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#1 VickiLong

Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:11 PM

First time around DH and I agreed on names early and from then just enjoyed the ride, this time I've got two months to go and we just can't agree, even on the style of name.
Our DD is Dylan Kate, which in itself is not an unusual name but for a girl it's definitely different. So I think we need an equally different/unusual (but not weird) name for this baby. We don't know the gender and every conversation is ending in tears (literally)
I have my heart set on Peyton for a girl and Chase for a boy. I may be able to get Peyton over the line, but Chase is just not going to happen. Some of DH's boy suggestions are Liam, Owen, Jackson. None of which I think go well with female Dylan.
Any advice on how I can get over the names that I absolutely love enough to even consider anything else?? And name suggestions would be very greatly appreciated.
Thanks heaps, Vicki

#2 Zanbam

Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:42 PM

I feel for you. Are there any family names that are now unusual enough to be a little quirky for a boy but not weird? Maybe that may help you form an attachment to a name you haven't considered yet.


Name suggestions:

Ace
Archer
Griffin
Deon
Greyson

#3 kerilyntaryn

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:56 PM

some other girls names

Reece
Aubrey
Avery
Camryn
Elliott
Lane
Drew
Taylor
Blair
Dallas
Sean
Jordan
Morgan
Leighton
Elliette
Riley
Rory
Rowan
Greyson
Laken
Quinn
Parker
Addison
Devon
Ellison
Emerson
Kinsley
Kinsey
Marley
Mason

Maverick
Pierce
Everett
Hendrix
Steele
Hadley
Sterling
Sullivan
Tate
Theron
Tucker
Wilson
Harlow
Marlow
Ace
Asher
Nate
Nash
Alex
Beau
Cole
Callum
Ethan
Evan
Jaith
Jathan
Jonte
Jovanti
Kai
Jude
Rocco
Jace
Trey
Hunter
Cade
Colton
Blake
Brock
Corban
Edison
Hudson
Kirby

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 21 January 2013 - 09:10 PM.


#4 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 21 January 2013 - 10:18 PM

Honestly, I'm not sure how Liam or Owen go any worse with Dylan than Chase does - maybe you're looking for a reason to discount all his suggestions? I'm not too sure how long you have to go but if you have time maybe take a couple of weeks breathing space to not talk about names and let the subject settle for a bit, things might feel better when there's less pressure.

#5 MooGuru

Posted 21 January 2013 - 10:37 PM

Heard the name Dylan and immediately thought Jovi (not 100% sure if correct spelling) would go together. No idea why but its different without being too out there.

#6 Gudrun

Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:27 AM

I haven't got any clever ideas to get you to unlove your names.  I agree that your DH's list don't sit all that well with big sister's name.

Can I tempt you with any of these?


Girl:

Harper
Wallis
Riley
Sheridan
Jordan
Bailey
Paris
Morgan
Rowan
Clancy
Sydney
Marlo
Adair


Boy:

Clay
Wade
Seth
Trey
Tarn
Boyce
Braith
Blaine
Spike
Gray
Beau
Cole

Edited by Gudrun, 22 January 2013 - 12:28 AM.


#7 mini mac

Posted 22 January 2013 - 01:56 AM

girls:
I love your choice of Peyton!
Drew
Tobi
Bronte
Kirby

boys:
Sorry I'm not a fan of Chase
Byron (not sure if you care about both names ending with an/on)
Lawson
Zephyr
Royston
Jed
Knox

Edited by Mini Mac, 22 January 2013 - 01:58 AM.


#8 Magenta_

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:46 PM

Hi there,

I like Dylan Kate and Lola or Reeve for a girl and Riley or Seth for a boy.

Good luck!
Magenta

#9 Magenta_

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:46 PM

Hi there,

I like Dylan Kate and Lola or Reeve for a girl and Riley or Seth for a boy.

Good luck!
Magenta

#10 IamAuntyA

Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:38 PM

I really like Peyton so I say stick with that for a girl wub.gif
For a boy I'm not much help but think as your DD has a traditional male name I think you should go with a strong masculine name if you have a boy...
I do like Owen tho... Dylan & Owen go nicely original.gif





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