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Help me pick a middle name PLEASE!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by tuBass, Apr 26, 2003.


  1. April Reagan Finley

    4 vote(s)
    7.5%
  2. April Marie Finley

    20 vote(s)
    37.7%
  3. April Nichole Finley

    7 vote(s)
    13.2%
  4. April Renee Finley

    5 vote(s)
    9.4%
  5. April Michelle Finley

    10 vote(s)
    18.9%
  6. April Finley (no middle name)

    7 vote(s)
    13.2%
  1. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    My wife and I are expecting a baby girl in the next couple of weeks, and we are really stuck on a middle name for our little girl. We let our son pick the first name (a consolation for not giving him a little brother), but we are really stuck on the middle name.

    Here are some choices we've thought of, can you come up with any better?
     
  2. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    I like April Marie!
     
  3. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    April Michelle Finley
     
  4. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    I agree. April Marie is a good name.





    How about Meinl? Mira? Getzen? Cerveny maybe? ;):D
     
  5. another vote for marie, and btw, congrats!
     
  6. If you give her a middle name that starts with R, they'll call her "Arf-Arf" all through junior high, and she'll get an eating disorder.

    Be kind to her. Marie or Michelle are great middle names.
     
  7. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas

    I pointed that out to my wife this morning, but I wanted to see if anybody else would think of that. Our first choice for a girl's name was Ella (after Ella Fitzgerald), but our bright 6 year old son immediatly said "Ella Finley sounds too much like Elephant!" And he was right!



    :eek:
     
  8. michelle
     
  9. HongKongPhooey

    HongKongPhooey

    Nov 2, 2002
    I like April Marie =)
     
  10. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    My Middle name is O
     
  11. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD

    My friend's last name is O. His name is Christopher O. No joke.
     
  12. Is he Hmong?
     
  13. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I saw a fascinating documentary about the Hmong and the problems they face in this country. I wish I could remember it's name.

    edit: it may have been a book, now that I think of it, written by a woman.
     
  14. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    i like reagan



    my soon to be daughters middle name will be cadence.
     
  15. I was just wondering because I know that single-syllable, vowel-only surnames are very common among Southeast Asian peoples. There was a UN Secretary General whose name was U (pronounced "ooh") Thant.
     
  16. yoshi

    yoshi

    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    Congratulations by the way!

    Will the middle name be an active part of her first name if you get me like anne-mari would be?

    My vote goes to marie.

    [stupid question one line down]
    Ps - will she still be called April even if shes born in June?
     
  17. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    April Marie sounds nice.
     
  18. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    He is Chinese, I think Cantonese specifically. I'm not sure, I don't know very much about Chinese culture and the way the country is divided or set up so to speak.
     
  19. There are lots of regional dialect differences in China, and the two systems of Romanization (the older Wade-Giles and the newer pinyin) create lots of possibilities.
     
  20. That made me laugh, that was great:D

    I voted for Marie.