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#1 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

We have no ideas for boys names at all as we don't agree on anything.

I like Hudson, Riley, Flynn but DH hates all of these.

DH likes Jack, Carter or Benjamin but I don't like these.

The only name we both think is nice (although I don't love it) is Owen.

I can't think of one single name I like that could go as a middle name. DH doesn't care about middlenames at all.

DS is Cooper. Any suggestions for middle names for Owen or any other name you can suggest to go with Cooper?

#2 KimDeal

Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:56 AM

I have an Owen Henry.

#3 The 7 Dwarfs

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:02 PM

If my daughter was a boy she was going to be Owen Christopher

#4 KnightsofNi

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:02 PM

I have an Owen Connor.

Other names we also considered, if it helps, Alistair, Domonic, Thomas.

Good luck!

#5 Gudrun

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:31 PM

Owen Sebastian

Cooper and:


Rhys
Gareth
Ewan
Evan
Morgan
Griffin
Ellis
Vaughn
Hugh




#6 MarthaJones

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:34 PM

My nephew is Ewan George so I think Owen George sounds nice too.

#7 mini mac

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:41 PM

Owen James

or

Cooper and Riley (oops just saw thats already on your list, I obviously like it too!)
Cooper and Max
Cooper and Mitchell

No other names come to mind right now.

Edited by minimac, 21 November 2012 - 12:49 PM.


#8 PigNewton

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:43 PM

We have an Owen Zachary

#9 la di dah

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:47 PM

I would tend to go either 1 or 3+ syllables on the middle:

Owen Hale/Heath
Owen Rhett
Owen Zane
Owen Miles (is Miles 1 or 2 syllables? I can never decide if 2 or 1 the way that James is 1.)
Owen Mordecai/Malachi
Owen Dominic
Owen Alastair
Owen Zachary/Zacharias
Owen Gabriel

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:38 PM

Ryan
Jackson
Conner
Fraser
Jake
Simon
Simeon
Ewan
Evan
Gavin
Patrick
Grant
Todd
Dean
Scott
Todd
Henry
Aaron
Adam
Levi
Reuben
Timothy
Elliot
Stewart
Daniel
Thomas
Caleb
Ethan
Lucas
Marcus
Oscar
Oliver
Silas
Seth
Blake
Aiden
Dylan
Wyatt
Landon
Ashton
Bailey
Liam
Asher
Austom
Bryce

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 21 November 2012 - 01:38 PM.


#11 Swarley

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

I'm due in March and we've 90% decided on Owen Thomas original.gif

Edited by Swarley, 21 November 2012 - 01:42 PM.


#12 Elizabethandfriend

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:46 PM

Owen Alexander original.gif

#13 Blossom73

Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:16 PM

I have an Owen Jonathan.

#14 Lazycow

Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:22 PM

My nephew is Owen David  original.gif

#15 MyPrincess

Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:27 PM

Owen Patrick is what first sprung to mind. It might have been because if DD was a DS, we would have used that name!

#16 His Boy Elroy

Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:32 PM

Owen Charles


#17 Roobear

Posted 21 November 2012 - 02:33 PM

DS was going to be named Owen Thomas... we changed our minds last minute though and named him Evan original.gif

Edited by Roobear, 21 November 2012 - 02:34 PM.


#18 kylielouise

Posted 21 November 2012 - 06:07 PM

Oh you and I have the exact same taste in boys names. We also like Mac and fletcher if this helps. If we have an Owen he would be Owen James

#19 Jessie_T

Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:39 PM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 21/11/2012, 12:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We have no ideas for boys names at all as we don't agree on anything.

I like Hudson, Riley, Flynn but DH hates all of these.

DH likes Jack, Carter or Benjamin but I don't like these.

The only name we both think is nice (although I don't love it) is Owen.

I can't think of one single name I like that could go as a middle name. DH doesn't care about middlenames at all.

DS is Cooper. Any suggestions for middle names for Owen or any other name you can suggest to go with Cooper?



When I get pregnant and if I have a boy we will be having Owen Riley original.gif I think Riley goes really well with Owen original.gif

What about Parker?

#20 Feral_Pooks

Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:37 AM

What about Owen Amal? Amal means "hope".

#21 lilac06

Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:54 AM

Owen is at the top of our boys name list at the moment. original.gif

Owen Anthony
Owen Harvey
Owen Joshua

#22 2puzzled

Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:06 AM

Owen Reid
Owen Tom
Owen Bram
Owen Kurt

(I like one syllable after the 2 syllable first name - but depends on how many sylls in your surname as to whether it works nicely!)

#23 Country (deci)Mel

Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:13 AM

Huxley

The mountain range where I grew up consisted of Mountains: Owen, Jukes, Sedgwick, Darwin, Lyell and Huxley.

Owen Huxley sounds exactly right to my ears!

As indeed does Owen Lyell!  (or you could spell it Lyle)



#24 Bel Rowley

Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:12 PM

Mintie's Owen Patrick is my fave combo, love it!

And as an aside, I knew a guy called Owen Cooper. I like the two names together, for brothers or as first/surname!

#25 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:17 PM

Thanks everyone. I like Owen Patrick and Owen Thomas but now I'm starting to doubt Owen goes with our surname.

DH appears to have gone completely off the name.

Sigh. At least we have a girl's name sorted! But I'm 99% sure this baby is a boy.




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