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#1 montycarlo

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:03 PM

My husband and I love these two names.

But we can't decide. Leaning more towards Nina.

Does Avery work as a middle name for Nina?

Any other suggestions?

Thank you.

#2 Acidulous Osprey

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:07 PM

I love Nina!  I'm not sure about Nina Avery though as two a sounds in a row doesn't work for my ear.

#3 eponee

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:10 PM

I really like both, particularly Nina.

Nina Avery sounds fine.  The different 'a' sounds in each name make it work

Edited by eponee, 23 April 2020 - 07:10 PM.

#4 eigne

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:12 PM

I love Nina. Nina Avery works alright but I personally don’t love Avery.

What about:

#5 ineedmorecoffee

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:15 PM


#6 c4a79

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:17 PM

I like Avery better.

#7 daisy007

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:19 PM

Nina definitely, Avery works as a middle name too imo

#8 got my tinsel on

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:22 PM

View Posteigne, on 23 April 2020 - 07:12 PM, said:

I love Nina. Nina Avery works alright but I personally don’t love Avery.

I would also avoid middle names ending with an 'a'.

Nina is a lovely name.

#9 Islander

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:27 PM

I love Nina. I associate Avery with the mean brother in Charlotte’s web... but I’m sure that’s not a common association!

#10 montycarlo

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:30 PM

Thank you. That's really helpful just to get other people's  thoughts.

We really love Nina, and this is our last baby so I will regret it if I don't use it. But I recently came across Avery and can't seem to let it go.

Out other ideas were

Nina hazel
Nina violet
Nina claire

#11 eigne

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:31 PM

Nina Claire is on my list... 🥰

#12 littleboysmum

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:31 PM

I actually like both but there’s something about Avery I just really like. I don’t think the names go together though. I think they are different styles. But I think they are fine if you want to use them together.

#13 AnaBeavenhauser

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:36 PM

Nina Claire x

#14 Crombek

Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:45 PM

Love Nina, not enamoured with Avery. I see it as a very masculine name.

It works ok as a middle name, but my lazy mouth wants to run the 'a' sounds together a bit to make Ninavery.

#15 Lallalla

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:06 PM

Nina and Avery are quite different names, in my mind anyway. You could wait and see which one suits her more when she is born?

I know babies grow into their names, but my twins could never have been the other way around. There was never any question in my mind, once they were born, about who got which name.

I know someone who swapped her twins names when they were an hour old as the name they planned to give their first girl suited the second so much better and their first girl suited the 2nd girls name better

#16 Ollie83

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:07 PM

I have a Nina and obviously love it. Avery to me is a male name. Claire is also on our girls list, Nina Claire would be beautiful.

#17 alchetta

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:07 PM

We have a Nina A and we put a little break in the middle. But the full name isn't an English language name so it works better in other languages. We either break it or make a long aaaaa sound in between to run the names together but in our case it's the same A pronunciation.

#18 alchetta

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:09 PM

Which is to say I vote Nina

#19 MadMarchMasterchef

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:11 PM

Nina was on my short list too - DH didn't think it went with our last name

#20 Chelli

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:17 PM

I love the name Nina :)

#21 Kallie88

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:22 PM

I love Avery but associate it as a boy name

#22 melanieb530

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:24 PM

Nina definitely

Nina Avery  as the middle name sounds good too.

Edited by melanieb530, 23 April 2020 - 08:26 PM.

#23 lizzzard

Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:42 PM

A slight variation but I love Nita.

#24 Gudrun

Posted 23 April 2020 - 09:12 PM

Easy.  Nina.  It's got everything.

If you want Avery make it a second middle name with a first middle that starts and ends with a consonant.

#25 Mrs Claus

Posted 23 April 2020 - 09:15 PM

Avery Nina

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