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#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




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