boy's name suggestions

(16 Posts)
curlyclaz13 Wed 06-Mar-13 21:08:07

We are stuck for a boy's name.
we don't want religious names or anything too popular we also don't want a family name (too many to list !)
so far we can only agree on Oscar which I think might be too popular although we will probably go for it anyway ! we liked Scarlett or Imogen for a girl. so any suggestions for other boys names ?

curlyclaz13 Wed 06-Mar-13 21:10:11

I also would prefer a name that can be shortened.

Oscar can't be shortened hmm

How about:

Emerson (Emmet)
Finlay (Finn)
Harris/Harrison (Harry)
Joel (Joe)
Edgar (Ed)

Or if you go without the shortening options:


blindworm Thu 07-Mar-13 02:17:58

Alexander (Alex, Xander)
Benjamin (Ben)
Jacob (Jake)
Oliver (Ollie)
Maximilian (Max)
Elijah (Eli)
Lucas (Luke)
Joshua (Josh)
Christopher (Chris, Kit)
Theodore (Theo, Ted, Teddy)

Bessie123 Thu 07-Mar-13 02:20:01

Have you all been drinking?? What terrible names. Although Oscar is nice.

Bessie123......and your contribution is?????????

How are they terrible names?!

OP we still haven't decided yet, but on my list is Finley, Rory, Charlie, Mathew, Joshua, Reuben and William.

curiousgeorgie Thu 07-Mar-13 09:03:12

Oscar can be shortened... My friends little boy is Ozzie..

(Awful but if you have an Oscar he might get this!)

forgot about that curiousgeorgie

Gwennan Thu 07-Mar-13 09:23:02

Casper, Caspian, Cassian, Cassius
Edison, Edmund, Edwin
Elliot, Ellis
Francis, Frank, Franklin
Lennon, Lennox
Montgomery, Montague, Monty

Not all ones I'd pick but going for variety!

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Thu 07-Mar-13 09:47:12

Agree Tobias (Toby) is very nice, or Alexander, (Ally, Alex, Lex, Xander, Sandy).

How about Rafferty, (Raf, Rafa, Rafe, Raffa, Rafi) or Edward, (Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Ned, Ted, Teddy)?

Oscarandelliesmum Thu 07-Mar-13 12:09:53

We have an Oscar shortened to Oscie, it's not too popular in scotland yet!

Choccybaby Sat 09-Mar-13 20:10:43

Oswin? nn still could be ozzy though.

Assajjventress Sat 09-Mar-13 20:18:22

Robert nn rob, robbie, bob, bobbie, bert, bertie
Lovely on a baby, boy & man

lifesobeautiful Sat 09-Mar-13 21:10:58

I loved Oscar when we were thinking of a boy's name, but unfortunately knew too many. I think Otto is lovely - and quite similar to Oscar, without being too common! Other suggestions:
Raphael (shorted to Raff or Rafe)
Sebastian (Seb or Bastian)

curlyclaz13 Mon 11-Mar-13 19:10:58

lots of nice names that we already have ruled out mainly as OH doesn't like them ! he doesn't like nearly every name I suggest. silly man. wink

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