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please help me...need another boys' name!


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#1 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:58 AM

We have just found out that our #3 is another beautiful boy. So while we were totally sorted for girls' names we now need to find another boy's name having already used the two we like!

Our children are Nate (Nathanael) Joel and Leo Carter (family name).

The middle name will be a family name (surnamey) starting with L and our surname starts with C and sounds Italian.

I don't want any names that rhyme with sibling names.

We have a name that is a frontrunner at the moment which we both like but are open to other suggestions! Hit me!! original.gif

Edited by Kay1, 20 March 2012 - 02:41 PM.


#2 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:17 PM

Really? Not even one? sad.gif

#3 R2B2

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:20 PM

I'd love to help you, but we struggle enough with boys names Tounge1.gif

#4 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:21 PM

Thanks Lucky Ducky. I like both those names but they've both been used in the last year by very close friends!

#5 4joys

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:23 PM

Hi!

Congrats on your third little boy. 3 boys is just delightful  wub.gif

Some Suggestions for you based on others that I know who have boys with similar names as yours:

Jacob
William
Thomas
Elliott
Fredrick
Samuel
Henry
Isaac

All the best original.gif

#6 ali27

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:24 PM

Daniel
Jonah
Jude
Reuben
Benjamin
Nicholas

#7 ~shannon~

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:28 PM

Tricky! I struggled with my second daughter's name because I'd used my favourites with our first daughter, so I can sympathise.
Here are some I like:

Luke or Lucas
Mitchell
Declan
Thomas
James
Liam
Archie
Alistair
Andrew/Andy
Bryce
Theodore (Ted)
Henry
Spencer

Best wishes on baby #3!

#8 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:28 PM

Thanks, you guys are good. original.gif Lots I like there. Particularly:

Jonah
Jude
Benjamin
Samuel (but not Sam)
Elliott
Reuben

We have discussed all of these at some stage - a few of them remain in play.

Any more? original.gif

#9 Elemenopee

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:33 PM

Hmmm

Nate, Leo and
Finn
Micah
Malachi
Eli
Griffin
Connor
Henry
Harrison
Fletcher


#10 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:36 PM

DS1's pick for the baby is Toby actually - he's campaigning hard! I have a cousin with this name though so its a bit odd.

Montgomery is actually a family name original.gif . Monty sounds like a dog to me though. And this is uncanny but Noel is the first name of the person who's last name will be our baby's middle name (still with me LOL) so it would be a bit weird to give the same whole name (especially since he's slightly famous).

I love Luca but yeah, a bit too matchy with Leo.

shannon - I adore Theodore and it actually took us a few hours after DS2's birth to decide between Leo and Theodore. Can't have both though. sad.gif




#11 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:37 PM

Elemenopee - I like Finn (was runner up for DS1) and Micah. original.gif

#12 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:39 PM

QUOTE
Well I clearly have some kind of ESP.


You do! laughing2.gif

#13 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 08:00 PM

laughing2.gif Thanks!

Colder.... although I do like Simon, its another cousin's name.  Not keen on any of the others.

#14 Girlo

Posted 20 March 2012 - 08:07 PM

I know Harrison was mentioned earlier, but here's neither vote for Harrison....

Or, Spencer?

Or are they too "last namey" for the chosen middle name?

Or Max/maxwell/Maxim?

Congrats on number 3!


#15 Magenta_

Posted 20 March 2012 - 08:57 PM

Hi there,

I like the sound of Nate, Leo and Ryan.

Good luck!
Magenta biggrin.gif

#16 la di dah

Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:10 PM

Tuning mostly towards in a similar vein as Nathanael, which btw I adore,

Jonathan
Ezekiel
Thaddeus
Emmett
Gabriel
Samson
Silas
Cyrus
Lazarus - Too much? I sorta love it
Zacharias/Zachary/Zachariah  

Crisp and sweet like Leo and Joel,
Heath
Zane
Owen
Saul
Rhys
Rhett
Finn/Fionn
Ezra

#17 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:11 PM

Tobias
Samson
Mathias
Micah
Cameron
Hamish
Myles
Sebastian
Jasper
Edmund


#18 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:19 PM

Alexander
Andrew
Cameron
Damian
Dean
Ethan
Evan
Glenn
Jonathon
Julian
Kieran
Mitchell
Nicholas
Samuel
Steven
Wesley

#19 Kay1

Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:49 PM

ooh la di dah you're speaking my language girl!!

You have listed some of my favs right there -

Jonathan

Emmett
Gabriel
Samson wub.gif but don't like nn Sam.
Silas

and....

Heath
Owen
Saul
Rhys
Finn/Fionn

Dabri - I like Evan and Julian a lot. DH doesn't though. sad.gif

Thank you everyone who has replied! My list is growing. original.gif

#20 kerilyntaryn

Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:15 PM

Grant
Todd
Dean
Seth
Gabriel
Reuben
Henry
Evan
Gavin
Jackson
Harrison
Kyle
Marcus
Oliver
Rhys
Zeke
Zac

#21 Kay1

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:19 PM

Hi - me again. Resurrecting this thread because we are still struggling.

Any more suggestions?? hands.gif

#22 vixxistar

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:51 PM

Harrison
Mitchell
Kye
Jett
Max
Elijah
Isaac
Henry
Reeve/Reed/Reid
Hadley
William
Brett
Jax/Jaxon/Jack etc....
Blair
Blake
Connor
Laurie
Bryce
Chad
Bodhi
Levi
Jobe



Sorry - there is absolutely no 'theme' to this list, just all the boys names of friends etc i could think of!

Congrats for #3 original.gif

#23 kerilyntaryn

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:04 PM

Noah
Evan
Seth
Luke
Isaac
Owen
Gavin
Jake
Caleb
Ryan
Rhys
Riley
Parker
Tate
Cole
Drew
Matthew
Max
Joshua
Zachary
Aaron
Eli
Dylan
Micah
Simon
Julian
Jesse
Callum
Michael
Connor
Ian
Asher
Sean
Kyle
Lucas
Ezra
Isaiah
Isaac
Zeke
Levi
Joel
Max
Oscar
Jude
Henry

#24 butterflies

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:39 PM

You can have my boys name that I never got to use

Zaine!!

what about

Hudson
Zeke
Liam
Byron
Taylor/Tyler
Mitchell
Mason
Ethan


#25 Kay1

Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:50 PM

Thanks guys!

kerilyntaryn - Wow, most of the names you've listed are on our list or have been at some stage! DS1's middle name is there too! original.gif Some good names there, I just don't love any of them. sad.gif

Karina - Ah thanks! Zaine's not really my style though. original.gif I like Ethan....don't think we can do Liam with Leo though. Tounge1.gif





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