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Old 05-14-2008, 05:31 AM   #1
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Ughhh! Need fresh eyes/brain... Need help from mamas who are good with word play...

We decided to name our daughter Cathryn (a combo of Catherine- my grandma, and Kathryn- Dan's grandma who passed away last week.) I have always said that her middle name was going to be Ann Marie- after me, my mom, and my grandma- and that was great until I suggested it to Dan and he was set on it because Marie can be after his other grandma (Marien.)

I am excited to name her after three of her grandma's, but I feel like the fourth one, my dad's mom who passed away 6 years ago, is being left out. I know she isn't around to feel bad about it- but my dad is and although I KNOW he would never say anything or make a big deal out of it, I am afraid it might make him a little sad if we name our daughter after three of her great-grandmas and leave the fourth, equally loved and equally important, one out.

So. Here is my dilima.

The two remaining grandma's are Marien Irene and Doris Evelyn.

I don't have a problem with two middle names as long as it's not super long.

This is what I have come up with so far

Cathryn Demi Vlasic- (both grandmas' initials) which I am so-so about.
Cathryn Marilyn Vlasic- which Dan hates.
Cathryn Irelyn Vlasic- Cathy Ireland? Idon'tthinksotim.
Cathryn Annalynn Marie Vlasic- LOVE it! But does it seem too long?

If possible, I would like Ann in there as well- as it's from a long line of women in my family- as well as my favorite sister.

Is this as impossible as it seems right now? I'll take ANY suggestions!



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Old 05-14-2008, 05:40 AM   #2
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Re: Ughhh! Need fresh eyes/brain... Need help from mamas who are good with word play.

How about Cathryn Ann Evelyn Vlasic or Cathryn Ann Irelyn? I see great possibilities there!
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