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Baby names

Surname Green

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CharlotteJames19 · 15/03/2023 18:03

I need inspiration for girls and boys names that doesn't sound silly with the surname Green.

I seem to find a name I like then realise it doesn't go well with our surname, too E heavy or another colour like Violet Green. I'm probably overthinking every name now and driving myself mad. So any suggestions that also aren't majorly popular. Thanks X

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RiaOverTheRainbow · 15/03/2023 19:33

That's a very broad remit!
Forest and Ivy

Joshua
William
Robert
Atticus
Jake
Fox

Juliet
Catherine
Laura
Minerva
Molly
Luna

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Luredbyapomegranate · 15/03/2023 19:41

I mean as long as itโ€™s not Daisy or Woody everything will be pretty much fine.

What kind of names do you like?

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icanneverthinkofnc · 15/03/2023 19:49

I'd avoid Teresa and Lincoln, otherwise there are plenty of options.

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Nailsandthesea · 15/03/2023 19:50

Avoid Matthew as well

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smellyflowers · 15/03/2023 19:51

Mason

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Barleysugar86 · 15/03/2023 19:52

And Arthur (I've known a few shortened to Art!)

I think for a simple surname you are best with a longer name to balance it.

Eleanor
Claudia
Charlotte

Nicholas
Nathaniel
Alexander

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Idratherbepaddleboarding · 15/03/2023 19:55

Rachel?

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WishIwasElsa · 15/03/2023 19:58

I had this found boys easier for girls I just avoided other colours and flower names!

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PeekAtYou · 15/03/2023 20:01

If you avoid nature names I think it'll be fine. (Nature names will make the child sounds li a paint colour)

So Blossom Green or River Green is a no

Eleanore Green or James Green would be fine

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InTheFutilityRoomEatingBiscuits · 15/03/2023 20:04

Also no P or C names

P. Green or C. Green do not go well.

Iโ€™d also avoid names ending in -in like Robin G (Robbing) Dustin G (Dusting)

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romdowa · 15/03/2023 20:06

Rachel Green surely?

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InTheFutilityRoomEatingBiscuits · 15/03/2023 20:15

Also suggest no names ending in -Don if you want to avoid the word Dong, -Bon and -Mon also, donโ€™t add a G to those.

So, suggestions, not too popular (outside top 500 for example)

Winifred
Meredith
Vanessa
Daniella
Louisa
Lauren
Juliet
Hermione
Delia

Ashley
Fred or Frederick
Fergus
Raymond
Benedict
Emmett
Damien
Edmund
Roscoe

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Longdarkcloud · 15/03/2023 20:25

Avoid Isabel, Scarlet, Araminta, Jade, Sylvia,Louise

What type of names do you prefer OP?
Classic, retro or popular?
Lucy goes nicely with Green.
Claudia.
Alice or Alicia
Clare, Clara
Joanna

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BridieConvert · 15/03/2023 20:32

James
Angus
Nathan
Caleb
Aaron
Reuben
Fraser

Rachel
Erin
Callie
Eleanor
Evelyn
Lois

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PuttingDownRoots · 15/03/2023 20:38

I really want to suggest Skye. Or Ocean

Serious note... I think the majority of non nature names work fine with Colour surnames.

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RegainingTheWill2023 · 15/03/2023 20:39

Nailsandthesea · 15/03/2023 19:50

Avoid Matthew as well

I know a lovely Matt Black ๐Ÿ˜„

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Mumofgirls2017 · 15/03/2023 22:13

florence green
matilda green
tabitha green
Theodora green
mabel green
polly green
estelle green
clara green

alexander green
christopher green
edward green
jasper green
victor green
magnus green
theodore green
rupert green
frederick green
Jacob green
arthur green

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Awwlookatmybabyspider · 15/03/2023 22:47

Andrew Green
Thomas Green.
Liam Green
Daniel Green
William Green
Lewis Green.
Nathan Green.

Hannah Green
Chloe Green.
Nancy Green.
Alexis Green
Zoe Green
Erin Green
Madison Green.

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chocolatenutcase · 15/03/2023 22:56

@Mumofgirls2017
You've just listed my DS, DH and DFIL names Grin

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junebirthdaygirl · 15/03/2023 23:54

I think Lucy Green is lovely and so is Charlotte

Any 2 or 3 syllable name except the flower names.

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Theoldwoman · 15/03/2023 23:59

Alice Green
Lucille Green
Charlotte Green
Zara Green
Emily Green
Frances Green
Stephanie Green
Rhiannon Green
Danielle Green
Olivia Green
Meredith Green
Suzannah Green

Alexander Green
Leyton Green
Fraser Green
Oliver Green
Richard Green
Elliot Green
Corbin Green
Hamish Green
Christopher Green
Nicholas Green
Jeremy Green
Adam Green

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groovergirl · 16/03/2023 00:27

I secretly love Violet Green ๐Ÿ’œ but yes, maybe avoid that, and Scarlett and Oliver too.
Green is a strong surname, so I'd suggest you embrace it and consider three- and four-syllable names that pick up the consonants or the "ee" vowel.

Georgina Green
Virginia Green
Cecilia Green
Guinevere Green
Grenadine Green
Nerida Green
Neroli Green
Rosalind Green

Gabriel Green
Nathaniel Green
Montague Green
Montgomery Green
Reginald Green
Julian Green

I was going to suggest Tennyson but that would become "tennis on the green" ๐Ÿ˜
Congrats and good luck.

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XanaduKira · 16/03/2023 00:37

Violet
Fern
Summer

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CallieQ · 16/03/2023 00:58

Village Grin

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Sugarfree23 · 16/03/2023 01:05

Most names go well but like others have said I'd avoid nature names Heather Green, Daisy Green, and I'd avoid place names Lewis Green, Harris Green, Iona Green they sound like parks to me like Glasgow Green

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