A sibling for Harrison..

(29 Posts)
BluddyNora Sat 29-Dec-12 21:43:58

Hi all, I'm fairly new here smile

I've one DS Harrison and I'm expecting DS2 in feb. we're really stuck deciding on names, hence why I'm posting!

On our list are:
Hudson (very samey and in my previous life as a nanny I had a charge called Hudson so some people might think it's weird?)
Mason (another 'son')
Riley (oh not impressed with!)
Blake (we love this but it's also our dogs name!)
Lennon (I don't think I'm brave enough to use this, don't want to be the woman who gave her children names from the Beatles!)
Niall (again, oh not keen)
Lewis (I adore but it's my oh's cousin's DS's name, that we've never met...)

The surname is Hancock...

Opinions and other suggestions gratefully received!

Tamdin Sat 29-Dec-12 21:47:34

Mitchell
Curtis
Francis
Love Blake (my cousin's name and he's lovely)

Tamdin Sat 29-Dec-12 21:49:04

Carter

catinsantasboots Sat 29-Dec-12 21:49:55

Dominic

ouryve Sat 29-Dec-12 21:51:09

Ford.
George.

runs

GalaxyDisaStar Sat 29-Dec-12 22:20:29

We have quite different taste, but I'd definitely rule out Hudson and Mason as too similar to Harrison.

Are you after another 'surname as first name' given lots on your shortlist?

Bailey
Carter
Cole?

ODearMe Sat 29-Dec-12 22:22:43

Jackson?

FairyChristmas Sat 29-Dec-12 22:37:49

I know 2 Harrisons and both have DB's called Oscar.

BluddyNora Sat 29-Dec-12 22:46:00

Not particularly wanting another surname, they're just what I seem to like blush

I had thought of Jackson but again, it's too similar I think.

ouryve I've heard it all before!! wink

farmersdaugther Sat 29-Dec-12 22:49:11

Jensen?

CJMommy Sat 29-Dec-12 22:50:14

Otis?
Hardy?
Taylor?

GalaxyDisaStar Sat 29-Dec-12 22:52:40

You're allowed to like that sort of name- regardless what the MN jury say wink.

Personally I'd rule out anything ending in -son as it will sound very similar.

ODearMe Sat 29-Dec-12 23:40:02

How about Flynn? grin

Ruprekt Sat 29-Dec-12 23:42:47

Logan
Layton
Morgan
Rowan
Warrick

doublecakeplease Sat 29-Dec-12 23:52:12

Girl i work with named her son 'Miller' i love it and think it goes well with Harrison

redspottydress Sun 30-Dec-12 00:04:51

Samuel. We were considering Samuel and Harrison, sounds nice together I think.

nelly83 Sun 30-Dec-12 13:42:26

Miller? taught a lovely boy with this name once x

GalaxyDisaStar Sun 30-Dec-12 16:07:43

Miller is nice with Harrison.

Any you like from this list and maybe people can suggest some similar. Can't have you naming your son after your dog can we wink

GalaxyDisaStar Sun 30-Dec-12 16:08:18

Argh. Meant grin

RobinsBaubleSparkles Sun 30-Dec-12 16:10:40

I know 3 Harrisons.
One has a brother called George and one has a brother called Dylan. The other has a sister so no help there!

BluddyNora Sun 30-Dec-12 21:00:01

I do like Miller! It's definately on the list, I'm hoping its a 'grower' for my DP.

My DP has a family full of boys so that takes out quite a few. Then if I cross off all the children I've nannied for/ dads that I've worked for that narrows it further. I think Lewis is still my number one choice but its not just up to me!

I'm appreciating all the suggestions though smile

AmandaCooper Mon 31-Dec-12 06:12:05

My friend has a Harrison and an Archie.

Rowan1204 Mon 31-Dec-12 10:30:19

Greyson?

StellaNova Mon 31-Dec-12 10:36:31

Marlow?
Linton?

Ruprekt Mon 31-Dec-12 13:16:25

Slater

LoveYouForeverMyBaby Mon 31-Dec-12 13:21:05

I think mason is nice and carter . What about Jackson?

3smellysocks Tue 01-Jan-13 23:22:45

Blake

AmandaPayne Tue 01-Jan-13 23:30:17

3Smelly - she has a dog called Blake. She can't name the child after the dog! shock

Lesson 101 of pet and toy naming - don't use a name you might want for a future child!

AmandaPayne Tue 01-Jan-13 23:30:59

ps. Had a friend who did that with the name Henry...

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