Need to choose a middle name for baby girl

Hello! Can someone please help me to choose a middle name for my future baby Alison?)

I have a few options but can't decide which one is better:

Alison Lia Blossom

Alison Sana Blossom

Or maybe Mari

What do you think?


January 25, 2019 1:44 AM

Would Blossom be a second middle name or the last name?  For flow, I favor Mari.

January 25, 2019 5:20 AM

Alison Mari, then Alison Lia

January 26, 2019 4:00 PM

Alison Sana sounds a bit repepetive.  I think I actually like Mari best of the three.  I'm also curious, is Blossom a surname or a second middle name?

January 29, 2019 12:29 AM

alison is so gorgeous although personally i cant see it on a baby or little girl!

i love blossom as a middle name especially if youre going to be saying her full name a lot, it flows really nicely with a lot of names. just out of curiosity, did you first hear blossom from SJ Strum on youtube? her little girl is evalina blossom and thats where i first heard the name.

alison blossom doesnt flow too well in my opinion, so having a second middle name in between is a great option.

alison lia blossom - not sure about the flow, almost too short!

alison sana blossom - too many 's' sounds!

alison mari blossom - gorgeous and flows beautifully!


some other options

most of the middle name suggestions start with 'L', because i think it links the l in aLison and bLossom really nicely so that the name feels consistent

alison liana blossom

alison luna blossom

alison tia blossom (i know i said lia seemed too short, but tia seems to sound 'bigger' than lia)

alison laura blossom

alison lara blossom

alison lana blossom


January 29, 2019 10:31 AM

All going well, childhood is such a tiny fraction of someone's life. People who think in terms of bankin babies instead of babies-who-will-grow-into-adulthood run the risk of giving juvenile names that adults are embarrassed to have. And if you feel like a name doesn't quite fit a baby, that's what nicknames are for! Alison feel too old? How about Ali/Allie/Ally? (Not that I agree it does feel old, because I don't, but everyone has different feelings about such things.)

And if you've never heard the name Blossom before, look up Mayim Bialik's 1990 television show for a well-known bearer. The name has been around for quite some time. 

January 29, 2019 1:02 PM

As an Allison myself, I can say that it is a name that does work well throughout your life ;) I know the Alison spelling is much more common in other areas of the world, so I am assuming you are outside of the USA?

As for the middle names, I agree with someone above who said Alison Sana sounds a bit repetitive. I much prefer Alison Lia or Alison Mari. Just an idea... In seeing Lia and Mari, the name Mia came to mind as a middle ground there. I wonder if you would be interested in that?