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*I seem to have quite different tastes in names!


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#1 Le-a

Posted 22 January 2013 - 05:19 PM

Hi y'all!

It's only very early, got a BFP yesterday, but I'm starting a list! Please add your suggestions.

DS is Louis

Boy

Enzo, Reto, Wolf, Iggy, Ace, Walter

Girl

Frankie, Anouk, Manon, Roux, Alba

Won't be finding out the sex wink.gif

Thanks!



#2 hoohoobump

Posted 22 January 2013 - 05:24 PM

Enzo

Alba

#3 Flimsy*But*Fun

Posted 22 January 2013 - 05:32 PM

Love love love Walter.  Was my grandfather's name, my brother's middle name and my nephew's middle name...
Walter William
Kent Walter
Jasper Walt.

Out of the girls...
Frankie, sweet as, my stepcousin's daughter is Frankie;
Also like Anouk.

None of the others are my style.
Eta: congrats on your BFP!

Edited by Flimsy*But*Fun, 22 January 2013 - 05:40 PM.


#4 kerilyntaryn

Posted 22 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

Vincent
Theodore
felix
Arthur
Errol
Gerald
Gerard
Harold
Magnus
Milo
Rex
Frederick
George
Harry
Martin
Perry
Randall
Victor
Robert
Richard
Roland
Rupert
Stanley
Wilbert
Wesley

Prudence
Temperance
Heather
Hazel
Ida
Delphine
Delma
Ailsa
Ada
Cora
Nora
Maeve
Odette
Phoebe
Penelope
Ruth
Sadie
Sally
Victoria
Yvette


Elsie


#5 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 22 January 2013 - 05:54 PM

love manon
for boys anything but wolf and ace........

#6 la di dah

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:07 PM

Congrats!

Wolf is my brother's middle name. He has always liked it and I like it too, but it was a bit of a family name.

I like Ace but I've generally heard it as a nick for Alexander. Similarly I'd also like it for Alastair though that's less traditional I think.

Roux is nice but while I love the pronunciation, I prefer the spelling Rue, because I like the herbal/floral connotations. And roux does make me think of gravy, sorry.

Other ideas:
Girls
Rosalba
Margaux
Ria
Marisol
Mara
Ninon, Nina
Sabine, Simone

Boys
Fox
Rio
Jethro, Yitro
Ezra
Arik
Ari, Avi
Bram

#7 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:13 PM

Enzo and Manon are quite good but I don't really like any of the others.

Suggestions:
Louis and Vincent
Louis and Edgar
Louis and Quinn/Quinten/Quinlan
Louis and Baxter
Louis and Dexter
Louis and Archer
Louis and Saxon
Louis and Jude
Louis and Julius/Julian
Louis and Brady
Louis and Byron
Louis and Alistair
Louis and Erik/Eric
Louis and Seamus
Louis and Sebastian
Louis and Tobias
Louis and Elias
Louis and Elliot
Louis and Seth
Louis and Marcus
Louis and Victor
Louis and Finlay
Louis and Flynn
Louis and Oscar

Louis and Elsa
Louis and Asha
Louis and Elke
Louis and Indira/Indigo
Louis and Erica
Louis and Serena
Louis and Samara
Louis and Vienna
Louis and Zahli/Zahlia
Louis and Xanthe/Xanthia
Louis and Tabitha
Louis and Isla
Louis and Dominica/Dominique
Louis and Maisie
Louis and Tess/Tessa
Louis and Harriet
Louis and Henrietta
Louis and Susannah
Louis and Willow
Louis and Helena
Louis and Freya
Louis and Mali
Louis and Yasmin

#8 dorkalicious

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

Adore Enzo and strangely like Walter!


Frankie is a fav of mine but I could only imagine using it as a nickname and don't like the full versions much. Anouk is quite good but when I read your list I immediately thought 'Lux'.

Congrats on the BFP!



#9 la di dah

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:26 PM

I will say I like Frankie, but only short for Frances or Francesca.

#10 ubermum

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:28 PM

I like Walter and Wolf. I do a lot of cooking and just can't like Roux, that's a sister for Stock. LDD has some very good suggestions.


#11 eachschoolholidays

Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:31 PM

Frankie and Iggy but only if they are nicknames for Francesca and Ignatius

#12 Le-a

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:00 PM

QUOTE (Sassy Girl @ 22/01/2013, 07:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
IMO they are all awful and any child named any of those names is likely to be bullied.


The funny thing about this comment is that I have a really, really, unusual name that you would probably think is "awful", yet I was never teased for it despite growing up in quite a backwards, narrow minded country town (apologies to my townsfolk).

It's not the kids who have a problem with "weird" names, it's their parents - some kids will pick up on this and run with it, use it to bully. But if they aren't being teased for a name it's for the lunch they brought with them that day or the shoes they wear or that they kissed their dad when they got dropped off at school that morning. Kids will find something.

I am eternally grateful for the name my parents gave me. It is unique, and suits me. Whatsmore I think i suit IT, and that, to me, is a gift (to live up to a name).

I hope to give that to my children, as well.

I think I agree with PP about Roux. I just love the spelling, but it is too foody.

Great suggestions everyone, especially la di dah. I do love Fox but I already know one. How do you pronounce Yitro?

Keep the suggestions coming good people of EB land!

#13 la di dah

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:36 PM

I've heard a little bit of accent-jiggling before, but usually Yee-tro.

#14 Le-a

Posted 22 January 2013 - 07:58 PM

I love Lux btw!

#15 Gudrun

Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:10 AM

I like Louis and Wolf and Louis and Manon.


Thoughts:

Axel
Claude
Amos
Ezra
Emile
Ira
Otto
Remy
Silas
Saul
Theo
Raphael

Coco
Juno
Miette
Mimi
Mignon
Mara
Soleil
Odile
Pippa
Tessa
Minette
Giselle
Patrice
Aurore
Celeste
Colette
Cecile

#16 José

Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:25 AM

Those are names I would never choose so feel free to discard my opinion but the ones I prefer are enzo and walter. With frankie as a nn for a more formal name.

#17 little lion

Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:46 AM

Manon is swoon worthy but I wonder if the typical Aussie accent would butcher it.

Remy would be my pick for Louis's brother.

#18 vanessa71

Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:19 AM

Congrats on the BFP!

I like Iggy and Anouk.


#19 Z-girls rock

Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:17 AM

I LOVE:
Wolf or  Iggy

I LOVE

Anouk

#20 Country (deci)Mel

Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:26 AM

Walter and Anouk

Walter is a rip snorter of a name and is way more effortlessly cool than some of your others which (please don't take offence) seem to be trying a little too hard.



#21 lactasticmama

Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

*swoon*

Alba & Wolf are my faves from your list.

Frankie & Ace are awesome also.

Ooh I do like Roux too! (DD3's nn is Roo)

#22 Le-a

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:11 PM

PippityRoo your kids have awesome names! I would love to hear some of your name cast-offs?? Pls...

#23 tres-chic

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:24 PM

Wow, gorgeous names.

I love Enzo and Anouk!

#24 lafonda

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:35 PM

All your choices are NMS, but I want a daughter calls Aubrey so feel free to ignore me.

#25 schnookaberg

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:37 PM

Another vote for Anouk





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