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Cool Middle Names for Facebook

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More people are coming to nameberry these days in search of a cool middle name for Facebook. The whole give-yourself-a-new-middle-name thing started on Facebook way back in 2008, when supporters of Barack Obama took his middle name Hussein.

Next up: Facebookers began adopting the middle name Equality, to show their support for marriage equality.

Of course, adopting a new middle name on Facebook has a more self-serving purpose too: It can keep snoopy relatives, school administrators, and would-be employers from finding you and your potentially-embarrassing party pictures.

Self-namers in search of a cool cover land at nameberry's list of Cool Middle Names. Short and spunky, these names work best for girls. Among the best choices:

Bay
Blue
Dune
Frost
Muse
Paz
Poe

Speaking of Poe, the name of a favorite writer, artist, or musician can make a cool middle name for Facebook. Some ideas:

Angelou
Aretha
Bix
Byron
Dante
Django
Goya
Hemingway
Hendrix
Kahlo
Kerouac
Picasso
Salinger
Shakespeare
Thelonious
Zevon

Another direction is to use a name that starts with or contains a cool letter, like X, Q, or Z. Some examples:

Axel
Doutzen
Querida
Quiller
Quincy
Xabat
Xantho
Xerxes
Zan
Zebedee
Zelig

Or you might go with a middle name with a cool meaning. Animals are one good possibility, and the coolest animals are the fierce ones: the lion, the wolf, the eagle. Some names with those meanings:

Aquilia
Ezio
Guryon
Leonid
Lupe
Napoleon
Tala

Of course, nameberry offers literally thousands more choices. What are your ideas?