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#1 Jenna_Lee

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Posted 25 March 2015 - 11:16 AM

There have been a couple of these here recently, and I'm more interested in seeing other people's combos lately than I am in putting my own together, so I thought I'd make one.

 

Put up to five names per gender (combos or singles, whichever you prefer) and I'll let you know what I think of them.



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Posted 25 March 2015 - 11:51 AM

Abraham Jasper Keats

Ezra Cameron Valor

Josiah Caspar Vale, nn Spar

Andrew Stellan Perth

Elijah Canaan Bond

 

Elizabeth Boheme Ivy "Elsie"

Margaret Cole "Mamie"

Evangeline Spencer May

Lorelei Sutton

Anna Mayfair



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Posted 25 March 2015 - 01:24 PM

Bethany Skye Kathleen
Gwendolyn Promise Belle
Felicity Asha Mae
Faith Elina Story
Piper Annika Joy

Toby Benjamin
Asa Lincoln
Asher Finn
Jaxon Theodore
Jericho Roman

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Posted 25 March 2015 - 01:25 PM

Hope Alexandra Ruth

Titus Jeremiah

(I had one more of each, so I listed them here :) Thanks for your thoughts in advance!)

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Posted 25 March 2015 - 01:51 PM

Leighton Grace
Veronica Posey (Ronnie)
Leah Isabelle
Rylie Rue
Ryan Deserie (Deserie is my mn. Pro. Same as Deseree)

Caleb Graham
Caden Josiah
Henry Logan
Rowan James
Matthew Luke

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Posted 25 March 2015 - 03:50 PM

Catherine Emma

Sarah Jane

 

James Michael

Eli Thomas



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Posted 25 March 2015 - 08:38 PM

 

Abraham Jasper Keats

Ezra Cameron Valor

Josiah Caspar Vale, nn Spar

Andrew Stellan Perth

Elijah Canaan Bond

 

Elizabeth Boheme Ivy "Elsie"

Margaret Cole "Mamie"

Evangeline Spencer May

Lorelei Sutton

Anna Mayfair

 

Abraham Jasper Keats - I like all three names and it has a really good flow. I have trouble pairing Abraham with anything because even though it's just three syllables it feels like a mouthful. But you've paired it nicely here with the two middles.

Ezra Cameron Valor - I'm picky with virtue/word names, but I do really love this combo, as I have a soft spot for Ezra. I'm iffy on Cameron but I think it goes well here. Another really handsome combo.

Josiah Caspar Vale, nn Spar - I don't know if I'm just funny with three syllable names, but I feel like Josiah is kind of offbeat, like Abraham. Nevertheless, I love it with Caspar and Vale is okay, though I don't think it's really necessary here. As for the nickname Spar, I don't mind it, but (assuming it's based off of Caspar) I'm not a big fan of calling a child by their middle name/part of their middle name. But as a quick, sometimes-nickname? Spar is fine.

Andrew Stellan Perth - Andrew and Stellan are super handsome together. I've never heard Perth, and it sounds kind of like a British place name to me? This is a really nice combo, and Perth at the end adds that nice little umph that Andrew Stellan doesn't quite have on its own. 

Elijah Canaan Bond - I tend to like E names for boys, so I think Elijah is handsome, but I'm not a fan of Bond or Canaan, which I feel uncomfortable trying to pronounce. And I feel like the N's in Canaan and Bond clash a bit here.

 

Elizabeth Boheme Ivy "Elsie" - First of all, Elsie is a super cute nickname for Elizabeth, and not an overused one. Not a huge fan of Boheme, but I like Ivy and I think this combo flows really well.

Margaret Cole "Mamie" - I prefer Cole on a boy (I know a guy and a young boy named Cole) and though I like Margaret I prefer the nickname Maggie.

Evangeline Spencer May - I adore Evangeline, and this combo flows nicely, but I prefer Spencer on a boy.

Lorelei Sutton - I've never been a fan of Sutton for some reason, but I love Lorelei.

Anna Mayfair - Not sure how I feel about Mayfair, but there's something about the flow/sound of this combo that I really like.

