What are your grandparents' names?

Sorry if this thread has been done before (I’m sure it almost certainly has!), but I didn’t come across any similar in my search. ANYWAY, the title says it all, what are your grandparents’ names? Old people names have become so popular for babies these days and lots of people like to include their grandparents’ names as part of their baby’s name. I’ve included my great grandparents just so I could list as many names as possible!

Grandparents:

[name]Audrey[/name] [name]Irene[/name]
[name]Margaret[/name] [name]Mary[/name]
[name]Antonius[/name] [name]Wilhelm[/name]
[name]Roy[/name] (no middle name)

Great Grandparents:

[name]Anna[/name] (no middle name)
[name]Dorothea[/name] [name]May[/name]
[name]Esther[/name] [name]Elizabeth[/name]
[name]Margaret[/name] [name]Mary[/name] (yes, she’s the mother of the other [name]Margaret[/name] [name]Mary[/name]!)
[name]Reinhold[/name] [name]Friedrich[/name]
[name]Stanley[/name] [name]William[/name]
[name]Thomas[/name] [name]Leigh[/name]
[name]William[/name] (I don’t know his middle name)

Did you/will you include any of your grandparents’ names in your children’s names? I’d like to include [name]Audrey[/name] in my future daughter’s name (as either first or middle).

Grandparents:
[name]Dorothy[/name] [name]Lou[/name]
[name]William[/name] [name]Rhea[/name] (pronounced [name]Ray[/name])
[name]Betty[/name] [name]Joyce[/name]
[name]Ronnie[/name] [name]Neil[/name]

Great Grandparents (that I know of):
[name]Francis[/name] [name]Lorene[/name]
[name]Walter[/name] (don’t know middle)
[name]Elizabeth[/name] [name]Mary[/name]
[name]Lyman[/name] [name]Joseph[/name]

Maternal Grandparents
[name]Ronald[/name] [name]Charles[/name] son of [name]John[/name] Sturdy & [name]Ethel[/name] [name]Maude[/name]
[name]Shirley[/name] [name]May[/name] daughter of [name]Joseph[/name] [name]Patrick[/name] & [name]Mabel[/name] (?)

Paternal grandparents
[name]Richard[/name] Stanilas son of Hormidas [name]Felix[/name] & [name]Eliza[/name] (?)
[name]Clara[/name] [name]Ann[/name] daughter of [name]Josef[/name] [name]Benno[/name] & [name]Marie[/name] Lusie

I plan on using [name]Maeve[/name] as a mn after my Irish grandmother

Paternal Great grandparents:
[name]Helen[/name]
[name]Robert[/name] [name]Franklin[/name]
[name]Virginia[/name]
[name]Glenn[/name]

Paternal grandparents:
[name]Robert[/name] [name]William[/name] son of [name]Robert[/name] [name]Franklin[/name] and [name]Helen[/name]
[name]Arlene[/name] [name]Adele[/name] daughter of [name]Glenn[/name] and [name]Virginia[/name]

Maternal Great Grandparents:
[name]Agnes[/name]
[name]Walter[/name] (I think, I don’t know how trustworthy old orphanage records are)
[name]Stella[/name]
[name]William[/name] [name]Churchill[/name]

Maternal grandparents:
[name]Walter[/name] [name]Anthony[/name] son if [name]Agnes[/name] and [name]Walter[/name]
[name]Phyllis[/name] (no middle) daughter of [name]Stella[/name] and [name]William[/name]

[name]Carolyn[/name], [name]Myrtle[/name], [name]Henry[/name], and [name]William[/name]. Plus [name]Harold[/name], [name]Gloria[/name], [name]Betty[/name], and [name]Charles[/name].

