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Shoaib or Saqib?

(8 Posts)
MummyAtiqa Sat 03-Nov-12 21:14:43

DH and I really can’t decide and the clock is ticking! Our surname rhymes with ‘bursar’ if that’s any help.

TalesFromTheCryptoFascist Sat 03-Nov-12 21:19:42

I'd find Saqib easier to pronounce, if that is a concern for you?

forehead Sat 03-Nov-12 21:20:29

Shoaib is a beautiful name. Is it pronounced shoyeeb.?

Bluestocking Sat 03-Nov-12 21:22:05

I like them both! And good meanings too. Sorry, I realise that's no help at all ... smile

mellowcat Sat 03-Nov-12 21:24:13

I like them both, but slightly prefer Shoaib

MummyAtiqa Sat 03-Nov-12 21:49:14

Forehead, it's pronounced a bit like show-ab.

Talesfromthecrypt, they are both quite easy for most people to pronounce I think so that isn't really an issue for us.

I do really like them both but think I am being swayed to Shoaib (also because I fancy him as a cricket player when he grows up!)

Isitme1 Sat 03-Nov-12 21:51:34

Shoaib is a beautiful name.
I know a very polite young man called that.

Pochemuchka Sat 03-Nov-12 21:51:54

I like them both too but prefer Shoaib.

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