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bubalou Sat 24-Jan-15 08:26:46

So unfortunately we found out after our 20 weeks scan that our little boy has a heart abnormality. I won't go into details but it will mean open heart surgery within days of being born.

We really want to give him a strong, non ridiculous name as he will need to be a little fighter. smile

Suggestions appreciated. We only have Max on our list so far.

BrightestAndBest Sat 24-Jan-15 08:27:49

Magnus or Felix

rocketeer Sat 24-Jan-15 08:32:42


notonyourninny Sat 24-Jan-15 08:35:22

Louis.... Think it means warrior

takingstock Sat 24-Jan-15 08:39:11

Sorry to hear about your little one. You could name him Stephen after Stephen Sutton. Or Andrew means strong.

FauxFox Sat 24-Jan-15 08:39:38

Remo means 'the strong one'
Ethan means strong
Leo 'brave as a lion'
Finlay means 'fair warrior'

Trooperslane Sat 24-Jan-15 08:46:14

Cathal - Irish - strong in battle (KAhal).

thanks Op

Tzibeleh Sat 24-Jan-15 08:55:27

I know a child named Oakley, whose parents chose his name for very similar reasons to you. They wanted something strong and solid, and he has absolutely grown into his name.

I hope all goes well for you and your LO.

TestNamePleaseIgnore Sat 24-Jan-15 09:19:33

Leo is great.

SanityClause Sat 24-Jan-15 09:24:00

There is a Turkish name, Yashar, which means life. I can't think of an English equivalent, but is that the kind of sentiment?

Nicholas means "the victor". Any good?

SanityClause Sat 24-Jan-15 09:25:25

Christian, after Dr Christiaan Barnard?

HexBramble Sat 24-Jan-15 09:25:57

If you're Welsh...
Llewelyn. Often shortened to Llew which means Lion.

Sending positive and healing vibes to you and your little fighter.

Trooperslane Sat 24-Jan-15 09:28:39

Feargus - variation on fighter/strong man.

fromparistoberlin73 Sat 24-Jan-15 09:28:53

Alex? good strong king name

wishing him and you the BEST, XXXXX

Purpleflamingos Sat 24-Jan-15 09:30:07

Finlay as already suggested.

itssangriaoclock Sat 24-Jan-15 09:30:41

Leo means lion
Finley fair haired soldier
Theo. Gift from god

All have strong meanings.

Sorry bout your news, stay strong.

Purpleflamingos Sat 24-Jan-15 09:33:27

Sorry posted too soon

Egon - young fighter I believe

Nathan isn't a fighters name but means gift from god.

Jackieharris Sat 24-Jan-15 09:37:05

Mark/c/us come from Mars the Roman god of war
Joshua means 'the Lord saves'
Clark or Kent?

HexBramble Sat 24-Jan-15 10:00:37

Leo - fabulous.
The Ll letter for Llew is a bit of a mouth twister for non welsh speakers (wasn't being unnecessarily separatist).

Sophronia Sat 24-Jan-15 11:14:52

Leonard - means 'brave lion'

Cliffdiver Sat 24-Jan-15 11:17:35

Another vote for Leonard / Leo.

I hope everything goes well with his surgery flowers.

myotherusernameisbetter Sat 24-Jan-15 11:42:45

Austin? comes from Augustus meaning Great etc

FarelyKnuts Sat 24-Jan-15 11:54:08

Cillian/Killian? It means battle

bubalou Sat 24-Jan-15 12:49:08

Thank you for all the great suggestions.

Have added some of them to the list. smile

PenguinsandtheTantrumofDoom Sat 24-Jan-15 12:57:11

Alexander, Andrew and Alistair all have similar defender/fighter meanings I think.

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