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I think a name has finally been decided. I need some advice in what to do about last name though.

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So I picked Lucy for her first name. The baby's father wants a vietnamese middle name. So someone else said An Mai sounded pretty. It's pronounced ahhn my. An means peace an Mai means golden/apricot blossom. Both pretty meanings I think.

It has been a struggle to come up with a name I could actually pronounce and that I liked.

My last name is Yandell and the fathers last name is Vu. He wants the baby to have his last name and I think she should have mine since we aren't even together. I said I'd consider hyphenating but that's give her a long legal name.

Lucy An Mai Yandell-Vu

Can she just go by Lucy Yandell but still have vu on the birth certificate?

Also the father suggested dropping An and just using Lucy Mai. Which would be ok but Mai is pronounced my so "Lucy my" sounds weird...or no?

Ahhhh help. Lol.
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by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 10:41 PM
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inspain
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 8:14 AM
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Absolutely not.  And, even if some think it is, who cares?  

Quoting hootowl21:

Not too long?

Quoting inspain:

Put her full name on everything, it's really lovely.


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coolmommy2x
by Ruby Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 8:21 AM
I agree with you.

Quoting Ilaynasmommy:

I think Lucy an is pretty. As far as last name is concerned I'm a firm believer if dad is in the picture baby should have his last name.
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WendyJR
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:14 AM


Quoting inspain:

Put her full name on everything, it's really lovely.

I agree, and i don't think it's too long. It'll be a while before she need to learn/write it.  And i've seen much longer names before. A friend of mine has like 6 middle names--it's pretty crazy.


JoJoBean8
by Bronze Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:29 AM
My dd is half viet and one of her middle names is tien. It means angel.
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IndianaWynette
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:30 AM

 If he said she ruined his life to heck with him I'd name her what I wanted and use your last name. Lucy an is Beautiful.

AmiJanell
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:34 AM

I think if you aren't together with her father I would give her your last name...  I wouldn't hyphenate. 

I would go with Lucy An Mai Yandell

hootowl21
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:38 AM
He wants Tien! Lol. How do you pronounce it?

Quoting JoJoBean8:

My dd is half viet and one of her middle names is tien. It means angel.
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JoJoBean8
by Bronze Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:47 AM
It's pronounced Tee ehn

Quoting hootowl21:

He wants Tien! Lol. How do you pronounce it?



Quoting JoJoBean8:

My dd is half viet and one of her middle names is tien. It means angel.
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hootowl21
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:02 AM
Ehn like in?

Quoting JoJoBean8:

It's pronounced Tee ehn



Quoting hootowl21:

He wants Tien! Lol. How do you pronounce it?





Quoting JoJoBean8:

My dd is half viet and one of her middle names is tien. It means angel.
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JoJoBean8
by Bronze Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Like N so it's basically T N

Quoting hootowl21:

Ehn like in?

Quoting JoJoBean8:

It's pronounced Tee ehn



Quoting hootowl21:

He wants Tien! Lol. How do you pronounce it?





Quoting JoJoBean8:

My dd is half viet and one of her middle names is tien. It means angel.


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