Loving the thread about grandmothers names...so let's do grandfathers names

(268 Posts)
femmeaufoyer Tue 14-Aug-12 17:17:01

The thread on grandmothers names has given me loads of inspiration for DC2, so I'm now looking for the same for male names.

Mine were William and Ronald
DH were William and Harry

Muffincrumpet Tue 14-Aug-12 18:26:56

Ivor and Thomas

CharminglyOdd Tue 14-Aug-12 18:27:31

Percy and Marshall ... don't think either of those are going to be reused grin

Natnat29 Tue 14-Aug-12 18:29:46

Bernard and paul

EugenesAxe Tue 14-Aug-12 18:31:29

Arthur and Leslie (or Lesley?). My GM remarried Robert and had a BF after Bob died called Henry.

Ambrosius Tue 14-Aug-12 18:34:29

Jack and James (Jim)

RobinSparkles Tue 14-Aug-12 18:34:34

William and Francis were mine.

I love both names for a boy, particularly my maternal grandfather's name, Francis James.

Shoshe Tue 14-Aug-12 18:36:15

Mums Dad was Robert Davis
Brother was Robert Denholm
Dads Dad was Issac James
Dad is Robert James, brothers, John, Terrence, Peter, Michael, Samuel

kilmuir Tue 14-Aug-12 18:37:15

Jack and Robert

bananaramma Tue 14-Aug-12 18:49:12

Quentin James
William Robert

ELHasShutUp Tue 14-Aug-12 18:49:23

Both of mine were Edwin.

insancerre Tue 14-Aug-12 18:54:56

Mine-
William
Samuel (DS' name)
DH-
William
Robert

teacherwith2kids Tue 14-Aug-12 18:58:49

Vincent and Reginald!

BobbiFleckman Tue 14-Aug-12 18:59:26

my grandparents names are exactly the sort that get their very own threads on MN these days along the lines of WTF, do people call their children that?! :-)

G'father was Wolf and g'ma was Pearl

other side - Mary and Sidney

thegreylady Tue 14-Aug-12 19:00:26

James and Elias [grandads]
Robert and William
'Cammie'-must be nn but not sure...

MaryHansack Tue 14-Aug-12 19:00:51

George and John aka Stanley

Beanbagz Tue 14-Aug-12 19:01:15

Mine - Jesse & Mohammed
DH's - Fred (other GD name not known)

tallslutnopanties Tue 14-Aug-12 19:02:24

Bernard and Kazimierz

YoullLaughAboutItOneDay Tue 14-Aug-12 19:06:19

Between me and DH, two George's, a Charles and a Henry. Could be a current nursery class really couldn't it?

Frederick, William and Gilbert

Male siblings Trevor, Bernard, Cyril.

Great Grandfathers Frederick, Sidney, Thomas, and Thomas.

Reginald and Ely

Isaac Alek, Judah Izrael, Charles Harry and Valentine (known as Johnny V)

Fucking iPad *Eli

Peter & Cornelius

Frederick, Alan and Clifford plus on DHs side George and Michael (which are also DHs and BILs names - traditional family when it comes to naming children until I came along and ruined it grin)

weaselm4 Tue 14-Aug-12 19:12:29

Stanley Cecil
Franz Josef

Bless 'em, they were lovely.

SlightlySuperiorPeasant Tue 14-Aug-12 19:15:08

Charles and Denis.

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