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Baby Middle Names Advice

#1) Say your baby middle name ideas with the first and last name together. The ideal middle name should flow and not wrap your tongue up in knots.

#2) A middle name that begins with a different letter or sound than the first name ends with normally makes for a smoother name combination.

#3) Vary the number of syllables in each name. A long middle name can nicely compliment a short first and last name. A short middle name can smooth out a long first and last name combination. Whatever you do, don't string three long names together (unless you want your child to have difficulty filling out forms their whole life!)

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H in London
Okay so me and my hubby met in 2002, got married on 02/22/12, our house number is 2, and now we are pregnant with twin boys! But we can't agree on two perfect first and middle names! We have two daughters, Eva Lilly and Lacie Faye, so they need to go well with them and our last name Newton. Thanks.
Baby Name Genie:
What the deuce? Talk about the Terrible Twos! You’re going to need some help on the double. I’ve paired down the list to give you some names that are twice as nice:Jacob Daniel Newton and Caleb Matthew Newton.
Madalyn Daven in United States
I need a short unique middle name to go with Juniper Kendall. Thanks!
Baby Name Genie:
A tree cannot grow without the sun, so for a unique middle name, I give you Juniper Sol.
Marie in Chicago
My husband and I are expecting our first child and are having trouble deciding on a name for a boy. We prefer to stay away from names that are very trendy and want a name that will look good on a resume...also our last name is Link so many names don't fit well with it. So PLEASE HELP!!
Baby Name Genie:
For an employable son who will never be the weakest link, I give you Christopher David.

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