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#1 ~spirited~

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:03 PM

We found out today we are having another little boy wub.gif

DS is Edgar George. We like unusual, but traditional, names. No J or C names please, or names ending in S. Surname is long (5 syllables) and Greek.

Our short list for DS was Edgar, Sidney and Henry (although Henry is too popular for our liking). This time I'm liking Harvey as well.

Middle name will be a family name, either Lewis, Jacob, Harmen or Cornelis.


WDYT? Any combinations jumping out at you? Any other first name suggestions?

Thanks!

#2 The 7 Dwarfs

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:19 PM

I like older rare names too. Some of my favourites are

Benedict
Ambrose
Osbert
Wilfred
Percy
Leopold
Ingram

Edited by The 7 Dwarfs, 19 December 2012 - 08:19 PM.


#3 bambiigrrl

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:26 PM

yeah benedict lewis sounds nice...benny for short

I love george, rogan, charles, mmmm cant think of any more right now...

good luck!

#4 la di dah

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

I like Henry and Harvey both. Henry is rather popular but still classic IMO.

Ambrose I saw mentioned by the 7 Dwarfs, and I do like it very much.

Other old-fashioned names I like:
Gareth
Tristan
Kingsley
Peregrine
Alastair/Alasdair
Lysander/Leander
Hugh
Leon
Gideon, Gabriel

#5 ~spirited~

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

QUOTE (The 7 Dwarfs @ 19/12/2012, 09:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like older rare names too. Some of my favourites are

Benedict
Ambrose
Osbert
Wilfred
Percy
Leopold
Ingram



I like Wilfred but I just think of the dog now. I had Leo on my list for DS and DH vetoed it, I'd say the same would go for Leopold sad.gif

QUOTE (la di dah @ 19/12/2012, 09:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like Henry and Harvey both. Henry is rather popular but still classic IMO.

Ambrose I saw mentioned by the 7 Dwarfs, and I do like it very much.

Other old-fashioned names I like:
Gareth
Tristan
Kingsley
Peregrine
Alastair/Alasdair
Lysander/Leander
Hugh
Leon
Gideon, Gabriel


I like Alastair, I'll suggest it to DH. I had Hugo on my list for DS and it was vetoed, not much hope for Hugh.


Thanks, keep 'em coming!

#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:00 PM

Harry Lewis
Felix
Oscar
Stuart
Oliver
Leo
Hugo
Vincent
Lenard
Lucas
Theo
Arthur
Angus
Marcus
Rufus
Rupert
Victor
Perry
Wesley
Wilton
William
Franklin
Duncan
Patrick
Alec
Theron
Deon
Dion
Eugene
Luca
Milo
Nico

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 19 December 2012 - 09:01 PM.


#7 Pipri

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:24 PM

Out of your list I like Henry original.gif

Ive never actually met a Henry so not popular around here!

I think Henry Jacob or Henry Lewis original.gif

#8 Gudrun

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:29 PM

There'll be repeats here but here goes (your MN's seem like they fit most):

Sidney Cornelis
Harvey Cornelis

(but Cornelis ends in 's'. Ditto Lewis. Does that matter?)

Alfred
Eugene
Gustav
Gideon
Ira
Leroy
Albert
Humphrey
Gilroy
Herbert
Clifford
Mungo
Montague
Montgomery
Wilfred
Wilbur
Wesley
Warwick
Roderick
Duncan
Stanley
Harley
Hubert
Rupert
Percy/Percival
Roland
Gilbert
Desmond
Frederick
Eric
Bernard
Abraham
Victor
Vincent
Leonard
Douglas
Dougal
Bertrand
Bartholomew/Bart
Murray
Ralph

Edited by Gudrun, 19 December 2012 - 09:50 PM.


#9 Jjbeanz

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:42 PM

I like Harvey Lewis

#10 emlis22

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:15 AM

I love your DS name!! Sidney and Henry are also wonderful. You have great taste.

Winston
Stellan
Willem
Desmond
Hector
Rupert
Augustin
Julien
Quentin
Vaughn
Philip

I think Rupert is fantastic with Edgar. Goes well with Harmen and Cornelis IMO.

Edited by emlis22, 20 December 2012 - 08:16 AM.


#11 two+three

Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:56 AM

Henry may be popular (although not ridiculously so), but it's a great name.  I think Henry Lewis is a good combination.

Good luck!


