I’m between two names. One name that I will use is [name_u]Ryan[/name_u], whether it’s a first or middle. I’m currently between [name_m]Caleb[/name_m] [name_u]Ryan[/name_u] or [name_u]Ryan[/name_u] [name_u]Kai[/name_u]. Both names have a deeper meaning to me. I’m currently going by [name_m]Kian[/name_m] with family, college and healthcare professionals, so I also don’t want to choose anything too different. It also looks like the name [name_m]Kian[/name_m] is starting to become more popular according to a name app I have as well, and wasn’t too popular in the decade I was born either.
I’m considering [name_m]Caleb[/name_m] because it can mean “dog”, and I learned a bit more history regarding the name with one of the latest replies on my other thread. (Which I absolutely love the deeper meaning, so thanks to ashthedreamer). Though, I’m still not quite 100% sold on it. I’m also planning on working in a career focused on animals.
[name_u]Kai[/name_u] I’m considering because of the meaning “sea”. A few years ago I went to see my aunt (technically second cousin), she’s quite spiritual and asked if she could perform tarot cards. After talking for a while, she mentions that I should be by the ocean/sea (doesn’t have to be permanently, but to at least visit). That was 5-6 years ago, and I still remember her saying that. So that’s one of the reasons I’m considering [name_u]Kai[/name_u]. It’s also similar to my given name if I want to keep a bit of my past.
I think I’m leaning more towards [name_u]Ryan[/name_u] [name_u]Kai[/name_u]. [name_f]My[/name_f] last name also starts with L and is one syllable.