Brother for Tristan?

(46 Posts)
Jumingi Wed 11-Sep-13 19:54:31

It took us 5 weeks and 6 days to choose a name for DS1 (and even then, I was wobbling) but now DS2 has come along and I'd like to name him a bit quicker! ignores the fact that he's 3 weeks old already

Names so far:

Oscar - love this but we know lots of Oscars already and it's very popular
Theo - I can't reconcile myself (stupidly I know!) to giving him a shortened version of a name, and I'm not a fan of Theodore
Caspian - current favorite, but when I've been subtly sounding it out with a few family members, they've thought it was pretty pretentious and on par with Tarquin
Caspar
Zacariah - not keen on Zac though
Lysander
Silas
And at this point, Baby. It's unique, suits him and it means I don't have to bloody think of another name!

Any suggestions gratefully received or just validation that Caspian is a perfectly acceptable name

Congratulations.

Tristan is gorgeos and tbh none of your list (to me) feel as good. Oscar is my favourite. Not overfond of Caspian. Actively dislike Silas, sorry.

Benedict
Oliver
Barnaby
Bartholomew
Christopher
Andrew

gorgeous

SPBisResisting Wed 11-Sep-13 20:00:00

We were going to go for arthur or dylan. Dd is glad we didn't

rockybalboa Wed 11-Sep-13 20:02:59

Loooove Caspian but it does have quite a similar sound to Caspian. What about Casper or Jasper? I have a Barnaby so would highly recommend that. We had Tristan on our list for DS2 and names we have also considered are Gabriel, Miles, Magnus, Fergus, Angus, Felix...

rockybalboa Wed 11-Sep-13 20:03:18

Similar sound to Tristan even...

dizzy77 Wed 11-Sep-13 20:04:41

Jasper? Hugo? Barnaby? Rupert?

Plannersareus Wed 11-Sep-13 20:06:57

Toby

Toomuch2young Wed 11-Sep-13 20:07:39

Love Oscar and theo. Hate Silas!

What about Tobias? Or Saul?
Tristan is a gorgeous name.

Clargo55 Wed 11-Sep-13 20:08:37

How about Tristan and Elias? Nn Eli, I think they sound lovely together.

Silas is my favourite from your list.

Elias is yummy - a zillion times nicer than Silas.

Jumingi Wed 11-Sep-13 20:15:36

I love Barnaby, Bartholemew, Elias and Gabriel but DP vetoed them. Dylan was on the list too but we know a few Dylans so decided against it.

It's such a responsibility, and in my sleep deprived state I'm not trusting my judgement. I spent a good few days wondering about "Oswald" - didn't particularly like the name but thought it sounded good with Tristan until DP pointed out we'd have a Tristan and Oswald which isn't a million miles away from Tristan and Isolde! blush

chickydoo Wed 11-Sep-13 20:18:21

Sebastian

Clargo55 Wed 11-Sep-13 20:21:40

What about the Tobias (Toby) suggestion from above? Or Nathaniel? Nn Nate.

How about more Cornish names to go with Tristan?
Lowen
Sennen
Piran
Jowan
Perran

Clargo55 Wed 11-Sep-13 20:23:56

Or Castiel, Cassius? Nn Cass.

yegodsandlittlefishes Wed 11-Sep-13 20:24:29

Siegfried of course!

EugenesAxe Wed 11-Sep-13 20:28:14

That's what I thought yegods. Or James.

3MenAndMe Wed 11-Sep-13 20:30:48

Seth

OliviaMMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 11-Sep-13 20:32:07

<lurk>
Love Tristan

impatienttobemummy Wed 11-Sep-13 20:39:22

Ours is called baby too! I might steal Tristan for DS2!
Don't go for Oscar there are lots.

impatienttobemummy Wed 11-Sep-13 20:39:57

Like jasper too

PixelAteMyFace Wed 11-Sep-13 22:16:25

Another one for Seth here!

How about Marcus or Benedict? Gideon or Alexis?

PixelAteMyFace Wed 11-Sep-13 22:16:25

Another one for Seth here!

How about Marcus or Benedict? Gideon or Alexis?

everlong Wed 11-Sep-13 22:33:07

I would put Magnus with Tristan.

FunnysInLaJardin Wed 11-Sep-13 22:37:14

Simeon or Fabian or Rafe?

I knew a Tristan with a brother called Dominic - think they sound lovely together.

CoolStoryBro Wed 11-Sep-13 23:40:06

Elliot

pol2012 Thu 12-Sep-13 00:00:40

I have a Tristan, his brothers are Tobias, Joshua and Morgan.
I would have chosen Elliot but dh hated it.

hellokitty123 Thu 12-Sep-13 14:34:35

Tristan & Magnus
Tristan & Dominic
Tristan & Quentin
Tristan & Caspar

From your list I like Lysander best.

How about: Conrad, Ambrose, Arthur, Quentin

Wibblytummy Thu 12-Sep-13 15:32:18

Tristan and...

Evan
Ashton
Carter
Logan
Teddy (Edward)

lljkk Thu 12-Sep-13 21:09:02

I have a Tristan and on your list I can only stomach Silas, and even then not much. Of those suggested on thread, Elliot is only one I warm to.

I really wanted Raymond for DS.

Maybe Sylvester (Sly?)
Mind, I went to school with a Forest (nn=Frosty).

TheWave Fri 13-Sep-13 11:17:56

I like the idea of Tristan with
Marius
Marcus
Magnus

Sadie204 Fri 13-Sep-13 20:14:24

I know a Tristan with a brother Ethan, maybe a bit too popular compared to your other suggestions though. Think Elliot sounds nice as does Tobias, Quentin, Caspar and Sebastian. Good luck

MortifiedAdams Fri 13-Sep-13 20:16:18

Oscar from your list.

or Max.

tsw Fri 13-Sep-13 20:27:26

My first was Tristan.

We're planning on Fabian if we have a boy this time.

Yika Fri 13-Sep-13 20:31:25

Darius
Julian
Guy
Hugh

ohmymimi Sun 15-Sep-13 20:53:02

Shandy?

thegreylady Sun 15-Sep-13 20:58:35

Just Theo would be lovely
Guy goes well and I like Caspian and Gideon as well as Gilbert and Arthur.

emopod Sat 05-Oct-13 13:22:03

I have twin boys called Tristan and Elyan; both were knights of the round table.

HasItStartedYet Sat 05-Oct-13 17:47:57

I know a Tristan with a brother called Logan.

iowastate196 Sun 06-Oct-13 22:01:48

ELIOT
GEORGE
MICHAEL
BRENDAN
TARYN
JONATHAN
RICHARD
SKYLAR
CHARLIE
LANDON
TANNER
MASON
DANIEL
JOSEPH
CHRISTIAN
ALEXANDER
NICHOLAS
ANDY
ANDREW

blueshoes Sun 06-Oct-13 23:00:04

Hugo

CarriMarie Sun 06-Oct-13 23:09:29

Caspar or Elliot. Also like Marcus and Tobias.

poppydaisy Mon 07-Oct-13 14:39:41

Tristan and Caspar, Quentin or Marcus would be my choices.

BloodiedWellies Mon 07-Oct-13 23:26:04

I also like Toby, but as a short version of Tobermory. (?)

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