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#1 JomoMum

Posted 19 September 2019 - 02:07 PM

DH and I are struggling to agree on a boys name!

Please hit me with your suggestions?

I love
Max - can’t use due to S sound at end
Oliver - can’t use with ER sound and surname
Jacob - Jack/Jake for short
William or Liam

He doesn’t like any of them and despite endless hours of searching can’t find anything.

We have a Harrison. We can’t use names that end in S/X due to our surname or that end in ER/A/UH sound like Oliver (booo).

I told DH it would be easier to just change our surname!

Edited by JomoMum, 19 September 2019 - 03:33 PM.

#2 Astrocyte

Posted 19 September 2019 - 02:31 PM

I’ve been really liking Toby and Finn recently. Other boys names I’ve been liking are Oscar, Archie, Alfie and Samuel.

#3 Emembee

Posted 19 September 2019 - 02:31 PM

I have a Harrison and Jacob although they are both now teenagers.

I wish now that I'd kept the theme of ending in -son. I've always liked Jamieson but there are others along those lines that are pretty cool too like Grayson, Jefferson, Watson etc.

It took us a good couple of days before DH & I could agree on a name once Jacob was born! Good luck!

#4 gracie1978

Posted 19 September 2019 - 02:46 PM


#5 JomoMum

Posted 19 September 2019 - 02:49 PM

I actually really like Finn, I will add this to the list!

I like Joshua too, but it wouldn’t go with our surname though (have you figured out who I am in our FB group yet? :p)

#6 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 September 2019 - 04:18 PM

Flynn, Jamison, Greyson, Emmett Bennett Archie Callum Corbin Declan Elliott Mitchell Nathan Nathaniel Quinn Riley Ryan Zachary jeremy

#7 Dadto2

Posted 19 September 2019 - 04:21 PM


Close thread.

#8 gracie1978

Posted 19 September 2019 - 04:26 PM

 JomoMum, on 19 September 2019 - 02:49 PM, said:

I actually really like Finn, I will add this to the list!

I like Joshua too, but it wouldn’t go with our surname though (have you figured out who I am in our FB group yet? :p)

I have now!

Jacob would be perfect, it was our first choice name.

Tell him that's the name, pending any helpful suggestions.

#9 Threelittleducks

Posted 19 September 2019 - 04:28 PM


Alternatively, you could go with Maxwell - Max for short.

#10 Amica

Posted 19 September 2019 - 05:38 PM

I would def rule out another 'son' name.

I LOVE the suggestion of Toby. It was very high on our list and ended up coming in second place.

I also love Jonah, Jonas, Finley and some more unusual names like Otis, Orlando and Valentino!

I like Jacob from your list but not fussed on the others.

#11 kerilyntaryn

Posted 19 September 2019 - 05:44 PM

Aidan, Adrian, Blake, Brock, Cameron, Austin, Andre, Dean, Todd, grant, Finley, Quinten,  roland, jack, callum

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 30 September 2019 - 02:02 PM.

#12 Sharalanda

Posted 19 September 2019 - 06:22 PM

Toby, Charlie, Finn, Flynn, Benjamin (Ben), Samuel (Sam), Thomas (Tom), Dylan, Mason, Luke, Nathan, Elliott, Jude

#13 FreyjaCatherine22

Posted 19 September 2019 - 08:19 PM



Posted 19 September 2019 - 08:46 PM

Harrison and :


#15 dreamweaver80

Posted 19 September 2019 - 08:58 PM

I have a Finnegan, pretty much everyone calls him Finn but it's nice that we (his parents) have his full name to refer to. Finn and Harrison sound nice together

We have a surprise baby coming in about 7 weeks and still debating our boy name- it's hard! We so far have in contention Julian, Kian, Dylan, Aidan, Adrian. It is a complete accident that all of these also end in 'n' but both our names and our son's name end the same so we're obviously subconsciously attracted to these names.

How annoying that your surname puts so many names out of contention. Naming a child is hard enough as it is!

#16 Mrs Claus

Posted 19 September 2019 - 09:37 PM


#17 sarahec

Posted 19 September 2019 - 09:41 PM


#18 majirlo

Posted 20 September 2019 - 07:58 AM

Love Harrison and Flynn.

Harrison and...


#19 JomoMum

Posted 20 September 2019 - 10:15 AM

Thank you everyone! So many great options here. I’m going to sit down with DH and hash them all out.

Particularly loving Finn, Flynn, Logan, Owen, Aiden, Riley.

#20 **Kylie**

Posted 21 September 2019 - 07:51 PM

Caleb, Callum, Nicolas, Christopher, Joshua, Samuel, Alexander, Ryan, Joseph,

#21 kerilyntaryn

Posted 30 September 2019 - 02:02 PM

any updates OP?

#22 JomoMum

Posted 30 September 2019 - 06:37 PM

Not yet!

He’s just not willing to give it any thought

I think William and Finn are the top two options so I’ll just keep asking until he gives me an opinion either way.

#23 eponee

Posted 30 September 2019 - 06:57 PM


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