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#1 pinkelephant

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:34 PM

Hi there,

DH and I are having a boy and want to name him Lincoln . What do you think?  Can you think of any short middle names to match as our surname starts with T and is long (9 letters) ??

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#2 packysmum

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

My friend just had a boy on Boxing Day and called him Lincoln Kai. I like it.

#3 Gudrun

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

I really like Lincoln.

Lincoln Marc
Lincoln Ross

Edited by Gudrun, 01 January 2013 - 06:44 PM.


#4 dirtgirl

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

I went to uni with a Lincoln...he was a cool guy, so for me Lincoln is pretty cool name. The only thing is he often got his name shortened to 'Linc', which I don't like as much. I think the middle name needs to be one syllable, and probably something quite classic/conventional so as not to distract from the first name.

#5 ~damons-mum~

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:41 PM

I really like the name Lincoln but I do know 3 under 3.

Middle names:

Lincoln Jace

Lincoln Sam

Lincoln Ari

Lincoln Jude

Lincoln Bryce

Lincoln Kane

Lincoln Tom

Lincoln Joe

#6 bluedragon

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

I really dislike it, but as a general rule I am not a fan of surnames as first names and the only one I know IRL is about the biggest knob head I know. He gets called Linc mostly.

#7 Alpha_Chook

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

A lady in my D.I.G. had a little boy she called Lincoln....he gets called Linky

#8 HeartMyBoys

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

Lincoln Seth
Lincoln Jai
Lincoln Kade
Lincoln Ray
Lincoln Rhys
Lincoln Ty



#9 baddmammajamma

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

I've always liked Lincoln.

I like Jefferson and Carter, too, if you're going for the presidential vibe.

#10 la di dah

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:55 PM

I like Lincoln more than Logan but less than Linden. And my big love for L's are probably Levi if I'm being semi-normal, or if I'm lashing out, Lazarus.

For Civil War era my hero is John Brown but I can't imagine that's the theme that you were going for.

My favourite "that goes with anything" one syllable middles are:
Joel
Moss
Heath
Miles
Clay

#11 LookMumNoHands

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:57 PM

Lincoln rocks  biggrin.gif .

The gorgeous little man in my sig is Lincoln  wub.gif

#12 ~Supernova~

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

I love Lincoln. It WAS going to be DS name...until I realised how popular it was starting to get.

#13 4kidlets

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:04 PM

Can't say I love it but nothing wrong with it.
Is a large country town in SA but that doesn't matter.
Would go with most short middle names, but probably not another L starting name. Cross Luke especially off the list.
Lincoln JesseLincoln JoelLincoln Noah

#14 Chelli

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:10 PM

Gorgeous name that one original.gif

#15 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:14 PM

I like it. original.gif

#16 AnnBB

Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:17 PM

We toyed with Lincoln as a name when pregnant with what turned out to be a DD. I went off it though as it is / was becoming very popular and I was a little worried about being a 'fad' name. An acquaintance has a Lincoln and he tends to get called 'Linxy' a lot which I really dislike and kind of put me off the name all together.


#17 kerilyntaryn

Posted 01 January 2013 - 09:28 PM

Lincoln is ok

some mn

Adam
Aaron
Caleb
Daniel
Ethan
George
Henry
Dean
Ian
Todd
Grant
Jake
Theo
Rhys
Ryan


#18 EmandZac

Posted 01 January 2013 - 09:33 PM

My DH is called Lincoln. He doesn't shorten his name! His middle name is  Jay!

Edited by EmandZac, 01 January 2013 - 09:34 PM.


#19 Gudrun

Posted 01 January 2013 - 09:41 PM

Haha EmandZac your DH has a good name. Lincoln Jay works really well.

#20 calico

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:35 AM

Lincoln Adam
Lincoln Brian
Lincoln Caleb
Lincoln Dean
Lincoln Evan
Lincoln Felix
Lincoln Guy
Lincoln Henry
Lincoln Ian
Lincoln Jack
Lincoln Kane
Lincoln Mark
Lincoln Noah
Lincoln Owen
Lincoln Paul
Lincoln Rhys
Lincoln Seth
Lincoln Troy
Lincoln Wyatt
Lincoln Zane

#21 Pearson

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:33 AM

Lincoln is my BIL.  All my DH family have unusual names for their age.

He gets called Linc or Lincoln, mostly Lincoln.

My daughter has what seems to be a popular name (top100) ( not going to say as is very identifying mixed with her uncle's name) and I have not run into another one yet! my son also has a name that got increasingly popular after he was born, and has run into 2!

He has a one syllable middle name, but then again, he has a 3 syllable surname.  He has not always liked his name, and has named his children VERY common names.

#22 JillyJellyBean

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:37 AM

I love it! Had this conversation with DH last night. Im not at all into modern names, but this one is great. Not too common, but not too weird.

#23 B.3

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:37 AM

It's ok.... don't love it.

#24 Swahili

Posted 02 January 2013 - 11:04 AM

I dislike it, sorry.

#25 CleverChook

Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

QUOTE (bluedragon @ 01/01/2013, 06:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really dislike it, but as a general rule I am not a fan of surnames as first names and the only one I know IRL is about the biggest knob head I know. He gets called Linc mostly.

This.  Absolutely.




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