I posted a consultation for Megan and her husband’s little green bean last year, and I’m delighted to share that they welcomed a little girl! They gave her the fantastic name … Gr33r E!leen! (Alt characters used for privacy.)
“Since you so kindly did a consultation for us earlier this year, I wanted to make sure to send you an email and update you on what we ended up choosing for her name: Gr33r E!leen.
I loved your suggestion of Gr33r — it fit perfectly with our naming style. I was also glad that it had the saintly connection through Gregor/Gregory. When I was pregnant with my son, I remember seeing this name in a book and thinking that I liked it (for a girl), but then forgot about it until you brought it back to my attention. As soon as I saw it again I knew that I loved it. My husband took a little convincing, but once he warmed up to the name he was totally on board as well. It seems to be one of those names that you either love or don’t.
I realize that by using E!leen as the middle, we look like huge Greer Garson fans — in reality, we’ve never seen one of her films. Maybe I should. 🙂 Her initials spell “Gee” which I thought could maybe be a cute nickname when she’s little if it fits.
Thank you so much for your help, and spot on suggestion! We love our little Gr33r, and are feeling very blessed.”
How great is this?? I LOVE the name Gr33r, it’s one of my very favorites, and it’s gorgeous paired with E!leen. I’m so thrilled!
Congratulations to Megan and her husband and big brother F!nni@n Daniel, and happy birthday Baby Gr33r!!
My book, Catholic Baby Names for Girls and Boys: Over 250 Ways to Honor Our Lady (Marian Press, 2018), is available to order from ShopMercy.org and Amazon — perfect for the expectant parents, name enthusiasts, and lovers of Our Lady in your life!