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Cassius, Rafael ??

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zaida Wed 22-Jun-11 22:39:56

Your opinions please on Cassius nn Cass and Rafael nn Rafa ?
Also looking for suggestions along these lines. Uncommon but easy to pronounce and 'proper' names, ie not made up.
I also like Ezra and Evan but DH isn't keen.

SloganLogan Wed 22-Jun-11 22:48:43

I like Cassius, pronounced Cass-ee-us rather than Cash-us.

Rafael is OK but a bit frilly.

EmsieRo Wed 22-Jun-11 22:49:39

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itsohsoquiet Wed 22-Jun-11 22:50:45

I like Cassius but not Rafael.
How about Lucien?

zaida Wed 22-Jun-11 22:52:12

Cassius would be pronounced Cass-ee-us

lockets Wed 22-Jun-11 22:53:13

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zaida Wed 22-Jun-11 23:00:54

Was disappointed to find out Ezra is a girl's name in Persian and is DH's aunty's name confused

I like Saul and Lucien. Will suggest them

PurpleStrawberry Wed 22-Jun-11 23:15:03

Rafael nn Rafa is a fine, fine name. wink

It certainly hasn't done Rafael 'Rafa' Nadal any harm!

everlong Thu 23-Jun-11 09:56:48

Love Cassius. Almost as much as Gabriel.

OneHelluvaBroad Thu 23-Jun-11 12:31:06

Cassius is great. Love the nn Cass for a boy.

Hope88 Thu 23-Jun-11 13:16:36

We have Rafael. It's a lovely name. We call him Raffy, not Rafa. Don't like Rafa.

FunnysInTheGarden Thu 23-Jun-11 13:18:54

Rafael. We have a Raphael and call him Rafe. I don't think I have EVER called him Raphael.........

Bandwitch Thu 23-Jun-11 13:19:01

Rafael. I would spell it Raphael though, as Rafael looks Spanish. Nothing wrong with that but if you're not Spanish, go with Raphael.

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