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#1 cojack

Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:14 AM

Hi I am pregnant and due in november yay!! So I need opinions on the following.   Girls name after my nana and my middle name..      Ivy Madeline or my middle name which is Lorelle,  so Ivy Lorelle or Madeline Lorelle.

Boys name after grandad - ted . My husband likes ted axel ! I like ted alexander or ted arlo, whats your thoughts.  Thanks wink.gif

#2 ali27

Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:17 AM

I like Ivy Madeline and Ted Alexander the best. Good luck with your pregnancy. Hope al goes well.

#3 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:21 AM

Admittedly I'm not a huge fan of any of the girls names but would prefer Ivy Madeleine of the three.

Alexander is the only name on your boys' list I like, so I would vote for Ted Alexander. Definitely not Axel!

#4 Bel Rowley

Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:38 AM

I would go for Madeline Lorelle and Ted Alexander. Unless you'd consider Edward or Theodore with Ted as a nickname? I would like Theodore Axel. I don't mind Axel as a middle name.

#5 lactasticmama

Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:08 AM

Ivy Madeleine is gorgeous!

I LOVE Ted Arlo, or Ted Axel, great combos!

#6 Guest_Retro_Mumma_*

Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:12 AM

Ivy is cool but im not a fan of Madeline

Ted Arlo is cool, really different

#7 B.feral3

Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:15 AM

I like all your girls names and all combos. I'm sure you will find the right one.  original.gif

I'm not a fan of your boys names but they are all perfectly good names, just nms. That's with the exception of Axel though, it's dreadful.

#8 discomonkey

Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:21 AM

I like Ivy Madeline - very pretty.

I would use Theodore and shorten to Ted. Theodore Axel works well, I think.




#9 lozzylots

Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:44 AM

I love (LOVE) Ivy Madeline, that's just so pretty and one of the best combos I've seen on EB. And Ted is a great boy's name too, I also probably go with Alexander but I don't hate Arlo. Axel... not so sure, sorry!

#10 la di dah

Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:09 AM

I love Ivy Madeline. I like both Ted Alexander and Ted Axel but do not like Ted Arlo.

Granddad Ted was definitely not actually an Edward/Edmund/Edwin/Theodore? I don't dislike Ted but I thought in that generation it was usually a nickname.

(If I was picking, I like Edmund best).

#11 cojack

Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:31 AM

thanks for the replies yes he was actually William Edward but didn't really like his name and was always referred to as Ted, we actually never called him Granddad only Ted.  I like Theodore though.  I don't mind the name Axel but wasn't sure of it with Ted I thought Alexander and Arlo actually sounded better.  We had thought of William as a middle name other than that we really wanted an A middle name.  Any suggestions appreciated!

#12 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:35 AM

Ivy Lorelle and Ted Alexander

#13 cojack

Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:37 AM

Also hubby really liked Sydney for a girl but was happy for me to have my nana's name, but he has also suggested it for the boys middle name Ted Sidney!!  I'm really not sold on it..

#14 la di dah

Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:38 AM

I thought Ted Alexander sounded pretty good.

Other A names I like:
Ted Amos
Ted Aidan
Ted Ari/Avi
Ted Alan
Ted Alasdair/Alastair
Ted August
Ted Asher



#15 Cat People

Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:40 AM

I love Ted.  Ivy has always been a favourite too.  Great names.

#16 tres-chic

Posted 02 May 2012 - 12:33 PM

QUOTE (Bel Rowley @ 02/05/2012, 09:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would go for Madeline Lorelle and Ted Alexander. Unless you'd consider Edward or Theodore with Ted as a nickname? I would like Theodore Axel. I don't mind Axel as a middle name.


+1

#17 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 02 May 2012 - 02:37 PM

Ivy Madeleine is lovely. Not keen on either Ted.

#18 kerilyntaryn

Posted 03 May 2012 - 12:23 AM

Ivy Lorelle


Ted Alexander

#19 Etcetera

Posted 04 May 2012 - 07:44 AM

A short name like Ted needs a longer middle name to balance it, so I would choose Ted Alexander.

#20 Peevish

Posted 04 May 2012 - 07:54 AM

Madeline Lorelle and Edward (nn Ted) Alexander.

#21 Gone-Country

Posted 04 May 2012 - 07:55 AM

Ivy Madeleine
Ted Alexander

#22 ~Ingrid~

Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:56 AM

Ivy Lorelle gets my vote.
Is your grandad's full name actually Edward? If it is then I would use that but still call him Ted. I just think Edward flows better than Ted with most middle names. If you are just using Ted then I would go with Ted Alexander.

#23 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:08 AM

what about naming him Edward and call him Ted

or Theodore Alexander

what about William as a middle name

#24 zara-b

Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:59 PM

Hi I am pregnant and due in november yay!! So I need opinions on the following. Girls name after my nana and my middle name.. Ivy Madeline or my middle name which is Lorelle, so Ivy Lorelle or Madeline Lorelle.

Boys name after grandad - ted . My husband likes ted axel ! I like ted alexander or ted arlo, whats your thoughts. Than


As much as I like the sound of Ivy Lorelle, I would avoid it as it sounds like 'ivy laurel', and makes me think of a wreath! I wouldn't pair Ivy with an adjective-sounding middle name, so I would have to say that Ivy Madeleine is a better choice (I am not a fan of Madeleine spelt Madeline).

I like the sound of Ted Alexander. With such a short first name, I think you need something longer in the middle, however if you were going to give your son the formal name of Theodore or Edward, then Arlo would work in the middle spot. Although I like the name Axel a lot, I don't think it goes well with any of these first name options.

#25 kerilyntaryn

Posted 05 May 2012 - 08:44 AM

Ivy Lorelle - it's special to share the same mn with your daughter

Ted Alexander or Theodore Alexander would be nice for a formal name

or Theodore William  or Edward Alexander or Edward William




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