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Elias or Isaiah

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Stardown Mon 08-Nov-10 16:47:16

Please pick one and explain why - even if it's just 'the lesser of two evils' grin

While I definitely appreciate there are people who will dislike these names and will suggest others, these are the final 2 so please don't post if you have nothing to contribute!

HoneyPop Mon 08-Nov-10 16:58:09

Love Elias, it is easier to say than Isaiah.

Minione Mon 08-Nov-10 17:07:22

Love both but probably prefer Elias as I once taught a really, really naughty boy called Isaiah and it reminds me of him!

skippingturtle Mon 08-Nov-10 17:23:24

Like them both, but I prefer Elias as Isaiah feels overtly religious. Good choices!

thisisyesterday Mon 08-Nov-10 17:41:29

Isaiah is my fave

spiderlight Mon 08-Nov-10 18:10:53

I like Isaiah but love Elias - it was the name of a favourite tutor at uni and Isaiah is a little bit too overtly religious for me.

Stardown Mon 08-Nov-10 18:20:20

Thanks so much for comments so far! Definitely get the 'overtly religious' thing - but both DP and I are atheists. The name would be to honor my grandmother's dad who she was very close to, and my grandmother and I are very tightly knit.

Elias we just like the sound of grin

runmeragged Mon 08-Nov-10 18:29:06

Elias is better. Isaiah is just too much I think.

BelligerentGhoul Mon 08-Nov-10 18:31:31

Elias is gorgeous.

Isaiah is a bit worthy imho.

Stardown Tue 09-Nov-10 15:22:05

Bumping for more opinions!

1 for Isaiah and 6 for Elias so far!

cameli Tue 09-Nov-10 17:50:11

Elias - my son is Cameron Elias

SE13Mummy Tue 09-Nov-10 20:45:43

I love Isaiah - met a smallish one in the summer who suited the name and was lovely.

Ineedsomesleep Tue 09-Nov-10 22:44:37

Like Elias but prefer Isaiah.

lilly13 Wed 10-Nov-10 12:55:55


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