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#1 catmeow

Posted 15 February 2019 - 07:33 PM

Expecting bub no 2 in a couple of weeks. We already have an Aiden. We are thinking Owen but I am worried Owen and Aiden are too similar. Do you think they are too similar? Other option is Rory. Thanks!

#2 kerilyntaryn

Posted 15 February 2019 - 07:42 PM

I think they are ok,  but Aiden and Rory is much better

#3 Blue Shoe

Posted 15 February 2019 - 07:45 PM

I think too similar. And also prefer the combination of Aiden and Rory.

#4 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 15 February 2019 - 07:57 PM

Pick the name you like the best.

#5 BBC

Posted 15 February 2019 - 07:57 PM

Yep, too similar

#6 Mrs Claus

Posted 15 February 2019 - 08:02 PM

No I don’t think so. But I have an Aiden and a Logan which are also similar

#7 ~J_F~

Posted 15 February 2019 - 08:04 PM

Yep too similar for my liking!

Rory is a girls name to me but Gilmore Girls is one of my favs, so it’s influenced by that!

#8 **Xena**

Posted 15 February 2019 - 08:09 PM

I don't think they are too similar :)

#9 *Lena*

Posted 15 February 2019 - 08:13 PM

No I don't think they are to similar at all. Love Owen!

#10 Gudrun

Posted 15 February 2019 - 08:28 PM

Aiden and Owen are perfectly compatible IMO.

Style fits and sounds are adequately divergent.  Rory goes fine and is a fine name but for mine Owen is the better fit.

#11 eigne

Posted 15 February 2019 - 09:57 PM

I prefer Rory but Owen is fine with Aidan.

#12 Renovators delight

Posted 15 February 2019 - 10:20 PM

I think they are fine! Go with the name you like best - both Rory and Aiden are lovely names.

#13 snowball

Posted 16 February 2019 - 07:31 AM

I think Aiden & Owen work fine together.
But I do prefer Rory and think that goes really well with Aiden.

Good luck!

#14 missrach

Posted 16 February 2019 - 09:57 AM

I also think they go well together.
I like it when siblings have similar sounding names!

#15 Plaxy

Posted 16 February 2019 - 01:47 PM

I think Aiden and Owen are okay but not great together. I much prefer Rory and much prefer it for Aiden's brother.

#16 Imaginary friend

Posted 16 February 2019 - 06:31 PM

Borderline too similar IMO - doable just if you really want to - but not sure if I would

Logan and Aiden seem less similar and  i would do that -  I think the L start makes it more different than Owen and Aiden, both being vowel starts.

Rory is better IMO - similar style to Aiden but quite different sounding.

and very much a boys name to me - perhaps influenced by my AFL team having two top players called Rory.

#17 Silver Girl

Posted 16 February 2019 - 06:37 PM

Too similar for my liking.

#18 Mands09

Posted 16 February 2019 - 06:48 PM

Would you consider Rowan/Rohan?

#19 catmeow

Posted 16 February 2019 - 08:39 PM

Thanks everyone! Mands I don't mind Rohan but not enough to use it, Liam is another I am tossing around but have a cousin named that too so a bit unsure. Maybe I'll just wait until I meet bubs to decide.


Posted 16 February 2019 - 09:24 PM

Too similar for me, but I'm often in the minority of sibset matching.

Not a fan of Rory.

#21 kerilyntaryn

Posted 20 February 2019 - 05:52 AM

I'd probably avoid Liam if you can and find another name.  What about Riley, Rhys, Vaughn, Brady, Connor, Sean, Corey, Finley, Grady, Troy, Casey, Quinn, Cormac, Duane, Fergus, Finbar, Fintan, Garrett, Gareth, Ivor, Murphy, Oscar, Patrick

#22 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:46 PM

any updates on your list?

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