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Edmund or Hayden (due in June)?

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BigBrownEyes25 Sat 11-Mar-17 22:30:52

Thank you for answering smile

Edmund James or Hayden James?

haveacupoftea Sat 11-Mar-17 22:37:03

Not a fan of either tbh

katienana Sat 11-Mar-17 22:38:31

Edmund is a much more classic name.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Sat 11-Mar-17 22:40:20

Would you consider Edward? Or James?

Not keen on Edmund or Hayden, sorry OP.

peaceloveandbiscuits Sat 11-Mar-17 22:42:18

Edmund James. Hayden James doesn't flow nicely. I prefer just James.

Pmurt Sat 11-Mar-17 22:43:16

Edmund

BigBrownEyes25 Sat 11-Mar-17 22:43:17

James has to be the middle name smile we don't like Edward as much, unfortunately!

WigglyWooWorm Sat 11-Mar-17 22:45:14

Edmund.

Sophronia Sat 11-Mar-17 23:01:37

Edmund James

Thisrabbitthatrabbit Sat 11-Mar-17 23:06:12

Edmund

OrlandaFuriosa Sat 11-Mar-17 23:08:34

Edmund

Or Edward?
Edwin?
Edgar?

Not Hayden

ChippieBeanAndHorro Sat 11-Mar-17 23:17:22

Edmund James is lovely smile

But Hayden James is fabulous. It does remind me a bit of Jayden/Jaydin etc. But it's a lovely classic smile!

IMurderedStampyLongnose Sat 11-Mar-17 23:23:33

Not Haydn please,Haydn is the big fat perv that works in my finance department,sorry.

nursebickypegs Sat 11-Mar-17 23:56:53

Hayden, Kayden, Jaiden, Shaiden... nope.

Pigeonpost Sun 12-Mar-17 00:02:27

I worked with an utter twat called Edmund. So no. Edgar though, yes!!!

saltyshoes Sun 12-Mar-17 00:05:17

I like Hayden. What about Holden?

KoalaDownUnder Sun 12-Mar-17 01:59:10

Edmund. Hayden is awful.

SuperBeagle Sun 12-Mar-17 02:39:43

Edmund James is lovely. smile

Please don't go with Holden. It's so reminiscent of that whiny prat from The Catcher in the Rye. The miserable turnip still makes me mad years after reading it!

ElizaDontlittle Sun 12-Mar-17 02:57:15

Edmund - tho personally I prefer Edward - but Edmund is a lovely, classic, Chronicles of Narnia name.

Congratulations OP.

nursebickypegs Sun 12-Mar-17 04:46:14

@SuperBeagle omg I'm so pleased someone else hates catcher in the rye! I hate holden!!!

Susiethetortoiseshellcat Sun 12-Mar-17 05:53:13

Hayden James is lovely.

Jooni Sun 12-Mar-17 07:14:00

Definitely Edmund! Lovely name.

n0ne Sun 12-Mar-17 07:26:40

I love Edmund. Hayden seems like a surname to me, or falls into the Aiden, Jayden, Kayden bracket which I don't like.

Pmurt Sun 12-Mar-17 09:34:51

If you like Hayden, what about:
Hamish
Hedley
Hadley
Heath
Hector
Hunter

Wolpertinger Sun 12-Mar-17 09:47:53

Edmund and Hayden are both names with strong class connotations. Edmund v differently to Hayden.

Obvs if you like them, you can do what you want, and social class and assumptions are just forms of prejudice - but they sound on the page like children from 2 completely different families.

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