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April 30th, 2014 05:23 PM #1Senior Member
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Glen is an honor name I may considering using some day. It is very special to me and while I think it's a nice sturdy name, I would only use it as a middle name because it's not exactly my style
what are your opinions on Glen as a middle name?
What first names do you like with it? I feel it doesn't fit a lot of names on my list since my top 3 are very G heavy (Morgan, Grady, Grant)
Is there another way to honor this name without actually using the it? such as a variation or similar name?
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April 30th, 2014 10:03 PM #3Senior Member
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I love Glen as a middle name. I also like it as a first name. It's on my list too because it honors my grandfather.
Variations (some may be a stretch but they work for me, especially if it's just a middle name):
GlenwoodHonor Names: Alda, Bernice, Glenia, Glenna, Glennora, Ismay, Lillian, Rosemarie \&\ Alden, Davis, Harley, Rudy
Other Favorites: Carolina, Emmelina, Josephine \&\ August, Jasper, Oliver
Newest Additions to my List: Juniper \&\ Frank, Gus
May 1st, 2014 09:11 AM #5Senior Member
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May 1st, 2014 09:29 AM #7Josephine, wife to Robert
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May 1st, 2014 07:22 PM #9
Yes to Glen! I adore it as a middle name. As proof, my son oldest son is Daniel Glen. Granted, it's my father-in-law's middle name, and my husband asked if we could use it. I would have objected if I didn't love it. Instead, I immediately agreed. Glen is crisp, smooth, and yet strong. The hard G is manly to my ears. Even though it is just four letters, three of the letters are consonants, making it rich and substantial.
I think that Glen goes well with most first names, except: (1) Those with the hard G sound (2) One-syllable first names, or (3) Names that are rhymey or have the same sounds like Dennis, Benjamin, and Evan.
The middle name of Glen for my son has been a delight for me. So much so, that about 80% of the time, I call him "Daniel Glen." I also adore these combo ideas:
Daniel Glen (can't resist including it)
Last edited by everwaiteing; May 1st, 2014 at 07:25 PM.Mother of three teenagers: (1) Daniel Glen, (2) Timothy Austin, and (3) Rebecca Jane. All middle names honor family, with Jane used three generations in a row. (A second girl would have been Susanna Eve).