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#1 tiggy2

Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:56 PM

With 4 weeks to go we still don't have a name so I need the help of all you name gurus.
We have a long, complicated last name. We'd like somethig classic but ideally not top 10.
Names we kind of like but nothing we love:
James
Luke
Daniel
Thomas
Nicholas
Charlie
Ben

What else?? What do you like/dislike out of those?
All help appreciated!

Edited by tiggy2, 07 November 2012 - 05:57 PM.


#2 Bel Rowley

Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:59 PM

I particularly like:
Luke
Daniel
Thomas
Nicholas

Other suggestions:

Timothy
Simon
Patrick
Henry
Adam
Alexander
Ian
Paul
Matthew
Vincent

#3 Girlo

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

Of those names, Ben and Charlie don't seem very "classic"' unless you mean "Benjamin" and "Charles".

My DS's middle name is James, so I am partial to that one! None of the other names jump out as fabulous, but I don't mind any of them either.

What about:
Matthew
Owen
Michael
Steven/Stephen

I'm not sure what is in the top 10 atm so forgive me if these names are.

Good luck!

#4 kerilyntaryn

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

all nice names

James
Luke
Daniel
Thomas
Nicholas
Charlie  prefer Charles as a full name
Ben nice - prefer Benjamin

others
Mark
Michael
Adam
Aaron
Caleb
Stewart
Joel
Matthew
Nathaniel
Anthony
Timothy
Christopher
Alexander
Paul
Peter
Saul
Silas
Reuben
Levi
Simon
Grant
Todd
Dean

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 07 November 2012 - 06:03 PM.


#5 librablonde

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

From your list I like Luke the best. What about something like Hugo? Or David? I think David should make a comeback.

#6 Gudrun

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:06 PM

Not a fan of James, Thomas, Charlie or Ben. Do like Luke (prefer Lucas), Daniel and Nicholas.

Others:

Edward
Joseph
Peter
Andrew
Patrick
Michael
Adrian
Alexander
Timothy
Simon
Stephen
Martin
Paul
Eric
Gabriel
Alfred
Frederick
Dominic
Henry
Vincent
Jeremy
Marcus
Sebastian

#7 la di dah

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:06 PM

James
Luke
Daniel
Nicholas

Are all okay by me.

Others I like off my classic list:
Henry
Joel
John - is John even in the top 50 anymore?
Isaac
Dominic
Arthur
Zachary
Alastair
Gregory
Vincent
Owen
Alexander

#8 sa5ha

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

QUOTE (tiggy2 @ 07/11/2012, 05:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With 4 weeks to go we still don't have a name so I need the help of all you name gurus.
We have a long, complicated last name. We'd like somethig classic but ideally not top 10.
Names we kind of like but nothing we love:
James
Luke
Daniel
Thomas
Nicholas
Charlie
Ben

What else?? What do you like/dislike out of those?
All help appreciated!


I quite like James, Luke and Thomas. Ben is nice but only when it's a nickname for Benjamin in my opinion. Not a big fan of Charlie or Nicholas.

How about...

Jeremy
Dean
Michael
Jacob
Alexander

#9 Flashheart

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:25 PM

In my opinion you just can't go past James. original.gif
In his primary school (small private school, no uneek names) he is the only James, despite being a 6th generation James (with another classic boy's name as middle name)

#10 Ianthe

Posted 07 November 2012 - 06:28 PM

Three of my boys middle name's are Daniel, James and Luke. The other one is David.



#11 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:38 PM

I prefer longer, more formal sounding names so to me Ben is better as a nickname for Benjamin, Luke for Lucas and Charlie for Charles

Along those lines I like;

Harrison
Frederick
Nathaniel
Henry
Sebastian
Jonathan
Andrew
Stephen
George

#12 Magnus

Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:48 PM

How about Samuel?

#13 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:50 PM

My pick would be Daniel or James

#14 Sambambino

Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:55 PM

My 17 year old's name is Jacob - traditional but not too commonly used these days.

#15 mad madam mim

Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:57 PM

From your list I also like James


Suggestions
George  wub.gif
Frederick
Christopher
Andrew
Benedict
Timothy
Theodore
Eric
Leigh
Dominic
Jacob
Jonathan



#16 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 07 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

Daniel and Nicholas as good names. They aren't too plain either.

#17 la di dah

Posted 07 November 2012 - 10:02 PM

QUOTE (Sambambino @ 07/11/2012, 10:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My 17 year old's name is Jacob - traditional but not too commonly used these days.


I think Jacob's #13 in NSW? I mean that's not top ten and its behind William and Thomas but it's not really doing too badly in the rankings.

#18 Gudrun

Posted 08 November 2012 - 12:52 AM

Julian

#19 tiggy2

Posted 08 November 2012 - 07:32 AM

Thanks for all your help.
I'm leaning toward James, Luke or Thomas. Hubby also likes Mark, Michael, Adam and Andrew.
This name business is tricky! And then we need a middle name!!

#20 IamAuntyA

Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:14 PM

QUOTE (tiggy2 @ 08/11/2012, 08:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for all your help.
I'm leaning toward James, Luke or Thomas. Hubby also likes Mark, Michael, Adam and Andrew.
This name business is tricky! And then we need a middle name!!


These are all great names..
Thomas is a classic that will never go away, I love it.. its on my list original.gif
I also like James but don't think I would have it (past boyfriends name hehe)
My brother is Luke, DP is Michael, his brother is Andrew and I have cousins Adam and Mark.
All these men are different ages the youngest being 12 and oldest being over 40 so defiantly all classic names biggrin.gif

Sorry about the life story hehe rolleyes.gif
Good luck with making the final decision and choosing a mn

#21 *Chyloe*

Posted 10 November 2012 - 05:07 PM

We have a Nicolas Joshua.

Also others.......

Alexander
James
Patrick
Jacob
Samuel
Christopher
Timothy
Paul
Jonathan
David
Joel
Matthew
Dominic
Sebastian

#22 Old Grey Mare

Posted 10 November 2012 - 05:14 PM

Biased towards Daniel as I have one. He has always been Daniel, never Danny or Dan. Also like James, Andrew and Michael.

#23 carrielou

Posted 11 November 2012 - 08:30 PM

My son's name is Edward William but he goes by Ted or Teddy. He has a friend named spencer Leo. I'm pregnant now and if it's a boy he will be Hugo George.     Good luck.




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