Jump to content

Uncommon but not weird!
Something you dont hear everyday


  • Please log in to reply
21 replies to this topic

#1 sophiebbear

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

Im seriously struggling this time round. Our 3yo DS is named Beau. We had a name picked by the time i was 12 weeks and to this day LOVE the name and the way it fits with our surname.

I'd like something uncommon without being weird, something you dont hear on a daily basis.

I'd love your suggestions guys???????

Oh and it's a baby boy we are having :-)

#2 Funwith3

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:10 PM

Lenny
Jules
Billy
Ned
Sunny


#3 noonehere

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

clint?

#4 HeartMyBoys

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:20 PM

Kade

Blaine

Rylan

Zane

Jaxon

#5 Lovemy2kids

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:27 PM

Toby.

#6 Gudrun

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:31 PM

Seth
Wolf
Dash
Dare
Saul
Wade
Sven
Heath
Zane
Bryce
Clint
Rhys
Troy
Gene
Klim
Thor
Rhett
Dane
Guy
Claus
Cole
Rex
Quinn
Jude
Kirk
Dirk
Kurt
Piers
Kiel
Keir
Knox
Thane
Steele
Moss
Clark
Fyfe
Braith


#7 baddmammajamma

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:38 PM

I'm going to stick with other one syllable names, and my definition of "uncommon" is "outside the top 100"/not used as a sample in the "Stuck On You" sticker/school label ads

* Rhett (keep up the Southern gentleman vibe)

* Miles

* Clive

* Piers

* Jude

* Rhys

* Tate

* Reid





#8 dorkalicious

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Rhett is a perfect fit with Beau!

#9 sophiebbear

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:06 PM

Really like Rhett but it just doesn't fit with our surname. Please keep them coming I really appreciate it

#10 ~Peaches~

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:21 PM

Love these suggestions with Beau-

Jude
Rhett
Miles
Rhys
Dash
Heath

Other suggestions-
Lawson
Emmett
Asher
Joss
Ari
Marshall
Jonas


#11 la di dah

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

Some of my favourite one-syllable boys:

Heath
Hugh
Miles
Rhys
Rex
Zane
Joel
Saul
Fox
Finn (Getting popular though)
Piers

#12 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:33 PM

I love Beau. Terrific name and everyone I have met named Beau is awesome.

I like Heath, Jude, Tate, Nate, Quinn, Reece, Flynn, Finn, Hudson, Seth.

#13 kerilyntaryn

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:27 PM

Grant
Brent
Brant
Todd
Sean
Dean
Zane
Dane
Kyle
Jake
Quinn
Tate
Cole
Drew
Heath
Max
Mack
Scott
Trent
Jay
Trey
Kai


#14 BlueUnicorn

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

I saw a 'Nash'. Working at Coles the other day.  I like it! Fits with Beau, not common at all as a fn but well known as a sn.  

Cody
Harley ( another old name brought back)
Bartholomew
Cameron
Patrick
Jasper
Jason
Dougal



#15 lovepink

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:45 PM

Beau and Taj
Beau and Jett
Beau and Kai
Beau and Dante
Beau and Diego
Beau and Jude
Beau and Nate
Beau and Andre
Beau and Devon
Beau and Hunter
Beau and Campbell
Beau and Elliot
Beau and Zephyr

#16 Swatts09

Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:06 AM

We named our little boy
Tobias Noah

#17 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:14 AM

Kalman
Quentin
Drew
Trent
Trey
Carlos
Fraser
Ewan
Lincoln
Regan
Micah
Wade




#18 marnie27

Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:37 AM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 20/01/2013, 05:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love Beau. Terrific name and everyone I have met named Beau is awesome.

I like Heath, Jude, Tate, Nate, Quinn, Reece, Flynn, Finn, Hudson, Seth.

We must have similar taste in names - this is a great list!

We pick with Beau would be Seth or Nate.

#19 Penny*Penny*Penny

Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:45 AM

Zaine

#20 Overtherainbow

Posted 21 January 2013 - 01:20 AM

Kent
Troy
Andrew
Simon
Brett
Callum
Kelvin
Calvin
Ryan
Douglas
Ian
Lewis
Roger
Riley (semi popular but works well)
Zaid
Emerson

Samson or Samuel also works well

Not top 100 but many would have been in the past.

#21 Mummalovin

Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:08 AM

Declan
Silas

My 2 boys names I'll never get to use unless it's with a dog or cat LOL

#22 antigone_

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:32 AM

Leif
Jarvis
Otto
Ari
Fabian




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Ada Nicodemou: 'I can never be completely happy again'

Home and Away actress Ada Nicodemou has opened up about the loss of her stillborn baby.

10 things to consider when you're thinking about trying for a baby

Before you start tracking your menstrual cycle and reading up on the best positions to get pregnant, there are a few other things you may want to consider.

Baby Gammy's dad tries to claim charity money

The biological father of baby Gammy has reportedly tried to access charity money raised for the little boy's medical costs.