 

Feel free to put more combos here as you come up with them!  ^_^ 


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Posted 25 March 2015 - 08:48 PM

Bethany Skye Kathleen
Gwendolyn Promise Belle
Felicity Asha Mae
Faith Elina Story
Piper Annika Joy

Toby Benjamin
Asa Lincoln
Asher Finn
Jaxon Theodore
Jericho Roman

Bethany Skye Kathleen - I think Bethany Skye is really pretty, but I'm iffy on Kathleen. It's not a bad honoring name, if you know someone with it.
Gwendolyn Promise Belle - I'm pretty picky when it comes to word/virtue names, and I just can't see Promise as a name. Sorry. But I really do like Gwendolyn, and with Belle at the end this combo has a very pretty, princess-like feel to it.
Felicity Asha Mae - Felicity is sort of an offbeat name, and though I like all three names here, something about the flow of this combo is a bit off. I do still like it though.
Faith Elina Story - Story is another one that I just can't see as a name, but Faith Elina is pretty and I like the sound that Story adds to it at the end. Side note, though, I wouldn't recommend Felicity and Faith as siblings. A bit too matchy, both being virtue names that begin with F. 
Piper Annika Joy - This is a really lovely combo! No critique necessary here.

Toby Benjamin - I prefer Tobias to Toby (I know a dog named Toby and that kind of ruins it for me), but this combo is nice. The only thing is that the B's in both names clash a little. I don't think it's too bad, though.
Asa Lincoln - Two really handsome names that both have a kind of soft but masculine feel about them. I really like this one.
Asher Finn - I adore Finn and am usually not a huge fan of Ash- names, but this is a really handsome combo.
Jaxon Theodore - Really not a fan of Jaxon or Jackson, sorry. But it does go well with Theodore.
Jericho Roman - This has a very strong, masculine feel about it. I like Roman though I don't know if I'd be brave enough to use it, and I'm iffy on Jericho, but this combo isn't bad. I think the R's clash a bit though.

 

Feel free to put more combos here as you come up with them!   ^_^ 


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Posted 25 March 2015 - 08:50 PM

Hope Alexandra Ruth

Titus Jeremiah

(I had one more of each, so I listed them here :) Thanks for your thoughts in advance!)

Hope Alexandra Ruth - This is really pretty, and I adore the classic feel. I love all three names and how they go together.

Titus Jeremiah - I'm not sure why, but I just don't like Titus. It kind of seems like a super-villain name to me for some reason. Jeremiah is quite handsome though.


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Posted 25 March 2015 - 08:58 PM

Leighton Grace
Veronica Posey (Ronnie)
Leah Isabelle
Rylie Rue
Ryan Deserie (Deserie is my mn. Pro. Same as Deseree)

Caleb Graham
Caden Josiah
Henry Logan
Rowan James
Matthew Luke

Leighton Grace - Leighton has really grown on me lately, though I'm not sure how you pronounce it (I say Lay-tin, but it's likely intended to be pronounced Lee-tin), and Grace is a pretty name that doesn't feel filler at all here. Really pretty combo.
Veronica Posey (Ronnie) - I'm not a huge fan of either name but I think this combo is okay. Ronnie is a cute nickname for Veronica. I've also heard Vica recently (though it was short for Victoria), which I think is cute.
Leah Isabelle - I really like Leah, and Isabelle is nice, but the flow is off here. I think it's the "uh" sounds in Leah and Isabelle that are clashing. 
Rylie Rue - I prefer the Riley spelling regardless of gender, but I adore Rue and this combo is very sweet.
Ryan Deserie (Deserie is my mn. Pro. Same as Deseree) - Deserie is okay, but I really don't like Ryan for a girl (or a boy, really--though I do know a girl named Rian who pronounces it the same way, and I think her name really works on her). It's just one of those names I've never liked.

Caleb Graham - Really handsome combo. No critique here.
Caden Josiah - It sounds really handsome, though I'm not a huge fan of either name personally.
Henry Logan - I adore Henry but am iffy on Logan. I think a different middle might suit Henry a bit better.
Rowan James - I can't decide if I like Rowan or not, but I like that you paired it with masculine James, as Rowan is unisex.
Matthew Luke - This one isn't bad at all, but the flow is a bit weird. Luke Matthew sounds better to me, but it depends if you like Luke enough to use it as a first. Maybe just use a different middle for Matthew? But if you really like this combo, I would just keep it. The flow isn't horrible, just a bit off.

 

Feel free to put more combos here as you come up with them!   ^_^ 



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Posted 25 March 2015 - 09:05 PM

Catherine Emma

Sarah Jane

 

James Michael

Eli Thomas

Catherine Emma - I only slightly prefer Katherine with a K, and I know so many Emmas that I don't really like the name. Despite that, I still think this is a pretty combo, and I like Emma as a middle. 

Sarah Jane - I think Sarah and Jane are nice, but kind of bland paired together. This combo needs a little more "umph" in it, if you know what I mean.

