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#1 Element

Posted 20 June 2017 - 07:55 AM

Hi I'm due in a matter of weeks and can't decide on a first name. Opinions and thoughts please. I like names that are a little unusual and not too common.

Halen
Huxley
Ezra

Or a combo of the above for a first n mn.

Thanks in advance.

#2 Gudrun

Posted 20 June 2017 - 08:08 AM

Ezra Huxley :)

#3 Ducky*Fuzz

Posted 20 June 2017 - 08:27 AM

I prefer Jaelen to Halen.
Ezra is OK too.

#4 RSA

Posted 20 June 2017 - 10:01 AM

Ezra is the only one of the three that I think will age/date well.

Huxley/Halen seem very trendy and will date really quickly.

#5 alwayshappy

Posted 20 June 2017 - 10:19 AM

I absolutely adore Ezra, one of my favourite names ever.

#6 majirlo

Posted 20 June 2017 - 11:47 AM

Another vote for Ezra :)

#7 la di dah

Posted 20 June 2017 - 11:56 AM

Halen is the name of one of my 20-something female cousins and it just sounds like a form of Hayley-meets-Helen to me.

I adore Ezra.

Huxley is appealing in some ways.

#8 sunshine_days

Posted 20 June 2017 - 12:05 PM

another vote for Ezra.

#9 laridae

Posted 20 June 2017 - 12:15 PM

I'd imagine a Halen would get Helen quite a lot.
Huxley is ok. Similar ones that I like more are Ashby and Ripley.
Ezra is pretty cool, though I have known both male and female Ezra's.

#10 Element

Posted 20 June 2017 - 12:20 PM

Thank you for your thoughts. I love Ashby too!

Ezra I thought is becoming a bit popular atm so was more leaning towards the other two as I wanted a more uncommon name. I do love Ezra too tho so it's good to see ppls thoughts on all the names.

#11 la di dah

Posted 20 June 2017 - 01:33 PM

Rarer than Ezra:
Asa
Dara, Daragh
Ilya
Uriah
Aquila
Azaria
Akiva
Ezriel
Tobiah
Elazar
Eleazar



Similar but not sure how they compare in popularity:
Everett
Emmett
Micah
Jonah
Josiah
Judah

#12 Fi Fy Fo Fum

Posted 20 June 2017 - 01:37 PM

I like Ezra or Huxley

#13 little lion

Posted 20 June 2017 - 02:16 PM

Ezra is my favourite from your list. I don't know or like Halen, I'm afraid. How about Baxter or Oren?

#14 kerilyntaryn

Posted 20 June 2017 - 06:08 PM

Ezra,  sorry dont like Halen or Huxley

#15 Plaxy

Posted 20 June 2017 - 06:20 PM

Out of your list I would go with Ezra or Huxley, though I'm not particularly fond of any of them.

Edited by Plaxy, 21 June 2017 - 08:21 AM.


#16 Astrocyte

Posted 20 June 2017 - 06:27 PM

I only like Ezra. Huxley and Halen seem really trendy and likely to date quickly; I also don't like them.

#17 lizzzard

Posted 20 June 2017 - 06:35 PM

Huxley Cruz

Edited by lizzzard, 20 June 2017 - 06:35 PM.


#18 Ianthe

Posted 21 June 2017 - 12:16 AM

Ezra. I so regret I don't have an Ezra.

#19 Lou-bags

Posted 21 June 2017 - 01:23 AM

I confess I don't understand the Ezra love.

Halen is my pick of your three options.

#20 Fluer

Posted 21 June 2017 - 04:36 AM

Another vote for Ezra. Very cool name.

OP just on your worry about Ezra being popular, it's probably being talked about more as an option, but that may not have translated to kids being named Ezra.

#21 BadCat

Posted 21 June 2017 - 06:18 AM

I'm not a fan of Ezra either.  And it's quite popular.

I'd choose Halen out of those.  Although I prefer Galen to Halen.

Huxley is OK.




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