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Do You Like Baby Affleck's Name?

Do You Like Baby Affleck's Name?

Born to Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner on January 6, the bundle of joy who made Violet a big sister is Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck!

What's your opinion of the baby's name?


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Baboon Baboon 8 years
It's pretty for a baby but for an adult...? mmmh, not so much.
KiwiLu KiwiLu 8 years
I like Rose Elizabeth. Don't really like Seraphina.
alethia037 alethia037 8 years
I think Seraphina is a beautiful name... it means 'fiery one' and comes from the word Seraphim, which was the highest order of angels in the bible (they are the angels who sing praise around God's throne). I think this spelling is either Hebrew or Latin, but when it is spelled Serafina it is Italian.
chancleta chancleta 8 years
I like it!
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 8 years
I like it. It's certainly better than using a name that's too common.
karlorene karlorene 8 years
...although it's much better than apple. i guess i'd rather go through life with the name of a flower than a grocery item
karlorene karlorene 8 years
i think Rose is such a beautiful FIRST name :)
sucraRush sucraRush 8 years
Well honestly, whenever celebrities names their kids, people will always criticize it. Haha, I would dare say that the Afflecks have given their child a respectable name I mean Toni Braxton named her kids Jean and Denim..
eveday eveday 8 years
Not a sounds like an old lady's name.
lovingkissangel lovingkissangel 8 years
my favorite flowers are Rose, Voilet and Daisy. But I called my girls thru christian and grandparents similar names
tulla tulla 8 years
to erniew, what is the big deal? why do you care what they name the baby? your suggestions are boring and plain. I have 3 kids with unusual names and when people comment that they don't like them, I just say, "why do you think I care?" Everyone has the right to name their children what they like and everyone else should just keep their opinions to themselves. That is what makes the world go around. If everyone named their children the same boring names, how blah this world would be.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Oops I meant "Seraphina" in my first post.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
And before anyone points this out again, I know that Seraphina could be hypenated to "Sera" and that sounds like it may go with Violet better but, to me, it still sounds odd like if one sibling was named Mary and one was named Esmeralda (just as an example). I think Seraphina would be more fitting for the daughter of an Italian or Spanish couple (not that you have to give your child a name from your ethnic background). Ok I have put way too much thought in this...I'm eager to see what this new baby looks like and if she resembles her big sister. wild chiild - Violet's full name is "Violet Anne Affleck."
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Well my definition of a "unique" baby name (which is what I meant by "out there") varies from other users I guess. I have never met a Seraphina, the only variation of that word that I've ever heard is Seraphim (angels) in the Bible. Anyway, my point was that Seraphima is an uncommon and unusual name, not that it wasn't traditional :? Didn't mean to ruffle a few feathers just because I didn't like a "traditional" name. Just seems odd for these two who are named Benjamin & Jennifer, who have an older daughter with a fairly normal name (Violet). But to each his own, it's their baby so of course they can name it whatever they want :)
98769876 98769876 8 years
I've never thought of that name before. It is very beautiful. What is Violet's full name?
Mel475 Mel475 8 years
It's not my favorite name but I do agree with others that it's not nearly as bad as what many other celebs have chosen. That said, I also agree with other posts that it just doesn't seem to fit with Violet. Her name is pretty but simple. Seraphina is much grander. It's not that I think sibling names have to match but they should "go" together. Her two middle names are still so pretty and match up with Violet so much better - Rose Elizabeth or Elizabeth Rose would have been a lovely fit.
Jessamyn Jessamyn 8 years
Aw sorry, but I'm German and I have NEVER heard of the name Seraphina before. Don't like the sound of it, Elizabeth would have been so much better, it fits to Violet.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 8 years
It sounds like a disease... "I'm sorry but you have Seraphina Affleck. All the test point to Seraphina. You don't have much time to live."
Greggie Greggie 8 years
It's also traditionally German and Polish.
nancita nancita 8 years
I love the name Seraphina but it seems a little too precious when it's not someone with Italian heritage.
minxa25 minxa25 8 years
nice but its a little long & winded.
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
I like Seraphina. I wouldn't have added the second middle name though. It makes the name long and bulky. Really, folks, what in the world is normal when it comes to names? I don't find anything wrong with naming your child with a slightly less heard of name. How many Marys, NIcoles, Tiffanys deos the world need?
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
My guy wanted to name our daughter Sera as a shortened form of Seraphina. I'm not to keen on it. My two older brothers and I have 2 names and my younger sister has 3 names. My kids might have different lengths too. I think that's fine. I like the name. :)
vmruby vmruby 8 years
I have a next door neighbor whose 6 yr old daughter has that same name. It was the first time I've ever heard it. I have no clue as to what the meaning behind the name Serafina is, but I know she's adorable and it fits her to a T. It's actually not half as bad as some of the other names that these celebrities burden their kids with.
MissSushi MissSushi 8 years
I LOVE the name!! It reminds me of His Dark Materials, the series that includes The Golden Compass. One of the main characters name is serafina pekkala, though I kinda like the spelling Seraphina better. Its a name I would have considered for one of my kids. Its gorgeous.
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