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None are jumping out at me for no. 2!

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YellowPirate Wed 27-Jul-16 21:05:45

We have a son, Patrick and I love his name so much. We don't know what this next one is, but if it's a boy I'm completely stumped!

I resorted to going through the entire spreadsheet of names from the ONS (although I got fed up at around the 2000 mark), and deleted those I didn't like. DH went through and deleted some of mine and our shortlist is below. It's just that nothing is jumping out at me and I can't imagine using any of them really.

Any more suggestions, or has anyone felt the same but eventually come up with one?!


Glitterbug76 Wed 27-Jul-16 21:08:54

Jude ? Oliver ? Love both theses names
My freinds sis had Hugo xxx

YogaPants Wed 27-Jul-16 21:10:19

What is it that you like about your current son's name?

This might help create criteria to shorten your long list.

YellowPirate Wed 27-Jul-16 21:15:39

Maybe it's just because it's his wink

I like the sound of the long and short versions (he is sometimes Paddy or Patch, but usually Patrick). It is a well known name but not very common. And it's a family name.

I quite like Jude. Not Oliver so much though, but thanks!

YellowPirate Wed 27-Jul-16 21:17:47

Francis is (sort of) a family name too, but not to the extent that Patrick is. And I'm not too sure about Frankie or Frank. But I do like it. Owen is very close to my grandma's name, which is nice, but my DJ thinks it's a bit boring.

Irishkez Wed 27-Jul-16 21:23:28

I love Owen and think it goes well with Patrick. Elliott too.

Patrick and Felix
Patrick and Rory
Patrick and Calum
Patrick and Alexander
Patrick and Ryan
Patrick and Liam
Patrick and Marcus
Patrick and Conor
Patrick and Logan

YogaPants Wed 27-Jul-16 21:42:37

Francis has the same feel as Patrick but if you don't love it perhaps it is better as a middle name.

Owen Francis is a nice combo too.

I like Laurence, Elliot and Jonah from your list.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 27-Jul-16 21:48:06

Well you need a strong name to match Patrick.
Patrick and Edward
Patrick and Thomas
Patrick and Charles
Patrick and John
Patrick and Gabriel
Patrick and Andrew
Patrick and Raymond
Patrick and Connor
Patrick and Conrad
Patrick and Joseph
Patrick and Lucian
Patrick and George
Patrick and Alexander
Patrick and David
Patrick and Steven
Patrick and Simon
Patrick and Nicholas
Patrick and James

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 27-Jul-16 21:51:06

Patrick and William
Patrick and Arthur
Patrick and Francis
Patrick and Vincent
Patrick and Julian
Patrick and Robert

wigglesrock Wed 27-Jul-16 22:22:40

Patrick & John
Patrick & Dominic
Patrick & Peter
Patrick & Ciaran
Patrick & Lorcan
Patrick & Seth
Patrick & Myles
Patrick & James

I know quite a lot of Patricks grin. I also know a Patrick who has a brother Eoin (Owen), the names are nice together. From your list I love Laurence. I'm not a huge fan of Francis.

manicinsomniac Wed 27-Jul-16 22:59:43

I love Elliot and Rowan from your short list.

Patrick was very high on my shortlist for both DDs 2 and 3 had they been boys.

Other names I was considering were:
Alexander, Nicholas, John, William, Xavier, Zachary, Isaac, Felix, Noah, Elliot, Robin, Nathaniel and Harrison.

calzone Wed 27-Jul-16 23:01:34

Patrick and Fraser
Patrick and Elliott
Patrick and Lucas

Horseshoe1 Wed 27-Jul-16 23:40:03

Cormac? I love the strong sound and you could have nn Mac?
love Frank

Glitterbug76 Thu 28-Jul-16 07:45:03


sonlypuppyfat Thu 28-Jul-16 07:55:42

Wilfred and Walter, you're not serious are you

candykane25 Thu 28-Jul-16 12:09:48

Just Frank.

Patrick and Frank.

Spottyladybird Fri 29-Jul-16 07:03:13

Laurence is fab- laurie as a nn.

Chucking in Montgomery- nn Monty.

Flanderspigeonmurderer Fri 29-Jul-16 09:08:33

Owen or rowan

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