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Poll: Middle name for Benjamin (63 member(s) have cast votes)

Best middle name for baby-to-be Benjamin Henriks?

  1. Benjamin William Henriks (29 votes [46.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 46.03%

  2. Benjamin Clyde Henriks (34 votes [53.97%])

    Percentage of vote: 53.97%

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#1 lilbabyofmine

Posted 26 November 2018 - 12:59 PM

Okay, thanks to EB we are going to name our baby boy to be Benjamin! (Nn Ben, Benny and/ or Benji). I also saw the cutest Benjamin Bunny plush toy the other day :)

Our final decision is out of two middle names:
- Benjamin William Henriks
- Benjamin Clyde Henriks

Both are family names. Thank you!!!!

#2 Ruf~Feral~es

Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:03 PM

Clyde. :yes:

#3 Living Type

Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:13 PM


#4 maryanneK

Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:34 PM

william all the way!

#5 Mollycoddle

Posted 26 November 2018 - 01:48 PM

I like the flow of Clyde better, the single syllable sounds better than two as Benjamin is already a long name.

#6 amdirel

Posted 26 November 2018 - 03:34 PM

Clyde sounds like a American hillbilly name (totally stereotypical I know).

#7 gettin my fance on

Posted 26 November 2018 - 03:40 PM

I would have to choose Benjamin William.

Although, if the other choice was Benjamin Clive instead of Clyde, I would have chosen Benjamin Clive.

#8 Mel1609

Posted 26 November 2018 - 06:45 PM

I'll say it again- i have a Ben William.....nuff said.

#9 born.a.girl

Posted 26 November 2018 - 07:05 PM

Given both are family names, I'd go for Clyde.

No one will ever question why his second name is William, given it's been the first or second name for gazillions of boys since Prince William.   They might ask him about Clyde, though, and he may love to tell people why he's been gifted that name.

Edited by born.a.girl, 26 November 2018 - 07:05 PM.

#10 lizzzard

Posted 26 November 2018 - 07:15 PM

O dear...I thought you were asking about using the name Poll for a middle name... As in, Pol Pot...in which case I was going to say the connotations aren't  great....

#11 Ozquoll

Posted 26 November 2018 - 07:36 PM

I love that both are family names!
I vote Clyde, and leave William as a possible first name option for a future baby boy 👦

#12 lilbabyofmine

Posted 01 December 2018 - 09:57 PM

Thanks everyone. So far is a 50/50 tie lol

#13 Ollie83

Posted 03 December 2018 - 03:41 PM

Hard choice, I like Clyde it’s a bit refreshing. William is lovely but fairly common.

#14 MsLaurie

Posted 03 December 2018 - 04:10 PM

Clyde, because it really sounds like the tradition of naming after someone, being that bit out of fashion.

#15 MrsPuddleduck

Posted 03 December 2018 - 04:12 PM

“Benny Clyde” reminds me of Bonnie and Clyde! My vote is for William :)

#16 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 January 2019 - 08:54 AM

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