Sibling for Everett

Hello! I have an 11 month old name [name_u]Everett[/name_u] [name_m]Truman[/name_m]. I am four months pregnant and we are team green (I love surprises!). If it’s a girl, my husband and I would most likely name her [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] [name_f]Kae[/name_f] (or Kay). But if it’s another boy, we are struggling a little. We both like [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] and middle name [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] (after his father), but I’m worried that [name_u]Everett[/name_u] and [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] are too similar. Any advice is much appreciated!! TIA!

I think [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] and [name_u]Everett[/name_u] go well together! [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] being too close is personal taste, I can see people falling on either side. You may like something like [name_u]August[/name_u] that still has the t but a different sound than [name_u]Everett[/name_u]. I think [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] is a great option though!

I think [name_u]Everett[/name_u] and [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] are cute, but if they are a little too similar for you maybe you would like…



[name_m]Atticus[/name_m] (Atticus [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] would be so handsome)




[name_f]Hazel[/name_f] [name_f]Kae[/name_f] is the sweetest!!

I love [name_u]Everett[/name_u] & [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] but its very T heavy

[name_u]Everett[/name_u] & _______

[name_u]Remy[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_u]Callum[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_m]Felix[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_m]Franklin[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_m]Malcom[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_u]Phoenix[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] “Finn”
[name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_u]Spencer[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_u]Chandler[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_u]Lionel[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]
[name_m]Magnus[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]

[name_u]Everett[/name_u] and [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] are the stylistically great with one another but the sounds are so similar it makes the sibling set feel overly coordinated. It’s not just the double ‘t’, it’s ‘e’ vowel sound across every syllable. It’s also worth considering future siblings and whether that affects your choice.

But you’re in a good position since you already have one name you both like and there’s still time to find other options. [name_f]May[/name_f] I suggest some tailored names that may suit your style; [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_u]Jasper[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_m]Arthur[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_m]Phillip[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_u]Maxwell[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_m]Vincent[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_m]Oscar[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_u]Dexter[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_m]Walter[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m], [name_m]Lewis[/name_m] [name_m]Gordon[/name_m]

[name_m]Hi[/name_m] there.

Well, [name_u]Everett[/name_u] & [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] would be just lovely together. I really like [name_u]Bennett[/name_u], but do feel like maybe [name_u]Everett[/name_u] & [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] are a bit rhyme-y. [name_f]Do[/name_f] you like [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] as a fn? [name_u]Everett[/name_u] & [name_m]Gordon[/name_m] would be dashing.

A few more ideas that might be up your alley:



















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

Maybe [name_m]Benson[/name_m]?

Your son has a great name, and I adore [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] [name_f]Kae[/name_f]! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: I’m torn about [name_u]Everett[/name_u] and [name_u]Bennett[/name_u]. If you both loved [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] above all other options, or it had a special meaning to your family, I’d probably say go for it. But the similarity–especially the visual similarity–of the two names does bother me. Using both [name_u]Everett[/name_u] and [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] as inspiration, I love the previous suggestions of [name_u]August[/name_u], [name_m]Franklin[/name_m], [name_u]Jonah[/name_u], [name_u]Jude[/name_u], [name_u]Miles[/name_u], [name_u]Owen[/name_u], [name_m]Simon[/name_m], and [name_m]Walter[/name_m]. [name_u]Or[/name_u] maybe [name_u]Everett[/name_u], (Hazel), and…


I have an [name_u]Everett[/name_u]! And [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] is my top girls choice :slight_smile:
[name_u]Love[/name_u] your choices. [name_u]Bennett[/name_u] is awesome, I don’t think it’s too close and I’d use it.
Good luck!!

Thank you for all of the advice! Some of these names I am loving, like [name_m]Franklin[/name_m] and [name_u]Maxwell[/name_u]. I love [name_m]Arthur[/name_m], but that is my BILs middle name and they name use it in the future. I’m going to write a list of these and show my husband. Hopefully we will agree on something! Thanks again!

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