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May 16th, 2013 07:27 PM #1Junior Member
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- Apr 2013
It's a girl! But...trouble with mandatory middle :( Opinions please!!
While our boy list was sewn up long ago, a girl is so much harder since we are mandated to use the mn Ellen (I know nothing is mandatory, but it is. You know how the whole family tradition thing goes). While I like all the names on our list, I find some of them slightly awkward with Ellen. However, we are leaning towards the school of thought that we don't care too much how well they flow, as long as we love the first name. How many people really know/use your middle name anyway, right? We'd love your opinions, thanks!!
May 16th, 2013 07:34 PM #3
Meaning trumps flow in my book. I wouldn't let it affect which first name you use. If you really love one name in particular, you should use it, even if it doesn't flow well with Ellen.Mama Bear to Serenity (gone January 17th, 2011) and Luther Wolf
May 16th, 2013 07:36 PM #5Senior Member
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- Dec 2012
I think the first-name/surname flow is much more important than the first/middle one.
May 16th, 2013 07:42 PM #7
I agree, especially since Ellen has so much significance for your family.
Incidentally I think a great many names would sound fine with Ellen. Any three+ syllable first name, especially one with a lot of vowel sounds, would work well (except the ones that end with A, as that blurs a bit).
Totally random selection from lots of styles:
Waverly EllenBlade, MD
XY: Antoine Raphael (3.1.2012)
XX: Cassia Viviane Noor (11.30.2013)
May 16th, 2013 08:11 PM #9