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"Tree" names!

(29 Posts)
tinywife Wed 05-Feb-14 17:51:38

DH and I are quite taken with names associated with trees - I really loved Willow until my grandad decided to name his new dog that!

So anyway, the other night my hubby comes out with Elmar for a boy, to be shortened to Elm - I just can't decided if I love it or hate it! What do you think? Or any alternatives?

Thanks smile

babytinks89 Wed 05-Feb-14 17:52:38

I like it's it's unusual! smile

Choccywoccydodah Wed 05-Feb-14 17:56:51

Really like it.
Also like sequoia (sec-oi-a).

minniemagoo Wed 05-Feb-14 18:01:18

Never heard of Elmar, possibly Elmer? But its nice either way

Asher (Ash)
Linden (name of lime tree)
Dara (means Oak in Irish)
Oren (Pine tree)
Euan (Yew tree)
Douglas (Fir)
Forrest (ok maybe not blush )

Ihearthickson Wed 05-Feb-14 18:02:08


Choccywoccydodah Wed 05-Feb-14 18:09:52

Minnie I have a Euan, never thought of him as yew tree grin That's a good one, we call him Euey.

NannyPlumForPM Wed 05-Feb-14 18:28:27

There is a popular multicoloured elephant called Elmer? No nasty connotations bar Elmer Fudd that I can think of. smile.

SomewhatSilly Wed 05-Feb-14 18:29:19

Euan is one of the bestest names in the world.


ShatnersBassoon Wed 05-Feb-14 18:30:59

Aspen sounds like a person's name, but I'm not sure if it would be male or female. Probably both.

Mintymoomoo Wed 05-Feb-14 18:37:26

I know a Oakley with is quite nice, Elmar reminds me if something, not sure what but thinking sesame st

tinywife Wed 05-Feb-14 18:40:25

Maybe elmo lol?!

curiousgeorgie Wed 05-Feb-14 18:42:37

I love Asher, brilliant name.

Onefewernow Wed 05-Feb-14 18:58:00

I'm not sure. He may get references to Elmer Fudd?

Rowan is nice.

CountryMama Wed 05-Feb-14 19:02:57


CountryMama Wed 05-Feb-14 19:04:14

We wanted tree names too. Silas means lives in the woods. I love that.

tinywife Wed 05-Feb-14 19:19:27

Oh Silas is beautiful! But we have an 'S' surname so avoiding anything that ends with 's' sad

Asher is lovely too, and Sequoia and Oren.

SadFreak Wed 05-Feb-14 19:24:04


Petesdaughter Wed 05-Feb-14 19:40:59

Mintymoomoo are you thinking of Oakley the tree from the kids programme everything's rosy?! My ds loves that tree!

minniemagoo Wed 05-Feb-14 20:36:28

Was telling Dh about this thread and he says Kiefer (as in Sutherland) is German for pine tree smile
Also what about in Joshua trees
Woody...not Allen but the Sheriff smile
Glen (not really treey but was thinking 'wooded glen')
Dale or Heath...similar to above
Lief ?

Thrillybumsmum Thu 06-Feb-14 09:06:28

I have a friend called Elma and I love it. She's a she but I guess it works both ways ..

ApplesAndStares Thu 06-Feb-14 18:49:03


atomicyoghurt Thu 06-Feb-14 18:56:22

I have a daughter called Juniper and a daughter called Elowen (which is Cornish for Elm)

I get lot of compliments for the names. I love them.

GlitzAndGiggles Thu 06-Feb-14 19:02:42

Willow are my fave

barnet Thu 06-Feb-14 19:07:19

Espen is aNorwegian name which is tree like

Rhubarbgarden Fri 07-Feb-14 06:51:16


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