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Thoughts on these 3 boy names
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Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:46 PM
I really like Arthur.
The other two I really, really dislike.
Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:03 PM
I really like Arthur, and nn arty.
Can’t warm to Axel.
I know of an Artus. I think if it’s pronounced as his name is, it’s not so bad (emphasis on ‘ooss’ rather this ‘us’?). But even then I think Arthur is much nicer.
Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:09 PM
I wouldn’t go with Artus. He will be called Artus Fartus his whole life.
Posted 25 February 2019 - 09:25 PM
Great feedback, thanks very much. I guess I’m looking for a traditional name that’s not too common these days. Thanks also for the alternative names 😊
Posted 25 February 2019 - 09:42 PM
Not a fan of any sorry.
Much prefer Alexander (nn Alex).
Posted 27 February 2019 - 05:15 PM
Sorry not a fan of any of your names. Arthur is the best I guess . Axel if you want to name your other boys Diesel and Bear
Posted 01 March 2019 - 12:15 PM
I don't mind Arthur.
I prefer Alisdair/Alistair, Ambrose or Atticus
Posted 01 March 2019 - 03:28 PM
I wouldnt call Axel a traditional name or Artus
That depends on background. They're both very old and not uncommon names in different parts of Europe.
Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:01 PM
I like Arthur a lot. I would use Archie for short.
I also adore Asher.
Posted 09 March 2019 - 07:31 AM
Thanks again all, this naming gig is hard! I’m really fussy too which doesn’t help.
I’ve come across another one, another Scandinavian name- Stellan -thoughts?
Edited by Round two, 09 March 2019 - 07:32 AM.
Posted 09 March 2019 - 10:06 AM
So you've moved away from "A" I don't mind Stellan.
Some of my favourite Nordic names are Carsten, Torben and Torsten.
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