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#1 Gypsy lady

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:14 AM

I'm pregnant with baby number 2 and having a bit of difficulty coming up with names. Our first son's name is Lucas. Any advice/ name suggestions would be great. Preferably something a bit beachy and a little bit different.
GIRL
Oakley
Layne (probably not right with Lucas)
Ivy (not that beachy but still like it)
Pearl (can't use this name but love it)

BOY
Flynn
Finn
Nate

Don't really like Kai or Taj




Edited by Gypsy lady, 09 February 2013 - 01:20 AM.


#2 Gypsy lady

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:23 AM

I also like the name Isla but my husband is not so keen

#3 Praetor VitaeChel

Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:51 AM

Girl
Leilani (Hawaiian name meaning heavenly Blossom). *My niece has this name and most people say how beautiful it is.
Summer *have known several girls named Summer. Not my favourite thing to name after a season, but lots of people like it.
Roxy (derivative of Roxanne meaning Dawn) *Have known a Roxy and she was pretty difficult, but lots of people love the name.
Genevieve (Celtic name meaning white wave)
Coco (French) *Beachy aspect is after the surfer Coco Ho.


Kelly (for boy or girl - Irish/Gaelic) *Beachy aspect is after the surfer Kelly Slater.

Boy
Brody (Irish/Gaelic possible meaning could be Brother )
Dax (English meaning Water) *know a Dax - he is a talented Dancer
Dane (English origin meaning from Denmark) *Beachy aspect is after the surfer Dane Reynolds. Also it is DSs name, but we named him after a friend.


#4 Cinda Billy

Posted 09 February 2013 - 06:46 AM

I have a friend and her daughter is Malibu. I think it's such a cute, different, beachy name biggrin.gif

#5 Zanbam

Posted 09 February 2013 - 06:57 AM

Sydney beaches that might be nice:
Avalon (Ava)
Bronte

Edited by Zanbam, 09 February 2013 - 06:57 AM.


#6 *dreamer*

Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:02 AM

Sandy  biggrin.gif

#7 babychacha

Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:22 AM

QUOTE (*dreamer* @ 09/02/2013, 08:02 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sandy  biggrin.gif


Shelley

#8 Ange remplie

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:11 AM

Marina
Soline


#9 #tootired

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:15 AM

Sonny / Sunny

Cleo

Lenny / Leni / Lennox

Tate

Ryder.

Just a few that sprang to mind.

#10 Helena Handbasket

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:20 AM

Gidget

#11 Yogurtbliss

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:22 AM

Airlie
Ellis

#12 Gudrun

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:31 AM

Lainie
Ondine
Ondina
Marine
Marina
Maris
Maren
Marisa
Coral
Coralie
Oceana
Nerissa
Marisol
Meredith

Ocean
Reef
Neptune
Merlin

Edited by Gudrun, 09 February 2013 - 09:36 AM.


#13 Elemenopee

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:34 AM

Ocea (o-sha)
Skye
Waverly


#14 lovepink

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:40 AM

I think Beau for a boy would be great! Goes nicely with Lucas too IMO.

For a girl, what about ...

Summer
Ariel
Tia
Jazmin
Zoe

#15 PattiODoors

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:49 AM

Marina
Pearl
Shelley or Shell
Sandy
Blue
Roxy
Rio
Goldie


I like the idea of pp's suggestions of beach place names such as Bronte and Avalon. Avalon's a lovely name.
Maybe not Dee Why tho biggrin.gif

And who was that famous surfer, bloke, American, world champion for a few years? Gahhh, my memory....



#16 Elemenopee

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:54 AM

Kelly Slater?

#17 MrsNorthman

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:59 AM

Gidget is a good suggestion.

I know an Ocean as well.




#18 Chelli

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:04 AM

Kalani - unisex name and means Heavenly in Hawaiian. There is a surfer named Kalani Robb original.gif

#19 PattiODoors

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:19 AM

QUOTE (Elemenopee @ 09/02/2013, 10:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kelly Slater?


That's your man. Cheers Elemenopee!

#20 FiveAus

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:21 AM

Sandy

#21 FleaFork

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:27 AM

My kids go to daycare with a family that have Reef, Island, Ocean & Shell!

#22 kerilyntaryn

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:41 AM

Oakley - no
Layne (probably not right with Lucas) ok
Ivy (not that beachy but still like it) ok
Pearl (can't use this name but love it) nice
Isla - nice

others

Oceana
Shelley
Marina
Delphine
Airlie
Laken
Coral
Crystal
Skye
Soleil
Summer
Sunny
Ariel
Sandy
Rell
Skyla
Sailor
Coco
Azure
Aqua
Kaena
Waverly
Coralie
Myrtle

Flynn - ok
Finn - no
Nate - ok, prefer Nathan

Cruz
Harbour
Bodhi
Brody
Sonny
Dane
Kelly
Reef
Ariel
Slater
Sandy
Rocco

#23 Gypsy lady

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:42 AM

Some great suggestions original.gif
Love the names

Sonny (but its my BF's DS name)

Tate (already have a close family friend with this name

Bronte (like but don't love)

Looking for something a little more subtle than ocean, tide, island etc.

If its a girl her middle name will be Lechelle after my mum so Shell/ Shelley are out.

What are people's honest thoughts on Oakley? I love the name but not sure if its just too much of a brand.  

Still love Finn/ Flynn if a boy

#24 Ritaroo

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:52 AM

QUOTE (Cinda Billy @ 09/02/2013, 06:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a friend and her daughter is Malibu. I think it's such a cute, different, beachy name biggrin.gif



QUOTE (headonthedoor @ 09/02/2013, 10:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My kids go to daycare with a family that have Reef, Island, Ocean & Shell!


Good lord. Oakley is terrible. I'm sorry but you asked for an honest opinion. I think Finn and Beau are great. Brodie sounds very surfer like as well.

#25 Pssst...

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:57 AM

What about Reni? It's a variation on Ren which is Japanese for water lily (not quite beachy but still water related)

Reni Lechelle works quite well as does Lucas and Reni

You could go for a colour name like aqua, teal or azure? Not sure if they're too out there for your style though

Boys I got nuthin'!! biggrin.gif




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