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I like all of them just not sure which one goes best with DD's nam


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#1 WillowBee

Posted 02 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

Hi,

I guess we still have plenty of time to decide on the name, but I know that the next 13 weeks are going to fly buy. I'm keen for some outside opinions of the names on our list to date. In no particular order they are:

Jasper
Milo
Finlay
Xavier
Orlando

DD is Willow - I think our list so far is reflective of working well with that?

Are there any others that are similar that I haven't though about maybe?

TIA

#2 WithSprinkles

Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

Don't think Orlando/Milo and Willow go well together (bit rhymey)- the rest do though. I much prefer the other names anyway. My fave is Finlay followed by Xavier and Jasper. Love the nickname Finn.

The only think that puts me off Xavier is lack of nickname (except for maybe Xave) and the fact that some people say EX-Zavier (these 2 things might not bother you though!)

ETA - forgot to add suggestions:

Samuel or Samson
Leo
Alexander
Jeremy
Evan

Edited by VanillaIcecream, 02 January 2013 - 01:07 PM.


#3 Bel Rowley

Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:05 PM

I think Jasper is the best with Willow.

#4 jks91

Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:07 PM

Xavier is my favourite by a long mile original.gif  But I don't mind Jasper either.

Edited by jks91, 02 January 2013 - 01:08 PM.


#5 4kidlets

Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:27 PM

Jasper is by far my favourite on that list.
I agree with pp that Willow and Milo are bit samey

#6 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:31 PM

Love jasper and willow together, like Orlando too original.gif I love Finlay but don't think it "goes" with willow (not that that would stop me).

#7 Gudrun

Posted 02 January 2013 - 01:34 PM

Willow and Jasper is perfect.

Finlay goes OK.   I wouldn't pick Milo or Orlando because the 'o' is sounding the same as the Willow ending but's a different one still.  They just don't fit for me.  Xavier seems like a different style of name so I wouldn't pick that either.   Jasper, Milo and Finlay are among my favourite names but the pick here would definitely be Jasper.


Others:

Zephyr
Griffin
Casper
Fabian
Emmett

Edited by Gudrun, 02 January 2013 - 01:35 PM.


#8 Kikki-B

Posted 02 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

Finlay would be my pick although he will get nn Finn & Finn & Flyn are very popular at the moment so it's a bit to common for me. Sorry but I really dislike all your other names. I do like Evan as someone else mentioned.

#9 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 02 January 2013 - 03:45 PM

Oh dear, can't get excited about any of them:

Jasper - a dog's name
Milo - a cat's name
Finlay - OK
Xavier - awful
Orlando - awfuller

#10 B.feral3

Posted 02 January 2013 - 03:51 PM

Jasper is the best from your list.

#11 Element

Posted 02 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

Jasper is a great name!

#12 pjemc

Posted 02 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

I love Xavier and Jasper from your list,  they are also both on our list too. Dont much like the others especially with DD's name. Xavier iis what our baby will be called if a boy though as a pp mentioned i know he will get X Zavier and that will bug me. Having said all this though I think Jasper sounds beautiful with Willow so my pick from your list is def Jasper

#13 WillowBee

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:31 PM

Thanks so much so far ladies. Jasper and Xavier would have to be our top picks I think too.

I don't mind the 'o' sound of Milo and Orlando with DD's names, but they would be the bottom two names I think.

Will have to give feedback to DH tonight original.gif

#14 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 02 January 2013 - 05:35 PM

Not a big fan of any, but would choose Finlay over any of the others by a long way.

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:22 PM

not really warming to any

Miles and Willow would be nice though

or Flynn, Oscar, Xander and Zane



#16 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:28 PM

Jasper is my definite favourite

#17 mum2amonkey

Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:01 PM

Jasper and Willow    LOVELY!

#18 No girls here

Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

My favourite name from your list is Xavier but I think the one that goes best with Willow is Jasper.




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