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Thoughts on short list for boys names

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LaGuerta Sat 24-Nov-12 07:01:21

I'd go for Joel or Evan. I like Alexander and Toby, but there are a fair few of them around in my experience.

lottiegarbanzo Sat 24-Nov-12 05:29:04

So of those I'd choose Evan or Toby (Tobias) probably with Alexander as middle name.

lottiegarbanzo Sat 24-Nov-12 05:27:07

Nice list. Alexander is by far the most popular name there, really quite prevalent at the moment.

FellatioNelson Sat 24-Nov-12 05:19:08

I like Evan best.

Alexander is nice, classic, nothing to dislike really.

Toby not wild about it but don't hate it.

Joel don't really like, but I can't exactly say why. confused

OutragedFromLeeds Sat 24-Nov-12 05:16:57

-Evan - nice
-Alexander - nice, but I'd avoid if you want something not too popular, I know about 35 under the age of 8.
-Toby - sweet, I like Tobias with nn Toby better.
-Joel - not for me, it's awful in my accent.

I'd go with Tobias Alexander or Evan Alexander

MollyMurphy Sat 24-Nov-12 04:40:27

I like Toby - I think it's really cute

popcal Sat 24-Nov-12 03:21:12

I like them all especially Joel Alexander( ds1)!

Rhubarbgarden Fri 23-Nov-12 23:17:01

I like Evan. How about Edgar?

forgetmenots Fri 23-Nov-12 22:37:26

Love Toby (and Tobias with Toby nn)
Also like:

TodaysAGoodDay Fri 23-Nov-12 22:30:57

My nephew is called Evan so I'm a bit partial. It never gets shortened to anything else either. Good choice OP.

forevergreek Fri 23-Nov-12 22:17:19

I like Joel Alexander

AlwaysHoldingOnToStarbug Fri 23-Nov-12 22:15:15

I love them all!

Toby is really popular round here, I know loads of them.

There are 2 Alexander's in my youngests class but I don't know any others.

Joel is one of my favourite names, and I adore Evan.

MrsRadicchio Fri 23-Nov-12 22:10:18

Just wanted some views as DH and I cannot really settle on a name for DS2 who is due imminently. We are thinking of:

DS1 has a short name too (seem to like 4 letter boys names!) which is not too popular but well known, and easy to pronounce. Were hoping for something similar for DS2.

Any other suggestions are also welcome!


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