A name carries with it a lot of responsibility.
It is how people identify themselves, but it is also often the first impression that people have of you. Your name says a lot about you, even though it was chosen by someone else and given to you at birth.
According to parenting.com, your baby’s name can affect how he views himself, as well as how others see him.
For this reason, it’s no surprise that people spend hours searching Google for the perfect first name, but the middle name deserves just as much attention.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my guide to choosing a middle name that flows. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Noah.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
The importance of picking a good middle name for your son
Legally, you don’t have to have a middle name, but that doesn’t stop the majority of people from giving their children one.
These days, a middle name is pretty much expected.
A middle name also has a lot of benefits!
Here are 3 big reasons you should think and research carefully about a good middle name that goes well with Noah
A middle name lets you preserve even more family or other important names
People often use middle names to honor important people in their lives.
Sometimes, it can be very difficult to narrow it down to just one person. Luckily, with a middle name, you don’t have to.
If you give your child a middle name, it gives you the opportunity to pay tribute to more than one person.
This can limit arguments and tension among family members, to say the least. Just make sure that all of the names flow together nicely!
Their middle name can, and might, become their nickname
Many kids opt to go by their middle names full-time. They may like it better, or they may want more control over the name that they use.
A middle name also comes in handy in settings where there are multiple kids with the same first name, such as school or a sports team.
Often, your child’s middle name ends up developing into his nickname.
It’s essential to keep all of this in mind when you choose your child’s middle name.
Steer clear of any potential embarrassing options. If you have any doubts when you say your child’s name out loud, or other people strongly advise you against it, then you may want to take the hint and pick something else.
The full name power play
“NOAH DUKE ROBERTS, WHERE DID ALL OF THIS MUD COME FROM?!”
Every kid at some point has received the classic full-name warning, and every parent has delivered one. You will, too.
Every child knows that when mom plays the FULL NAME card, it means BIG trouble.
Practice every variation of your child’s potential name by using it in a full-name warning. It needs to roll off of your tongue smoothly in order to be effective, so if you get tongue-tied, move on to the next option.
This is almost a good enough reason all by itself to give your child a strong middle name.
Middle name ideas for a boy named Noah
And now, the moment you all have been waiting for, the list!
Remember, these are some ideas to get your brain going. It’s a great starting point, and I am sure you will find some great middle names to go with Noah!
My favorite middle names for Noah have to be Noah Alexander and Noah Walker (one from each end of the alphabet!). I like pairing Noah with two-or-more syllable names, but you should go with whatever sounds best to you!
Meaning of the name Noah
According to BabyCenter, Noah is a Hebrew name, meaning “rest” and “comfort.”
In the bible, God chose Noah to build the ark to make sure two of every animal would survive the great flood.
Noah was ranked number two in popularity for boy’s names in 2019.
Some famous Noahs are actors Noah Wyle and Noah Bean.
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Noah, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.
Hopefully, you found a few you like as well. If not, you might like this cool resource from Mom Junction with more middle name ideas based on syllables, and more.
Tell me in the comments which ones you like, or just your favorite middle names for girls in general.
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Good luck, parents!