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Over or Under: 9 Wedding Party Members?

Jayla, on September 11, 2018 at 11:05 AM Posted in Planning 0 134
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Ever wonder what the average wedding party size is? In 2017, the average number of people in a wedding party was 9. And only 60% of couples still divide their wedding party by gender!

How many people are in your wedding party? Are you over or under 9?


Over or Under: 9 Wedding Party Members? 1

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134 Comments

Latest activity by Ashley, on February 11, 2020 at 5:50 PM
  • C
    Super October 2018
    Cassandra ·
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    11 if you include flower girl, ring bearer, and bride and groom.
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  • Gen
    Champion June 2019
    Gen ·
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    We have 6 (3 on each side). Wanted to keep it smaller!
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  • Heather
    Expert September 2018
    Heather ·
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    3 groomsmen including best man
    1 moh and 1 bm for me
    1 flower girl 1 ring barrier
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  • Kelly
    Champion October 2018
    Kelly ·
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    I have 10 bridesmaids, FH has 7 groomsmen and his 2 sisters as groomsmaids, and then we have 1 flower girl.
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  • Across The Stars
    Devoted October 2019
    Across The Stars ·
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    10 for us! 5 bridesmaids and five groomsmen
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  • Happy Hedgie
    VIP September 2018
    Happy Hedgie ·
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    We each have one attendant so 2 people total in our WP.

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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    Nice large group!! I love that he's including his sisters!

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  • FutureMrsR
    Dedicated October 2018
    FutureMrsR ·
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    Over. 5 bridesmaids, 5 groomsmen. The bridesmaids are all wearing the same dress. I gave them the freedom to pick whatever they picked all the same dress.

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  • EllieRose
    Expert February 2020
    EllieRose ·
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    Four bridesmaids and Four groomsmen!
    I could have totally had more, but he couldn't think of anyone else he wanted so we stopped at four each! Smiley smile
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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    Small and simple is always nice!Smiley shame

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  • Hailey
    Dedicated November 2019
    Hailey ·
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    We decided to keep it small and go with one moh/bestman and one bridesmaid/groomsman. Also, planning to have one flower girl and one ring bearer.
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  • Bailey
    Super March 2019
    Bailey ·
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    Currently at 5 total, 3 for me and 2 for him. All my girls are wearing the same dress, but this wasn’t the original plan. Too good of an offer to pass up a $26 dress to avoid matching!
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  • KarenO
    Master June 2018
    KarenO ·
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    Over - we had 11. Even sides except for an additional junior bridesmaid, who walked with the FG & RB.

    All my BM wore the same dress - even the Jr. one had a child's version of the dress. I told them they could pick out different ones if they wanted, or even a different color for the MOH, but they chose to all get the same one.

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  • C
    Devoted September 2018
    Chrissyboo0 ·
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    Under. 1 on my side and 2 on my FH side
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  • Rachel
    Super May 2019
    Rachel ·
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    Under. He is only having one, his best friend. I’m having 6. But, to be fair, I have 4 best friends (2 from London, 1 one from California, and 1 from Philly...I move around a lot). And the other 2 are my nieces, they’ll be junior bridesmaids.

    But, I’m only have 1 stand up there with me so that it doens’t look too unbalanced. They’ll all walk down ahead of me though.

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  • E&M
    Master July 2016
    E&M ·
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    Under - we had 2 on each side.
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  • Jen
    Super May 2018
    Jen ·
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    Under. We had 5 (3 bridesmaids and 2 groomsmen) and it was the perfect sized wedding party.

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  • Shinee
    Expert September 2018
    Shinee ·
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    We're over at 10 including us. We have 1 maid of honor, 1 best man, 3 groomsmen, and 3 bridesmaids.

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  • Alyssa
    Super July 2019
    Alyssa ·
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    Under. We have 4 total. 2 best men, 1 man of honor, and 1 bridesman
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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    That's an awesome deal!!! Where did you find the dress?

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