What’s in a name?

One frequent question I received after announcing our pregnancy was, "Are you going to keep the name quiet again?" Well, of course!! But, there are a few things that Chad and I have discussed that may aid you in your guesses.

1. No nickname.
2. Not in the top 25 most popular names provided by Social Security Administration.
3. Will not start with an "M"
4. Will not end in "ie" or "y"

We are no where near settling on a name, but thought you might like to know our name selection criteria.


  1. emkenton says:

    I think #1 is funny since you two each go by nicknames. Have you just hated that?!

  2. Michelle says:

    Can we list some that might apply?

  3. Jessica says:

    I kept Julia’s name a secret until birth. We told Andrew’s name (he was second). The first way was so much more exciting!

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