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I don't like any boys names at all, inspire me please.

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Ds4 is due in 9 weeks <eek> and I seem to have name apathy and nothing appeals to me.

It will be an Irish name - one of the more unusual ones probably as exp seems to have a thing for awkward to spell and pronounce names. His favourite is Padraigh (pard-ric) but I stumble over the word ever time I try and say it.

The only name I love he says no to as the shortened version is awful, which it is so I can't argue with him about that.

He will have a common Irish surname.

Prefer not to have a name starting with J, M or C.

Any ideas?

Mu1berries Thu 29-Nov-12 20:52:13

Cheerful I can see the appeal in America!

Astralabe Thu 29-Nov-12 20:33:40


CheerfulYank Thu 29-Nov-12 20:14:57

Oh...that's probably the American in me. grin I know a few little Riordans.

Mu1berries Thu 29-Nov-12 19:50:55

Neil/Niall for a baby? They are just so.... banal. But I don't hate them. I prefer the spelling Eoin. Eoghan is a bit much for me. riordan is a sur name.

CheerfulYank Thu 29-Nov-12 17:47:25

Aidan is massively popular here but I've always thought it was nice.

Eoghan? (That's Owen, right? confused )

I also love Riordan and Seamus.

If you like Toby Keith you should listen to "How Do You Like Me Now"...great eff you song. grin

We have a Kieran and a Kian if the family already although its spelt wrong differently.

Pascal sounds French to me, it is a nice name though - makes me think of a handsome French man with a sexy accent grin rather than a little freckled ginger dinky boy that i will more than likely have smile

BellaTheGymnast Thu 29-Nov-12 17:13:51

Ciarán? Love Pascal.

JammySplodger Thu 29-Nov-12 16:07:42

There's a Kian in DS's class, I always assumed it's Irish, and think it sounds quite nice.

One of exes favourite names is Niall, I don't mind it. Thanks got the pronunciation, I can't get my head round some of the names.

rainbow2000 Thu 29-Nov-12 15:49:42

Phelim is pronounced feelem
How about Pascal.Liam.Niall,Rian[reen]

I've just discovered Toby Keith, I'm quite liking American Soldier and Whiskey For My Horses at the moment. I'm feeling rather patriotic and I am not American in the slightest must be hormones

CheerfulYank Thu 29-Nov-12 15:37:48

Oh and I LOVE country music as well smile

CheerfulYank Thu 29-Nov-12 15:36:22

I think Simon did the right thing by Beatrice too. She just wasn't ready, poor little thing.

Carly Rose is very very talented but has had a lot of training, been in numerous stage shows, etc. They seem to leave that part out! smile It doesn't make her any less gifted (because she truly is) but I think a lot of the time our (American) performers have had more training than the contestants I've seen on the UK version.

<Remembers this is baby names, not TV addicts> I think Lorcan is nice. Rugged-sounding.

I love country music (well most of it) so have a soft spot for him. He doesn't look right when he takes his hat off though. I thought Simon got it right when he sent the young girl (Beatrice?) home, she looked under so much pressure. I really don't like Cece though. There seems to be so much more talent in xfactor USA than xfactor, they kept going on about Ella being 16 - some of these girls are 12/13 and could sing rings around her! <I don't know anyone else that watches it sorry!>

I think ex has as much say in baby names as I do as he's the babies dad smile although he can be a bit of a bully, but then I can be a stroppy mare and am not above stropping off to the registry office alone if we can't agree blush

Looks like I will be offering up Lorcan and Tiernan. And Tate although he will tell me that's not a proper Irish name. To which I will probably reply that ds4 won't be a proper Irish baby as his mother (me) is English! (I hope that isn't an offensive thing to have just said?)

How is Phelim pronounced? I am reading it as phlegm!

I like Diarmud we have a friend with the same name though, it was on the list for ds3.

Ooooh just noticed Francis. I am liking it a lot. <adds it to list>

CheerfulYank Thu 29-Nov-12 14:54:41

I like Tate too Dinosaurs, and Tate Stevens is nice though we all know Carly Rose has it in the bag. wink

BarryShitpeas Thu 29-Nov-12 13:35:55


TotallyEggFlipped Thu 29-Nov-12 13:33:17


PerryCombover Thu 29-Nov-12 13:20:58

I loved a boy called Lorcan when I was little and have never met a horrible Lorcan


Mu1berries Thu 29-Nov-12 13:19:41

ps, why are you trying to please your xp? i'd say i'm choosing thank you good bye.

Mu1berries Thu 29-Nov-12 13:17:02


that's a fabulous name. I quite like Lorcan too. Wouldn't be mad about Finbar.

Padraig has so many different spellings. I love Patrick though.

BlueChampagne Thu 29-Nov-12 13:13:37

With regard to Finbarr, Viz is still going ...

Lorcan is good - how about Lachlan?

YouCanBe Thu 29-Nov-12 10:09:42

I prefer Lorcan to Finnbar myself.

I forgot about this thread blush - thank you for all the suggestions.

My ds3s name has been suggested a few times best name in the world ever

Lorcan is growing on me, and although I don't like Finn, ex keeps suggesting Finnbar. Would you get laughed st if your name was Finnbar though?

catgirl1976 Wed 28-Nov-12 18:28:21


babyblabber Wed 28-Nov-12 17:59:21

Senan or Eoin. Love Lorcan too!

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