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Can I have an Aidan and a Ewan?

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aliceinapalace Fri 30-Sep-16 12:14:06

So dc3 due in a few weeks. Don't know the sex and have one of each so far. Girls names list is long but we have no boys names at all besides Ewan or Lyle. We both think Lyle is maybe a bit too unusual but we already have Aidan and I feel it's too similar to Ewan. What do you think?

Ginplease Fri 30-Sep-16 12:18:29

I have a friend with an Aidan and a Ewan. I've always thought they go well together.

Cabawill Fri 30-Sep-16 12:22:36

I also know someone with a Euan and an Aiden. I think they go well.

aliceinapalace Fri 30-Sep-16 12:26:33

That's reassuring that you guys know people with both. What do you think of Lyle? Too odd?

BuntyFigglesworthSpiffington Fri 30-Sep-16 12:27:57

Aidan and Ewan sound fine together. It's not like Aidan and Brayden.

BuntyFigglesworthSpiffington Fri 30-Sep-16 12:28:24

I know a boy called Lyle actually. I've always thought it was quite a cool name.

Dreamstosell Fri 30-Sep-16 12:35:26

I also know someone with Aidan and Ewan. Never occurred to me that they were similar. I like them together.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Fri 30-Sep-16 12:41:36

Yes, you can.

Ginplease Fri 30-Sep-16 12:55:32

I think of an older person with the name Lyle. It isn't as warm as Ewan perhaps. Lyle is nicely different though.

DramaAlpaca Fri 30-Sep-16 13:04:23

Aidan & Ewan go well together I think.

I like Lyle, it's unusual but not too out there.

misc99 Fri 30-Sep-16 13:41:46

The only Aidan I know has a brother called Ewan!

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 30-Sep-16 13:44:32

I'm surprised as I think they're too similar but I really like Lylesmile

dailymaillazyjournos Fri 30-Sep-16 17:20:02

I think they sound good together. Complementary rather than too similar. Both lovely names.

BlueChampagne Fri 30-Sep-16 21:49:44

Aidan and Ewan sound fine. As does Lyle, so long as you don't have DC Tate ...

Aidan is a lovely name (biased)!

katemess12 Fri 30-Sep-16 22:05:47

Aidan and Ewan are fine.

I know a mid-20s Lyle. He's one of my best friends. I like the name. smile

MrsJayy Sat 01-Oct-16 08:44:48

I know somebody with an Aiden and Ewan i dont think they sound the same lovely names

Fletcherl Sat 01-Oct-16 08:46:37

Owen could be alternatives too

Jemimapuddleduk Sat 01-Oct-16 08:49:16

Yes. I know Aiden and Owen siblings

septembersunshine Sun 02-Oct-16 08:45:59

I have a baby called Aidan and his brother is Jack. I also know an Aidan and an Alexander. I think Aidan and Ewan go fine together.

MrsGsnow18 Sun 02-Oct-16 10:26:46

I like Lyle. Knew one years ago, thought it was a cool name then.
I think Aidan and Ewan are too similar, I think I'd end up getting them muddled up.

CancellyMcChequeface Sun 02-Oct-16 10:54:31

I really like Lyle! Aidan and Ewan do sound a bit too similar to me.

LunaLoveg00d Sun 02-Oct-16 17:12:10

I know a Lyall. I also have a Euan in my family and don't think it's terribly similar to Aidan.

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