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Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:44 PM
I have been browsing through the "Beautiful and Classic Girls Names" thread and nodding my head at just about every name mentioned. Our top choices for a girl are each mentioned several times.
Anyway, what would you consider the male equivalents of these names?
I have a William and I see names like James, Charles, Edward (all the royal names!) fitting in there... what else would you suggest?
Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:52 PM
Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:06 AM
The ones I like, my favourites:
I am really REALLY unsure of where classic ends and niche market begins for Bible names. I think I am safe with the ones that got mentioned above? Tentatively would add:
EDIT: Changed some things around because I'm indecisive like that.
Edited by la di dah, 04 January 2013 - 12:22 AM.
Posted 04 January 2013 - 07:53 AM
Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:08 AM
Great topic.... I'll be keeping my eyes on this one.
Boys names really are a struggle.
Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:02 AM
Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:23 AM
Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:24 AM
Well I have a Charles! So obviously I would include that name, I also have a Henry......although I actually prefer the French spelling Henri .....I just think it "looks" nicer, even if people don't pronounce it the French way, kind of "on- ree".....but DH objected so we stuck with the English spelling.....I would also include:
Also (but these are "out there" and would subject them to teasing I reckon, in Australia)
Boys names are hard I think.....
Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:14 AM
Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:34 PM
la di dah - why not?
Well I already have an Igor, so Olga would work too... if I wanted a Russian Royal set!
Edited by leisamd, 07 January 2013 - 04:35 PM.
Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:57 PM
I think they have all been mentioned, the ones I would think of. My favourite are
Some I don't hear much these days
Posted 08 January 2013 - 08:08 PM
I agree with James, William, Robert (all names that appear in my family hehe)
Also Roland and John hasn't been mentioned yet, I don't think?
But my own list would be:
Others I am sure too!
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