logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
misstwister, lenswyf, KathieS, misslka, CindySoup
58241 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,241 Registered Members
417 Forums
118,617 Topics
842,183 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 199
Mona - Astronomy 107
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading 47
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 41
Dianne W - Editor 31
Angie 30
Katrina - Cosmetics Editor 23
Susan Helene Kramer 19
Angela - Drama Movies 18
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 17
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#597913 - 05/01/10 09:12 AM Please vote on a baby name for our son!
Jon Van Wyk Offline
Newbie

Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 1
My wife will give birth to our new son in August. We have a 5 year old son (Dimitri) and a 2 1/2 year old daughter (Anastasia). I was born in Iowa, but my wife is a native of Russia. In Russia, the middle name of the children is the first name of the father combined with a suffix. My name is Jon, which translates to Ivan in Russian. Therefore my children's names are as follows:

Dimitri Ivanovich Van Wyk (We call him Dima)
Anastasia Ivanovna Van Wyk (We call her Ana)

We are now asking for people to vote on a new name for our son that is due in August. Please go to our family's website at www.jonvanwyk.com and vote on a name. It will only take a second. We like names that pay homage to my wife's Russian heritage, but is also easy to pronounce. Thank you in advance for your input!

~EDIT from Nancy~
Here are the names being considered:

Alexander
Andrei
Damyan
Ivan
Maksim
Nikolai

If you'd rather not leave the Baby Names forum to cast a vote at Jon's page, please comment below with the option you like best. Thanks!


Edited by Nancy Man (05/03/10 02:25 PM)

Top
#597962 - 05/01/10 02:17 PM Re: Please vote on a baby name for our son! [Re: Jon Van Wyk]
Lynne - ChristianLiving Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Wolf

Registered: 04/04/02
Posts: 5728
Loc: Indiana
Thanks for the lesson in Russian tradition. Very interesting.
I voted for the name Nicolai. (I may not have spelled that correctly - I already closed the web page.)

Top
#599201 - 05/07/10 05:47 PM Re: Please vote on a baby name for our son! [Re: Lynne - ChristianLiving]
Lori - Marriage Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 2691
Loc: Orange, CA USA
I was torn between Maksim and Alexander. My son's name was Alex but not Alexander. Maksim sounds special, somehow.
_________________________
Lori Phillips
Marriage editor

BellaOnline.com Marriage
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Dreams editor
Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Top
#599267 - 05/08/10 11:00 AM Re: Please vote on a baby name for our son! [Re: Lori - Marriage]
BelleWilliams Offline
Amoeba

Registered: 12/26/09
Posts: 64
I prefer Maksim! I absolutely love that name. :) I also like AZlexander and Nikolai.

Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Summer Reading Ideas for Teens and Adults
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading
Reading
Today at 04:33 PM
What did you SPEND money on today?
by Nancy Roussy
Frugal Living
Today at 03:54 PM
The Dark Tower
by Dianne W - Editor
Action Movies
Today at 02:14 PM
Annette Bening Named Jury Prez at Venice Film Fest
by Angela - Drama Movies
Drama Movies
Today at 01:03 PM
Spiders!
by Nancy Roussy
Clairvoyance
Today at 12:10 PM
Wax Tablets in Medieval Times
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Fiction Writing
Today at 08:24 AM
Vishuddhi Chakra
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
Yoga
Today at 08:04 AM
Common Decreases for the Newcomer
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
Knitting
Today at 08:02 AM
Emerald Bay
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
California
Today at 08:00 AM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
Today at 07:21 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 73 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.