LumelaMme - why would you be so unnecessarily negative and intentionally hurtful? If Seraphina isn't your cup of tea then don't feel obliged to comment. I wasn't asking for commentary on the name, just looking for middle name inspiration.
Noodle take no notice! It's a beautiful name as you know. I love the meaning and if she really wanted to be usual in her younger years she can be referred to as Sera and embrace the beauty of her name when she is older and confident in herself. Unless of course she is born with that confidence.
I have a beautiful french name that I welcomed being shorten to Jan when I was younger. How boring!! No offence to Jan's out there. I never introduce myself as Jan know and glad my mum chose such a rare name.
Sorry, Noodle, I certainly didn't mean to hurt your feelings.
All I was saying was, if you give a child a very unusual name, they might hate it and want to have a more 'normal' (possibly even quite dull) name as an alternative. My DC have unusual names, but either the name has a short version which is unexceptional, or they have a middle name which gives them choice of not having everyone say, 'Oh, I've never come across that before! How do you spell that....'
(One of mine has ditched the 'weird' name for now. That's fine by me. Another one positively revels in hers.)