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whats your opinion on the middle name?

as most have read already My unborn baby's father killed himself & we only decided on a first name together (olivia) - he was suppose to pick the middle name : / but since he was unable to - his dream was to have her have his last name I decided to give it to her as a middle name ( taylor) so she'll be named Olivia taylor ..then my last name! 50% of my friends & family adore the idea but the other 50% think its stupid & i should give her a middle name with meaning...but for me it would of meant the world to him- the father who was so proud of having her & figured this way she can have his name with him forever. whats your opinion?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:15 PM on Jan. 4, 2010 in General Parenting

Answers (20)
  • That middle name DOES have meaning, one that she will proably treasure forever.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 8:17 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • I think taylor has plenty of meaning. who cares if it has a 'baby book' meaning, it means something to YOU and to her when she understands. she'll always have a part of him with her no matter what she does - even after she gets married she'll have her daddy.

    Olivia Taylor sounds pretty together too.


    Answer by hypermamaz at 8:18 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

    I like the name, and the fact that it is his last name
    IMO its perfect

    - sorry for your loss

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 8:18 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • I love it. I am a bit surprised your friends would think otherwise considering that it is her fathers name. I see nothing wrong with passing on his name or with the name itself. I like it.

    Answer by emdred at 8:18 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • It's your child not everyone else's end of story. Name your baby whatever you want.

    Answer by lowencope at 8:21 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • I think it's such a good idea. It will be something she can take with her for the rest of her life. She will always have his name to carry with her. I think it's a beautiful tribute to her father.. I'm so sorry for your loss.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 8:24 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • Wow, I can't believe you would even think twice about this. Name her Olivia Taylor for God's sake.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:24 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • It's a beautiful name! I'm partial though because I have a daughter named Taylor, and love the name Olivia.

    I am really sorry for your loss!

    Answer by mom2twingirl797 at 8:32 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • I think that is a wonderful idea. It will mean a lot to both of you and I am sure her daddy would love it too :)

    Answer by fallnangel93 at 8:35 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

  • who would possible say its a dumb idea? I think this is made up.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:41 PM on Jan. 4, 2010

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