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OT BUT PLEASE HELP
I really need some help here, I am 6 weeks from having my 2nd child and my husband and I can't agree on a name. Please help me find a name, any suggestions would be awesome.
Sat. Jan 19, 1:12pm
have you thought about naming your second child after the grandparents, if its a girls after your and his mother and if its a boy after his and your father
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 1:43 PM
I have thought of that but my fathers name was Harvey and he hated his name and quite frankly I don't care for that and his fathers name is James and that is just to ordinary.
I realize I forgot to say that we are having a BOY!
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 2:05 PM
Tiernan. A good strong celtic name...
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 3:31 PM
Jayce - only because that's what I wanted to name my last child but my husband said I was on too many drugs (LOL!) We ended up naming him Ryan but I still regret not sticking to Jayce! Its a cool name.
Also Mason, Dean, Aiden - all newer not so common names.
Good luck with whatever you choose and congratulations!
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 3:35 PM
My maiden name is George and I sort of regret not getting that into my son's name somewhere, like in the middle. Would a maiden name somewhere in the family fit as a boy's name?
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 8:05 PM
Aidan is actually in the top 10 for most popular names.
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 8:25 PM
I love the names Aiden, Caleb & Colby (Cole)
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 10:00 PM
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 10:55 PM
Any letter's you've ruled out?
Saturday, January 19, 2008, 11:16 PM
I love L names for boys. For some reason, they just sound good with most last names, and they work well for both boys and men. Some names are cute for babies but you have to remember they are going to be an adult for most of their life :)
Here are the ones I like:
I also really like the name Drew :)
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 2:00 AM
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 2:01 AM
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 8:57 AM
Christopher, Alexander, Antonio, Anthony, Sean, Patrick
Let us know if you choose one!
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 9:10 AM
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 1:23 PM
Because of our last name I think we decided that nothing that ends with er and no names starting with A since there are 5 kids now with A's
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 1:23 PM
Aiden, Kaden, Braden...too many at my kids school named that to count.
Oh, and the OP is soooo right. A little boy is going to spend most of his life as MAN!
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 1:56 PM
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 7:43 PM
William...or Will or Bill
all tried and true solid good old fashioned names that will stick at any age
also like Gabriel, Zachary, and Jason
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 8:34 PM
I never had boys(2 girls) but the names I had picked out were:
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 8:39 PM
friend's boys names...
i do love the names...
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 9:11 PM
My granson's name is Jazzton and we call him Jazz. I haven't heard this name before and we get lots of compliments on it.
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 9:28 PM
girl- Elena or Sophia
boy- Victor, Charles, or Matthew
Good luck and let us know what you guys decide!
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 10:27 PM
Let us know what you picked!!!
Did you name him yet???
Monday, January 21, 2008, 2:33 PM
We were in the delivery room before we could make up our mind! In fact, all of our kids were named several hours after they were born because we both had strong opinions. We ultimately went with 1 Biblical name and two ethnic names. We used the internet A LOT for ideas and even asked our parents to list all of the family names they could remember. There were some really fun ones there. I really wanted my kid's names to be gender specific so we went with Isaiah, Elena and Nadia.
Monday, January 21, 2008, 2:36 PM
oops, sorry, didn't mean to put a link there!
Monday, January 21, 2008, 2:37 PM
Monday, January 21, 2008, 4:06 PM
I think classic names can still be great :) I like Oliver, Charlie and Dean.
maybe copy the celebrities and pick a city to name him after? or an old movie star?
keep us posted!
Monday, January 21, 2008, 4:50 PM
I've always liked Nathaniel.
Monday, January 21, 2008, 5:09 PM
Sue - only kidding
Monday, January 21, 2008, 5:09 PM
How about Adam, Aaron, David, Jeremy, Michael, Chase, Chandler, Jeffrey, Jamison, Louis, Nicholas, Ian. This is a start.
Monday, January 21, 2008, 8:01 PM
We named our son Jonathan. It's a classic name that is great when he becomes a man, and he's the only one in his class.
Monday, January 21, 2008, 8:22 PM
I'm voting for Dean & Grant
Monday, January 21, 2008, 8:37 PM
These are my top favorite boy names
Monday, January 21, 2008, 8:42 PM
my faves are Harrison, Jack and Riely... Good luck though
Monday, January 21, 2008, 10:43 PM
My son has two kids named Riley in his class. One is a boy, another is a girl. They get called Riley M. and Riley C. ugh. gender specific names are BEST!
Monday, January 21, 2008, 10:55 PM
Cooper is one of my favorites. I also like Owen, Cash, Max.
Monday, January 21, 2008, 11:03 PM
OP here thanks for all the suggestions. I liked a lot of them but my husband doesn't. In the end I have worn him down and have gotten my name I wanted from the beginning. So thanks for all the suggestions.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 1:54 AM
so what name have you chosen??
Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 10:24 AM
yeah! What is it going to be??
Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 10:33 AM
Try not to pick a name that can be shortened, my mom Deborah, HATES being called Debbie, with a passion, she named both of her children names that couldnt have nick names "chosen for us" and I am so greatful.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 11:00 AM
We went with Evan and he picked the middle name James. I think its a strong name that sounds good in any sort of world once he's grown. It can't be made fun of and as far as it being shortened there is not much one could do with it. Thanks again.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 11:45 AM
Congratulations! It's a nice name.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 12:10 PM
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