Thoughts on this Sib Set?

[name_u]Four[/name_u] is my ideal number of kids, so I’ve been playing around with groups of 4 and what names and honor middle names I would give them. This sib set is my current obsession but I’m not sure I’m 100% happy with it.

[name_u]Oleander[/name_u] [name_f]Edelweiss[/name_f] Ampersand
[name_u]Basil[/name_u] [name_m]Clarence[/name_m] Ampersand
[name_u]Laureate[/name_u] [name_u]Lyn[/name_u] Ampersand
[name_m]Dashiell[/name_m] [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u] Ampersand

I like longer more unique somewhat gender-neutral first names. Any thoughts on moving around middle names or suggesting similar first names are welcome. Or if you like this set let me know! TIA

I think your names are really interesting!
Is Ampersand the last name, a maiden name turned middle name or just an honor middle name you want in all your combos?
I feel like [name_u]Oleander[/name_u] Edewleiss doesn’t work. Both are really long, really unique plant names, and together they’re a bit much. I love both names individually though!
[name_u]Basil[/name_u] [name_m]Clarence[/name_m] is so handsome and classy!
I don’t know how to pronounce [name_u]Laureate[/name_u], I’d love to know! But I love most Laur- namse so I’m sure I’ll like this combo lol
[name_m]Dashiel[/name_m] [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u] - I’m not a fan of [name_m]Dashiel[/name_m]/Dashiell normally, but it’s so stunning with [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u]!! [name_f]Lovely[/name_f] combo. I will say though the [name_m]Dashiel[/name_m] spelling looks a bit weird to me, I’ve only ever seen it as [name_m]Dashiell[/name_m]. That’s just me though!

First name suggestions:
[name_f]Anais[/name_f]
[name_u]Artemis[/name_u]
[name_f]Arrietty[/name_f]
[name_f]Aveline[/name_f]
[name_f]Arwen[/name_f]
[name_f]Arianell[/name_f]
[name_f]Birdie[/name_f]
[name_f]Corisande[/name_f]
[name_u]Calypso[/name_u]
[name_u]Damaris[/name_u]
[name_f]Elsinore[/name_f]
[name_f]Elspeth[/name_f]
[name_f]Eulalie[/name_f]
[name_f]Ffion[/name_f]
[name_u]Finch[/name_u]
[name_f]Ferelith[/name_f]
[name_f]Godelieve[/name_f]
[name_u]Honor[/name_u]
[name_f]Hester[/name_f]
[name_f]Hesper[/name_f]
[name_f]Helisent[/name_f]
[name_f]Lilium[/name_f]
[name_f]Lilias[/name_f]
[name_f]Lilliet[/name_f]
Lillevi
Liselot
[name_f]Lavender[/name_f]
[name_u]Lumen[/name_u]
[name_f]Luneth[/name_f]
[name_u]Larkspur[/name_u]
[name_f]Magdalen[/name_f]
[name_f]Melusine[/name_f]
[name_f]Mireille[/name_f]
[name_f]Maris[/name_f]
[name_u]Mallow[/name_u]
[name_f]Maiwenn[/name_f]
[name_f]Merewen[/name_f]
[name_f]Marsaili[/name_f]
[name_f]Nell[/name_f]
[name_f]Niobe[/name_f]
[name_f]Opal[/name_f]
[name_f]Ondine[/name_f]
[name_u]Penrose[/name_u]
[name_u]Peregrine[/name_u]
[name_f]Rosenwyn[/name_f]
[name_f]Rhiannon[/name_f]
[name_f]Saga[/name_f]
[name_f]Soleil[/name_f]
[name_u]Sinclair[/name_u]
[name_u]Solstice[/name_u]
[name_f]Sable[/name_f]
[name_u]Tempest[/name_u]
[name_f]Thomais[/name_f]
[name_u]Valentine[/name_u]
[name_f]Willodean[/name_f]
[name_f]Zephirine[/name_f]
[name_m]Astrophel[/name_m]
Bluejay
[name_m]Cyprian[/name_m]
[name_u]Cypress[/name_u]
[name_u]Cove[/name_u]
[name_m]Cosimo[/name_m]
[name_m]Cosmo[/name_m]
[name_m]Corentin[/name_m]
[name_m]Castor[/name_m]
[name_u]Conifer[/name_u]
[name_u]Ellis[/name_u]
[name_m]Emrys[/name_m]
[name_m]Endymion[/name_m]
[name_m]Fraser[/name_m]
[name_u]Florian[/name_u]
[name_m]Fenris[/name_m]
[name_u]Ira[/name_u]
[name_m]Linus[/name_m]
[name_m]Laszlo[/name_m]
[name_m]Locryn[/name_m]
[name_m]Laurent[/name_m]
[name_u]Linden[/name_u]
[name_u]Meridian[/name_u]
[name_m]Nestor[/name_m]
[name_m]Nicasio[/name_m]
[name_m]Nicanor[/name_m]
[name_u]Noel[/name_u]
[name_u]Orion[/name_u]
[name_m]Oren[/name_m]
[name_u]Oberon[/name_u] or [name_u]Auberon[/name_u]
[name_u]Percy[/name_u]
[name_m]Prosper[/name_m]
[name_u]Pippin[/name_u]
[name_m]Pascal[/name_m]
[name_m]Reuben[/name_m]
[name_m]Rafferty[/name_m]
[name_m]Shepherd[/name_m]
[name_m]Soren[/name_m]
[name_m]Stellan[/name_m]
[name_m]Thorin[/name_m]
[name_u]Valentine[/name_u]
[name_u]Zephyr[/name_u]

