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#26 sarahec

Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:45 PM


#27 got my tinsel on

Posted 25 February 2019 - 07:46 PM

I really like Arthur.

The other two I really, really dislike.

#28 Future-self

Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:00 PM

Arthur is an awesome name

#29 Bigbaubles

Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:02 PM

Arthur is awesome. Axel is ok, Artus is not..

#30 Oh Peanuts!

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.

#31 cfwact

Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:09 PM

I wouldn’t go with Artus. He will be called Artus Fartus his whole life.

#32 Imaginary friend

Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:59 PM

None are my style, sorry.

#33 Round two

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 😊

#34 GlitterRiver

Posted 25 February 2019 - 09:42 PM

Not a fan of any sorry.

Much prefer Alexander (nn Alex).

Or Asher.

#35 Moulla

Posted 25 February 2019 - 10:38 PM

Arthur is lovely

#36 kerilyntaryn

Posted 27 February 2019 - 05:03 PM

I wouldnt call Axel a traditional name or Artus

#37 marple

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

#38 Sarzie

Posted 27 February 2019 - 05:16 PM

I love Arthur

#39 BelleJay

Posted 27 February 2019 - 05:26 PM

All are terrible, sorry!

#40 **Xena**

Posted 01 March 2019 - 12:15 PM

I don't mind Arthur.

I prefer Alisdair/Alistair, Ambrose or Atticus

#41 JoanJett

Posted 01 March 2019 - 03:28 PM

 kerilyntaryn, on 27 February 2019 - 05:03 PM, said:

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.

#42 MyBoyLollipop

Posted 01 March 2019 - 07:31 PM

How about just Art?

#43 EsmeLennox

Posted 01 March 2019 - 10:14 PM

Arthur is a great name. The other two, not so much.

#44 kerilyntaryn

Posted 02 March 2019 - 05:22 AM

has that helped OP?  how is your shortlist now?

#45 la di dah

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:01 PM

I like Arthur a lot. I would use Archie for short.

I also adore Asher.

#46 Round two

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.

#47 Gudrun

Posted 09 March 2019 - 07:59 AM

Stellan is a favourite of mine!

#48 kerilyntaryn

Posted 09 March 2019 - 08:11 AM

Stellan is quite nice

#49 JoanJett

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.

#50 kerilyntaryn

Posted 12 March 2019 - 04:19 PM

or Corbin or Cormac

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