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#1 tbarker

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:50 PM

Please help me decide on DS no. 3 name.

A brother for Thomas and Jake.

We can't decide between Lucas or Archie, I am leaning towards Lucas, DH prefers Archie.

We like timeless names that have proven popular over the ages.

Many thanks!

#2 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:54 PM

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#3 Astrocyte

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:57 PM


#4 Ice Queen

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

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I dont really like the name Archie though.

#5 Zanbam

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

Both are fab names, i love Archie (especially as a nn for Archer) but its the name of a good friends son so will never be on my list. Do you like Luke? As Lucas may be shortened to that (which i still like)...

#6 Oh My......

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:59 PM

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Edited by Shhhh, 03 December 2012 - 06:59 PM.

#7 ASDivine

Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:59 PM

I love both names but with your other boys names I'd definitely choose Lucas.

#8 littleboysmum

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:03 PM

Archer, NN Archie. Both great names though IMO.

#9 strawberry blondes

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:05 PM

I love Archie

#10 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:06 PM

I choose Lucas over Archie only because I don't like NN as first names, but I think Archer would go better with Thomas and Jake.

Does Thomas get called Tom? I personally wouldnt' choose two names ending in "s". But if Thomas does usually go by Tom, I think Lucas is a good fit.

#11 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

Lucas x 1,000,000.

Sorry but I really really really dislike Archie.

#12 B.feral3

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:09 PM

QUOTE (Dabri @ 03/12/2012, 07:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lucas x 1,000,000.

Sorry but I really really really dislike Archie.


I prefer Luca to Lucas though. Especially as you already have a Thomas; ending in the 'ss' sound obviously.

#13 FiveAus

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:09 PM

Lucas, it's a million times nicer than Archie.

#14 Mamma Bear K

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:14 PM


#15 Brumby Jack

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:17 PM


#16 Rolex

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:18 PM

Lucas x a million original.gif

One of my favourite boys names, but we already had a Luke nephew so it couldn't go on our list!

#17 seaside_feral

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:34 PM

I'm going to go against the grain & vote for Archie! They're both great names but I think Archie works best with your sibset, because you already have a name ending in "as".

#18 WithSprinkles

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:38 PM

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#19 MinkyMonkey

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:44 PM

I vote Archie. However I am probably biased by the fact that I know an adorable little Archie and a real jerk named Lucas.

#20 missy t

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

Lucas is a great name.

#21 JuliaD

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:52 PM

Love Lucas.

Archie sounds cute while they are little - but its one of those names I just can't contemplate for a man. Archer would be a better alternative.

#22 feralangel

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

Lucas is overly used
Archie is cool.

#23 Harmonica

Posted 03 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

I think if you like timeless names then Lucas is the name for you!

#24 Imaginary friend

Posted 03 December 2012 - 09:01 PM

I dont like the name Archie at all.

Lucas is fine and  I dont think Lucas and Thomas are too alike.

However I do far prefer Luke myself - but I would say Luke is as similar to Jake as Lucas is to Thomas - no point avoiding the s ending only to have 2 names ending in -ke.

I dont like the name Archie at all.

Lucas is fine and  I dont think Lucas and Thomas are too alike.

However I do far prefer Luke myself - but I would say Luke is as similar to Jake as Lucas is to Thomas - no point avoiding the s ending only to have 2 names ending in -ke.

#25 myboyz

Posted 03 December 2012 - 09:06 PM

Archie by far !

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