Baby names

Julia - posted on 03/12/2010 ( 11 moms have responded )

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what did you consider for names, what did you deside on and why did you deside on that name? oh yeah if you didnt answer it with the last where did you come up with the name?

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Cheryl - posted on 03/31/2010

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We decided on Charles as a middle name right away when we found out it was a boy. It is my father's first name. The first name was a bit difficult because we wanted something to go well with Charles. I liked Paul and Peter but I didn't want my son's initials to be PCP!! We had Edward that went well with it but we thought everyone would think we named him after the "Twilight" character. I figured in five years time there would be a million Edwards as well. I wanted something rare but recognizeable. We went with Russell. We decided on that name because my brother had a friend named Thomas Russell. "Rusty" was more like a brother to me than my own brother when I was younger. He also died when he was 24. So to honor his memory, we named our son Russell Charles.

Amy - posted on 03/31/2010

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my baby names were characters in books that i loved. people think i made up "georgiana" but it's a really old name and was Darcy's sister in pride and prejudice.

one of the biggest things we considered were initials and what the name could be shortened to for a nickname. for example, we loved victoria, but didn't want people to shorten it to vicky, so we kicked the name. it just didn't fit. i also didn't want my kids to have transgender names. either masculine or feminine, we don't really want an in between.

Shara - posted on 03/31/2010

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well for a boy we thought of Jaidan,thaylyn,and a few others.we decided on jaidan cause i saw the name and loved it and it grew on hubby and William for the middle name after his grandpa.

Vicki - posted on 03/31/2010

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Joe Duke,Clayton Lively, Devin Bryce. Devin Bryce was the name selected. Got Devin out of a name book. Were friends with a boy in school named Bryce and they seem to complement each other.

Corinne - posted on 03/17/2010

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like most ppl my husband and i didnt agree on names either! we settled on a middle name (Nadine) very quickly though bc we knew we wanted a family members name in there and went through the list...after we had the middle name we debated between Sophia and Summer (there was one or two more but i cant remember). i always loved the name Annaliese but bc my hubby had kind of a stalker named Chelys he was against it! He called his mom one night and told her that i wanted Annaliese Nadine and she absolutely loved it! his gmas full name was Alice Nadine so when my mil told him that it sounded very close to that he agreed on Annaliese Nadine! lol my husbands gma who was a second mom to him and had passed away several years ago! "Ann" is also my mil and mothers middle name and my favorite cousin is "Anna"...so we got 4 ppl in one name! :)

Christy - posted on 03/17/2010

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My husband and I didn't agree with each other at all on names. We ended up having one pick the first and the other pick the middle. Neither one could be something that one of us absolutely hated though, so this was kind of annoying since all of my favorites were quickly vetoed.
Our daughter's first name came from my husband. His only girl names that he liked were Hannah, Rebecca, and Elizabeth. I gave in too easy on her name because I was just tired of negotiating, and had those lovely pregnancy hormones going on that made me pretty compliant. She became Rebecca Elizabeth simply because Elizabeth was on my list too and I just was feeling really happy.
However, with my son I was not feeling any of the happy hormones and would not give in at all. I named him Gabriel. My husband picked Isaac for a middle name. There were not any discussions other than me telling my husband to hurry and tell me the middle name. Isaac was given at the hospital.
The compromise thing worked well for us. All of the names are biblical or in the family. I also tried to not get any names in the top 25 or so. However, after my daughter was born, Rebecca shot up from the 90's or so to somewhere in the middle.

Kristi - posted on 03/17/2010

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For our son, my husband and I went onto the Internet to look for names, because we couldn't agree on a boy's name. From there, we came up with Connor or Blake. Connor seemed to be getting really popular, so we decided to go with Blake. I'm now 7 months pregnant with a girl. I always wanted to name a little girl (if I had one) Victoria. However, my husband and I didn't think Blake and Victoria went very well together. So...back to the Internet for some ideas. We've decide that we will name out little girl Bailey. It just seems to fit with Blake a lot better than Victoria.

Thelma - posted on 03/17/2010

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I always said: "When I have a girl, I name her Danielle." Never knew I will end up marrying a man named Daniel. So the name first name was destiny!

The second girl choosing names for, was difficult: Helena, Elsebeth, Victoriana, Noah, Sophi. She ended up being named Rosah-Rene the day she was born. Daniel chosen the name after his sister, Rosa and I chosen Rene after a favoutire aunt! So the second girl ended up with a name no one even thought about! And her name fits her perfectly!

ALANAH - posted on 03/17/2010

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we wanted an aboriginal name and found akala in a book and changed it to akayla i wish i spelt it Akaelah but oh well.
Ayleah was another choice but not aboriginal.
our boys are cooper and logan ,logan got a few extra middle names as i couldnt decide so i added hudson jhett into it poor child lol

Melissa - posted on 03/12/2010

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I was a teacher and always felt bad for kids with crazy names. Kids would make fun of them and subs would mispronouce them. With our girls we just chose names we really liked and through in some family names for middle names. But they are all spelled the average way. They can find little pencils and stickers at the store that have their names on them. They love that. But go with what you want and always let your children know that their name is special and you really love it. Some kids hate their names but I think most of them get over it. I do think its good to think about society though and how others will scrutinize their name. A name is important! Ours are: Abigail Lilly and Courtney Ann!

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for our son we thought of Joshua, Joseph, Daniel, William, Johnathan, Samuel, Lucas, Thomas, and Andrew. We chose Joshua, because we just loved that name, and have got William and Andrew in reserve for other baby boy's.

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