Jump to content

Names to match unusual DD's name


  • Please log in to reply
50 replies to this topic

#1 VickiLong

Posted 15 November 2012 - 05:45 PM

Hi, Well, my daughters name in itself is not unusual, but for a girl I think it is.Her name is Dylan, Dylan Kate. We are expecting another baby and while I'm not particularly a fan of unusual sounding or spelt names I think if we chose something along the lines of Lisa or Mark the Dylan's name will be the odd one out. To make things even more difficult I like the idea of having a "y" in the name.I am thinking Peyton (for a girl) and Lakyn (for a boy)I would love anyone's honest (I'm not easily offended) opinions and/or suggestions. Another name I like is Chase (for a boy) but our surname has a "s" sound at the end - think Curtis so it may be too "S" ey.Thanks in advance, looking forward to your replys x

#2 la di dah

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:00 PM

No offense intended but if I had to guess I would have thought Peyton sounded slightly manlier than Lakyn. Due to Peyton Manning, probably. Peyton works on a girl even more often, but Lakyn is girlier, IMO than either it or Dylan.


Boys
Lyndon
Lysander
Lyle
Cyrus
Rhys
Wyatt
Yancy
Quincy
Tyriq, Tyrese, Tyrone, etc.

Girls
Lark, Lilac
Betony
Tansy
Yael
Reyna/Rayna
Aaliyah
Liliya
Talya
Yonina

#3 Ianthe

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

Avery or Rowan would work for a girl.

*proceeds to hand over my name nerd license*

#4 la di dah

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:08 PM

Super, super nerdy and weird but I've been liking Gwyneira recently despite not being Welsh at all myself. Welsh is awesome for y's.

#5 TarneeW

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:09 PM

I think Dylan and Peyton sound great together. It's not to girlie iykwim?!

I'm not sure of a boys name. Lakyn is nms but doesn't sound bad. Maybe a unisex name to keep in theme but not too feminine.... I love unisex names!

Eta: what about something like Flynn?

Edited by TarneeW, 15 November 2012 - 06:10 PM.


#6 HeartMyBoys

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:11 PM

Ryder, Kaycee, Taylah???

#7 LouwithTwo

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:52 PM

I like Peyton. Lakyn is not my style - but I don't think it's bad.

I like Ryder for a boy and Avery for a girl as other PPers have suggested!

If you like names containing a Y and like Chase - I have seen it spelt Chayse.





#8 RachealJane

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:59 PM

My sil's kids are Brya and Nikia. Different but nice.

#9 Gudrun

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:07 PM

Murphy
Zephyr
Tarkyn
Ayrton
Bryson
Dyson
Selwyn
Emrys
Gwylim
Rylan
Hayden

Blythe
Myfanwy
Cerys
Carys
Amaryl
Bryony
Myla
Maryse
Nyree
Wynter

#10 Plaxy

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:07 PM

I like Dylan and Peyton as sisters!

Others for a girl:

Tamsyn
Gryffin
Carlyn
Bryony
Bethany
Brynn/a

Not keen on Lakyn or Chase, I'll try to come back with other boy options...

#11 Feral_Pooks

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:19 PM

I think Peyton works well, perfect match.

For a boy, Lakyn is NMS. What about

Greyson
Reygan
Clayton
Ryan
Tyson

#12 littleboysmum

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:23 PM

I like Peyton, but strongly dislike Lakyn.

Edited by littleboysmum, 15 November 2012 - 07:23 PM.


#13 MissButtercup

Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:26 PM

How about Darcy or Jordan for a girl? I liked the suggestion Avery as well for either sex.

Boys - hmm can't think of any at the moment will come back to you...

Edited by MissButtercup, 15 November 2012 - 07:27 PM.


#14 jai*

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:03 PM

I really like Lakyn. I prefer it without the y though (Laken)

I like Peyton too.

