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Need boys name suggestions please!!

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rarebreed Wed 20-Jul-11 16:38:48

We already have 3yo Holly and am due with a boy in about 9 weeks, so far on the list we have:

Charlie
Alex
Billy
Joel
Jamie
Jack (i love this but it really is sooo popular)
Kelly (after a famous surfer but don't think i could persuade DP)

Surname begins with N so am trying to avoid names that end with 'en'.
Any ideas? smile

vintageteacups Wed 20-Jul-11 17:32:38

Holly and Joel

I think Holly suits a one syllable sibling name.

Joel is really cool yet not common.

PaperBank Wed 20-Jul-11 19:43:29

Alex or Joel.

WhipMeIndiana Wed 20-Jul-11 19:47:48

Joel is lovely

Jolyon
Joshua
Joseph

or Hugo
Hector i'm loving at the Moment

pilates Wed 20-Jul-11 20:07:46

Love the name Jack, so what if popular. The other names are nice except Kelly.

Also like Jared, Nathan and Max.

MelinaM Wed 20-Jul-11 20:09:21

Alex and Charlie are lovelysmile

I've always found Joel rather an effeminate name for a boy.

PaperBank Wed 20-Jul-11 20:14:01

If you were going to use full names I'd pick Charles (Charlie) and James (Jamie) as well as Alexander (Alex).

vintageteacups Wed 20-Jul-11 20:22:15

Just realised my one syllable thing for Joel might actually have been 2 wink

rarebreed Thu 21-Jul-11 12:53:31

DP not convinced by Joel hmm
<sigh>

thanks for all the suggestions, have trawled more baby websites this morning and have come across:

Jesse (have never heard anyone under the age of 60 around here call someone a big Jesse as an insult, so would consider)
Blake
Isaac

brew

PaperBank Thu 21-Jul-11 13:24:02

Isaac is nice smile

How about Jacob, Dylan, Aaron, Nathan, Freddie, Max, George, Henry/Harry, Samuel, Eli, Zachary, William, Oliver, Edward?

BabesandJugs Thu 21-Jul-11 23:20:40

Joel is fab!

How about Jude? and Jesse is good too!

Gabriel ? (biased grin )

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