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#1 Elkcin

Posted 19 June 2019 - 01:48 PM

Hello everyone.

Hoping you could provide some inspiration for me. I really love the name Darcy Alexander but DH is very much opposed (partly because Darcy could be a boy or girl name and because he just doesn’t like it which isn’t super helpful).

Other options are Alexander David (DH name) or Mitchell with either Alexander or David as a middle name.

I have so many girl options but my shortlist for a boy is severely lacking.

Any thoughts would be appreciated 😀

#2 Mands09

Posted 19 June 2019 - 01:54 PM

Alexander seems like a winner to me if you both like it and agree on it. No one ever really uses or cares about middle names so long as you like the first name I say.

#3 Gudrun

Posted 19 June 2019 - 03:02 PM

I like both names but Darcy Alexander isn't as good in combo as Alexander Mitchell or Alexander David.

My pick is Alexander Mitchell.

Alexander, apart from being a lovely name comes with a feast of potential nicknames to consider, eg:


Edited by Gudrun, 19 June 2019 - 03:04 PM.

#4 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 June 2019 - 03:41 PM

Alexander David or Mitchell David or Mitchell Alexander are all good.  David Mitchell, David Alexander or Alexander Mitchell

other similar names


#5 Sweet.Pea

Posted 19 June 2019 - 03:47 PM

I like Alexander Mitchell the best

#6 FreyjaCatherine22

Posted 19 June 2019 - 06:27 PM

I think Mitchell is a horrible name and dated. I vote for Alexander as a first name with David or something else in the middle, any other family names you both agree on? Or maybe use Alexander Darcy?

Some suggestions:
Alexander Benjamin
Alexander Thomas
Alexander William
Alexander Samuel

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 June 2019 - 06:29 PM

Are their any family names you could use,  is David a family name?  I like Alexander Mitchell best too

#8 Elkcin

Posted 19 June 2019 - 07:06 PM

David is my husbands name. Alexander and Mitchell are not family names just ones we like.

#9 lizzzard

Posted 19 June 2019 - 07:30 PM

View PostFreyjaCatherine22, on 19 June 2019 - 06:27 PM, said:

I think Mitchell is a horrible name and dated.l
Tell us what you really think :laugh:

I have to say, Mitchell isn't really my cup of tea either....I like Michael better. For some reason I'm also wondering about Rohan - Alexander Rohan sounds nice?

#10 majirlo

Posted 19 June 2019 - 07:46 PM

Hudson Alexander
Flynn Alexander
Tyler David
Nathaniel David (Nate)
Joel Alexander

#11 little lion

Posted 19 June 2019 - 07:56 PM

Alexander Mitchell is nice.

Jeremy David would be my suggestion.

#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 June 2019 - 10:26 PM

Alexander David or Mitchell David - I think David as a mn is good)  What is dad's middle name?

other names

Luke, James, Grant, Joel, Mark, Sean, Scott, Seth, Aaron, Andrew, Peter, Cameron, Thomas, William, Isaac, Patrick, Reuben, Quincy, Silas, Stuart, Walter, Wesley, Callum, Corbin, Felix

with middle name David


Posted 19 June 2019 - 10:45 PM

I always connect the name Darcey with that poor wee girl in Melbourne a few years ago now.

Love Alexander.

Not a fan of Mitch. David is okay.


#14 FearsomeFeralFreak

Posted 19 June 2019 - 11:34 PM

Alexander Mitchell.
Just curious if there is some family tradition of giving kids the same middle name as their father? If not, it does seem somewhat self obsessed.

Edited by FearsomeFeralFreak, 19 June 2019 - 11:35 PM.

#15 teddytbumpandme

Posted 20 June 2019 - 09:32 AM

I think either Alexander David or Alexander Mitchell is lovely. Definitely use Alexander if it's a name you both agree on!

#16 Imaginary friend

Posted 22 June 2019 - 01:07 AM

View PostFearsomeFeralFreak, on 19 June 2019 - 11:34 PM, said:

Alexander Mitchell.
Just curious if there is some family tradition of giving kids the same middle name as their father? If not, it does seem somewhat self obsessed.


I know many people who have given their child their own  first or middle name as a middle name.
Myself included.

Curious how you think such a common practice is self obsessed.

OP I like Darcy - but if you don't both like it,or the unisex aspect doesn't appeal to you, then best to pick something else.

Alexander and Mitchell are both good names and both work with David as a mn.
Or either work with the other as a mn, ie Alexander Mitchell or Mitchell Alexander.

Prefer Mitchell myself.
4 syllable names bit long for me.

#17 MsLaurie

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:16 AM

If you like Darcy, but want something less gender neutral, what about:

#18 kerilyntaryn

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:26 AM

View PostFearsomeFeralFreak, on 19 June 2019 - 11:34 PM, said:

Alexander Mitchell.
Just curious if there is some family tradition of giving kids the same middle name as their father? If not, it does seem somewhat self obsessed.
That is not self obsessed,  it's quite common to use the parents first or middle names

#19 Phoebeandme

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:35 PM

Alexander David or Alexander Darcy ❤️

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