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#1 *LiMa*

Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

It's very early in the game, but I'm trying to build a list of names, because I'm pretty sure it is going to take me every single day of the next 34 weeks to get DH to agree to a name.  We both come from ridiculously large families, so lots and lots of names are not able to be used.  Names we can't use include:

Boys
Oliver
Joshua
Zachary
Ashley
Anything 'Will'
Anything "Ayden"
Atticus
Logan
Luke
Anything "Chris"
Rylen
Matthew
Cameron
Daniel
Liam
Ethan


Girls
Anything "Will"
Olivia
Macy
Hayley
Anything "Ella"
Ashleigh
Jessica


Middle names are likely to be either David, Raymond, George or Joseph for a boy and Mavis, Frances, Beatrice or Lillian for a girl.

We have a 10 year old daughter whose first name is the same as the surname of the Australian author who died this week (please don't write it, I prefer it not to be searchable under my profile) and our surname is a 9 name starting with Mans wink.gif again, please don't write it if you can figure it out.

At this stage I think I prefer something a little longer, and not too out there, but am open to all suggestions.  DH's name taste is plain and stuck in 1980.

Thanks



#2 pinkcupcakes

Posted 25 November 2012 - 02:07 PM

wow, hard one. sorry dont know author i live under a rock. well if its any help, my unused fave girls names: Ruby, violet, poppy, ava/eva/evangline(if u want something long) imogen, indiana, sapphire, ayla... from off top of my head. and boys names i like but didnt get to use:addison, jasper, corban, cooper, cohen, maverick, landon... hope thats a lil bit of help. dont worry, the right name is out there waiting for you to pick it. happy.gif

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#3 Plaxy

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:39 PM

I think these all go with your other daughter's name and your surname...

Erica
Tegan
Pippa
Philippa
Melody
Romy
Billie
Piper
Bridget
Regan
Paige

all of these go with at least one of your second name possibles I think.

a few ideas to start playing around with anyway... I'll try to get back with boy's...

#4 Plaxy

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:55 PM

boy:

Simon
Isaac
Jarvis
Jonathan
Nate
Nathaniel
James
Harry
Samuel

and more for girls

Georgia
Anna
Tamsin

#5 Gudrun

Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

Griffin
Lincoln
Kingston
Harley
Sebastian
Julian
Nicholas
Fletcher
Donovan
Dominic
Finnegan
Gabriel
Rafferty
Sullivan
Alexander
Anthony
Tobias

Whitney
Lindsay
Cassisdy
Kendall
Sheridan
Dimity
Verity
Tiffany
Bethany

Edited by Gudrun, 25 November 2012 - 06:08 PM.


#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:33 PM

madison
madeleine
genevieve
Vivienne
Elizabeth
Isabella
caroline
coralie
krystal
leilani
Jacqueline
Miranda
matilda
Olivia
Stephanie
talitha
Vanessa
Victoria

Anthony
alexander
Christopher
Nicholas
oliver
stewart
timothy


madison
madeleine
genevieve
Vivienne
Elizabeth
Isabella
caroline
coralie
krystal
leilani
Jacqueline
Miranda
matilda
Olivia
Stephanie
talitha
Vanessa
Victoria

Anthony
alexander
Christopher
Nicholas
oliver
stewart
timothy


#7 la di dah

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:23 AM

Well I really loved some of your girls' middle names and something like Lillian Beatrice or reverse could be really nice.

Girls
Sabrina
Meredith
Susannah
Veronica
Mariposa
Penelope
Leora
Aurora
Tallulah
Vivien
Quintana
Jacqueline/Emmeline/Evangeline

Boys
Alexander
August
Emmett
Benjamin
Xavier
Gideon
Patrick
Quentin
Ronan
Harvey and Henry
Jonathan/Jared/Jacob

#8 seashells

Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

Some ideas which I think would work with your daughter's name & what I'm guessing your surname is!!!

Boys...

Andrew
Lachlan
Samuel
Isaac
Aaron
Alexander
Sebastian

Girls...

Eva
Amelia
Audrey
Sophia
Louisa
Eleanor
Freya
Francesca (not with Frances as MN of course!)
Carolina




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