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scroogem Fri 20-Oct-17 00:33:49

Which do you prefer? Popularity doesn't bother us too much – we live outside the UK and all these names are foreign/unusual but heard of/pronounceable where we live.

Eli
Ezra
Owen
Augustus
Erik

DuggeeHugs Fri 20-Oct-17 00:35:16

Ezra or Eli

Laniakea Fri 20-Oct-17 00:36:43

Owen

Awwlookatmybabyspider Fri 20-Oct-17 01:21:11

Augustus.

AdaColeman Fri 20-Oct-17 01:23:23

Erik

Ionarocks Fri 20-Oct-17 01:30:11

Eli.

PandorasXbox Fri 20-Oct-17 01:35:13

Eli.

oldlaundbooth Fri 20-Oct-17 01:45:49

Erik.

nodogsinthebedroom Fri 20-Oct-17 01:48:18

Owen - lovely classic name (it's the name of a not very nice ex and I still like it which is saying something)

Eli, Ezra - nice names by maybe a bit trendy

Erik - cartoon Viking/Banana man

Augustus - pretentious

fairyofallthings Fri 20-Oct-17 02:11:45

Augustus Gloop.....

CakeRattleandRoll Fri 20-Oct-17 06:57:15

Owen

Sophronia Fri 20-Oct-17 07:01:59

Ezra

ScarletSienna Fri 20-Oct-17 07:03:34

Augustus Gloop! Augustus Gloop!
The great big greedy nincompoop!
Augustus Gloop!
So big and vile
So greedy, foul, and infantile.

I love C&TCF though so probably not everyone will immediately sing that in their head grin

I like Ezra and Erik.

Jugoo28 Fri 20-Oct-17 07:05:03

Augustus!

pipilangstrumpf Fri 20-Oct-17 07:50:04

Augustus or Erik!

Redpramlady Fri 20-Oct-17 08:05:09

Owen
Second Erik

Sugarpiehoneyeye Fri 20-Oct-17 09:23:20

❤️ Erik.

user1459464195 Fri 20-Oct-17 10:01:47

I love all of these! You certainly like vowel names grin My personal favourites are Eli or Owen. I think if you went for a longer name i.e. Augustus you need to think about how it would be shortened and if you like the shortened forms too.

IggyAce Fri 20-Oct-17 10:21:56

Ezra

scroogem Fri 20-Oct-17 13:26:56

user1459464195 Yes, we really do love vowel names!

That's our problem too – we really like all of them. I think Augustus was a slightly more out there suggestion because we like the nickname Gus, but it could well end up as the middle name.

Opinion on here seems pretty evenly split right now between all of them!

BernardBlacksHangover Fri 20-Oct-17 13:33:32

Ezra is one of my absolute favourite boy names, but I can't use it (I already have an Emma).

Augustus is lovely too.

Lapena17 Fri 20-Oct-17 13:42:30

Erik is lovely.
Owen, not as unique as the others
Ezra seems to be quite popular at the moment if this matters to you.
Augustus is unusual...in a good way smile Shortened to Gus is fab too.

FizzyGreenWater Fri 20-Oct-17 13:42:57

Ezra, I find Eli such a whiny sound.

Lapena17 Fri 20-Oct-17 13:44:31

I forgot Eli! I'm not a fan personally.

DiegoMadonna Fri 20-Oct-17 15:02:00

Erik or Eli

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