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GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:28:59

I'm so bored with May/e, Rose, Grace etc. I have a middle name like this (but of my time) and it feels dull as dishwater.

So, I'm viewing a middle name as an opportunity to use the names that I'm not brave enough to use as first names. So far my list consists of:

(DH is legitimately desperate to add Danger in there too!)


Faves from my list?
Do you have any out there/brave names you like that I could get away with as a mn?

Stoppissingonthefloor Fri 03-Jul-15 21:34:56

Is your middle name Jane or Louise by any chance?!

I love Opal and Rocco!

Stoppissingonthefloor Fri 03-Jul-15 21:37:18

Dh wanted danger, chewbacca or sheera for middle names sigh

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:37:36

My name is literally Firstname Louise Jane Surname.

Elfina Fri 03-Jul-15 21:38:28

My DD's middle name is Ace outs self

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:39:20

DH likes Rocco and Rollo together, as a nod to Rock and Roll. I despair!

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:39:37


CustardLover Fri 03-Jul-15 21:40:24

It's v cool to have an unusual middle name. I have never met anyone with the same name as my middle name (except my aunt who I was named after - won't say it as it will put me) and it's always been 'well' received with appreciative noises! When I was younger I wished it was my first name (very ordinary). So a great idea I think and I like pretty much all of your choices, especially Aldous.

Ikeameatballs Fri 03-Jul-15 21:43:41

I don't like Aldous or Paris but the rest are cool.




GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:44:44

Wanda is awesome. Have just stumbled upon Pearl too, which I love. Love so much it may go on the first names list.

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:45:07

On the theme of fairy god parents, Cosmo is great too.

Ludways Fri 03-Jul-15 21:45:08

My mates son is Samuel Danger K.., he's a handsome 18 yo now so I think it's cool.

My dd has a boring mn as it was both of dh's grandmothers name. I wish I'd done the unusual thing.

mummy0bummy Fri 03-Jul-15 21:46:24

I know someone who has Maverick as a middle name hmm

Elfina Fri 03-Jul-15 21:46:41

Ace, it really is, isn't it?!

Stoppissingonthefloor Fri 03-Jul-15 21:46:48

Twin nieces middle names are rapunzel and gretel!

Ratbagcatbag Fri 03-Jul-15 21:47:30

Love atticus, hero and scout.

Completely outs self, dh is very traditional but if I'd had a boy then the middle name would have been chase. My dd got savannah. As he didn't want a middle name I figured I could call them what I wanted.

Elfina Fri 03-Jul-15 21:47:31

We were going to have Cosmo for a boy smile

mummy0bummy Fri 03-Jul-15 21:47:31

Also know a middle name Midnight (yes really).

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:48:24

These are all so excellent. I knew a girl with the middle name Vulnavia at school - not to my taste, but the bravey always stuck with me!

elderfloweriver Fri 03-Jul-15 21:49:30

Hero is my choice for dc3s middle name. smile

mummy0bummy Fri 03-Jul-15 21:50:43

Now I have this in my head, thanks OP.

mummy0bummy Fri 03-Jul-15 21:52:43

What about a middle initial? Then the child can choose his or her own name later on.

I knew a Tosca (first name) but he hated it so much that he changed it as a child.

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 21:53:08

Have to admit, that heavily influenced Rio's entry on my list mummy.

mummy0bummy Fri 03-Jul-15 21:54:07


MrsDeVere Fri 03-Jul-15 21:54:24

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