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Ideas to go with a one syllable surname?


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#1 eleven

Posted 06 November 2012 - 07:09 PM

Hi Ladies,

We're expecting a precious boy in Jan and struggling to find a name that goes with our 4 letter surname...I  like names like Lachlan and Harrison but Friends have children with those names already and DH isn't sold....DH likes Thomas, Benjamain and James...

I'd like a name that can be shortened but still 2 syllables... My concern is that Ben or Tom is too short with a 4 letter, one syllable surname.

Anyway...love to hear your ideas... original.gif

Edited by eleven, 06 November 2012 - 08:22 PM.


#2 bjk76

Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:26 PM

Will be watching this thread, as I also have a 4 letter surname. Not that I'm pregnant yet...just brainstorming at this stage.

We have similar tastes in names - that is, I like all the ones you mentioned. DS is James Alexander - what do you think of Alexander? It can be shortened to Alex or Xander. We would have used Alexander for a first name, if we had have thought we might have another baby, so we'll have to think of something else.

#3 Just the two of us

Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:39 PM

Well since its what I'm going to call my future DD I hope it's a girls name  tongue.gif

#4 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:44 PM

I love Benjamin and Thomas, I wouldn't shorten those great names so nn wouldn't play a part in going with the surname.

Others I like are:

Alexander (Alex)
Elias
Jonah
Lucas
Reuben
Samuel
Oliver
Patrick
Cameron
Nicholas
Callum
Jeremy
Adam



#5 B.feral3

Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:55 PM

I love the name Benjamin. YOu can shorten it to Benji.  original.gif

Look no further OP.
(Unfortunately I was not allowed to have it for boy 1, 2 or 3. I did get to use it as a middle name for my third though.  biggrin.gif)

#6 sarahec

Posted 06 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

I love all the names your husband likes! How about Alexander?I like Lachlan too, how about Cameron?

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 06 November 2012 - 11:06 PM

Jamison
Thomas is nice
Benjamin
Nicolas
Alexander
Anthony
Christopher
Ezekial
Micaiah
Gabriel
Josiah
Gideon
Samson
Samuel
Jeremiah
Zachariah
Timothy
Silas
Reuben
Simeon
Simon
Stewart
Milton
Eliot
Henry
Dylan
Tristan
Andrew
Matthew
Michael
Maxwell
Stephen
Victor
Wlliam


#8 Pipri

Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:21 AM

Love the suggestion of Benji!!
Ben is one of my fave boys names original.gif

#9 Gudrun

Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:29 AM

Tobias - Toby

Emmanuel - Manny

Elijah - Eli

Barnaby - Barney

Jeremy - Jerry

Theodore - Theo

Anthony - Tony

Edited by Gudrun, 07 November 2012 - 12:56 AM.


#10 la di dah

Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:36 AM

I love Benjamin but can't use it for family reasons.

Other ones:
Jonathan - Jonny, Jonty
Daniel - Danny
Alexander - Xander, Sandy
Tobias, Tobin - Toby


#11 eleven

Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:55 PM

Loving your lists ladies... more ideas please...so far liking Alexander, Andrew, Dylan and Oliver...

#12 Girlo

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:08 PM

I have a DS Jordan who gets Jordi at day care.

Otherwise:
Daniel - Danny
James - Jimmy


#13 eleven

Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:38 PM

Thanks Ladies,

Any more suggestions? DH's most recent suggestion is Arthur!

Really want something classic that can have a cool nickname when he's growing up....



#14 April girl

Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:44 PM

QUOTE (Just the two of us @ 06/11/2012, 10:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well since its what I'm going to call my future DD I hope it's a girls name  tongue.gif


Huh? I don't understand your post. Do you mean Alexandra?





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