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Which middle name?

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Choccyhobnob Mon 30-Oct-17 12:25:27

I like to use family names as middle names and had decided on Alexander however I now like Elijah as a first name and I think Elijah Alexander is a bit of a tongue twister? Also have the options of George or Benjamin but would have to use both. Other useable family name William but apart from that all the family members have names of the Barry, Derek, Keith, Lionel variety so won't be using them!

So

Elijah Alexander
Elijah William
Elijah George Benjamin
Elijah Benjamin George

grasspigeons Mon 30-Oct-17 12:31:13

It is a bit of a mouthful but no one ever actually says or uses middle names so I wouldn't worry

Although Elijah Keith sounds great but I'm guessing there isn't a Keith it was just an example.

MoanerChopsis Mon 30-Oct-17 12:33:50

Elijah Benjamin George sounds better than vice versa.

I actually like Elijah Alexander the most, I think it flows really well!

BernardBlacksHangover Mon 30-Oct-17 12:33:56

Elijah William I said lovely! I don't definitely go for that.

BernardBlacksHangover Mon 30-Oct-17 12:35:18

"is lovely!" Not "I said lovely!" confused. Autocorrect is weird today.

Choccyhobnob Mon 30-Oct-17 12:43:27

Do you know the more I say it Elijah Alexander actually does sound quite nice on the tongue.

haha grasspigeons no there is no real Keith.

I like William but I seem to remember DH has an irrational dislike of it, it is also one of his nephews middle names (although I don't think that should matter?)

ZuzuMyLittleGingersnap Mon 30-Oct-17 16:03:21

Elijah Alexander flows beautifully, IMO!

I like the names individually, and combined, OP.

mum2be2boys Mon 30-Oct-17 17:43:14

I think Elijah Alexander is a lovely name, they sound nice together to me :-)

If you really don't like the sound of them together, my next favourite is Elijah Benjamin George.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 30-Oct-17 19:12:32

Elijah William.

FizzyGreenWater Mon 30-Oct-17 22:47:54

Keithlijah has a certain ring to it

BriechonCheese Mon 30-Oct-17 22:51:21

Elijah Alexander needs something in between it otherwise it's a bit of a mouthful.

Elijah Francis Alexander would be nice.

Sophronia Tue 31-Oct-17 16:45:05

I like Elijah William or Elijah Benjamin George

buttercup54321 Fri 03-Nov-17 00:46:10

Elijah William

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