A mother has shared how the names of her three children are all linked to her own thanks to a special decision she and her husband made when they were born – but some don’t understand
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When it comes to naming our children, some people want their little ones to have extremely unique, one-of-a-kind nicknames that no one has ever heard of, others prefer options. choose the more traditional and a few will name their children after themselves. .
The latter is something mom chose to do with her three daughters, because she gave them all the same name.
All names are linked back to the mother’s last name, giving the family a special connection.
She admits that some people think she’s run out of ideas when it comes to naming her baby, but she insists it’s not, she simply likes the name.
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Talking to Sun, Donna-Marie Parry explains how all three of her daughters have ‘Marie’ in their names.
The parent from Cwmbran, south Wales said she wanted to use the name Avery for her first child, but husband Mitchell was not interested.
In the end, they decided with Ava-Marie, deciding a girl would share his middle name and, if they had a boy, he would share her husband.
Three years later, the couple welcomed twins Isla-Marie and Florence-Marie.
Donna-Marie claims she was ‘queried’ by people why they were using the same name and doctors even jokingly asked if they were ‘running out of ideas’.
“Having the same name connects us all,” she said.
“The playgroup didn’t realize it was their name at first and was hyphenated and the doctors ‘joking’ you guys are out of ideas’.
“But I heard that this practice is very popular in Latin America.”
The mother added that she is proud to have started the naming tradition in her family, although she feels sorry that her husband will not have a child named after him, as they do not have a birth plan. add children.
However, the couple did have a dog named John – after Mitchell’s middle name.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/family/i-gave-kids-same-first-26328865 'I gave all my kids the same name - people think I'm out of ideas but I love it'