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A couple of weeks ago, Gil and Kelly Jo Bates of Lake City, Tennessee, welcomed their 19th child.
Here are the names and ages of all 19:
- Zachary Gilvin, called “Zach,” 23
- Michaella Christian, called “Michael,” 22 (Per Kelly: “We actually pronounced Michaella like the male version Michael with “uh” sound on the end (thus the two “L’s”).”)
- Erin Elise, 20
- William Lawson, called “Lawson,” 19
- Kenneth Nathaniel, called “Nathan,” 18
- Alyssa Joy, 17
- Tori Layne, 16
- Trace Whitfield, 15
- Carlin Brianne, 13
- Josie Kellyn, 12
- Katie Grace, 11
- Jackson Ezekiel, 9
- Warden Justice, 8
- Isaiah Courage, 7
- Addallee Hope, 5 (Touching explanation of the spelling of her name, per their About Our Family page: “The double letters in her name remind us that God gave her a second chance in life when she was born with complications that caused her breathing and her heart to stop.”)
- Ellie Bridget, 4
- Callie-Anna Rose, 2
- Judson Wyatt, 1
- Jeb Colton, newborn
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P.S. They also have a dog named Johnny and a cat named Kitty.
Sources: Gil and Kelly Bates Welcome Baby No. 19, America’s largest family, the Bates, on miracle 19th child who survived after failing to breathe on his own at birth
A reader named Heath is expecting his third child, a boy, and would like some name suggestions. Here’s what he says:
I’m Heath, wife is Aspen, daughter is Channing and son is Deacon so we’re looking for a name that most kids won’t have but also want something that isn’t feminine, will get him picked on or doesn’t sound like we are trying too hard.
Here are some of the names they’ve been considering:
My favorite is Justice but that has no chance with my wife. She likes Ridge but I quickly vetoed that. Her favorite is Easton but I was looking for something more. Some others that we have thought about is Beckett, Kingston or Tate but again I’m not overly thrilled.
Many of the names above come from surnames, so that’s what I focused on as I brainstormed:
Which of the above do you like best with Channing and Deacon? What other names would you suggest to Heath?