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#1 Xmansmum

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:47 AM

Ok, so I've had lots of feedback on my 2 possible girl names Olive or Isla (which seems to be pretty split so no closer to a decision there) but what about if its a boy - the only ones me and my partner agree on so far are:
- Harrison
- Max
- Archer
- Henry

Our first son is Xander...any suggestions???

#2 emlis22

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

I really like Xander and Max, but my concern is.. if you have a third child will you be under pressure to put an X? silly I know but that was my first thought.

With that said I think Xander & Harrison are the best pairing.

ETA suggestions

Xander and Sebastian
Xander and Leo
Xander and Mason
Xander and Riley
Xander and Steen
Xander and Griffin
Xander and Marcus

Edited by emlis22, 17 January 2013 - 10:53 AM.

#3 Especially*K*

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:53 AM

Love Harrison, Max and Archer. You'll be winning on any of them original.gif Max is my fave though

#4 tres-chic

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

I really love Henry and Max.

I like Harrison and Archer but worry they will date because they seem to be in a popularity spike. I still like them though.

I think I'd go with Max.

#5 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:04 AM

I love Harrison, Archer and Henry but I think something more nicknamey sounds better with Xander because Xander is very nicknamey for me. Just Harry or Archie would be better.

Max is ok as a nickname only to Maxwell, Maximus, Maximilian etc but I think just Max goes better with Xander than any of these or any of the other names you have.

So with Xander, Max is my pick.

#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:07 AM


#7 Harmonica

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:07 AM

Henry gets my vote.
I like Max, but don't like how both the names then have an x in them - makes it look like you are trying to make a point. And Xander and Archer sound quite similar to me...
Harrison is NMS.

#8 Xmansmum

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:12 AM

Thanks for the feedback so far...with our first we actually debated over the use of Archer and Harrison for a long time - each would be known as Archie or Harry.

But now given Xander, I think we need to discount Archer as I agree the 2 'er' names does not bode well!

Keey your feedback coming though!

#9 vanessa71

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:21 AM

Henry gets my vote.

Edited by vanessa71, 17 January 2013 - 11:22 AM.

#10 Z-girls rock

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:35 AM

- Harrison - dislike
- Max -like
- Archer - ok
- Henry - ok

#11 B.feral3

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:48 AM

QUOTE (EHB @ 17/01/2013, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Harry (not Harrison though)



Great names.

Same again.

#12 Betty_D

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:48 AM

I always choose Henry (love the name SO much) but in this instance I don't see it as a good fit with Xander. I think you need to go with something that has a bit more spunk. Max is a good choice, or something like Hugo?

#13 Therese

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:49 AM

I like both Harrison and Max.

#14 wishing wish

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:52 AM

Max and Henry are clear faves for me!

#15 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:53 AM

I only like Henry from your list. I agree with PPs that just Harry is nicer than Harrison. I don't like Archer or Max (or any of the Max- variants at all) and wouldn't use two names with predominant Xs in a sibset.

#16 amesv

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:58 AM

I prefer Harrison (Harry) or Max

#17 Gemmar

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:49 PM

Max or Harry

#18 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:25 PM


#19 Gudrun

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:17 PM

I pick Xander and Max.

I like the suggestions of Leo and Griffin.

#20 fleeting

Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:46 PM

My little man is Max Henry so i like both those!

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