Help me pick a middle name for baby Everett

posted 2 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Which middle name? Baby Everett is the first name.
    Ridgway : (49 votes)
    49 %
    Jason : (15 votes)
    15 %
    Adam : (36 votes)
    36 %
  • Post # 31
    313 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2016

    Use your maiden name! That’s how my name is structured, and that’s what I will be doing too. My last name is a male first name, so I guess that’s just too bad for any of my future daughters. I had a “weird” middle name, and they can too. Now that I’m older I LOVE that my mom’s maiden name is in there. 

    Post # 32
    257 posts
    Helper bee

    I’m planning to use my maiden name (once I get married) for my future kids’ middle names! I think it’s a lovely idea. I’ve also asked my boyfriend to change his middle name if/when we get married to my current last name, which he said he would do. I feel like it’s only fair, if I’m changing my name for him, and I really like the idea that the whole family would have both our last names, without having to hyphenate! I don’t understand why so many people are concerned about the flow or how the two names would sound together when said out loud. I literally never use my middle name, and I can’t say that I know most of my friends’ middle names unless they go by them. My sister even often forgets her middle name & confuses it with my middle name! So why not pick something that has a nice, symbolic meaning just to you & your family? I agree with you, it almost feels like a nice little secret that you can feel good about whenever you think about it. 

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