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#1 MissButtercup

Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:42 PM

So what's your favourite boys name? Dh has a favourite (which I  not a fan of) buy I can't seem to find anything that I love and we have 10 days to go. :s

So I am after some inspiration! List your favourite names, feel free to add girls names but I think We have a couple picked out.

Edited by MissButtercup, 08 December 2012 - 06:50 PM.

#2 QueenOfTheDesert

Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:48 PM


#3 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:49 PM

My fave is Malachy - absolutely love it.

Goodluck with your choice!

#4 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:52 PM

I love Italian boys names like Luciano, Domenico, Carmelo etc but would never have the guts to use any unless some how I ended up birthing the child of an Italian stallion (on I wish!)

#5 HeartMyBoys

Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:54 PM

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My first born

#6 Mille-Mille

Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:58 PM

At the moment its Jasper.

#7 Pamela72

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:01 PM

My fav name for a boy is Damien. I also like Jason and Tristan.    
For a girl I like, Vanessa, Celina and my DH loves Abigail.
Good luck with the birth, hope all goes well for you.

#8 Buggylicious

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

No one favourite name, I love DS' name but besides his


#9 davalli

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:03 PM

My favourite of all time is Caleb, but the following are also on my short list;


#10 Mrs Lannister

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:04 PM

Lawson and Emmett

#11 Astrocyte

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:05 PM

My favourite boys name is Theodore.

#12 yoohooyou

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:05 PM

I love Hamish but DH won't go for it. Others are Jonah, Patrick and Magnus.

#13 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

Strictly traditional for me:
or Darius
and........my ultimate fantasy name for a boy is Otto but I could never use it with our surname, it would need a really German sounding surname I think

#14 mini mac

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:16 PM

Patrick and Nicholas are my faves... Not biased or anything!  original.gif


Normally I have loads but I'm drawing a blank right now!

#15 Jekaho

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:19 PM

I don't have one set favourite, but my little list is:


If we were to have another boy (but we aren't) he would probably be Angus.

#16 Silvergirl12

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:21 PM

I love J names - James is my fave, also like Jai, Jesse and Jensen.

Kai is another I like but doesn't go with our surname  sad.gif


Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:28 PM



To name just a few ...

#18 MissButtercup

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:33 PM

I like Patrick but not sure it could go on the 'love' list.

Hamish & Harrison/Harry has come and gone from our list and Angus is DH's fav but I just can't come around to it.

Edited by MissButtercup, 08 December 2012 - 07:44 PM.

#19 PattiODoors

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:33 PM

Aside from my son's name, my next favourite is Django.

#20 dorkalicious

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:35 PM

My all time favourite boys name I used for DS- Atticus.

Other favourites that I can't use- Remus, Romulus, Phineas, Ignatius

#21 Luxe

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:38 PM



#22 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:43 PM

apart from Ethan, im currently loving



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#23 FiveAus

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:43 PM

I love the name Dominic. I've loved it all my life and I didn't calll either of my sons that because I couldn't get it past my ex. If I had my time over again, I would fight tooth and nail for it.

Other names I like are:

Joe (just Joe, not Joseph)

#24 dynamitee

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:43 PM

Apart from DS's name which is Benicio


#25 ani1

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:50 PM

At the monment it's Colton original.gif

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