Opinions on baby names!

Jodi - posted on 03/13/2012 ( 50 moms have responded )

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My husband I are are expecting our second child this summer and we are having the hardest time picking out a name for a girl (my mommy intuition says girl all the way!). Our 2.5 year old's some name is Kaiden (Kay-den). If he was a girl, his name was going to be Aislyn (Aze-Lynn). The thing is, I'm not ready to let that name go, I love it so much! So my question is; do you think the names are too close together? Thanks for you opinion!

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Sherri - posted on 03/13/2012

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I don't think those names are close at all. I think it is a beautiful name and will go beautifully if you have a girl.

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Tonya - posted on 04/22/2012

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Hi Jodi I just wanted to let you know I had my baby ......its a girl and we chose the name Nevaeh Saige. Good Luck and i still love the combo you are thinking of.

Brooke - posted on 04/21/2012

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..ppl always want to pronounce it as AS-lyn though for some reason>?!? don't get it..haha

Jacqui - posted on 03/19/2012

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Kaiden and Aislyn are not at all close. Just be prepared for people to pronounce her name EYE-linn or AYE-linn.

Tonya - posted on 03/16/2012

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I think it is a great combination of names.



My first child's name is Ashlyn Rose and my second child was a boy, Brayden Nicholas. I had another daughter which was harder to pick a name, her name is Clarissa Regan. Now Im pregnant with my forth and having a hard time even settling with a name. Contracts to you and your family.

Alicia - posted on 03/16/2012

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Sounds great use it! I have four kids and I ended up using the name I had not been able to with the previous child with the next one four all three since mine alternated gender each time

Cindy - posted on 03/16/2012

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No these two names are not to close together. If you love it then use it! It sounds like a sweet name for a girl. I had a boy and girl name when my first was born. It was a boy but I kept my girl name until my girl was born 5 years later!

Marsia - posted on 03/16/2012

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I think Marsia will be right. What say about Babynology.com to find baby names?

EVELYN - posted on 03/15/2012

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I named our daughter Edhel (adelle) liked my spelling better. Her name is Edhel Christine

Carol - posted on 03/15/2012

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no not to close together I have 4 boys grown all names end with the same sounding sylables an's

If anything it brought them closer together as brothers

Francesca - posted on 03/15/2012

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Nope but think again about what the nicknames that are not so nice she might be called...the way you pronounce already leads me to one that isn't so nice....

Amy - posted on 03/15/2012

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Love that name and I don't think they are too close, they are both very cute names!=)

Angela - posted on 03/15/2012

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Not at all...I think they go together fabulously You name that baby whatever you like and don't listen to anyone...it is your child nobody elses

Pamela - posted on 03/15/2012

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Nope. As an English teacher they do not sound the same , nor are they formed with the same first letter.



However, don't be surprised when one day in a moment of anger or other confusion you call them by each other's names.....! Happens to the best of us! LOL!!!

Darlene - posted on 03/15/2012

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Choose the name you feel fits the child. Keep in mind the meaning of the name---the name will characterize the child. Congratulations!

Dee - posted on 03/15/2012

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I've got 3 boys & they've all got names ending in 'on' but the starts of their names are all different. I think your names go together nicely with enough difference

Merry - posted on 03/15/2012

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Seems you like irish names :)

I just have to give a shout out to my daughters Irish name Fierna

I've never heard of another Fierna, it means truth and it's a little village by a hill called Fierna.

Merry - posted on 03/15/2012

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I think they sound nice together.

Similar but not too close.

Go for it!

Kathy - posted on 03/15/2012

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I think they are both nice. I say use it. A friend of mine combined ainslynn with taisy and came up with a unique name. Maybe combine aislyn with something else..?

I do agree with the other comment about being careful with how unique you go, though. I know of a few kids who are going to be teased mercilessly because of their names!

Julie - posted on 03/15/2012

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Here in Ireland we pronounce it Ash-linn there is also a really pretty Irish name Aisling which is pronounced Ashling

sure look its grand, we have Jack Jake and Mack who are cousins, no hassle at all :)

Alexandra - posted on 03/14/2012

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i dont think they are close at all! I would only choose a certain name after knowing for sure if it is a girl or a boy.

Leah - posted on 03/14/2012

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Nope! Go with your heart! I have 6 (5 girls, 1 boy) and names for boys was our challenge. We had only 2 we could agree on ever, so that one left over was in reserve. We never used it, but we had it if needed! =)

Julie - posted on 03/14/2012

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I don't think there too much alike at all....if it is a girl and u don't use it as strongly as u feel about the name u will wish u had of chosen it besides if ur boy had been a girl this would have been his name. Right? Go with ur feelings its ur baby.:)

Sara - posted on 03/14/2012

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Take a look at the baby when born. Babies have personalities and the name you have picked out just may not fit. Congratulations!!

Megan - posted on 03/14/2012

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I don't think they're similar enough to be confusing. Go with what you want!



My 10 year old is Cayden and his 3 brothers are Zavien, Dallen and Tayne and his sister is Siahna. I love all their names and am glad I went with the ones I liked the best.

Christina - posted on 03/14/2012

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Absolutely not, those are both beautiful names and I would stick with them. You want them to be different from anyone else's. My daughter's name is Haley and let me tell you, yell that name in a crowd and about 100 girls turn around. :) Good luck.

Nena - posted on 03/14/2012

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I like Aislyn its different. My daughter is 12 and her name is brooklyn, when I named her I had never heard the name. Now every where I look someone has the name. My sons name is Kade, he's five. We were going to name him Kaden but knew we would call him Kade. But in the end I named both

of my children what I liked the best and could not imagine their names being anything else. If you do have a boy Liam is an awesome name. If I had another boy that's what we would name him. Good luck.

Dezarae - posted on 03/14/2012

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I say go with Aislyn. It's the name you wanted if your 1st child was a girl. Or maybe you'll just know the name you want for the baby when "she" gets here.

Amberina - posted on 03/14/2012

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NOT AT ALL!! I LIKE THEM BOTH! I AM NAMING MY SON CAYDEN IN 3 MONTHS WHEN HE IS BORN :) WE HAVE ANOTHER SON AND HIS NAME IS CHANCE.

Kandie - posted on 03/14/2012

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My oldest is named Elaine, and my second is Loraine. Very close together, but my hubby and I couldn't agree on anything else!! They go by their nicknames a lot so it's not as confusing, Ellie and Rainie. Name your kids what you want!! They only kids that are going to have problems are the poor children of skinheads who name their kids Hitler and Goering!!

Jodi - posted on 03/13/2012

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Thanks Kaitlin! We have Declan picked out for a boy... and I love that even more than I love the name Aislyn!

Kaitlin - posted on 03/13/2012

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Use the name you like! They aren't that close. Plus if it's a boy, you can totally still use that name- think Lion Witch and Wardrobe- strong, masculine, just change the spelling.

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