Friday, February 18, 2011

Bates Soon to Have 19 and Counting

Jim Bob and Michelle might be America's only parents with 19 kids and counting, but not for long! Gil and Kelly Bates, the Duggars' dear friends from Tennessee, are expecting their 19th! Read all about it on the Bates' blog.

What should the Bates name baby #19??
These names have already been taken: Zach, Michaella, Erin, Lawson, Nathan, Alyssa, Tori, Trace, Carlin, Josie, Katie, Jackson, Warden, Isaiah, Addallee, Ellie Bridget, Callie-Anna, Judson Wyatt.


  1. Kelly if your reading this should name the baby,

    If Girl: Rebbecca Rose Bates

    If Boy: Charles Braxton Bates =]

    Love you Mommy Bates!!!!


    PS: I haven't heard from yall in a while, hope yall are doing well!

  2. Girl: Tessa Leigh-Ann Bates
    Boy: Jonas Tyler Bates

  3. Girl: Sarah Elizabeth
    Boy: Mark Joseph

  4. If a Girl: Hannah Rachel Bates
    If a Boy: Caleb Andrew Bates

  5. Girl: Sarh Bates
    Boy: Matthew Bates

  6. how about twins!!! that would round out her number!

  7. Girl :

    Sarah Elizabeth , Leanna Hope, Haylee Grace, or Haylee Rae


    Landon Thomas, Seth Thomas

  8. Girl:Grace Ann Bates
    Lucy marie Bates

    Boy:Ethan John Bates

  9. I would say a boy name Denver Kaine and a girl name Lanna Michelle.

  10. girl Kenzie Renae

    boy Jaxon Cade

  11. girl: Jolie Grace boy:Gabryl Micheal

  12. Girl: Christy-anne
    boy: tristan james

  13. kelly bates posted on march 8 that she had a miscarriage :[

    it's devastating! pray for the family!

  14. So sorry to hear that Kelly suffered another miscarriage. I have also suffered miscarriage. It is devastating. It is the loss of your child. I send my heartfelt condolences to the family and to Kelly.


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