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#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 Sezzy1234

Posted 15 January 2013 - 09:03 AM

Reece original.gif

#4 Isolabella

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 Copper and May

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.feral3

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 EBeditor

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 SisterMaryElephant

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


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


#22 erindiv

Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:53 AM


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.

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