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September 1st, 2013 03:03 PM #1Junior Member
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Trouble with Mae
We are currently not expecting, but trying for baby #2! We have a 1 year old daughter named Adeline. I have loved this name since I was in the 7th grade, we contemplated the names Mae and Bristol (family name). My best friend just had a daughter a few months ago and named her Bristol Mae. And they call her Bristol sometimes and they call her Mae too. Their 3 year old cant say Bristol so calls her Mae, and so sometimes thats what other people call her. The only name my husband and I agree on is Mae, and it is my #1 choice. Do you think it would be ok to name her Mae, even though my friend has a daughter they call Mae? I dont feel right using Bristol since it is the first name of her child. Any suggestions for names like Mae?
Other names I like are :
Constance ( but hate Connie)
Harper ( becoming to popular)
Layla ( to popular)
Names my husband loves are:
September 1st, 2013 03:14 PM #3
I just had this same problem with a friend. I talked to her and she said it wasn't an issue- use whatever name we wanted. I picked my second fav choice as it was further from her daughters name.
Could be nn Mae
Maeve and Adeline are a sweet pairing.
Names you might like:
Emmeline ( same ending as Adeline)
Lilia*Magnolia Alice /Evangeline Wildflower/ Emmeline Willow*
*Anouk, Amoret, Cordelia, Olive, Beatrix, Eugenie, Marigold, Adelina, Ondine, Guinevere, Luna, Neve, Georgiana, Atalune, Grey, Snow, Matilda, Fleur, Sophie, Florence, Clover, Ottlilie, Sophronia, Guinivere*
*Augusten Wolf/ Rowan Silas/Atlas Wolf*
*Osias, Caius, Cashel, Westley, Fennec, Grey, Thatcher, Ignatius, Hawthorne, Benedict, Atlas, Asher, Hugo,Caspian, August *
September 1st, 2013 03:22 PM #5
September 1st, 2013 03:24 PM #7
I've had the same problem with Zelda...only the person who used the name is not a friend, an annoying relative.
Maybe, causally ask the friend what she thinks?
Personally, since your friend and her family are using both names, interchangeably, I would use Mae as a middle name and find another first name that you and your husband like.
September 1st, 2013 03:38 PM #9Senior Member
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