Calling All Large Families

I have always been fascinated by large families, and as a ‘name nerd’ I naturally find the names chosen very interesting (it seems much harder to stick to a style with many children). So I would love to hear from anyone who was one of, or has, five or more children (or if you know any large families)!

all my descendants had like over 10 kids each, it’s horrid trying to work on my family tree.

My dad comes from a family of 11 and my mom from a family of 10 so large families is something I’m familiar with :slight_smile:

Dads Family:

[name]Robert[/name]
[name]Lee[/name]? (I don’t remember:P)
[name]Norman[/name]
[name]Linda[/name]

[name]George[/name]
[name]Timothy[/name]
[name]Lisa[/name]
[name]Richard[/name]
[name]Maryanne[/name]
[name]James[/name]
[name]Penny[/name]

Moms Family:

Gwendalen ([name]Gwen[/name])
[name]Ken[/name]
[name]Sue[/name]
[name]Melissa[/name] ([name]Missy[/name])
[name]Bill[/name]
[name]Sally[/name]
[name]Jennifer[/name] ([name]Jenny[/name])
[name]Christopher[/name]
[name]Timothy[/name]
[name]Laura[/name]

Pretty classic names, I guess my grandparents weren’t all that adventurous :slight_smile:

At my church there is a family with 8 children, and the mom is pregnant AGAIN. I cant remember all their names as I only volunteer with the two year olds but I will try my best. Only one boy.

[name]Hannah[/name]
[name]Violet[/name]
[name]Noah[/name]
[name]Lily[/name] and [name]Sophia[/name] (twins)
Ressa (not sure on the spelling)

My family is:
[name]Rebekah[/name] [name]Sue[/name] & [name]Elizabeth[/name] [name]Anne[/name]
[name]Katherine[/name] [name]Mae[/name]
[name]Margaret[/name] [name]Rose[/name]
[name]Mark[/name] [name]Alan[/name] II
[name]Robert[/name] [name]Edwin[/name]
[name]Abraham[/name] [name]Todd[/name]

My mom’s family is :
[name]Vanessa[/name] [name]Mae[/name]
Mardella [name]Joy[/name]
[name]Barbara[/name] [name]Joanne[/name]
[name]Deanna[/name] [name]Lee[/name]
[name]James[/name] [name]Edwin[/name]
[name]William[/name] [name]Edwin[/name]
Ruthanna [name]Sue[/name]
[name]Brenda[/name] [name]Kay[/name]

My aunt has 6 children:

[name]Stephen[/name] [name]Robert[/name] (Ste)
[name]Miles[/name] [name]James[/name]
[name]Abigail[/name] [name]Louise[/name] ([name]Abi[/name])
[name]Thomas[/name] [name]George[/name] ([name]Tom[/name])
[name]Charlie[/name] [name]Ross[/name] [name]Leonard[/name]
[name]Aimee[/name] [name]Sarah[/name]

My friend has 4 (almost 5!) kids:
[name]Andrew[/name] [name]John[/name] ([name]Andy[/name])
[name]Margaret[/name] [name]Rose[/name] ([name]Maggie[/name])
[name]Daniel[/name] [name]James[/name] ([name]Dan[/name])
[name]Nicholas[/name] [name]Oliver[/name] ([name]Nick[/name])
[name]Molly[/name] [name]June[/name] (on the way!)

Here are my cousins:
[name]Jason[/name]
[name]Jeremy[/name]
[name]Joseph[/name]
[name]Jonathan[/name]
[name]Jacob[/name]
[name]Joshua[/name]
[name]Jami[/name]
[name]Janel[/name]
[name]Justyna[/name]

[name]Amanda[/name]
[name]Allen[/name]
[name]Alecia[/name]
[name]Anthony[/name]
[name]Andrew[/name]
[name]Anita[/name]

[name]Jennifer[/name]
[name]Jessica[/name]
[name]Sandra[/name]
[name]Clinton[/name]
[name]Sallie[/name]
[name]Benjamin[/name]

[name]Jeremy[/name]
[name]Andrea[/name]
[name]Thomas[/name]
[name]Daniel[/name]
[name]Jonathan[/name]

[name]Blaine[/name]
[name]Nathaniel[/name]
[name]Daniel[/name]
[name]Tyler[/name]
[name]Jordan[/name] (B)
[name]Justin[/name]

[name]Jesse[/name]
[name]Elizabeth[/name]
[name]Benjamin[/name]
[name]Sarah[/name]
[name]Caleb[/name]
[name]Joshua[/name]

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I have a large family. Three brothers and a sister.

