Got no boys names at all. Help!

(27 Posts)
Inglori0us Thu 21-Nov-13 07:21:21

Got no boys names at all.
None.
DH is annoying & useless and just suggests outrageous and ridiculous names (Greek gods, Roman emperors, culturally inappropriate etc), that he doesn't for a moment think we will ever use. He's just being an arse.
We like traditional but uncommon names and all the names I like are in the top 10 or 20 which I'd ideally want to avoid.
We have a one syllable last name and dd is called Alex.
Any suggestions gratefully received, otherwise Agamemnon it is. grin

HoneyandRum Sun 24-Nov-13 06:17:31

What are some of the names DH likes and maybe we can find something a bit tamer that you could both live with?

Retroformica Sun 24-Nov-13 00:01:14

Kit and Sebastian

Tubemole1 Sat 23-Nov-13 23:50:22

Thinking of boys names I know from our school:

Gabrial
Bobby
Oscar
Ramiz
Albert
Malachy
Anthony
Lewis
Jacob, known as Jake

From Work:

David
Paul
Peter
Michael
Joseph, known as Joe
Jonathon
James (lots of J's!)
Eddie
Sean
Lee

HoneyandRum Sat 23-Nov-13 21:06:24

Jonathan

absentmindeddooooodles Thu 21-Nov-13 18:00:16

Sebastian
Jude
Seth
Dominic
Sonny
Reuben
Jacob
Christopher
Jesse
Henry

Inglori0us Thu 21-Nov-13 17:57:38

I love Arthur but it doesn't go with out last name (sounds like a famous persons name).
I like Wilf but DH hates it. And he suggested Ragnor. Seriously.

Inglori0us Thu 21-Nov-13 17:55:15

Ooh, I like Lucas.
Love Samuel and Leo but close friends have used these names.
Most of our friends have boys and they've used all the good names. That's what you get for having kids after everyone else!

SadPander Thu 21-Nov-13 17:54:34

I would be going for Arthur (if DH would give in!) its traditional but not too high up in the ONS baby names list.

LondonInHighHeeledBoots Thu 21-Nov-13 17:21:58

Sebastian, Stefan, Lucas, Noah, Jasper, Casper, Caspian, Leo/Leon, Lorcan, Philip, Marcus, Joshua, Edward, Matthew

Caff2 Thu 21-Nov-13 15:03:26

I've got a Samuel and a Leo. Not wildly exciting names, I'll grant you, but they seem to have done the job for us smile

Sylvester
Gregory
Anthony
Paul
Stefan
Edgar
Ewan
Jacob
Jonah (Joe)

curlew Thu 21-Nov-13 14:09:09

Timothy-known as Tim

curlew Thu 21-Nov-13 14:08:29

Patrick

Inglori0us Thu 21-Nov-13 14:05:27

Thanks everyone.
I like Nathaniel and Nate but really dislike Nathan due to it being the name of an awful man I used to know.
My problem is I associate lots of names with people and/or things then there's no way I can use it. For example Felix = cat food to me.
Also our last name is short and is also a noun so lots of names sound weird with it.
I like Ellis and Aidan.
I also have an irrational dislike of last names as first names like Harrison, Fletcher etc.
God, I'm a fussy old bag.

Catnap26 Thu 21-Nov-13 14:03:49

Finley
Nate
Nathaniel
Chuck
Ruffus
Twm
Reagan

hulabaloo Thu 21-Nov-13 14:00:27

Actually Alexandra and Agamemmnon go well together and are both Greek gods/goddesses smile.

hulabaloo Thu 21-Nov-13 13:58:44

Quentin
Dominic

sonlypuppyfat Thu 21-Nov-13 12:43:42

My favourite boys name is Ira every pregnant woman I meet I try and convince them!

ToffeeJungle Thu 21-Nov-13 12:37:50

Nathan
Leon
Hayden / Aidan
Joel
Reuben
Christian
Theo
Anthony
Zachary / Zac
Ciaran
Marcus
Ellis
Dylan
Ryan
Blake
Rory
Fletcher
Spencer
Fraser
Jason
Tobias / Toby
Jonah

ooerrmissus Thu 21-Nov-13 11:33:09

Hector

sandfrog Thu 21-Nov-13 11:27:52

Ellis
Harvey
Jacob/Jake
Owen
Julian
Adam
Tristan
Edwin
Alfred
Nathaniel
Saul
David

Tiredemma Thu 21-Nov-13 09:52:04

Harry

hatebeak Thu 21-Nov-13 09:51:11

Robert
Bartholomew
Robin
Nathaniel
Victor
Francis
Leon

thecakeisalie Thu 21-Nov-13 08:55:33

Funny you mention Roman emperor names as the boys name my DH likes is Gaius as in Gaius Julius Caesar. I just haven't been able to bring myself to use it as its quite unusual and I think with really unusual names you have to have to be 100% sure you love the name to use it.

Boys names I like -

Tobias
Morgan (unisex)
Marcus
Spencer
Edwin (Family name)
Gideon (DH suggested this so not sure if I actually like this or not)
Dexter (DS2's name)

Would tell you ds1's name but its more unusual and it would totally out me smile

We like names that aren't really unusual but aren't in the top 100 names either. I find boys name really hard I don't know if it's just because we've had 2 boys already but I have a huge list of girls names and a handful of boys names!

Inglori0us Thu 21-Nov-13 07:53:12

I love Kit too but sadly it doesn't go with our last name.
Peter is a great name but we have a couple in the family already.
I like Evan (and Ivan too).
Rex makes me think of the dinosaur in Toy Story!
Names I like are:
Jack
Tom
Elliott
Fred
Isaac
But none of then feel right or they're too popular or they don't go with our last name.

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