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Adam for a boy but dd's name is close to eve!

(11 Posts)
CheeseBallsRule Sun 06-Jan-13 21:27:03

Both dh and I cannot agree on boys names - at all,

One we both agree on and really like is Adam. However our dd is called Evalyn!

What do the mn jury think! Is it a bit too much and a bit wrong seeing as Evalyn is quite close to eve?

Aaarrrgggghhh baby naming is sooo hard!

popsicle1984 Sun 06-Jan-13 21:31:00

Yep! Definitely too close imo! Especially as I guess there's a strong likelihood of youe DD's name being shortened to Eve at some point in her life!

Snusmumriken Sun 06-Jan-13 21:32:21

Too close!

GoldPlatedNineDoors Sun 06-Jan-13 21:32:50

What about Alex, Aaron or Aidan?

Adam is too close imo.

SavoyCabbage Sun 06-Jan-13 21:33:36

No,you can't.

CheeseBallsRule Sun 06-Jan-13 21:39:01

Thanks confused
We know an Aidan! Suggested Alex and Aaron and I don't think he is sure..... Back to the drawing board I think!

I think we both like traditional names - I think if I recall he likes James. I like Edward.

GoldPlatedNineDoors Sun 06-Jan-13 21:45:39

I like Edward, especially Ted as a nickname.

Also like Christopher/Kit.

babyblabber Sun 06-Jan-13 22:23:40

Is she eh-vlyn or ee-vlyn?

If the later then yeah might be a bit weird but I would pronounce it the former so then it'd be fine!

CheeseBallsRule Sun 06-Jan-13 23:06:10

She is more ev-lyn or evah-lyn! But thinking about it people do get her name wrong and call her eev-lynangry

nannyof3 Sun 06-Jan-13 23:10:00

To close!! Sorry

nannyof3 Sun 06-Jan-13 23:10:49

Ewen?

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