Parents Use The Same 4 Letters When Naming Their 11 Children

The name that you choose for your child is a very important step in parenthood.

You want to make sure that you and your partner love the name and it also has to suit your child. This special couple had a very specific process to choose their children’s names.

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Starting a family is one of the great milestones that one can have!

Thinking Of Baby Names

One of the things that will eventually come up is what name you should give your child?

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This can be a process that takes couples a long time to figure out for just one child. But what do you do if you’re going to have multiple?

Belgian Couple Making News

Gwenny Blanckaert and Marino Vaneeno from Belgium have 11 children together!

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Photo Credit: Gwenny Blanckaert / Facebook

That is a lot of names to come up with! The decided early on that all of their children’s names would center around one theme.

Interesting Theme To Their Names

They agreed that all of their children’s names would have the letters A, E, L, and X in them!

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Photo Credit: Gwenny Blanckaert / Facebook

They have seven girls and four boys. That is a lot of names that need to follow that pattern!

What’s In A Name?

So if you have been racking your brain and trying to think of which 11 names follow that pattern, here they are!

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Photo Credit: Gwenny Blanckaert / Facebook

The 11 names are: Alex, Axel, Xela, Lexa, Xael, Xeal, Exla, Leax, Xale, Elax, and Alxe.

Another Is On The Way

Those names would be quite the tongue twister for the parents to have to call out all their children in a row!

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Photo Credit: Gwenny Blanckaert / Facebook

If 11 was difficult enough to follow that pattern, they are expecting their 12th child!