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#1 Coops07

Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

I'm 8 weeks away from having bubs #3 and struggling with names.

We already have: Braedan Nicholas & Elysia Gloria (middle names are family related).

Our list so far:

Boy:
Riley
Jamie
Joshua

Girl:
Paige
Caitlin(still not 100% on the spelling).

Haven't thought of middle names but most probably have a family connection as well..

So hit me with your suggestions...

Edited by Coops07, 21 February 2013 - 08:50 PM.


#2 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:51 PM

I like James NN Jamie, and don't mind Joshua but it's too popular for me. Really dislike Riley.

I like Caitlin but not Paige so much.



#3 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:18 PM

I like Riley and Paige with your other kids names. Joshua and Caitlin are great too, I just think the others fit better. If you do use Caitlin though, definitely stick to this spelling.

Suggestions:
Braedan, Elysia and Quinn
Braedan, Elysia and Toby
Braedan, Elysia and Miles
Braedan, Elysia and Seth
Braedan, Elysia and Noah
Braedan, Elysia and Archer
Braedan, Elysia and Mason
Braedan, Elysia and Saxon
Braedan, Elysia and Marley
Braedan, Elysia and Harvey
Braedan, Elysia and Levi
Braedan, Elysia and Oscar
Braedan, Elysia and Xavier
Braedan, Elysia and Zachary
Braedan, Elysia and Patrick
Braedan, Elysia and Marcus
Braedan, Elysia and Dominic
Braedan, Elysia and Samson/Sampson
Braedan, Elysia and Jackson
Braedan, Elysia and Owen
Braedan, Elysia and Fraser
Braedan, Elysia and Finlay/Finn
Braedan, Elysia and Flynn
Braedan, Elysia and Fletcher
Braedan, Elysia and Andrew
Braedan, Elysia and Hamish
Braedan, Elysia and Harrison
Braedan, Elysia and Matthew
Braedan, Elysia and Liam
Braedan, Elysia and Micah
Braedan, Elysia and Noah
Braedan, Elysia and Darcy
Braedan, Elysia and Seamus

Braedan, Elysia and Georgia
Braedan, Elysia and Phoebe
Braedan, Elysia and Holly
Braedan, Elysia and Gemma/Jemma
Braedan, Elysia and Chloe
Braedan, Elysia and Mali
Braedan, Elysia and Maya
Braedan, Elysia and Maisie
Braedan, Elysia and Freya
Braedan, Elysia and Xanthe
Braedan, Elysia and Lara
Braedan, Elysia and Zoe
Braedan, Elysia and Sienna
Braedan, Elysia and Indigo
Braedan, Elysia and Summer
Braedan, Elysia and Yasmin
Braedan, Elysia and Nicola
Braedan, Elysia and Kayla
Braedan, Elysia and Chelsea
Braedan, Elysia and Serena
Braedan, Elysia and Samara
Braedan, Elysia and Piper
Braedan, Elysia and Pippa
Braedan, Elysia and Ava
Braedan, Elysia and Matilda
Braedan, Elysia and Fiona
Braedan, Elysia and Jasmine
Braedan, Elysia and Aurora
Braedan, Elysia and Sadie
Braedan, Elysia and Ivy

#4 Pipri

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:35 PM

My DS is Riley so obviously I love it lol
Jamie - has always been one of my fave boys names!!!!
Joshua - I dont like joshua but quite like Josh (perhaps as nn)

Paige - LOVE was on my list for DD (we went with my fave nme Piper)
Caitlyn - very pretty I love the nn Cait/Caitie too original.gif

Cant go wrong with that list in my eyes !!!
Faves would be Riley and Paige if I had to choose original.gif

#5 kerilyntaryn

Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:22 PM

Riley - I think this goes best
Jamie - this goes well too
Joshua - nice name,  doesnt seem to go with Braedan

Paige - ok
Caitlin - this goes best with Elysia

Cameron
Ashton
Dylan
Ethan
Gavin
Jackson
Harrison
Ronan

Breanna
Olivia
Isla
Phoebe
Talia
Chloe
Zoe




#6 Gudrun

Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:06 AM

All your listed names are fine IMO with the exception of Jamie. I don't mind it but it's a bit 'lightweight'.


Suggestions:

Rylan

or

Maeve

#7 Plaxy

Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:00 AM

Boys - I pick Joshua from your list. I dislike Riley and Jamie I prefer as nn for James. If you love Riley go for it though!

Girls - both good names.




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