#12 Natttmumm

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:01 PM

Not much help from me but I love Henry.
Our baby is due soon and will be Henry. We were going with Isaac but changed our minds.
Other names that we considered were James, Lucas, Leo, theo.
Sorry not much help.

#13 ~spirited~

Posted 20 December 2012 - 01:49 PM

QUOTE (kerilyntaryn @ 19/12/2012, 10:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Harry Lewis
Felix
Oscar
Stuart
Oliver
Leo
Hugo
Vincent
Lenard
Lucas
Theo
Arthur
Angus
Marcus
Rufus
Rupert
Victor
Perry
Wesley
Wilton
William
Franklin
Duncan
Patrick
Alec
Theron
Deon
Dion
Eugene
Luca
Milo
Nico


I like Leo, Hugo and Milo but DH vetoed them for DS. Vincent and Victor are floating around just outside our shoe list. I like Angus, I'll take that to DH. Same with Rupert.

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 19/12/2012, 10:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There'll be repeats here but here goes (your MN's seem like they fit most):

Sidney Cornelis
Harvey Cornelis

(but Cornelis ends in 's'. Ditto Lewis. Does that matter?)

Alfred
Eugene
Gustav
Gideon
Ira
Leroy
Albert
Humphrey
Gilroy
Herbert
Clifford
Mungo
Montague
Montgomery
Wilfred
Wilbur
Wesley
Warwick
Roderick
Duncan
Stanley
Harley
Hubert
Rupert
Percy/Percival
Roland
Gilbert
Desmond
Frederick
Eric
Bernard
Abraham
Victor
Vincent
Leonard
Douglas
Dougal
Bertrand
Bartholomew/Bart
Murray
Ralph


The S thing is more about first names, just because our last name ends in S and I think it sounds a bit funny with a first name also ending in S. Although BIL is Nicholas and that sounds ok. I like Gilbert, and as above Rupert.


QUOTE (emlis22 @ 20/12/2012, 09:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love your DS name!! Sidney and Henry are also wonderful. You have great taste.

Winston
Stellan
Willem
Desmond
Hector
Rupert
Augustin
Julien
Quentin
Vaughn
Philip

I think Rupert is fantastic with Edgar. Goes well with Harmen and Cornelis IMO.



Rupert again original.gif I don't mind Willem either. I like Augustin but don't think DH will go for it.

QUOTE (Natttmumm @ 20/12/2012, 01:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not much help from me but I love Henry.
Our baby is due soon and will be Henry. We were going with Isaac but changed our minds.
Other names that we considered were James, Lucas, Leo, theo.
Sorry not much help.



DH doesn't like Leo. I think Theo would just make for a very Greek sounding name. James and Lucas are a bit too mainstream for me.

#14 Bunsen the feral

Posted 20 December 2012 - 02:05 PM

Edgar is my top boy name this time and DS2 was very nearly George! So since we are on the same wavelength my boys are Linus and Rowan, other names on the list are Walter, Miles, Albert.

#15 ~spirited~

Posted 20 December 2012 - 02:13 PM

QUOTE (Bunsen @ 20/12/2012, 03:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Edgar is my top boy name this time and DS2 was very nearly George! So since we are on the same wavelength my boys are Linus and Rowan, other names on the list are Walter, Miles, Albert.



I like Linus but have been put off by a very strange Linus I once taught! Love Miles, but it sounds silly with our surname.

Edgar is a great name, I hope you use it!

#16 threetimesblessed

Posted 20 December 2012 - 02:43 PM

We met a little boy at the park named Edgar and his brother was Andre

#17 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 20 December 2012 - 02:48 PM

Elliot
Hamish

#18 ~spirited~

Posted 20 December 2012 - 03:47 PM

QUOTE (catm @ 20/12/2012, 03:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We met a little boy at the park named Edgar and his brother was Andre



I think I prefer Andrew to Andre. I quite like Andreas but not sure we'd pull it off.

QUOTE (Dylan's Mummy @ 20/12/2012, 03:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Elliot
Hamish



Elliot is a great name, unfortunately it's my nephews. Hamish is cute, but we tend to call Edgar 'Eggs' and I think adding a Ham(ish) to the mix is a bit much!



#19 MadeleineCharlotte

Posted 20 December 2012 - 03:54 PM

I really love Henry Lewis wub.gif But Henry does seem to be getting more popular
Sidney is great too!

I like Lewis for a first name. Or Louis
Albert
Atticus
Hugh
Milo
Garrett
Tobias
Isaiah
Maximus
Antonio




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