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#1 SplashingRainbows

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:00 AM

Not pregnant, just thinking about #2 and gathering ideas

I tend to like classic names that are easy to spell and pronounce. Popularity doesn't bother me either way too much although I think our favourite girls name from our first pregnancy might be too popular for me to use now.

So naming gurus - what would you suggest?



#2 calico

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:24 AM

I know a sibset Lachlan and Benjamin.

James
David
Thomas

Grace
Emilia
Katherine

Edited by calico, 27 January 2013 - 09:58 AM.


#3 ShamelesslyPooks

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:30 AM

I don't know why but I thought "Lachlan and Melody". Maybe it's from a book or something? Sprung straight to mind.

Other suggestions...

Hamish
James
Mark

Grace
Ava
Olivia

#4 Just Another Cat

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:39 AM

I love the name Lachlan. I like the sound of

Lachlan & Emma
Or
Lachlan & Daniel

#5 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:05 AM

With a Lachlan I would put:

Joseph
Jonah
Elias
Jeremy

Bridget
Zara
Felicity
Kate



#6 Mama8

Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:09 AM

I have a Lachlan and his siblings are:
Michael
Benjamin
Thomas
Briannah
Caitlin and Penelope

#7 Holidayromp

Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:17 AM

Lachlan and Felicity?

#8 kerilyntaryn

Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:33 AM

Callum
Cameron
Dylan
Eamon
Rohan
Ryan
Kieran
Riley
Blake
Finlay

Amelia
Camille
Elise
Fiona
Genevieve
Imogen
Jasmine
Kristen
Miranda
Olivia
Penelope
Saskia



#9 Gudrun

Posted 27 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

Angus
Alistair
Alexander
Fraser

Elspeth
Isobel
Eleanor
Kirsty

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:08 AM

Hamish

Taryn
Tegan
Megan

#11 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:13 AM

I love Lachlan.

Suggestions:
Lachlan and Benjamin
Lachlan and Alexander
Lachlan and Mitchell
Lachlan and Oliver
Lachlan and Thomas
Lachlan and Timothy
Lachlan and Hamish
Lachlan and Henry
Lachlan and Damien
Lachlan and Harrison
Lachlan and Tobias
Lachlan and Adam
Lachlan and Elliot
Lachlan and Blake
Lachlan and Samuel
Lachlan and Sebastian
Lachlan and Ethan
Lachlan and Patrick
Lachlan and Jacob
Lachlan and James
Lachlan and Jude
Lachlan and Oscar
Lachlan and Theodore
Lachlan and Anthony
Lachlan and Xavier
Lachlan and Finlay
Lachlan and Darcy
Lachlan and Nathaniel
Lachlan and Matthew
Lachlan and Michael
Lachlan and Noah
Lachlan and Seth
Lachlan and Vincent
Lachlan and Julius
Lachlan and Isaac

Lachlan and Zara
Lachlan and Sophie/Sophia
Lachlan and Emma/Emmeline/Emily
Lachlan and Alexandra
Lachlan and Hannah
Lachlan and Amy
Lachlan and Annabelle/Annabella
Lachlan and Imogen
Lachlan and Isabelle/Isabella
Lachlan and Olivia
Lachlan and Paige
Lachlan and Samara
Lachlan and Eleanor/Eleanora
Lachlan and Annika
Lachlan and Harriet
Lachlan and Ella
Lachlan and Phoebe
Lachlan and Philippa
Lachlan and Bethany
Lachlan and Natalia
Lachlan and Madeleine
Lachlan and Erica
Lachlan and Jemima
Lachlan and Scarlett
Lachlan and Charlotte
Lachlan and Mia
Lachlan and Claire/Clara
Lachlan and Tess/Tessa
Lachlan and Maisie
Lachlan and Matilda
Lachlan and Fiona
Lachlan and Amelia
Lachlan and Jessica
Lachlan and Abigail
Lachlan and Susannah
Lachlan and Elise

#12 SplashingRainbows

Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:55 PM

Thanks for the suggestions everyone - keep them coming.

Interesting to see a few pop up repeatedly - James, Grace, Olivia, Zara - all lovely. Unfortunately James is out due to a close connection and much as I love Olivia, I'm just not sure I can do it having seen that awful childrens show based on Olivia the pig  sad.gif

I adore Grace - but am somewhat worried any daughter of mine would become a walking parody with such a name. Sadly grace I have not.

Fifi-trixibelle - thank you for such a comprehensive list. I think we must have very similar naming styles as you've managed to pick Lachlan's middle name, the second choice we had for Lachlan when he was born, our previous first choice for a girl, and a huge number of family names which we love but are too close to use.

What do you think of Dominic or Zachary?

#13 SplashingRainbows

Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

Ok here is my list so far ...

Boys
Zachary
Dominic
Samuel
Sebastian
Oscar
Theodore
Xavier
Darcy


Girls
Zara
Emmeline
Annabel
Jemima
Audrey
Claudia
Genevieve
Vivienne

Edited by brighton14, 27 January 2013 - 02:23 PM.


#14 Gudrun

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:48 PM

With Lachlan I choose:


Samuel
Xavier


Zara
Audrey

#15 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:25 PM

Boys
Zachary- good
Dominic- very nice
Samuel- lovely
Sebastian- lovely
Oscar- nice
Theodore- lovely
Xavier- good
Darcy- lovely


Girls
Zara- lovely
Emmeline- lovely
Annabel- nice, but Annabelle is beautiful
Jemima- nice
Audrey- nice
Claudia- lovely
Genevieve- nice
Vivienne - ok

Samuel and Zara are my favourites.




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