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#1 Bluestocking

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:43 PM

Hypothetically....

I have two kids who's names end in '-en'.

So I like slightly different names. And the '-en' just works well with our surname. What would you suggest to go with them?

Edited by Excentrique, 02 February 2013 - 08:59 AM.


#2 mini mac

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:46 PM

Corben

#3 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:48 PM

Ayden, Bayden, Cayden, Dayden, Eayden, Fayden, Gayden (perhaps not), Hayden...etc...Zayden.

#4 Jenflea

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:49 PM

Vivien, can be either gender I think too, though not commonly a boy these days.


#5 schnookaberg

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:52 PM

Gretchen
Arwen
Soren


#6 Sif

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:55 PM

Harlen
Tristen
Damien

Kristen
Karen
Anwen
Carmen


#7 chickendrumstick

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

Griffen
Anwen
Bastien
Carmen
Camden
Ellen
Stephen
Torsten
Raven
Sebastien
Reuben
Kirsten
Kristen
Lauren
Lucien
Gaelen
Gwen
Imogen

#8 Bel Rowley

Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

Lauren
Helen
Anwen
Karen
Kristen
Kirsten
Arwen

Adrien
Soren
Bastien
Owen
Ewen
Ruben
Sven
Damien
Fabien
Holden
Lucien

Eden (either gender)

#9 The 7 Dwarfs

Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:05 PM

Ellen
Elowen
Gwen
Helen
Kirsten
Lauren
Tamsen

Finnen
Hayden
Julien
Raiden
Stephen
Torben
Warren

#10 la di dah

Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:26 PM

Girls
Branwen
Vivien
Carmen
Anwen
Rhoswen
Lilwen
Kathleen, Katrien
Rosaleen
Gwendolen

Close in sound and end in n: Lillian, Morgan, Tamsin, Thomasin, Caitlin, Saffron.

Boys
Linden
Owen
Oren
Hadrien
Reuben
Allen

Close: Corbin, Aidan, Tobin, Finn/Finnegen/Finnian, Ronan, Samson, Penn.

#11 Plaxy

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:10 PM

I've includen 'in's and 'on's as well... as I think eg Imogen and Rhiannon or Tamasin go well..

girls

Maren
Seren
Rhiannon
Bronwen
Magdalen
Rowen
Darien
Tamasin
Golden
Silken
Carlen
Mabyn
Nolwenn

boys

Rowan
Rohan
Justin
Cameron
Corin
Donovan
Jensen
Tristan
Tyson
Ronan


#12 ivelsfancy

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:40 PM

One of my favourite boys names Augusten.

#13 Mrs Lannister

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:47 PM

Logan

#14 anna76

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:49 PM

Reuben
Ben
Jackson
Rowan
Benjamin

#15 Ymarferol angel

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:55 PM

Dwynwen
Edwen
Mairwen

Sadwen
Turien
Xanten

#16 anna76

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:58 PM

Sharon? Darren? Karen?
Couldn't help myself biggrin.gif

#17 Plaxy

Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:58 PM

I left off one of my favourite girl's en names =

Ceridwen

#18 Gudrun

Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:10 PM

Cullen
Esben
Morgan
Larsen
Morten
Severin
Carsten
Arlen
Aurelien
Sheldon
Sheridan
Octavian

Eden
Maiken
Marion
Reidun
Bethan
Idun
Keelin
Meggen/Megan
Ceinwen
Merran/Merryn
Morgan

Edited by Gudrun, 01 February 2013 - 10:13 PM.


#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:24 PM

Reuben
Damien
Glen
Jaden
Jensen
Kellen
Landen
Owen
Lucien
Rayden
Rowen

seren
suellen
joellen
joeleen
joleen
maryellen
Briellen
Carwen
Kirsten
Kristen
Lauren
Caren
Gretchen
Eden
Ellen
Eileen
Arleen
Janeen
Kathleen
Kayleen
Rayleen
Colleen
Bronwen
Branwen
Carmen
Helen

#20 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:30 AM

Imogen, Coen and:

Reuben
Aidan
Logan
Aaron
Regan
Keegan
Corbin
Brayden
Ryan
Bryan
Jordan
Quentin
Sheridan


Caitlin
Lauren
Erin
Jocelyn
Megan
Madeline
Kristin
Kirsten
Rhiannon





#21 Bluestocking

Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:06 AM

I'm liking:

Gretchen
Arwen
Gwendolen
Magdalen
Ceridwen

Lucien
Reuben




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