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If you had a little boy tomorrow, what middle name would you give them?

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MonkeyShaw Fri 19-Aug-16 20:27:51

As you're probably guessed, I'm stuck for middle names!

UncleHerbie Fri 19-Aug-16 20:29:48

Augustus: middle names for my brother, dad and granddad

PaperdollCartoon Fri 19-Aug-16 20:30:37

Arthur Philip - first DPs grandad and then my grandad

HandWash Fri 19-Aug-16 20:31:17


Makkapakkasbestfriend Fri 19-Aug-16 20:32:30


NeedACleverNN Fri 19-Aug-16 20:35:27


My grandad always used to call everything male Eric. It was a running joke with him. He died this year so would love to call a baby boy Eric

bibbitybobbityyhat Fri 19-Aug-16 20:36:42


Zeusette Fri 19-Aug-16 20:37:20


hippoinamudhole Fri 19-Aug-16 20:40:02

George babies paternal great grandfather.

I have two boys already and the oldest has his father's name as his middle name and the youngest has his grandfather's

Puremince Fri 19-Aug-16 20:47:18

William. DH likes William as a first name, but I'm worried about it being shortened to "Willie" So William as a middle name.

Eminybob Fri 19-Aug-16 20:49:37

I think we have decided on Robert for middle name if DC2 is a boy, after DH's brother.

RedLarvaYellowLarva Fri 19-Aug-16 21:03:33

Something brave, cool and whimsical.
Ace, Bear, Fox, Kit, Phoenix, River, Indigo, Orion, Oberon.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 19-Aug-16 21:05:18

Patrick after my beloved Late mum Patricia

WhatTheDickensian Fri 19-Aug-16 21:05:32

I think middle names should have personal meaning, either a family name of important place name or something. Otherwise what's the point? Nobody actually uses middle names.

LoraLoves Fri 19-Aug-16 21:06:41

King or Usain (one will hopefully be used soon!)

Shadow1986 Fri 19-Aug-16 21:06:55

We used James - both sides of families have it somewhere and it's just one of those names that sounds nice with pretty much everything in my opinion

Costacoffeeplease Fri 19-Aug-16 21:19:59

Kiernan - family name

MrsGsnow18 Fri 19-Aug-16 21:26:47

I prob wouldn't bother with middle names. I always hated mine growing hi and was too embarrassed to tell it to anyone, I hate seeing it on official documents.
DH doesn't have one and he always says he's glad he wasn't lumbered with one. They serve no real purpose.

PaperdollCartoon Fri 19-Aug-16 21:41:25

I have two middle names, both of my grandmothers names. It's all rather long to fit on a form but I like having them. DP has no middle names and I think it's sad!

Caldini22 Fri 19-Aug-16 21:44:24


Lovelise Fri 19-Aug-16 21:46:00


footballwidow12 Fri 19-Aug-16 21:46:08

Henry (after Thierry Henry - DHs suggestion obvs) or Morgan (DH middle name) smile

duskonthelawn Fri 19-Aug-16 21:46:45


Yoghurty Fri 19-Aug-16 21:48:03

James or Rory

Ashhead24 Fri 19-Aug-16 21:51:19

None at all. They don't really have a purpose, no one really uses them, and most people hate theirs.

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