Middle name for characters Miriam & Ilan

For one of my short stories I’m writing, I need good middle names for my original characters, [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u], and her brother [name_m]Ilan[/name_m]. [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] is 18, while her brother is a bit younger than her. I would like both of their middle name to be of Hebrew origin, since they are both Jewish; and for their middle names to flow nicely with their first names, and to go nicely with the meaning of their first names. Their mother’s name will either be [name_f]Rivka[/name_f], [name_f]Chaya[/name_f], [name_f]Ayelet[/name_f], or [name_u]Yael[/name_u] (but I also can’t decide on which name to use for their mom either lol, so if anyone has any suggestions for that too, please feel free to let me know).

Middle names I came up with so far for [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] & [name_m]Ilan[/name_m]

  • [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Esther[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u] (I don’t know if this flows well or not)
  • [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Tova[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Ruth[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Ziva[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Orli[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_u]Asa[/name_u] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_u]Asher[/name_u] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_m]Zev[/name_m] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_m]Dov[/name_m] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
  • [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_m]Herschel[/name_m] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]

Are they Israeli or Diaspora Jews?

In other words, who are they named after? And what are their birthdays? (For example, [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] might more likely be [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Tova[/name_f] if she’s born at [name_m]Rosh[/name_m] Hashanah.)

As for preferences, I like [name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Aviya[/name_f] and [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_u]Lior[/name_u].

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They are Diaspora Jews. I was thinking they were both named after their older relatives who are no longer alive. Miriam’s birthday is [name_u]February[/name_u] 10th, and Ilan’s is [name_u]June[/name_u] 5th.

Oo those are nice middle names ^^ thanks so much for all the tips and help!! I really appreciate it ^^

You might use [name_f]Tu[/name_f] b’Shevat and Shavuos names for them, then.

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[name_f]Miriam[/name_f] Azarath [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
[name_f]Miriam[/name_f] Lyonette [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
[name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Abigail[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
[name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Taliah[/name_f] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]

[name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_m]Uri[/name_m] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
[name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_u]Elijah[/name_u] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
[name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_m]Dominick[/name_m] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]
[name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_u]Ivory[/name_u] [name_u]Rosen[/name_u]

[name_f]Miriam[/name_f] [name_f]Ruth[/name_f] and [name_m]Ilan[/name_m] [name_m]Dov[/name_m] are my favs!