My siblings & me:
[name]Christopher[/name] [name]Stephen[/name]
[name]Sasha[/name] [name]Jody[/name] (Me)
[name]Benjamin[/name] [name]James[/name]
[name]Louise[/name] [name]Gabrielle[/name] [name]Rose[/name]
[name]Liam[/name] [name]Daniel[/name]

My Dad’s family:
[name]Stephen[/name] [name]James[/name] (Dad)
[name]David[/name] [name]Alan[/name]
[name]Susan[/name] [name]Gwendolyn[/name]
[name]Matthew[/name] [name]David[/name]

My Mum’s family:
[name]Michelle[/name] [name]Louise[/name] (Mum)
[name]Carol[/name]
[name]Neil[/name]
[name]Amy[/name] [name]Ellen[/name]
[name]Luke[/name]
[name]Daphne[/name]

I’ll have to edit my Dad’s side once he’s around. My details are sketchy. :slight_smile:

My Mom’s Side:
Parents: [name]George[/name] [name]Allen[/name] and [name]Roberta[/name]
[name]Shirley[/name] [name]Ann[/name]
[name]Geraldine[/name] [name]Lavinia[/name]
[name]George[/name] [name]Allen[/name] [name]Jr[/name]. ([name]Bobby[/name])
[name]Patricia[/name] ([name]Tracey[/name])
[name]William[/name] [name]Henry[/name] - My fave of the bunch!
[name]Carolyn[/name] [name]Virginia[/name]
[name]Eugene[/name] [name]Michael[/name]
[name]James[/name] [name]Marvin[/name]
[name]Yvonne[/name] [name]Roberta[/name]
Purnell [name]Sherman[/name]
[name]Brenda[/name] [name]Juanita[/name]

Dad’s Side:
Parents: Earskin and [name]Lucy[/name] [name]Geneva[/name]
Earskin [name]Jr[/name].
[name]John[/name]
[name]Christopher[/name] [name]Carl[/name]
[name]Bruce[/name]
[name]Charles[/name]

My mother had 19 brothers and sisters. Yes, you read that correctly! My grandmother had 4 sets of twins in there and the kids were spread over 20+ years…obviously she and her 2 husbands (she remarried after my mother’s dad died) didn’t believe in contraception!
I will name what I can remember…
[name]Linda[/name] (my mom) & [name]Lyle[/name] - twins
[name]Christopher[/name] & [name]Clinton[/name] - twins
[name]Kimberly[/name] & [name]Kathy[/name] - twins ([name]Kathy[/name] died as an infant)
[name]Rosalee[/name]
[name]Nola[/name]
[name]Gary[/name]
[name]Louise[/name]

Unfortunately I think the only time I’ve met many of my aunts and uncles was at my grandmothers funeral in 1987 when I was a child and I don’t remember the names of those that I’ve only met once. The ones I’ve listed I’ve met and spent time with, aside from [name]Kathy[/name] (obviously as she died as an infant) and my aunt [name]Louise[/name] (whose name I carry as my middle name). I should ask my mom for the whole list!

Earskin…now that’s a name I’ve never heard before!

While hubby and I are only expecting our first, I come from a large family!

Parents: [name]Sergei[/name] & [name]Galina[/name]

Bros: [name]Boris[/name], [name]German[/name], & [name]Evgeni[/name]

Sisters: [name]Victoria[/name], [name]Nelly[/name], [name]Zoya[/name], and me ([name]Anja[/name])

[name]Zoya[/name] and I are twins. I was always a bit surprised that are names were so close together - my mom mixed us up constantly as kids! But, my dad wanted [name]Anja[/name] and my mom would not part with [name]Zoya[/name], and they were both too stubborn to give in. :slight_smile: When we moved here, we had to write our names in english letters, and I chose a ‘j’ instead of a ‘y’ (my friend from Norway convinced me this was the right way to spell it), while my sister chose a ‘y’. In Russian, [name]Victoria[/name] actually ends in -??, while is like the sound “ee-yah”. She had learned that -ia was a more common spelling compared with the transliterated (sorry if that’s the wrong word!) -iya.

I [name]LOVE[/name] large families. I am only 18 but I have grown up in a huge family. My dad had 6 brothers and sisters, and I now have 8 brothers and sisters. I love it. Some names were made up, but obviously not many. That;s alot to try to think of.

