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Silly thread about middle names #822421 02/27/04 08:24 PM
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Yes, it's kind of a slow night at work.

Derick mentioning that "Derick" is his middle name, I was wondering if anyone wants to share their middle names and/or the significance of it?

My middle name is Edgar. It was my maternal father's name. My father wanted to give me "Bruno" as a first name, but thank heavens my mother objected. "Bernard" was my aunt's name: Sister Marie Bernard. She used to be a nun.

Funny thing: the original landlord of my apartment is named Bruno. The only Bruno I've ever met.


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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822422 02/27/04 08:36 PM
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Before I married, my middle name was Blount. Some Blount ancestor of mine was a signer of the U.S. Constitution and then appointed the first governor of the Ohio Territory (before his impeachment!) My parents thought it would be very nice to give me this name. Thanks a lot!

Actually, it's a very southern tradition to give your children family names -- usually as first and middle names -- something like Carrington Cabell Jefferson and then wind up calling her Muffy. :rolleyes:


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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822423 02/27/04 08:38 PM
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Mary Magdalen. Yes indeedy. that's me.


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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822424 02/27/04 08:51 PM
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My husband is a twin and he and his brother have the same middle name, rather than cutesy rhyming first names etc. So we named our first with the same middle name as his Dad. Son was old enough to have a say when #2 came along and he thought it would be cool if his new brother had the same middle name. By the time #3 came, it was habit. All the boys have Andrew. Didn't realize this would catch on as it has spread to cousins.....
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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822425 02/27/04 08:51 PM
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My middle name is James, which is also my dad's first name. My original middle name was going to be either "John" or "Paul" (John being my dad's-dad's first name, and Paul my mom's-dad's first name) but when I was born, my mother decided that my middle name would be "James" instead. (Which, as my dad says, came as a surprise to him, because he wasn't expecting it).


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The only way I will devuldge my middle name is at gunpoint. I can't stand it.


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lol, my second post of the day (above), both of them made at the same exact time as the person before me in the thread.


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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822428 02/27/04 11:19 PM
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Lee. Named after my uncle or Robert E. (we're from the south) but most probably just because my mom liked it. Just like my first name. She didn't like Daniel so it's Danny.


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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822429 02/27/04 11:34 PM
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My daughter also goes by her middle name. Even though we knew we would probably call her by her middle name, it just sounded better this way. Her name is Sydney Quetzal (pronounced "Kate-saul" -- sort of!). I thought we'd Americanize it to Katie, but she's my exotic little bird, so Quetzal it is!

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Francois and Jean
Named after my father, Francois-Jean (one name)
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Re: Silly thread about middle names #822431 02/27/04 11:37 PM
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Loafer? confused


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Loafer?
LMAO! laugh

My middle name is Lee. My Mother's middle name is Lee and her Father's middle name was Lee and his Father's...well you get the idea. I'm supposed to be some half-assed shirt tail ralative of Robert E. Lee. The Virginia Lees is a humungous family with probably more shirt tail than shirt (no polyester thank you, Shantinik).


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My real name isn't even Jodi, even though I've been called that my whole entire life. My real name is Kathlyn. My middle name is Jo. No wonder I'm always so confused . :rolleyes:

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It's Hunter, named for family friend and one-time insurance agent Bob Hunter.

The story is that Bob went in to the insurance business right out of college, and hit my parents up as one of his first customers. They couldn't afford a good medical policy; in fact the only policy they could afford had no maternity benefit at all. In order to close the sale, Bob told them that if my mom get pregnant, he would pay for the delivery himself.

I cost him something like $500, but he ended up with a namesake.


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Today, having a splinter removed would cost at least 500 bucks (depending on where the splinter was at).


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How many of you know people who really dislike their first names, and go by their middle names instead? This phenomenon is epidemic in my family, as it goes for both my parents, two grandparents, an aunt, and several other relatives.


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My Dad goes by his middle name--Jack, short for Jackson, an homage to our obscure kinship with Stonewall.

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My middle name is Earl (as in "Duke of").
Named after a great uncle.

Don't know how great he was, never met him.
I do know when I was about 7 years old my father took me to visit my great uncles gravesite.

There on the stone was my name...
Frank Earl Baxter (RIP).

I thought I was dead:-(


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My Dad goes by his middle name--Jack, short for Jackson, an homage to our obscure kinship with Stonewall.

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Absolutely! I could not do without my good right arm (as Lee himself put it). wink


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I do know when I was about 7 years old my father took me to visit my great uncles gravesite.

There on the stone was my name...
Frank Earl Baxter (RIP).

I thought I was dead:-(
You were probably as upset as this young fella:

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