Need help choosing a name for #3!

Hello!

Baby #3, a boy, is due in 10 weeks and we still haven't found THE name!  Below is a list of our current favorites - would love to know your thoughts/favorites from the list to help us decide.  Big sis is Ava Elizabeth and big bro is Julian Alexander And last name is one syllable.

Graham Williamson

Flynn Williamson

Finn William

or

Finlay Jude

Miles (need middlename - daughter loves this name)

And names that I like...but don't love...

Kieran

Pierce

Harrison

Ellis

Everett

 

thank you!!

Replies

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November 22, 2015 12:38 AM

My vote goes to Flynn, although I do prefer the mn William. Would I be correct in assuming that Williamson is a family name? I LOVE Everett and Kieran, so I'm tempted to recommend those, but seeing as you know you don't love them I think you should cross them off the list. Graham and Finn are sweet but Flynn is my personal preference, as it is less common than Finn and goes very nicely with Ava and Julian. Finlay I think would get spelling issues, unless it was pronounced fin-LAY, and then it would get pronunciation issues. If that doesn't bother you, go for it. Are you considering Miles because you love it or because your daughter does? Do you like it as much as the other choices? If the answer is yes, I think it would be equally nice a choice as any of the others on your list. For a middle name, I think meaning is the most important thing. I'm in favor of using the family name William or Williamson, or Jude too if that also has significance to you. 

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November 22, 2015 2:13 AM

I'm with your daughter; I think Miles is a great choice with the other names yove chosen. 

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November 22, 2015 3:50 AM

I love Graham and Miles. I also like Everett but if you've already acknowledged that it's in a tier below the other choices, it's probably safe to cross it off for the sake of narrowing things down.

Is there a reason you wouldn't choose William/Williamson as a middle name for Miles?

I think Everett would make a great middle name for Miles - Miles Everett is a great name.