Jump to content

Rhys vs Reece


  • Please log in to reply
42 replies to this topic

#1 LookMumNoHands

Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:57 AM

We found out the gender of baby number 3 yesterday. We had planned on having a surprise, but because of complications, decided to find out.

So, now that I know that there is a healthy baby boy inside me, we've  tentatively started thinking of names.

He will be our third boy, we have a Mitchell and a Lincoln so far.

We both really like Rhys/Reece, and have pretty much made our minds up, but what spelling should we go with do you think?

#2 jill1972

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:03 AM

I love this name, I like it spelled as Rhys.  We were going to use this name if we had another boy. original.gif


__________

#3 MeerkatMum

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:03 AM

Reece original.gif

#4 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:05 AM

Rhys for me.

#5 LottieCait

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:05 AM

I prefer Rhys.  It was on our list too original.gif

Reece reminds me of the plumbing supply place.

#6 LookMumNoHands

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:09 AM

QUOTE (LottieCait @ 15/01/2013, 10:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I prefer Rhys.  It was on our list too original.gif

Reece reminds me of the plumbing supply place.


biggrin.gif That's what puts DH off that spelling. At least there is no advertising song that they use, to put me right off. I really like Harvey, but always think 'Go Harvey, Go!'

#7 emlis22

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:12 AM

QUOTE (LookMumNoHands @ 15/01/2013, 10:09 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
biggrin.gif That's what puts DH off that spelling. At least there is no advertising song that they use, to put me right off. I really like Harvey, but always think 'Go Harvey, Go!'



I think Harvey is perfect with your boys names!!!!

But to answer your Q, Rhys.

#8 PixieVee

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:13 AM

I prefer Rhys.

#9 Sassenach2

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:16 AM

I prefer the Welsh spelling - Rhys and agree that "Reece"sounds like a toilet. rolleyes.gif

#10 B.Nasty

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:17 AM

Rhys  original.gif

#11 BadCat

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:19 AM

Definitely Rhys.

I tend to think of Reece as feminine now thanks to Ms Witherspoon (even though she is Reese.)

Edited by BadCat, 15 January 2013 - 09:20 AM.


#12 F.E.B.E

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:20 AM

Rhys. Reece is for plumbing.

#13 librablonde

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:21 AM

Rhys original.gif

#14 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:37 AM

I much prefer Reece spelling.

#15 Tyfle Hour

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:39 AM

Rhys without question.  
Also, I know you're not asking for opinions on the name, but I just want to add that I really like it and think it works wonderfully with your other children's names.

#16 R2B2

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:42 AM

I used to be on team Rhys until I married a Reece.

Reece just looks right to me now! original.gif

congrats on another little man!

#17 Fastrunnydog

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:45 AM

Rhys

Reece makes me think it was spelled this way to make it easier for people who can't spell!

#18 Shirley Sue

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:50 AM

Rhys by a country mile. Short and sweet. I agree with that Reece seems more feminine to me too.

#19 Therese

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:59 AM

Rhys original.gif

#20 babyinabackpack

Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:13 AM

I've always thought of Rhys as being boys spelling and Reece as being for girls.

#21 Gudrun

Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:50 AM

Rhys

#22 erindiv

Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:53 AM

Rhys.

Another who sees Reece and thinks plumbing.

#23 bluebirdbaby

Posted 15 January 2013 - 11:35 AM

Definitely Rhys!  original.gif  
As many have said, Reece seems like the feminine version and I also envisage plumbing supplies  tongue.gif


#24 ~Peaches~

Posted 15 January 2013 - 11:56 AM

I prefer Reece original.gif

#25 vanessa71

Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:01 PM

Only Rhys.





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

How dare anyone accuse a mum of 'milking' a miscarriage

A heartless comment from a stranger shocked the already devastated radio host Em Rusciano.

How breast milk can help relieve your baby's teething pain

Try one mum's simple parenting hack to ease your baby's discomfort.

Top 10 common health myths busted

To help combat the misinformation and spread good health, here are the most common health myths compared to fact.

How to make flying with a toddler more bearable

After almost three years of living in Canada, it was time to pack our bags, bundle up our three children (including our two and a half year old Toddler) and pray to the heavens above, before flying to Aussie Land to see our family and friends.

Breastfeeding may help with caesarean pain, says new study

Breastfeeding after a caesarean section may help manage persistent pain, finds new research on the post-birth experience of new mothers.

Recall notice: fourth cot recalled in less than one month

A recall notice has been issued for yet another cot sold in Australia -the White New Zealand Pine 3-in-1 Baby Sleigh Cot Bed with Drawers.

A baby girl, a baffling disease - and the only way to help her is to hurt her

Every morning, Kevin Federici pulls on a head lamp, sterilises a sewing needle and prepares to prick his baby girl all over her tiny body.

If you make your own baby food you'll love this Instagram account

Tired of making carrot purée? Take a look at this mum's homemade baby food creations.

The unique baby names literally no one is choosing

After a unique baby name for your little one? Here are the monikers no one chose in 2016.

'It's such a boost': mum receives 'thanks for breastfeeding in public' card

It was the boost one mum needed at just the right time.

Sharing makes young children happy - just don't force them

There are many emotional benefits to sharing, but only if it's voluntary.

5 ways to a healthy pregnancy

An easy pregnancy that results in a healthy baby: that's the dream.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.