How special surgery and IVF can create a post-vasectomy baby

Cricket legend Glenn McGrath and his second wife Sara are expecting their first child together, thanks to IVF and a delicate surgical sperm retrieval process that helped the couple to conceive.

Belle Gibson's mother 'disgusted and embarrassed'

The mother of disgraced wellness blogger Belle Gibson has accused her daughter of lying about her childhood in an attempt to garner public sympathy.

Life On Mars

It's men who need 'retraining', not women

We are all responsible for our own behaviour. Telling victims to harden up is wrong.

Doctor's mobile phone 'left inside c-section mum'

A new mum claims a doctor left his mobile phone inside her after delivering her baby via caesarean section.

I'm a mum and I'm following my dreams

I want my kids to know that no matter what happens in life, you can still be who it is that you've always wanted to be.

Those first daycare days

I had this innate 'mum' moment the other day.

'If one person had listened, my life would have been so different'

Katherine's father will die in prison for the horrifying sexual abuse of his daughter. Yet she is the one with the true life sentence.

Couple to celebrate terminally ill baby's birthday in unique way

Baby Jai Bishop has lived at Starship Hospital for the past seven months, with his parents flying back and forth from Hokitika, 1100km away, to be by his side.

This new plan undermines breastfeeding and baby health at everyone's expense

Mothers, babies, the health system and the wider society are going to pay the price of this new budget.

Trying to understand why your baby is upset

Working out what?s underlying your baby's fussiness can be a case of trial and error. Here are a few common causes and how you can remedy each one.

When those you love judge your parenting

In today's society, never has it been harder to parent without judgment. But what about when judgment is coming from closer to home?

Don't play the victim blame game with family violence

It's not a woman's job to teach violent men how to behave.

11 truths about having two under two

When I told my mothers? group that my husband and I had started trying for our second baby they told me I was crazy. Now I can see why.

'How do you say goodbye to someone you've only just started to get to know?'

New mum Sarah Sutton was faced with a shattering scenario no person should have to endure.

It's a ... boy! Couple welcomes son number 13

"It's a boy!" That's the phrase Kateri Schwandt has heard in labour delivery ward for the 13th time in her life.

Six reasons to go for a walk

Can't find time to get to the gym? It could be just as beneficial to put your baby in the stroller and go for a walk.

Seven questions you should be asking about your health cover

If the last time you assessed your health cover was five years ago, there?s a chance it may no longer suit your needs. To ensure it?s still right for your family, click here for seven questions to ask.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Where are the childcare places?

It?s all very well to encourage women to work if they choose to, but how can the measures lead to increased workforce participation when women are once again left holding the baby?

The pain of not having babies and not knowing why

After seven years of wishing, hoping, crying, punching pillows and shouting "why me?!", the end result is more than I ever thought possible.

Getting your family finances in order

Whether you're after a new car for a growing family, a bigger house, or are just fixing up your finances, here are the basics on borrowing.

Mum shares graphic selfie to warn against tanning

A mum has shared a graphic photo of her skin cancer treatment as a warning to others.

Does parenthood make us happier?

We can certainly gain higher levels of happiness when we become parents, but the trick is to not get overwhelmed by the pressures of raising our kids.

No, having a dog is not like having a human child

It's obvious these people dote on their pets, but they're barking up the wrong tree.

Toddler styling

Seven things my toddler taught me about my home

My standards at home were never that high but having a two-year-old has taught me to be cool with chaos.

Australia's top baby names of 2014

The numbers have been crunched and it's official: Australian parents are having a bit of an 'O' moment.

How to set up the perfect nursery for your baby

You'll soon be meeting your baby, but you've got one big task to get done first: setting up a comfy, calming nursery you'll both be able to enjoy.

Childcare rebate: tougher rules for stay-at-home mums

A new form of activity testing will be introduced to ensure the highest subsidies go to parents who contribute the most to the workforce.

The women who desperately need more support in pregnancy

For women suffering from chronic morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum, pregnancy can be the roller coaster from hell.

When labour doesn't happen and you're induced

I never actually went into labour - so by 42 weeks I was booked in for induction.

Mum's grief for triplets inspires change

The death of Sophie Smith's triplet baby boys has motivated the half-marathon mother and her team to raise $1.25 million for charity.

The best advice for treating head lice

Just like a horror movie ... THEY'RE BAAAAAACK. So what works in treating and avoiding head lice and nits?

Overdue and over it

A watched womb never labours ... or at least mine didn't.

Parenting an early walker

Watching your child take their first wobbly steps is one of the best parenting highs you'll ever experience. But with that high comes a new reality.

Baby-led weaning worked for us

My baby wasn't interested in food - until we tried something new. Now she's eating it all, and it often comes from my plate.

'Paralysed bride' becomes a mum

Rachelle Friedman Chapman was preparing to marry the man of her dreams when tragedy struck four years ago.

 

Top baby names

Baby Names

The numbers are in and we can now bring you the 2014 top baby name list for Australia.

 
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.