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Evan and Elliot?

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Manoodledo Sun 24-Mar-13 23:24:47

We're having almost the same dilemma, but in reverse. We already have an Elliot and are wondering about Evan for DC3 if it's a boy. Go for it, Elliot is a great name.

edam Sun 24-Mar-13 20:41:49

Anything, go to Wales, you'll meet plenty of Evans. smile Or the US, oddly enough, seems very popular over there.

Ruprekt Sun 24-Mar-13 20:41:06

Max Elliott sounds great!

I have a Max and he loves his name.

redpenguin Sun 24-Mar-13 20:39:27

Thanks for all the feedback and suggestions - I think I've been staring at the list for too long, but now have some confidence in our choices.

We've narrowed the shortlist down to:

Elliot Scott
Scott Elliot
Max Elliot

so will see who arrives shortly!

SnowLeopard27 Sun 24-Mar-13 17:35:14

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SlumberingDormouse Sun 24-Mar-13 16:04:41

My brother and I have the same first initial; there's never been a problem with post! I can see though that it could be more of an issue for two siblings of the same sex since you don't have 'Mr' or 'Miss' to differentiate.

SchmancyPants Sun 24-Mar-13 15:40:50

Two of my cousins have these names and are brothers- no-one ever commented. Go for it- they sound lovely together!

AnythingNotEverything Sun 24-Mar-13 15:35:57

I have no suggestions for a sibling, but my slowly expanding bump will be an Evan is a boy, and I was starting to wider if if made the name up! So nice to hear it used!

IwishIwasmoreorganised Sun 24-Mar-13 15:29:22

What about Aled or Lloyd?

OkayHazel Sun 24-Mar-13 15:24:25

If the initial doesn't bother you, go for Elliot! Its timeless.

I'll never understand why so many MNers are bothered about initials and post!

wedontplaywithelectrics Sat 23-Mar-13 00:08:05

My favourites from your list (and which sit nicely with Evan) are Max and Scott x

redpenguin Fri 22-Mar-13 20:30:56

Bump is due in a few days- girls name is sorted but we're really struggling with boys names.

DS is Evan and one of our favourites if we have a boy is Elliot, however assuming we can live with any issues related to them having the same initials, I'm wondering if it sounds a bit twee for siblings, or if it's too similar to Evan?

Other options we're considering are below - we have an unusual surname therefore are looking for something short and simple.


Any thoughts?

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