What is your favourite name for a boy?

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I am so stuck on a boys name.
Since I was a child I have liked Brandon. I also like Rhys (I am part welsh). But OH doesn't like either.
He likes Logan hmm and the first name needs to go with the middle name Matthew (family thing).
I sort of like Damien (but my mum moans about the Omen film!).

TallulahBetty Fri 27-Sep-13 07:26:41

I really like Logan sorry OP

I loved Ellis when pregnant but DH said no angry

MoominsYonisAreScary Fri 27-Sep-13 07:27:38

Ive always liked Calab but dp doesnt so we have 5 ds but no Calab.

Very nearly got my way as it took so long to name ds5 but I coulsnt do it in the end as dp dislikes it so much

MikeLitoris Fri 27-Sep-13 07:30:02

I love Elias but no more dc for us so will never use it.

Also loved Dexter but sounded terrible with surname.

EldritchCleavage Fri 27-Sep-13 10:58:11

Do you like the surnames as first names trend? My US relatives go to school with a Parker and a Davis. Also thought of:
Ezra
Ivan/Ivo
Jude
Connor
Travis
Jackson
Lewis
Hywel
Clarke
Rowley
Sheridan.
On another thread I've just mentioned finding the (boy's) name Thayne, which I've never heard before but quite like.

TinyTear Fri 27-Sep-13 12:40:16

Arthur

nancerama Fri 27-Sep-13 12:47:35

I love Barnaby. DH doesn't.

He seized the opportunity to bestow DS with his preferred name after a 30 hour induction and EMCS. I like DS's name, but there are hundreds of them in our area. I wanted something unusual for him.

tammytoby Fri 27-Sep-13 12:51:29

If you like Brandon and Damian and your dh likes Logan how about these similar names (well, in that they are 2 syllables and end in n):
Adrian
Rowan
Reuben
Quentin
Cassian
Brendan

If my oh could have his way our son would have any marvel characters name! Hence he likes Logan (Wolverine).
I like Travis, good call EldritchCleavage

EldritchCleavage Fri 27-Sep-13 14:46:25

Oh good!
Marvel, eh? Get him to come up with a list. You never know, you might find something you really like.

Clargo55 Fri 27-Sep-13 14:50:50

Elias

FuckyNell Fri 27-Sep-13 14:56:48

William or Noah

I also quite like Fraser and Christopher. Not chris though

miffybun73 Sat 28-Sep-13 16:21:08

Daniel (Dan)
Joseph (Joe)

Please tell me your views on these:
Luca / lucas
Tobias /Toby
Lucien
Tristian
Xander
Damian / Damon
Elijah
Rhys
Logan
Brandon

All to go with middle name Matthew.

Sadie204 Sat 28-Sep-13 16:41:07

Lol mumof2 I've actually suggested Aurora, Arietty and Ariella to DH but he has vetoed them all! Really wish I hadn't used up Alyssa as DD1's middle name. We've got a shortlist now at least though as of last night hmm

DizzyPurple Sat 28-Sep-13 16:42:26

Elliott

Sadie204 Sat 28-Sep-13 16:51:15

Ooops forgot to post the rest lol!

I like Lucas but not Luca so much.
Love Tobias but we couldn't use it as it's OH cousin
Not keen on Lucien/Tristan/Elijah
Actually really like Xander, bit more unusual
Love the rest.

Depends on your surname though. We can't use Rhys as our surname is only one syllable and sounds silly together. Think they all sound fine with Matthew as middle name but think the ones that sounds best are Logan/Brandon/Rhys/Xander.

Thank you Sadie, surname is Gill so an easy one to go with. I love the name Alba for a girl if your still looking for names? Love Alyssa!

Suzieismyname Sat 28-Sep-13 21:05:30

Jamie, Hector, Thierry

ZenNudist Sat 28-Sep-13 22:41:37

Damian is nice. I think the omen ref is so old as to be irrelevant.

Littlecherublegs Sat 28-Sep-13 22:48:39

Current favourites are:
Nathan
Leon
Joseph
Aidan / Hayden
Christian
Anthony
Lewis
Shaun
Daniel
Simon
Joel
Zachary
Marcus
Jared
Caleb
Jacob
Ciaran
Justin
Harrison
Isaac

Littlecherublegs Sat 28-Sep-13 22:53:07

Oh and should have said I like Luca / Lucas (& Luke), Tobias and Elijah from your list.

Foosyerdoos Sat 28-Sep-13 22:57:05

Fergus
Kier
Innes
Lachlan

I like Jared, but am a massive fan of 30 seconds to mars and OH with think I want name bacause if Jared Leto!

laura0007 Sun 29-Sep-13 16:29:57

My DS due in February will be Leo Elliot. These are the ONLY boys names I liked! I'm sure I liked more before I became pregnant but hormones do weird things to your body!

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