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I need a name sugestion

I'm adopting a thirteen year old boy. He has asked me when I adopt him could I not only change his last name to ours, but his middle name as well. His name currently is: Jeffery Flloyd _____

His name after adoption will be Jeffery _____ Woods
Any Ideas, anyone?

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Asked by bi-polarmommy at 2:38 AM on Dec. 30, 2011 in Adoption

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  • Adam was the first name that popped into my head.

    Answer by 3libras at 2:51 AM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • What does he want his name to be? What fun being able to pick your name! I would pick a better middle name than Marie for me. So common.

    But here are a few suggestions:

    Beau or Bo

    They all sound good with the first and last name.

    Answer by HollyBoBolly at 3:17 AM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • At 13, why not ask him if he has any ideas? Maybe there was a member of his original family, like a grandfather or uncle he may want to honor and take their name as a middle name. If not, good luck!

    Answer by robinkane at 7:12 AM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • Let him pick!

    Answer by mompam at 8:36 AM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • Mark popped into my mind but I agree with asking him what he likes and see if he has any suggestions.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:28 AM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • I would definitely let him chose, see if he has any suggestions, add your own and let him pick! Maybe he has something already in mind, from a birth family member or maybe he would like a name from his new family, perhaps the same middle name as his new dad or other male family member/role model or thier first name as his new middle name to help him feel more connected to his new family?

    Answer by TiffyTaffyApple at 12:14 PM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • My twin girls were 10 when we adopted them and both wanted to change their middle names. I let them pick and they did a great job with it and were very pleased with themselves for picking the perfect name. Autumn Rose and Amber Elizabeth:) They have even earned nicknames due to their new middle names. Rosie girl and Queen Elizabeth respectively ha-ha. I vote for letting your son pick or at least give him several choices if you're not comfortable with letting him pick on his own. Picking a name is a big job and I did let my girls know I would have veto power. Congrats on your new son!


    Answer by Luuckymommy at 12:50 PM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • Maybe he could take your husbands, his adoptive fathers name as his middle name.

    Answer by onethentwins at 2:18 PM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • I think he's old enough to have a say about his name.

    Just wondering if you compromise his identity and safety any by putting his birth and adoptive name out here on the web?

    Answer by adopteeme at 5:19 PM on Dec. 30, 2011

  • I did ask him what he wants his name to be and he has no idea, thats why I posted here asking suggestions that I could give him

    Comment by bi-polarmommy (original poster) at 6:19 PM on Dec. 30, 2011

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