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#1 Shellmac22

Posted 03 March 2019 - 08:14 PM

Hi All,

With just 8 weeks to go until our 3rd baby arrives, i would love your help/opinions (and open to new suggestions!) for a name for our baby sibling to big brothers William and Alexander. We do not know the gender so we need to narrow down both boy and girl names and are having trouble agreeing/deciding.

Boy list:
Edward (nn Teddy or Ted)
Louis
Oliver (although top of the charts and not sure on nn Ollie)
Fletcher (not sure if this goes with our other two)

We both like Harrison but can't use it due to friends. Maybe Harry?

Girl list:
Charlotte (Lottie for short - too royal with the other two?)
Lucy
Amelie
Rosie or Rose
Georgia
Olivia (although it is top of the charts)


Any others?
Thank you all so much in advance. I really love these blogs and would be so grateful for your help. I will update you once little one arrives.

#2 MGB

Posted 03 March 2019 - 08:16 PM

Great names!

I like Louis best from your boys list. Love Harry, but wouldn’t use it with William.

Lucy is my fave from the girls list with Charlotte as a middle name.

#3 Brumby Jack

Posted 03 March 2019 - 08:20 PM

I love Louis and Lucy.

#4 JomoMum

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:01 PM

Love Harrison, but wouldn’t use it or Harry with William. Nor Louis for the same reason. Love Oliver. How about Jacob?

Love Lucy, Rose and Georgia. How do you pronounce Amelie?

#5 Imaginary friend

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:15 PM

I vote for Edward from the boy names.
I agree Fletcher is very different style to William and Alexander. Not that keen on it anyway.

I like Georgia or Lucy from the girls names.

I think Georgia fits a bit better.

#6 blimkybill

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:16 PM

Honestly you can't go wrong with any of these.
For boys I pick Edward first then Louis. I have never really liked Ollie.
For girls, maybe Rosie, Georgia or Amelie. Just because the others are so popular. All the girl names are good, likeable names, I just feel Charlotte and Olivia in particular are too common.

#7 Gudrun

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:19 PM

Edward or Louis and Charlotte or Lucy are the best fits.

I love Louis and Charlotte nn Lottie.

Not too royal esp if nn Lottie.  For Edward I would prefer nn Ned.

Edited by Gudrun, 03 March 2019 - 09:20 PM.


#8 Blueberry3

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:46 PM

I like Edward and Amelie best :)

#9 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:59 PM

Not a fan of Charlotte, it's a bit prissy for my liking. Harry and Louis and also Charlotte make it look like a bit of a royal obsession. I'd go with Fletcher or Lucy from your list.

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 03 March 2019 - 10:18 PM

I think Edward goes best or Theodore, Maxwell, Robert, Michael, Patrick

Charlotte, Georgia or Olivia, Caroline, Evelyn, Genevieve, Vivienne, Juliet, Lillian, Josephine, Natalie, Victoria

I wouldnt use Amelie with an Alexander

#11 Mands09

Posted 04 March 2019 - 12:15 AM

Edward or Henry nickname Harry

Rosie. Love Rosie. DS1 was convinced that DS3 was going to be a girl and had named him rosie. :)

#12 imme

Posted 04 March 2019 - 12:36 AM

My third baby is Lucy so that's my favourite from your girl list, I love it  :)  I like Amelie as well, it's the name of one of our pets... and Rose is the middle name of my second baby.  You clearly have great taste in names ;)

From your boy list I would choose Edward, although my style in boy names is quite different to my style in girl names.  Caleb is my favourite boy's name and I don't mind Jasper either.  Boy names have always been so hard for me because there are so, so few that I like.

#13 Shellmac22

Posted 04 March 2019 - 09:14 AM

Thanks everyone for your thoughts- this is very helpful.

I do like the suggestions of Jacob and Genevieve however they are our close  cousins so can’t be used.

JomoMum- Amelie would be pronounces Am-ell-ee (as opposed to the Arm-Mel-ee pronunication.