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:49 PM

Peyton goes well,  I've only heard girls named Laken


Aubrey
Camryn
Bailey
Ainsley
Ashley
Sydney
Rylie
Jayden
Greyson
Hadley
Jordyn
Braedyn
Brylen
Brilyn
Jaylin
Kieryn
Maryn


Chase would go ok I think with the surname

#16 liveworkplay

Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:54 PM

QUOTE
I think if we chose something along the lines of Lisa or Mark the Dylan's name will be the odd one out.


I think naming your daughter a name where she will be assumed to be a he until she corrects the misunderstanding far outweighs being "odd" in relation to her siblings names.

I have no ideas, sorry. we have completely opposite naming styles. Good luck in your search original.gif


#17 Georgette47

Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:54 PM

I second the PP who said Rowan for a girl. Love it.

#18 la di dah

Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:33 PM

Cassidy could work well with Dylan, for a girl? Or Carys.

Casey, Cillian, Corbin, or Cormac for a boy.

#19 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:38 PM

QUOTE (LouwithTwo @ 15/11/2012, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like Peyton. Lakyn is not my style - but I don't think it's bad.

I like Ryder for a boy and Avery for a girl as other PPers have suggested!

If you like names containing a Y and like Chase - I have seen it spelt Chayse.




Why do this?

#20 jai*

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:21 AM

I agree with PP. Just because you like a y in a name, please don't just insert it in at random. Chayse looks horrible!
If the OP REALLY wants a y in the name, and I don't really understand that naming protocol, just like I don't understand the Kardashians laughing2.gif, choose a name that is spelt with a y traditionally. Like Dylan, which is a lovely name.
I also don't think there is a problem with having a traditional name, like Mark or Lisa, with a Dylan for a girl. My name is quite unique, and my sister had a top 10 70's girls name. No one ever said anything. Ever. If they had the answer would have been "my parents just chose names they liked". In fact one parent named me, the other named my sister.

Dylan and Chase (and I like Chase for a boy or girl) is my favourite of any of the combinations mentioned.

I'll also add Bryn - which can be a boy or girl.

#21 Libertine

Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:29 AM

Oh I like Bryn (I met Bryn Terfel once...swoon)

How about Quinn? For boy or girl?

#22 Bel Rowley

Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:53 AM

I know sisters Dylan and Ivy. While Ivy is more obviously feminine, I still think they go nicely together.

#23 emlis22

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:04 AM

Dylan and Finley?

#24 FiveAus

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:11 AM

My daughters name is Bryden. I love the name, I've never met another girl named Bryden although I've heard of a few boys with the name.

#25 Ianthe

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:17 AM

I thought of another name that might work-Romilly. It's an English surname.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Share the little things that make you smile

We're giving away a Mountain Buggy nano, the ultimate travel stroller - and here are some of the great entries so far.

Toddler pleads for return of "stolen" nose

A two-year-old's reaction to a game of "got your nose" shows it doesn't take much to make a toddler cry.

The 15 photos new parents share (and five they don't)

From the first scan photo to the baby covered in cake at their first birthday party, there are 15 photos most parents seem to share - and some they don't.

Doctor sings first Happy Birthday to newborns

His job is to deliver babies, but this US obstetrician also has a unique way of celebrating the miracle of life.

Breastfeeding friendly café goes viral

A photo of a breastfeeding-friendly sign in a cafe has been posted to Facebook and shared by hundreds of mums around the world.

First look at the Bugaboo Bee3

The newest Bugaboo Bee ? the Bee3 ? offers a variety of improved features, including a much asked-for bassinet and a rainbow of colour combinations.

Childcare costs, not paid leave, the real issue for parents

Given the choice between maintaining their wage for six months to have a child, or having a reduced rate of pay for a time but a better deal on childcare when returning to work, there are no odds on what most working parents would choose.

Win a Mountain Buggy nano

We?re giving away the new Mountain Buggy Nano - the lightweight travel buggy! So show us the little things that make you smile for your chance to win.

