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#1 Cinda Billy

Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:46 AM

Hi everyone,

Im after you opinion on boys names, this is our second son, our 1st son is BILLY PAUL

I really like names that you dont hear too often but not too different.
I like names like:




my husband loves ABEL but I just cant seem to get my head around it.... what do you think and are there any other name suggestions? biggrin.gif

#2 Kiki M

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:02 AM

From your list I like Dayne, but probably prefer it spelled Dane.

Ryder is nms. Marley reminds me of the dog.

Other suggestions:


#3 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:12 AM

I like Abel the best but I don't think it goes that well with Billy.  

My pick of your options is Marley, but the others would be fine too. Prefer the Dane spelling.

Marley Dane makes a good combo.

#4 Cinda Billy

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:23 AM

Thanks for your opinions.

Not sure Elliot goes with Billy LOL (BILLY ELLIOT)

I forgot to mention middle name will be Allen after my dad.
Its so hard picking names.....

#5 Gudrun

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:30 AM

With Allen as MN I would choose Dane, maybe Ryder.  Both Marley and Abel are 'awkward' with MN Allen.

Or go Allen Ryder or Allen Dane, known as the MN.

#6 IamAuntyA

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:53 AM

I like Abel but not with Allen as a middle name.
Ryder Allen sounds good original.gif

#7 Bel Rowley

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

Abel is the only one of the mentioned names I like, if I had to choose one of the others it would be Marley.

#8 tres-chic

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

I like Marley the best.

#9 happyapple

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:44 PM

I heard an interesting name yesterday - Rafferty, Raff for short. My DH vetoed it straight away sadly... X


#10 Cinda Billy

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

Marley is probably my favourite, I think its such a cool name, but I worry about people thinking its a dogs name unsure.gif
Rafferty is really cool, however we have a long last name and it will be too much of a mouth full.
Im surprised about how many people actually like Abel, my husband totally loves the name.

#11 miinii

Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:32 PM

Marley is my Fav form your list original.gif

#12 SuboptimallyPooks

Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:49 PM

I love love love Abel.

#13 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:03 PM

I definitely prefer Marley but I wouldn't have a Marley and a Billy.

#14 kerilyntaryn

Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:29 PM

I think Marley goes the best out of those choices but don't think it goes with Billy,  or Marlow

maybe Danny/Daniel

#15 Cinda Billy

Posted 08 February 2013 - 03:37 PM

Please help guys.... still after a boys name.
To go with his brother Billy.
Middle name will be Allen (after my dad) Surname is 3 syllables starting with G, So its quiet long and ends in "ON" So names like Hayden, mason, kayden etc... just dont go. I dont want a name that is really common either.

#16 Gudrun

Posted 08 February 2013 - 04:11 PM


Edited by Gudrun, 08 February 2013 - 04:40 PM.

#17 kerilyntaryn

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:12 PM


#18 little lion

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:26 PM


#19 Plaxy

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:34 PM

Willy Paul and

Frank Allen
Barney Allen
Geordie Allen
Nate Allen
Rafe Allen
Nico Allen

#20 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:17 PM


#21 April girl

Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:21 PM

If you have a Billy stay away from Dayne. Reminds me of the actor Billy Zane who has over plucked lady eyebrows.

#22 schnookaberg

Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:25 PM


#23 la di dah

Posted 08 February 2013 - 11:51 PM

I definitely like Abel the best of those. Not ideal with Allen though.

I would have thought Dayne and Marley were girls.

Other ideas:
Michael - I like Mick and Mike as NNs.
Abram, Amos, Ambrose, Asa (still not perfect with Allen but at least don't have their own l's too like Abel Allen)

#24 Wildence

Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:04 AM

QUOTE (Kiki M @ 24/01/2013, 12:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
From your list I like Dayne, but probably prefer it spelled Dane.

Dane Allen sounds good to me original.gif

#25 Cinda Billy

Posted 09 February 2013 - 06:56 AM

Thanks ladies will run these past my husband, still fond of Dane and I like Tyler too but some of your suggestions are really good!It was so easy picking billy as its a family name. This time is so hard we both don't agree on anything.

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