(Closed) How to say your names?

posted 6 years ago in Names
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I’ve never even thought about this, but I just went thru a handful of people I know, and I tend to say the name of the person I know better first. Does that apply to your list too?

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

According to my Future Mother-In-Law, who is VERY proper, the correct way to do it the woman’s name first:

Mary and Jon Smith

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@MercyK:  I also say it that way. 

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I think when you put two names together, there is typically an order in which they just “flow” better.  Sometimes that means the guy’s name goes first, sometimes the girl’s.

That’s how I decide name order though – just whatever flows best.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I always thought it was alphabetical. I usually arange the names that way.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I think maybe you just say it in the way that rolls off the tongue the best. Brad and Angelina is easier to say than Angelina and Brad. If that makes any sense lol 

This is the case for me, anyways! 

Post # 10
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Bumble bee

@Mrs.KMM:  yeah i go with which sounds best!

It’s “John & Janet” not “Janet & John”

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I went through a big list of people i know it most often goes male then female. However all of the males are 1 syllable names and all of the females are 2 or more. I think it flows better to have the shorter sounding name first ( in all the cases i know anyways!)

 

Post # 12
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Honey Beekeeper

I tend to lead with the person we know best, too.

Post # 13
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

the person I’ve known the longest ends up first

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I usually just say the name of the person I know better first. Though apparently when addressing invitations the man’s name goes first if they’re married and the woman’s name goes first if they aren’t.

Post # 15
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Same. The person I know better usually goes first. In my case, that typically means the boys.

 

 

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