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Atticus, Darius or Cassius?

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TwosaCrowd Mon 16-Jun-14 22:37:46

Middle name Merrick, as a brother for Cyrus.

DitzyDonkey Mon 16-Jun-14 22:39:25

Cassius is lovely!

TwosaCrowd Mon 16-Jun-14 22:43:07

See I think it's my number one choice, but it goes against my reasons for naming a child (racial heritage=Darius, inspirational name = Atticus). I just like Cassius!

Not Darius! Was that not some x factor type winner? The others are nice and probably quite unusual, especially Atticus.

Spurious Mon 16-Jun-14 22:46:34

I am reading DD Atticus Claw ATM. So not that one. He's a tabby with a raggy ear.

Artandco Mon 16-Jun-14 22:46:35

I know brothers Cyrus and Darius - Iranian heritage

I think Darius or Atticus as Cyrus and Cassius is a bit of a

NormanTheForeman Mon 16-Jun-14 22:48:46

I like Darius. Or how about Marius?

MrsBungle Mon 16-Jun-14 22:49:52


taccure Mon 16-Jun-14 22:58:15

Cassius and Cyrus are quite similar in sound but I like most of your names.

Artandco Mon 16-Jun-14 22:59:43

What about:

Darius Merrick sounds best from list

Eastpoint Mon 16-Jun-14 23:02:29

The Cassius I know is often shortened to Cas. Do you like/mind that? If not Cas & Cyrus sound more different to my ear than Cassius & Cyrus. What about Arash?

taccure Mon 16-Jun-14 23:02:56

Yes, those would be good. Or Caspian!

PitchSlapped Mon 16-Jun-14 23:06:47

I like darius best out of your choices

Leggingsandtrainersnonono Mon 16-Jun-14 23:23:55

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RAFWife12 Tue 17-Jun-14 06:54:25

Cassius or Atticus.
I don't like Darius.

rachel234 Tue 17-Jun-14 06:59:55

I'd avoid another C name, as you already have a Cyrus (can get confusing when post arrives for Mr C. Surname).
Love Atticus but Darius is nice too.

everlong Tue 17-Jun-14 07:00:42

Cassius. Gorgeous.

Provencalroseparadox Tue 17-Jun-14 07:11:18

I also know a Cassius and think it is lovely

Squirm Tue 17-Jun-14 08:30:06

Cassius by a long way.
Atticus is pretentious in a bit if a laughable way, and Darius will forever be, hit me baby one more time.

Squirm Tue 17-Jun-14 08:30:46

Cassius by a long way.
Atticus is pretentious in a bit if a laughable way, and Darius will forever be, hit me baby one more time.

Didactylos Tue 17-Jun-14 08:34:34


Pebbles0934 Tue 17-Jun-14 10:05:20

Don't like Darius.

I wanted Atticus or Cassius but I don't like the meaning of Cassius much "empty, robbed" and people keep telling me Atticus is pretentious?! Plus not many nicknames... Not sure I like Atti but you might?!

TwosaCrowd Wed 18-Jun-14 19:38:05

A real mix of opinions then. I think it's going to be Cassius... But yes I don't like the meaning either to the poster who mentioned it, however it was Mohamed Ali's name, so that's quite nice at least.

littlefunpug Wed 18-Jun-14 19:41:32

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turdfairynomore Wed 18-Jun-14 19:56:03

Love Darius! Both the name and the Pop Idol version!! His younger brother is Cyrus (and I think he also has a brother called Aria?) I know far too much about him! It borders in obsession!! I like Cassius too though but the short versions seem a bit "girly" which puts me off a little.

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