia Cassandra, Olivia Ceres, Olivia Nerissa
Keira Imogen, Keira Lucetta, Keira Mariana, Keira Regan, Keira Rosaline
Julia Francisca, Julia Eleanor, Julia Lavinia, Julia Patience, Julia Valeria, Julia Beatrice
Charlotte Adriana, Charlotte Hermia, Charlotte Juno, Charlotte Portia, Charlotte Silvia, Charlotte Viola
Ideas for a literary middle name:
Ella Augusta, Ella Trinette, Ella Sophronia, Ella Lucinda, Ella Corisande, Ella Rosalie
Aria Jezalinda, Aria Zephyrine, Aria Clarisse, Aria Ginevra, Aria Esmeralda (Victor Hugo's other famous female)
Lily Arabella, Lily Rosamond, Lily Affery, Lily Calixta, Lily Aurora
Claire Eloisa, Claire Georgiana, Claire Briar Rose, Claire Victorine
Olivia Camilla, Olivia Antoinetta, Olivia Thomasina, Olivia Leontine
Keira Justine Marie, Keira Rosine, Keira Calliope, Keira Guinevere
Julia Frederica, Julia Modeste, Julia Amoret, Julia Belphoebe, Julia Honoria
Charlotte Leonie, Charlotte Zelie, Charlotte Ariadne, Charlotte Aida, Charlotte Leda
Last edited by teacherma; August 14th, 2012 at 09:55 PM."Don't try to be modern, it's the most old-fashioned thing there is," - Attilio, The Tiger and the Snow
Domenico/Dominic, Gianfranco/Gianpaolo, Giacomo, Antonio, Raphael, Calogero, Leopold, Angelo, Giorgio, Alban, Malachi, Dante, Mirek, Dario, Lionel, Asa
Katarina/Caterina, Irena, Silvia, Aniela, Delfina, Raffaella, Apollonia, Cecilia, Pasqualina, Rosalind/Rosina, Josephine, Allegra, Alba, Leokadia, Annunziata, Bronya, Adrasteia, Vincenza, Althea, Eurydice, Regina, Mirella, Arianell
August 14th, 2012 09:39 PM #7
I love so many from your list! Ella, Lily, Olivia, and Charlotte are my favorites. Do you have any favorite literary works? I would love to see Gwendolyn/Gwendolen as a MN for any of them (although Charlotte Gwendolen might be on the long side), for Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, or even Cecily for the same work. Olivia has added appeal for me, since it's already Shakespearean. I like Lily Ophelia or Charlotte Ophelia, as well, although I'm not sure how much I really love the Shakespearean Ophelia. Or Viola? I loved Viola in Twelfth Night, and Lily Viola/Charlotte Viola/Ella Viola are all adorable.
twenty-something name lover dreaming of adoption.
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August 14th, 2012 10:54 PM #9Senior Member
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I love your daughter's name! Another Les Miz fan here. I'm considering using Cosette as a middle when I have children and the other two literary names that I really like are Eppie (from Silas Marner) and Dulcinea or Dulcie (from Man of La Mancha).
I just came back to this post and realized that I hadn't listed any possible combos.
I really love Olivia Eppie with Mia Cosette! I also love Claire Dulcinea.
Last edited by sunshine.10; August 16th, 2012 at 02:11 PM.