Week overdue, STILL no boys name...

(40 Posts)
flowerygirl Thu 28-Mar-13 18:19:06

Currently a week overdue, I wanted Duncan but DH says no, and no to every other suggestion I've made! Rude if you ask me, I'm the one who'll be going through the labour and have put up with pregnancy...!

Will take any suggestions, just not Charlie, Jack, Max, Oliver, George, Alfie, Harry or any other name that is ridiculously popular. Great names just don't want him to be the 5th in his class!

PLEASE HELP!!

intheshed Thu 28-Mar-13 18:22:52

Nathaniel - my favourite ever name, sadly it didn't suit either of my DDs grin Please use it!

flowerygirl Thu 28-Mar-13 18:26:40

That's funny as it's actually a family name! Just worry everyone will shorten it to Nathan...

Clargo55 Thu 28-Mar-13 18:30:18

Nathaniel is lovely I would shorten to Nate.

How about Elias (Eli), Tobias (Toby), Daniel?

intheshed Thu 28-Mar-13 18:33:34

Peter is, I think, another lovely name that is often overlooked. Don't know any under the age of 30!

This time 4 years ago I was a week overdue, so you have my sympathy.
We named that overdue baby Nicholas, which (I think) is one of the best boys names ever.

gingeme Thu 28-Mar-13 20:14:50

David
Kieran
Mason

Good luck with the birth. smile

Douglas
Alastair
Miles
Merrick
Ewan
Gregor
Andrew
Fraser
Martin

OrangeLily Thu 28-Mar-13 21:29:42

Arlo

LittleMissLidl Thu 28-Mar-13 21:33:00

If I wasn't having a boy I'd be having a Jonah... Fabulous name and <whispers> I was slightly disappointed when I found out it was a girl just because I had my heart set on the name.

ParmaViolette Thu 28-Mar-13 21:43:45

River
Byron
Arlo
Evan
Emmett
Kristopher nn Kit
Niall
Kier
Jase

bigbluebump Fri 29-Mar-13 11:11:17

Quentin - I'm biased though smile.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Fri 29-Mar-13 12:41:01

Oh how sweet DS is waiting for you to choose a name (tries to look on bright side of flowerygirl ready to pop).

Nathaniel or Nate if you dislike Nathan?

James/Jamie
Matthew
Rory
Hallam
Ross
Zachary

Hope you meet him very soon smile

Snazzynewyear Fri 29-Mar-13 12:50:25

David, Ewan, Stephen

or come up with something outlandish and insist to DH that that is THE name. Insist in this especially during labour. He will then be happy to settle for Duncan wink

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Fri 29-Mar-13 12:51:59

Curious: what has DH suggested?

flowerygirl Fri 29-Mar-13 18:56:58

The ONLY suggestion DH has come up with is Truman! We tested it out on family/friends and they all absolutely hated it so I said we couldn't have it, but he is still keen! Or William as it's his Dad's name but I think it's too popular.

Currently 8 days overdue now.. urgh. Don't know if it will be a boy or girl, but girl's name was sorted before we were even trying for a baby! Luckily he agreed on that one at least!

Hmm - Truman/Duncan - so we are looking for a compromise between those two?

Roderick
Emmerson
Lorne
Lyall
Edgar
Elliot
Innis
Miller
Walker
Willis

SanityClause Fri 29-Mar-13 19:48:26

Seeker did a thread a couple of weeks ago about good old fashioned names that aren't too popular, at the moment. I'll see if I can find it.

(I like Duncan, BTW. What is wrong with him!)

Snazzynewyear Fri 29-Mar-13 19:50:11

I have to say, I like Truman. Do you like it? Family and friends will suck it up if they have to.

Of soontobe's list I like Lyall and Elliot.

SanityClause Fri 29-Mar-13 19:52:48
flowerygirl Fri 29-Mar-13 21:25:32

Thanks for that SanityClause!

I did like Truman but now it has got out to everyone we liked it, all we get are 'hahahaha no not seriously?' comments so it's completely ruined the name for me! Learnt our lesson, next kid we won't tell a soul and just go for what we like.

One name we agree on is Hunter, I absolutely love it, good strong name. But think there will be a lot of raised eyebrows as it's a very hard name for a baby (but great for a man, IMO!) What do you all think?

CityGal29 Fri 29-Mar-13 23:26:46

Go with Duncan! It's a fantastic name a bit like
Dominic that's never been faddy.
He'll change his mind after - just start calling the baby Duncan :-)

bridgetsmum Fri 29-Mar-13 23:40:37

How about Declan?

Don't like Hunter, it's a bit pretentious IMHO sorry x

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Sat 30-Mar-13 17:16:42

I prefer Hunter to Truman in all honesty.

How about Dexter or Holden?

Glad you have a name sorted for a DD!

KLou111 Sat 30-Mar-13 17:41:03

Our son is Euan.
I like Curtis, Travis, Keiran smile

KLou111 Sat 30-Mar-13 17:41:33

Dexter very popular in our parts.

Frikadellen Sat 30-Mar-13 18:50:34

I like Truman dont mind Duncan either.

What about

Conrad
Noah
Jeremy
Bastian
Bruno

flowerygirl Sat 30-Mar-13 19:02:24

I think Truman is kind of in the Gordon/Norman category...bit geeky?!

Both liked Dexter but really popular round here.

How about Anderson? Or is that too 'surnamey'? Also like Eamon but pretty sure people will just think of Holmes!

CheshireDing Sat 30-Mar-13 20:46:48

I love River but we had a girl.

Ralph, Rafe are fab too?

Duncan hmm ?

gingeme Sat 30-Mar-13 23:29:31

Just to confuse issues is he having a middle name ?

MortifiedAdams Sat 30-Mar-13 23:31:57

Tristan
Otis

gingeme Mon 01-Apr-13 13:45:21

Any news ?

KittenOfDoom Mon 01-Apr-13 15:48:09

John

BNmum Mon 01-Apr-13 16:06:10

Thinking along the lines of Hunter what about Warwick?

Wishfulmakeupping Mon 01-Apr-13 16:10:53

Another vote for Jonah like littlemiss that was the name until we found out we were having a girl smile

flowerygirl Mon 01-Apr-13 18:38:28

Our surname begins with J so trying to steer clear of J first names!

Still no baby yet, 11 days overdue now, so fed up!

Love Otis but DH says no sad How about Lincoln as a first name?

rootypig Mon 01-Apr-13 18:56:45

Dexter is dreadful. Yy to Nathaniel/Nate, Hunter and Anderson. Though the last would be Andy which I think is a bit naff. Lincoln is a verrrry serious name for a boy.

Cathycat Mon 01-Apr-13 19:03:23

I like Lincoln.

What about:

Tate
Dorian
Lyall
Emerson
Frank

KLou111 Mon 01-Apr-13 20:46:49

Is that where he was conceived wink I like it. What about Devon?
Bet you're pulling your hair out now!

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