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Can I name DC3 DC2's middle name??!

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Layl77 Tue 26-Mar-13 21:50:47

So we're having a third baby, still early days but thinking of names whilst its still fun! The only girls name I really love and goes well with the other names is DC2's middle name. I know this is a bit weird but is it passable or really bad?

CheshireDing Sat 30-Mar-13 20:37:57

There are so many names in the world surely you can think of a new individual name?

saintmerryweather Sat 30-Mar-13 23:01:26

Look op, your children really will not care. i never give the fact that my sister and i share names a second thought. if you love the name use it

Kaekae Sat 30-Mar-13 23:10:48

I have this dilemma, really like the name Eliza but DD1 middle name is Elizabeth. hmm

Haberdashery Sat 30-Mar-13 23:13:29

There are thousands of names. Pick another. I don't think your DC3 would be pleased to think you couldn't be bothered - yes, I know that's not why but that's how the child might see it.

didireallysaythat Sat 30-Mar-13 23:24:18

We did. We could only agree on two boys names so we blew them both on our first. And then had a second boy.

saintmerryweather Sun 31-Mar-13 09:26:34

Fgs its not like youre sharing first names and will have 2 children named the same thing. your children will not give it a second thought

LondonInHighHeeledBoots Sun 31-Mar-13 11:53:48

Why not? FIL, DBil and DP all have 2 names, but share 3 names between them - eg Jack John, John Mike, Mike Jack, and my cousins also have the same thing. They find it a little amusing but don't give a damn, its not an issue at all. Go for it.

minipie Sun 31-Mar-13 12:46:55

How old is DC2? if Dc2 is still really little and not yet aware of her middle name, perhaps you could change Dc2's middle name to something else...?

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