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#1 naturalgoodness

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:17 PM

For the first time, I am at an absolute loss as to where to start for baby names. In the past I have bought a book and combed through it ticking and crossing, eventually coming up with a few first/middle name options that we white board and walk past for a few weeks before coming to a final girl & boy combination.

This time I have barely had the energy to look online, let alone get serious!

I already have
Julian Elijah
Grace Alexandra
Callum Jacob
Eloise Abigail

I don't need to be super matchy/matchy - as you can see from my signature I have very diverse ages - if there was to be any matching it would be with the youngest two.

We have no idea whether its a boy or girl and we have a 3 syllable surname (but simple and relatively common).

I would love some ideas thrown around if anyone is interested  huh.gif



#2 IamAuntyA

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:41 PM

100% Callum for a boy
I LOVE Callum hopefully one day I'll have my own Callum. wub.gif

Callum Jacob and Callum Elijah both sound nice original.gif

For the girls names I prefer Grace but don't mind Eloise either  
I prefer the middle name Abigail for both first names tho original.gif

#3 Gudrun

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:55 PM

Genevieve
Bridget
Adele
Anita


Hugo
Magnus
Noah
Tobias

#4 Plaxy

Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:45 AM

Vivienne
Holly
Flora
Harriet
Celia

Lucius
Felix
Laird
Rufus
Nico

#5 Imaginary friend

Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:44 AM

imatrying, the list of names are OP's existing children, not possible suggestions for new baby wink.gif

#6 greatwon2

Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:57 AM

Girls

Charlotte
Audrey
Maddison
Ashlyn
Annie
Katherine
Phoebe
Harriet
Zara
Adeline
Alana
Josephine
Jaslyn
Ava

Boys are trickier lol as i know

James, Jacob and Lucas sound ok with your other boys names

These are my favorites of the moment (from our shortlist) but might not be to your taste

Henry
Lewis
Finn
Alexander
Mason
Reuben
Sam
Hudson
Zane
Ronan
Thomas


Good luck choosing original.gif We're expecting number 5 too and names get harder each time

#7 Ymarferol angel

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:24 AM

What about....

Violet
Paloma
Pascha

Linden
Avery
Blaise

Edited by Ange Vert, 18 February 2013 - 08:25 AM.


#8 naturalgoodness

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:28 AM

Thank you so much for these suggestions! I am hoping they get the creative juices flowing  biggrin.gif

Yes, 4kidlets is right - the names I gave are of my current 4 children  happy.gif

#9 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:58 PM

Your children so far all have beautiful names and I think they go well together.

Suggestions:
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Bethany
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Olivia
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Laura/Lauren
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Hannah
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Scarlett
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Matilda
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Madeleine
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Freya
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Amelia
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Natalia
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Zara
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Sophie/Sophia
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Isabelle/Isabella
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Lara
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Tabitha
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Heidi
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Miranda
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Annika
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Imogen
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Susannah
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Lucinda/Lucille
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Harriet
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Aurora
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Audrey
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Isla
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Tessa/Tess
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Lillian/Liliana
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Arabella
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Holly
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Ruby
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Stella
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Michaela
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Samara
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Serena

Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Hamish
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Patrick
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Oliver
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Oscar
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Marcus
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Dominic
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Finlay
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Tobias
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Declan
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Darcy
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Michael
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Samuel
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Sebastian
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Nicholas
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Xavier
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Timothy
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Thomas
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Mitchell
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Harrison
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Henry
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Isaac
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Daniel
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Damien
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Quinn
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Seth
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Nathaniel
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Miles
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Noah
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Reuben
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Benjamin
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Lucas/Luke/Luca
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Andrew
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Theodore
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Vincent
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Levi
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Flynn
Julian, Grace, Callum, Eloise and Kyle

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:28 PM

Amy
Bethany
Annika
Annabelle
Amelia
Heidi
Ingrid
Kirsten
Laura
Laurel
Miranda
Naomi
Lydia
Olivia
Phoebe
Vanessa
Zoe

Oliver
Stuart
Harvey
Marcus


#11 naturalgoodness

Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:28 AM

Thank you everyone - I certainly now have some good names to have the discussion with DH and start getting organised  original.gif




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