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Theme for a baby vs. please

My mother had 11 children and had a theme, eg- Alana, Beatrice, Cole, Daniel, Ellie, Fiona, Georgina, Hallie, Ian, Jack and Katrina. I want some kind of theme with my kids, but don’t know what. We have our first baby due in April, but still don’t have a theme. Nothing too tacky. Thanks -Beatrice and John

The Top Baby Name is...

Theme For A Baby

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Please

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Poll created: Mar 28, 2014
Total Votes: 0

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Pick something that isn’t too restrictive. For example, names that start with a vowel. Names that contain the letter C/L/M, etc. But don’t do something like virtue or nature names with which you’ll run out of good names after 3 kids and then have to choose bizarre ones.
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:02 PM | report
Colors
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:03 PM | report
I don’t think that would work, there are only so many colors that don’t sound weird,
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:05 PM | report
Celtic gods/goddesses.
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:09 PM | report
gemstones.
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:09 PM | report
Same initials. My best guy friend has about 12 siblings (with 4 being step-siblings) and they all have the initials TSG except the stepsiblings.
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:10 PM | report
Countries/cities etc.
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:10 PM | report
Use the first letter of a word that means something special to you - eg LOVE
Lily
Owen
Vincent
Ellie
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:10 PM | report
royal family names
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:11 PM | report
You should pick a name for your first child and then find the theme.

Ideas;
Double letters (Tanner, Brennan,Connor, Lilla, Hannah)
One letter for boys and one letter for girls (Jacob, Jack, Leah, Lydia)
Names with nicknames (Benjamin-Ben, Theodore-Theo, Allison-Ally, Penelope- Nellie)
Nature (River, Brook, Hudson)
City or Country (Bronx,Rio, Nevada, Paris)
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:13 PM | report
You could pick names by their origin...like you could choose only names of French origin for your kids, or English, German, Spanish, Dutch, etc. That way, you could have a cohesive theme, but the names wouldn’t be too matchy-matchy, if that makes sense.
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:16 PM | report
Sorry I find all themes to a certain degree tacky. Just pick names you love
posted by guest :: Mar 28, 2014 06:22 PM | report
Names that end in the sound -en, i.e. Aiden, Erin, Jonathan. Kristin. It’s a subtle theme and the names can all be spelled with different endings.
posted by G :: Mar 28, 2014 11:41 PM | report

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