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#1 Madnesscraves

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:22 PM

As per title. original.gif

Anyone have suggestions? original.gif

#2 Myrtle May Mary

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:34 PM

Juniper
Aspen
Cedar
Rowan
Linden
Forest
Kale
Heath

#3 Mrs Lannister

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:34 PM

Heath?

#4 Itchy_Witch

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:38 PM

I know a Leuca who was named (and it was spelt that way) after the melaleuca tree.....

#5 Rhoxie

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:39 PM


heath
[heeth]
noun
1.
a tract of open and uncultivated land; wasteland overgrown with shrubs.
2.
any of various low-growing evergreen shrubs common on such land, as the common heather, Calluna vulgaris.
3.
any plant of the genus Erica,  or of the family Ericaceae.


#6 MandaMama

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:40 PM

Jarrah.

Brook ( I know a couple of male Brooks)

Dare I suggest Thorn???!

#7 Rhoxie

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:41 PM

Heath  as a word is generally used by the English  .. Here we'd just call it  the  "scrub"    laughing2.gif   sadly not as romantic sounding

#8 Gudrun

Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:51 PM

Jarrah
Heath
Linden
Juniper
Forest/Forrest
Huon
Sage
Oleander
Reed
Moss
Basil
Glen
Dale
Lindsay

Edited by Gudrun, 26 February 2013 - 04:34 PM.


#9 9ferals

Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:13 PM

Herb

#10 Plaxy

Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:24 PM

Myall
Sycamore
Yarran
Kauri
Bay

#11 Magnus

Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:37 PM

Ash

#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 26 February 2013 - 01:59 AM

Jarrah
Ashley
Ashton
Armon
Ewan
Javor
Kamani
Linden
Lynden
Linley
Lindley
Loren
Nash
Oric
Orric
Zetan
Aspen
Dale
Glenn
Dean
Dusty
Forrest
Lachlan
Craig
Heath
Jay
Montana
Storm
River
Rocky
Sterling
Taelon
Falcon
Oliver
Oren
Perry

#13 KJ104

Posted 26 February 2013 - 04:58 AM

I met a Bracken last week. About 2yo.
My pick from the suggestions so far are Reed and Ash.

#14 happyapple

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:17 AM

Jasper!

Palmer? Just looking around the garden...

Cypress
Huon
Jac (aranda)
Sage

#15 Franny and Zooey

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:30 AM

Leif

#16 Madnesscraves

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:31 AM

I'm quite Partial to Cedar and Love Jasper, but DH won't have Jasper thanks to Twilight. All the name I like are never going to be used thanks to that movie. cry1.gif

Fantastic list. biggrin.gif

#17 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:44 AM

QUOTE (Rubybelle @ 26/02/2013, 12:13 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Herb



How about Dill?

#18 la di dah

Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:34 AM

I love the name Heath.

There are multiple men named Moss I know, but I suspect it started as a contraction of Moses/Moishe rather than a literal plant reference. I like it anyway.

I don't know any Jarrahs in real life, but I don't mind it. I learned it on EB within the last week so probably everyone knew it already.

I like Hawthorn but EB says it reminds them of some suburb somewhere. I like Linden.

I know many Ilans/Elans (and female Ilanas), which means "oak" and an Oren which means "pine tree."

I have seen Huon mentioned on baby name sites but I don't know if anyone actually names babies Huon.

I like Forest with one r better than with two, which for some reason is pulling up a KKK reference in my mind.

Edited by la di dah, 26 February 2013 - 08:36 AM.


#19 Imaginary friend

Posted 26 February 2013 - 03:05 PM

QUOTE
I like Hawthorn but EB says it reminds them of some suburb somewhere. I like Linden.




I appreciate that Hawthorn probably brings images of hedges to you, la di dah - but would not be a nature name in Australia - not because it is a suburb, many suburb names work fine as names - but because it is an AFL football team (based in the suburb of Melbourne)

#20 Plaxy

Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:13 PM

Old Grey Mare, I am laughing at Dill...  

Woody?

#21 antigone_

Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:20 PM

Our friends just called their baby boy Leif and pronounce it 'Leaf' - I see that's already been suggested.

Another friend was going to use Onyx for a boy but had a girl.

#22 blenheim

Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:28 PM

I know a Huon - he'd be in his late 70s/early 80s - I really like it original.gif




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