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I really like this sib set! I like the individual names and they fit really well together.

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That’s a very interesting sibset.

I love [name_u]Oleander[/name_u] [name_f]Edelweiss[/name_f] and [name_u]Basil[/name_u] [name_m]Clarence[/name_m]. [name_u]Laureate[/name_u] [name_u]Lyn[/name_u] goes very well with those two, but to me [name_u]Laureate[/name_u] feels a little awkward. I can see the appeal, maybe I could like it if I’d gotten used to it. [name_u]Lyn[/name_u] comes across as somewhat unsubstantial next to [name_f]Edelweiss[/name_f], [name_m]Clarence[/name_m] and [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u] as middle names, but I like the sound of [name_u]Laureate[/name_u] [name_u]Lyn[/name_u]. [name_m]Dashiell[/name_m] seems to stand out in this sibset, it has a completely different feel to me than the other three. I do love [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u] though.

Endellion
[name_u]Azariah[/name_u]
[name_u]Orion[/name_u]
[name_u]Atlas[/name_u]
[name_m]Kerrigan[/name_m]
[name_m]Hawthorn[/name_m]
[name_u]Ocean[/name_u]
[name_f]Winsome[/name_f]
[name_f]Callisto[/name_f]
[name_m]Pascal[/name_m]
[name_f]Perrine[/name_f]
[name_m]Clarence[/name_m]
[name_u]Constantine[/name_u]
[name_u]Valentine[/name_u]
[name_u]Zephyr[/name_u]

I love your set btw! I really like [name_u]Basil[/name_u] [name_m]Clarence[/name_m] and [name_m]Dashiel[/name_m] [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u]

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Ampersand would be the last name, thanks for asking!

Like the begging of [name_u]Lawrence[/name_u], law-ree-et

This was the best online pronunciation I could find

I like it for the meaning “wreathed with laurel as a mark of honor” and the association with laurel. I think [name_f]Lore[/name_f] would be a cute nn :slight_smile:

That was definitely a typo, thanks for catching it! I’ll edit the post

These are all so great, thanks! [name_u]Peregrine[/name_u] is also one of my faves. Resenwyn is delightful. [name_f]Willodean[/name_f] is wonderful! [name_u]Ellis[/name_u] is really cute too

Thanks for your thoughts :slight_smile: I really like [name_u]Laureate[/name_u] but it is a little more out there than the others, I like it’s botanical origins and I think that ties it with [name_u]Oleander[/name_u] and [name_u]Basil[/name_u]. [name_m]Dashiell[/name_m] is the standout in that group, I do see it.

Any suggestions one something naturey that might take the place of [name_m]Dashiell[/name_m]?

Endellion is a guilty pleasure of mine!

Hawthorn is a great idea, I think it would fit great with these names!

Laureate as in baccalaureate? I like this word name!

Laureate [name_u]Lyn[/name_u] reminds me of [name_f]Loretta[/name_f] [name_u]Lynn[/name_u] (American country singer). I like the alliteration here but not in [name_m]Dashiell[/name_m] [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u]—maybe because [name_u]Dandelion[/name_u] is so “d” heavy with the “dandy” part?

I don’t care for the two plant names in [name_u]Oleander[/name_u] [name_f]Edelweiss[/name_f]. I like them individually, though.

Basil [name_m]Clarence[/name_m] is gorgeous. By far my favorite of your names.

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Maybe these could work:

Aspen
[name_u]Falcon[/name_u]
[name_u]Gannet[/name_u]
[name_u]Onyx[/name_u]
[name_m]Thorne[/name_m]
[name_m]Leonidas[/name_m]
[name_m]Jupiter[/name_m]
[name_u]Starling[/name_u]
[name_u]Cobalt[/name_u]

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