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We have no name for week old baby!!!!!

(31 Posts)
BoysBoysBoysAndMe Sat 17-Nov-12 08:19:40

Ds3 born last Friday.

We have no name.

We have ds1 and ds2 called Alfie and jack, so it needs to suit/match their names.

I love Michael-but it's my brothers name
I love Thomas-also my brothers name
I love Dylan-dh doesn't
Like Harry-but too like Alfie
Like Ben-I think

Any suggestions?!?

ItLooksLikeRainDear Sat 17-Nov-12 08:22:56

Charlie would go with Alfie & jack

Ben nice.

Would it be a problem naming DS after your brother though? Wouldn't it be a nice gesture too?

Bunbaker Sat 17-Nov-12 08:23:11

Personally I don't go with the idea of matchy matchy names. Just call your new little boy whatever you want.

Sirzy Sat 17-Nov-12 08:24:09

I dont think Harry and Alfie are alike at all.

I like all of the names on your list though, I would just go with the one you think fits him best.

noisytoys Sat 17-Nov-12 08:24:12


hurricanewyn Sat 17-Nov-12 08:24:12

Ben & Harry are both lovely names. I don't think Alfie is too close to Harry if you want to use it.

What about Finn? I like the sound of that with your other two boys.

AThingInYourLife Sat 17-Nov-12 08:25:35

None of the names suggested in the OP are "matchy matchy", they just sound good with names she already has.

I love the name Michael. I'm sure your brother would be honoured smile

Kt8791 Sat 17-Nov-12 08:26:36

Charlie would go really well. Also like Harry, Ben and max. Love the name Noah but not sure if that would go?

GoldPlatedNineDoors Sat 17-Nov-12 08:34:40

Ben is lovely.

Also, Max, George, Sam, Edward (just because I love the nn Ted), Henry, Alex

GoldPlatedNineDoors Sat 17-Nov-12 08:35:25

Ooops just realised Max has already beeb sugessted many times

TickleMyTitsTillFriday Sat 17-Nov-12 08:40:57


I love Ben

Figgygal Sat 17-Nov-12 08:42:12


Pourquoimoi Sat 17-Nov-12 08:43:47

I know someone with an Alfie and a Harry, it never occurred to me that they are too alike.

Pourquoimoi Sat 17-Nov-12 08:44:14

I like Ben too, hate Danny but like Dan/Daniel.

MaryPoppinsBag Sat 17-Nov-12 08:45:31

I know brothers called Harry & Alfie.

Longtalljosie Sat 17-Nov-12 08:45:54


(I'm watching The West Wing)

PeachTown Sat 17-Nov-12 08:49:38

Ben! Lovely (and my DN's name).

EdwardtheEagle Sat 17-Nov-12 08:50:57


sausageandorangepickle Sat 17-Nov-12 16:00:28

Thomas Michael - so names for both your brothers, and Alfie, Jack and Tom sound lovely together.

The Alfie I know has brothers called William and Oscar, and the Jack I know has a brother called Daniel (Daniel is older, and there is a sister in between so it doesn't sound like the drink)

cece Sat 17-Nov-12 16:40:48

We were like this with DS2. In the end we went for Tom (not Thomas) could you do that?

Michael is lovely and underused or how about Mark?

My other suggestion is Jonathan nn Jonny.

PrannyHamster Sat 17-Nov-12 18:58:32

Noah? Freddie? Daniel? Joshua?

LoveYouForeverMyBaby Sat 17-Nov-12 19:05:00


OhEmGee25 Sat 17-Nov-12 19:43:03


JustFabulous Sat 17-Nov-12 19:46:47

Alfie, Jack and Sam is what came to me.

FellowshipOfFestiveFellows Sat 17-Nov-12 19:52:14

My DD is Edward, known as Eddie.
I also liked Harry, Jack, Oliver and Zachary. I kind of like more modern names like Harley and Mason too.

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