Naming your child an be difficult sometimes and you will find that everyone close to you will have an opinion about what the name should or should not be. The name you ultimately choose for your child could help shape who they eventually become. What about the middle name? It seems that some of the old school middle names have all but vanished and have been replaced by unusual or undistingished middle names. Middle names are not as important as the first name, but can be useful and at the same time very meaningful. I used 'Lee' for my first born son's middle name to honor my late father and I gave my second son my middle name. According to, you can go above and beyond names like Lee, Richard, Ann and Marie and use this as an opportunity to do something very meaningful and distinctive with the middle name. To read the entire article, click here.