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#1 Tinned asparagus

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:48 PM

Found out today that new baby, due in August, is a boy  wub.gif

Our existing boy is named Zachary Stuart _ _ _ _ . (1 syllable British name).

We would like another name, that doesn't rhyme with Zachary, must have 3 syllables, no last names or professions. Middle name will most likely be Wayne, a family name.

If baby was a girl, he'd have been named Emerald.

I am very bad at names, (my partner chose our sons name) so would appreciate your input!

ETA Jonathan and Christopher are both out, unfortunately sad.gif

So...Jeremy...has a Y, is it too rhymey?

Edited by Jillian_10, 04 March 2013 - 07:33 AM.


#2 Caseymay

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

Theodore?


#3 Flutters

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:54 PM

Nicholas?

#4 Tilly007

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:55 PM

Elliot
Benjamin
Xavier


#5 Lazycow

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:57 PM

Cameron?
Joshua?


#6 Ange remplie

Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:59 PM

What about...

Angelo
Frederick
Romaric

#7 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:00 PM

I like 3 syllable boys' names. Christopher is lovely, a shame it is out. A few of my faves:
Theodore
Nicholas
Nikolai
Dominic
Nathaniel
Peregrine
Percival
Benjamin


#8 GoBack2Bed

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:01 PM

Harrison?

#9 Fillyjonk

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:01 PM

Lucien
Dominic
Samuel
Raphael


#10 la di dah

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:02 PM

A favourite category!

Alastair
Dominic
Benjamin
Nathaniel
Elijah
Ephraim
Finnian
Donovan
Gabriel
Raphael
Malachi
Thaddeus
Lysander
Cillian
Sebastian - My husband is bucking for this.

EDIT: Samuel is three syllables? I'll be sitting in the corner.

Edited by la di dah, 25 February 2013 - 09:03 PM.


#11 Tinned asparagus

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:03 PM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 25/02/2013, 09:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about...

Angelo
Frederick
Romaric


I have a secret hankering for Giacomo! I think with such British heritage and based on the appearance of the boy we've made already poor Giacomo might attract some confused looks on announcing his name...same might apply to Angelo wink.gif



#12 PatG

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:03 PM

Dominic, Christopher, Josiah, Isaiah, Tobias, Adrian, Oliver, Malachi (yish sound), Sebastian (depends on your pronunciation), Damian.

With Zachary I quite like Tobias.

#13 la di dah

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:05 PM

Malachi ends in an eye sound as in Levi.

It is Malachy that normally ends in an ee sound as in Charlie.

#14 FiveAus

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:05 PM

Dominic is a long time favourite of mine.

Joshua
Isaiah
Ishmael
Donovan



#15 FiveAus

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:07 PM

Elijah

#16 Ange remplie

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:07 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 25/02/2013, 10:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
EDIT: Samuel is three syllables? I'll be sitting in the corner.


That's what I thought about Sebastian...  ph34r.gif

#17 AnnBB

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:09 PM

BenjaminNicholasHarrison

Edited by AnnBB, 25 February 2013 - 09:10 PM.


#18 Mille-Mille

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:11 PM

I vote Dominic, no points for guessing why original.gif


#19 PatG

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:12 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 25/02/2013, 09:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Malachi ends in an eye sound as in Levi.

It is Malachy that normally ends in an ee sound as in Charlie.


I know, I as thinking about it rhyming with fly and couldn't remember if the OP had said no Y endings, no Y sounding endings or just no rhyming with Zachary.

#20 la di dah

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:16 PM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 25/02/2013, 10:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's what I thought about Sebastian...  ph34r.gif

Well, see if we play dollies together anymore! laughing2.gif

I've only really ever heard it either the English way

or

The Spanish way

Sorry.

Which way do you say it?

#21 PatG

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:18 PM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 25/02/2013, 09:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's what I thought about Sebastian...  ph34r.gif


I say Sebastian has 4 but is often a bit smooshed together to make 3, same with Samuel, 3 down to 2.  Any linguists out there to clarify what makes a proper distinct syllable?

#22 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:20 PM

Suggestions:
Zachary and Tobias
Zachary and Elias
Zachary and Benjamin
Zachary and Julian/Julius
Zachary and Oliver
Zachary and Elijah
Zachary and Elliot
Zachary and Dominic
Zachary and Raphael
Zachary and Harrison
Zachary and Leonard
Zachary and Damien
Zachary and Phineas
Zachary and Theodore
Zachary and Alistair
Zachary and Nicholas
Zachary and Leopold
Zachary and Abraham
Zachary and Adrian
Zachary and Augustus
Zachary and Cameron
Zachary and Nathaniel


#23 Emarald Jiggledash

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:23 PM


I like the sound of Benedict Wayne. And it blends with Zachary Stuart nicely.



#24 Harmonica

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:32 PM

My favourite would be Zachary and Cameron!

Other ideas..

Oliver and Joshua

#25 yellowtulips74

Posted 25 February 2013 - 09:39 PM

Atticus

Gabriel

Ariel




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