(Closed) Help! Boy name – is this a bad idea?

posted 5 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: What name would you choose? (Please read text before voting)
    Ben - nothing wrong with B&B&B : (142 votes)
    91 %
    B&B&B - is one too many.... Pick something else! : (14 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    239 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    It may be a little Kardashian but I’ve always been a fan of the same letter game if you can swing it. My Fiance is C i’m C and i’d be THRILLED to have a C baby… if only I liked a C name.. 


    Anyhow BEN is a great name. I’d go for it!!

    Post # 4
    12248 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    That’s going to be super cute!

    Post # 5
    9142 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    @elchalten:  My cousin’s initials are BB and he gave his son the same initials.  I think it’s sweet.

    Post # 7
    3126 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    My sister, her husband, and their 2 boys all start with “D”.

    My mom named my sisters an I so we all have “Ann” in our first names (three of us start with Ann, and the fourth is DeAnna).

    Obviously I think it is cute and say go for it!

    Post # 8
    3257 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @elchalten:  Don’t overthink it.  If Ben is the name you like, do it.  If you were specfically trying to pick a B name, I’d think that was weird, but if you just happen to like that one best, and it meets your criterion of being similar in English and German, then go with it.  Some strangers might think you’re odd once in a while, but who the hell cares?

    Post # 9
    2025 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @elchalten:  Ben is awesome.  Being the 3Bs s fine. My name is Jessica, moms-Jane, Dad-Jack….guess what…FI-Joshua…Ha! I love it! Everyone else does too! For the longest time we were called the 3Js.  My mom would sign all cards from our family to whoever as JJ&j.  Somehow I met Fiance and his name started with a J too! His mom loves it too.  She thinks we should name our kids Josie and Jesse…LOL NO!!! Its unique. 

    Post # 10
    239 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    My Fiance, her mom and her grandmother all have Lynn in their name. We’re pushed to have a ___lynn girl. (over my dead body really… but that’s the family tradition)

    Post # 11
    49 posts

    Ben is a great, classic name.  You can never go wrong with Ben, cute for a little boy and good for a man as well.

    Post # 12
    592 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    My husband and I are both K’s and we’d love to have our baby with a K name.  Go for it!  Ben is too cute!


    Post # 13
    1246 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @dianaross:  my thoughts, as well.

    Post # 14
    3340 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

    Pick the name you like the best, regardless of how many B’s you’ll have.  Lots of families go for alliteration.  It’s more important that you like the name by itself because your child will have it forever.

    Post # 15
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    my mom has 7 brothers, and all of their names start with R (as did her father’s)! I see nothing wrong with it! If you love the name, go with it 🙂

    Post # 16
    3755 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @elchalten:  I know a family:

    Brian, Bryanne, Brian Jr., Brenna, Brielle, Braelynn. Last name also starts with Br.

    It’s silly but I like all of their names. 

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