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Edward, Marcus or Gabriel?

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CorBlimeyTrousers Sun 02-Aug-15 20:55:28

We are struggling with a boys name shortlist. Brother for Fraser. Husband has rejected nearly everything I've suggested. My current favourite is Edward but I wonder if it's a bit boring. James is the likely middle name and we have a three syllable Mc surname.

I would welcome thoughts and suggestions? Thank you.

pinktrufflechoc Sun 02-Aug-15 20:56:57

Definitely Edward smile

Edmund is slightly more unusual though if you want that.

queentroutoftroutss Sun 02-Aug-15 20:57:41

Gabriel.

Molliee92 Sun 02-Aug-15 20:58:46

I'm going with Gabriel! smile love it

silverglitterpisser Sun 02-Aug-15 20:58:56

Edward or Gabriel. Marcus is a bit stuffy n old fashioned imo.

GoooRooo Sun 02-Aug-15 20:59:30

Edward.

Eggwhisk Sun 02-Aug-15 20:59:38

Gabriel smile

ButterflyOfFreedom Sun 02-Aug-15 21:14:13

I was going to say Marcus until I say his brother is Fraser - in which case I think Gabriel goes better.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sun 02-Aug-15 22:10:41

Gabriel.

Theas18 Sun 02-Aug-15 22:13:46

Edward. Bril name smile

ShadowStar Sun 02-Aug-15 22:16:17

Edward.

RiverTam Sun 02-Aug-15 22:17:48

Marcus

MagratGarlik Sun 02-Aug-15 22:19:58

Marcus is ds2's middle name, so I may be biased, but love it. Gabriel would be my preferred choice if there would ever be a ds3. Both beautiful, strong, classic names. Don't like Edward though. It sounds a bit Enid Blyton to me, but I don't know why.

Sophronia Mon 03-Aug-15 00:24:25

Gabriel

CarlaJones Mon 03-Aug-15 01:00:06

Good names. I think you really need to have four boys so you can use them all.

HelenF35 Mon 03-Aug-15 01:57:37

Gabriel

WishIWasWonderwoman Mon 03-Aug-15 02:02:12

Marcus McSurname might be a bit much.

I would say Edward.

Stingingthistle Mon 03-Aug-15 02:08:22

Edward

Miles also comes to mind

HelloNewman Mon 03-Aug-15 02:09:45

I love them all, but Gabriel is the best.

freddyfucktard Mon 03-Aug-15 02:11:29

Edward James sounds really good, i love the name Edward!

StevieJo Mon 03-Aug-15 04:14:41

I prefer Gabriel but love the suggestion of Edmund

CakeRattleandRoll Mon 03-Aug-15 04:14:47

Edward

VioletVelvet Mon 03-Aug-15 04:18:16

Edward

sweetpeame Mon 03-Aug-15 07:01:36

Definitely Gabriel. Edward is nice enough but very "safe". Although I love nn Ted and like nn Ed. Marcus is completely meh. Reminds me of a dull, stuffy school teacher.

Blondie87 Mon 03-Aug-15 12:03:01

I think Edward is gorgeous! Classic with good nn potential for when he's older.

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