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#1 antigone_

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:00 PM

Naming a third son is proving a very pressurised situation. I want a name I love as much as my other sons' names and there are many that I love a whole lot (with the obstacle being my husband).

Just because I'm hot and bored, indulge me and pick your top two from this list:

Rupert
Quentin
Jarvis
Reuben
Jude
Kit
Crispin
Silas
Cassius
Fabian
Magnus
Orson
Jago
Benedict (can you think of a nickname other than Ben or Ned?)
Maximus
Vincent
Otto
Ivo

#2 Elemenopee

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:06 PM

Maximus and Otto.
I also like Rupert and Jude is OK, the others are NMS.


#3 Baggy

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:08 PM

I've always loved the name Reuben original.gif That would have to be my pick.

Have you thought about Arlo?


#4 Leggy

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:08 PM

QUOTE
Benedict (can you think of a nickname other than Ben or Ned?)


Bendydick. (Seriously, a rather famous Benedict was nicknamed Bendy-d*ck Come-on-my-baps by his classmates!)

But...I love the name nevertheless! It would be my favourite off this list. I think Reuben would be next, although Vincent would be a contender also.

#5 PatG

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:09 PM

Reuben and Kit.  What about Quinn?

#6 leisamd

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:09 PM

I like Ivo but prefer Yvo or Yves personally.  Orson is pretty cool.

Vincent
Benedict
Cassius - I love this name but not the meaning or associations.


Actually, I love your list.  Almost all of them are awesome imo.

#7 antigone_

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:12 PM

QUOTE (Baggy @ 07/01/2013, 04:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Have you thought about Arlo?


I have a close friend with an Arlo original.gif It's lovely, I agree.


#8 MissingInAction

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:12 PM

They're all really REALLY N.M.S but I would have to say Vincent is alright.

#9 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:12 PM

Jude
Jarvis

#10 Magnus

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

I love your list too!

My favourites are Kit and Silas (and then Orson)

#11 kerilyntaryn

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:13 PM

what are you other 2 boys names
I like Silas and Reuben best,  Jude is ok too

Rupert
Quentin
Jarvis
Reuben
Jude
Kit
Crispin
Silas
Cassius
Fabian
Magnus
Orson
Jago
Benedict (can you think of a nickname other than Ben or Ned?) - a couple I've know have had not nice nn but that's kids - nn was from the last syllable
Maximus
Vincent
Otto
Ivo



#12 Tough titties

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:20 PM

Reuben is my favourite followed by Jarvis.

#13 Astrocyte

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:20 PM

Jarvis or Maximus would be my pick. Though I also like Rupert and Reuben.

#14 fancie shmancie

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:21 PM



Rupert


Kit


Vincent

#15 charlie23

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:23 PM

Jarvis
Maximus



#16 Berndt Tőst

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:25 PM

Silas and Benedict

#17 noi'mnot

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:25 PM

I like (in no particular order) Rupert, Silas, Jude, Quentin. It's a lovely list! original.gif

#18 Penguin78

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:30 PM

Great list!

Jude and Benedict are my top two.

Can't think of another nn..mm... will keep thinking.

#19 Tarantara

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:30 PM

  1. Orson
  2. Jago


Edit for being overtired pregnant lady lacking in comprehension skillz

Edited by Jillian_10, 07 January 2013 - 03:31 PM.


#20 la di dah

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:41 PM

Reuben, Silas. Really hard to choose though, some great picks here.

Cassius only juuust missed out on top two because I wasn't sure which of the pronunciations you were using. I'd bump Silas down to 3rd for cash-us, but not for cass-ee-us.

#21 emlis22

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:44 PM

Rupert & Silas.

#22 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:46 PM

My fantasy boy's name is Otto but only if I had a complementary surname. All the others on your list just leave me cold.

#23 PixieVee

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:46 PM

I like Jude.

#24 snuffles

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:47 PM

Magnus and Rupert.


(DS2 is named Magnus so I'm biased).

#25 Ianthe

Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:47 PM

Rupert and Maximus.




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