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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:56 AM
We are due to have baby no 3 in May and while I am not yet quite 17 weeks, our ob thinks it looks like a girl.
The name we are thinking of at the moment is Amelia Grace. I quite like it, but am willing to consider other names. Our other children are Jack and Megan (Meg), so it needs to fit with them too.
I am not very creative and would appreciate any help from EB
thanks in advance
Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:17 PM
LOVE! My eldest daughter is Amelia and my second daughters middle name is Grace. Amelia is Amelia Rose and while I love it and wouldn't change it, it's a very common combination.
Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:17 PM
Unless Grace is for someone I wouldn't use it. I just find it a bit nothing though, not awful. Gwen is "out" but I like it more. There are a lot of one-syllable middles I'd take over Grace, excluding of course unless I were naming after a Grace I loved, which would trump everything.
I like a LOT of A names for girls so I'll spare you the full list but I really like Annabel, Abigail, Amy, Anwen, and Amanda.
Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:27 PM
I like Amelia, i think it suits your other 2 children's names.
Grace on the other not a big fan, seems a bit plain to me ... but i like different middle names
Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:38 PM
Not a huge fan of Amelia. To me it is a bit too "cute" for an older child, teen or adult.
Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:29 PM
I really like Amelia but I'd look at other MN options that aren't quite so 'default' as Grace nice though it is:
Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:44 PM
ive got a grace poppy so i love grace. i know it gets used loads as a middle name but i dont think its boring at all i think its beautiful.
Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:22 PM
Love grace too, I would choose it as a first name if it had not already been stolen in the family. I like Amelia too but for me it does not have the charm if grace.
Posted 29 November 2012 - 10:49 AM
Thanks everyone, some great suggestions, esp about using Grace as the middle name. Some of the names suggested are taken
I quite like the suggestion of Pearl with Amelia, but we already have my daughter Megan named after my late mother Margaret.
Posted 29 November 2012 - 01:34 PM
I agree with others that Amelia is lovely but I'd look for a more interesting middle name. There are a lot of Amelias around, and hence likely to be more than a few Amelia Graces.
Two of my usual suggestions for middle names:
Posted 29 November 2012 - 04:44 PM
I'd prefer Grace as the first name.
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