Do you pick names that start with the same letter or not?
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Lee - posted on 04/15/2011
I just picked the same letter for my kids' first names (Sophia Kathrice & Shawn Jacob), then different letters on their second name. Just thought of this so there would be uniformity on their names. Now we are thinking another good name that starts with an S for our 3rd baby.
i would'nt because as they get older and ur screaming names across the house u end up calling kids the wrong names.i do it and my kids names don't start with the same letters.all the middle names could start w/same letter.
I don't think this really matters whether they start with the same letter or not. I grew up in a family of 5 kids, and my mom was always calling us by the wrong name (even though our names started with different letters). Heck, sometimes she even calls us by the dog's name! Now I do the same with my 4 kids. I think it just happens when you start having more than one kid to remember. For instance, my oldest daughter is the naughtiest, so whenever I have to yell at someone, I end up saying her name, just out of habit!
I have 4 kids whose names all begin with H. I didn't intentionally do that, but with my first two, the names we picked just happened to both start with H. When I was expecting my third, we just thought it would be fun to come up with a unique boy name that started with H, and with my fourth, well, hey! We had to continue the tradition. Their names are Hannah, Heidi, Harbor (my boy), and Hazel (we call her Hazie for short). We like to call them our 4-H family, and our farm is now called 4-H Farms, which is very fitting since both my husband and I are 4-H alumni members and still very heavily involved in the 4-H program. The only thing I would suggest though, is to make sure their middle name all starts with a different letter. Otherwise, when you label things, they all have the same initials!
Grannia - posted on 08/13/2009
Nameswith the same letter is nice and some children love to hear it
Do you pick names that start with the same letter or not?
When you pick names for the babies do you do names with the same letter or do you do different letters? Like if you do Sam would you do the other one with an S to?
Tricia - posted on 08/12/2009
i did it only because i wanted my children to have irish names and i liked aileen and aiden. if i have another one i may or may not stick to it not definate. i say find a name youll like since youre childs gonna have to live with it for the rest of their life and youll be happy matching or not.
Tina - posted on 08/12/2009
Hi! I have 5 year old identical twin boys who names are Nicky and Collin. What I've learned most is they both have different personalities and are different people. It doesn't matter what you name them as long as you feel happy with their names.
Judy - posted on 08/12/2009
More importantly that what their names begin with consider spellings of names. A lot of people come up with creative spellings for names and although they have that uniqness you will be spelling it every time you have to provide your childs name. I have all J's, Jada, Jaysen, Jalen and Julia. The J part is not a problem, but Jaysen's name is constantly misspelled on certificates and trophies, etc. The bottom line is that it is all personal preference. Good luck.
Hanna - posted on 08/11/2009
Um, i don't know if i would. me and my husband are from different backgrounds -- he's American of Puertan Rican descent and I am from Belgium but of Russian descent, so for our son's name we needed something international, something that exists in many cultures so that if our son decides to live outside of the US, it won't mean something bad or weird or be really uncommon in other languages. Biblical names were out of the question (for whatever reason he didn't want a Biblical name for our son) so we settled on Maximillian -- Maximilliano in Spanish, Massimo in Italian, Maximilien in French, Maxim in Russian, Maximillian in German & Dutch. So for our next baby, it would also have to be an international name, whether or not it starts with the same letter is not really a priority. Although I did work for an Italian family whose sons were named Mario, Marco & Mauro -- to this day i have to think about which one is which :)
Cassidy - posted on 08/11/2009
I don't but my husbands family does. His grandpa's name is Jerry, and his two sons are Jay and Jerry Jon. Jay is my husband's dad and he married Jody. Their two boys names are Jayson and Johnathon. Jody's sister's name is Jill and her husbands name is Jeff. They have three daughters Jessica, Jordan and Jaclyn. To think I met everyone in his family all on the same day for his brothers graduation party. I could barely remember his parents names lol. I am not going to do it though however, if we have a boy he wants it to have a J name.
Susan - posted on 08/10/2009
I used the same letter for my kids first and middle names.... Adam Mitchell and Abigail Mackenzie! I originally had only planned on using the same letter for middle names because my middle initial and their fathers middle initial was M but then I had picked Adam for my son and when my daughter arrived 4 yrs later I really liked the name Abigail and at the time it's wasnt a real popular name and I wanted something that wasnt real common.
Dee - posted on 08/10/2009
I have done this, not on purpose though, just because we liked those names and they just happen to start with the same letter. My brother starts with the same letter as me too. What I didnt think about is my ex, his names starts with the same letter as my kids. Didnt think about that until after the fact. (I know your wondering how I could not think of it, but it just happened).
Yohnnilee - posted on 08/10/2009
Please no. I find it annoying and unoriginal- truly no offense to moms that have done that, there are plenty of people that find it cute and fun, but for me personally I prefer completely original names. If you want to do a family name combine names. My sons name is a combo of Jonathan (a brother that passed away) and Stephen (my uncle that passed away when I was 15). Stephen is the traditionally pronunciation with the 'f' sound of 'ph' so it sounds like Steffan. My son's name is Jonaphen. We've talked about naming our next with a J name, but I don't think it'll come to pass. Plus it can get confusing when they all begin with the same letter and you start yelling at one and say the other and then they're both crying! Lol
Lisa - posted on 08/10/2009
Mine well I have 5 and they don't all match but it worked out well Nathan Stephen Aidan Aaron and Sylise Nathan's first name is actually Sylvester so I am S's and A's. I wanted names that went together well until I got my daughter then I made hers up
Ciera - posted on 08/09/2009
it just depends on if you like the name or not. my babys name iis arianna and i was thinking it wouold be weird if i had another one with the same letter but then i figured... who cares if i really like the name ... it does not matter
Kathi - posted on 08/09/2009
I've two daughters: Kristina & Katelyn. I was wanting to do a twist on the Jr. thing with my first, but didn't really want her to have the same name as me, so hence a name beginning with K. My second daughter's name means the same as mine, as well as beginning with K. Believe it or not, my Kris has named her first child (also a girl), Kaylynn.... The K names give us all a "special" connection~
Debbie - posted on 08/08/2009
I prefer different and with a different sound at the end too.
If you have two people with the same first letter of their name, then when mail comes for S Mickey who is it for?
Also the last sound eg if you have Alyssa, then don't go with Danica, because when you call for them all they will here is aaaaaaaa.
Hope that helps.
Rebecca - posted on 08/07/2009
i dont think i would, my sons name is Jake, we have looked at all names and cannot find another "J" name that we like in either boys or girls.
when we eventually have another it will be Luci-Anne for a girl and Ryan Johnothan for a boy
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