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#1 katexach

Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:07 AM

Dear All,

We are expecting our 4th baby in Feb - still struggling to decide on names - what do you think of this boys name:

Luca Brendan

(Brendan is a family name that I would like to use but im open to other suggestions)

thanks in advance

#2 la di dah

Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:14 AM

Because of the syllable rhythm of 2-2, I'd be tempted towards Luke Brendan, but admittedly I just prefer Luke's clean lines anyway.

How many syllables is your last name? Don't tell us what it is, just how long?

Levi Brendan is 2-2 but avoids the whole suite of Luke- names which are all pretty popular.
Joel Brendan
Heath Brendan
Josiah Brendan
Nathaniel Brendan
Micah Brendan, Ezra Brendan - Same rhythm and -a ending first, but less common than Luca.

#3 kerilyntaryn

Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:31 AM

it's ok prefer Luke or Lucas better

#4 B.feral3

Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:32 AM

Love the name OP.  original.gif
I like Luke as well but I'm not fond of Lucas.

Edited by Bek+3, 09 November 2012 - 09:33 AM.

#5 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:33 AM

I don't like Luca paired with Brendan. I do love the name Luca though. I think Lucas or Luke go better with Brendan.

#6 Bel Rowley

Posted 09 November 2012 - 10:14 AM

I think Luca is a wonderful name, I am ambivalent about Brendan, mostly because it was the name of my first boyfriend. I think Luca Brendan works quite well, despite the different origins, my son has a Spanish first name and an English/Irish middle name so I'm not averse to the idea of Luca Brendan wink.gif.

#7 Bellefin

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:34 PM

I think it's fine.

#8 ~Peaches~

Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:25 PM

I love Luca, not so keen on Brendan though, but I understand that's a family name.
I think Luca is a lovely first name, would have it on my own list if it wasn't so similar to DD's name biggrin.gif

#9 Imaginary friend

Posted 09 November 2012 - 11:45 PM

I think Luca Brendan goes fine together OP.

Although  I do far prefer the name Luke.

#10 Gudrun

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:23 AM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 09/11/2012, 10:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't like Luca paired with Brendan. I do love the name Luca though. I think Lucas or Luke go better with Brendan.

I think I agree with Sunnycat.  The flow is fine but they just look a bit odd together. Nothing binds them if that makes sense. Lucas or Luke are just fine.

#11 tres-chic

Posted 11 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

I think it's lovely.

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