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Which do you prefer? Boys name

(38 Posts)
amymb86 Tue 17-May-16 20:15:05

We've whittled down to three names at the moment.
Stanley Thomas
Thomas Stanley
Alexander James

Our surname is a one syllable name, hence the longer names

Thanks in advance

Potkettleblack2 Tue 17-May-16 20:16:38

First choice for me would be Alexander James, then Thomas Stanley.

GunShotResidue Tue 17-May-16 20:17:30

I think Thomas Stanley, but it's a close call between that and Alexander James smile

RandomName9 Tue 17-May-16 20:18:31

I like Alexander James!

IggyPopsicle Tue 17-May-16 21:14:38

Thomas Stanley is the name I want for my baby boy, if I ever have one. Good choice smile

HouseOfBiscuits Tue 17-May-16 21:18:14

Alexander is my favourite of your first names, but James always seems to come up as a middle name so I'd use Thomas or Stanley as middle name instead.

SirNiallDementia Tue 17-May-16 21:24:49

Alexander James is my favourite.

I don't like the name Stanley at all I'm afraid!

DaisyFranceLynch Tue 17-May-16 21:26:31

I was about to say Alexander James but then I realised it was the Blur bassist/ Chipping Norton cheesemaker.

So maybe Thomas Stanley?

I know Stanley is fashionable but it still sounds a bit "old man" to me as a first name (quite nice as a middle name though), whereas Alexander, Thomas and James are all timeless.

cecilelliott Tue 17-May-16 21:55:04

Alexander-lovely name and so many choices for shortenings.

PointlessUsername Tue 17-May-16 21:55:56

Thomas Stanley

Namelessbabe Tue 17-May-16 21:58:20

Will you shorten to Alex, Stan, Tom though, even with a one syllable surname?

Ludways Tue 17-May-16 22:21:20

Stanley Thomas, I know Alexander is popular on mm but I really don't like it.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Tue 17-May-16 22:22:09

Alexander James

Hushabyelullaby Tue 17-May-16 22:30:47

Alexander James

AtiaoftheJulii Tue 17-May-16 22:31:45

Stanley Thomas. Love Stanley.

Purplehonesty Tue 17-May-16 22:31:57

Alexander james is really lovely.

Damn it why didn't I think of that....

BeauGlacons Tue 17-May-16 22:35:27

Love Stanley, Thomas, James and Alexander. Please don't give your son the initials ST.

PunkAssMoFo Tue 17-May-16 22:43:37

Stanley James.

BikeRunSki Tue 17-May-16 22:44:06

Stanley Thomas for me.

Thomas is lovely, but soooo popular!!

anniebambammie Wed 18-May-16 14:32:58

Alexander James! Or even the other way around.

AmysTiara Wed 18-May-16 14:35:11

Any name except Stanley

Pipilangstrumpf Wed 18-May-16 15:18:53

Stanley Thomas

Agree that Thomas/Tom and Alex are so so popular already... I also know quite a few girls called Alex (Alexandra).

pilates Wed 18-May-16 17:41:39

Thomas Stanley

Dogolphin Wed 18-May-16 17:50:56

Alexander James!

GottaGetThisDone Wed 18-May-16 18:34:32

I know its not on your list but i like Stanley Alexander

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