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Opinions on Aidan & a middle name?

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KayKayKK Mon 14-Mar-16 11:52:39

Thank you

centigrade451 Mon 14-Mar-16 12:05:59

It is a nice enough name, but depends on surname. You wouldn't have an Aidan Caydan would you? Also be careful what the initals spell out. You wouldn't have Aidan Simon Smith - ASS.

It also depends on the rhythm of the name and how many syllables is the surname. That gives the clue for the middle name.

If you have a one syllable surname - you have a one syllable middle name i.e., Aidan Charles Jones or a three syllable middle name i.e, Aidan Harrison Smith. You wouldn't have two syllable middle name. i.e., Aidan, Jamie Thorn.

If you have a two syllable surname - you go for a one or three syllable middle name. i.e., Aidan James Potter. Two or three sound odd. i.e., Aidan Frederick

If you have a three or more syllable surname you go for a two syllable middlename - i.e., Aidan Lawrence Fredericks

BlueChampagne Mon 14-Mar-16 12:32:58

Aidan Jamie Thorn sounds fine to me. We have an Aidan Justin 1-syllable surname, so obviously think Aidan is a great name.

ABitAsleep Mon 14-Mar-16 12:35:43

I like Aiden, and think Aiden Blake has a nice ring to it!

SpidersFromMars Mon 14-Mar-16 12:37:00

Aidan James is quite nice

LizzieMacQueen Mon 14-Mar-16 12:38:00

Spelling can be confusing but other than that I think it's a nice name with a nn of Ade.

MissTessmacher Mon 14-Mar-16 12:38:18

Aidan is a fab name.

I would keep it Irish and go with Patrick as a middle name.

RockUnit Mon 14-Mar-16 13:12:26

Aidan George
Aidan Zachary
Aidan Charles
Aidan Oliver
Aidan Peter
Aidan Joshua
Aidan Samuel
Aidan Richard
Aidan Benedict
Aidan Saul
Aidan Luke
Aidan Michael

mrsschu Mon 14-Mar-16 13:27:34

I really like the name Aidan (spelt this way). How about Aidan Oscar?

joyfulworld Mon 14-Mar-16 13:43:20

thought Aiden would be nicer.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Mon 14-Mar-16 13:46:52

Don't like it, but. Its not my baby.
MN suggestions.
Aidan Alexander
Aiden James
Aidan Jay
Aidan Charles
Aidan Matthew
Aidan Thomas

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Mon 14-Mar-16 14:12:35

I know a very cute Aidan Edward surname.

Do you like any of his relatives names? Your dad? Dh's dad?

Uncles? Grandparents?

I like it. Classic. Simple.

KayKayKK Mon 14-Mar-16 14:22:30

Why is Aiden nicer? It's a spelling mistake... Aidan is the original

MissTessmacher Mon 14-Mar-16 14:24:17

Agree Kay. Aiden hurts my eyes.

ddeemummy Mon 14-Mar-16 16:35:48

Really like Aidan I wanted use it but knew too many already

Lweji Mon 14-Mar-16 16:37:33

Would Quinn be too unreasonable as middle name?

SprogletsMum Mon 14-Mar-16 16:40:29

I have an Aidan and the only thing is everyone spells it wrong! I know it makes no difference but I love Aidan and hate Aiden.
Mine is an Aidan Harry.

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