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Brother for Edison

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Namechangefornamechoice Wed 29-Jul-15 17:32:48

We have Ds, Edison who get called Ned a lot of the time. Currently pg and struggling for boy names! Think we're sorted for girls!

Ideally want something that can have a nickname so they have options. I like Rafferty but DH keeps going back and forth on it. He likes Abe which is OK but not sure what the long version would be, Abraham seems a bit much and I'm not religious but even I think Abel is a bit cruel to give to a younger brother (shame because I quite like it!)

Hit me...

TobleroneBoo Wed 29-Jul-15 17:34:04


Neednewflowers Wed 29-Jul-15 17:41:23


Namechangefornamechoice Wed 29-Jul-15 17:47:58

Not sure about Rex or Magnus but like the others. Unfortunately friends have just had a Barnaby!

Sophronia Wed 29-Jul-15 19:05:55

Abram instead of Abraham?

froggyjump Wed 29-Jul-15 19:55:45

surname-y names seem to fit here - Fletcher, Cooper, Archer, or Asher ( i love this one) but not sure if there are naturally evolving nicknames (except Ash for Asher)

RedToothBrush Wed 29-Jul-15 20:12:25


Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 29-Jul-15 20:23:10

Edison gorgeous name. And I dont usually get surnamey names. Love Ned as nn as well.
I think you need another surnamey name to match
Although oscar Would go very nicely

tormentil Wed 29-Jul-15 20:54:47

Years ago, we had a neighbour with the grand old name of Skeffington, known as Skeff. I rather like it.

WombOfOnesOwn Wed 29-Jul-15 21:01:19


Just don't be surprised when they fight all the time.

RedToothBrush Wed 29-Jul-15 21:24:43

Franklin was the other one I was trying to think of!!

Would both be 'traditional' names with a fresh modern twist, with a little history to inspire thrown in.

Not too out there, but just different enough.

DogWalker75 Wed 29-Jul-15 21:27:09


Namechangefornamechoice Wed 29-Jul-15 21:28:06

Skeffington! Dare I?! And womb grin

Agree, surnamey type names would work, DH currently all over Gulliver which I'm really warming to as well. Like that we'd have a science type name and a literary one though not essential! Also like Asher but DH has a cousin called Ash which might rule it out.

Or we could just have a girl!

RainyJuly Wed 29-Jul-15 21:53:08

Science names:

Watt. Joules. Faraday. Kelvin. grin

Sophronia Wed 29-Jul-15 23:56:33

I know a Gulliver who goes by Gully grin

PumpingRSI Thu 30-Jul-15 07:33:29

How about Grayson or perhaps Bramwell for the more traditional but still in keeping?

CityDweller Thu 30-Jul-15 17:51:25

Dashiell? (Dash for short). We know a little boy with this name and he's awesome

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