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this is so hard! Do your worst ladies!!

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Violethenry Sun 15-May-16 20:01:17

Hello everyone,

Me and o.h have narrowed it down to a few names but still unsure, could you please do your worst with some honest Cristism, i can handle it don't worry grin. So here goes



cansu Sun 15-May-16 20:03:09

Like Albie, love Isla, Neve and particularly Esmee. Definitely don't like Winter.

almostthirty Sun 15-May-16 20:03:22

Love all except winter. Winter is a season not a name. Also love albie for a baby not sure about adult.

Love Esme. Arthur is nice.

Love Niamh, but not loving Neve.

RaeSkywalker Sun 15-May-16 20:04:30

Love Arthur! Really dislike Albie, sorry. Charles is nice- would you use the nn Charlie?

Isla is a bit to well-used for me but very lovely. I like Esme and Neve (easier to spell it your way that Nimah!)

RaeSkywalker Sun 15-May-16 20:05:02

^"than", not "that"

TheWeeBabySeamus1 Sun 15-May-16 20:06:22

None of the boys names are really to my taste (sorry blush ) but if I had to choose it would be Charles. Arthur sounds like an old mans name and Albie is very much a small child's name so not great for when he's an teen/adult.

Neve is lovely, not keen on the others.

FurryTurnip Sun 15-May-16 20:06:32

Isla and Esme very popular at the moment, if that matters to you. Winter not all the boys names though!

QOD Sun 15-May-16 20:08:07

Arthur and Albie and Isla are sooooo sooooo common år the mo.
they're the clare debby and Rachel of the 70's

PinkParsnips Sun 15-May-16 20:08:21

Like Charles, nn Charlie?
Albie OK
Arthur don't like sorry

Girls names are all lovely except Winter, also like previous poster I think Niamh is a nicer spelling.

BennyTheBall Sun 15-May-16 20:08:46

I like Esme but it's very common.

Our niece is Esme, but no-one knows how to pronounce it! Es-mee or Es-may - she gets both.

Violethenry Sun 15-May-16 20:09:12

Thanks ladies, your all being kinder than I expected haha.
Yes I would use Charlie as a nn for Charles and do prefer neve spelling to Niamh as I have known that to get neem confused

MardleBum Sun 15-May-16 20:09:15

Arthur or Charles (Albie is horrible) and Esme.

Dollius01 Sun 15-May-16 20:10:30

Arthur and Esme, no contest!

TheodoreEvelynMoseby Sun 15-May-16 20:16:25

Love Charles for boys name. All girls names are nice but not Winter, not for me I'm afraid

EnriqueTheRingBearingLizard Sun 15-May-16 20:16:42

I'd swerve Albie and Winter to be honest, but the other names are nice.

Madbengalmum Sun 15-May-16 20:18:35

Love All of your boys names, but dont like winter, sorry.

DramaAlpaca Sun 15-May-16 20:20:03

Arthur & Charles are fine, Albie would be cute on a small child but I can't see it on an adult.

Isla & Esme are nice, I can't see Winter as a first name, and I really really dislike Neve - but I love Niamh.

NoCapes Sun 15-May-16 20:20:11

Neev looks awful like that, just looks like you can't spell properly

NoCapes Sun 15-May-16 20:20:35

Oh Neve - but still

UmbongoUnchained Sun 15-May-16 20:21:38

I like all of those girls names but none of the boys names in afraid.

SuburbanRhonda Sun 15-May-16 20:23:56

I agree, Neve doesn't look like a person's name. It looks like you chose Niamh but couldn't be bothered to make the effort to spell it correctly.

I don't think people will get the spelling wrong - it's quite popular these days.

HouseOfBiscuits Sun 15-May-16 20:25:58

Arthur - OK but a bit fuddy-duddy
Albie - OK but prefer Albert nn Bertie
Charles - quite nice

Neve - OK but would spell it Niamh
Isla - faddy
Winter - like
Esme - not keen

Hamiltoes Sun 15-May-16 20:30:22

I love Winter! Second would be Esme, but its getting quite common.

Not really that keen on the boys names sorry Op

mrsschu Sun 15-May-16 20:31:30

Arthur - ok. I love nn Art though
Albie - like it but would probably use Albert on the BC
Charles - boring

Neve - please don't spell it like this, it's completely made up and looks like you can't spell. Niamh is fine although they were two a penny when I was growing up in Ireland
Isla - fine, will date quickly
Winter - awful
Esme - love it as long as it's pronounced Es-may

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