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Baby girl name?

Francis Ermengarde

that is my last living grandmother and the only grandmother DH ever met.

He hates Francis... but her middle name was Joleen which I hate with Ermengarde...

Anyway. His G-ma was Ermengarde Madolia and mine was Francis Joleen...

How would you put them together...

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:08 PM on Aug. 22, 2012 in Baby Names

Answers (17)
  • I wouldn't! Give your baby a break, those are horrid names! How about coming up with a name that is unique and all hers? Just sayin.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:12 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • No. It is important to us to use family names and we would like to honor the oldest members of our families.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:14 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • I honestly like Joleen more than Francis

    Answer by Hollyhock. at 9:19 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • I'd do variations: Francine Madeline/ Madeline Francine.

    But, I do agree with anon. It's not necessary to go with family names. Neither one of my girls is named after someone.

    Answer by 3libras at 9:22 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • of course it isn't necessary! It's just something we want to do!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:28 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • Francis Madolia?
    Madolia Joleen?

    Answer by coolassmom87 at 9:30 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • Modify those names.

    Answer by staciandababy at 9:35 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • I am so sorry but I would give my baby a different name entirely because I would not saddle any child of mine with those. Did THEY like their names?

    My FIL and his brother had names they would never pass on. He told my SIL if you name your son after me I will disown you. and he was not kidding.
    Just saying

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:47 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • Ernangarde Joleen

    Answer by meooma at 10:49 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

  • Instead of using those exact names why not use a variation of them? For instance, if DH and I ever have another child we want to name him/her after his grandmother who passed away last year. Her name was Judith. So if we had a boy obviously we cannot name him Judith. But we will name him Jude. So instead of Francis maybe Francesca? Or instead of Ermengarde maybe Erme? Idk. You can play around with it. Maybe find some variation of the names that both you and DH will like :)

    Answer by armywifey26 at 12:30 AM on Aug. 23, 2012

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