Kaybreh [name]Lindsay[/name]
[name]Joanne[/name] [name]Marie[/name]
[name]Kathleen[/name] [name]Sheree[/name]
[name]Jodi[/name] [name]Lee[/name]
[name]Cherish[/name] [name]Christian[/name]
[name]Craig[/name] [name]Steven[/name] II
[name]Micah[/name] [name]Allen[/name]
[name]Trent[/name] [name]Pierce[/name]
[name]Travis[/name] [name]Blake[/name].

My dad’s family:
[name]Joanne[/name] [name]Lynn[/name]
[name]Wayne[/name]
[name]Gary[/name] [name]Allen[/name]
[name]Glenda[/name]
[name]Kathryn[/name]
[name]Yvonne[/name]
[name]Craig[/name] [name]Steven[/name]

I love large families. Can’t wait to have my own:)

My parents both came from semi-large familes

My Mom’s Family-
Parents- [name]Robert[/name] [name]Rowe[/name] and [name]Ann[/name] [name]Rose[/name]
[name]James[/name] Jenness
[name]Carol[/name] [name]Jean[/name] known as [name]Joy[/name] (died a few hours after birth)
[name]William[/name] [name]Nick[/name]
[name]Howard[/name] [name]Rowe[/name]
[name]Katherine[/name] [name]Ann[/name] nn [name]Kitty[/name] (my mom)

My Dad’s Family-
Parents- [name]Donna[/name] [name]Laurice[/name] and [name]Earl[/name] [name]William[/name]
[name]Laura[/name] [name]Jay[/name]
[name]Nancy[/name] [name]Chris[/name] (known as [name]Chris[/name])
[name]Julie[/name] [name]Anne[/name]
[name]William[/name] [name]Earl[/name] (My Dad)
[name]Steven[/name], had another mother, passed away as a teenager

I am one of four and myself have six children (one set of triplets) :slight_smile:

My girls are:
[name]Madeleine[/name] [name]Kate[/name]
[name]Isabella[/name] [name]Rose[/name]
[name]Olivia[/name] [name]Grace[/name]

(6 month old triplets)
[name]Clementine[/name] [name]Jane[/name]
[name]Florence[/name] [name]Ivy[/name]
[name]Imogen[/name] [name]Olive[/name]

[name]Gracie[/name]

I’m one of five and have ten of my own :slight_smile: Well actually eleven (one on the way hehe)

Firstly, my siblings!

Well there’s me of course, [name]Juliette[/name] [name]Ruby[/name] :slight_smile: And my twin sister [name]Rose[/name] [name]Elizabeth[/name]. Our older siblings are [name]James[/name] [name]Oliver[/name], [name]Evan[/name] [name]Thomas[/name] and [name]William[/name] [name]Benjamin[/name] ([name]William[/name] is a family name).

My kids:
[name]Lillian[/name] Evania (11), [name]Luciana[/name] [name]Blue[/name] (11), [name]Oliver[/name] [name]Nolan[/name] (11) [Triplets] [name]Adelaide[/name] [name]Catriona[/name] (9)
[name]Freya[/name] [name]Juliette[/name] (8)
[name]Helena[/name] [name]Rose[/name] (6)
[name]Azura[/name] [name]Faye[/name] (5)
[name]Sidney[/name] [name]Asher[/name] (4)
[name]Delia[/name] [name]Ruby[/name] (2), [name]William[/name] [name]Lucas[/name] (2) [Twins]
And one on the way!

Here’s a list of multiples, I loved looking at the names!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_multiple_births

Big families I know:

[name]Elizabeth[/name] (nn Bitsy)
[name]Rory[/name] (boy)
[name]Julie[/name]
[name]James[/name]
[name]Luke[/name]
[name]Kate[/name]

The [name]Hanson[/name] clan (haha)

[name]Clarke[/name] [name]Isaac[/name]
[name]Jordan[/name] [name]Taylor[/name]
[name]Zachary[/name] [name]Walker[/name]
[name]Jessica[/name] [name]Grace[/name]
[name]Avery[/name] [name]Laurel[/name]
[name]Joshua[/name] [name]Mackenzie[/name]
[name]Zoe[/name] [name]Genevieve[/name]

My big family:

[name]Charles[/name] [name]Stuart[/name] [name]Alexander[/name]
[name]George[/name] [name]Edward[/name]
[name]Henry[/name] [name]James[/name] [name]Joseph[/name]
[name]Mariella[/name] [name]Christina[/name]
[name]Louise[/name] [name]Rhiannon[/name]
[name]Holly[/name] [name]Ann[/name]
[name]Alice[/name] [name]Christina[/name] [name]Luella[/name]