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April 12th, 2014 02:18 PM #1Junior Member
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Brother to Asa
I'm seeking suggestions for our second son's name. Our 2-year-old is Asa William (first and middle, not a double first name), both are family names. We don't necessarily need to keep that up, but wouldn't want the new one to feel less belonging, so this one's middle name might be Merrill or John (family names) and the first name could be anything.
I like unusual, but not obscure or made-up names. Top-20 names are probably too common for the first name. (okay for the middle name, where we might use a family name)
I like 2-syllable names, but wouldn't rule out others.
Can't end with the "k" sound because last name starts with the "k" sound.
Can't end with the "ie", "ey", "ee" sound because last name ends with y.
My name is one of the Christie, Kirsten, Christina, Krista names from the '80s and I don't like how it is so confusable for others. I want a name that is easy to hear and spell correctly.
Along that vein, I'm very nervous about accidentally picking an up-and-coming name that blows up in popularity.
Favorites at this point:
Levi (hubby doesn't like)
Eli (common as nn for Elijah, but could come from another name or stand alone)
Thanks for your suggestions!
April 12th, 2014 02:32 PM #3Teenberry, amateur photographer, name enthusiast & royalist
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April 12th, 2014 03:06 PM #5
Congrats to you and welcome to Nameberry! I love the name Asa. I think Eli would be gorgeous for his silbing (Eli IS a full name not just a nickname). I like Levi and Wyatt too but Eli is my fave. Here are some suggestions.
Asa & Reuben
Asa & Joel
Asa & Hugo
Asa & Walter
Asa & Luther
Asa & Harlan
Asa & Roland
Asa & Byron
Asa & Maxwell
Asa & Beau
Asa & Milo
Asa & JudeAll the best,
April 12th, 2014 03:51 PM #7Senior Member
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April 12th, 2014 04:51 PM #9Senior Member
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