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#1 bigdaddy3

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

Hi guys!!

My wife and i are expecting our first child - we are super, super excited! My wife is 33 weeks now so getting to the "business end" of the pregnancy.

... however, we are really struggling with names. We've got the girls name covered, however struggling to chose between:

Oliver Jeffrey Dalton

Harrison Luke Dalton

what do you guys think sounds and works better?

can you offer any suggestion for an alternative middle name to Luke?

Thanks everyone! original.gif

#2 Mozzie1

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

They are both nice, but I much prefer Oliver.


#3 Katie_bella

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

I prefer Oliver Luke.
Harrison is NMS, Henry on the other hand..... wub.gif

#4 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

Harrison Luke Dalton would be my pick. I don't really like the name oliver.

#5 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

I like Harrison Luke best original.gif

#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

Oliver Luke

other mn


#7 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:10 PM

Oliver and Harrison are both great. I prefer Oliver to Harrison but I prefer the combo Harrison Luke to Oliver Jeffrey. I also think Oliver sound better with your surname.

What about Oliver Harrison? Or Harrison Oliver?

#8 *molly*

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:13 PM

I prefer Oliver. I like Harry, don't like Harrison.

#9 imamumto3

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:16 PM

I love both.  do you mind Harry as a shortened name as that is what people will probably call him, even if you dont

#10 baddmammajamma

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:20 PM

I am putting in a vote for Luke Harrison Dalton. Luke Dalton is such a strong name!

If only between Oliver & Harrison, I'd go with Harrison -- because the nn Harry is so cool.

I'm not a big fan of Oliver.

#11 FeeGee

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:24 PM

Oliver Luke would mean his initials were OLD.

I really like Oliver as a first name and maybe James as a middle name.

Good luck.

#12 bigdaddy3

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:40 PM

thanks heaps guys, this is all good stuff!! keep it coming original.gif

haha re OLD initials, dunno if thats gonna work!

#13 bigdaddy3

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:43 PM

QUOTE (baddmammajamma @ 10/01/2013, 10:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am putting in a vote for Luke Harrison Dalton. Luke Dalton is such a strong name!

If only between Oliver & Harrison, I'd go with Harrison -- because the nn Harry is so cool.

I'm not a big fan of Oliver.

we love Luke as well, but we've got a friend who named their son Lucas, feels a bit too close LOL at least for the first name

#14 bigdaddy3

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

QUOTE (imamumto3 @ 10/01/2013, 10:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love both.  do you mind Harry as a shortened name as that is what people will probably call him, even if you dont

yep we like Harry as a nickname original.gif and Ollie for Oliver.

#15 Astrocyte

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:51 PM

I actually love both. Can't go wrong with whichever one you choose.

#16 bigdaddy3

Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:10 PM

thanks everyone! great suggestions...

what about Henry Dalton as an alternative?

maybe Thomas middle name, but open to suggestions!! (is it too Thomas the tank engine!? haha)


#17 Emmaleee

Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:14 PM

I like both Harrison and Oliver, I think Oliver Dalton sounds better than Harrison Dalton but by no means does it sound bad.
I'd pick Oliver Luke Dalton.

good luck!

#18 kerilyntaryn

Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

what about Henry Dalton as an alternative?  sounds good

maybe Thomas middle name, but open to suggestions!! (is it too Thomas the tank engine!? haha) no not at all

#19 queeniebird

Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:44 PM

I loooove Henry Dalton. Such a strong name!

#20 BlueUnicorn

Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:11 PM

Henry Dalton is an awesome name. I like Luke and Jeffery, Harrison is okay but Oliver is nms.  Nn Harry is also great for Henry, so I wouldn't use Harrison.

#21 Gudrun

Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:22 PM

Henry Dalton for the win. That sounds terrific.

Henry Thomas works fine but I'd prefer:

Henry Luke
Henry Lucas
Henry Michael

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