Boys name inspiration needed! A sibling for Cosmo ……

(96 Posts)
Anjou Thu 22-Nov-12 14:24:47

We?re due in late Jan/early Feb and we?re pretty sure (although not 100%) that it?s a boy. My husband and I agree on girls names 100%, but with boys ? not so much! Our little 18 month old boy is Cosmo, so we want a name that goes well with this. On my shortlist, (not necessarily my husbands though!) are:

Etienne
Stellan
Constantin
Iggy
Wolfie
Luca

Does anyone have any ideas of a good, kind-of-unique, strong name that would suit? I?ve gone through all sorts of lists looking for inspiration but feel I?ve looked EVERYWHERE now! All ideas are welcome!

Thanks.

Shybairns Thu 22-Nov-12 14:26:07

I have a friend who has Cosmo and Ziggy.

Dibs

Kittenkatzen Thu 22-Nov-12 14:33:48

Ooh I love Stellan from your list smile

How about Bay or Skylar?

juneau Thu 22-Nov-12 14:34:08

Rex
Jude
Quinn
Milo
Gabriel
Ziggy is good too

TheReturnoftheSmartArse Thu 22-Nov-12 14:34:24

Milo?

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 14:35:13

Valentine.
Cygnus.
Volker.

Bongaloo Thu 22-Nov-12 14:37:33

Justin?
They could be 'Just Cos' for short

EldritchCleavage Thu 22-Nov-12 14:38:36

Thinking of short, 'strong' names:

Rollo
Marco
Cyrus
Ulric (I know an Ulric, and secretly love it but DH said no no no)
Carlos
Wulfstan

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 14:42:39

Inigo
Zbigniew
Hrafn

baskingseals Thu 22-Nov-12 14:49:19

Orion

i've just seen Ikaros on another thread - that goes with Cosmo i think.

Sholto

Otis

Exzekiel - Zeke

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 14:51:19

Hlaford
Menachem
Spike

Bonsoir Thu 22-Nov-12 14:53:17

Cosmo's brother might indeed be Constantin or Luca. How about Bruno?

Anjou Thu 22-Nov-12 14:54:15

Oooh, thanks for the replies guys!

Shybairns: really?! What a coincidence. I absolutely LOVE Ziggy (and Iggy actually) but husband has said he’s not overly keen on either. I’m going to keep working on it though!

Juneau: Great names. Rex, Jude & Milo are all on the extended shortlist, (longlist?!). Quinn is great, but it’s a surname of a best friend, so might feel a bit weird.

Furoshika: Valentin, I really like. I prefer Constantin though, which is kind of similar. Inigo I like when pronounced ‘Innigo’, but a Spanish friend tells me it’s more like ‘Inyigo@, which to me ear sounds like ‘in you go’. It kind of ruined it for me! How do ou pronounce Zbigniew?!!

Kittenkatzen, Stellan is my favourite. Thing is, Cosmo means order/universe, (like cosmos) and Stellan sounds a bit like stellar/star like. Would they sound too space-themed?!

EldritchC... Wulfstan might be a contender for the ‘full’ name version of Wolfie? My husband actually likes Stan, (he would shorten Constantin to this, while I would shorten it to Con).

Baskingseals, all good suggestions. I have friends with a Zeke though.

Thanks so much for the suggestions so far!

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 14:54:44

Beris
Lycope
Galen

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 14:56:06

Zbigniew is pronounced Zpigg-nee-eff. Zbysz (Zpish) for short. It has visual impact.

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 14:56:30

(Sorry I am on a roll, I love unusual names).

baskingseals Thu 22-Nov-12 14:59:30

Conrad

Thor

Fabian

Bruin

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 15:00:35

baskingseals, I wonder if we have friends in common? I recognise all those names!

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 15:01:14

Do you also know a Tycho?

Blu Thu 22-Nov-12 15:02:43

Politan

Stellan is gorgeous.

Definitely the best on your list.

Furoshika Thu 22-Nov-12 15:08:38

Zeb
Arkady
Sacha

EldritchCleavage Thu 22-Nov-12 15:12:02

But the English pronunciation of Inigo is Inn-i-go. I don't see why you'd have to commit to pronouncing it the Spanish way.

You could also consider Abraham shortened to Bram?

LadyMargolotta Thu 22-Nov-12 15:12:34

Love Wolfie
What abour
Felix
Bruce
Heath

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