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How many letters are in your childs name? How many is too many?

For instance, if I name my baby girl

Mica Elizabeth Lorkledge (not our real last name, but has the same amount of letters.)

This name has 22 that too many? Is this name too long?


Asked by mom2twobabes at 5:50 PM on Aug. 4, 2010 in Baby Names

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  • lists mica as a feminine name. They also have ratings ( and 75% rated it feminine; 25% rated it masculine.

    I agree with most pps - the number of letters don''t matter as much as other things, like uniqueness of name, length of first name, and number of syllables.

    Congratulations and good luck on your pregnancy!

    Answer by FelipesMom at 3:54 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • My son is Braden Alexander Ledbetter. LOL I can't talk about anyone.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:53 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My husband's first name has 11 letters. His name is Christopher. When ever his name needs to be entered into the computer his name winds up looking like either Christoph or Christophe. So I think 8 or 9 letters in a first name is enough. Other wise, I think the rest of the name is fine.

    Answer by layh41407 at 5:55 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My poor niece has a lot. N****** J******* M***** F******.
    She has 28 letters in her name... poor baby!

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 5:55 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • 21! Holy crap!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:57 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • My kids are Samantha Elizabeth ***** so she has 22
    Sienna Jane ***** and she has 15
    Brianna Caroline ***** and she has 20
    So I can't really talk about long names! lol.
    (My unborn baby has no name yet *sniff sniff* But I am sure his will probably be long too! lol

    Answer by fallnangel93 at 5:57 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • I think it's fine... she won't be spelling out her middle name often. It's only 13 letters for her first and last name.
    My son's name has 17 letters in his name and only 11 in his first and last.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 6:02 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • mine are
    Christopher Rafael ***** 22
    Alexander Christian ***** 23
    Jenelle Victoria ****** 21

    Answer by sheli2007 at 6:03 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Wyatt Joseph Miller

    So 17.

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 6:12 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • Mica Elizabeth - it sounds really nice, why worry about the number of letters?

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 9:24 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

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