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May 20th, 2013 01:25 AM #26Member
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- Santa Monica, CA
I think it's cute with two children. Like the others said, as long as the two have a different sound. I'm most likely doing it with my upcoming 2nd only b/c I happen to love a name that happens to share the first letter as my first. And fortunately, the names sound different. My husband and I do not share that initial and have different initials from one another. So I think it's a cute little sibset connector. And as others say, three would likely look contrived but not two.
May 20th, 2013 03:46 PM #28Mother to two lovely kiddos, Mila Arden and Cato Bennett
Currently dreaming of...
Atlas Bram, Abel Octavian, Abel Roscoe
Lyra Blythe, Delphi Winter, Elowen Sage, Inka Blythe, Anouk Thessaly
May 20th, 2013 11:30 PM #30
IMO, same-initial sharing between sibs is not a big deal as long as the names are otherwise distinct...and as long as it's not done to a Duggar-level extreme.
I admit reusing a first initial is not my first choice, and it's not something I'd do if I were picking a name by myself. As luck would have it, my partner and I both came into our relationship with sons who have N- names. DBF is enamored with the idea of using another N- name if we ever have a boy together. He loves the thought of all our boys--his, mine, and ours--sharing that connection. Since I think the sentiment is sweet, I don't want to crush his (rare) name enthusiasm, and there actually is another N- name we both love, I have agreed to it. I don't know if it will ever happen, but if we have a son, we'll end up with Noah, Nicholas, and Nathaniel.----
Mom to N
Malcolm, Tristan, Aaron, Garrett, Vincent
Iris, Bridget, Bonnie, Averill, Petra
May 21st, 2013 02:27 AM #32
I don't really like it, but I wouldn't go out of my way to avoid it.I'm not feeling incredibly profound at the moment. Check back later.
July 18th, 2013 08:22 PM #34Senior Member
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I think it's fine if you're only going to have a few kids and if it's a letter than can has a lot of different sounds. I think all of your names sound pretty different despite all starting with E so I say go for it.