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Please critique these boys names, need to make a decision - our gorgeous son has been born!

(52 Posts)
Whichonetochoose Sat 31-Oct-15 14:39:07

Our list is as follows, please critique and give your opinion:

- James
- Edward
- George
- Theodore
- Frederick
- Thomas
- William

His sister is called Elizabeth smile Thanks in advance!!!

marmiteontoast76 Sat 31-Oct-15 14:44:51

They are all lovely. I'd go with James Edward. Congrats!

IoraRua Sat 31-Oct-15 14:46:53

I don't like Theodore, it just seems a bit too current iyswim. Lots of little Theos out there!
The others are all absolutely fine. I like Edward, Frederick and James the most, though I'm sure I would go for two siblings having the same initial. It's too matchy imo.

IoraRua Sat 31-Oct-15 14:47:22

That should be I'm not sure blush

Pixi2 Sat 31-Oct-15 14:58:20

James or George.

ChippyMinton Sat 31-Oct-15 15:00:43


MitzyLeFrouf Sat 31-Oct-15 15:00:44

Congratulations OP!

Edward would be my choice. Eddie is sweet.

ExBallerina Sat 31-Oct-15 15:00:46


Thomas is my favourite. Thomas Frederick.

Kim82 Sat 31-Oct-15 15:02:18

I'd go with George or Thomas. Theodore and Frederick are also lovely but there are loads of Theo's and Freddie's around at the moment.

hattymattie Sat 31-Oct-15 15:02:33

James Edward, although they are all nice. Theodore would be shortened to Theo.

Mummamayhem Sat 31-Oct-15 15:03:51

George is the best

CakeRattleandRoll Sat 31-Oct-15 16:31:08


In that order.

CPtart Sat 31-Oct-15 16:36:55

William, Edward and James I love. In that order.
Not keen on the others.

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sat 31-Oct-15 16:38:04

All nice except George.

I'd put them in this order:

TheCraicDealer Sat 31-Oct-15 16:42:37

OP, why have you not attached a photo to this thread?! Smooshy newborn!

I don't think you can go wrong with any of them but James, George and William are v close to me personally. And Edward nn Teddy might be too cute to resist!

smartyclogs Sat 31-Oct-15 16:46:25


It's lovely.
All the others except Thomas are a bit too popular for my liking, I know lots of boys with the names on your list. I only know adult James'.

Error404usernamenotfound Sat 31-Oct-15 16:49:39

George or Edward biased

CrumpetHead Sat 31-Oct-15 16:57:45

Love James or Thomas, ds2 is due Christmas Eve and is gonna have James as a middle name, we were going for Thomas James originally but have chosen something else now

Lweji Sat 31-Oct-15 17:00:10

Any, although Theodore and Frederick are my least favourite.

ChipsandGuac Sat 31-Oct-15 17:03:26

You have all 3 of my sons names there so very good choices! wink

NameChange30 Sat 31-Oct-15 17:16:59

James - love
Frederick - like (nn Freddie is cute)
Theodore - like (but popular as a PP said)
Thomas - a bit boring but OK
William - goes well with Elizabeth
George - NO! Don't like the name. Plus wouldn't give my son the same name as a recently born prince, for fear of people thinking I'm a huge fan of the royal family.

NameChange30 Sat 31-Oct-15 17:17:30

Oh I forgot Edward. Don't think it goes with Elizabeth.

celtictoast Sat 31-Oct-15 17:25:06

They're all nice classic names.

Theodore Edward
James Theodore
Edward George

TangledUpInGin Sat 31-Oct-15 17:29:19

William Thomas without a doubt grin

MitzyLeFrouf Sat 31-Oct-15 17:31:48

'All the others except Thomas are a bit too popular for my liking, I know lots of boys with the names on your list. I only know adult James'.'

I know tons of little boys called James. I'm sure it's still a top 10 name. And probably always will be.

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