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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:44 PM
I'm trying to shortlist some names to give to DP.
Boys names so far I have:
Don't LOVE any, but all possibilities...
(The only one i LOVE is Eva off the girls list)
Zali - I really like but too cutesy?
Eva / Ava?
I've been through so many baby name sites I'm sort of sick of looking at names now, so I was wondering if anyone has any other suggestions? The name has to be easy to spell and prefer it to be popular than unusual (for the sake of spelling and teasing).
The problem I find with girls names is that they sound really pretty and cute for a young girl, but I can't imagine it when my DD would be 40. I liked Autumn, but struck it off for that reason. (We don't know what we're having btw ).
Thanks for any suggestions!
Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:02 PM
I like Liam and Xavier, and Zara and Phoebe best.
Have you thought of middles? Autumn would make a spunky middle.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:10 PM
I quite like Owen and hadn't really thought of that one
Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:11 PM
all nice names there
Zali - I really like but too cutesy? nice, but lots of spellings
Eva / Ava?
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:21 PM
Boys: I like Evan and Liam.
Girls: I like Eva, Jasmine, Rachel, Phoebe and Autumn. I think Autumn is a perfectly fine grown-up name.
Edited by Gudrun, 14 February 2013 - 05:23 PM.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:39 PM
Eva is beautiful and a little less common at the moment than Ava. I also think it's a softer sounding name and rolls off the tongue better (it's on our list for baby #3 too).
From your boys names I like Cameron the most.
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