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#1 surprizzzed

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:09 PM

My list:

Dante
Rafael
Gabriel

DH's list:

Quinlan
Bartley
Kane

Just pick one, or a few in order of preference, or all in order of preference.  Feel free to add comments/opinions/suggestions.   I have a feeling it's going to be a long 18.5 weeks of debating this one  unsure.gif

ETA: DS1 is Leo and DD also has an Italian sounding name.

Edited by surprizzzed, 24 January 2012 - 10:22 PM.


#2 nikkibaby1

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:12 PM

Kane

#3 table

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:15 PM

Yep i second Kane


#4 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:15 PM

I like Dante, then Gabriel and Rafael are okay, as is Quinlan.

I have a bad personal association with a Kane.

Is your DH serious about Bartley or just trying to get a rise ou of you?

Normally I would strongly advocate both parties agree on a name they both like or can at least live with - but in this case stick to your guns on your list.

#5 renmaro

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:17 PM

1. Gabriel

2. Quinlan

3. Bartley

#6 .MrsM.

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:20 PM

Kane for me three original.gif

#7 Guest_Craptacular_*

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:20 PM

Gabriel then Rafael.

#8 Chillax

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:23 PM

Gabriel.

That's all!

I like Kane the least.

#9 ani1

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:23 PM

Gabriel

#10 2bellaboos

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:24 PM

Your names:

Rafael and Gabriel get equal batting for first place - LOVE those names.  wub.gif Dante comes a close 2nd.

His names:
Quinlin is the only one I'd consider as I find the rest  sick.gif

#11 surprizzzed

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:27 PM

QUOTE (Dabri @ 24/01/2012, 11:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is your DH serious about Bartley or just trying to get a rise ou of you?

I think he is trying to get a rise out of me full stop! I have edited my OP to say that our other kids have Italian sounding names. I studied Italian when I was young and visited Italy many times and like names that are meaningful to me like historical figures or relatives. But I don't want to influence the results of this survey  wink.gif

#12 Amber Spyglass

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:27 PM

Gabriel, I love it!

#13 surprizzzed

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:27 PM

Double post

Edited by surprizzzed, 24 January 2012 - 10:28 PM.


#14 vanessa71

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:45 PM

I really like your list, do not like your DH's list at all.



#15 libbylu

Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:59 PM

Rafael
Quinlan
Gabriel
=all good.

Dante
=okay

Bartley
Kane
=dislike

#16 soelluet

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:04 PM

Kane

#17 clinkers

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:14 PM

I like Gabriel (Gabe - more), Dante and Quin (not Quinlan though).  I prefer shorter names, especially for boys.

Kane has bad associations for me too!

#18 **Xena**

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:22 PM

Love Gabriel and Rafael

Like Quinlan (prefer Quinn) and Dante

Really not a fan of Kane and Bartley

#19 Franny Glass

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:24 PM

Your list is great - I would rate them as follows, but they are all good names.

1. Rafael
2. Gabriel
3. Dante

I don't want to rate your DH's list, they are all equally bad!

#20 Candyley

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:29 PM

Love Gabriel   wub.gif

#21 surprizzzed

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:30 PM

QUOTE (Franny Glass @ 25/01/2012, 12:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't want to rate your DH's list, they are all equally bad!

I like you!  biggrin.gif

#22 Kristina13

Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:48 PM

Your husband's list reminded me of my husband's suggestion "Barclay" cos he saw the bank's advertisement whilst watching the English Premier League (and it was actually in a baby name book!!!) and "Brewster" (from the said book!!!) becuase he was and is a home brewer!!!! Honestly!!!!!

i like Rafael and Gabriel only but worry they sound too feminine for Aussie blokes!!!!!

#23 carolinej

Posted 25 January 2012 - 12:28 AM

LOVE Gabriel original.gif

#24 BlueUnicorn

Posted 25 January 2012 - 12:43 AM

I like,
Rafael, 1. Love it!
Gabriel, 3. I like it but would be a bit worried about the nn / teasing, Gay
Bartley, 4  I like it, Bart as a nn Is NMS
Kane, 2. I like the name but have a few not so fab associations

Quinton?




#25 leisamd

Posted 25 January 2012 - 06:40 AM

You win OP.  Your list is better by far!  Any of those three are great.  I don't like any of your DH's list at all.




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