Girls middle name with special meaning

We are having a girl, and we received the unfortunate news that she has a very rare genetic disorder and will not live more than a couple of years. We had already decided on the first name of [name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] (nn [name_f]Gwen[/name_f] or Gwennie) before learning her diagnosis. We’d like to give her a special middle name with meaning, but I’m not finding the right fit. We are Christians, and would prefer a spiritual or Christ-based name. However, we’re open to any suggestions. So far, we found [name_f]Elliette[/name_f] or [name_u]Elliot[/name_u], which is “God is our Savior”, but I’m not sure it flows and still want to keep searching. Any help would be appreciated.

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So sorry about your little girl’s diagnosis. Sending you lots of thoughts and prayers!

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[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Dove[/name_u]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Elise[/name_f] / [name_f]Elsie[/name_f] (as a form of Elizabeth)
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Faith[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Glory[/name_f] / [name_f]Gloria[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Hope[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Jemima[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Joanna[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Mary[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Mercy[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Noemi[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Salome[/name_f]

Saints’ names

[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Adele[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Agnes[/name_f] / [name_f]Ines[/name_f] / [name_f]Inez[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Flora[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Judith[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Lea[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Therese[/name_f] / [name_f]Tessa[/name_f] / [name_f]Tess[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Zita[/name_f]


Firstly I’m so sorry to hear your daughter’s diagnosis sending you lots of love :two_hearts:

You’ve had so many @CaraMarie20 so count any repeats as me being in agreement with her essentially

I really like the idea of using a name with the meaning of ‘G-d gift’

[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Theodora[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Isadora[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Dorothy[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Gia[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Dorothea[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] Sunnvia ‘sun gift meaning’
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Dora[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Mattea[/name_f]

I really like the idea of [name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Gia[/name_f] ‘Gigi’ such a beautiful name.

[name_f]Hope[/name_f] this helped

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I’m so sorry to hear that

[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] is a beautiful name. I like the suggestions of [name_f]Faith[/name_f], [name_f]Mary[/name_f] & [name_u]Dove[/name_u] as middles

Other ideas - [name_f]Ruth[/name_f], [name_f]Esther[/name_f], [name_f]Vera[/name_f], [name_f]Mary[/name_f], [name_f]Phoebe[/name_f], [name_f]Eliora[/name_f] / [name_u]Lior[/name_u], [name_f]Julia[/name_f], [name_f]Sarah[/name_f], [name_f]Tabitha[/name_f]. And [name_u]Willow[/name_u] or [name_f]Lily[/name_f] (both mentioned in Bible verses)

[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] is a beautiful name for your daughter.

[name_f]Anastasia[/name_f] (resurrection)
[name_f]Vera[/name_f] (truth in Latin or faith in Russian)
[name_f]Jane[/name_f] (God is gracious)

I love [name_u]Elliot[/name_u] / [name_f]Elliette[/name_f], and I think it flows perfectly fine with [name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f]. Other options:
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Psalm[/name_u]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Praise[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Prayer[/name_u]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Faith[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Chapel[/name_u]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Love[/name_u]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Eve[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Grace[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Heaven[/name_f] (or Nevaeh)
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Eden[/name_u]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Genesis[/name_u]

Some very special wishes for a very special daughter. I really love @krijesnica’s suggestion of [name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_u]Dove[/name_u]. Whilst a name can have a beautiful meaning, I like the immediate imagery of [name_u]Dove[/name_u].

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I’m so sorry about your daughters diagnosis. I’m praying for you and your family. [name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] is a beautiful name

I love some of the suggestions

[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Praise[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Faith[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Mary[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Elise[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Hope[/name_f]

Other thoughts for you
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Eliza[/name_f] “ pledged to god”
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Theodora[/name_f] “gift of god”
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Angelica[/name_f]
[name_f]Gwendolyn[/name_f] [name_f]Parisa[/name_f] “like an angel”