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#1 Beends

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:19 AM

Which name do you prefer? Or any suggestions?
Hazel (my nans name but apparently is getting popular?!)
Quincy - love Quin for short
Paisley - have always loved it
Also love Meadow but not sure if I would use it

My sons names are Lennox and Oakley so a name that flowed well would be nice. :-) Thankyou



#2 Amber Spyglass

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:23 AM

Hazel by a very very very big lead! I haven't met one baby Hazel yet. I do know one grown up Hazel and love the name.

#3 Imaginary friend

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:23 AM

I quite like Meadow but not sure  I would do it with Oakley - Oak Meadow sounds bit silly together - bit like Pine Fields..


Hazel is ok.

Dont like Quincy

Paisley - unusual but quite like it

#4 Gudrun

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:28 AM

My pick is Paisley. It's an old favourite and goes well.   I don't like Quincy for a girl though I quite like Quin.  Meadow would be my second choice though I can see 4kidlets' point.

Not a fan of Hazel and it may have the oak problems as well but being your Nan's name gives it points.

Others:

Ainsley
Airlie
Amity
Bridie
Bryony
Dimity
Fairlie
Pippin
Tully
Shelby
Serenity
Sorrell
Tansy

Edited by Gudrun, 10 November 2012 - 10:34 AM.


#5 Beends

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:34 AM

Good point about Oak and Meadow :-) Lennox means 'from the elm tree's' so I must be drawn to the nature inspired names! (unintentionally) original.gif

#6 Beends

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:37 AM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 10/11/2012, 11:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My pick is Paisley. It's an old favourite and goes well. I don't like Quincy for a girl though I quite like Quin. Meadow would be my second choice though I can see 4kidlets' point.

Not a fan of Hazel and it may have the oak problems as well but being your Nan's name gives it points.

Others:

Ainsley
Airlie
Amity
Bridie
Bryony
Dimity
Fairlie
Pippin
Tully
Shelby
Serenity
Sorrell
Tansy



Love love love Tully. Always have adored that name. original.gif

#7 davalli

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:42 AM

Hi....love the name Quinn (not Quincy).......
Other suggestions which are on MY all time fav list wub.gif that might suit your boys names;
Aberdean, Avery, Brielle, Bailey, Calais, Darcy, Marley, Mackenzie, Paige, Tahlia, Verity

Edited by davalli, 10 November 2012 - 10:44 AM.


#8 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:43 AM

I like Hazel. But going by the names of your other children Quincy would fit, even though it's not a name I like, it seems as though you like slightly more unusual names so Quincy might be best for your family. Quinn for short is nice. Paisley and Medow seem a bit hippy compared to the names of your other children.

#9 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:09 AM

I like Quinn but not Quincy, and think it makes a fantastic stand-alone name. I don't mind Hazel.

Meadow is a little out there for me, and Paisley reminds me of 1970s wallpaper (not that it's a bad thing, but that's all I think of).

#10 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:18 AM

I love Hazel and quite like Paisley, love the sound of Meadow but don't think I'd have the guts to use it.

I quite like Quincy but prefer Quinleigh. original.gif

#11 Lovingcountry

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:30 AM

Hazel was on my short list too LOL!!! But I've gone with Eden

#12 noonehere

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:31 AM

I love quincy..

But you may get some anime comments.
our names where johnny, clifford, xavier/zavier, hugh ( we would have three hughs then though and two cliffords as they are family names)

Whats your last name like? We have a very popular english last name that is a top 20. And our dd has a persian first name.

#13 LookMumNoHands

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:35 AM

I love all of them  original.gif

#14 Silly Sausages

Posted 10 November 2012 - 12:05 PM

Sorry OP, I don't like any of them. But then I'm not a fan of the old fashioned names making a come back.

#15 la di dah

Posted 10 November 2012 - 02:18 PM

I love Hazel. A lot. It's on my own list, and I have no grandmothers named it for a reason.

Quin(n) is getting pretty popular for girls, at least in the US, but its okay. Prefer Quintana or Quintina as a long form.

I don't really resonate with Meadow but I like Magnolia and Marigold so I'm not one to judge, though I think those do have more of a range of nicknames. Morwenna/Morgana is also really pretty but rather old-fashioned.

I don't like Paisley but I like Phoebe, Petra, and Penelope. I'd call a Penelope either Penny or Pepper.



#16 Kwyjibo

Posted 10 November 2012 - 02:51 PM

Quincy will always be a cantankerous old medical examiner to me.

Really like Hazel.

I like Meadow too but a nn 'Meddy' would put me off.

How about:

Fern
Dawn
Wren
Tessa



#17 librablonde

Posted 10 November 2012 - 02:55 PM

I think Hazel is a gorgeous name from your list wub.gif

#18 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 10 November 2012 - 03:00 PM

Hazel  wub.gif

#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 10 November 2012 - 03:10 PM

Hazel - nice
Quincy - sorry dont like for a girl,  I've heard of Quinly or Quinlyn for a girl  or Quinleigh/Quinlee
Paisley - have always loved it - not keen on it
Meadow - sorry I dont like it

Sadie
Ainsleigh
Addison
Reece
Cadence
Candice
Kennedy
Rory
Laney
Willow
Aurelie
Kinsey
Ellis
Avery
Paige
Tatum
Aubree
Makenzie
Parker
Bailey
Hadleigh
Brylee
Delaney
Shae
Laken
Kendall
Violet
Iris
Ivy
Daisy
Marley
Harlow
Harper
Pippa
Sage
Aurora
Dahlia
Dafne
Seraphina
Delphine
Aspen
Pearl
Riley
Milla

#20 Plaxy

Posted 10 November 2012 - 04:56 PM

I love Paisley and Quincy, like Meadow - but agree it's kind of hard to use, and not with Oakley. Not so keen on Hazel, though I don't think it's particularly popular.

Flanna
Autumn
Russet
Tamarind
Fleur
Paget
Wynne
Echo

#21 Rainbow Brite

Posted 10 November 2012 - 04:59 PM

Love Hazel. Gorgeous

#22 FiveAus

Posted 10 November 2012 - 05:12 PM

I definitely don't like the name Hazel. It's ugly, old fashioned (but not in a "comeback" kind of way), and feel sorry for any child who's landed with it.
Love Quincy and Paisley though.......love Quinn and Peyton too.

#23 Baggy

Posted 10 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

Oh, I love Hazel!

Gorgeous name!

#24 Beends

Posted 10 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

QUOTE (Lovingcountry @ 10/11/2012, 11:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hazel was on my short list too LOL!!! But I've gone with Eden



Good choice - I love the name Eden too. :-)

#25 QueenIanthe

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:55 PM

Hazel is brilliant.




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