One really should reflect long and hard before choosing the names for one's offspring.
It's not just how it will go with the family name, but how it will sound when you yell it at the top of your voice during school vacations and weekends.
Or when you find that they've put their toys in the dishwasher.
Or when they've decided that they are not going to get dressed no matter how many times you've asked them.
Or how the name will sound when followed by, "Mom, _____ pushed me" or "Mom, _____ won't share their toys with me" or "Mom, _____ keeps touching me!"
It's important to give names to our children that we like a lot.
Because before the age of 7, you are going to have found at least 348,259 ways of saying the same name, over and over again.
Bill Cosby explained it best in his sketch about Jeffery.
Replace the airplane with a grocery store or doctor's office, and you've lived my horror.
Vive les vacances!