My Classic Name Combos

Heyo! I am not yet expecting, but I will be within the next couple of years.I have a classic style and favor less common classic names. What do you think of my combos?
(Reid and Buys are traditional family middle names, not surnames)

Dashiel Arthur Reid
Benedict Thomas Reid
Harrison Arthur Reid
William Jeffrey Reid
Frederick Jeffrey Reid

Anna Joyce Buys
Katherine Eliza Buys
Louisa Jane Buys
Imogen Barbara Buys
Camilla Joyce Buys


July 26, 2013 7:08 PM

Overall, I find your names to be rather elegant, and many of them timeless. I'm guessing that the girl middle names are family names, since they seem to be a very different style from the rest of them. I will say that the flow of some of the boy combos to be a tad less than ideal. Namely, Benedict Thomas (repeated T between them), and both Jeffrey Reid combos (repeated REE syllable between them.) Benedict works well with Arthur instead of Thomas, but I'm not sure how you'd get around using the first middle Jeffrey, which I'm assuming is an honour name, and the second middle Reid. I'm guessing that you don't want to use Jeffrey as a first name, since you didn't in any of your combos.

July 26, 2013 7:52 PM

I agree with Karyn.

My only other thought is that if you want uncommon names & aren't planning to be have children for a couple of years, you may want to keep a close eye on the Social Security baby name rankings.  They come out every May (Mother's Day).  I can see several of your names becoming more popular than you might like by the time you're ready to use them.