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#1 mummmi79

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:24 AM


Wdyt all think of Kai Samuel for a boy?
Our surname is one syllable & starts with 'S'..

Edited by mummmi79, 10 February 2013 - 08:35 AM.

#2 cinnabubble

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:27 AM

Samuel is the traditional spelling, which I prefer.

#3 mummmi79

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:29 AM

QUOTE (cinnabubble @ 10/02/2013, 09:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Samuel is the traditional spelling, which I prefer.

Was a typing mistake & yes I would be spelling it the traditional way!

#4 la di dah

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:29 AM

EDIT: oopsy, cross-posted. I have no beef with Samuel. I also love Samson. original.gif

Edited by la di dah, 10 February 2013 - 08:30 AM.

#5 Peppery

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:31 AM

I don't mind it but I would spell as Kai Samuel.

#6 Funwith3

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:33 AM

Immediately reminds me of the island in Thailand - Koh Samui.

#7 mummmi79

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:36 AM

QUOTE (Sassy Girl @ 10/02/2013, 09:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
As Cinnabubble said Samuel is the correct spelling. I really dislike it when names are spelt incorrectly. I love Samuel but hate Samual.

I also really dislike Kai. It looks either made up or a misspelt girls name  sick.gif

Sorry you must not have realized I had misspelt Samuel..

#8 lynneyours

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:38 AM

QUOTE (Funwith3 @ 10/02/2013, 09:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Immediately reminds me of the island in Thailand - Koh Samui.

I was going to say this too = I thought the topic was about Koh Samui (came in through We Are Discussing)... and clearly can't read  blush.gif

#9 HRH Countrymel

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:39 AM

QUOTE (Funwith3 @ 10/02/2013, 09:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Immediately reminds me of the island in Thailand - Koh Samui.

I actually came in from 'we are discussing' thinking it WAS Koh Samui!

Love Samuel OP... Kai doesn't really float my boat.

#10 Bel Rowley

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:41 AM

It makes me think of Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber's son, Samuel Kai, who I think they call Kai?

I'm not really a fan of Kai, but I love Samuel. Despite that, I can see why Kai appeals to some people, it's just not my kind of name.

#11 B.feral3

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:48 AM

I really dislike Kai, a lot. Samuel is nice. I'd go with that as a first name and use Kai as the middle name if you must.

#12 Cooperdoo

Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:54 AM

That's almost my son's name. Except replace Kai with Jai.

#13 Expelliarmus

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:02 AM

Malachi Samuel would be cool too, Kai for short. original.gif

#14 la di dah

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:07 AM

QUOTE (howdo @ 10/02/2013, 10:02 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Malachi Samuel would be cool too, Kai for short. original.gif

Friend of mine just had a Malachi (not in Australia). I was sliiightly NOOOOO but only because it was on the short list of names DH and I both like.

I also like Mordecai which cuts easily down to Cai. But DH does not. sad.gif

#15 Cooperdoo

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:14 AM

Mordecai immediately makes me think of the cartoon The Regular Show. I've never heard it elsewhere?

#16 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:23 AM

QUOTE (Funwith3 @ 10/02/2013, 09:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Immediately reminds me of the island in Thailand - Koh Samui.

Me too.

I don't like Kai at all.

#17 B.feral3

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:25 AM

QUOTE (howdo @ 10/02/2013, 09:02 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Malachi Samuel would be cool too, Kai for short. original.gif

Wonderful suggestion PP.  cclap.gif

#18 Just Another Cat

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:28 AM

QUOTE (countrymel @ 10/02/2013, 09:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I actually came in from 'we are discussing' thinking it WAS Koh Samui!

I thought the same thing.
FWIW I like both those name but together they just look too much like Koh Samui.

#19 la di dah

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:33 AM

QUOTE (Cooperdoo @ 10/02/2013, 10:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mordecai immediately makes me think of the cartoon The Regular Show. I've never heard it elsewhere?

Whereas I've never heard of the cartoon. original.gif

It's a pretty old Jewish name

#20 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:39 AM

Can you really picture an adult male named Kai?

#21 busy_bee

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:46 AM

QUOTE (Funwith3 @ 10/02/2013, 09:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Immediately reminds me of the island in Thailand - Koh Samui.

Yep, another who came in thinking it was an auto-correct on Koh Samui

#22 Apageintime

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:49 AM

Add me to the list of people thinking it was koi samui

I quite like Samuel but not at all a fan of kai sorry OP.

#23 lovepink

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:50 AM

First thing that came to mind was Koh Samui? But its a nice enough combo with Samuel spelled like that IMO

#24 PatG

Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:59 AM

QUOTE (Old Grey Mare @ 10/02/2013, 09:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Can you really picture an adult male named Kai?

In 20/30 years time there will be plenty of them.....

#25 mummmi79

Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:04 AM

QUOTE (Old Grey Mare @ 10/02/2013, 10:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Can you really picture an adult male named Kai?

I certainly can????

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