Are you happy with what you named your kids?

Katherine - posted on 03/06/2012 ( 108 moms have responded )

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Yep. Alyce Jane and Sydney Alexandria

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Naomi - posted on 04/16/2012

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My first was my daughter Abbigail Echo. Also goes by Abbi. I am very proud of her name, her father spelled it with the 2 b's and I loved it, and later he said he thought that was the way it was normally spelled which I knew it wasn't and knew I didn't want to spell it normally. He picked the middle name which was after his great grandmother Ecko, but I didn't want to spell it with the k and didn't want to name my children after anyone specifically. Now and then I do feel silly saying her middle name since I think people would just think it's hippy when it wasn't and I feel the need to explain where it's from so when I do I feel better.



My second however was a compromise (get another child for giving up naming it) with my husband that he would pick the first name, but at least give me some choices in case I had an issue. In my opinion of the options given to me I picked the best of the options I had. My son Thayne Royce. I love how it looks with the middle name but I am still getting used to saying it, and he is 7 weeks old now. If it were my choice it would have been Cayden Royce (he looks like one too), but a promise is a promise.



If we ever have another girl...which we lost a girl in the middle of my two children, I really wanted to name her Elizabeth Pearl, go by Lizzi. But chances are we are done having kids. I love picking out names its a passion and so important to choose the best for you and them.

Ashley - posted on 03/11/2012

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My daughthe s name is Alexis Morgan. Her dad picked out the first name and her middle name is the same as mine.



My sons name is Richard Emerson. His first name is after his fathers great grandfather that he was super close to when we got pregnant and passed away when. We were 7 months pregnant. His middle name came from a great uncle that his great grandfather used to talk about all the time. We like to make the names meaning full.

Kay - posted on 03/06/2012

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My older son is named "Aidan" which can be defined as little fire or little fiery one. If the name determined his personality at all, I should probably have picked a different one, lol! It suits him to a T when he gets all "fired" up.



This is weird, but my younger son named himself. In 2008, my fiancé was in Afghanistan. While he was gone, I was completely terrified, until one night I dreamed we had taken all four kids (at that time it was only my older son and my two stepdaughters) to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum for the day, and we looked up and the youngest was missing. So we started calling "Aaron Matthew!", and he came running up--looking just like his daddy, lol. I got the full name because we were giving him what for in the dream for running off. Might have been a self-fulfilling prophecy, but it did give me some peace in the middle of that time. ;)



So I would have to say, yes, I am very happy with both names.

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Ladyallwayzz - posted on 05/19/2012

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yes, very much. I also gave the girls middle names, incase, for some reason, they decided they didn't like their names, they could always use their pretty, yet fairly common middle names(which I also looked up the meanings for, and took alot of considering.

Tee - posted on 04/25/2012

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Yep. Charles Gregory after my grandfather and cousin, Mark Anthony after his dad and Christena Luane a derivative of mine Tena and the middle name Luane is also my middle name, my mom's middle name and my grandmother's first name. I was named after her and her mother.

Ashley - posted on 04/25/2012

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no :( my son is named after his bio father. and he hasnt seen him in two and a half years... he will be 3 next month. his name is jonathon joseph II. poor kid :(

Sophea - posted on 04/25/2012

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My daughter is Gia Linh and my son is Dev Hieu. I love the name Dev, but everyone else seem to think that I should have given him a longer name, like Devon or something like that. My husband isn't crazy about it either. Oh well. I have no regrets. I think it's unique and I love it.

Shaina - posted on 04/24/2012

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I adore ou kids' names. I'm a person who wants and believes names should be meaningful. We chose Sophia Marie' Rene'e, for our girl. Sophia, meaning "wisdom/seeker of wisdom or knowledge". Rene'e is my mothers middle name, and it means "reborn" or "born again". Marie is my husband's mother's middle name.



For our son, we chose Noble Elijah Lucas. Noble, because of it's definition and because it embodies some of the values/characteristic we want him to have. We feel like it's a strong name. Elijah means "the Lord is my God". Which we believe, and how we chose to honor God/ thank him for the blessing of our son, and Lucas is my husband's name; It means light (or bringer of light).



