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Do these go with Riley??

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Kcooper26 Tue 07-Jul-15 00:14:04

Hi im pregnant with baby no 2. My dd name is Riley and for a girl i like Lois but have read alot of negative comments about the name online but i really like it.

For a boy i like Flynn & Blake.

What do you think of these names?

Honest opinions x

Quasilulu Tue 07-Jul-15 00:33:02

I love Lois. Blake is ok...There seem to be a lot of Flynn/Finns about at the moment.

sweetpeame Tue 07-Jul-15 09:21:55

I don't like Lois, it sounds quite ugly to my ears. Blake is fine although I don't usually like surnames as first names. Flynn is awful IMO as a first name. It's way too try hard. In Ireland it's a perfectly normal, common surname and IMO does not make a good first name...

Groovee Tue 07-Jul-15 09:24:06

Lois is lovely. Blake goes well too.

reuset Tue 07-Jul-15 10:38:06

Lois is a fine name. Flynn and blake not so much to my own taste. Finn I prefer.

scarletforya Tue 07-Jul-15 10:40:31

Blake is very eighties playboy.

Flynn is dull. Lois is just ok.

Raines100 Tue 07-Jul-15 10:50:16

Lois isn't to my taste, but if you love it, you should absolutely go for it.
I'm never sure if Blake is male or female, but I like it as a name.
Flynn is a nice change from Finn. I think it's too close to that to be try-hard. For me, I probably wouldn't do it, because Riley and Flynn would instantly make me think of Mark Blucas' character Riley Finn from Buffy, but you probably never watched it and don't have that association. Something to be aware of but not necessarily deterred by.

BothEndsBurning Tue 07-Jul-15 11:03:33

I like Lois, and have only ever met one.

Not a fan of surname-names, I'm never sure whether to expect a male or a female.

FraggleHair Tue 07-Jul-15 12:18:16

I much prefer Flynn to Blake. Agree that Blake sounds like a 1980s playboy. Wasn't there a Blake in Dynasty that the ladies were always scrapping over?

Flynn and Riley go well together. Lois is nice too.

Kcooper26 Tue 07-Jul-15 19:16:09

Thanks everyone do yous have any other suggestions also?

I like quite unusual names not really traditional ones x

trinitybleu Tue 07-Jul-15 19:22:23

Lois is ok, unless you're Brummie

Lunastarfish Tue 07-Jul-15 19:23:54

Lois and Flynn are lovely. I'm not keen on Blake though

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 08-Jul-15 10:50:34

Lois is lovely. Not sure I'd put it with Riley though.
Like Blake but not Finn

ems942 Wed 08-Jul-15 12:01:15

Autumn, Mila, Alexa??

Kcooper26 Wed 08-Jul-15 22:18:07

I like Mila actually xx

Rosenwyn1985 Thu 09-Jul-15 17:20:55

We have a Blake, only one I've ever met. Unusual but not weird (also it's very old English in origins). We love it (obviously) smile

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