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Are Edward and Billy (William) together a bit 'English Kings'?

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Dualta Sun 09-Dec-12 21:31:18

Thanks everyone!

Alisvolatpropiis Fri 07-Dec-12 22:59:29

A lot of names have been used by English Kings.

Given a lot of people's point of reference for Edward is Twilight (very annoying) I really wouldn't worry about people making the kings connections. It's just not the average persons mind set.

They're classic names and sound great together!

OliviaPeaceOnMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 07-Dec-12 18:26:53

ninja only if pronounced edwooooooood and willyum

ninja Fri 07-Dec-12 17:39:08

More likely to think you're an Archer's fan!

OliviaPeaceOnMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 07-Dec-12 09:36:49

YY think most people will think Excellent Adventure rather than Britannic Majesty
(Have one royal and one plebeian son grin)

rachel234 Fri 07-Dec-12 09:31:40

I personally prefer Edward and Reuben but that is because I don't like William and the associated nicknames Willy or Billy.

Doilooklikeatourist Fri 07-Dec-12 09:18:23

You would not believe how thrilled Dad was when that film came out !
Bill and Teds excellent adventure !

SamsGoldilocks Fri 07-Dec-12 08:22:01

I think its more of a truly excellent adventure dude than kingly.

Doilooklikeatourist Fri 07-Dec-12 07:51:08

My dad is Bill , ( William ) his brother Ted ( Edward )
I don't see a problem .

BigGiantCowWithAKnockKnockTail Fri 07-Dec-12 07:48:04

If you called him Billy I wouldn't see any connection. Even more so if Edward ends up becoming an Ed or Ted.

Dualta Fri 07-Dec-12 07:40:40

Trying to decide on DC2 - a boy - our first is Edward. Have a favourite uncle I would like to name the second after- Billy. But Daniel is also in the mix. And I love Reuben as well but DH isn't keen.
What do people think? Should I go for a more modern/less old fashioned name for number 2?

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