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Right now, what would you name a girl and a boy?


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#151 FairyLove

Posted 03 April 2012 - 08:54 PM

Fleur Evangeline
or
Maeve Rosalie
and
Vincent Xavier

#152 mal'occhio

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:25 PM

Ada Olivia

and

Otis Cadwell



#153 CheriDeMomie

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:26 PM

Ashlyn for a girl
Ashley for a boy

Edited by CheriDeMomie, 03 April 2012 - 09:26 PM.


#154 rosiebird

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:28 PM

Anastasia
Theodore

#155 Shorty78

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:32 PM

Bethany or Freya



Clark

#156 Amber Spyglass

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:34 PM

Byron or Catalina

#157 ani1

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:38 PM

Boy: Colton
Girl: Matilda

#158 cheekymonkey

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:40 PM

Leo Graeme (we always use family names as middle names).

We never discussed another girls name so no idea DH's thoughts on this one:
Liliana Marie.



#159 ~shannon~

Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:46 PM

QUOTE (jules095 @ 03/04/2012, 07:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Jesus or Mary (It would have been an immaculate conception).

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#160 Just the two of us

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:00 PM

Boy: Zeke or Mason

Girl: Piper Madison

#161 bakesgirls

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:03 PM

Joshua for a boy and Isabel for a girl. I'm just not into unusual names, seeing as mine is unusual.

#162 Melissa4444

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:05 PM

If Joel had no say?

Benjamin or Liam.

Girl's names are harder. I love Genevieve (spoken with a really soft 'g', and a nickname of Evie). Or Amelia. Elizabeth as a middle name for either.

I can't use my favourite girls names: Isabella, Charlotte, Aurora or Madeline. They've been taken. original.gif

#163 All-New

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:06 PM

Bronte

Dante

#164 A.K.A

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:09 PM

Arana for a boy and Ava or Frances for a girl.

#165 Ferelsmegz

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:12 PM

Nothing off your list.

Cameron for a boy.

Don't know about a girl. Something old school.

#166 MummaDiva

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:17 PM

babyboy.gif Louis  (pronounced Lewie)
babygirl.gif Poppy or Kaede

#167 au*lit

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:17 PM

Miranda or Lars

#168 ~ky~

Posted 03 April 2012 - 11:49 PM

Isla Claire

Matthew Joel

Only fantasy of course as #1 our surname is a hyphenated one starting with Tyler so Isla is definitely out and #2 because Anna is my last beautiful bub due to my tubes having been tied.

If DH has absolutely no say, the boys name wouldn't change but the girls name would be ...

Esme Claire  wub.gif

Edited by ~ky~, 03 April 2012 - 11:53 PM.


#169 Redneck Woman

Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:37 AM

For a girl I would have Ruth Elizabeth
For a boy Ben Alan

#170 ilovenewyork

Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:55 AM

Archer Marlow

Lyla Willow

#171 JuniperSun

Posted 04 April 2012 - 11:04 AM

If I didn't have to consider my partners wishes:

Girl - Simone Alice

Boy - Reuben Jeremy

#172 LucidDream

Posted 04 April 2012 - 01:06 PM

Girl - Isobel
Boy - Fred

#173 Perky*

Posted 04 April 2012 - 01:12 PM

Boy: Jake Mathew

Girl: Tilly Elizabeth

#174 *bucket*

Posted 04 April 2012 - 01:13 PM

Girl: Airlie or Nikola

Boy: Jensen

Edited by *bucket*, 04 April 2012 - 01:13 PM.


#175 ShoshieRu

Posted 04 April 2012 - 01:23 PM

Francesca or Theo.




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