Grandparents:
[name]Charles[/name] [name]Thomas[/name]
[name]Cynthia[/name] [name]May[/name]
[name]Stanislaw[/name] “[name]Stanley[/name]” [name]Dominic[/name]
[name]Margaret[/name] [name]Cecilia[/name]

Great-Grandparents:
[name]Frank[/name]
[name]Cecilia[/name]
Theophil [name]Alexander[/name] (went by [name]Alex[/name])
[name]Anastasia[/name] (went by [name]Nancy[/name])
[name]John[/name]
[name]Josie[/name] [name]Lee[/name]
N.F. (Only know his initials)
[name]Della[/name] [name]Mae[/name]

Maternal grandparents: [name]Thomas[/name] [name]Irving[/name] and [name]Gerd[/name] Motzveldt
Paternal grandparents: [name]George[/name] Wadsworth and [name]Helen[/name]
Maternal great-grandparents: [name]Georg[/name] [name]Willem[/name] and [name]Sofie[/name]-[name]Katarine[/name]; [name]Rocco[/name] [name]John[/name] and [name]Sofie[/name]-[name]Katarine[/name]
[name]George[/name] [name]Thomas[/name] and [name]Lina[/name] Cushman
Paternal great-grandparents: [name]George[/name] Cushman and [name]Eleanor[/name] [name]Dow[/name]
[name]Philip[/name] Melanchthon and [name]Maria[/name] [name]Luise[/name]
Parents: Wadsworth and [name]Elaine[/name] Motzveldt

Grandparents:
[name]Howard[/name] [name]Blaine[/name] (always went by [name]Blaine[/name])
[name]Gail[/name] (no middle)
[name]William[/name] [name]Arthur[/name] (went by [name]Art[/name])
[name]Delma[/name] Folus

Great Grandparents
Burlean
[name]Emma[/name] L.
[name]Alvin[/name]
[name]Hattie[/name]
[name]William[/name] [name]Wallace[/name]
[name]Zona[/name] [name]May[/name]
[name]Bert[/name] [name]Walker[/name]
[name]Aretta[/name]

Great Great Grandparents
[name]Jacob[/name]
Idora Sisson
[name]Joseph[/name] [name]Bailey[/name]
[name]Samantha[/name] [name]Jane[/name]
[name]Timothy[/name] [name]Nicholas[/name]
[name]Catherine[/name]
[name]Jesse[/name]
[name]Mary[/name] [name]Josephine[/name]
[name]Bennett[/name]
[name]Sarah[/name] [name]Catherine[/name]
[name]Alonzo[/name] [name]Bird[/name]
[name]Albina[/name]
[name]Thomas[/name] W.
[name]Sarah[/name] [name]Ellen[/name]
[name]John[/name] [name]Henry[/name]
[name]Madeline[/name]

And [name]Even[/name] Further Back
[name]Abraham[/name]
[name]Jane[/name]
[name]Thomas[/name]
[name]Rachel[/name] (multiple)
[name]James[/name] (multiple)
[name]Elizabeth[/name]
[name]Henry[/name] (multiple)
[name]Dorcas[/name]
[name]Malinda[/name]
[name]Eli[/name]
[name]Sarah[/name]
[name]Idina[/name]
[name]John[/name] (multiple)
[name]Ann[/name]
[name]Thomas[/name]
[name]Phebe[/name]
[name]Isaac[/name] [name]Sanson[/name]
[name]Felix[/name]
[name]Lavina[/name]
[name]Adam[/name] (multiple)
[name]Christopher[/name]
[name]Lovinia[/name]
[name]Dixon[/name]
[name]Samuel[/name]
[name]Nancy[/name]
[name]Joab[/name]
[name]Daniel[/name] (multiple)
[name]Charles[/name]
[name]Lucinda[/name]
[name]Cynthia[/name]
[name]David[/name] [name]Jonathan[/name]
[name]John[/name] [name]Wesley[/name]
[name]Hans[/name] [name]George[/name]
[name]Maria[/name]
[name]George[/name]
[name]Marion[/name] (male)
[name]Martha[/name] [name]Ann[/name]
[name]Joseph[/name]
[name]Sally[/name]
[name]Margaret[/name]
[name]Christian[/name]
[name]Hannah[/name]

Grandparents

[name]Helen[/name]
[name]Herbert[/name]
[name]Jack[/name]
[name]Jean[/name]

Great-Grandparents:

[name]Jessie[/name]
[name]Laura[/name]
[name]Herbert[/name]
[name]David[/name]
[name]Cecil[/name]
[name]Tom[/name]
[name]Florence[/name]

I don’t know all the middle names as I don’t have a family tree on hand, as for incorporating their names I like the idea of using [name]Helen[/name], [name]Florence[/name] and [name]Jack[/name].

