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July 21st, 2009, 07:45 PM
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For example--- here's a sibset: Landon, Jayden, and Declan. Do you think it sounds bad because they all have two syllables and end in -n????

Do you think a sibset such as Gabriella, Sophia, and Natalia would sound bad because they're all ending in A's??

Would you prefer a sibset that has all different ending sounds such as Carter, Amelia, and Natalie?

Will you work towards a sibset where all the names have a different ending sound or will you not care?
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July 21st, 2009, 07:50 PM
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well if i didnt LOVE Harlow as much as i did.. i probably wouldnt use all H's for a first letter.. but my two last kids will (well if girl/boy) will end in the sound of O.. but Harlow with the W at the end i guess isnt what ur asking? LOL... i duno..

but my mom named all my sisters and i with the ending of A..

Natasha
Amanda
Alicia
Mikella
Lianna

and i actually really like it TBH.. i think its cute..

i rather names that connect some how than to have names that dont connect if that makes sense?
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July 21st, 2009, 07:53 PM
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I think Landon, Jayden and Declan sound good together, however I wouldn't use them because they are all so popular right now.

Gabriella Sophia and Natalia sound really good in my opinion and I love those names.

I don't care if my children's names have a different sounding ending. Right now the sibset would be:

Beldon
Natasha (Tasha/Stacy)
Zoe
William (Liam)
Lucinda (Lucy)
Elizabeth (Lizzie/Bethy)
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July 21st, 2009, 07:57 PM
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wow. where did u get Stacy for a NM of Natasha? LOL ive never heard of that one before!
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July 21st, 2009, 09:31 PM
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I think the ending in A is okay but I'm not a fan of Landon,Jayden, because it's to alike.


but Gabriella/Natalia is fine...now if you wanted Gabriella and Isabella I'd say it's too close.
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July 22nd, 2009, 12:26 AM
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Names ending in A for girls are so popular and they can sound so different from each other despite ending in the same lettter (like the 5 sister sibset listed above). So, I think that's perfectly fine.

Again, names ending in the -en sound are so popular and the names can sound so different from each other, that I think it's fine to have more than one child with the same -en sound. I would prefer Harrison, Owen, and Lillian though to Landon, Jayden, and Declan because the former set are more different in # of syllables, same sound and/or letter doesn't repeat in the non EN syllable, there are nn options for 2 of them (if the child doesn't like having a name similiar to his/her siblings), and the like.

I feel the same way about names ending in the long EE sound. There are so many of them, I think a Henry, Katie, and Sophie sibset sounds just fine.

Now, two -ella names? No, I think those are too close. Two -lyn names? No. Scott and Brett? No. Garrett and Bennett? No. I've listed my three exceptions to rhyming (or almost rhyming) names above. -a, -en, and -ee.
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July 22nd, 2009, 01:38 AM
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I actually quite like them all ending the same
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July 22nd, 2009, 04:10 AM
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I think it absolutely depends on the full name, and not neccesarily the ending letter. You can't always avoid it, but my cousin named his kids the following:

Anthony
Kimberly
Jeremy
Zachary

IMO that is too much.
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July 22nd, 2009, 05:14 AM
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For me it depends... I really don't like matchy sibsets, especially for close in age or the same gender siblings... For example I'm cheryl, with a Shannon sister, and it was frusturating and obnoxious for me. So we won't use anything close for our kiddos.
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July 22nd, 2009, 05:37 AM
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I don't mind it as long as they aren't too matchy. I think names can end in the same sound and not be too similar (ex: Hailey and Kimberly).
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July 22nd, 2009, 05:58 AM
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My best friend's nephews (from one sibling) are: Cristian, Gavin, Ethan, Tiernan, Keegan.

I think I like that they all match.

Would I aim for it myself? No.. but if it started it accidentally I might aim to finish it (just like my L dilema). I was considering using an -en name for baby 3.. then Luke and Lauren match, and Lauren and Morgan match.
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July 22nd, 2009, 06:47 AM
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If the all had the same ending or none at all then I'd be fine with that but it bug me if two of my children has names ended in -er and the other one had a name ended in -ey.
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July 22nd, 2009, 08:00 AM
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I wouldn't care as long as I loved the name. I'm not a fan of matchy sibsets but as long as the whole names don't sound too much alike like Ella and Emma or Isla and Ava, I don't think ending the same is that big of a deal.
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July 22nd, 2009, 10:11 AM
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I think it can be cute if the names are different enough. I have a friend with Gavin, Darian, Raegan and Cohen....they all end in the -en sounds.

Right now I have Miles and Rhys who both end in -s I'm thinking I might stick with it if I have another boy
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July 22nd, 2009, 10:25 AM
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I like names to match, so I think those girl names sound good together. I do think it depends on if you are going to shorten them though.
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