(Closed) Does this syllable pattern bother you?

posted 6 years ago in Names
Post # 3
7293 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

I think it sounds fine! I think most people don’t go as far as to think about syllable patterns, or I’m just in my own blissful ignorance! lol

Post # 4
758 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’ve never noticed this before. I cannot unknow this. D: haha!

But, no, I don’t think it will sound stupid.  I think you’ll be fine 🙂

Post # 5
16 posts

This is the structure of my first and last names; three syllables each with the emphasis on the second, plus they both start with the same letter, have the same number of letters, and each end in a vowell. I never thought it was goofy, possibly a little sing-songy but in a romantic way; people usually think it is a pretty name. It has never bothered me and I have had it for 18 years (married name but kept it after the divorce because I have 2 children with that last name). If you want to take your FIs last name, I wouldn’t let the syllable pattern stop you 🙂

Post # 6
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Honestly I don’t even notice it. I think its more obvious if the names have the same number lf syllables or start with the same letter.

Post # 8
7902 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I’d hardly notice as long as there was no internal rhyming going on too. When I was previously married, my married name scanned in dactylic hexameter, which was amusing.

Post # 9
1769 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

When I take FI’s name, the emphasis will be on the second syllable of both my first and last name, and they’ll both be two syllable names, AND they’ll ryhme. It is not nice sounding, at all. I’m campaigning hard for him to take my (short, sweet, easily pronounced, not super-duper common) last name….it is NOT going well.

Post # 10
1446 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I think it sounds fine.

Post # 11
4583 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Doesn’t bother me at all.

Post # 12
7609 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

I’ve never thought about this, ever!

Post # 13
13099 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I really don’t notice it and think both of your examples sound fine!

Post # 14
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

ive never even noticed!

Post # 15
687 posts
Busy bee

I have 4 syllables in both my first and last name. It’s a mouthful to say but the only issue I’ve encountered is sometimes when I say my first name really fast, I have to slightly pause before saying my last name. Otherwise the other person’s eyes glaze over and they’re like “whaaaaaaaaa?” haha. You should be good to go, though!

Post # 16
1765 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’ve never noticed this before!

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