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  1. #6
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    I would probably use the full last name. Only using a part of it makes it seem less substantial.
    Ttc a baby brother or sister for Luther Wolf!

  2. #8
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    If your maiden name was particularly challenging to say or spell, I'd say go with the homonym. But in this case, Solais looks just as graceful and intuitive pronunciation-wise. I'd say Solais.

  3. #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by uselesskitty View Post
    I would probably use the full last name. Only using a part of it makes it seem less substantial.
    I agree with this. If it was a first name, I might go with the one less challenging to spell/prounounce. But as a middle, I would use the full name without alterations.

  4. #12
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    Waking this up to get some more opinions!

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    Alexander Owen ~ Patrick Thomas ~ Jeremy Shea ~ Nolan Jack ~ Conor Arlo ~ Evan Daniel ~ Samuel Mark
    Nora ~ Claire ~ Stella ~ Maura ~ Madeleine ~ Violet ~ Victoria ~ Ava ~ Gabrielle ~ Leah ~ Soleil


  5. #14
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    As someone who plans on using only part of her maiden name as a middle if we ever have a son, I don't see the problem with it. I don't think it makes the reference any less substantial. I would use the same spelling as is used in your name, but use whatever part you feel is best.
    My girls: Grace Patricia "Gracie Pat" & Eloise Martha "Elsie Mae"
    If we had a baby today: Moira Jane OR Desmond Walter
    Guys: Julian, Amos, Tobias, August, Silas, Peter
    Dolls: Iris, Marian, Hazel, Flora, Margo, Agnes

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