My fiance has no middle name — Invitation wording???

posted 2 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: How should we put our names on the invitation??
    Bride first + middle name / fiance's first name : (8 votes)
    36 %
    Bride first name / fiance's first name : (14 votes)
    64 %
  • Post # 2
    42089 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999


    DrKaz:  No one will notice besides the two of you.

    Post # 3
    2243 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

    I think you should just do first name.

    Unless your names ‘balance’ Ali May & Georginio (your names combined aren’t so much longer making his lack of middle name more obvious or something).

    Post # 4
    158 posts
    Blushing bee

    I have the same problem so i’m doing just first names

    Post # 5
    6440 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Unless you frequently use your middle name, the names will flow better if you both just do your first names.

    Post # 6
    5079 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 2050

    DrKaz:  If you like your middle name, include it. Not one single person will say “OMG, she got to use 11 letters and he only got 7!”Nobody will notice or care either way, so if it means something for you to do it one way, then do it that way.

    It would seem very weird to me to see “son of…” for the groom only, especially if his parents’ names are already listed.

    Post # 8
    5079 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 2050

    DrKaz:  LOL — wow, 12 to 4, that IS a pretty big difference then…. Sounds like you’ve got it under control. Your marriage is off to a great start before the wedding has even happened!

    Post # 9
    2016 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2016

    DrKaz:  (this is totally in jest, i hope you laugh) Give him a middle name- “Danger” or “Pheonix” perhaps “Thunder” tough stuff “Huntswithbow”

    Serious note, no one will notice that he’s missing a middle name and it might give people a conversation starter 🙂 If you’re really freaking then don’t include your middle name, it’s not required…

    Post # 10
    1344 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    My FI doesn’t have a middle name either. What I did was just use first and last for both of us. I know it’s not conventional to use the last name of the bride but I wanted it to be parallel.

    Post # 11
    2627 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    My friend and her now husband chose to leave his middle name off their invites. I don’t think it matters. 

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