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Which boys name do you like best, can't decide like them all!

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Peacefrog23 Fri 13-Dec-19 11:44:52


Just that really. Here is the short list, i like them all and I'm a very indecisive person 🙈 so any feedback most helpful.


Thank you x

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BornSnippy Fri 13-Dec-19 11:46:51

Rowan is my favourite. They are all nice except Shay which I personally really don’t like. Where is it from?

StudentHelp Fri 13-Dec-19 11:47:55


Winterdaysarehere Fri 13-Dec-19 11:49:07

I have ds's Roan and Shay!!

Deecaff Fri 13-Dec-19 11:51:14


Peacefrog23 Fri 13-Dec-19 11:54:44

Shay is an irish name, @Winterdaysarehere we seem to like the same names! ☺ X

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Winterdaysarehere Fri 13-Dec-19 12:09:06

Also have a Gabriel and a Fynn.

Aquilla Fri 13-Dec-19 12:15:39


averythinline Fri 13-Dec-19 12:19:09

Not Shay , others all good, favourite Nathan.

sugarplumtum Fri 13-Dec-19 12:19:33


goodluckdontdie Fri 13-Dec-19 12:21:57


MikeUniformMike Fri 13-Dec-19 12:42:07

Dylan - dislike, bad boy name
Rowan - nice
Nathan - not keen but it's ok
Shay - no, it's awful

Flymetothestars Fri 13-Dec-19 13:43:12

Dylan - LOVE a gentle yet strong sounding name

Rowan - it’s ok - I prefer it as a girls name. Funnily enough it’s a top 100 name for girls in Scotland (and is leaping up the charts there), but doesn’t feature in the boys’ list. A lot of girls being given this name in the US too.
Don’t like the inevitable nickname Row, nor it’s similarity to the ubiquitous Roman. 3 Roman’s at my sons nursery!

Nathan - Love. A classic. Love the nickname Nate.

Shay - not heard this name before. I like it.

Whatsyourflava Fri 13-Dec-19 13:46:43

Shay is really cool. I adore Dylan and Nathan.
For me, the name Rowan is now unusable given the massive upsurge in popularity of the name Roman. It was last years fastest rising name and there’s 2 baby Romans in my NCT group of 8! A couple of years ago I didn’t know any!
When there’s so many lovely names to pick from I’d avoid one so similar and ripe for confusion with last years’ fastest rising name. Roman will be top 20 on current trajectory in next year or two.

TatianaLarina Fri 13-Dec-19 14:16:56

Take Shay off it’s dreadful.

Rowan is better for girls.

So it’s between Nathan and Dylan.

miahadalittlelamb Fri 13-Dec-19 14:31:57

Only Nathan

Omashu Fri 13-Dec-19 14:50:00

Oh I love love LOVE Shay! Underused but gorgeous grin

I don’t really like your other options.

17caterpillars1mouse Fri 13-Dec-19 14:54:09

I really like Dylan though I prefer the spelling Dillon

I like Rowan, but it's gain popularity as are Roman, Rohan, Robin which all sound similar

Really dislike Shay.

I quite like Nathan but prefer Nathaniel

PlantPotting Fri 13-Dec-19 14:54:58

Nathan is such a great underused name. I’d pick that. Or shay.

ps. Mum of a baby girl ‘RoWan’ here. I do still like the name but had I realised just how popular Roman is now becoming I must admit I wouldn’t have used it. Every time I see RoMan Kemp on I’m a celeb it made me stressed because I know there’s going to be even more Romans now and my little girls name keeps getting mixed up. I hate having to say RoWan with a W. I’ll pick a less trendy name next time 🤣

snowone Fri 13-Dec-19 15:17:55

Rowan is lovely.

ChristmasSpirtsOnTheRocksPleas Fri 13-Dec-19 15:22:09

Rowan is lovely. Dylan and shay are both unpleasant.

Peacefrog23 Fri 13-Dec-19 16:23:24

Hmm...Shay proving to be a bit if a marmite name, i wonder if thats because its more unusual so less heard of.
Rowan and nathan seem to be the most liked.

Great feedback thanks everyone👍x

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MrsNoMopp Fri 13-Dec-19 22:34:15

1. Nathan
2. Dylan
3. Rowan
4. Shay

EmmaC78 Fri 13-Dec-19 22:39:30

Shay is the only one I don't like.

passthetea Fri 13-Dec-19 22:40:46


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