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3 Bumps

WDYT?

My husband has picked a name for each gender after black-listing my fav girl name (Phoenix). I like them both. WDYT?

Serena Marilyn (Marilyn after his grandma)
Xavier Michael (Michael after both our dads and my older brother)

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rocker_mommy_08

Asked by rocker_mommy_08 at 3:02 PM on Aug. 10, 2010 in Baby Names

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  • I like the name Serena, if I had to pick one. They are both very cute, though!
    Amber211

    Answer by Amber211 at 3:03 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • They are both very nice names
    but it is a compromise picking your baby's. . . you both need to pick the name and be happy with it. GL
    Kirs

    Answer by Kirs at 3:07 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • I like them both. Make sure YOU are happy with them too though:) Congrats!
    lil_angel00

    Answer by lil_angel00 at 3:08 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • Left you a Bump I love love Serena Marilyn very pretty :)
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 3:12 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • i love the little girls name but they both sound great
    Alejandra10

    Answer by Alejandra10 at 3:18 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • I have to side with your hubbie ..I love these:
    Serena Marilyn (Marilyn after his grandma)
    Xavier Michael (Michael after both our dads and my older brother)
    MTM

    Answer by MTM at 3:18 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • They are beautiful names.
    mom2twingirl797

    Answer by mom2twingirl797 at 3:20 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • You're carrying the baby, you'll have to give birth. Sure it's nice to take his opinion into consideration, but you're doing the hard work, you get final say.
    coder_chick

    Answer by coder_chick at 3:20 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • I have to disagree with PP. I think it needs to be a joint decision. I think if you like the names then go for it. If you have any doubts, work on a compromise. My husband and I both came up with a list of about ten names each. We looked at each other's lists and vetoed the ones we didn't like and played around with the names left until we came up with a first and middle match that we both loved. This is your baby together and you both need to love the name(s) that are chosen. As for my opinion on the names, I think he did a great job. I like both of them.
    sillyt

    Answer by sillyt at 3:33 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • Joint decision, it's both of yours. No one "gets final say".

    I love Serena, Marilyn, and Michael. All very nice.
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 5:34 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

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