A few others we had considered were:
Frederick (Freddie)
Henry
Hugo
Thomas
Xavier
Harris

Phoebe
Arabella
Eliza
Imogen (doesn’t work well with our last name unfortunately)

I’d like to find a name that is classic but I seem to only end up finding top 100 lists in my searches.  




#14 1lexi1

Posted 04 March 2019 - 09:45 AM

What about Hamish for a boy? Classic, well known but not overly popular. (Slightly biased as it's my DS's name!)

I love Lucy for a girl :)

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 March 2019 - 10:28 AM

Frederick or Thomas go well as does Arabella, Phoebe and Eliza. What about Laura or Jessica. I wouldn't use Henry with william

#16 AliasMater

Posted 04 March 2019 - 11:12 AM

I like Louis from your boy list. Great name.

I don't like any of the names on your girl list, and none of the others from your boy list. My sister is due any day with a girl, and Olivia is on her list. I hope so much she doesn't use it. I really dislike it.

#17 MsLaurie

Posted 04 March 2019 - 11:28 AM

William, Alexander and...

Eloise
Rachel
Bianca

Benjamin
Callum
Joshua

#18 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 March 2019 - 12:38 PM

Just thinking about Arabella. I wouldn't do another a name. What about Elizabeth, Sophie, Susannah, Rebekah, Jessica, Hannah, Naomi, Esther, Sarah, eve, Isabel, Juliet, Claire, Vanessa, Chelsea, Chloe, Zara.  Joshua Samuel, Benjamin, James, Nathaniel, Michael, Robert, Peter, Philip, Simon, Stephen, Timothy, Zachary, Matthew

#19 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 March 2019 - 12:39 PM

Just thinking about Arabella. I wouldn't do another a name. What about Elizabeth, Sophie, Susannah, Rebekah, Jessica, Hannah, Naomi, Esther, Sarah, eve, Isabel, Juliet, Claire, Vanessa, Chelsea, Chloe, Zara.  Joshua Samuel, Benjamin, James, Nathaniel, Michael, Robert, Peter, Philip, Simon, Stephen, Timothy, Zachary, Matthew

#20 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 March 2019 - 12:53 PM

Nicholas, Daniel, David, Jonathan, Patrick, philip, Luke, mark, Vincent. Cassandra, Eleanor, Felicity, Penelope, Phoebe, rose, Valerie, Emily, Emma, grace, Louisa,, Louise, Olivia, eloise

#21 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 04 March 2019 - 01:19 PM

View PostShellmac22, on 03 March 2019 - 08:14 PM, said:

Hi All,

With just 8 weeks to go until our 3rd baby arrives, i would love your help/opinions (and open to new suggestions!) for a name for our baby sibling to big brothers William and Alexander. We do not know the gender so we need to narrow down both boy and girl names and are having trouble agreeing/deciding.

Boy list:
Edward (nn Teddy or Ted)
Louis
Oliver (although top of the charts and not sure on nn Ollie)
Fletcher (not sure if this goes with our other two)

We both like Harrison but can't use it due to friends. Maybe Harry?

Girl list:
Charlotte (Lottie for short - too royal with the other two?)
Lucy
Amelie
Rosie or Rose
Georgia
Olivia (although it is top of the charts)


Any others?
Thank you all so much in advance. I really love these blogs and would be so grateful for your help. I will update you once little one arrives.

We love many of the same names.

My favourite from your boys is Oliver and Charlotte from your girls. You can't go wrong!

Suggestions:

William. Alexander and :

Jeremy
Reuben
Jonah
Lucas
Patrick

William, Alexander and:

Laura
Olive
Bethany
Kate
Zara

#22 Gudrun

Posted 04 March 2019 - 01:43 PM

Just seen your other options.

I think both Frederick and Eliza are perfect. Great names and great fit!

#23 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 March 2019 - 04:08 PM

Chantal

#24 *bucket*

Posted 04 March 2019 - 05:34 PM

Edward (love Ted!) and Georgia are my picks.

#25 Silverstreak

Posted 04 March 2019 - 05:49 PM

Edward and Charlotte are my picks!




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