Paternal: [name]Odile[/name] and [name]Fran[/name]çois
Maternal: [name]Neil[/name] and [name]Estella[/name]

There is a previous thread discussing grandparents’ name. You can find it here:
https://nameberry.com/nametalk/threads/113932-Grandparent-s-Names

Maternal:
[name]Preston[/name] Breckinridge
[name]Lois[/name] [name]Eugenia[/name]

Paternal:
[name]Gordon[/name] [name]Richard[/name]
[name]Marilyn[/name] [name]Britton[/name]

‘Step’ Grandparents:
[name]Dorcas[/name] [name]Amelia[/name]
[name]Roy[/name] (no mn)

Grandparents names with their parents listed beside them:
[name]Elsie[/name] [name]Rae[/name] — [name]John[/name] [name]Berkley[/name], [name]Elsie[/name] [name]Lillian[/name] [name]Annie[/name] love this!!
[name]Ian[/name] Murdoch — [name]John[/name] Murdoch, [name]Mavis[/name] [name]Muriel[/name]
[name]Bernice[/name] [name]Kay[/name] — [name]Bernard[/name] [name]Michael[/name], [name]Alice[/name] [name]Mabel[/name]
[name]Walter[/name] [name]James[/name] — [name]Walter[/name] [name]Benjamin[/name], [name]Jane[/name] [name]Stewart[/name]

I’ve only just noticed that three of my grandparents have the same name or similar ([name]Bernice[/name], [name]Bernard[/name]) as their father or mother. 2nd generation [name]Walter[/name] and [name]Elsie[/name] go by [name]James[/name] and [name]Rae[/name]. Also 3 generations back in the family tree there is an [name]Alice[/name] [name]Kate[/name] [name]Eva[/name] - how I [name]LOVE[/name]!!

Sarahmezz: I adore [name]Esther[/name] [name]Elizabeth[/name] and [name]Audrey[/name] [name]Irene[/name]

Grandparents

[name]Julia[/name] and [name]Harry[/name]
[name]Vera[/name] and [name]Michael[/name]

Great Grandparents

[name]John[/name] [name]Arthur[/name] and [name]Barbara[/name] [name]Anne[/name]
[name]Mary[/name] [name]Pearl[/name] and [name]Michael[/name] [name]Herbert[/name]

Grandparents:
[name]Helen[/name] & [name]Albert[/name],
[name]Frank[/name] ([name]Francis[/name]) & [name]Alma[/name]

Great-grandparents:
[name]James[/name] & [name]Mary[/name]
[name]Arthur[/name] & [name]Martha[/name]
[name]Raymond[/name] & [name]Christine[/name]
[name]Karl[/name] & [name]Martha[/name]

Great-great grandparents
[name]Natalia[/name] & [name]Frederick[/name]

Grandparents:
[name]Lois[/name] [name]Elaine[/name], daughter of [name]Dorothea[/name] and [name]Alton[/name]
[name]Henry[/name] S. [name]Jr[/name]., son of [name]Henry[/name] S. Sr. and [name]Gladys[/name]
[name]Marguerite[/name] [name]June[/name], daughter of [name]Albertina[/name] and [name]Raymond[/name]
[name]Francisco[/name] “[name]Frank[/name]” (don’t know middle name) son of [name]Jorge[/name] and [name]Claudia[/name]

Grandparents:
[name]Elvira[/name] [name]Edna[/name]
[name]Alice[/name] [name]Henrietta[/name]
[name]Henry[/name] H.
[name]David[/name] [name]John[/name]

Great-grandparents:
[name]Martha[/name]
[name]Annie[/name]
[name]Katerina[/name] ([name]Tina[/name])
[name]Emma[/name]
[name]Henry[/name] [name]David[/name]
[name]Ellis[/name]
[name]Peter[/name] (x2)

[name]Bob[/name]
[name]Bill[/name]
[name]Bobbie[/name] (gm)
[name]Vesta[/name]

[name]Nova[/name]
[name]Ruby[/name] (gp)
[name]Freda[/name]
[name]Oscar[/name]
don’t know the other side

They are all from the South - [name]Texas[/name], Arkansas, [name]Louisiana[/name], & Mississippi, mostly. Except my biological grandparents who are from Nebraska.

