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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Ontario, Canada

    Sebastian Aurelius Rune?

    What do you think of the combo Sebastian Aurelius Rune? I mentioned it to a friend (who's not a namenerd) and he said it sounded pretentious. I'm nowhere near having kids, but it seems totally usable and I would actually use it on a real baby. I figure that since middle names aren't used all the time and Sebastian isn't abnormal at all, it would be fine... wdyt?
    ~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3

    Favourite names:
    Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Scarlett, Felicity, Juliet
    Boys: Fitzwilliam, Sebastian, Percival, Oliver, Darcy, Orlando

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    I think it's a great combination, but I can see how a non name nerd would think it's pretentious. However, you're right, middle names are rarely used, and Sebastian is lovely. I like this combo a lot.
    ~ Mother of Violet Elizabeth Rose ~


  3. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    That is a stunning combo. I love Sebastian, I think it is very underused for such a great name! Can I steal the combo and put it on my list?
    Caspian ~ Genevieve ~ Benjamin ~ Claire ~ Sebastian

    Caspian Bartholomew & Claire Gwendolen

    Currently: Corisande + Icarus + Aurelia + Casimir + Octavia

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Western Pennsylvania
    I love everything about this combo. I don't think it's at all pretentious. I do really enjoy all three names separately and together.

    Also, if you're not pregnant yet I would be reluctant to share it with people you associate with in real life. Sometimes you say a name and it sticks with people and they want to use it too. I know for many it would mean that they wouldn't use the name anymore.

    @merrybells Genevieve Claire (Claire being one of the infinite middle name possibilities that I never narrowed down) was very nearly Gemma's name. Not being sure about a middle name definitively is kind of why we didn't use it, but when I found out she was a girl the first name that came to mind was Genevieve. I feel like I should've honored that.
    Not so done having children after all. We're not ready for TTC quite yet but when we do get pregnant,the husband handed sole naming rights over to his name obsessed wife!

    Bouncing Baby Boy: Tristan Ambrose * Ambrose Galahad* Gabriel Beauregard
    Little Lady: Genevieve Claire * Josephine Adele * Fleur Josephine * Morgana

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Xi'An, China
    I can completely see how he would say that (2 middle names, and the use of a rather obscure Roman name), but I don't think that you should ever let that deter you. I've loved Emiliana since my childhood (it honours a family member), and I was told the same thing by a friend... simply because it's a long name. This was far before vintage and long names were "in"... I've never changed my preference (although I've thought about it with Emma, Emilia, Amelia, and -ana names becoming popular), as I think it's a fine name... and I don't think a kid would mind it. Middle names don't matter much, and Sebastian is quite common (I know 3). In the end, the only people that need to like it are you, your husband, and your child.
    Emiliana Pari 郑煜曈 '14

    XX: Artemisia Baran, Ilaria Katayoun, Acadia Laleh, Rosalind Soraya, Camellia Sitareh, Aida Tahmineh

    XY: Raphael Artin, Soren Pasha, Caspian Bardia, Aryo Matthias, Lorenzo Kaveh

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