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Which baby name please? Caleb or Jacob

(10 Posts)
Leena78 Tue 26-Jul-11 08:58:46

I have a little boy named Kaiden and a baby boy that has yet to be named. We love Caleb and like Jacob a lot. Which one do you think is best?

LavenderBrown Tue 26-Jul-11 09:08:50

I like them both but I prefer Jacob. I would like to call a DS Jacob but DH said no sad

BulletWithAName Tue 26-Jul-11 09:15:07

Caleb, I love this name!

HeavenForfend Tue 26-Jul-11 09:15:46

I like them both, but would find Kaiden and Caleb too similar, so would go for Jacob.

InstantAtom Tue 26-Jul-11 09:28:35

Prefer Jacob. Caleb sounds rather clunky.

AKMD Tue 26-Jul-11 10:35:36

I love Caleb but DH won't let me have it sad

Leena78 Tue 26-Jul-11 11:06:35

we also find them similar but are they really that bad together if we love the name? What do you think

BibiBelle Tue 26-Jul-11 11:24:34

both nice names but Kaiden and Caleb are too similar - Jacob better.

I like my kids to know who's being shouted at called grin

BellaCB Tue 26-Jul-11 12:34:16

I love Caleb, but then I actually love the shortened 'Cal' even more. I suppose it depends whether you would call both your sons by their full names or both by shortened names? As in, Caleb and Kaiden sound similar, and Cal and Kai sound similar, but Caleb and Kai sound different enough...

veryworriedmum83 Tue 26-Jul-11 12:37:43

the best is Jacob!

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