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HeadTilt Tue 29-Mar-16 19:12:08

I'm 19 weeks with DC2. Already have a DD who has a mainstream virtue name along the lines of Faith/Hope/Honor/Charity/Constance (it is one of these).

I quite like Victor (for a boy obv). Maybe. I'm not sure. The pregnancy has been a bit up and down health wise so I kind of like the idea of strength in the baby's name.

Looking for thoughts about Victor generally, and also would it be too much with DD's name?!

MNemonica Tue 29-Mar-16 19:22:50

Love it, I like strong names. Also it is uncommon but not unusual. Go for it!

FellOutOfBedTwice Tue 29-Mar-16 19:26:51

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Panicmode1 Tue 29-Mar-16 19:30:38

My DH's grandfather was called Victor and he really wanted to use it. I couldn't get past Meldrew, so we have used it but as a third Christian name (all of our children have three names!). It just felt like too much of an old man name to give as a first name for a baby.....

cece Tue 29-Mar-16 19:33:17

Love it - wish I had thought of it for one of my DSs.

cheapandcheerful Tue 29-Mar-16 19:33:46

I know a 5yo Victor. I regularly call him Trevor by accident.

sulalovesbing Tue 29-Mar-16 19:34:51

No. I'm guessing your Dd is called Constance though.

MNemonica Tue 29-Mar-16 19:40:25

Tor would be a great nickname, and surely Victor is no more of an old man name than Wilfred, Albert, Alfie, Charlie etc?

Ludwsys Tue 29-Mar-16 19:41:19

I love it, I like Vincent too.

HeadTilt Tue 29-Mar-16 19:41:22

Thanks so far...

DD isn't called Constance, but it was on the list! Won't be saying any more for fear of outing self..

I'm not sure if DP will like it, we haven't talked names much this time - yet. I also like John.

BatmanLovesLarry Tue 29-Mar-16 19:43:26

I like Victor. I think it would work with your daughter's name (which I am also guessing, like a pp, is Constance grin )

barnet Tue 29-Mar-16 19:44:48

Victor is an excellent name

GreenLounger Tue 29-Mar-16 19:47:34

My dad was a Victor... I like it for a kid (because of a boy in a TV show!) but that's the only reason, which is silly.

It wouldn't go with your DD's name, but I don't think it matters!

Sophronia Tue 29-Mar-16 22:52:54

I like Victor and John

Itinerary Wed 30-Mar-16 12:29:05

I like both Victor and John.

DramaAlpaca Wed 30-Mar-16 12:31:10

I think Victor would go perfectly with your DD's name, whichever one of those it is.

AugustaFinkNottle Wed 30-Mar-16 18:30:29

Just no.

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