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hjtunny Fri 23-Nov-12 16:05:16

Hi everyone,

We don't know what we're having but we like the name Joe for a boy, not Joseph just Joe. We could use Joseph but would end up shortening it anyway so it seems silly to give the baby a name which will never be used.

The problem is we think that Joe doesn't really flow well into any middle names and we want to give the baby a middle name.

Any suggestions?

Our surname begins with T.

GoldPlatedNineDoors Sun 25-Nov-12 13:26:13

We have a one syllable "nickname" as dds first name and she has a two syllable which I think flows well so Joe...

Joe Oscar
Joe Thomas
Joe Edward (only so his initials would be Jet grin )

hjtunny Sun 25-Nov-12 13:20:30

Thanks folks for all your suggestions, really helpful.

RosemaryandThyme, whilst Joe may be forgettable / nothing special it was DH's late grandad hence our reason for wanting to use it.

Everlong Sun 25-Nov-12 09:14:28

I was going to say Joe Alexander too. Nice.
And Joe Nathaniel or Joe Sebastian.

Pooka Sun 25-Nov-12 09:07:13

Joe William surname

Ds2 is joe William.

Ham69 Sun 25-Nov-12 09:01:11

I can't think of many names that wouldn't work with 'Joe'. The main thing is, you pick a middle name that has a special meaning to you or perhaps honour a family member.

Devora Sun 25-Nov-12 08:53:24

Ignore R+T! Joe is the best boy's name ever (my boy-who-turned-out-to-be-a-girl was going to be Joe).

AitchDee Sun 25-Nov-12 08:48:16

I have a Joe Oliver T.......

At the end of the day, once baby is born and registered, no one will ever give a flea's fart what his middle name is ever again.

RosemaryandThyme Sun 25-Nov-12 08:42:56

Maybe change the Joe bit, it's a bit forgettable really.

buzzgirly Sun 25-Nov-12 08:36:40

I have a Joe Alexander. He is just Joe too.

Devora Sat 24-Nov-12 22:10:41

Joe Noah (I know, sounds like Jonah, but I love Jonah)?

Joseph goes very well with Isaac and Arthur

How about Joe Reuben? Joe Morris? Joe Nathan (Jonathan!)? Joe Jacob? Joe Miles? Joe Silas?

NickNacks Sat 24-Nov-12 21:59:51

Joe Arthur

sonniebonnie Sat 24-Nov-12 21:49:36

Joe Seth grin

LittleDonkin Sat 24-Nov-12 21:45:55

I know a lady who has a Joe with the middle name Jackson. I think it sounds great!

winkle2 Sat 24-Nov-12 15:32:04

Lol @ Joe Seth as it sounds like Joseph!

pinkandsparklytoo Sat 24-Nov-12 15:31:10


Arriettyborrower Sat 24-Nov-12 15:14:39

Joe Louis

Ebb Sat 24-Nov-12 14:50:00

Joe Alexander
Joe Samuel

hjtunny Sat 24-Nov-12 14:39:53

Joe Harvey is nice smile

Jakeyblueblue Fri 23-Nov-12 23:39:50

We've got a joe Harvey smile

Hedwig3 Fri 23-Nov-12 21:09:22

Much prefer Joe to Joseph.

Joe Sebastian

MoelFammau Fri 23-Nov-12 21:06:54

Joe Stanley
Joe Oswald
Joe Kendrick
Joe Ralph
Joe Karl
Joe Duncan

MoelFammau Fri 23-Nov-12 20:46:14

Joe Daniel T..
Joe Walter T...
Joe Anthony T...

hjtunny Fri 23-Nov-12 19:58:01

thanks for all your suggestions so far, am still of the mind that Joseph works better with more middle names so maybe we'll go for Joseph. Hmmmm, maybe it will turn out to be a girl and we can call her Eva Rose - much easier!!

StellaNova Fri 23-Nov-12 18:55:01

Joe Michael?

tothesea Fri 23-Nov-12 18:49:53

I have a Joe but his middle name is my surname...just wanted to keep my name going. I realise this probably is of minimal help..congrats on excellent name choice though!

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