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Spottyladybird Wed 10-Aug-16 06:46:40

Love Matilda for DC2 but struggling with a middle name.
DD is Phoebe Rose which always just sounded 'right'.
Matilda is a family name so don't want to go for a family name as a middle name.
Any ideas?
So far I quite like...
Matilda Fern
Matilda Eve

Raines100 Wed 10-Aug-16 07:13:53

Matilda Eve doesn't work imo, because of the the two vowel sounds.
One syllable is good, though, and will match her sister:
Matilda Jane
Matilda Jean
Matilda Claire
Matilda Grace
Matilda May
Matilda Faith
Matilda Wren
Matilda Kate
Matilda Paige

Some other ideas:
Matilda Louise
Matilda Sophie
Matilda Charlotte
Matilda Celine
Matilda Charlene

VanillaSugar Wed 10-Aug-16 07:19:03

Actually, any name that you like will be fine.

Matilda Hermion
Matilda Sunset

Although, I'd avoid another name beginning with M:
Matilda Moon sounds silly.

And avoid names ending in A;
Matilda Tabitha
Matilda Julia

But then again, your child, your rules.

Popskipiekin Wed 10-Aug-16 07:50:29

I also thought Matilda Grace would be a good match for her sister. What about other floral names - Poppy, Ivy, Heather, Lily, Jasmine...

Horseshoe1 Wed 10-Aug-16 08:55:03

Matilda Grace sounds lovely.
Matilda Kate
Matilda Niamh
Matilda Wren
Matilda Lark
Matilda Willow
Matilda Ruth

Spottyladybird Wed 10-Aug-16 09:26:30

I like other floral/nature names so some good ideas. Not sure Lily wound work if she gets the nn Tilly.

Our surname begins with A so yes, nothing with an A sound at the end.

I don't like names which are qualities so no Grace, Joy, Hope etc.

Spottyladybird Wed 10-Aug-16 09:27:28

Some great ideas though so thanks and keep them coming.

GoldPlatedBacon Wed 10-Aug-16 12:27:01

Matilda Juno
Matilda Delphine
Matilda Amelie

Sophronia Wed 10-Aug-16 13:11:51

Matilda Alice
Matilda Belle
Matilda Claire
Matilda Ellen
Matilda Daisy
Matilda Cleo
Matilda Emily
Matilda Fleur
Matilda Brooke
Matilda Ruth
Matilda Lark
Matilda June
Matilda Iris
Matilda Jane
Matilda Kate
Matilda Olive
Matilda Ivy
Matilda Mary
Matilda Anne
Matilda Beth
Matilda Faye
Matilda Lucy
Matilda Frances
Matilda Noelle
Matilda Pearl
Matilda Gwen
Matilda Blythe
Matilda Susan
Matilda Lise
Matilda Maeve
Matilda Liv
Matilda Nell
Matilda Skye

AndNowItsSeven Wed 10-Aug-16 13:13:10

Why have a middle name that means nothing? They aren't used day to day so are normal used to name a baby after a relative or close friend.

Spottyladybird Wed 10-Aug-16 16:23:46

I didn't ask for opinions on whether I should use a middle name. Its traditional in our family to have a middle name and I like the rhythmic nature of it.

Thanks for all the suggestions- lots to consider.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 10-Aug-16 16:31:15

Matilda Helen
Matilda Isobelle
Matilda Sophia
Matilda Lucy
Matilda Violet
Matilda Faith
Matilda Rose
Matilda Rae
Matilda Jasmine
Matilda Florence
Matilda Sian
Matilda Leigh
Matilda Fern

MrsGsnow18 Wed 10-Aug-16 20:12:20

Matilda May/Mae?
Though I really love Fern!

livinglooney8 Wed 10-Aug-16 20:15:15

Matilda Colette

Matilda Celeste

Matilda Jane

AndNowItsSeven Wed 10-Aug-16 20:17:08

I didn't say why are you having a middle name , I asked why are you having a meaningless one?
Middle names are never spoken out load except at a Christening so using it because it sounds nice is pointless.

Spottyladybird Wed 10-Aug-16 20:39:49

Really no need to be rude though. Why would you come on a thread about middle names and say that you think I'm wrong.
I actually use my daughters middle name all the time and was just after some ideas, as this is a baby names thread.

Spottyladybird Wed 10-Aug-16 20:40:39

And just because it's not a family name doesn't make it meaningless.

cornishglos Wed 10-Aug-16 23:37:07

I don't think they were being rude.

AndNowItsSeven Thu 11-Aug-16 00:12:08

I meant meaningless as in it doesn't have a significant meaning.
You are taking my comments far to sensitively.
I was simply curious as to why you were having a middle name, if you don't have a specific one picked out because it means something to you.
At no point did I say you were wrong either.

Joinourclub Thu 11-Aug-16 06:26:11

Matilda Fay
Matilda Kate
Matilda Pearl
Matilda Skye
Matilda Belle

VanillaSugar Thu 11-Aug-16 07:05:01


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