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Harvey or Finley

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charlybaby Wed 10-Oct-12 23:16:42

My little boy is 17 days old and still doesn't have a name. Myself and hubby can't decide between Harvey and Finley. Brother and sister are Isobel Lola and Casper Felix. Any thoughts or suggestions would be welcome.

PickledFanjoCat Wed 10-Oct-12 23:18:02

I much prefer Finley.

Think Finn is nice too.

YouMayLogOut Wed 10-Oct-12 23:38:35

Harvey is much nicer.

curiousgeorgie Thu 11-Oct-12 00:02:50

Finley is everywhere at the moment. I know three and a Finn and a Finlay and my DD isn't even school age.

That's probably not very helpful though...blush

lisaro Thu 11-Oct-12 00:06:37

Not keen on either, but there's a hell of a lot worse out there. Hate Finn, though.

Kelerina Thu 11-Oct-12 07:07:07

Not keen on Harvey, love Finlay though

Metronomy Thu 11-Oct-12 09:38:41

Finlay. Not keen on Harvey; and Finn is a much nicer nickname than Harv!
I love your children's names; Caspar is on my list!

lycisca Thu 11-Oct-12 09:46:23

Finley, but not with that spelling. I'd go back to the Scottish surname Findlay.

maebyfunke Thu 11-Oct-12 09:47:22

Harvey, too may Finns around.

bigbluebump Thu 11-Oct-12 13:26:31

Neither would be my choice, but I particularly dislike Finn (reminds me of a fish).

mayanna123 Thu 11-Oct-12 13:34:56

Finn is so overused imo - there are lots and lots of little Finlay/Finley/Finnians around here.

Harvey wouldn't be my choice but at least it isn't as overused so if you like it, then I'd go for that.

MothershipG Thu 11-Oct-12 13:37:04

Finn is very popular, but I know 3 Harveys - all dogs! So for me it's a Dog's name. wink

Jakeyblueblue Thu 11-Oct-12 16:35:06

Harvey. Ds middle name and I love it smile

Leeds2 Thu 11-Oct-12 17:16:30


rezzle Thu 11-Oct-12 18:50:07

Harvey's great, although Harley is much nicer shamelessly suggests DS's name wink

CouldYouPleaseCallMeCordelia Thu 11-Oct-12 20:09:25

Harvey! Harvey every time.

charlybaby Thu 11-Oct-12 20:21:56

Ha, ha - I'm none the wiser - some of your comments mirror our worries - I like Harvey but not Harv and Finley seems a bit popular these days. Thanks everyone.

PickledFanjoCat Thu 11-Oct-12 20:24:58

The ONLY thing with Harvey is that is does rather bring good old Jordan into my mind.

mayanna123 Thu 11-Oct-12 20:50:29

I don't think people would shorten Harvey. It rolls off the tongue easily and is actually easier to say than Harv imo.

Finn is so overused - I'd worry about it dating (and your ds sharing his name with lots of others)

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