Naming your child is one of the most important gifts a parent can give their child. Your baby’s name will follow them throughout their life and will eventually be a crucial part of their identity.
Considerations when naming your children should be made so that parents chose the most appropriate and meaningful name for their baby.
There are many approaches to naming your child, but as soon as you have decided and agreed upon your child’s first name, most families will want to also give their child one or two middle names.
Brielle means: “God is my strength” and is a shortened form of the name Gabrielle which was ranked eighty-ninth in popularity in the United States for 2018.
Some parents like classic middle names, especially if the child’s first name is more unique. Unique names are fun, but for some, they are hard to remember, hard to spell and often hard to pronounce.
If your child has a unique first name like Brielle, you might consider giving her a traditional middle name. Perhaps if people are struggling with their first name, then your child can offer their middle name as an alternative name for who really can’t get their first name right.
Here are some traditional middle names that fit with Brielle
Marie is a French variant of the name Mary which has a few debated meanings. The most common meaning in Western culture is Mary “mother of Jesus”, the son of God. However, in Hebrew, the name Marie is a derivative of Miryam which means “sea of bitterness or sorrow”.
Elizabeth is a regal name of several queens in Europe. It means, “God is my oath” and is also attributed in the Bible to the mother of John the Baptist. Elizabeth has been a favorite traditional name for many centuries.
Victoria is another regal name which means “victorious and triumphant”. First made famous by Queen Victoria, the era of her rule would later be known as the Victorian Age, and has been a popular girl’s name ever since.
Catherine is a French name that means, “pure”. Several saints are named Catherine as well as queens throughout history.
Rose is the name of a beautiful flower that is often the symbol of love and care. Roses are sweet smelling and the name Rose is often used as a middle name.
Names that Sound Good Together
If you don’t care to have a traditional name, choosing one that fits well with the name Brielle might be the next option.
Leanne combines the names of Lee, which means “dweller of the forest” and Anne, “full of God’s grace”.
Brielle Leanne has a nice cadence.
Amaya has two meanings depending on the language. Amaya in Japanese means “night rain” and Amaya or Amaia in Spanish is “the end” or a “pleasant place”.
Brielle Amaya has a nice ring ending with the short “a” sound.
Daryn is a feminization of a typically a boy’s name which has grown in popularity in recent years. Daryn means “gift” or “great”.
Brielle Daryn matches a feminine name with a strong boy’s sounding name giving the combination a bold pronunciation with both hard and soft sounds.
Christine means “follower of Christ” and is a popular first name, but fits well with Brielle which also has a religious meaning in Christianity.
Perhaps endowing your child with a name that has both beauty and meaning may be important to you. Here are some names with incredible meanings.
Carina is a derivative of the Latin name Cara, which means “dearly beloved”. What child isn’t beloved of their parents, giving this name would ensure your daughter always knows they are loved.
Joy of course means “joyous” endowing your child with infinite joy is an incredible gift.
Norah means “light” when in times of darkness it is always good to have light.
Faith means to “have faith” be it in religion, God, oneself, one’s future, having faith and the undeniable ability to trust is an important attribute to give a child.
Reine is Spanish for “queen” having a regal name will mean your child may always feel powerful and perhaps will want to seek out a role in leadership at some time in their lives.
Lastly, you might want to look to family members, especially those who have recently passed or hold great meaning for the family and give your child a name that was once carried by a beloved family member.
No matter what you decide to name your child after much care and consideration, sit back and watch them grow and become the person who lives up to their name.