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Thread: A brother for Priya & Theo
October 5th, 2013 05:23 PM #1Junior Member
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A brother for Priya & Theo
I am very happy to announce we welcomed our son this week past and named him Florin Frederick. He joins Priya Grace and Theo Mabini
I posted during his pregnancy how I would like to use a name with a nod to the Princess Bride (my favourite book & film) and Florin was an option I was considering. I got some great feedback on that thread and Florin only continued to grow on me for reasons outside of it's Princess Bride connection. I love the meaning (flower; flourishing) and loved that the Florin was a coin minted in Australia. We are Australian and my dad did his apprenticeship at the Australian Mint so I remember him telling me stories about coins as a child.
Frederick was my grandfathers name and I wanted to honour him and my mum and Nana by using it. Plus, we thought he might then get the nickname Freddie which we wouldn't mind. He actually reminds me of my grandfather too with a big round face and dimples The meaning 'peaceful ruler' also added to its appeal.
Thank you so much for all the feedback and help I had during the choosing process. I love nameberry <3
You can see a photo of him if you're interested at documentingdelight . com - he was pleasantly huge weighing 5.2kgs / 11lbs 4oz!
October 5th, 2013 05:52 PM #3
Congratulations & best wishes!Step-Mother to three lovely children - Josiah Lewis (14), Stella Evangeline (8), and Emma Catherine (4)
Expecting Baby Chicken on February 3, 2014
It's a boy!
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October 5th, 2013 08:06 PM #5Artemis Willow ☀ Cordelia Avalon ☀ Isabeau Forest ☀ Isadora Nightingale ☀ Lorelei Ondine ☀ Lyra Snow ☀ Pandora Everild ☀ Tabitha Eilonwy ☀ Thisbe Wildrose ☀ Thora Silmarien
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writing a novel and preparing for the baby making
our two furbabies: Sebastian & Oleander
October 6th, 2013 11:16 AM #7
Congratulations! Wow he sure is a big boy with a lovely name!
October 6th, 2013 11:41 AM #9~Cara
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