View Poll Results: Same Initials for First and last name - yay or nay?
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February 24th, 2013 06:55 PM #1
First names with the same initial as the last name?
Are they do-able? Should they be avoided?
Feel free to add any comments about your rationale; it's very appreciated.moving to new account with username I like more... since we can't just change them
February 24th, 2013 07:00 PM #3
I think it can be really striking. In general, I wouldn't, but it depends.Names I enjoy:
Girls: Lucy, Elena, Lake, Sylvie
Boys: Jack, Eamon, Sylvan, Theo
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February 24th, 2013 07:14 PM #5Senior Member
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February 24th, 2013 07:34 PM #7Senior Member
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Yes yes yes!! My son's name has the same first and last initial. I love the way it sounds. I agree with pps, though that if it's too matchy, it's a little weird. Like Phillip Phillips --- eh, no. But if it's done well, it can give a name a very impressive sound. Stephen Sondheim, Greta Garbo, Sam Spade (fictional, obviously), Marilyn Monroe (real person, created name), Ronald Reagan ... I know there are tons more, but those are the only ones that come to mind immediately. I'm a huge fan of alliterative names.
February 24th, 2013 09:53 PM #9
I sure hope they're okay! My all-time favorite girls name is Nora, hands-down. But my boyfriend's last name starts with N and is one syllable. I'm hoping that everything will work if we ever use that name!♂ Seth Joshua, Kenneth Ryan, Gordon Thomas, Benjamin Ray, Elliott Joseph ♂
♀ Joanna Kathryn, Melody Beth, Clarissa May, Tessa Diane, Iris Natalie ♀