 

James Michael - Like Sarah Jane, James Michael is bland to me, just because both names are so common. It is handsome, but I think you could shake it up a bit.

Eli Thomas - This combo is really handsome! I usually like Eli as a nickname for Elias/Elijah, but I think it works just fine as a standalone here.

 

Feel free to put more combos here as you come up with them!   ^_^ 


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Posted 26 March 2015 - 05:22 AM

Penrose 'Penny' Luna

Posey Matilda Jane

Twila Gwendolyn Jane

Seeley Mirabel Ann

Opal Frances

 

Thayer Sebastian

Emory Thatcher

Mackenzie 'Mac' Jude

Isaac 'Ike' Bravery

Dax Tobias



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Posted 26 March 2015 - 12:01 PM

Tylee/Tylie (tie-lee)
A name of a girl I know in high school. I don't know why, but I am falling in love with her name. I don't want to put any pressure on you, but do you have a first/middle name suggestion to go with this name? Do you think it's better suited as a first or middle name? Thanks for any help.

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Posted 26 March 2015 - 12:57 PM

 

Penrose 'Penny' Luna

Posey Matilda Jane

Twila Gwendolyn Jane

Seeley Mirabel Ann

Opal Frances

 

Thayer Sebastian

Emory Thatcher

Mackenzie 'Mac' Jude

Isaac 'Ike' Bravery

Dax Tobias

 

Penrose 'Penny' Luna - I'm not quite sure whether I like Penrose or not, but the nickname Penny is sweet, and Luna is pretty also. I think the N's clash a little but it's not horrible.

Posey Matilda Jane - This combo is super sweet! The only drawback I see with Posey is that I'm not sure I could picture it on a grown woman.

Twila Gwendolyn Jane - This combo has lovely flow, and I adore Gwendolyn here. Twila is another one that I'm iffy on my feelings for, but it's okay.

Seeley Mirabel Ann - I've never really liked Seeley, but it is starting to grow on me. It goes nicely here with Mirabel and Ann, though names like Mirabel, Annabel, and Isabel, I prefer with the -elle ending as opposed to just -el, because they look more finished to me.

Opal Frances - I'm not a big fan of Frances, but Opal is pretty and underused and they flow nicely together. I think if you add a one-syllable middle to the end of this combo it would sound a bit nicer, as two two-syllable names don't have much rhythm (or, if you're just doing one middle, you could do a longer (or shorter) middle name).

 

Thayer Sebastian - For some reason, I have trouble with the pronunciation of Thayer, though it does seem handsome to me. It goes nicely with Sebastian.

Emory Thatcher - I'm iffy on Emory, but Thatcher is a strong masculine name and they sound really handsome together.

Mackenzie 'Mac' Jude - I'm not big on Mackenzie for either gender, but I adore Jude and with the nickname Mac this combo is definitely nice.

Isaac 'Ike' Bravery - I adore Isaac, and Ike is a cute nickname, though I think Isaac is nice on its own too. Bravery goes well with it, but I'm not personally a fan of most word names.

Dax Tobias - I'm not sure how I feel about Dax--it's kind of short and abrupt, though clearly a full name, so it's a bit different from lots of others. I do think it goes well with Tobias, though, which is super handsome.


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Posted 26 March 2015 - 01:05 PM

Tylee/Tylie (tie-lee)
A name of a girl I know in high school. I don't know why, but I am falling in love with her name. I don't want to put any pressure on you, but do you have a first/middle name suggestion to go with this name? Do you think it's better suited as a first or middle name? Thanks for any help.

To be honest, Tylee/Tylie is not my cup of tea at all. It's not horrible, but it's just not my style. Here are some suggestions, though it really depends on  your style what you like with it... (I'm going to just spell it Tylee for the sake of not having to write it twice.)

 

Tylee Reagan

Tylee Eleanor

Tylee Sophia

Tylee Joy

Tylee Alice

Tylee Kate

Tylee Camille

Tylee Mae

Tylee June

Tylee Rue

Tylee Grace

 

Vivian/Vivienne Tylee

Mara Tylee

Eva Tylee

Mia Tylee

Fiona Tylee

Laura Tylee

Lacey Tylee



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Posted 26 March 2015 - 07:42 PM

Girls:

Kaelyn Gabrielle
Rowan Elise
Isiana Hunter Layne
Ashley-Jade Marilyn
Paige Victoria

Boys:

