Classic names

(12 Posts)
SleepForTheWeak Tue 18-Oct-16 21:41:08

Probably the first of many baby name threads from me!!! I'm only 6 weeks, we have a DD and it took us a long time to agree on a name so wanting to get ideas early this time!

We won't be finding out what we are having so both girl and boy suggestions welcome.

I like classic and timeless names, but nothing too obscure or hard to spell.
DH likes quite traditional names (think Andrew/David)

Scottish names would be at the top of our list, but not awkward Gaelic spellings.

Hit me with some names!

BlueChampagne Tue 18-Oct-16 22:25:28

Lachlan
Conrad
Hamish
Hector
Anthony
Alasdair

Fiona
Heather
Freya
Shona
Helen(a)
Zoe

SleepForTheWeak Tue 18-Oct-16 22:29:35

Thanks Blue.

Not keen on any of the boys names but I did like Freya and Zoe when pregnant with DD. They were vetoed by DH though (as were 95% of my suggestions)

theSwingingNun Tue 18-Oct-16 22:35:35

classic (Scottish) names

James
Alexander
Andrew
Blair
Gregor
Roderick
Lawrence

Margaret
Isobel
Jean
Annabel
Flora
Fenella
Rowena

SleepForTheWeak Tue 18-Oct-16 22:39:57

Gregor is my top choice for a boy, but DH doesn't like it. I also love Alexander.

DH likes Andrew but I find it a bit dull - every other boy was called Andrew when I was at school (or so it seemed) and where I live people with local accents will pronounce it 'Andra' which I really dislike!!

One of those girls names is very close to DD's name smile, and another is my middle name. Coincidentally, one of your boys name suggestions is DH's middle name!

BeastofCraggyIsland Tue 18-Oct-16 22:41:40

Alexander/Alex
Robert/Rob
Daniel/Dan
Matthew/Matt
Andrew
Gregor/Greg
Christopher
Cameron
Angus
Euan

Catherine/Kate
Hannah
Eleanor
Iona
Ellen
Alisa
Mairi

I find girl names harder than boy names!

BeastofCraggyIsland Tue 18-Oct-16 22:42:02

That should be Ailsa not Alisa!

SleepForTheWeak Tue 18-Oct-16 22:44:07

Euan was another boys name we both like although I don't like the ambiguity of the spelling. We both have names which are often spelled wrong, so preferably we will choose a name with no question of spelling!!

Mairi is nice although is a popular name here.

Sophronia Tue 18-Oct-16 22:56:37

Angus
Arran
Cameron
Calum
Douglas
Euan/Euan
Fergus
Finlay
Fraser
Innes
Keir
Murray
Rory
Struan
Tavish
Alexander
Archie
Christopher
James
Robert
William

Abigail
Ailsa
Catriona
Eilidh
Elspeth
Finola
Iona
Lillias
Morven
Mirren
Anna
Charlotte
Ellen
Isla
Maisie
Alexandra
Elsie
Hannah
Isobel
Lucy
Matilda
Rebecca
Susannah
Louisa

SleepForTheWeak Tue 18-Oct-16 23:01:13

Thank you soph - some great suggestions there!! We like Calum but the whole Calum/Callum thing puts me off. Same with Euan/Ewan.

One of your girl suggestions is DD's name so you're on the right track!! I also like Abigail and I really like Mirren.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Wed 19-Oct-16 10:36:12

Struan
Morag

lastqueenofscotland Wed 19-Oct-16 11:41:41

Emma
Charlotte
Olivia
Elizabeth
Caroline
Isobel
Anna
Amelia

Thomas
Henry
Harry
Charles
Nicolas

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