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#1 haylee99

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:14 AM

So we have our 3rd baby due in 3 weeks and we are torn with names. We have two boys and can't seem to agree on another boys name (we don't know what we are having but girls names are all sorted) We have a Jai and Sam already. My husband wants Taj and I want Zac. Max has always been a name we both like since our first born but as you live with it for so long it does slide down the list. We like short names and I feel Zac goes so much better with jai and sam then Taj. My husband thinks it doesn't matter if all the names go but I do.....OPINONS please and any other suggestions??

#2 erindiv

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:20 AM

Zac goes much better IMO. Taj and Jai together would be a bit of a mouthful.

I do love Max though.

#3 Astrocyte

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:23 AM

I like Zac better. Zac also goes better with your other boys names than Taj does

#4 emlis22

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:28 AM

Another vote for Zac.

#5 haylee99

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:40 AM

Are there any other suggestions that I can throw into the mix just to really confuse and frustrate my hubby biggrin.gif

I totally agree, jai and taj is a mouthful and taj can be very hard to pronounce in sentences.

Thanks to everyone posting replies.. I shall show my husband them ALL

#6 emlis22

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:50 AM


#7 strawberry blondes

Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:34 AM

I really don't like the name Taj, don't know why but it's just one of those names that makes me cringe.

Love Max and Zac, Max would be my pick out of the 2.

#8 Bel Rowley

Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:37 AM

I'd go with Max. Not really a fan of Zac.

#9 dimensionk

Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:22 PM

Max for sure out of those, though it is pretty popular at the moment (still a better choice IMO).

#10 dimensionk

Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:27 PM

PS I PM'ed you another suggestion

#11 Marley&Me

Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:44 PM

I love Zac & then Max. Taj is NMS sorry....

#12 Gudrun

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:09 PM


#13 Imaginary friend

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:30 PM

QUOTE (Sassy Girl @ 31/01/2013, 02:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I can't stand Taj as it's a name that has been made up  sick.gif

I prefer Zac or Max, preferably as nn's for something else eg Zachariah and Maximus

I always think of the Taj Mahal - and thats been around a long time now. wink.gif

OP said they like short names so I dont think Maximus and Zachariah would really fit the bill.

I dont mind Taj but I agree with PP's it's not really right with Jai - bit like each others names in reverse.

I like Max.

Some other short boys names I like












#14 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:49 PM

QUOTE (erindiv @ 31/01/2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Zac goes much better IMO. Taj and Jai together would be a bit of a mouthful.

I do love Max though.

I agree with this


#15 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:37 PM

Max is the best option and I think it's best with Jai and Sam too.

#16 secret~sammy

Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:41 PM

What about Tal? - I agree that Taj and Jai are too similar to work well as a sibset.


Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:56 PM

Short names I like are:


#18 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:33 PM

I honestly don't think our opinions would help much, in that it's really the decision of you and your DH - doesn't matter if we all prefer a name, it's who gets their choice (if anyone).

We had two choices for DD and two backups, once we saw DD we knew which one suited her best - ended up being DP's first choice and my second choice. Maybe leave the decision until you meet your DS?

If you're looking for short names though, here's a long list of three letter names - maybe something will jump out?


I like names like Leo, Wes, Dan, Con and Ian - and if you're willing to go slightly longer I also like Grey.

#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:06 PM

I think keep with the 3 letters

zac is great,  max goes well too



Edited by kerilyntaryn, 31 January 2013 - 10:10 PM.

#20 MooGuru

Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:13 PM

QUOTE (secret~sammy @ 31/01/2013, 04:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about Tal? - I agree that Taj and Jai are too similar to work well as a sibset.

Seconded. Tahl would be less of a mouthful than Taj in the sibset.
I like max over zac (solely because I heard the name Zac and started singing mmmmbop)

#21 tres-chic

Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:35 PM

QUOTE (fifi-trixibelle @ 31/01/2013, 04:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Max is the best option and I think it's best with Jai and Sam too.


#22 schnookaberg

Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

I like Zac the most

How about:

#23 haylee99

Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:17 AM

I know everyone has their own opinions but it’s justgreat to have a little fun with names and to post your name options to see whatother people think and to hear feedback! I totally agree with all the comments.. Zac and Max a defhit and we will wait and see what bubba, firstly if it is a boy or girl, and what they look like, and hopefully (fingerscrossed) we both agree!

Thanks so much for everyone’s posts, love it when mothers come together to help

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