Opinions on names?

We’ve had a variety of names picked out for a while… Now that I’m finally pregnant (after over two years and IVF!) it’s a little more real that we’ll have to actually name a little person in the summer…

I’d love to hear opinions/suggestions on our list. Our last name is short and the same as a make of car.

[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Kate[/name]
[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Claire[/name]
[name]Katharina[/name] [name]Lauren[/name]
[name]Katharina[/name] [name]Elena[/name]
[name]Sydney[/name] [name]Caroline[/name]
[name]Natasha[/name] [name]Lauren[/name]

[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]Owen[/name]
[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]James[/name]
[name]Coleman[/name] [name]James[/name]
[name]Coleman[/name] [name]Edward[/name]
[name]Graeme[/name] [name]Owen[/name]
[name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name]
[name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name]

No reason for [name]James[/name], we just like it as a middle name, and really middle names are pretty negotiable. Obviously, we haven’t figured out good middle names for some of them, and some of them I just threw out there. Right now, the top two first names for each gender are [name]Vivian[/name] and [name]Katharina[/name] for girls, and [name]Nathaniel[/name] and [name]Coleman[/name] for boys.

[name]Natasha[/name] [name]Lauren[/name] and [name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name], although I also like [name]Natalia[/name]

[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Kate[/name] and [name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name]


I like all of the names on your list, except [name]Sydney[/name].

But my favorites BY FAR are [name]Vivian[/name] and [name]Elias[/name] (well, I guess [name]Nathaniel[/name] is close up there too)!!!
I like [name]Vivian[/name] [name]Claire[/name] and [name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name] a great deal, BUT if you’re last name is one syllable, then I would suggest two-syllable middles for better flow:
[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Camille[/name]
[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Louise[/name]
[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Simone[/name]
[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Elise[/name]

[name]Elias[/name] [name]Nathan[/name] ([name]Elias[/name] [name]Nathaniel[/name] also works)
[name]Elias[/name] [name]Owen[/name]
[name]Elias[/name] [name]Quentin[/name]
[name]Elias[/name] [name]William[/name]

I love [name]Vivian[/name] and it is really the only one on the girls list that I like. I agree with pp that a longer middle might be nice with a short last name. [name]Vivian[/name] [name]Caroline[/name] is lovely.
For the boys, I like them all! I think [name]Elias[/name] is my favorite and, again, a longer middle might make a better flow. [name]Elias[/name] [name]William[/name], [name]Elias[/name] [name]Nathaniel[/name] work well.

Good luck and congratulations!

I love [name]Natalia[/name] and [name]Nathaniel[/name].

Congratulations! :slight_smile:

[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Kate[/name]: [name]LOVE[/name]!

[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Claire[/name]: I love this, too!

[name]Katharina[/name] [name]Lauren[/name]: I think that [name]Katharina[/name] is pretty, but [name]Lauren[/name] feels very trendy to me, even more so paired with [name]Katharina[/name].

[name]Katharina[/name] [name]Elena[/name]: I like both names, but not together. Because [name]Katharina[/name] ends with a vowel and [name]Elena[/name] begins with one, I have to pause between them when I say the name out loud.

[name]Natalia[/name]: I love this!

[name]Sydney[/name] [name]Caroline[/name]: I love [name]Caroline[/name], but [name]Sydney[/name] feels dated/trendy to me.

[name]Natasha[/name] [name]Lauren[/name]: I think [name]Natasha[/name] is very pretty, but [name]Lauren[/name]'s style is too different from [name]Natasha[/name]'s to me.

[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Kate[/name]/[name]Claire[/name] and [name]Natalia[/name] are my favorites from your list, and I love [name]Caroline[/name], too. :slight_smile:

[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]Owen[/name]: I [name]LOVE[/name] [name]Nathaniel[/name], and think this great!

[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]James[/name]: [name]LOVE[/name]!!!

[name]Coleman[/name] [name]James[/name]: Because I think of [name]Gary[/name] [name]Coleman[/name] from Different Strokes, I like some of your other names more.

[name]Coleman[/name] [name]Edward[/name]: [name]LOVE[/name] [name]Edward[/name]!

[name]Edward[/name]: [name]Love[/name]! :slight_smile:

[name]Graeme[/name] [name]Owen[/name]: I like [name]Graham[/name], but I don’t think it works very well with Own.

[name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name]: Amazing!

[name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name]: I love this, too!

[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]James[/name], [name]Edward[/name], [name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name], and [name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name] are my favorites! :slight_smile:

I love so many of your names! :slight_smile:

Good luck!

I love [name]Vivian[/name] [name]Claire[/name] and [name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]James[/name]!

[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Kate[/name]: [name]Kate[/name] seems pretty popular as a middle now…
[name]Vivian[/name] [name]Claire[/name]: it sounds a bit tough to say…also, if your last name is one syllable, I’d advise against one-syllable middle names.
[name]Katharina[/name] [name]Lauren[/name]: I don’t like [name]Lauren[/name] a lot…
[name]Katharina[/name] [name]Elena[/name]: ok–are you open to the spelling [name]Katarina[/name]?
[name]Natalia[/name]: I love this name
[name]Sydney[/name] [name]Caroline[/name]: I don’t like [name]Sydney[/name], or [name]Caroline[/name] used as a middle.
[name]Natasha[/name] [name]Lauren[/name]: see [name]Katharina[/name] [name]Lauren[/name], but I do like [name]Natasha[/name]…

[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]Owen[/name]: are you reading my mind?? I love this name!
[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]James[/name]: someone I know used this exact name combo recently, so it has been ruined for me…
[name]Coleman[/name] [name]James[/name]: I think of “[name]Coleman[/name] Grill”…
[name]Coleman[/name] [name]Edward[/name]: see [name]Coleman[/name] [name]James[/name]
[name]Edward[/name]: Ok, but I like [name]Edmund[/name] better
[name]Graeme[/name] [name]Owen[/name]: Not sure how to pronounce [name]Graeme[/name]…
[name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name]: [name]Elias[/name] might do better with a middle name not ending in “s”, but I really like it.
[name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name]: [name]Love[/name] it

Someone else suggested [name]Elias[/name] [name]Quentin[/name]/[name]Nathaniel[/name], which I love! Seems like my favs right now are [name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name], [name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]Owen[/name], [name]Natalia[/name], and [name]Kat/namearina [name]Elena[/name]. I’d also like to suggest:
[name]Lia[/name] [name]Vivian[/name]
[name]Noelle[/name] [name]Vivian[/name]
[name]Natasha[/name] [name]Clarence[/name]
[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]Finn[/name]

[name]Hope[/name] this helps!

[name]Love[/name] [name]Katharina[/name] and [name]Natasha[/name] for girls but don’t think [name]Elena[/name] flows well. Maybe [name]Katharina[/name] [name]Elaine[/name]? [name]Natasha[/name] [name]Lauren[/name] is cute but I’ve never liked the name [name]Lauren[/name]. And for boys I [name]LOVE[/name] [name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]James[/name], [name]Elias[/name] [name]James[/name], [name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name] and [name]Coleman[/name] [name]James[/name].

Also not a fan of [name]Vivian[/name]-and not sure why so many people love it?

I like [name]Natalia[/name] [name]Kate[/name] or [name]Natalia[/name] [name]Caroline[/name] but if you prefer [name]Katharina[/name] it is lovely with [name]Vivian[/name] as a middle!

[name]Nathaniel[/name] [name]Owen[/name] is great! I love [name]Sebastian[/name] [name]Charles[/name] too.