Hayden Ambrose
Andrew Cliff(ord)
Austin Michael
Dean Hunter
Nathaniel Seth



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Posted 27 March 2015 - 09:17 AM

 

Girls:

Kaelyn Gabrielle
Rowan Elise
Isiana Hunter Layne
Ashley-Jade Marilyn
Paige Victoria

Boys:

Hayden Ambrose
Andrew Cliff(ord)
Austin Michael
Dean Hunter
Nathaniel Seth

 

Kaelyn Gabrielle - This is a really pretty combo! Kaelyn is nice, and it goes really well with the pretty Gabrielle.
Rowan Elise - I prefer Rowan on a boy, but Elise is lovely and they have a nice flow together.
Isiana Hunter Layne - Sorry, but I'm not really a fan of this one. Hunter is way too masculine for a girl in my opinion, and I'm not big on Layne. Isiana looks pretty but I'm not quite sure how to pronounce it.
Ashley-Jade Marilyn - First of all, Marilyn has really grown on me and I love it as a middle here. I'm not a fan of Ashley or Jade or double first names, but I still think this is a decent combo.
Paige Victoria - I don't really care for Paige but it goes nicely with Victoria.

Hayden Ambrose - I adore Hayden! It's really the only -aden-sound name that I like, and it's mostly because of a positive connotation. Ambrose is interesting, and I think it goes well with Hayden. You really know how to balance sounds to make combos sound nice.
Andrew Cliff(ord) - Andrew has really grown on me (especially with the nickname Rew/Rue) and I like it with Cliff as opposed to Clifford, which really just brings to mind the big red dog. Cliff is a strong nature name and I like the flow of Andrew Cliff better than Andrew Clifford.
Austin Michael - I've never really liked Austin, but Michael is a nice classic and they sound fine together.
Dean Hunter - The only reason I like Dean is because of Supernatural, but hey, that's enough for me to like it on someone else's kid. This is a very masculine combo, and I'm not a huge fan of Hunter but I think it works here.
Nathaniel Seth - Both names are super handsome, and they go well together. This is a really great combo! 



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Posted 27 March 2015 - 09:28 AM

(Bringing out some gps)

 

Illyria 'Lyri'

Coraline 'Cora' Rejoice

Fae Belladonna

Clover Delphine

Rainelle Eternity

 

Samhain 'Sam'

Boniface 'Bo'

Orpheus

Ulysses

Montague 'Mo'



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Posted 27 March 2015 - 02:10 PM

GP's for me too :)

Hezekiah Seth "Kai"
Quest Levi

Paisely Willow
Journey Anakiya (Ana-kai-u)
Jaeli (jay-ly) Hadassah

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Posted 27 March 2015 - 05:31 PM

 

(Bringing out some gps)

 

Illyria 'Lyri'

Coraline 'Cora' Rejoice

Fae Belladonna

Clover Delphine

Rainelle Eternity

 

Samhain 'Sam'

Boniface 'Bo'

Orpheus

Ulysses

Montague 'Mo'

 

Illyria 'Lyri' - I think Lyri is a really cute nickname, and I think Illyria is pretty, but I can see why it's a GP. It's also kind of hard to pronounce. 

Coraline 'Cora' Rejoice - Coraline is a GP for me also, because I adore Cora and like it a bit longer, but Coraline reminds me of the creepy kid's movie. Rejoice is another word name that I just can't wrap my head around as a name, sorry--but I do think it does have a pretty meaning, and definitely isn't horrible, and I'd say it's usable.

Fae Belladonna - Fae is pretty, though I prefer Faye. Belladonna just isn't for me. 

Clover Delphine - Clover is a GP of mine also, and I really like it. Delphine isn't really my style but I think it sounds pretty and goes well here with Clover.

Rainelle Eternity - Rainelle is alright, but it's awkward for me because I'm temped to pronounce it Rain-ee-elle, as if there were an I before the -elle. Eternity is another word name that I can't see as a name.

 

Samhain 'Sam' - This one's okay. I like Sam/Samuel, so this isn't too much of a stress. It has a kind of knightly feel to it.

Boniface 'Bo' - Not a fan of this one, but Bo is a cute nickname.

Orpheus - It's not the worst, but I think it's a bit too much, if you know what I mean, to actually use.

Ulysses - This is another one that I'm okay with, but I feel like is a lot, like Orpheus, maybe because they have a mythological feel to them.

Montague 'Mo' - I like the subtle Romeo & Juliet reference that this name has, and I'm not a fan of Mo but it lightens the otherwise long and heavy name. I think it could work as a middle.


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