We lost three babies in two years

Our first pregnancy ended the way we all expected it to - with a healthy, happy baby in our arms. What a true blessing he was, for we were not to know the heartache we were about endure.

Family turned back from doomed flight MH17

'There must have been someone watching over us and saying, 'You must not get on that flight,' says mother who narrowly avoided boarding the Malaysian Airlines flight which exploded in mid-air over the Ukraine last night.

The myths and facts about "normal" breastfeeding

When it comes to successful breastfeeding, there is a wide variety to what is "normal", according to new research.

Adorable Skeanie loafers for kids

Your little toddler or preschooler can now get their nautical on with a new range of classic loafers by Australian show brand Skeanie.

My baby is hypermobile

For months, I have been telling myself not to worry that Jasmin isn't crawling or walking. This week I heard the term hypermobile for the first time.

When you don?t bond with your baby

They say that there is no bond greater than the bond between a mother and her child. But for some women, the mother-baby bond takes more time and effort to develop.

Why couples with daughters are more likely to divorce

Couples with daughters have higher divorce rates than those with boys. A new study reveals why that is the case.

Yumi Stynes: Having a baby after a 10-year break

After a long break, Yumi Stynes gets a reminder of the pain - and the pleasure - of giving birth.

Grieving father asks for help to Photoshop his daughter's image

When Nathan Steffel's daughter Sophia died from a liver condition at just 6 weeks old, he reached out for someone to create a beautiful image of his little girl.

Raising kids in a 'low media' home

Can you imagine a life without TV or computers? Some parents are opting for a low-tech, screen-free life for their kids.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win a Mountain Buggy nano

We?re giving away the new Mountain Buggy Nano - the lightweight travel buggy! So show us the little things that make you smile for your chance to win.

The beautiful moment a baby was born at the side of a road

It's not where she expected to give birth, but mum Corrine Cinatl is delighted that her daughter's roadside arrival was captured in a series of beautiful photos.

Doctor sings first Happy Birthday to newborns

His job is to deliver babies, but this US obstetrician also has a unique way of celebrating the miracle of life.

The Nappy Collective starts new drive

It's that time of year when the dedicated volunteers at The Nappy Collective do their bit to help out mums and children in need - and they need your help.

Baby shower cake wrecks

From misshapen cake babies to questionable text, from odd colour choices to internal organ recreation, these are the baby shower cakes that taste forgot.

Photographer captures the beauty of adoption

The love of a family is usually tough to capture on camera. This is an exception.

Pregnancy progression photo ideas

Want to record your pregnancy as your belly grows? Here are some creative, fun ideas for photo shoots along the way.

The myths and facts about "normal" breastfeeding

When it comes to successful breastfeeding, there is a wide variety to what is "normal", according to new research.

Tin can craft and DIY ideas

Got a few old formula, Milo or coffee cans around the house? Use these fantastic upcycling ideas to create items for around the house and yard.

Dads meet their newborn for the first time

Emotional photos of two fathers meeting their newborn son have resonated with viewers worldwide, attracting thousands of Facebook likes and shares.

Skin safety isn't just a summer worry

Lax about the slip slop slap with your kids as weather turns cooler? Here's a reminder as to why we have to remain vigilant for our children?s future health.

Personalised baby gifts

We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)

Creative sleeping baby photoshoots

See how some parents and photographers have captured sleeping babies in unusual positions and using different props.

DIY kitchen and food hacks

DIY your way to a better kitchen and make cooking easier with our clever hacks. (Some content reproduced with permission from mashable.com.)

Winter warmers for babies and toddlers

Your baby or toddler will be nice and snug in these beautiful and fun winter pieces. Most are hand-made or knitted, and they're all designed to keep your little one toastie - and adorable!

 

Mind, body, beauty, life

Making time for me

We look at your wellbeing, covering health, relationships, beauty and fashion, mind and body.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.