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BusyBee86 Thu 16-May-13 14:08:52

Lucas....what does it make you think of? I have an Oliver already and need to find a name for my next ds. I think I prefer Lucas to Luke...what does everyone thinksmile

sashh Sun 19-May-13 10:10:42

Lucas North as in spooks - go for it.

apprenticemum Sun 19-May-13 10:14:25

Allways consider what his school friends will do to it....adding aid could be wearing. Luca is lovely too

TobyLerone Sun 19-May-13 10:54:13

Rhymes with mucus. I hate Luke, too.

When I was at school, Luke was always the snotty kid who puked in assembly.

ReluctantlyBeingYoniMassaged Sun 19-May-13 11:05:19

It was high on our list. I like it.

Yonididnaedaethat Sun 19-May-13 11:16:36

I'm trying to persuade DH on using the name Luke or Lucasmile if its a boy I'm having but he's not keen on either.

FortyFacedFuckers Sun 19-May-13 11:20:55

I love it it was on my list but I decided it was too popular for me.

OrlaKiely Sun 19-May-13 11:22:05

I am really sorry, but it reminds me of worms.

FortyFacedFuckers Sun 19-May-13 11:22:16

Sorry I didn't read the OP properly I love Lucas but I don't like Luke.

OrlaKiely Sun 19-May-13 11:22:43

and what Tobes said. Sadly.

OrlaKiely Sun 19-May-13 11:23:08

Sorry to be so horrible!!! You can still have James though grin

deemented Sun 19-May-13 11:27:10

Lucan i like, but not Lucas.

TobyLerone Sun 19-May-13 11:51:20

I love James, though.

bananaramma Sun 19-May-13 15:30:06

Since someone mentioned that Lucas rhymes with Mucous, that's all I think of now blush. And Luke, I really don't like the sound of, sorry.

Acrackinthefabricoftime Sun 19-May-13 17:08:41

I love Lucas. That gives maximum flexibility as he can still be called Luke.

ohnosnow Sun 19-May-13 20:58:17

Lucas it's a cool name, I have a 15 year old one.

TheSecondComing Sun 19-May-13 21:02:59

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perplexedpirate Sun 19-May-13 21:05:25

It reminds me of mucus and lupus, though I am definitely in the minority!

goingdownhill Sun 19-May-13 21:42:49

I have a Lucas so obviously I love it. However out of my children he is the only one I would rename if I had the chance. Every time we go out there is always another Lucas. He is Lucas R at school because there is another in his class. I chose it when we lived out of the UK so did not realise how popular it is here. smile

tunnocksteacake Sun 19-May-13 21:44:47

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daisydalrymple Sun 19-May-13 22:13:10

Lucas James.
Sounds lovely. Best of all worlds, get all the names you like, as can revert to Luke if you still hanker after it.

Don't worry about those who don't like Lucas. The names they've chosen themselves will be disliked by others too.

zipzap Sun 19-May-13 22:15:53

I like lucas. Also like lucca. Not so keen on luke.

Would have problems having a james if I had an oliver already - too close to Jamie Oliver! And whilst I like his cookery shows, not sure I am ready to inadvertently honour him by effectively using his names for both my dc... grin

BusyBee86 Mon 20-May-13 03:37:03

Wow didn't realise I had lots more replies. Thank you all. After much discussion we have decided to go with.....James smile

Twinklestarstwinklestars Mon 20-May-13 04:04:58

I have an Oliver and a Thomas and poss a Max (Maxwell) if dc3 is a boy in July.

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