Grandparents:

[name]Ida[/name]
[name]Tillman[/name]
[name]Margie[/name] [name]Pauline[/name] “[name]Marge[/name]”
[name]Nolan[/name] [name]Winfred[/name] “[name]Dick[/name]”

Biological (maternal):
[name]Bette[/name] ([name]BET[/name]-ee)
[name]Jerry[/name]

Grandparents-in-law:

[name]Lena[/name]
[name]Jacob[/name]
[name]Frances[/name]
[name]Troy[/name]

Great aunts & uncles:

[name]Nina[/name] [name]Ruth[/name] ([name]NYE[/name]-nuh)
[name]Claude[/name] [name]Allen[/name] “[name]Billy[/name]”
[name]Sandra[/name] Claudean “[name]Dean[/name]”
[name]Betty[/name] [name]Sue[/name]
[name]Mary[/name] [name]Peggy[/name] “[name]Peggy[/name]”
[name]Robbie[/name] [name]Louise[/name] (died age 4, diphtheria)
[name]Shirley[/name] [name]Ann[/name] (died in infancy)
[name]Major[/name] (died at 19, polio)
[name]Randy[/name]
[name]Langston[/name] & Langford (twins)
[name]John[/name] [name]Galen[/name] (goes by both)
[name]George[/name]
[name]Virginia[/name]
[name]Brenda[/name]
[name]Charles[/name]
[name]Jack[/name]
[name]Rita[/name]
[name]Lee[/name] (m)
[name]Archie[/name]

Old cousins & family friends:

[name]Lucinda[/name]
[name]Fanny[/name] [name]May[/name]
Quida [name]Fay[/name] (KWEE-duh)
[name]Nedra[/name] (NEE-druh)
[name]Zetta[/name]
[name]Octavia[/name]
[name]Mary[/name] [name]Rose[/name]
[name]Charles[/name] “[name]Charlie[/name]”
[name]Ginger[/name]
[name]John[/name] [name]Ed[/name]
[name]Sarah[/name] [name]Jane[/name]
[name]Dinah[/name] [name]Gail[/name]
[name]Donna[/name] [name]Gail[/name]

Great grandparents:

[name]Mary[/name] [name]Ann[/name]
[name]Claude[/name] [name]Allen[/name]
[name]Sarah[/name]
[name]Grover[/name]

My grandparents-

Anolia Bridges (anno-leah), [name]Mary[/name] [name]Louise[/name], [name]Carroll[/name] [name]George[/name] (Carr), and [name]Clarence[/name] [name]Preston[/name] (Pres)

My husband’s- [name]Margaret[/name] [name]Helen[/name], [name]Babette[/name] [name]Ann[/name], [name]Howard[/name] Metz, [name]Gerald[/name] [name]Duane[/name]

My great grandparents-
[name]Sarah[/name] [name]Anna[/name] [name]Lavonia[/name], [name]Stella[/name] [name]Ann[/name], [name]Gena[/name] [name]Jewel[/name], ([name]Mary[/name] [name]Ann[/name]), ([name]Bess[/name] [name]Ann[/name]), [name]Charles[/name] [name]Lee[/name], [name]Newton[/name] [name]Adams[/name], [name]Gus[/name] [name]Lamar[/name], [name]John[/name] [name]Thomas[/name]

Other sibling names to above-
[name]Lily[/name] Beattris ([name]Lily[/name] [name]Bea[/name]), [name]Aurie[/name] [name]Leona[/name], [name]Vera[/name] [name]Lavonia[/name], (Gettie [name]Mae[/name]), Gainer Buchan, [name]John[/name] Guedron, [name]David[/name] [name]Palmer[/name], [name]Eva[/name] [name]Maude[/name], [name]Bryant[/name] [name]Ray[/name], [name]Nell[/name] [name]Elizabeth[/name]