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#1 Round two

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:02 PM

Hi there, I’d appreciate any feedback you have on these 3 boy names- Arthur, Axel & Artus.  Many thanks!

Edited by Round two, 25 February 2019 - 04:10 PM.


Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:12 PM

Sorry, not a fan of any of those!

The A names for boys I love are:


#3 Fossy

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:14 PM

Agree with PP. keep looking!

#4 just roses

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:15 PM

Not really a fan of any, but I think Arty can be quite cute as a NN for Arthur.

Atticus is quite cool too.

#5 Bereckii

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:18 PM

Love Arthur (possible nn Artie)

I am unfamiliar with Artus.

Axel feels like a completely different name to the other two.

#6 Astrocyte

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:19 PM

I like Arthur. Axel is NMS. I haven't heard of Artus before.

Atticus is one of my favourite "A' names for boys. Archie is also nice for a boy.

Edited by Astrocyte, 25 February 2019 - 04:20 PM.

#7 Yetski

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:19 PM

Nope, not a fan of any of those names sorry.

#8 kerilyntaryn

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:20 PM

sorry not a fan

maybe Axel, Arturo, Aaron, Ari, Ashton, Austin, Aaron, Archer, Anthony, Asher, Andre

#9 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:21 PM

Not a fan. If I had to choose one it would be Arthur. Axel is a car part and Artus would be constantly saying "no, not Artist, its Artus".

I'm more a fan of the boring A names;


Edited by Feral Grey Mare, 25 February 2019 - 04:22 PM.

#10 José

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:28 PM

Arthur is the best of those.

#11 Gudrun

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:35 PM

Axel for sure. Great name!

#12 FiveAus

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:44 PM

Arthur is a middle aged truckie with a beer gut, rotten teeth, grey chest hair and wearing a wife-beater t-shirt and greasy jeans. Bumcrack on display.
Axel is a short haired, muscular staffy type cross bred dog with a big head, no manners. a penchant for fighting with other dogs and an owner whose name is probably Arthur. Wearing a wide black leather collar with chrome studs. Axel, not Arthur.
Artus wears a man-bun and skin tight black jeans and can talk endlessly about nothing. Not overly intelligent but aspires to sound like he is.

#13 rubyskye

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:49 PM

I love the name Arthur.

#14 JoanJett

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:52 PM

I'm sorry OP, but I can imagine kids coming up with  Fartus Artus pretty quickly.  

Arthur is ok, but I'm not particularly fond of Axel.  Too Guns n Roses for me.

If you're attached to A and traditional type names (I think that's the pattern), Albert, Alfred, Alaric, Alexander, Auden....

#15 hills mum bec

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:54 PM

I'm not a huge fan of Axel.  Artus will get rhymed with Fartus pretty quickly.  Arthur is OK if you are into old Grandad names.

#16 Ozquoll

Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:59 PM

Artus is a bad idea - I can think of at least three awful, insulting nicknames for Artus without even trying. I’m sure his future schoolmates could come up with much worse.

Arthur and Axel seem VERY different styles of names to me - could you tell us a few other names you like (even if you wouldn’t use them) to give us an idea what style of name you’re looking for?

#17 daisy007

Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:03 PM

Really not a fan of Artus, Axel is ok but nms. Arthur is my pick from your list with nn Artie.

#18 *bucket*

Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:05 PM


(Many would think of it as a boys name, however it is also a Greek goddess, just in case that's a problem.)

#19 little lion

Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:53 PM


#20 amdirel

Posted 25 February 2019 - 05:55 PM

Nope, none of them. Especially not Artus.

#21 Amica

Posted 25 February 2019 - 06:28 PM

I dislike Axel the most.

#22 FuzzyChocolateToes

Posted 25 February 2019 - 06:33 PM

View PostJoanJett, on 25 February 2019 - 04:52 PM, said:

I'm sorry OP, but I can imagine kids coming up with  Fartus Artus pretty quickly.  

So pleased I didn't have to be the first one to point this out!

#23 newmumandexcited

Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:30 PM

No sorry.

#24 Freddie'sMum

Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:39 PM

I adore Arthur but I would go full British kings e.g. Arthur Henry Charles George.  I love old Grandad names :)

Not keen on the other two.

#25 sarahec

Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:44 PM

Axel is the best but not my sort of thing.

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