We put a lot of thought and love into their names, so we are very happy with them. We only hope they grow up to be.

Tara - posted on 04/23/2012

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I was actually thinking about that this morning as I was driving to drop off my daughter with my in-laws for the day. We named her Celina Rose after our moms (Celeste & Rosemary) and I just think she looks like a Celina. I love her name and am happy we nixed all the other contenders. She just doesn't look like a Lindsay Alexis or Makenna Nicole.

Corinne - posted on 04/23/2012

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Yes, love my girls names! Annaliese Nadine (Nadine after my husbands gma who died. She was like a second mom to him!) Annaliese was a name ive always loved and both my mother and my mother in laws middle names is "Ann" so it kind of just worked out.



My second daughter is Lorelai Annmarie. We were having a very difficult time agreeing on a second name and knew the middle name would be after family. My step mom has been in my life since I was two and she is also very sick! We knew this was our last baby, and I wanted to have one of her names in this babies name. my step mom is Jane Marie and nothing was really going with "Jane" that we liked. I didnt just want "Marie" as the middle name, just think its too common personally, and thought using ALL of the grandmothers middle names would sound nice together "Ann" and "Marie"! (Covers my mom, step mom, and my mother in law) After considering about 4 first names and 2 different middle names, I was fed up with not having one we liked! In my dreams, one night, Lorelai Annmarie popped into my head out of no where! I shot awake with a huge grin on my face and just knew that had to be it! Thankfully hubby didnt care and agreed to it! haha

(And yes, im a big Gilmore Girls fan. Ive loved the name Lorelai since I first heard it.) - the challenge was agreeing how to spell it..properly, like Lorelei, or the "american version" Lorelai - I personally like the way an "A" looks in a name.. call me crazy! haha



So no, no regrets with either baby! ♥

Lyndsay - posted on 04/23/2012

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Our daughters name is Mattingly. We chose it because we are huge baseball fans, and my husbands favorite baseball player Don Mattingly played for the yankees (our favorite team). So we named her Mattingly and call her Matti for short. NOW, her middle name we couldnt decide on the entire time we were pregnant... it wasnt until I was in labor on the way to the hospital that I said "if its a girl, lets do a play on my middle name and your moms" so when they announced its a girl, her first and middle name was Mattingly Shea-Ferne.... note to moms... DONT CHOOSE A NAME WHEN IN LABOR. I love Shea and I like Ferne... but not together, because when said fast, it doesnt sound like 2 middle names, just one. sheaferne... ugh. oh well. :)

Sharon - posted on 04/22/2012

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Yep, LOVE our names! Adam David... classic, masculine, and middle name is a family name on both sides for people we are thrilled to honor. Alissa May... sorry, baby, about the uncommon spellings on both, but we thought it was a beautiful, feminine name, and her middle is after my grandmother (& her mother). :)

Marlo - posted on 04/20/2012

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WELL, both my children were named by their fathers (one is 9 the other is 2)... and later to find out that was their ex girlfriends names.... Charlene and Lilian... lol I love them to death but no wonder it didn't really work out with those guys..

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No! :( LOL I have twin boys, I picked one name (Mitchell David) and my husband picked the other (Donald Bela) My husband chose Donald's middle name after one of his favorite musicians (Bela Fleck) I think it's feminine and worry he will get picked on. I really want to change his middle name, but the hubby wants it to stay as is :/ lol

Kristin - posted on 04/19/2012

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Yes. Danica Kendall. We pretty much had her first name picked out shortly after finding out we were pregnant. For her middle name, we had narrowed it down to three and then took a poll at the baby shower. We were already leaning toward Kendall, and apparently most people agreed with us. :) I get compliments on her name quite a bit.

