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#1 Feral_Pooks

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:38 PM

And would it be a bit much with a sibling with another old biblical name (can't get much older than Adam, I guess).

Edited by Pooks_, 30 December 2012 - 09:08 AM.


#2 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:41 PM

I love Jonah. I can't use it sadly but it would be top of my list otherwise.

I think it goes fine with Adam. I don't really think of Adam as a biblical name as such (even though it is).

#3 copham

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:43 PM

I love it but my DH has said no to naming this baby it, I did try for our DS1 but he hated it sad.gif but DH's name is Johnas so I can see where he is coming from but I would use it in a heartbeat if he let me

#4 miinii

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:45 PM

I love it OP original.gif i wouldnt worry about the biblical thing. My DS is Micah Joseph, both biblical names.

#5 ubermum

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:46 PM

I love it and think it is very much under used. I know a family with a Jonah, Noah and Joshua. I don't think it is too much to use two biblical names, after all there is so very many names in the bible.

#6 Froger

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

A lovely name. I actually prefer a full biblical set of sibling names, to one or two biblical and the rest non biblical.

When I was a child Jonah did tend to mean bad luck, but I don't think this is such a common thing to think these days. I'm just putting it here, as it may be something you like to consider.

IMO Adam and Jonah sound great together.

#7 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

Lovely biblical name. My friend has a boy a little altered from that...she calls him Jonas...just an idea.

#8 Madeline's Mum

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:57 PM

I love it. I know the sweetest little boy names Jonah. It was on our list for DS but DH wasn't 100% convinced.

#9 Feral_Pooks

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:12 PM

Wow! I'm really pleased with the reception so far. I wasn't sure if it was a little bit obscure to be matching with Adam- or is it rising in the ranks along with Noah and Joshua?- or whether it was just too much Bible biggrin.gif

I also love the meaning of both names. Adam means man, red earth. Jonah means peace, dove.

Hmmm.

#10 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:13 PM

I love it  original.gif .  I've loved it ever since I saw Sleepless in Seattle (the young son was called Jonah).



Edited by ♥~Bodhichitta~♥, 27 December 2012 - 05:14 PM.


#11 ~Supernova~

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:14 PM

I think Jonah and Adam go together great.

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#12 Feral_Pooks

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:32 PM

Nope but I am incredibly clucky and this hypothesizing is keeping my cluckiness occupied. For now original.gif

#13 Gudrun

Posted 27 December 2012 - 07:08 PM

It's a big yes from me and a lovely fit with Adam.

#14 ~Peaches~

Posted 27 December 2012 - 07:16 PM

I really like it original.gif

I like Jonas too.

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:37 PM

love it, goes great

#16 Chelli

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:41 PM

I don't mind that name, it's sweet happy.gif

#17 Georgette47

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:43 PM

Love it! Jonah was our chosen boyname, but we had a little girl two weeks ago (definitely our last child).

It goes well with Adam.

#18 CCLady

Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:15 PM

I have a Jonah. I still adore this name.

He gets Jonah, Joe, Joe-Boy...

#19 José

Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:16 PM

I also like it and think it goes well with Adam.

#20 Magnus

Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:27 PM

I really like it too. It's on our list. My only issue is that I don't really like Joe as a nickname.

#21 Buggylicious

Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:33 PM

I think the biblical aspect is fine. I don't particularly like the name I don't think it's as nice as Adam.

#22 Le-a

Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:44 PM

I quite like Jonah and I quite like Adam, but for me, I couldn't use two "obviously" (to me) biblical names because I am not religious. but that's surely just my thang.

Great names, OP. I too am clucky and can't stop conjuring up lovely sibsets...

#23 *Finn*

Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:46 PM

I absolutely love the name Jonah. It's not a popular name where I live, I only know one littlw boy called Jonah who is super cute!

I think it goes great with Adam

#24 tres-chic

Posted 28 December 2012 - 06:06 AM

I love Jonah and the meaning is lovely, first time I've heard it.

Both it and Adam are strong, masculine names so I think they work well together.

#25 littleboysmum

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:03 AM

I really like it. It was on my list when I had DS but DH vetoed it due to silly Summer Heights High connotation. I tried to convince him that by the time a Jonah got to 10 or so no one would remember that show at all.




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