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#1 LenaK

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:04 PM

Hi Ladies

DS was nameless for over a week when he was born, so I am trying to be a little more organised this time around!

Girls
I posted a few weeks ago about using a Dutch name, Evelien (pronounced Ay-veh-leen) and I think for a girl its still my front runner but chasing some opinions on the following:

Evelien Joy
Heidi Joy
Maja Grace

Boys
Middle name will be Roel.  Difficult to spell pheonetically - maybe Rule or Roo-el? Its almost a half syllable?. First names are:

Xander
Aiden
Lucas
Oliver
Payton
Owen

I am leaning towards Xander Roel but need some feedback :-)  Or any other suggestions!!!

Oh, our DS is Liam.

Edited by LenaK, 13 February 2013 - 08:14 PM.


#2 T&K

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

Heidi Joy and Owen Roel biggrin.gif

#3 Born Three

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

Heidi and Xander for me!

#4 Gudrun

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:11 PM

I'll come back in a min but you've spelt Evelien 2 different ways in your post. I think it should be this one.

#5 LenaK

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:14 PM

Oh yeah, sorry  - thanks Gudrun, typo. Edited to fix!

(and again becuase I have a busy toddler on my lap and typing is a challange)

Edited by LenaK, 13 February 2013 - 08:15 PM.


#6 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:16 PM

I prefer Maja of all your name options, but don't like the MN Grace at all. Maja Evalien would be my pick if I could mix it up; Heidi Joy if I can't.

I would prefer Alexander Roel to Xander, and that would be my frontrunner. If Alexander wasn't an option then I'd prefer Owen Roel and then Lucas Roel in that order; none of the others compare.

#7 tres-chic

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

Heidi Joy and Maja Grace are DIVINE. I can't split them, or fault them.

I love Owen.

#8 kerilyntaryn

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:25 PM

I posted a few weeks ago about using a Dutch name, Evelien (pronounced Ay-veh-leen) and I think for a girl its still my front runner but chasing some opinions on the following:

Evelien Joy - nice
Heidi Joy - love it
Maja Grace - ok,  prefer Maya spelling though

Xander - ok  
Aiden - goes best with Liam
Lucas  - depends if you want all L names or not,  good
Oliver - nice
Payton - sorry don't like for a boy
Owen - nice,  not sure it goes with Liam though



#9 VJs Mummy

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:27 PM

maja and xander
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#10 Gudrun

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:29 PM

Love Evelien Joy but only if it is pronounced [ever-leen].

Heidi Joy is a nice combo too.

For a boy I would favour Lucas Roel or Aiden Roel.   I'd have to concede that Owen goes well with Liam even though it's not a favourite of mine.

Boy suggestions:

Stefan
Casper
Anton

#11 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:38 PM

Definitely Heidi and Oliver.

#12 Bel Rowley

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:43 AM

I like Oliver Roel, but would really like Alexander Roel. Owen is great with Liam, but not so great with Roel.

I'm slowly warming to Evelien. Evelien Joy is very nice. I like Heidi and Maja too, but don't like Grace as a middle name. Any of the 3 is good really.




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