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#1 ~spirited~

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

Henry Jacob
Hugo Jacob
Harvey Jacob

DS is Edgar George. I'm a little worried about the popularity of Henry compared to Edgar. DH vetoed Hugo first pregnancy but is open to it (and leaning toward it) this time around.

WDYT?

#2 librablonde

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

Hugo rocks original.gif

#3 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

Henry by a long way, then Hugo.

#4 Apageintime

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:54 PM

Hugo!

Its a great name and on my wishlist.

#5 spellfall

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:56 PM

Henry first, Hugo second and Harvey a distant third.

#6 lactasticmama

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:56 PM

Hugo, then Henry.

#7 Studybug

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:57 PM

I know both a Hugo and a Henry, cute names!

With the middle name jacob, Henry rolls off the tongue more easily but I probably prefer Hugo a little more. original.gif

#8 Fairey

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:57 PM

Henry, then Hugo

Not a fan of Harvey, sorry.

#9 Bel Rowley

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

I can't split Henry and Hugo.

#10 la di dah

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

Henry then Harvey. Henry is very popular though.

I have a soft spot for Harvey.

I think Hugo is fairly popular and also NMS. I would prefer Hugh, but most people don't seem to like Hugh as much.

Using the NSW baby name site it's Hugo that's on the sharpest ascent out of nowhere, even though Henry is more popular.

#11 KayDan0707

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

Love them all but then I know 3 very special boys with those names.

If pushed, would choose Hugo.


#12 CG123

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

Edgar and Henry seem on par in terms of traditional older generation names and go well together. Henry Jacob flows nicely.

Harvey seems too "cool"/popular or modern compared to Edgar. IMO Harvey would flow better with a one syllable or 3+ syllable MN.

Love, love, love Hugo Jacob. Hugo and Edgar are both heard of yet not many people would know of many of each; and probably not that exact sibset!

(and love Jacob so very much that I gave that name to DS2 biggrin.gif )

Congrats and GL x



#13 Lilybeth

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

Henry's my pick.

#14 ~spirited~

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:05 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 04/01/2013, 01:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Henry then Harvey. Henry is very popular though.

I have a soft spot for Harvey.

I think Hugo is fairly popular and also NMS. I would prefer Hugh, but most people don't seem to like Hugh as much.

Using the NSW baby name site it's Hugo that's on the sharpest ascent out of nowhere, even though Henry is more popular.


The page won't load properly on my iPad, but I take your word for it!

Not much love for Harvey it seems.

#15 tickly_rain

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:08 PM

I'll add my piece to Henry or Hugo also.



#16 la di dah

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:09 PM

I like Harvey but Henry has more nicknames like Hal, Hank, and Harry.

#17 Bomber girl

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:12 PM

Hugo

#18 ~spirited~

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:13 PM

LDD your rainbow sheep always makes me smile  biggrin.gif

#19 Magnus

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:16 PM

I love Harvey, but I see it more as an old man name rather than modern or cool.

It is in the UK top 100 so I guess there are other people who also like it.

#20 la di dah

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:23 PM

QUOTE (~spirited~ @ 04/01/2013, 02:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
LDD your rainbow sheep always makes me smile  biggrin.gif

biggrin.gif

QUOTE (Magnus @ 04/01/2013, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love Harvey, but I see it more as an old man name rather than modern or cool.

Me too, but it was my grandpop's (z"l) name. He was cool for a granddad... but I don't think of it as a "cool" name.

Edited by la di dah, 04 January 2013 - 01:24 PM.


#21 FeralMuddyPuddles

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:23 PM

We've decided on Hugo for this bub if it's a boy...

#22 B.feral3

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:25 PM

All are nms but Henry first and Hugo last.

#23 Astrocyte

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:27 PM

Love Henry. Hugo is nice also.

#24 Ice Queen

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:30 PM

Hugo

#25 DomesticDivinity

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:30 PM

Henry and then Hugo!




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