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Baby Middle Names

Image There are a few steps to take in order to find the right middle name for your baby.

In the focus to choose the perfect name for their baby, the baby's middle name sometimes gets lost in the shuffle. Your baby's middle name is part of their entire name, part of their individuality. Many parents combine a common first name with some baby middle names in order to produce something a little more unique.

When choosing your baby's middle name it is important that you put it together with both their first and last names and see how it sounds. Ideally the middle name should flow easily off the tongue and not wrap you up in knots when trying to say it.

Try to choose a middle name that begins with a different letter or different sound from that in which their first name ends. This will often result in a smoother name combination. One example is David Donald vs. David Michael. Having the middle name begin with a different letter sounds more harmonious.

When choosing a middle name for your baby, vary the number of syllables in each of their first and middle. If they have a short first name, compliment it by using something a little longer.

The next thing you need to check out when choosing a baby's middle name is to see what the initials spell out. Do they spell out something intelligible or it is an acronym that will end up with the being teased in the playground at school? Keep away from names that when attached to your surname are going to cause problems.

When choosing a baby name for consideration; put the names together, write them out, put the initials together, and definitely say them out loud. You will find the perfect name for your baby with a little research and time. What you love today may not be your favorite next week. What you end up naming your baby will be the one that you keep coming back to, over and over, because it doesn't lose its appeal. Choosing your baby's name should never be stressful, so remember to have fun with this!