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The name of DC1 sets the tone...

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MummytoMatildaX Tue 22-Oct-19 23:38:10

Our daughters name is Matilda, I would love to know what everyone’s thoughts are on girls and boys names that suit this name for the near future. I do think it must be difficult to choose babies names after having your first, as you already have a name that your choice has to work well with! I’d love to hear your suggestions. Thanks!

Inlovewitharagorn Tue 22-Oct-19 23:49:12

Florence
Constance/Connie
Beatrice
Annabel
Amelie

Toby
George
William (as long as you don't do Tilly and Billy!)
Henry
Finlay

bluechameleon Wed 23-Oct-19 00:12:47

Harriet
Penelope
Eleanor
Emmeline

Charles
Nicholas
Sebastian
Benjamin

Nocturnalpearl Wed 23-Oct-19 00:41:22

Penelope
Beatrice
Eleanor
Tabitha
Romily
Eliza

Henry
Sebastian
Tobias
Albert
Dominic
Frederick
Edward

Ellmau Wed 23-Oct-19 00:47:09

Alexander
Frederick
Jonathan
David
Anthony
Henry

Charlotte
Rose
Constance
Adelaide
Alice
Jane
Faith
Sophie

pikapikachu Wed 23-Oct-19 00:49:36

My brother has a Matilda and James. If James was a girl, he would have been Charlotte

Shadow1234 Wed 23-Oct-19 01:21:49

Clara
Delilah
Esme
Phoebe
Lorna
Callie
Ruby
Verity

Shadow1234 Wed 23-Oct-19 01:30:20

Joshua
Marcus
Noah
Theo
Jake
Nathan
Oscar
Hugo

VenusClapTrap Wed 23-Oct-19 08:09:50

Actually I disagree. I don’t think it matters if they go together or not. Most of their lives will be lived independently of each other.

LadyBrienne Wed 23-Oct-19 08:16:49

Sydney (for girl or boy)

Lavenderblues Wed 23-Oct-19 08:19:29

I disagree too. Your children will spend the vast majority of their lives living separately from one another. And why do names have to 'match' anyway?

Choose names you love and chances are they'll go just fine!

Chillisauceboss Wed 23-Oct-19 09:15:22

Whilst I agree siblings will live independent lives I wouldn't want any resentment between my children if I called them wildly different names.
Tallulla-Persephone and Jane for example or Joe and Phoenix as brothers

Littledidsheknow Wed 23-Oct-19 12:59:44

Agree with PPs that siblings names don’t have to “go”.
I have 5 DC, and didn’t think about whether or their names went or not. They’re individuals, not a matching set.

Lavenderblues Wed 23-Oct-19 13:31:12

They’re individuals, not a matching set.

Well said!

MrsNoMopp Wed 23-Oct-19 15:03:43

Matildas always have siblings called Jemima, Tabitha, Cordelia, Atticus, Jasper or Felix.

Ohilovedinosaurs Wed 23-Oct-19 15:56:58

Tabitha

Thomas

Crunchymum Wed 23-Oct-19 16:16:03

I know a few Matilda sib sets.

In no particular order grin

Max
George
Henry

Tabitha
Harriet
Eleanor

Petrichor11 Wed 23-Oct-19 20:45:24

Tabitha
Clara
Penelope

Arthur
Wilfred
Rory

BoggiesBonnieBelle Wed 23-Oct-19 20:58:21

Matilda was on our shortlist.
Other names on out shortlist were:
Boys - Alexander, James, William, Patrick.
Girls - Harriet, Alexandra, Isabella.

Tillygetsit Wed 23-Oct-19 23:10:09

My dhs cousins children are Jemima Matilda and Benjamin.

roseaugusta Fri 25-Oct-19 04:15:13

Eleanor
Isabel
Adela

James
Arthur
Sydney

LeftieLovegood Sun 27-Oct-19 13:20:42

Ooh well I know a Matilda with three of the most randomly named siblings, no word of a lie: the four kids are Matilda, Baptiste, Pixie and Vladimir! So if this family is anything to go on, Matilda is a name which goes with absolutely any style of name!

LeftieLovegood Sun 27-Oct-19 13:22:51

Much less excitingly, I also know a Matilda and Abigail, a Matilda, Eva and Archie and a Matilda and Lily-Rose.

ragged Sun 27-Oct-19 13:37:09

I humbly submit that many people choose names for their DC that don't "go" together at all.

Sophie & Jayden.
Meadow and Beatrice.
James and Neon.
Tinkerbell and Rundir.

etc.

Eleanorbellanor Sun 27-Oct-19 14:53:49

I agree that they don’t need to go together necessarily. Just choose a name you like! Your kids will grow up and live independent and separate lives and have their own families- they don’t need to have matchy names

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