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Thoughts on these boy names please

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iheartmycat Fri 10-May-13 16:04:01

My sister is expecting a baby boy, what is the general opinion on her short list, are there any horrible connotations we haven,t thought of? She doesn't want anything too commonly used but not too weird either, any other suggestions in the sAme vein welcome!

Isaac
Patrick
Matthew
Vincent

Thanks smile

Cookethenook Fri 10-May-13 16:08:00

Vincent reminds me of the very blue Don McLean song.

Other than that, i like the rest of them a lot. I know an 8yo Patrick, 3 Issacs, 3yo and two 7yos and my DP is Matthew (Matty).

soontobeslendergirl Fri 10-May-13 16:26:22

Not that keen on Vincent - more becasue of the shortened version Vince. Maybe Victor (Vic) instead?

The others are nice. I would maybe add Elliot, Miles, Peter and David?

soontobeslendergirl Fri 10-May-13 16:28:00

and maybe Austin or Philip?

Mark or Martin maybe?

TheSecondComing Fri 10-May-13 16:29:27

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Allalonenow Fri 10-May-13 16:36:52

I like them all, though Isaac might be best used in a family with a Jewish backgound, I do think it's a lovely name.

Lexiesinclair Fri 10-May-13 16:37:59

I love them all.
Especially Vincent!

AKissIsNotAContract Fri 10-May-13 16:38:57

I love Vincent, esp with NN Vinnie.

MadBusLady Fri 10-May-13 16:50:04

Patrick is great, love it.

Isaac also great but more popular (if that matters to her). I don't see it as exclusively a Jewish name at all, you'd have to write off every name in the Old Testament if you did that.

Vincent isn't great but Vince is very cool.

Matthew, meh, it's a bit 80s/90s to me just because I grew up with a lot of Matthews, but it's a classic I suppose.

MummyBurrows Fri 10-May-13 16:57:33

I'm not keen on Vincent,I like the rest. I think Isaac is rather popular at the moment though if that's something she's bothered by...?

I like Vincent a lot, but really dislike Vince so not sure how usable it is if you feel the same.

Wishfulmakeupping Fri 10-May-13 17:19:00

Love Vincent smile such a cool but classic name

Shybairns Fri 10-May-13 17:26:21

Isaac is the only one I sort of like. But who cares what I think!! smile

TenthMuse Fri 10-May-13 19:40:16

Not a big fan of Vincent, and loathe Vinnie! The others are all good. Really like Isaac but it's a bit too popular at the moment. Patrick is nice.

Decoy Fri 10-May-13 19:51:09

I like Isaac and Matthew.

John
Jacob
Peter
George
Reuben
Samuel
Ethan
James
Luke
Maxwell
Noah
Joshua

iheartmycat Fri 10-May-13 20:16:27

Thanks for the comments so far, just read them to her and Samuel has been added to the list!

IHeartKingThistle Fri 10-May-13 20:17:39

I really like all of them.

iheartmycat Fri 10-May-13 20:18:35

And having just read another post to her, Sebastian has went in at top of the list!!

sleepingbeautiful Fri 10-May-13 20:20:44

Like Patrick, Isaac and Matthew.
Others: James, Elijah, Owen, Daniel, Hugh

iheartmycat Fri 10-May-13 20:29:27

Owen also just gone on list! This is great for ideas we hadn't thought of!!

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