Struggling with a first name to go with middle name Hugh.

(31 Posts)
farmersdaugther Fri 15-Feb-13 13:54:15

I'd like to use Hugh as a middle name (after my brother) but I'm struggling to think of a suitable first name.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Jojay Fri 15-Feb-13 13:55:30

Alexander

farmersdaugther Fri 15-Feb-13 13:57:13

Great name, but my sister has an Alexander!

PPT Fri 15-Feb-13 14:00:40

Benjamin
Michael
Elliot
Oscar
Peter
Sebastian
Simon
Dominic

... I think you definitely need a two or three syllable name!

farmersdaugther Fri 15-Feb-13 14:11:51

Thanks PPT I was thinking that same thing. My brother is Hugh X X Surname and it works better.

We have a 3 syllable surname ourselves

I have a Hugh! First name though. And a three syllable surname.

His middle names is Banedict which I think rolls nicely.

FFs.

Benedict.

magbob Fri 15-Feb-13 14:37:28

My ds has Hugh as his middle name and he is called Robert. I think that works well. I really regret not calling him Hugh, a family name, but was concerned about nicknames.

TremoloGreen Fri 15-Feb-13 14:47:37

Frederick
Francis
William
Benjamin
Edward
Joshua
Nathaniel
Samuel
Lawrence
Vincent
Victor
Daniel

cherrycherry41 Fri 15-Feb-13 14:56:24

oscar hugh sounds nice smile x

Cumber. grin You could claim it's a family name.

singaporeswing Fri 15-Feb-13 15:07:41

Benjamin was my first thought, Benjamin Hugh is just gorgeous!

farmersdaugther Fri 15-Feb-13 19:14:27

Thank you for the suggestions. Ace.

Annoying we can't use for various reason, Edward, Frederick or Dominic.

Oscar Hugh X does sounds great, as well as Lawrence. Had already suggested this to DH.

Love Benjamin however one of my very very best friends has a Ben. However we only see each other every 2 or 3 years. I don't think this is a problem?

I would love a Peter, however DH doesn't like the nn Pete. Boo boo!

Daniel, is great. Concerned about its popularity and not a massive fan of Dan.

Scone I would utterly love love to use Hugh as a first name, however I already have a DD starting with a 'H' however it's silent.

The only name DH and I can agree on his James or Jamie. Still TTC..but i'm a planner control freak grin

It is a family name for us too and although I was concerned about nicknames, no one apart from me uses them though, not even 'H' which was one I worried about.

And despite the fact that he is taller than my 9yr old dd even though he is 7, he hasn't been called Huge.

I don't call him hubaloo, hubster, or hunky monkey, no siree

My comment makes a bit more sense (although not much) in the context that I misread the OP and thought you were looking for a middle name to go with the first name Hugh.

I'll just get my coat... smile

It made me laugh three

and gave me another name to torment him with, poor child

legalalien Fri 15-Feb-13 21:03:38

Something norman for sure. I like Robert Hugh as magbob suggests, but otherwise William? Or Richard? Frederic(k)?

legalalien Fri 15-Feb-13 21:05:12

Or Geoffrey? Not a huge fan myself but it does go well with Hugh.

LedaOfSparta Fri 15-Feb-13 21:12:06

Oooooohh Hugh is a great name.

I have a Hugh James if that helps?

Nickname wise for Hugh we go with Shug, Hugh Pugh, Hughdle Noodle, or just Huge (cos he is a big boy). grin

WomanvsFood Fri 15-Feb-13 21:18:09

I have a Christopher Hugh smile

YippeeTeenager Fri 15-Feb-13 21:35:33

Alexander Hugh.

iheartmycat Sat 16-Feb-13 03:45:58

Graham Hugh
Edward Hugh
David Hugh
Christopher Hugh

farmersdaugther Sat 16-Feb-13 12:33:18

Still struggling with Hugh as a middle name. I think it's due to it being 1 syllable and the fact our surname is 3 syllable.

Thinking about maybe something like:

James Edward Hugh Surname

Jonathan Hugh?

Give in to the dark side and use it as a first name...you know you want to...grin

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