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#26 motherofRylee

Posted 14 July 2015 - 01:11 PM

Names are so hard. Every name I like the dh doesn't. I love Stella for a girl. Boys are hard but I like finn ,  Flynn, vinnie. We haven't really discussed yet since I'm only just pregnant. Dh likes Marlee for a girl and of course no boy names.

#27 motherofRylee

Posted 14 July 2015 - 01:16 PM

I also love Harper for w boy or girl but Dh doesn't like it either. My sons name is Rylee Matthew ( his fathers name is his middle name)

#28 ltow3810

Posted 17 July 2015 - 09:03 PM

I agree boy's names are so much harder than girl's names!

I have one son Lachlan David Ernest.  I have a small amount of name regret.  I wanted to call him Lincoln but when he was born I didn't think it suited him.  He was "the baby" for 3 weeks and then my husband named him.  David is my DH's name and Ernest is my DH's grandpa who Lachlan shares a birthday with.

I have a feeling I have another boy on board and so far like Owen and maybe Cohen, Finn (maybe), Alistair

The girls names I like are Erin (possible spelt Airenne) and Ashley.

#29 Guest_@MrsJ_*

Posted 19 July 2015 - 02:01 AM

Interested to know if anyone is working with different family names too? My hubs family has "Penhall" as all the boys second middle names so we will follow this. Just makes it a little more challenging to find the right name. We did talk about Henry Colin Penhall J... the other day. How long it sounds!! Then again hubs name is longer again lol.

#30 Trace91

Posted 19 July 2015 - 07:17 AM

MrsJ - I dont think it is too long, besides in day to day use you will probably only end up using Henry Colin anyway.

We have had a name picked for a boy for years :yes: :lol: just kept tossing up on middle name but I think we have decided on Cooper David. David has a long list of meaning for me, it is my dad, my godfather, my mums (favourite) uncle and my dads best friend who passed away (also the family I met DH through).

For a girl we are undecided though. Will probably have Kate (my mum) as the middle name. DH doesn't have the best relationship with his mum so doesn't really want to use her name. I'm liking Annabelle at the moment. DH still has his heart set on Abigail or Isabelle, but we have friends with those names, or very similar (Isabella) so I don't want to use them.

#31 Sneff

Posted 19 July 2015 - 10:19 AM

Want to know everyone opinion.
My partner and i love the name Elijah for a boy but i cannot stand the name Eli, what do you think of the spell Alijah.

#32 Trace91

Posted 19 July 2015 - 10:35 AM

Sneff - personally i think i prefer it spelt Elijah. If you dont like the nickname Eli I would just be telling family/close friends that his name is Elijah and you prefer them to use his full name. Bit of a pain in the butt i know, but those close to you would get the drift pretty quickly. We had friends whose second son was Christian, they just asked anyone who tried to call uim Chris to use his full name. My DH also gets people trying to call him Lucas even though his name is just Luke, they think it has just been shortened. I am pretty quick to correct them too.

#33 Sneff

Posted 19 July 2015 - 10:45 AM

Yeah i know but kids when they are older will end up calling him eli.
My names stephanie and i hate being called steph but too hard to correct

#34 heart-beat

Posted 19 July 2015 - 10:47 PM

View PostEthansmumma, on 12 July 2015 - 07:36 PM, said:

We were talking about it today and are thinking:
Girl - Scarlett Anabelle or Scarlett Analise

Boy - Nate Joshua

They are different to what I'd picked years ago when we started TTC #2 but I like them :)
I love Nathaniel with Nate for short. And I like Fletcher but pretty sure OH will instantly associate it with "Fletch" the movie.
For a girl I love Evangeline (Evie), OH likes Maia (pr "My-ah). I'd like to use Hope (family) but we've not really had a serious discussion yet.

Edited by heart-beat, 19 July 2015 - 10:48 PM.


#35 Trace91

Posted 24 July 2015 - 05:46 AM

Ok ladies hit me with some girl first names. Middle name Maver...

And go!!!

