Saturday, September 06, 2008

"Give it a name."

I know a woman whose first name is the same as her last name. (Well, similar anyway. First name Robin, last name Robbins.) I wrongly assumed that she acquired that little fact through marriage. In fact, she is married but chose to keep her maiden name because she's in marketing and her name is so much more memorable to people this way. She's very successful in business and I imagine she's got a point.

So with that, I offer to my wife a suggestion: This little baby of ours? The one who is likely due in April 2009? Boy or girl, let's name the baby Beziat Beziat.

I await her reply.

[Edit to add: I'm revising my idea. Now I'm thinking Beziat Boutros Boutros-Beziat. A name both political and rich in alliteration. Awesome!]

21 comments:

julie said...

Um, please don't. Julie is a nice name though....

monstermash said...

I know your proud of your name, but don't you dare!!
Lyric for a girl...Ben (that's a musicial term, isn't it?) for a boy

Paige said...

Ummmm.........yeah..........NO! Says the wife! I have a list if you want to see!

Jovie is included on that list by the way! Heehee!!!

chez béziat said...

I'll take Beziat off if you take Jovie off.

Paige said...

Hmmm..........not sure I'm ready to give up on that one just yet. ROFLMAO

Barbara(aka Layla) said...

WHAT ???? YOU GUYS ARE HAVING ANOTHER BABY? HOW DID I MISS THIS?

Barbara Beziat has a lovely ring :)

Congrats to you and Paige. How did I miss this? I read you all the time!

chez béziat said...

Well, then Beziat is still on the table. Or how about Beziat Boutros Boutros-Beziat? That would surely be a child destined for greatness. Or something.

chez béziat said...

barbara: Thanks. We are just now telling folks. Surprise!!!

monster: How's Ben a musical term? I guess I get to research that one. ;)

julie: That is a nice name. I'm sure we'll put that one on the list. Unless Paige has a friend with a small child with that name. You girls have the silliest rules about such things.

monstermash said...

i just looked it up...ben or bene means well... as in ben marcato which means "well marked"

chez béziat said...

monster: I just looked up ben marcato. There's a musician from Cincinnati with that exact name. My dad, also a musician, is from Cincinnati as well. So, in a sense, Ben would serve as a tribute to him. :)

Melissa said...

Another Beziat! ohmy. exciting.

jane q. public said...

Beatrix Beziat gets my nomination... I'll get back with a boy name later.

Katie said...

How bout Katie Beziat? Or Kay Beziat? Heh...

chez béziat said...

katie: Good idea. Actually, we've already got one of those. Arianna Kate Beziat. ;)

chez béziat said...

jqp: Beatrix? I kind of like that one.

jane q. public said...

Yeah, I think it sounds pretty cool. Plus, it makes me think of Beatrix Potter.

chez béziat said...

jqp: My thoughts exactly.

melissa: Big thanks! ;)

peach said...

I am truly laughing my ass off right now!!! Mike, you are not right in the head :) Why am I not surprised that Paige has Jovie on the list??? ;)

Kate said...

No, you're supposed to auction off rights to the name to offset college costs or something. Takes the work out of thinking something up.

chez béziat said...

Kate: You're brilliant! Care to start the bidding?

Bridgett said...

How about Bijoux? It would be beyond cool to have a name with an x and a z. (Beatrix also good by that measure.)