Ezra or Cassius?

(36 Posts)
HillBillySillyBilly Sun 27-Jan-13 12:59:45

Well I nearly have settled on a dd name but stuck between these two for a ds. Which would you pick and why? I already have a ds called Eli.

Leeds2 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:45:50

Cassius.

MummyInTraining Wed 06-Feb-13 20:29:47

Love both names. Though Cassius would be my pick. Would you pronounce it Cassy us or Cash us?

scottishmummy Sat 02-Feb-13 23:53:37

like both
strong male names dont shorten to cass sounds girly (cassandra)
if had to chose id go ezra

charlieandthechocolatecake Sat 02-Feb-13 23:35:30

DB is only 7. He loves his name and tells everybody he's going to be a boxer when he grows up! He also has a poster of Muhammed Ali in his bedroom! Its pronounced Cass-ee-us. He also goes by Cass, Cassy or 'medium romantic' (dont ask!)

I love him and his name so much its tattooed on my lower back along with his middle names which go very well with his first.

Can you tell how much I worship the ground he walks on? smile

HillBillySillyBilly Sat 02-Feb-13 16:33:33

Lockets that song is brilliant I can imagine how a little Cassius would love it and I'm sure little boys would love to share a name with a famous boxer. I think I'm nearly set on Cassius at the moment. grin

lockets Sat 02-Feb-13 11:56:42

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lockets Sat 02-Feb-13 11:53:13

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HillBillySillyBilly Sat 02-Feb-13 09:06:33

Charlieandthechocolatecake does your DB like being called Cassius? I don't mind the Mohammed Ali connections at least people will be familiar with the name from him....but does he pronounce it Cash us or Cass ee us, as I want to use the latter pronounciation and I guess people with associate the pronounciation the way he did!

charlieandthechocolatecake Sat 02-Feb-13 01:58:58

DB is a Cassius, DS is Eli and I LOVE Ezra for another DS. smile

anonymosity Sat 02-Feb-13 01:51:04

I can't see the name Cassius without thinking of Cassius Clay - aka Mohammed Ali the boxer's original name. Though he was VERY beautiful in his day....

mamalovesmojitos Fri 01-Feb-13 23:28:44

Love Cassius! Dont like Ezra so much.

anonymosity Fri 01-Feb-13 23:26:06

haha yes, that could be a problem...

HillBillySillyBilly Thu 31-Jan-13 21:37:43

My only concern about Eli and Ezra is I don't want to come across like the Duggars having a theme.

anonymosity Wed 30-Jan-13 03:10:47

Eli and Ezra - these are two of my faves, unfortunately we have a last name that starts with E and wouldn't go so we had to pass for our ds on both!

Brugmansia Wed 30-Jan-13 02:53:04

I love Ezra and would use it if soon to be born dc is a boy, but it has been vetoed by DP.

rachywhite83 Tue 29-Jan-13 20:48:09

My godsons are Elijah and Ezra ! Great names x

My friend who has an Elijah has just had another baby boy and called him Ezra!

I really like Ezra.

Yfronts Tue 29-Jan-13 17:27:54

Cosmo?

Ham69 Mon 28-Jan-13 18:27:38

I love both. I'd probably go for Cassius because I think it flows better with Eli.

mama2bebe Mon 28-Jan-13 14:28:04

Cassius is great

everlong Mon 28-Jan-13 10:44:20

I love Eli. Cassius is perfect with it.

EbbNFlow Mon 28-Jan-13 10:19:55

Both nice. Prefer Cassius - Cass is a great nn.

Beehatch Mon 28-Jan-13 10:07:55

I prefer Cassian to Cassius

Ezra is an interesting name, but the only one I knew was spoilt and hyperactive which has rather ruined it for me

HillBillySillyBilly Mon 28-Jan-13 10:01:05

Ah thanks lockets, he loves his name also. Cass is a fantastic nn. I'm just trying to get my dh to agree he says it just makes him think of the boxer!! confused

lockets Sun 27-Jan-13 18:23:04

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