My husband and I are expecting baby #2 (a girl!) who is due September 10. He and I, along with our first daughter, Jenna Elizabeth, share the same initials including middle initials. We can't decide if we want to continue with this or not. I'm leaning toward not using another J name because I don't want people to confuse our kids. We like names that are "normal," somewhat traditional, but under-used. We're not fans of super trendy names like Grace, Claire, Ellie, Isabel, etc.
Our top picks for J names are:
Joni Ellis (Joni for my husband's grandmother, Joan)
Or top picks for non-J names are:
Callie Sue (Sue for my husband's mother)
And.... that's about all we've got! We're definitely coming up short this time around. Can you help??
P.S. Our last name rhymes with Yarns.
If you DO continue with J names, here are some possibilities:
If you DON'T continue with J names, here are some possibilities:
And what I want most to know is whether everyone thinks they should stick with J names or not, so let's have a poll over to the right. [Poll closed; see results below.]
Poll results (190 votes total):
Stick with J names: 125 votes, roughly 66%
Switch to another letter: 65 votes, roughly 34%
Name update 10-02-2009! Jill writes:
Just a quick update on our JEB dilemma....
We decided not to go with another J name and named our daughter Callie Sue. She was born 09-08-09!
Thanks for the help,