Advanced search

Think you've decided on a name? Check out where it ranks on the official list of the most popular baby names first.

opinions on final name choices please

(56 Posts)
agnes158 Tue 28-Feb-17 18:50:52


what are peoples preference... we have Faye or Matilda for a girl and Angus or Albert for a boy

which ones please? No comments on any other names thanks, these are our final choices (been a battle narrowing them down!)

Purpledaffodils Tue 28-Feb-17 18:51:40

Matilda and Albert

Mrsknackered Tue 28-Feb-17 18:52:53

Matilda and Angus. Angus is a cool name.

BelleEsme Tue 28-Feb-17 18:53:15

Matilda and Albert

Rockaby Tue 28-Feb-17 19:01:49

Faye and Angus, but I like them all.

ToastVacuum Tue 28-Feb-17 19:04:15

Faye and Albert

CPtart Tue 28-Feb-17 19:05:02

Faye by a mile.
Angus at a push.

Susiethetortoiseshellcat Tue 28-Feb-17 19:08:13

They're lovely. I LOVE Matilda so would vote that and probably Albert. Not keen on Albie as a nn but Bertie is cute.

Susiethetortoiseshellcat Tue 28-Feb-17 19:08:16

They're lovely. I LOVE Matilda so would vote that and probably Albert. Not keen on Albie as a nn but Bertie is cute.

agnes158 Tue 28-Feb-17 19:10:18

My worries with matilda is that it would be shortened to Tilly (which I really dislike)

agnes158 Tue 28-Feb-17 19:10:34

Thanks for all your comments so far

Jooni Tue 28-Feb-17 19:20:41

If you don't like Tilly, go with Faye. Then you don't have to worry. I love Matilda too but DD ended up with it as her middle name for the same reason.

I like both boys' names but Angus is particularly handsome smile

Good luck!

AmbivalentAmbivert Tue 28-Feb-17 19:21:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 28-Feb-17 19:22:52

Matilda and Angus.

SuperBeagle Tue 28-Feb-17 19:44:23

Neither Matilda I know gets Tilly. One is always Matilda and the other is always Mattie. It's not one of those "inevitably shortened" names. I think if you introduced her as Matilda or whichever nickname you prefer, people will go with that.

I prefer Matilda and Angus. I think Gus is such a great nickname. smile

agnes158 Tue 28-Feb-17 19:51:21

thanks everyone. i was leaning towards faye and angus so these comments have all been very useful. im now thinking of using Matilda as the mn

TalkingofMichaelAngel0 Tue 28-Feb-17 19:52:13

Faye and angus. Matilda is very very popular.

SeveredPixieBits Tue 28-Feb-17 19:55:11

Faye and Angus. I don't know any baby Fayes... And about nine million Matildas.

pinkish Tue 28-Feb-17 20:10:04

Faye and Angus are fab names

Haven't met a kid called either of these but know several Matildas and Alberts.

agnes158 Tue 28-Feb-17 20:12:45

thank you everyone smile

HotDawg123 Tue 28-Feb-17 20:14:31

Matilda's are ten a penny these days
Faye is uncommon so I say go with that
Angus is ok if you're Scottish
Otherwise Albert

agnes158 Tue 28-Feb-17 20:32:19

we're not scottish but maybe that's why i like it? it'd be pretty uncommon name from where i'm from

pilates Tue 28-Feb-17 22:35:51

Matilda and Albert

Gummibears Wed 01-Mar-17 08:32:38

Faye and Angus!

Matilda/Tilly and Albert/Albie are quite boring due to overuse.

MerryMarigold Wed 01-Mar-17 08:34:11

Angus definitely. The girls, I don't mind either way. I think Matilda a bit, because Faye makes me think of 'fey'.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: