Ivy, Martin, Oscar, June, &…

I am unexpectedly expecting baby #5, and thinking about names to distract myself from how crazy that feels. My lists are super short though and I’m looking for inspiration! I like recognizable and easy to spell, but not super trendy (fine with it becoming more popular, just hopefully not rocketing up the charts). I don’t want to repeat first letters of my other children’s names. I might like an -a ending for a girl or -o for a boy? Not totally set on that, but it would give each child a unique sound.

So far I’ve got:

Thea (unlikely to use, but love it)

Emile (this is probably too confusing for an American audience for my usual tastes)

So, what would you name a sibling for Ivy Coraline, Martin Jake, Oscar Truman, and June Lyra?

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With [name_f]Ivy[/name_f], [name_m]Martin[/name_m], [name_m]Oscar[/name_m] and [name_u]June[/name_u], I really love [name_f]Ada[/name_f], [name_f]Eliza[/name_f] and Franklin!!!

Some that came to mind:



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[name_m]Hi[/name_m] there.

You did a nice job the first four times!

Here are my thoughts for a little brother or sister-


Ada-I think that [name_f]Ada[/name_f] is really sweet, smart & pretty. It’s simple & vintage & goes perfectly w/your crew. It’s getting kind of popular, but I don’t think that it’s top ten material.

Rosa-This is okay. I really adore [name_f]Rose[/name_f], [name_f]Rosalie[/name_f] even [name_f]Rosalia[/name_f]. I can’t get into just [name_f]Rosa[/name_f] though. Maybe it feels too dramatic?

Thea-Too bad, I like this. It gives me very similar vibes to [name_f]Ada[/name_f], but maybe less common. [name_u]Theo[/name_u] is really getting popular for a boy though.

Eliza-This is good. I don’t like it as much as the [name_f]Ada[/name_f] or [name_f]Thea[/name_f]. Maybe I’m just annoyed that it’s getting trendy due to [name_m]Hamilton[/name_m].

Ramona-This is a name that I should like, but just can’t get into. It’s perfectly nice & well known but not popular. I just think that it sounds a little bit heavy.


Emile-I agree that this is not quite right if you’re in the U.S. People won’t know how to say it & think that it sounds feminine.

Franklin-This is cute & totally fits w/the vibe of [name_m]Martin[/name_m] & [name_m]Oscar[/name_m] especially.

Sylvan-Not into this one. Something about it sounds snake-y…which is weird, because I really like [name_f]Sylvia[/name_f] for a girl.

A few other ideas you may like-



















































[name_f]Hope[/name_f] this helps. :slight_smile:


Firstly congratulations!

Your children have lovely names I especially adore [name_u]June[/name_u] [name_f]Lyra[/name_f] that’s beautiful swooning over [name_u]June[/name_u] [name_f]Lyra[/name_f].

Anyways moving onto baby #5 from your list I love all your girls with my favourite being [name_f]Rosa[/name_f]. [name_f]Rosa[/name_f] is such a gorgeous name that has this old school Hollywood glamour vibe she’s stunning feeling rather refreshing. I like [name_f]Rosa[/name_f] in your sibling set especially as your girls have strong word associations that feel connected to nature. The name [name_u]June[/name_u] has so many nature connections in my opinion so I feel that [name_f]Rosa[/name_f] definitely is in keeping. After [name_f]Rosa[/name_f] my favourite is [name_f]Eliza[/name_f] for your sibling set.

With your boys my favourite is [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] and I think he works the best with your boys names whereas I feel [name_m]Emile[/name_m] & [name_m]Sylvan[/name_m] are very stylistically different.

[name_f]Hope[/name_f] this helped

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[name_f]Thea[/name_f] [name_f]Eliza[/name_f]
[name_f]Thea[/name_f] [name_f]Ramona[/name_f]
And [name_m]Emile[/name_m] [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] sound so cute together


[name_f]Ivy[/name_f], [name_m]Martin[/name_m], [name_m]Oscar[/name_m], [name_u]June[/name_u] and:



Your kids’ names are so lovely BTW, especially [name_m]Oscar[/name_m] [name_m]Truman[/name_m] and [name_u]June[/name_u] [name_f]Lyra[/name_f]! I also love [name_f]Ada[/name_f] and Thea; [name_f]Rosa[/name_f], [name_f]Ramona[/name_f], [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] and [name_m]Emile[/name_m] are great too. Good luck!

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Holy swoon worthy sibset!!

I adore Emil and believe is crazy over looked in the states

Emil Ronan or Franklin Sylvester / Ramona Blythe or Ada Evangeline would make stunning additions

Other ideas

Ivy, Martin, Oscar, June, & _______:

Callum/Calix Dean
Cecil Xavier
Corbin Rhys
Cedric Rowan
Rueben Tate
Rupert Graham
Edsel Arthur
Errol Augustin
Clifford Emmett
Asa Bellamy
Nehemiah Conrad
Barnaby Cole
Hoyt Roland
Quade Harvey
Darren/Warren Quincy
Tate Bronson
Alec Orson
Desmond Forrest
Vincent Leland
Remy Lionel
Rocco Albie
Felix Bernard
Sterling Walter
Lawerence Joel “Lars”
Terrence Vaughn “Tate”
Calvin Reid
Linus Malcom
Clyde Murphy
Floyd Darby
Alisdair Roman
Duncan Luther


Priscilla Dawn
Ursula Alice “Lula”
Veda Magnolia
Vera Audrey
Emmeline Joy
Tabitha Lorraine
Lorelei Maeve
Cordelia/Delia Marnie
Lydia Adelaide
Astrid Olympia
Corinne Octavia
Leona Winter
Bridget Eloise
Farrah Jean
Georgia Beatrice
Hazel Maxine
Cecily/Cecilia Florence
Nadine Felicity
Lorna Miriam
Estelle Daphne “Stella”
Freida Noelle
Margo Ruby
Della Fay
Etta Maisie
Rita Darcy

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I think [name_f]Rhea[/name_f] or [name_f]Raya[/name_f] would be a good addition for your children. [name_f]Rhea[/name_f] (Ree-ah) and [name_f]Raya[/name_f] (Ray-ah).

Another thing I noticed is [name_f]Ivy[/name_f] has 3 letter, [name_u]June[/name_u] has 4, [name_m]Oscar[/name_m] has 5 and [name_m]Martin[/name_m] has 5. So a cute pattern for your 5th child is to have 7 letters.


I can’t think of any boys names but I will add more if I can think of more

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[name_f]Ivy[/name_f], [name_m]Martin[/name_m], [name_m]Oscar[/name_m], [name_u]June[/name_u] and



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Thank you all for the replies. So many great suggestions!

Does anyone have any thoughts on [name_m]Stewart[/name_m]? Is the world ready for baby Stewie? [name_u]Will[/name_u] everyone talk to him in the Family [name_m]Guy[/name_m] voice? Is it too serious for our sibset? It’s a family name, and could definitely go in a middle slot. [name_u]Or[/name_u] not, only two of our kids have nods to relatives in their names.

Congratulations on number five! I think [name_m]Stewart[/name_m] would work with your family. I wouldn’t even think of Family [name_m]Guy[/name_m].

I love [name_f]Rosa[/name_f], [name_f]Eliza[/name_f], and [name_m]Sylvan[/name_m].

A couple other ideas:



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[name_u]Love[/name_u] the names you have chosen for your children so far. I’d love to see [name_f]Thea[/name_f] with them. [name_f]Thea[/name_f] [name_f]Clementine[/name_f] ??

Like the ideas already mentioned…
[name_f]Ivy[/name_f], [name_m]Martin[/name_m], [name_m]Oscar[/name_m], [name_u]June[/name_u] and….
[name_f]Thea[/name_f] #1
[name_f]Tess[/name_f] or [name_f]Tessa[/name_f]
[name_f]Anna[/name_f] or [name_f]Hannah[/name_f]


Other ideas…
[name_f]Rowena[/name_f] (said with a short e sound)

[name_m]Edmund[/name_m] or [name_m]Edmond[/name_m]
[name_u]Austin[/name_u] or [name_u]Austen[/name_u]

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I think each of your girl ideas are flawless, and I personally love [name_m]Emile[/name_m] for a boy with your set.

You mentioned “o” endings for boys, which I think would be fun. [name_u]Nico[/name_u] or [name_u]Theo[/name_u]?

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I love [name_f]Eliza[/name_f]! [name_f]Thea[/name_f] and [name_f]Ada[/name_f] are great as well. I really like [name_m]Emile[/name_m] and don’t think it’s too much for Americans.

[name_u]Arlo[/name_u] would go well with siblings and gives you that O ending. Other suggestions: [name_u]Brett[/name_u], [name_m]Brent[/name_m], [name_u]William[/name_u], [name_m]Grant[/name_m], [name_u]Noel[/name_u], [name_u]Dean[/name_u], [name_u]Eli[/name_u], [name_m]Pierce[/name_m] or [name_m]Clark[/name_m].

I also like the suggestion of [name_f]Tessa[/name_f]. Others are: [name_f]Elise[/name_f], [name_f]Clara[/name_f], [name_f]Margot[/name_f], [name_f]Adele[/name_f] or [name_f]Adella[/name_f].

Congratulations and best of luck!

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Gut check. [name_u]August[/name_u] is totally out since I already have a [name_u]June[/name_u], right? I really love [name_u]Gus[/name_u] and [name_m]Auggie[/name_m]. [name_m]Angus[/name_m] and [name_m]Fergus[/name_m] are lovely but weird with the sibset and no cultural ties (plenty of Scottish and Irish blood, but no one in the family even knew until I did our tree on ancestry, lol).


We’re pretty set on [name_f]Ada[/name_f] if it’s a girl. All of the boy names I suggested are off the table though. DH has the same issues with [name_m]Emile[/name_m] that he always had, still doesn’t like [name_m]Sylvan[/name_m] (I’ve been trying since child #2), and apparently [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] is too inextricably linked to [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] [name_m]Graham[/name_m] for him to deal with. [name_u]Francis[/name_u] (the other obvious way to Frankie) is also out because he can only think of [name_u]Francis[/name_u] Underwood from House of Cards :laughing: If we end up finding out it’s a boy, I may wait until the awesome looking new Batman movie comes out and give [name_m]Alfred[/name_m] a hard sell. [name_u]Andy[/name_u] Serkis is playing [name_m]Alfred[/name_m] and should update the dusty old man vibe a bit. I really love [name_u]Freddie[/name_u], but [name_m]Frederick[/name_m] is a bit too fancy for us.

ETA: also thinking over [name_m]Edwin[/name_m] and [name_m]Edgar[/name_m], possibly with [name_u]Teddy[/name_u] as a nickname.