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Middle name for vs. Mary

Hi! We’re considering the name Mary (family roots) but we want a middle name that will make it sound a little younger/more contemporary, so not like Mary Catherine, but also not too trendy. We’re irish too if that helps, but all names are welcome! Also, is May/Mae a well-known enough nickname for Mary? Or would it be weird to sometimes call her that? Thank you!
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Emma in Western Australia
We have a boy named Tyler James and a girl named Gypsie Jade. Expecting our 3rd, which is a boy. I'm in love with the name Olly, but my partner thinks Gypsie and Olly are unique names and Tyler is not, so it won't feel right. So he wants an ordinary name. Please help with something unique but ordinary.
Baby Name Genie:
In the space between unique and ordinary is a special category of names I think of as "antiques." They are familiar and well-used names that are not widely in use these days. For your son, I give you Oscar Jude - a perfectly ordinary, unique name.

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