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First and middle names

Why do parents name their child and call them by their middle name? I mean when they decide from the get go that they will call them by the middle and not the first. Im just curious as to why they didnt make the middle name the first if thats what they planned on calling their child anyway. Is it a tradition?


Asked by Steph319 at 9:53 AM on Dec. 10, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I know with my girlfriend it is tradition. All the women are named Maria "something" and then called by their second name. It is the way her family has done things for years. As for other people I'm not sure.

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 9:57 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • From what i've heard the first name is usually a family name

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:55 AM on Dec. 10, 2010