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moogstera1 Thu 18-Oct-12 19:25:08

What do you think?
DH is vetoing Francis ( which I think is lovely) and also hates Vincent.
In fact, the shortlist is
george ( too common?)
gabriel ( nn of gayboy I keep thinking)

MoonHare Thu 18-Oct-12 19:27:15

Yes yes to Lawrence.

Such a great name, George is very popular and a little dull, Gabriel is nice but seems quite 'trendy'. Quite like Albert but it's 'old man chic' whereas Lawrence stands alone, much more timeless.

ArterialSpurtMonkey Thu 18-Oct-12 19:31:56

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Love Laurence with this spelling. Like Gabriel and Vincent (but hate Vince). Don't like George or Albert.

survivingautumn Thu 18-Oct-12 19:44:50

You do hear that in my house Arterial! I have a Laurence and love it spelled both ways. We only went for that spelling because he's mostly known as Laurie so makes sense.

Fab name of course grin

Ham69 Thu 18-Oct-12 19:57:00

Another vote for Laurence nn Laurie. Love Gabriel also. George ok, not keen on others.

jaffacakehips Thu 18-Oct-12 21:24:55

Love love love it! I'd have the 'w' spelling, due to special meaning with me.

DH said no stupid man grin

rachel234 Thu 18-Oct-12 23:46:44

Lawrence is a lovely name.

In France Laurence is the female version of Laurent (like Florence is to Florent) so I prefer Lawrence for a boy.

echidnakid Fri 19-Oct-12 07:44:49

I think Lawrence Dallaglio might disagree about the tough guy thing! I love Lawrence/Laurence and also Gabriel (it's in my top two) so I don't think you can go wrong.

milkymocha Fri 19-Oct-12 07:48:45

Love Lawrence!
My childrens cousins name but it mostly gets shortened to Larry!

milkymocha Fri 19-Oct-12 07:49:37

I have a Vinnie George and my eldests middle name is Francis so iam very biased with your list grin

JimbosJetSet Fri 19-Oct-12 07:52:16

Great name. I'm a fan of names that aren't too trendy, aren't too weird and aren't too popular either... This ticks all the boxes for me smile

missnevermind Fri 19-Oct-12 07:58:21

Love Laurence one of my favorites.
George is good too.

Laurence is the name of a leader. A CEO. A president. A name with a bit of weight behind it without being stuffy and boring.

NormanTheForeman Fri 19-Oct-12 08:00:49

Prefer it spelled Laurence, but a nice name. I also love Gabriel. George is a bit boring and quite popular. Not so keen on Albert.

IvorHughJackolantern Fri 19-Oct-12 08:01:58

DH also vetoed Vincent, I love that name.

I like Laurence too but I prefer this spelling of it, and Laurie is a lovely nn.

moogstera1 Fri 19-Oct-12 08:25:04

DH also prefers Laurence.
Might have finally made the decision thanks to the overwhelming positives; thanks everyone.
So, there will be Henry, Joseph and Laurence.
Think they go quite well together.

IvorHughJackolantern Fri 19-Oct-12 08:26:01

Oh I love Henry too and DH wouldn't have it!

Stupid DH angry

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