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MaybeDavey Tue 07-Nov-17 20:22:31

We are really struggling with names for our baby boy, both first and surname! My surname is Couch and DH's is Curtis.

Any suggestions??

RavenWings Tue 07-Nov-17 20:24:36

Have you got any names listed? That would help people to give suggestions.

I prefer Curtis to Couch, tbh.

IL0veCl0thes Tue 07-Nov-17 20:25:52

Curtis is a more attractive sur name imo.
1 syllable name with 2 syllable surname sounds good.
And 2 syllable first name with 1 syllable last name

AnyaMoondial Tue 07-Nov-17 20:30:40

Curtis is also a first name though so that could maybe be a middle name.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 07-Nov-17 20:30:42

Both Curtiss-Couch is nice
or You could always mesh eg Curch

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 07-Nov-17 20:31:53

Oh good idea about using Curtis's as his middle name.
Eg Alexander Curtiss Couch

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 07-Nov-17 20:33:56

Leon Curtis
James Couch
Adam Curtis
Rory Couch
George Curtis
Elias Couch
Benjamin Curtis
Lucas Couch

DiegoMadonna Tue 07-Nov-17 20:42:05

I've never heard the surname Couch! Interesting.

I prefer Curtis though grin

BroomstickOfLove Tue 07-Nov-17 20:43:47

Curtiss-Couch is fine as a surname.

stitchglitched Tue 07-Nov-17 20:45:12

Give the baby your surname or double barrel.

AntiHop Tue 07-Nov-17 20:51:43

Alexander curtis-couch
James Curtis-couch

MaybeDavey Tue 07-Nov-17 20:51:52

I actually love this! Thank you!

MaybeDavey Tue 07-Nov-17 20:52:37

Alexander Curtis Couch I mean

SuperBeagle Tue 07-Nov-17 21:54:25

Curtis is a much nicer surname than Couch.

I'd ditch Couch and go with Curtis.

Applesandpears23 Tue 07-Nov-17 21:56:24

Babies should have the same surname as the parent who will be the main contact at nursery and school as that parent will get called Mr/Mrs Child'sSurname.

FizzyGreenWater Wed 08-Nov-17 11:20:34

Going against the grain, I prefer Couch as it's more unusual. I don't think Curtis is a particularly nice sounding word.

You could also use Curtis as a middle name as suggested, so another reason to go with Couch.

Alexander Curtis Couch v good, he'll end up as Alex Couch which is also quite nice sounding, smart and snappy.

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