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4-week-old baby boy needs a name!

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TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:01:49

Hi, we have a 1-month-old son and have yet to find a perfect name sad I feel absolutely terrible about it... I like relatively classic names and DH likes more modern; I have yet to find one which suits both of our tastes and I'm wondering if you could help? smile
My favourite:
Charles, but I agreed to go with just Charlie (for DH) and this was his name for a little while...
Edward - we liked the NN Eddie, but DH said he would rather have just Eddy and that was a no from me!
Matthew, I adore Matty for a little boy and Matt for when he's older (all the family love this too)
Joseph - Joey suits him, IMHO, but DH doesn't like it...
Zack/Zach/Zac - DH would like just Zack (no way, it doesn't suit him at all) I liked Zachary and Isaac (NN Zach/Zac) - Isaac suits him, Zachary not so much!
Oliver - adore this, but know millions
Frederick - NN Freddie
Patrick - not a fan of any NNs...
DH likes:
Lewis (I actually like this a lot, but not sure it suits him, sigh...)

PeasinPod1 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:04:21

Charlie & Lewis by far from your list.

Congrats on your boy!

buddhasbelly Tue 29-Dec-15 12:04:48

Matthew gets my vote, congrats on your son!

buddhasbelly Tue 29-Dec-15 12:05:32

Also Lewis! not much help at all

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:06:32

Thank you smile the problem is, we can't really agree on the names I've written in the thread, so was looking for some suggestions!

buddhasbelly Tue 29-Dec-15 12:08:25

What about Jacob? Would suit dh's jay choice if you also like Jacob!

GloriaHotcakes Tue 29-Dec-15 12:09:07

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

buddhasbelly Tue 29-Dec-15 12:09:12


buddhasbelly Tue 29-Dec-15 12:10:05

-getting overinvested broody from this thread grin

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:12:05

Hehe grin I do actually like Jacob! I'll have to suggest to DH when he gets in smile

MrsChrisPratt Tue 29-Dec-15 12:12:58


PeasinPod1 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:13:22

ah sorry OP-

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:13:36

Oops, forgot to say that big sister is Eden - Edie smile

buddhasbelly Tue 29-Dec-15 12:16:21

Eden and Jacob, it has a nice ring to it! Also like PPs suggestions of Thomas and Samuel, I forget how many days you have to register his name OP?

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:16:40

Love Max, will add that too - oooooo, Robin is cuteee! Not sure DH will approve , but that kind of suits him smile

Tangoandcreditcards Tue 29-Dec-15 12:16:52


TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:17:34

42 days smile

MrsChrisPratt Tue 29-Dec-15 12:18:11

Laurie is lovely

Whoknewitcouldbeso Tue 29-Dec-15 12:18:17


Salene Tue 29-Dec-15 12:18:49

21 days in Scotland and 42 in England

If you both like lewis just use that.?

pieceofpurplesky Tue 29-Dec-15 12:20:20

Matthew or Zach from your list.
Like Jacob. Lewis/louis is very popular --and often get the nn Le--w
How about Jonah?

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:20:47

Really don't know if Lewis suits him... So that's why I'm holding back - do love the idea of Louis though - what about Louie? I just worry it won't be pronounced the French way

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:21:41

Ooo, I absolutely adore Jonah!!! Thank you

ThatIsNachoCheese Tue 29-Dec-15 12:23:47

I agree on Jacob. Jacob and Eden sounds great.
I have a Jacob and also on my list were:
I have left out Ben and Joseph as they were on your list already.
Good luck smile

TimeGoesBy31 Tue 29-Dec-15 12:30:20

Does he look like a Jacob?

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