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#1 Mishka79

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:06 PM

Just wanting opinions on boys names...I like Samuel but hubby like Donny. Middle name will be James either way.
Which do you prefer???Bubs is due in 2 weeks!!
Girls name is already agreed on!

#2 Therese

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:13 PM

Samuel James is a lovely name.

#3 José

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:15 PM


#4 alwayshappy

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

Dislike both but Samuel is the better of the two by far.

#5 Poss and Soss

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:18 PM


#6 fruitbat72

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

I thought of Donny from New Kids on the Block when I saw that

Samuel is SO much nicer

#7 sarahec

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:26 PM


#8 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:28 PM

Donny........Donny........He cannot be serious!

#9 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:34 PM

Samuel James is lovely.

Donny is  roll2.gif  roll2.gif  roll2.gif  roll2.gif  roll2.gif.

#10 QueenIanthe

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:39 PM

Donny is just.... no. Samuel is fantastic.

#11 Imaginary friend

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:51 PM

I agree with the others - I far prefer Samuel

#12 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

Definitely Samuel.

I can get behind Donal and Donnell, I knew a Dante who went by Don, Donald is a bit NMS but Donny is way too cutesy for me.

#13 ~Supernova~

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:53 PM

I don't like either TBH. But Donny, is he for real?! yeah no lol

#14 MummyLyss

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:56 PM


#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:59 PM



Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

No competition.


#17 HappyPhantom

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:21 PM

Samuel, by a mile...The one in my tummy will be a Samuel if its a boy...middle name either James or William

#18 Mishka79

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

He love donny because it is a USA sprint car driver!My only concern with Samuel is that our surname starts with s as well. Will that be too many s's?!
Thanks for all your responses!!I'm thinking Samuel is the winner!!

#19 Imaginary friend

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

QUOTE (Dabri @ 25/01/2013, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can get behind Donal and Donnell, I knew a Dante who went by Don, Donald is a bit NMS but Donny is way too cutesy for me.

Yes,  I agree - I can handle Donny as a babyish nn that child later grows out of, the same way you might use Sammy from Samuel when he is little -  Donovan is a name I like that you could do this with.

#20 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:44 PM

Samuel S would be fine

here's always the famous Donny Osmond,  Donovan would be ok

#21 Gudrun

Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:30 AM

Yep, agree with PPs. I like Donal and Donovan but I can't come at Donny.

So unless it could be one of those two definitely Samuel.  An S surname would not worry me.

#22 José

Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:41 AM

I dislike alliteration in names so I probably wouldn't choose Samuel with an s surname,  however,  I'd take alliteration over donny.

#23 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:07 AM

Donovan NN Donny is quite nice

#24 Freddie'sMum

Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:23 AM

Team Samuel - by a country mile.

Donny - no.  Just NO.

#25 Plaxy

Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:26 AM

QUOTE (feliz6 @ 26/01/2013, 02:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I dislike alliteration in names so I probably wouldn't choose Samuel with an s surname,  however,  I'd take alliteration over donny.

Agree! I also like Donal and Donovan nickname Donny.

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