help me think of more names (not for the faint hearted)

(61 Posts)
bundaberg Fri 11-Oct-13 19:26:48

So... this is my "short" list.... looking for any suggestions of names I might also like based on these.
Bear in mind I'm not asking for people to rate these names I've already picked out, but to suggest others I might want to add wink (and yes, I know that won't stop you grin )

Boys:
Cosmo
Augustus
Beau
Jesse
Lars
Levi
Sebastian

Girls:
Frances
Zelda
Mavis
Leonora
Emmeline
Astrid
Clementine
Isadora
Violet
Miranda

bundaberg Sat 02-Nov-13 21:45:21

conrad is very cool. had it on my list for ds3!

ZenNudist Fri 01-Nov-13 07:13:29

Like this thread for unusual name ideas. I looked up the huge list of Shakespearean names. There's a treasure trove of great names there.

I'm considering Conrad should baby number 2 be a boy.

bundaberg Tue 29-Oct-13 14:24:40

i think dp vetoed Jesse the last couple of times! but we'll see wink

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

bundaberg Mon 28-Oct-13 20:29:43

am not due til april, so have plenty of time to agonise over this wink

i realise i should probably be creating a shorter list rather than a longer one... but i'd hate to miss out on the best.name.ever

bundaberg Mon 28-Oct-13 20:27:43

arhgh, so sorry I didn't come back to this until now! had a lot going on and couldn't find space in my head to be thinking ofmore baby names... until now!

this is my current list... just going to go back through more recent posts and see if there is anyhting else i want to add grin

boys:
Cosmo
Augustus
Beau
Jesse
Lars
Levi
Sebastian
Joss
Skyler

Girls:
Frances
Zelda
Mavis
Leonora
Emmeline
Astrid
Clementine
Isadora
Violet
Miranda
Alice (dp made me put this one)

Cocolikeschocolate Thu 17-Oct-13 11:29:53

Girls: Lilibet, Purdey, Sabrina, Luciana
Boys: Egidio, Guido, Celeste

lottiegarbanzo Thu 17-Oct-13 10:26:23

Also, I do think you've got some really good ones on your lists already.

Zelda jumps out at me today, really distinctive, strong but pretty, unusual but difficult to mispronounce or mis-spell. I can only think of Zelda Fitzgerald whose life story was very tempestuous and sad but her book 'Save Me the Waltz', which she wrote in six weeks, while FS spent years toiling over 'Tender is the Night', is fantastic, almost as good, just far less even and polished. So I think of her as rather amazing.

I like Joss too but do think it has to be Jocelyn.
Also like Ludovic and Corin, also Malachi.
Levi makes me think there's a seam of interesting Jewish names you might like.

lottiegarbanzo Thu 17-Oct-13 10:14:56

Answering before reading further:

Beatrice
Celestine
Ursula
Hespera
Sybil
Louisa

Theodore
Kier
Isaac
some other less common Old Testament ones that don't spring to mind right now, like Ezekiel or Shadrach but probably not those.

hatsybatsy Thu 17-Oct-13 10:01:41

Irene
Dorothea
Persephone

Gregor
Quentin
Lucius

BelleOfTheBorstal Thu 17-Oct-13 02:41:58

May I offer:
Hebe
Margot
Bertram
Hadrian

mathanxiety Thu 17-Oct-13 02:36:27

Vanessa

Ludovic

Eric
Bertram
Elijah

Veronica
Marilla
Alanna

PrawnWidge Wed 16-Oct-13 13:55:23

Ludlow

Merryn

Vashti
Meryl
Freya

Conrad
Lewis
Torin

Blaise for either

Anjou Wed 16-Oct-13 12:56:44

When are you due, bundaberg? I meant to say in my last post, let us know what you go for!

x post!

You should talk to FRIGG you seem to have similar taste in names.....

I offer

Arlo
Asher

Erika
Vida

AgathaPinchBottom Sun 13-Oct-13 20:57:36

Clement, willoughby, Raffety, Marcel

Lydia, Vita, Vida, Decca,

bundaberg Sun 13-Oct-13 20:16:04

ahh so many people on my wavelength! def a few more here to add to the list :-D

lovely to hear a couple of you have a Cosmo too, was preparing myself for some slating over that one

Oriunda Sun 13-Oct-13 08:49:09

I have a Cosmo! So pleased to see someone having it on their short list!

MortifiedAdams Sun 13-Oct-13 08:47:54

Travis

Hester

AndThatsWhatIThinkOfYou Sun 13-Oct-13 08:45:32

Augustus
Jesse. ---- love these!!

Not sure. on the girls names Marianne? Amelie?

sonniebonnie Sun 13-Oct-13 07:58:22

Austin
Quentin

Anya
Greta

mathanxiety Sun 13-Oct-13 07:16:53

Vita
Mirabel
Cosima
Marit
Frieda
Aphra
Pernilla
Drusilla
Mahalia
Mila

Hamish
Coleman
Fergus
Casimir
Owen
Holden
Asher
Axel
Jude
Patrick

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