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So excited - we've finally got a shortlist!

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TeaGirl3 Thu 29-Sep-16 20:26:08

Only a few weeks to go and we've finally got our shortlist for DC1! We both love quite popular/classic names and have agreed on several (similar) options:

Freddie Alexander Surname (two syllables, starting Ha)
Henry Alexander
Henry Edward
Emilia Grace
Emilia Rose
Grace Olivia

Artandco Thu 29-Sep-16 20:30:37

Henry Alexander

Emilia Rose

You do know that Emily/ Emilia/ Amelia/ grace and rose are very very common atm especially the last two as middle names. So would run risk off here being two Emelia Roses in many place though if that bothers you

Sugarpiehoneyeye Thu 29-Sep-16 20:57:13

Henry Alexander
Grace Olivia

TeaGirl3 Thu 29-Sep-16 21:02:51

Thanks! We know they're popular but that doesn't bother us. Didn't realise Emilia is so popular at the mo, we just love it.

ScarletSienna Thu 29-Sep-16 21:05:43

Henry Alexander
Emilia Rose

Really like them both! Congrats :-)

Artandco Thu 29-Sep-16 21:07:18

Emmeline Rosa?

KoalaDownUnder Thu 29-Sep-16 21:09:14

Henry Alexander

Emilia Grace

Ohdofuckoffplease Thu 29-Sep-16 21:13:40

Henry Alexander

Grace Olivia

katemess12 Thu 29-Sep-16 22:14:56

Henry Edward and Emilia Grace. smile

Barefootcontessa84 Thu 29-Sep-16 23:29:09

Isn't there a baby's clothing company called Emile Rose? That would put me off the Emilia Rose combo

Ohdofuckoffplease Fri 30-Sep-16 07:12:05

Yes, there is I think barefoot! Emile and Rosie is it maybe?

Pinklily1 Fri 30-Sep-16 08:43:25

The clothing company is Emile et Rose.

SpidersFromMars Fri 30-Sep-16 08:48:03

Emilia Grace and Henry Alexander.

Ohdofuckoffplease Fri 30-Sep-16 08:59:13

Ah yeah that's it, thanks pink!

Theresomethingaboutdairy Fri 30-Sep-16 09:05:34

Lovely names. Henry goes well with Edward or Alexander and I love Emilia Rose or Emilia Grace. Sorry not much help!

GinIsIn Fri 30-Sep-16 09:08:51

I have to admit I know 4 Amelia/Emilia Roses under the age of 3, and I don't even have any DC yet so just be aware it is very, very popular!

TeaGirl3 Fri 30-Sep-16 11:32:01

Thanks everyone! Our favourites are Emilia Grace and Henry Alexander / Freddie Alexander. Can't wait for the little one to appear now!

GottaGetThisDone Fri 30-Sep-16 12:32:04

Love Freddie Alexander and Grace Olivia

2014newme Fri 30-Sep-16 12:35:09

Grace and Olivia are filler middle names which is why they so popular.

I really like your boys name choices

buddy79 Fri 30-Sep-16 20:12:01

Henry Alexander
Grace Olivia.
I think a lot of people have Grace as a middle name so it's a slightly more unusual first name, it's lovely.

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