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#1 3mummy3

Posted 07 May 2012 - 01:57 PM

so here is our short list for our son due in july:

I love noah but is it a bit too common nowadays?
Lucas is nice but is it a bit too boring?
Luca i love but im not sure it goes with our other kids names?
Eli i adore and even Elias with nickname Eli but is it too unusual?

Our other kids are Jacob, Zachary and Emily and they all have J middle names so this baby will need j middle name too

#2 *Roma*

Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:14 PM

I think Noah goes best with your other kids names.

#3 AmberSpark

Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:17 PM

I love

Eli - my cousin in Elijah

Good Luck

#4 leisamd

Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:20 PM

My favourite from your list is Elias, by far.  I think it is common enough (I've met a couple, but I've never met a Luca)

I don't much like Lucas, I prefer just simple Luke.  Noah is nice, a little trendy atm for my taste but not a deal breaker.

Good luck!

#5 kerilyntaryn

Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:27 PM

all nice names

Noah is nice - I haven't  come across one,  goes best with the others
Lucas - I think it ok
Luca - dont think it goes
Eli - is nice and not unusual

I think a 2 syllable name,  prefer not E

what about


mn Joash, Josiah, Joel, Jonathan, Jadon, Jeremy, Jeremiah, Jesse, Jethro, Joseph, Jude,

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 07 May 2012 - 02:29 PM.

#6 la di dah

Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:29 PM

I like Eli, it doesn't seem that uncommon to me but it comes up a lot in my circle.

I didn't think it and Elijah were all that obscure? If Noah is too common, I don't think Elijah is all that unfamiliar to most people.

Luca doesn't do anything for me, I prefer Lucas, or just Luke.

I like Noah very much, but Micah, Ezra, etc. are a similar sound and less common.


Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:30 PM

I love Lucas from your list. Not boring at all. It's a strong masculine name.

#8 No girls here

Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:38 PM

I have a 10 month old Elias so that is obviously my choice.  

l like Elias the best out of Elias/Elijah/Eli and I'm glad I used it but I've just been a little surprised that so many people get mixed up and call him Elijah, so we do use the nickname Eli most of the time.

#9 ingrid74

Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:58 PM

Like all your names. Just had to comment cause i've got a friend expecting their first girl in August but their three boys they alraedy have are Noah, Lucas and Elijah.

#10 Ianthe

Posted 07 May 2012 - 05:02 PM

Eli is perfect.

#11 librablonde

Posted 07 May 2012 - 05:07 PM

Luca is my  fave from your list original.gif

#12 Etcetera

Posted 07 May 2012 - 07:31 PM

My Noah is 4 and we don't know any at all. There isn't one in the whole of his preschool.

#13 B.feral3

Posted 07 May 2012 - 07:38 PM

We have a similar taste in names. My older sons are Luca and Elliot. Elliot would have been Elias but our last name ends in S as well and it didn't sound as good. I'm glad we went with Elliot now anyway.  original.gif I never liked Lucas, also due to the S ending but I found it a little dull also.

#14 BlueUnicorn

Posted 07 May 2012 - 07:47 PM

I like Noah, a lot!  Otis supposed to be somewhere in top ten most popular names but I don't know any.  Not sure if at would turn me off it or not...

#15 tres-chic

Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:33 PM

QUOTE (~THE~MAGICIAN~ @ 07/05/2012, 02:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love Lucas from your list. Not boring at all. It's a strong masculine name.

Agree. It's a great name.

There'll be nothing boring whatsoever (!) about your baby boy so that's really not a concern.  smile1.gif  wub.gif

#16 4kidlets

Posted 07 May 2012 - 10:18 PM

no-one else has mentioned it so perhaps its just me - but I wouldnt do Emily and Eli as siblings.

I dont mind Noah, not that keen on Luca - I like Lucas and better still Luke.

#17 ohboy

Posted 08 May 2012 - 06:27 AM

Noah - sounds good with the others
Lucas - makes a lovely sibset
Luca - seems out of place with the other names
Eli - not with Emily

I love noah but is it a bit too common nowadays? Lucas/Luke is just as common
Lucas is nice but is it a bit too boring? It's nms but don't mind the name and fits perfectly
Luca i love but im not sure it goes with our other kids names? I don't think it does either sorry
Eli i adore and even Elias with nickname Eli but is it too unusual? Eli is not unusual at all and I quite like the name, but wouldn't use another E name

QUOTE (4kidlets @ 07/05/2012, 10:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
no-one else has mentioned it so perhaps its just me - but I wouldnt do Emily and Eli as siblings.

I dont mind Noah, not that keen on Luca - I like Lucas and better still Luke.

NO it's me too LOL J, Z & E names would be only used as a last resort by me original.gif

Some J middle names


#18 KylieferalMin0gue

Posted 08 May 2012 - 06:42 AM

I have a Lukas (liked this spelling better as it was still a correct spelling-it is the common German spelling, but it is not as common as Lucas.  Also I think the k instead of the c makes the name look less boring, and since Lukas is sometimes an extention of Luke, I just thought it better all round)

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