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What did you name your son?

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Serenity6 Tue 10-Dec-13 17:03:10

And what were the names you liked but didn't use?

Theonlyoneiknow Thu 12-Dec-13 15:28:11

I love the name Rory - there are quite a few here though. All depends on where you live!

HanShotFirst Thu 12-Dec-13 19:48:33

DH and I decided and stuck with the names we gave our 2 DS, with no shortlist - luckily their names suited them!

DS1 is Dexter
DS2 is Dawson

LilyLilyLilyOiOiOi Fri 13-Dec-13 20:33:18

Elliott Thomas (ET....!!!!) Really suits him though.
Considered Louis and Hugo

LittleMissRed Fri 13-Dec-13 20:36:24

TobyLerone I have a 14 year old Joseph too. Best name in the world!

MamaPingu Fri 13-Dec-13 20:36:35

George David smile

MrsChristmasBungle Fri 13-Dec-13 20:42:02

My ds is called Cameron

We also considered keir and Fraser

Slongette Fri 13-Dec-13 20:43:39

We had a few short listed....


But went for Edward which we've shortened to Ned for his nn

CoffeeChocolateWine Fri 13-Dec-13 20:47:30

My DS is Max Fraser.

I also loved the name Luke but doesn't sound right with our surname.

Other names we considered were Ethan, Dylan, Aidan, Leo and Zak.

CPtart Fri 13-Dec-13 21:28:05

Adam James and Luke William

Also liked Dominic, Evan, Marcus, Benjamin, Isaac, Edward.

CordeliaTheChristmasRose Fri 13-Dec-13 21:43:47

James Ian
- we both liked Sebastian, but weren't keen on Seb as a nickname.
DH liked Ben and Sam - but they were next door's dogs' names!

dashoflime Fri 13-Dec-13 21:46:40


Names DH was not allowed to use included:

FionasFatFairy Fri 13-Dec-13 21:58:23

Valentino, preceded by Alessandro, but his main name is Valentino, shortened to Tino.

Liked Gabriel, but decided to save Gabriela for a girl.

A second boy would have been Francisco Raphael (Frankie)

OKmum Fri 13-Dec-13 22:05:21

I like Louis, Theo, Milan (eastern european name). Alas hubby wants a Hebrew name <sigh>

catchingzeds Fri 13-Dec-13 22:08:03


On the list were Nathaniel, Max, Henry, Freddie and Thomas

Ikeameatballs Fri 13-Dec-13 22:09:01

Samuel Edward

Also considered Sebastian.

HorraceTheOtter Fri 13-Dec-13 22:11:21

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BornToFolk Fri 13-Dec-13 22:18:52

Henry Joseph. That was all we considered apart from Joseph Henry. grin But when he was born it was clear he was Henry. And he is.

I do still love Joseph though. Also a big fan of:

Boys' names are easy!

MadameDefarge Fri 13-Dec-13 22:28:57

Joseph Anthony

Though I really wanted Felix.

ThreeBecameFour Fri 13-Dec-13 22:35:57

Theodore (Theo) Edward

we considered Felix, Leo, Ted, Ned

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