Same Name in the Family

Discussion in 'Baby Names' started by SarahA, Nov 14, 2019.

  1. SarahA

    SarahA Well-Known Member

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    Is it too weird to give our baby the same name as another baby in the family? I've always loved a particular name, but last year, DH's cousin gave that name to his child. We are not close to these cousins, but the whole enormous family gets together about 2 or 3 times a year, so we do see each other. Would it be weird or inappropriate for us to use that name? Our baby would be 2nd cousins with that baby.
     
  2. OnErth&InHvn

    OnErth&InHvn Waiting on Bee

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    Just use it. Passing on family names has been done for years.
     
  3. Bevziibubble

    Bevziibubble Well-Known Member
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    I would use it if you like it :)
     
  4. Proserpina

    Proserpina Mother of Dragons

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    I'd absolutely use it if it isn't a sibling or someone you see on a regular basis.
     
  5. MItoDC

    MItoDC Finally a mom!

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    Agreed - if you love it - use it! There will probably be a time when the kids become adults and you no longer get together with the larger family group and it won't even be an issue!
     
  6. MissMarpleFan

    MissMarpleFan Well-Known Member

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