welsh boys names that my english OH will agree to !

(29 Posts)
isitseptemberyet Tue 06-Sep-16 13:23:15

Names like Tomos / Luc
We live in England, so although I love the more traditional Really welsh names my English husband wants something that isn't going to cause problems with pronunciations etc
Would Really appreciate suggestions ,
Thank you 😊

AmyC86 Tue 06-Sep-16 13:35:10

What about Tobias (Toe-by-as) to me it looks similar to your Tomos suggestion.

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 06-Sep-16 13:37:06

What about Griff/Gruff?

I love that name.

TheSunnySide Tue 06-Sep-16 13:37:37

Wil is my fave

Gwynfor
Trystan
Sion
Cian
Eic
Meic
Ceri
Dai
Hedd (Heth)
Rhod
Elgan
Oriel
Iolo (yolo)
Gruff (Griff)
Aron
Oan
Cai
Harri
Steffan
Huw

Tabsicle Tue 06-Sep-16 13:45:57

Oooh! I posted a great list of Welsh names earlier this week. My DH and I are going down that route, probably.

Owain
Dylan
Morgan
Aled
Emrys
Bryn
Gethin
Evan

Tuiles Tue 06-Sep-16 13:50:33

Idris
Gareth
Gwyn
Bryn
Ianto
Merlyn
Macsen
Morgan
Dylan
Rhys (or Reese)

I love Welsh names

sonlypuppyfat Tue 06-Sep-16 13:55:37

My dad was Welsh me and DH are English living in England and our kids have all got proper Welsh names, cos they are the best

dreamingofsun Tue 06-Sep-16 15:52:11

lloyd is missing. owen ....ie different spelling to that already mentioned

ilovewelshrarebit123 Tue 06-Sep-16 16:02:33

Gethin
Ifan pronounced e fan
Osian pronounced o Shan
Harri
Lloyd
Evan
Ioan (yo an)
Iestyn
Iolo
Macsen

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 06-Sep-16 16:04:13

Is Iolo pronounced yo-lo?

ilovewelshrarebit123 Tue 06-Sep-16 16:08:14

Yes, it's a popular Welsh name.

MitzyLeFrouf Tue 06-Sep-16 16:09:22

It's nice but it would remind me of that Yolo thing that da kidz say these days.

Spindelina Tue 06-Sep-16 16:22:59

Madoc

Sadik Tue 06-Sep-16 16:27:37

I love Macsen - and it's very easy for English speakers. Otherwise something like Gareth, Dylan, Morgan, Owain?

( Mitzy - dd was telling me about a classmate who was obsessed with marking her bags and all her books #YOLO and I spent half the conversation thinking she had a new boyfriend called Iolo . . . grin )

WatchingFromTheWings Tue 06-Sep-16 16:29:26

Dylan.
Rhys.
Osian.
Iestyn.
Owain.
Emyr.

bomfunk Tue 06-Sep-16 16:33:14

Aneurin? Most people aware of the name because of Aneurin bevan, and can be shortened to 'nye'

bomfunk Tue 06-Sep-16 16:39:01

Beware of names that will be constantly mispronounced. 'Hedd' for example will be mispronounced as 'head' (should sound like Haithe). Dylan will be Dillon instead of dull-Ann. Owain will be Owen. Don't even go there with dafydd, or basically any name with 'll', 'ch' or 'dd' letters grin

What about Trystan? Rhys? Macsen? Macs? Aled? Ioan?

smartyclogs Tue 06-Sep-16 16:39:05

Op, I've seen your other threads about boys names, have you discounted Hugo, Vincent, Francis and Nathaniel then?

DellaPorter Tue 06-Sep-16 16:48:20

Glyn

Sophronia Tue 06-Sep-16 17:11:51

Emlyn
Aled
Alwyn
Bryn
Carwyn
Dylan
Ellis
Evan
Harri
Huw
Idris
Macsen
Marc
Merrion
Morgan
Owen
Rhodri
Rhys
Rhydian
Steffan
Tristan

isitseptemberyet Tue 06-Sep-16 19:24:53

smartyclogs - hvnt found 'The One' yet, so still trying to add names to our list .. is that ok ?

Thanks for all the suggestions , very appreciated smile x

smartyclogs Tue 06-Sep-16 20:59:19

Op, yes of course!
Was just curious to know if the other names were still contenders or not.

Tiggeryoubastard Tue 06-Sep-16 21:06:23

Huw - the best uncle you could imagine so maybe I'm biased. Do so love the name.
Geraint. Quite easy for English tongues. And a fantastic name.

dreamingofsun Tue 06-Sep-16 21:14:49

husband like geraint.....it reminded me of grunt though....do agree about huw being fab though

Tiggeryoubastard Tue 06-Sep-16 23:33:46

Omg no, not grunt. In my (ignorant) Englishness Geraint is very easy. Gerant. Bit (not a lot) more pronunciation in Welsh but beautiful.

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