Kayla - posted on 04/17/2012

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My 3 YO son's name is Haydon Edward; Haydon is my great grandmother's maiden name and her father passed away when she was young, and Edward is both my paternal grandfather's and maternal great grandfather's middle name. I love it. My 3 MO daughter is Khloe Jennifer. We chose Jennifer for my fiancee's cousin who died in a car accident 7 years ago. I love the name Chloe, but I chose the spelling with the K so that we have the same initials since my son has the same as my fiancee. I kind of wish I had named her Adalynne though. I kept getting vetoed on the name though, and I thought it was a little long with the middle name Jennifer. I do love the name Khloe though, and I guess I'm just getting used to her name still!

Kimmers_beatrice - posted on 04/15/2012

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Vivien Leigh and Emma Rose. We love the names and so does everyone we tell them to. I don't think we would have chosen anything different for either.

Cassie - posted on 04/14/2012

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I wanted the name jaxon from the get go but glad that i decided to be different and spell it jaksen even though im sure no one will spell it right for the rest of his life lol

Jacqueline - posted on 04/13/2012

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Yp, I have a Ryan Jr and a Rylee (Ry from her daddys nameand Lee is my middle name). NOW my son WILL hate his middle name haha! Leeham (pernounced Lliam)

Janice - posted on 04/13/2012

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I really dont love my own name. It could be worse, not a fan of the other name that I was almost given. Just the other night I asked my hubby if he thought our children would like what we named them and he responded " Damn, I hope so!" Only time will tell ;)

Marsha - posted on 04/12/2012

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Yes! Better than that, they are all adults and they all love their names still. Whew!

Blair - posted on 04/12/2012

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Our oldest daughter is named Lynlee Brooke. I love her first name, which my sister came up with. Lynne is my middle name and Lee is my mom's, sister's and grandma's middle name. She just put them together. Brooke is my husband's mom's name which i like, but im not in love with. Our youngest is named Briley Grace, which i came up with randomly and love. :)

Michelle - posted on 04/12/2012

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I wanted to name my son..Jonathan Tyler..and my daughter..Rebecca Leann..but their dads wanted to name them:( I also like the names..Chaz and Jelisa.

Vanessa - posted on 04/12/2012

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Yes i am very happy with the names my husband & i chose for our girls! Mia Marie is our oldest & Jasmine Lynn is our youngest. :) ♥ xo

Natosha - posted on 04/12/2012

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I named my daughter Alexis. I then realized how much I liked Alexa and how it fit her. Everything happens for a reason. Maybe she got the name she was suppose to have!! :)

LeChantell - posted on 04/12/2012

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My son's name is Alex. I made a great effort to look for the perfect name. Went through a hundred baby name dictionaries. When I read the meaning, I just new that's the name!!! Think it's important to choose some name that represent meaning in your life.

Angela - posted on 04/10/2012

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I named my son destyn orion. I love his name and alot compliment us on his name. Dad wasnt so sure at first but all i went thru he was cool with it and is proud of destyn and his name too! Great names everyone!

Katherine - posted on 04/10/2012

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we love our sons name - Cannan Brody - we had it picked before trying to ge pregnant and couldn't decide which name we prefered, when we saw him cannan brody it was!!!



Pronounced Kaynin



We've got a girls first name picked out but no middle name yet, thank god we're not trying yet

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Aww, Laila-Rose is sooo cute. I only have a stepdaughter so I had no control over her name but I think its cute. Its Samiyah Jackie, but I call her Sam. In the future my girl name is Cori Rosa'nae and for the boy Joshua Lee!!

Michele - posted on 04/05/2012

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Yes, I am happy with all 5 of my children's names.

Jared Darnell (1st child and we really did not understand the importance of meanings. We just like the name Jared and Darnell is my husband's middle name)

Mason Xavier (stoneworker; bricklayer of new houses)

Elaina Nicole (A bright light who brings victory to her people)

Kaleb Nathaniel (Heart and Gift of God)

Ariel Christina (lioness of God who follows Christ)



I would not change their names for anything and I am hoping that they will enjoy their names as well as they grow older.

Katherine - posted on 04/05/2012

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@ Jodie, I love the name Genevieve! I like how you spelled it too.

