Brother or Sister for Max

(28 Posts)
JellyBellySmith Sun 14-Jun-20 14:03:12

DS1 is Max. Never found out the sex whilst pregnant, but we were lucky he was a boy in the end as this was the only boys' name we loved/ could agree on, so he was named the second he was born. Before getting pregnant, I'd loved traditional names for boys (James, Edward, William etc) but with our surname being Smith, they always felt a bit too bland (and they are all family names so likely be used as middle names).

We had a longer list of girls' names (Robyn/Rose(Rosie)/Alice/Ruby) but none really felt right at the time and I think I would've been struck by uncertainty and indecision if he had been a girl!

So, what other names would you suggest for a sibling for Max?

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userabcname Sun 14-Jun-20 14:05:46

I really like the name Max but couldn't use it for ds1 as it's my nephew's name. We went for Isaac and also liked Sebastian, George, Raphael and Leo.

Theyweretheworstoftimes Sun 14-Jun-20 14:07:29

Anna for a girl.

Easy to say them both together. It's pretty and easy to spell and is easy to pronounce.

Finn for a boy. Same reasons as above

Windyatthebeach Sun 14-Jun-20 14:08:20

Ruby and Xander..

Quizeerascal Sun 14-Jun-20 14:13:15

Jasper
Finn
Harvey
Otto

Erica
Pearl
Nora
Olive
Harper
Lara
Phoebe
Leah

Allmyarseandpeggymartin Sun 14-Jun-20 14:17:53

Mia for a girl (I know a real life Max and Mia) so cute

Ricekrispie22 Sun 14-Jun-20 14:52:42

Milo
Rory
Toby
Barney
Alfie
Theo

Scarlett
Imogen
Thea
Erin

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IckleBear Sun 14-Jun-20 15:24:20

Max and Silas
Max and Luca

Max and Romy
Max and Eliza

sweetnosugar Sun 14-Jun-20 15:25:41

Boys
Traditional...
Theodore/Theo
Lachlan

Modern...
Albie
Axel
Bear
Bobby

sweetnosugar Sun 14-Jun-20 15:27:17

Girls
Traditional...
Elsie
Isobel
Thea

Modern...
Marnie
Winnie
Sunday

sibbys Sun 14-Jun-20 18:21:25

Max & Emmy
Max & Molly
Max & Daisy
Max & Penny
Max & Matilda
Max & Martha
Max & Alice

Max & Wilbur
Max & Rufus
Max & Hugo
Max & Hector
Max & Leo

ThighThighofthigh Sun 14-Jun-20 19:19:24

For a buy I'd go with Milo or Guy

For a girl Summer or Samantha

Tillygetsit Sun 14-Jun-20 22:47:37

I know a Max and Ivy so that sounds right to me. Also know a Max and Henry...twins in ds's class.

Fromthebirdsnest Thu 03-Jun-21 23:27:06

I have a max and my other children are called Ellie ,Sophie
& Jack..... I also liked poppy\polly or Penelope or Orla or George & Arthur for boys x

Bashfulinseduary Thu 03-Jun-21 23:49:32

Max and Phoebe
or
Max and Gregory

IamnotwhouthinkIam Fri 04-Jun-21 00:51:19

Max is fairly classic as well as being short and simple so I think you were on the right line with the similar Rose and maybe Alice (although the "s" sound at the end of Alice pssibly runs into Smith a bit). Other suggestions:

Luke
Felix
Hugh
Alexander (not short but very classic and has short nn's!)
Adam (if you don't mind the Economist/Philosopher link)
Owen
Evan
Peter
Phillip

May
Eve
Gwen
Anna
Nina
Rosa
Lara
Julia
Lydia

TheVanguardSix Fri 04-Jun-21 00:58:48

Max and Sophie
Max and Tallulah
Max and Tabitha
Max and Marlena

Max and Otto
Max and Miles
Max and Elliot
Max and Saul
Max and Guy

finallychangedmyusername Fri 04-Jun-21 07:56:23

I really like the name Max.

Max and...

Leo
Jake
Joel
Lucas
Oscar
Ross
Toby
Rufus
Seth

Layla
Amy
Ellen
Hannah
Leah
Rose
Zoe
Zara

MakkaPakkas Fri 04-Jun-21 07:58:14

Max and May

Seadragonusgiganticusmaximus Fri 04-Jun-21 08:00:11

Minnie if it’s a girl, then you’ve got Max and Min grin

Ifixfastjets Fri 04-Jun-21 09:53:38

I know 2 max with sisters called lily.

I also like

Sophie
Anna
Ella
Lyra
Cara

Sam
Finn
Jack
James

They seem to "fit" with max.
Short, fun, lively names

baileysisforme Fri 04-Jun-21 18:05:07

Myla

HeadlessGummyBears Fri 04-Jun-21 18:09:53

Op posted this on the 14th of June in 2020 🧟‍♀️

sibbys Mon 07-Jun-21 13:47:13

Max & Molly
Max & Emmy

Max & Wilbur
Max & Leo

sibbys Mon 07-Jun-21 13:47:47

@HeadlessGummyBears

Hahahah Oh God!

I wonder what she ended up using!

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