Jump to content

Short middle names for a girl


  • Please log in to reply
16 replies to this topic

#1 MrsLexiK

Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:07 AM

Hoping for some help here.  We have our girls names picked out, whilst it is only 2 syllables it is still long (if that makes any sense) Charlotte.  We need/want a middle a midle name, however either way our child will have both of our last names. So we are after something short, 2 syllables is ok as long as it is short - ie Lily. (but not Lily as this name is out even though I do like the way Charlotte Lily sounds)

I like more uncommon names, (for some reason though Charlotte has always been my go back to name.  To me no name I have said measures up like this name, and it doesn't bother me that it is common - which usually turns me off a name) DH likes more common names, all my backup girl names are longish like Emerson, Clemetine and really Charlotte Emerson Last Name Last Name is a mouth full.  

Can anyone give me some more shorter middle names.

TIA

#2 la di dah

Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:38 AM

Some one-syllables I love:
Blythe
Claire/Clare - I do think Charlotte Claire sounds fine together.
Mae/May
Jane
Rain/Rae/Rue
Wren
Gwen
Fern
Dove

2-syllable but "little"
Noa
Ivy
Amy
Mara/Zara
Opal
Iris
Lila
Leah/Lia
Willa
Nora/Flora/Zora
Tova

#3 Monroe

Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:39 AM

I don't know why but Charlotte Juliet comes to mind.


Charlotte Mae/May
Charlotte Rae
Charlotte Daisy
Charlotte Kate
Charlotte Rain/Raine



#4 Bel Rowley

Posted 30 November 2012 - 01:08 PM

Charlotte Eve
Charlotte Helen
Charlotte Juno
Charlotte Sabine
Charlotte Erin
Charlotte Lucy
Charlotte Holly
Charlotte Ivy

#5 MrsLexiK

Posted 30 November 2012 - 01:13 PM

Thanks ladies

I do really like Rae or Rue

I wouldn't mind honouring a family relative (like a grand parent or one of our grandparents) but none of the names suit sad.gif

I don't mind Dot (which is short for my grandmothers middle name) but I don't know if that sounds finished or not, and her middle name in full is too long to use.

My mum's middle name is is short but it is really common and with a really common first name I sort of wanted something not so common.  I loved that I am the only person in the world with my name.

ETA: Eve - I hadn't thought of that.  I had thought of Eva but I think it is too close to Ava so was out.  I don't think Eve is too close though. Also like Holly.   I do like Sabine but being German you can bet it is a name in our family already sad.gif

Edited by MrsLexiK, 30 November 2012 - 01:16 PM.


#6 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 30 November 2012 - 01:30 PM

I love love love Charlotte.

Charlotte Kate
Charlotte Clare (if you don't mind two C's)
Charlotte Erin
Charlotte Emma
Charlotte Zoe
Charlotte Amy
Charlotte Ruby
Charlotte Jane
Charlotte Jade
Charlotte Zara
Charlotte Mia
Charlotte Lee
Charlotte Ella
Charlotte Alice
Charlotte Renee
Charlotte Laura
Charlotte Mary
Charlotte Jenna
Charlotte Mae
Charlotte Anna



#7 Plaxy

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:42 PM

Charlotte Faith
Charlotte Norah
Charlotte Rilla
Charlotte Ellen
Charlotte Eden
Charlotte Honor
Charlotte Wynne
Charlotte Asta
Charlotte Astra
Charlotte Ria
Charlotte Risa
Charlotte Romy
Charlotte Echo
Charlotte Lace
Charlotte Hero

#8 Chelsea86

Posted 30 November 2012 - 06:44 PM

Lee?

#9 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 30 November 2012 - 06:54 PM

Charlotte Joy
Charlotte Dawn
Charlotte Skye
Charlotte Hope
Charlotte Odette
Charlotte Faye
Charlotte Pearl
Charlotte Jade
Charlotte Ane
Charlotte Kate


#10 Gudrun

Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:55 AM

Charlotte Ida
Charlotte Lena
Charlotte Pia
Charlotte Peta
Charlotte Reba
Charlotte Nyah
Charlotte Alys
Charlotte Alba
Charlotte Zena
Charlotte Yola
Charlotte Svea
Charlotte Neve
Charlotte Isis
Charlotte Moon
Charlotte Lyra
Charlotte Onyx


#11 roses99

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:01 AM

Charlotte Faith?

#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 01 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

amy
eve
pearl
rose
joy
grace
faith
beth
may
ruth
sue
zoe

#13 Little.One

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:23 PM

Charlotte Joy original.gif

#14 Eeyolet

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:52 PM

Charlotte Lane?

#15 MGB

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

Charlotte Lucy
Charlotte Kate

#16 Harmonica

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

Use your mum's middle name if it is something you will like - I think over time you will appreciate the tradition more than the fact that you consider it "common".

#17 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 03 December 2012 - 08:26 PM

Charlotte Anna
Charlotte Greta
Charlotte Laura
Charlotte Maya
Charlotte Nina
Charlotte Pearl
Charlotte Quinn
Charlotte Tara




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 
 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

16 parenting truths you won't find in the baby books

I am five years into this parenting gig and I’ve learnt that sleepless nights and changing dirty nappies are child’s play.

Best and worst potty party cakes

It's nice to celebrate a child making the shift from nappies to 'big kid' undies, but do we really need a semi-realistic used toilet cake to do it? Here are some of the best and worst cakes parents have used at 'potty parties' around the world.

7 tips for a financially festive Christmas

Plan ahead - and do it now - to ensure festive season expenses don't break the bank.

'Go the F*** to Sleep' author's new book for frustrated parents

A sequel is coming soon to the 2011 hit book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - and this time, it's about mealtimes.

Great birthday party buys from Etsy

Handmade crafts to decorate and personalise your child's next birthday - from banners to cake decorations, we've got gorgeous party finds from Etsy.

Creative storage ideas for the kids' rooms

Creative and practical storage ideas for the kids' toys and books can also add some stylish decor to your home. Visit babyology.com.au for more stylish modern finds for hip kids & parents.

Student shocked by surprise baby

Kate Hudson, 22, was on a dream European holiday with friends. She didn't realise she was about to become a mum.

To the mum in the doctor's waiting room

Maybe the mum I saw in that waiting room, seemingly disconnected from her baby, doesn’t have the support she needs.

10 space-saving nursery ideas

Starting a family doesn't always mean moving into a bigger house - not yet, anyway.

 

What's in a name?

Baby Names

Looking for a classic name, or an unusual name? Our Baby Name Finder is for you, search or browse to refine your shortlist.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.