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What goes with Evelyn?

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#1 *MaybeBaby*

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:52 PM

I am currently pregnant with our second baby and we have just found out its a little girl.  Hubby and I love the name Evelyn, but just not sure on a middle name.  I would like a one syllable name I think. Her older brother is William Christopher so I guess we like quite traditional names.
So far I have thought ofEvie MayEvie GraceEvelyn Beth??
Please help with other suggestions and with what is your favourite.
Thanks ladies  biggrin.gif

#2 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:59 PM

Is Evie another first name option or do you mean Evie as a nickname to Evelyn? I love Evie as a nickname to Eve or Eva but I don't like Evelyn one bit. I like Evie Grace most from those combos. I think Evie should have a longer middle name but Evelyn is fine with 1 syllable.

William Christopher and Evie Celeste
William Christopher and Evie Sophia
William Christopher and Evie Adelaide
William Christopher and Evie Amelia
William Christopher and Evie Scarlett
William Christopher and Evie Claire
William Christopher and Evie Zara
William Christopher and Evie Hannah
William Christopher and Evie Pearl
William Christopher and Evie Jane
William Christopher and Evie Lucinda
William Christopher and Evie Annabelle

William Christopher and Evelyn Kate
William Christopher and Evelyn Tess
William Christopher and Evelyn Fern
William Christopher and Evelyn Claire
William Christopher and Evelyn Jade
William Christopher and Evelyn Jane
William Christopher and Evelyn Joan
William Christopher and Evelyn Alice
William Christopher and Evelyn Rose
William Christopher and Evelyn Pearl
William Christopher and Evelyn Anne
William Christopher and Evelyn Faith
William Christopher and Evelyn Hope
William Christopher and Evelyn Fleur
William Christopher and Evelyn Maeve

#3 ~damons-mum~

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

I would go with Evelyn Ruby.

William Chirstopher and Evelyn Ruby sound great.

#4 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

Evelyn Joy

#5 coco83

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

I immediately thought of Evelyn Louise or Evelyn Therese

#6 Gudrun

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:04 PM

Evelyn Frances

Evelyn Ruth

Evelyn Irene

Evelyn Jean

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:13 PM

Evelyn May is lovely
Evelyn Grace is nice too
not sure about Evelyn Beth



#8 *MaybeBaby*

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:17 PM

Thanks for the help everyone.  sorry for the poor formatting above, silly iPad!  Keep em coming original.gif

#9 calico

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:26 PM

Evelyn Blythe
Evelyn Dawn
Evelyn Anne
Evelyn Faye/Faith
Evelyn Hope
Evelyn June
Evelyn Joan
Evelyn Jean
Evelyn Brooke
Evelyn Kate
Evelyn Maeve
Evelyn Noor
Evelyn Pearl
Evelyn Rose
Evelyn Ruth

#10 Peppery

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

Evelyn Jane

#11 FiveAus

Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:36 PM

QUOTE (~damons-mum~ @ 16/01/2013, 10:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would go with Evelyn Ruby.

William Chirstopher and Evelyn Ruby sound great.

My grandmother is Ruby Evelyn, she hates her name and made all her grandchildren promise they wouldn't name their kids after her.

#12 Xmansmum

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:13 AM

Evelyn Mae is what instantly came to mind for me.

#13 ivelsfancy

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:26 AM

Evelyn Charlotte is my first thought!

#14 tres-chic

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:32 AM

Evelyn Beth is my favourite of those you mentioned.

I love the name Beth.

#15 A.K.A

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:09 PM

Evelyn Alice for me.

#16 Liz75

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:18 PM

I am a big believer in having a middle name which has some meaning and not just because it flows well ie a family name, same middle name as mother/great aunt, name you have always loved but can't use, a name of a great friend, name which conjures up a memory, favourite flower etc.

Having said that I think one/two syllable names go well with Evelyn.

#17 Zanbam

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:18 PM

Evelyn with a nn of Evie is seriously sweet in my books, a good 'whole of life' name.

What about:
Evelyn (Evie) June
Evelyn (Evie) Rose


Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:34 PM

I like Evelyn Kate.

Evelyn Clare
Evelyn Jade
Evelyn Brooke
Evelyn Ruby
Evelyn Zara

#19 Little.One

Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:49 AM

I think something classic will work as a middle name and I like one syllable middle names because then I'd call her Evie..'name'

Evelyn Joy
Evelyn Hope
Evelyn Rose

First common denominators off my list.

ooh and I do like Evelyn Kate. original.gif

Edited by Little.One, 18 January 2013 - 06:50 AM.

#20 new*to*this

Posted 19 January 2013 - 09:20 AM

Evelyn Rose was my first thought.

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