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#1 BeaconofHope

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 01:15 PM

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 One character is a young man with the surname Whittaker and nickname Joey. He has a twin sister - the main character of my story, in fact - that will need a name; and they both need smooth middle names that fit well with their first and last names. Their names should not be incredibly "matchy", like Michael and Michelle, but maybe a subtle matchy technique if you have any ideas.

 Their parents will also need full names. They share their last name with their parents; however, if anyone wants to know, the mother's maiden name was Sutton.

 

 (Sorry if I appear strict - I'm not really like that - I just want the best names I can get for my characters.) 



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Posted 24 January 2014 - 02:38 AM

I like Joseph Whittaker, though I'm not quite sure with a middle. Josephine is to matchy, right? I think Anna/Anne Whittaker would be wonderful.

 

Jospeh should have a more edgy middle, to smooth out the name. Like Paul. Joseph Paul?

 

Anne being my favourite should have a middle there is longer... Anne Colette?


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Posted 24 January 2014 - 02:47 PM

I think that Josh Whittaker fits better. Middle name Scott.
For sister:
Lauren Whittaker
Emily Whittaker
Victoria Whittaker
Natalie Whittaker
Amy Whittaker
Cassandra Whittaker

For mum:
Lisa Whittaker
Elzabeth Whittaker
Susan Whittaker

For dad:
Daniel Whittaker
Charles Whittaker
Gregory Whittaker
 



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Posted 27 January 2014 - 06:12 PM

I definitely like Joseph Whittaker for the guy :) 

 

For his twin, I'd imagine something classic or biblical would match really nicely. 

 

Grace

Anne

Carol / Caroline

Naomi

Ruth

Beatrice

Charlize / Charlotte

Hannah

Alice

Mara

Sarah


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Posted 28 January 2014 - 10:12 AM

Joseph for sure! Maybe Margaret, nn Maggie for the twin?

 

Abigail, nn Abby

Annabeth, nn Anna, Annie, Ann, or Beth

Annalise, nn Anna, Lise, or Alise.



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Posted 28 January 2014 - 03:45 PM

I like Joseph Whittaker and it makes more sense with the nickname Joey

 

Joseph Aidan Whittaker "Joey" and Esther Nadia Whittaker (Maybe Essie or Star as a nickname?) (Aidan and Nadia are backwards spellings of each other)

 

Parents: Victoria Elaine "Sutton" Whittaker and Nicholas Alexander Whittaker



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Posted 28 January 2014 - 10:17 PM

Joseph is my pick!

 

I also like the previous suggestion of Beatrice, but then I remembered that is Tris's real name from Divergent!

 

So...maybe Alice or Annie, Charlotte or Clarity






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