Sharon - posted on 04/05/2012

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I love my dayghter's name, it's Charlize Sienna. I named her, I wanted her first name not to be so common and if i had to say it 1 million times plus, i would still love it. Thank god I did as my husband wanted to name her Crystal!!

Vanessa - posted on 04/05/2012

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i love my sons name Hayden , although i still wish it was Aden. that was my top name but his father wouldnt even think of names until he was born. i had Hayden on the list so when he said "he looks like a Hayden" i went with it. he isnt in his sons life now so wish id stuck to my guns. but they are so similar it doesnt really matter. Hayden is now almost three and it suits him perfectly

Jodie - posted on 04/04/2012

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Yep! My daughter's name is Jennevieve which is my Grandmother's name. Before I even had her, before I was even married, I told my Grandma that I would name my first daughter after her. She didn't live to see her name being passed on but I know that she would have been thrilled.

Ashley - posted on 04/02/2012

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Our oldest son is Aston Shawn, the first name was a book choice that I had searched for to go with Shawn which is my husbands middle name. I love his first name but middle was not my choice.

Our middle boy was due on my dads birthday so we gave him my dad's name as a middle name and my husband loved the name Cass so we ended up going with Castiel Douglas, (on a side note Castiel is the angel of thursady and he ended up being born late on a thursday lol),

Our baby is Kalin Grey, Grey is my dad's middle name and my husband loved that name originally for our middle guy but we held on to it and it goes with our little guy so well! He is already a grandpa's boy lol

Lexi - posted on 04/01/2012

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I love my first sons name. I like my second sons name. I loved the first name while I was prego and still like it but it's taken time for me to adjust to him with the name. I can't think of anything that would have suited him better but it didn't seem right at first and still seems slightly off. I don't like his middle name much. I guess I should say I don't like the pronunciation. I don't mind the name. I chose his first name and my husband chose the middle (we did it the other way around with our 1st) When DH chose Leif, I wanted it to be said layf. But he is named after my husbands best friend and he pronounces it as leaf so logically we should pronounce it the same way. I just think layf sounds so much better and Rowan (a kind of tree!) Leaf? ugh! lol But he's my boy no matter the name and it's a good strong name.

Misti - posted on 04/01/2012

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my one and only son's name is Kadyn Zayne... while i love the name since his birth i have met so many other Kadyns... if i had it to do over again, i'd probably have gone with Zadyn...

Rachel - posted on 03/31/2012

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I love both of my daughter's names. My oldest is named Katarina Lynne. Her first name came from the movie 10 Things I Hate About You & her middle name is my Nana's name who just recently passed away in July 2011. My youngest is named Adelaide Athena. My oldest picked the first name & my hubby picked her middle name. I wouldn't change their names for nothing.

Liz - posted on 03/31/2012

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For the most part I like my kids' names. I never got my way with ANY of their names, however, since my husband didn't like anything. When I was pregnant with our oldest, I wanted to name him Isaiah James. Well we named him Caleb Ryan. Caleb was the only name we could agree on, and my husband let me pick his middle name while I was in labor. I just liked how they went together.

With our second son, I still wanted Isaiah James, but we agreed on Joshua. After I had him, I was in the bathtub in the hospital going through the alphabet tryinng to think of a middle name that I liked and came up with Seth. Overall, I wish we would have come up with a little more creative name for him. Joshua is pretty common.

I wanted our third son to be named Micah Alexander, but hubby shot that one down too. He refused to talk about a name until he was born, and we ended up naming him Nicolas James, which I love!

Finally, I got my baby girl! I had been planning on naming her Leah Rose (it was the only girl name I talked about during all of my pregnancies) and my husband always said he didn't like it. I really thought he'd give in though, once she was born, but alas, he did not :( So we named our daughter Elayna Grace. I really do like her name. She was not named until after she was born, and I went through HUNDREDS of names. Elena was the only name he liked, but I wanted to change the spelling to make it just a little different.

So if we have another, I am strongly pushing for Micah Alexander for a boy, or Leah Rose for a girl, since it will probably be our last one (if it's a girl, haha!)

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