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How important is it to you that your childrens names "go together"?

Do you feel your childrens names have to have something in common or have to have a similar style or sound or do you think anything goes?

examples, some people have all j's for there kids or all t's (tommy, tori, tina, etc.) or all have floral names, Violet, Rose, Lily. Others are more subtle connections to each other. What is your opinion?

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rockabell.2009

Asked by rockabell.2009 at 8:36 PM on Oct. 1, 2012 in Baby Names

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  • I never really even thought about it when I named mine- we just picked names we liked.
    I think it's kinda weird-or overboard when someone has 7 kids and all the names start with the same letter!
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 8:39 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • I have a bit of naming OCD, both of my girls have very British first names and, middle names ending in "elle".
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 8:44 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • Mine go together in that they are all long (ish).
    And we worked very hard on not repeating letters (but i don't win every debate)
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 8:47 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • like pp said i think its crazy for ppl like the dougers to have all thier kids starting with the same letter....my daughters names are myah jaden-renee and aurora maylynn..i like doing the 2 middle names thats just my thing tho :) we found names we liked or like myah she was named after my bestfriend who died in 05
    rachel216

    Answer by rachel216 at 8:49 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • All my children are named after someone...does that count?
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 8:51 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • My daughters name is Izabella, Sawyer (name of my son who passed away) and Holden. None of them really have anything in common except both my son's middle names start with e and end with t but it wasn't planned lol their middle names are everett and elliott.
    rockabell.2009

    Comment by rockabell.2009 (original poster) at 8:53 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • None what so ever. They are two different children and I gave them names that differ.
    skinnyslokita

    Answer by skinnyslokita at 8:58 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • Not at all.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 9:06 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • I don't care if they go together or not.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 9:10 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

  • UGH! No thanks, my kids names need to be as independent and unique as they are. Ironically, Both my kids, and their dad, all have 5 letter first names. It wasn't planned that way, it's just the names we picked for the kids. Dad has a 4 letter middle name, son has a 5 letter middle name, and daughter has a 3 letter middle name.

    We're not for matching anything on purpose.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 9:15 PM on Oct. 1, 2012

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