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Thread: Eve / Snow Middle Name Problems
April 23rd, 2013 01:05 AM #1Senior Member
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Eve / Snow Middle Name Problems
I'm really liking the idea of Eve as a middle, because my due date is Christmas Eve. BUT, we are likely using a first name ending in and "e" sound. Is it going to sound terrible? Our top names with Eve:
I have considered "Evie" as a first name, but I'm worried it would be pronounced eh-vie instead of ee-ve (my preferred prn), does that make sense?
Another possibility I really like is using Snow as a middle, BUT my current favorite is Sadie. And my husband immediate called her THE S.S. Ourlastname. Plus, it's a lot of s sound. So, I don't know.
Other middle names we like are Mae (after husband's Grandma Margaret), Kate, and Rose. Should I avoid Eve? Only use Snow for something other than Sadie? Any other ideas for me? Thanks!
April 23rd, 2013 01:39 AM #3
April 23rd, 2013 01:54 AM #5
I don't think the -ee ending sound works with Eve as a middle. I like your names. They just don't work with Eve. Which sucks because I love Eve too. :-(
I am an alliteration fan, and I LOVE Sadie Snow. I think it's glorious. Idk if the S.S. will be problematic or not. That's your call. But I'd probably do it. It's beautiful and cute at the same time.
I love Eve as a first name, but I dislike the name Evie. Still, being totally objective even if you want to call her Evie, I would name her Eve officially and call her that. You and she both will be glad you did when she gets older and has the option of a proper first with a bit more gravitas.
That said, if you do decide on Evie as a first I don't see any pronunciation problems. I feel pretty confident that most will see it and say EE-vee.
Although my taste is not exactly the same as yours I really like your style and think you're gonna come up with something really good. I would encourage you though to keep thinking outside the box with middles. Snow and Eve are awesome, but May and Rose and Kate feel a bit tired, frankly. Other one syllable middles you might consider are Liv and Faye. Sadie Faye is adorable.
April 23rd, 2013 01:58 AM #7Senior Member
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If the last name is long, then some of these are possible. If your last name is short. I would find either a longer first name or middle name.
Maggie and Kate are such a nicknams . The rest are fine. I don't think they sound good with Eve though. I like
Rose Eve nn Rosie
Grace Eve nn Gracie
I don't Sadie Snow seems ok. Not sure one way or the other.
April 23rd, 2013 02:02 AM #9Member
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