Middle name for Leland?

posted 3 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Which middle name for Leland Jackson
    Colby : (8 votes)
    9 %
    Chase : (28 votes)
    31 %
    Colton : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Sawyer : (21 votes)
    24 %
    Oliver : (19 votes)
    21 %
    Miles : (8 votes)
    9 %
    Other...will post below. : (3 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    I don’t know why but when I read your title “Carter” popped into my head.  

    Post # 4
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @PixelMePretty:  What is a drop away name?

    I thought of “James” right away but I’m not sure how it goes if your last name starts with a J… Leland James I like the sound of though!

    Post # 5
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I like Colby the best, but I think Sawyer sounds the best with Calvin!

    Post # 6
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I think Colby and Oliver sound the best, just with syllables and consonant sounds.  Colton sounds too much like Jackson, and Chase just doesn’t flow for me.

    Post # 7
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    @PixelMePretty:  ohhh,can you explain a “drop away” name? I love learning!!! Lol

    Ps,I love Chase

    Post # 9
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Palmer 😉

    Post # 11
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I had a friend growing up who’s name was Leeland Meeker. 

    Post # 12
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2016

    Definitely Oliver. The repeated “l” sound in each of the names makes it flow really nicely. I thought Colby was your next best option, but frankly, I don’t like the name. And when you mentioned the drop-away name, it would be two “C”s in a row and I think that makes it sound too harsh. Leland Oliver Jackson is a great name for a little boy.

    Post # 13
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Is a drop away name the child’s last name?

    Post # 14
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - backyard in the woods

    I thought Paul before I read your post. I think it should be single syllable to flow right, so I voted Chase.

     

    Post # 15
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

    Abslolutely OLIVER.

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