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#1 WinterDancesHere

Posted 04 January 2013 - 09:36 AM

I have a few names that I like and was just hoping you guys could give me some similar feeling names.

I feel I will be having a boy, so that is my focus, but I've listed girls as well.

I have DS Edward (Eddie) Noel W... (Very uncommon, german surname).

Boy:

Middle name will be Paul.

Favourite name is Thomas. It is a family name and I like the way it flows the same as Edward and has similar range of nickname (Tom, Tommy). I hate that it is so popular.

Other names I like:

Frederick (Don't think I can have a Fred and an Ed)
Alfred (Nick name Alfie)
Damien (Hate Damo though)
Ronan

Girl:

Middle name will be Ashlee

Front runner is Elisabeth, nick name Elsie which is a family name.

I love Lillian (Lily) but it is way too popular!

Other names:

Audrey

DH would love to have a girl Natalie, Natalia or similar which in NMS.

#2 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 04 January 2013 - 09:44 AM

You do realise names are so popular because they are so nice/lovely/stunning!

I love Lillian and Thomas

Also love:

Reuben
Adam
Jonah

Laura
Zara
Bridget





#3 schnookaberg

Posted 04 January 2013 - 09:45 AM

Arthur (Artie) and Evelyn (Evie)?

#4 Bomber girl

Posted 04 January 2013 - 09:47 AM

Samuel and Elizabeth

#5 Gudrun

Posted 04 January 2013 - 09:54 AM

I think you have your boy name. I think Edward and Alfred is perfect.   Also Alf/Alfie for the NN is really good.

Others:

Patrick (NN Paddy)
Timothy
Daniel


For a girl I think Elisabeth is a great fit too.  There's no way for me though that Elsie as NN does it justice.  I love Lizzie or Beth.


Other girls':

Elspeth
Alice
Catherine (NN Kitty)

Love the suggestion of Bridget.  NN could be Bridie.

Edited by Gudrun, 04 January 2013 - 09:56 AM.


#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:26 PM

Thomas Paul goes well,  I don't think its as popular at the moment

I wouldn't do Frederick

Alfie would be ok,  

what about William or Henry




Elisabeth Ashlee is nice

Lillian or Lilyanna aren't that popular
Audrey is ok

others

Catherine
Alice
Mary
Victoria
Isabella and Charlotte
Natalie and  Natalia are pretty - love them



#7 la di dah

Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

I love Damien and Ronan. Alfred is all right too.

Elisabeth is nice but I dislike Elsie. My favourite nicknames for Elisabeth would be: Libby, Betty, or Lilibet.

I love Lillian, but I also like Liliana, Lilith, and Lilwen.

#8 ~damons-mum~

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:15 AM

From your lists I would choose your favourites Thomas Paul and Elizabeth Ashlee.

Have you considered?

BOYS
Edward Noel and Lyle Paul
Edward Noel and Raymond Paul
Edward Noel and Benjamin Paul
Edward Noel and Wesley Paul
Edward Noel and Stuart Paul

GIRLS
Edward Noel and Sarah Ashlee
Edward Noel and Lydia Ashlee
Edward Noel and Camilla Ashlee
Edward Noel and Susannah Ashlee
Edward Noel and Rebecca Ashlee
Edward Noel and Adelaide Ashlee
Edward Noel and Amelia Ashlee
Edward Noel and Freya Ashlee
Edward Noel and Millicent Ashlee
Edward Noel and Florence Ashlee



#9 WinterDancesHere

Posted 05 January 2013 - 10:32 PM

Thanks for the feedback everyone.

Thomas Paul feels right but I just have this fear of him being Tom W all his life. It was number 8 in top baby names in NSW 2011 and 5 the year before so up there.

QUOTE (schnookaberg @ 04/01/2013, 10:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Arthur (Artie) and Evelyn (Evie)?


I like Arthur. I'll add it to my list.


QUOTE (Gudrun @ 04/01/2013, 10:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think you have your boy name. I think Edward and Alfred is perfect.   Also Alf/Alfie for the NN is really good.

Others:

Patrick (NN Paddy)
Timothy
Daniel


For a girl I think Elisabeth is a great fit too.  There's no way for me though that Elsie as NN does it justice.  I love Lizzie or Beth.


Other girls':

Elspeth
Alice
Catherine (NN Kitty)

Love the suggestion of Bridget.  NN could be Bridie.


Alfred is a family name on my side, which is a bonus. I pick names because I like them but having family history is a big bonus. Edward is on both mine and DH's family tree and so is the various forms of Frederick.

Like Patrick as well, but it is out since it is the name of my less than favourite uncle.

Elspeth I like in theory, but I have a lisp so it sounds so wrong when I say it.

QUOTE (kerilyntaryn @ 04/01/2013, 01:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thomas Paul goes well,  I don't think its as popular at the moment

I wouldn't do Frederick

Alfie would be ok,  

what about William or Henry




Elisabeth Ashlee is nice

Lillian or Lilyanna aren't that popular
Audrey is ok

others

Catherine
Alice
Mary
Victoria
Isabella and Charlotte
Natalie and  Natalia are pretty - love them


Charlotte is another good one. Great nicknames for it as well.


QUOTE (~damons-mum~ @ 05/01/2013, 09:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
From your lists I would choose your favourites Thomas Paul and Elizabeth Ashlee.

Have you considered?

BOYS
Edward Noel and Lyle Paul
Edward Noel and Raymond Paul
Edward Noel and Benjamin Paul
Edward Noel and Wesley Paul
Edward Noel and Stuart Paul

GIRLS
Edward Noel and Sarah Ashlee
Edward Noel and Lydia Ashlee
Edward Noel and Camilla Ashlee
Edward Noel and Susannah Ashlee
Edward Noel and Rebecca Ashlee
Edward Noel and Adelaide Ashlee
Edward Noel and Amelia Ashlee
Edward Noel and Freya Ashlee
Edward Noel and Millicent Ashlee
Edward Noel and Florence Ashlee


Amelia is nice. Millicent is one I am surpirsed to say I think I like as well. No way could I sell DH on it though.

All W names are out (especially William sad.gif ) because they clash awfully with our surname.

Edited by WinterDancesHere, 05 January 2013 - 10:35 PM.





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