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chester21 Fri 26-Nov-10 22:06:36

Here's the shortlist of baby names I'm considering that I generated with Mumsnet's Baby Name Finder. Let me know what you think.

Boys
Alexander
Harry
James
Lewis
Peter
Tyler

Girls
Evie
Isabella
Jane
Kara
Megan
Rebecca

typsical Fri 26-Nov-10 22:26:05

I like Harry and James, and Isabella and Megan! Love Meg and Meggie!

tummytickler Fri 26-Nov-10 22:28:50

I love Peter. Such a lovely, simple name, James is ok. Not keen on the others and i really do not like Lewis and Tyler.
Jane and Rebecca are lovely. Do not like the others, I especially do not like Kara.

APixieInMyTea Fri 26-Nov-10 22:29:01

Alexander and Lewis.

Kara and Megan. I agree with typical, Meggie is a great nn.

APixieInMyTea Fri 26-Nov-10 22:30:00

Damn predictive text. I meant typsical

typsical Fri 26-Nov-10 22:49:30

Is Meggie a name in it's own right does anybody know?

BelligerentGhoul Fri 26-Nov-10 23:02:00

Love James. Hate Tyler.

Love Isabella and Rebecca. Hate Kara.

MelinaM Fri 26-Nov-10 23:32:06

Alexander, James, Isabella and Rebecca are all ab fab names! Evie and Harry are VERY popular at the mo; Tyler sounds American; not a fan of Lewis, Peter or Kara, and Smeg ..sorry Megangrin I really don't like at all! Hey ho!

mathanxiety Fri 26-Nov-10 23:52:38

Boys
Alexander -- Nice
Harry -- Nice
James -- ok
Lewis -- dislike -- prefer Louis
Peter -- Love
Tyler -- Dislike a lot

Girls
Evie -- way too popular
Isabella -- way too popular. Half of the girls on the planet bear this name
Jane -- Lovely and unusual
Kara -- meh
Megan -- dislike; 'egg' sound in the middle kills it for me
Rebecca -- lovely

Nothing really jumps out at me from your boys' list except Peter, but Alexander and Harry (while very popular) are nice too.

Jane and Rebecca get my vote from your girls' list.

ShoppingDays Sat 27-Nov-10 00:31:15

Alexander - very nice
Harry - OK
James - quite nice
Lewis - not keen
Peter - very nice
Tyler - dislike

Evie - OK but a bit nicknamey
Isabella - like
Jane - like, currently underused
Kara - prefer Cara spelling, or Carina or Clara
Megan - very nice
Rebecca - very nice

I'd vote for Alexander or Peter from your boys' list, possibly with James as middle name, and Megan, Jane or Rebecca from the girls' list.

Alexander James
Peter James

Megan Jane
Rebecca Jane
Megan Rebecca

chester21 Sat 27-Nov-10 13:33:25

thank u for your thoughts me and dp have finally decided on jane as a middle name for a little girl and its back to the drawring board on boys names.

ValiumSingleton Sat 27-Nov-10 21:03:32

Jane stands out at the moment. I know it didn't in 1974 because it was the standard filler middle name., but a little girl called Jane right now would be lovely.

I love Evie, it is popular because it is lovely. Isabella - prefer just Isabel. Kara, ok, prefer Clara

Megan - lovely. Rebecca, ok but harsh.

Boys names, I like Peter.

Ineedsomesleep Sun 28-Nov-10 11:17:52

From you boys list I like Alexander, Harry and James.

From your girls list I like Jane. Not keen on Kara, Megan and Rebecca and Isabella and Evie are way too popular for me.

darleneconnor Tue 30-Nov-10 14:46:43

Tyler and Kara are a very different style from the rest confused

Boys
Alexander good, lots of nns
Harry too 'of the moment'
James great
Lewis ok
Peter dislike too 'eastendery'
Tyler quite american

Girls
Evie see Harry
Isabella again see harry
Jane rhymes with too much
Kara strictly?
Megan ok
Rebecca quite 80s, hate nn becky

thefurryone Tue 30-Nov-10 15:59:40

darleneconnor Why is Peter 'eastendery'? (I don't watch) I would have thought it was quite a classic names, as is Harry.

Like all the boys names, although Tyler is very surnamey (if that's a word).

Girls names only really like Megan and Rebecca. typsical not sure Meggie is a name in it's own right, also quite cutsie so may not work quite as well once the child gets a bit older.

chester21 Wed 08-Dec-10 12:01:36

christopher rhys and zoe jane or laura jane still looking for another boys name that goes with the middle name rhys though.

any ideas

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