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#1 Jaffacakes

Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:44 PM

Hi all,

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?

#2 Gudrun

Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:52 PM

I'll play:


Jacob
Joshua
Gabriel
Raphael
Alexander
Clement
Eugene
Louis
Julian
Tobias
Sebastian
Marcus
Abraham
Maurice
Eric
Patrick
Timothy
Daniel
Martin
Simon
Dominic
Rupert
Benedict
Frederick
Matthew
Stephen

#3 la di dah

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:06 AM

The ones I like, my favourites:

Henry
Arthur
John
Isaac
Benjamin
Jonathan
Patrick
August
Daniel
Joel
Alexander
Vincent
Edmund
Zachary
Michael
Luke
Anthony

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:
Jesse
Levi
Tobias
Reuben
Gabriel

EDIT: Changed some things around because I'm indecisive like that.

Edited by la di dah, 04 January 2013 - 12:22 AM.


#4 calico

Posted 04 January 2013 - 07:53 AM

Alexander
Dominic
Frederick
Gabriel
Henry
Isaac
Jack
Laurence
Michael
Patrick
Robert
Stephen
Vincent
William
Matthew
Mark
Luke
Leo
Thomas
James
David

#5 wishing wish

Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:08 AM

Great topic.... I'll be keeping my eyes on this one.

Boys names really are a struggle.

#6 Jaffacakes

Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:43 PM

Bumping up for more inspiration (pretty please) blush.gif

#7 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:02 AM

Jeremy
Jonah
Jacob
Caleb
Benjamin
Adam
Nicholas
Cameron
Oliver
Patrick
Samuel
Thomas
Reuben
Alexander
Elias
Lucas



#8 kerilyntaryn

Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:03 AM

George
Arthur
Frederick
Albert
Henry
Richard
Robert

#9 leisamd

Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:08 AM

I think you're safe with Kings and Saints wink.gif

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:23 AM

Christopher
Christian
James
Michael
Patrick
Stephen
Vincent
Timothy

#11 Lucrezia Borgia

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:

Daniel
Gabriel
Elias
Nicholas
Oscar
Hugo

Also (but these are "out there" and would subject them to teasing I reckon, in Australia)

Peregrine
Pierre
Giacomo

Boys names are hard I think.....


#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:14 AM

Anthony
Daniel
Joshua
Luke
Michael
Nathan
Oliver
Peter
Stewart
Thomas

#13 antigone_

Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:55 PM

Surprised not to see Theodore here - so am adding it.

#14 la di dah

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:49 PM

QUOTE (leisamd @ 07/01/2013, 08:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think you're safe with Kings and Saints wink.gif


*slides Hezekiah and Ptolemy onto the list*  tthumbs.gif

#15 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

George...

#16 blenheim

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:57 PM

Spencer

#17 leisamd

Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

la di dah - why not?   cool.gif

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.


#18 Feral_Pooks

Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:57 PM

I think they have all been mentioned, the ones I would think of. My favourite are

William
Alexander
Benjamin
Christopher
Luke (Lucas)

Some I don't hear much these days
Simon
Hugh
Walter
Martin
Robert
Steven
Daniel
David
Peter
Robin
Arthur


#19 FeralRebelWClaws

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:

James
William
Charles
Alexander
Harry
Henry

Others I am sure too!




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