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Middle names for Ruby and Lily

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EvangelineGracelyn Fri 18-Oct-13 17:41:04

I am expecting twin girls. We've decided on Ruby and Lily for first names, but have no idea on middle names! Maybe something quite long. Sibling's names are Luca Alistair, Isla Elspeth, Finn Matthew & Zach Francis, so they must go with them.

KLou1105 Fri 18-Oct-13 19:24:02

Ruby Francesca
Ruby Eleanor
Ruby Olivia
Ruby phillipa
Ruby Florence
Ruby kate
Ruby Tuesday - I know someone with this name
Ruby Mae

Lily Mae
Lily grace
Lily Sophia
Lily evangeline
Lily rose
Lily jasmine
Lily Rae
Lily Eliza
Lily primrose

FastWindow Fri 18-Oct-13 19:30:21

I think whatever you choose, they should both have the same one. Wouldn't that be so cool?
You obviously like the exotic, so how about Star? Chase?
Ruby scarlett
Lily blanca
(see what I did there)
Or cross over the scarlett/blanca, so they are each called the other's names as well...

Tikkamasala Fri 18-Oct-13 20:08:21

Definitely not both the same middle name! That would be awful, twins are not just a cute pair, they do have the own identity too you know!

EvangelineGracelyn Fri 18-Oct-13 20:29:48

Thanks. I like Eleanor and Francesca. I also like Florence and Scarlett, but I can't use them because they're my sisters' middle names. I prefer quite old-fashioned middle names though

CordeliaRose Fri 18-Oct-13 22:57:41

Ruby Alice
Ruby Charlotte
Ruby Claire
Ruby Eleanor
Ruby Elizabeth
Ruby Louise
Ruby Marianne
Ruby Susannah
Ruby Violet
Lily Alexandra
Lily Anne
Lily Beatrice
Lily Catherine
Lily Esme
Lily Madeleine
Lily Rachel
Lily Rebecca
Lily Rosamund

bluebluecow Fri 18-Oct-13 23:01:54

ruby jean go lovely together

youarewinning Fri 18-Oct-13 23:08:25

I like Ruby Eizabeth and Lily Alexandra from above. Stood out for me.

Congratulations grin

EvangelineGracelyn Sat 19-Oct-13 00:02:05

I really like Elizabeth, maybe Lily Francesca and Ruby Elizabeth?

mathanxiety Sat 19-Oct-13 06:26:33

Ruby Estelle
Ruby Imogen
Ruby Caroline
Ruby Victoria
Ruby Gabrielle

Lily Marguerite
Lily Georgina
Lily Juliet
Lily Josephine
Lily Genevieve

Elizabeth is the same name as Elspeth. I would choose something else.

Boonyjinkies Sat 19-Oct-13 06:56:55

I have a Ruby Ava

EvangelineGracelyn Sat 19-Oct-13 11:27:05

I like Genevieve too! There's so many on my list now.

TallulahBetty Sat 19-Oct-13 14:02:13

If you have 2 sisters, why not give each twin a middle name after each sister?

EvangelineGracelyn Sat 19-Oct-13 15:49:41

No, I have 7 sisters! Although, my triplet sisters are called Anastasia and Esmabella, so that could be quite cute. Ruby Esmabella and Lily Anastasia?

EvangelineGracelyn Sat 19-Oct-13 17:31:42

Anymore suggestions?

CruCru Sat 19-Oct-13 17:39:33

What about


Rtfairy Sat 19-Oct-13 19:15:46

Lovely names. How about Ruby Elizabeth and Lily Charlotte?

EvangelineGracelyn Sat 19-Oct-13 19:55:17

Not so keen on Charlotte and I'm starting to think that Elizabeth is too much like Elspeth

Shosha1 Sat 19-Oct-13 19:56:15

Ruby Ruth

Lily Leonie

Knew sisters with these names smile

EvangelineGracelyn Sun 20-Oct-13 00:28:31

Opinion on Isadora as one of them? Would probably be Lily Isadora

BillyBanter Sun 20-Oct-13 00:30:24

Ruby Calypso
and Lily Isadora

EvangelineGracelyn Sun 20-Oct-13 00:44:48

Not so keen on Calypso...

BillyBanter Sun 20-Oct-13 00:45:33


<leaves MN forever and goes to live in a cave>

mathanxiety Sun 20-Oct-13 04:44:04

I like Ruby Isadora.

The short I sound in Lily is the same as the one in Isadora and I think there's too little variety in the vowel sounds of Lily Isadora.

CordeliaRose Sun 20-Oct-13 16:12:24

Wow EvangalineGracelyn seven sisters!
Lily Francesca and Ruby Genevieve are lovely.

Yet more suggestions to add to the mix:
Lily Ariadne
Lily Helena
Lily Juniper
Lily Marianne
Lily Valentine
Ruby Celeste
Ruby Celestine
Ruby Coraline
Ruby Gabrielle
Ruby Mariella

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