Jump to content

Need a boys name to match DDs name


  • Please log in to reply
15 replies to this topic

#1 MadnessCraves

Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:23 PM

Can you please help my husband and I agree on a boy's name we would both like? We're not pregnant but TTC.

Our DD is Rosemary and we want something to match it.


My husband has okay'd

Harry
Owen
Thomas
James


But has refused

Henry
Oscar
Oswald
Walter
Odin
Alexander
Ethan
Edward (thanks Twilight, even though my grandfather is called this)

Now the names he has approved don't jump out at me hugely. I want something 'old world' but not so old world people will think he's going on 90.

Any suggestion would be great thanks! original.gif



#2 Nastyflea

Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:27 PM

Matthew
Marcus
I've got a friend who wants to call her son Edwin, but I think it might be a bit old mannish.

Call him Henry and use Harry as the nickname, like Prince harry does.  Win win then!

#3 Mrs Darcy

Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:32 PM

Rohan

#4 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 09 February 2013 - 06:57 PM

Rosemary and:

Nicholas
Callum
Cameron
Jonah



#5 Gudrun

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:03 PM

I second Marcus.  Others:

Martin
Simon
Stuart
Eric
Paul
Timothy
Stephen
Philip
Adrian
Julian
Ian

#6 Mrs Lannister

Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:09 PM

Adam

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:10 PM

Harry - nice
Owen - goes great
Thomas - nice
James - love it

what about

Eamon
Nathan
Edwin
Edison
Edmund
Theodore
Nicolas
Gavin
Evan
Ewan
angus
Charles
douglas
lewis
miles
silas
Jonathon
Oliver
Cameron
simon
simeon
Stephen
perry
terry
Zachary
alastair
peter
Elliott
eric
eli
elias
Vaughn
stewart
jared

#8 Bony Mum

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:22 PM

Darcy Nathan or Nathaniel

It depends what your last name is too, sometimes the first name just doesn't go with a surname.

#9 Funwith3

Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:28 PM

Love Harry and Owen out of your names. James is too overdone.

#10 Gudrun

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:57 AM

I know siblings Rosemary and Gideon.  Pretty good sibset?

#11 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

James Thomas

Thomas James

Owen James

James Owen

Thomas Owen

Owen Thomas

I like Harry as well but not as much as J, T or O

#12 Sif

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:05 AM

My first thought was Henry! D'oh...

Thomas or James would go really well with Rosemary, too! I don't know if you call her a nickname but Rosie and Jimmy is kind of cute!

#13 cinnabubble

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:06 AM

Hugh.

Edited by cinnabubble, 10 February 2013 - 10:07 AM.


#14 B.Nasty

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:10 AM

Benjamin

#15 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:14 PM

I think Owen is best with Rosemary from your list of names you can use.

Suggestions:
Rosemary and Julian/Julius
Rosemary and Sebastian
Rosemary and Alistair
Rosemary and Theodore
Rosemary and Marcus
Rosemary and Darcy
Rosemary and Elliot
Rosemary and Vincent
Rosemary and Phillip
Rosemary and Patrick
Rosemary and Spencer
Rosemary and Leonard
Rosemary and Atticus
Rosemary and Christian
Rosemary and Lewis
Rosemary and Quinlan
Rosemary and Francis
Rosemary and Eric
Rosemary and Alec
Rosemary and Tobias
Rosemary and Harrison
Rosemary and Michael
Rosemary and Christopher
Rosemary and Andrew
Rosemary and Murray
Rosemary and Adam
Rosemary and Damien
Rosemary and Paul
Rosemary and Fraser
Rosemary and Daniel

#16 Reubsmum77

Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:45 PM

Reuben
Stanley
Edmund
Jasper
Felix




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Win a Springfree Trampoline!

Click now for your chance to WIN a Springfree Trampoline (R54 Compact Round) plus Australia-wide delivery ? valued up to $1774!

Midwife's hand inside birth canal for 90 minutes saves baby's life

Baby Emelia's arrival into the world wasn't exactly smooth sailing.

Melbourne - get your FREE tickets!

Register now for your free ticket (valued at $20) for the Melbourne Essential Baby & Toddler Show, presented by Blackmores.

It's really hard work, baby, but still worth it

You are over it and you want to know, is this all worth it?

Vitamin K injections: what you need to know

Why do babies need vitamin K after birth? Here's what you need to know.

Mum's emotional letter on last day of maternity leave

A heartfelt letter from a mum to her nine-week-old son has a struck a chord with working mothers everywhere.

What I learnt after having six miscarriages

Experiencing recurrent miscarriage is like entering an endless dark tunnel. Once you enter that tunnel it is a fight from start to finish

Recall issued for popular brand of baby biscuits

You will want to check your cupboard and give these the flick, after a recall was issued this week.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

See Pinky McKay live - for FREE

Pinky will be speaking daily at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show, Melbourne, 28-30 April. Free tickets now!

 

Last chance for free tickets

See Pinky McKay live - for FREE

Pinky will be speaking daily at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show, Melbourne, 28-30 April. Free tickets now!

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.