#36 tess840

Posted 24 July 2015 - 08:07 AM

If this Bub is a girl we are thinking Tahlia or Arielle! A friend just had a girl and named her Samara which I love but can't use now 😀

#37 monique88

Posted 24 July 2015 - 01:05 PM

I like Evie and Mia for a girl and Flynn and Noah for a boy. Only problem is I want the meaning of the name to be something inspiring/positive and Mia means 'bitter' and Flynn 'son of red headed man'... Not exactly inspiring LOL

#38 ltow3810

Posted 24 July 2015 - 01:32 PM

LOL monique!

Tess I have Arielle for a girl - so pretty!!

#39 tess840

Posted 24 July 2015 - 02:07 PM

Monique! That made me giggle!

#40 Happylilcamper

Posted 25 July 2015 - 05:22 PM

We have a daughter called Skylah Margaret.
Our boys names are still the same as pregnant with Skylah.

Corbin Bryant or Sawyer Thomas


Girls names. Either Presley Elizabeth or Harper June

#41 Hawaiian_Surprise

Posted 28 July 2015 - 02:31 PM

my word, loving some of these names. I have a list as long as my arm, and I am a lanky girl.

So I'll share my faves shortlist.

Girls:
Dorothy (Dot or Dottie for short, like my nanna)
Stevie (yes stevie nicks lol)
Meadow (yes sopranos reference)
Jessa (think the show girls)
Brienne (from tarth...for all the GOT fans)
Odette (ie the swan princess)
Jovie (from the movie elf)
Frankie
Katja
Maeve

Boys (they are so much harder) :
Calvin
Jasper
Harvey (spector, suits fans will understand the love for this)
Ezra
Tobias
Logan (oh wolverine, swoon)
Reed

#42 jayz~mel

Posted 31 July 2015 - 11:36 AM

View Postheart-beat, on 19 July 2015 - 10:47 PM, said:

I love Nathaniel with Nate for short. And I like Fletcher but pretty sure OH will instantly associate it with "Fletch" the movie.
For a girl I love Evangeline (Evie), OH likes Maia (pr "My-ah). I'd like to use Hope (family) but we've not really had a serious discussion yet.

DP and I love Maya (My-ah) too. I think it'll definitely be bubs nane if it's a girl. Its so pretty and feminine :)

I've already decided that I don't like the name Brandt anymore lol. I'm liking Finn James (James is a family nane,  so am definitely using it) for a boy. Maybe Finley, but not quite sure on that.

Edited by jayz~mel, 31 July 2015 - 11:40 AM.


#43 Trace91

Posted 31 July 2015 - 11:45 AM

Jayz - Finley is a gorgeous name, can have Finn for the nickname lol

#44 Happylilcamper

Posted 31 July 2015 - 12:44 PM

My good friends boy is Finlay James but gets called Finn. It's a great name!!

#45 jayz~mel

Posted 31 July 2015 - 03:11 PM

Yep. I just ran Finley James by DP and he loves it!! DS1 will love it too because his favourite show atm is Adventure Time and 1 of the main characters is Finn :)

#46 Happylilcamper

Posted 31 July 2015 - 03:31 PM

Whoo!!!!! Love it

#47 123Babies4Me

Posted 01 August 2015 - 04:53 PM

I've been thinking Claudia for a girls name. My only issue is that my last girls name is Lydia, so I'm not sure if that will be too many 'ia' names...DH thinks that's a bit ridiculous but I seem to have developed some rather restricting naming rules :)

#48 Happylilcamper

Posted 01 August 2015 - 06:59 PM

Lydia and Claudia are lovely together. But I'm so like you. I have crazy name rules too

#49 jayz~mel

Posted 01 August 2015 - 07:27 PM

My only name rule is NO MORE FREAKING J NAMES!! Lol.

#50 Happylilcamper

Posted 01 August 2015 - 10:30 PM

My rule is no more s names. Skylah is Skylah Smith. And my favourite boys name is Sawyer but I'm trying to forget that name as Skylah and sawyer smith are a bit much 😳




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