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LaurenP89 Tue 12-Dec-17 14:27:58

So we have a shortlist of 4 names each for girls and boys, and I would love to get some opinions on them. Our surname is Patrick, and we have already decided all names will also have my mum's maiden name as a middle name (Blackler - its a rare name that we would like to continue our branch of) so all names would need to sit well with both.

Kiana Mai
Eleanor Daisy
Phoebe Anna
Megan Lucy

Nathaniel Oliver
Joshua Ian
Jamie Connor
Matthew Thomas

Santasbigredbobblehat Tue 12-Dec-17 14:31:29

Phoebe and Nathaniel.

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JollyGiraffe Tue 12-Dec-17 14:39:26

My favourites are:

Megan Lucy Blackler Patrick

Matthew Thomas Blackler Patrick
Nathaniel Oliver Blackler Patrick (although not sure about NOBP initials)

Really love all of those names!

Personally I really really dislike Kiana Mai. I'm sort of surprised it's on your list as it's so different to all the others fgrin

MikeUniformMike Tue 12-Dec-17 14:41:44

I don't like Kiana or Mai. They both have pronunciation and spelling issues (Kee-Ahna/Anna or rhyme with Diana? and My/May. The others are fine.
Congratulations and best wishes.

MikeUniformMike Tue 12-Dec-17 14:42:42

I thought Megan Lucy or Thomas Oliver too.

BackforGood Tue 12-Dec-17 14:49:56

I too am surprised at Kiana and Mai getting in there, as they seem very different from the rest.
I like Megan and Matthew best of those, but it's just personal taste. I like all the boys (although prefer James to Jamie, giving him that option as he grows), and only dislike Kiana of the girls.

curryforbreakfast Tue 12-Dec-17 14:51:19

Kiana Mai is beyond awful, I hope its not the favourite.The rest are fine.

MollyHuaCha Tue 12-Dec-17 14:57:48

In my view...

Kiana Mai -no
Eleanor Daisy - nice
Phoebe Anna - nice
Megan Lucy - nice

Nathaniel Oliver - first 3 initials = NOB
Joshua Ian - ok
Jamie Connor - no
Matthew Thomas nice

Puremince Tue 12-Dec-17 14:59:18

Phoebe Anna sounds good to me, because I like the work of the artist Phoebe Anna Traquair.

Eleanor Daisy is lovely too, but I'm not keen on Kiana Mai.

I like all your boys choices.

Olivelor Tue 12-Dec-17 15:11:43

Congratulations! flowers I love Kiana Mai. Its really unique IMO. Joshua Ian is my pick from the boy names.

cakeymccakington Tue 12-Dec-17 15:12:14

My faves are:

Eleanor Daisy

Nathaniel Oliver

Lemonnaise Tue 12-Dec-17 18:06:56

Megan and Matthew are my favourites.

Happpydays Tue 12-Dec-17 18:34:48

I can't believe there are so many negative views on Kiana Mai - I like that one the best out of your girls names! It's different but still 'proper' and really nice.

Boys I think Joshua Ian and Jamie Connor are best.

All the names are really beautiful, though, you can't go wrong!

TatianaLarina Tue 12-Dec-17 18:41:50

I like Phoebe, Nathaniel and Joshua. Don’t like Ian prefer Oliver as middle name.

TatianaLarina Tue 12-Dec-17 18:42:50

Kiana Mai is awful. Could easily be Coleen Rooney’s new baby.

MancUnicorn Tue 12-Dec-17 19:07:12

Phoebe Anna

Nathaniel Oliver
Jamie Connor

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 12-Dec-17 19:22:15

Megan Lucy/Eleanor Daisy, like them equally.
Jamie Connor.

HildaZelda Wed 13-Dec-17 00:16:31

I like Eleanor and Matthew best.

notangelinajolie Wed 13-Dec-17 00:19:13

Phoebe or Joshua.

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