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September 25th, 2013 03:39 PM #1Junior Member
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Due in 10 days and hubby and I can't agree! HELP!!
So, we are due in 10 days and have yet to agree on a name. We are both picky. I tend to love romantic names while I think my husband has to associate the name with a person he either knows or knows of (i.e. celebrity.) Ugh. I'm also a teacher so many names have been ruined for me.
Here is what we have:
Hubby's choice is: Sophia
I had always liked this name but hate the popularity. Plus, I have had so many students with this name!
My choice: Eliana or Elliana
It is a variant of Elaine which is the name of my dearest aunt who passed away three months ago. It also means "God has answered" and we struggled 5 years to conceive. Plus, it's the only name that makes my heart jump. Hubby, however, seems to think it's too ethnic for our last name which is pretty WASP-y.
Other names we both like but not love:
Middle names we are considering:
Rene (after my sister's middle name)
Antonette or Antonietta (after my grandmother)
Can anyone help with a combination of these names or suggest new ones that might work? I'm so worried that we won't have a name by the time she gets here! Any help would be greatly appreciated.
September 25th, 2013 03:49 PM #3Isobel Yvonne 2/2014
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September 25th, 2013 05:24 PM #5Senior Member
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September 25th, 2013 05:34 PM #7Senior Member
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September 25th, 2013 05:35 PM #9
PLEASE go with Eliana! Absolutely gorgeous and clearly the perfect choice for you given the significance of the name and its meaning.
Hubby needs to snap out of it!! Would he rather have a kid that's one of 8 different Sophias in her class? Ugh. It's the NUMBER ONE most-used name in the country for goodness' sake!
Eliana Antonette is utter brilliance. But whatever middle you choose, please get husband on board with Eliana! (If I were you, I'd be pulling the, "I'm the one carrying and birthing this child, MY opinion counts more!" card... but that's just me. )It's a GIRL!! First babe, due 4/17.
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