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Boys List- which do you prefer?

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loobylu3 Tue 12-Aug-08 22:24:48

Am considering the following names for baby no.3 if it is a boy!
Would be v grateful for all opinions- honest but poilite please!

Here goes:

Henry
Maxim/ Maximus (nn Max) ? too popular now
Jonas/ Jonah
Theodore (Theo)
Rufus
Monty

Thanks

unknownrebelbang Tue 12-Aug-08 22:25:33

Theo.

Dragonbutter Tue 12-Aug-08 22:26:13

i like jonas and theo from your list.
maybe monty after those.

ImForeverBlowingBuble Tue 12-Aug-08 22:28:25

Theo

AbbeyA Tue 12-Aug-08 22:30:48

Henry. Theo is OK but hate the rest.

hiccymapops Tue 12-Aug-08 22:31:01

I like Henry, Jonah and Max smile

Hulababy Tue 12-Aug-08 22:31:37

From your list I prefer Henry or Jonah.

hotCheeseBurns Tue 12-Aug-08 22:32:12

Henry is cool

gemdangracie Tue 12-Aug-08 22:33:15

Theo and Jonah smile

Reginaphilangy Tue 12-Aug-08 22:33:39

Like Max and Theo. Not overly keen on the others.

NotAnOtter Tue 12-Aug-08 22:33:54

rufus or monty my faves

forkhandles Tue 12-Aug-08 22:35:45

I like Rufus and Theo

Dior Tue 12-Aug-08 22:36:48

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smartiejake Tue 12-Aug-08 22:37:49

Theo and Henry are lovely but Rufus and Monty are the sort of names you give a poodle. Maximus sounds like a Roman Gladiator (a lot to live up to)
On the fence about about Jonas/ Jonah.

AbstractMouse Tue 12-Aug-08 22:40:07

I like Jonas, Rufus and Henry. For some reason whenever I say Maximus in my head an image of sportacus pops up hmm

nooka Tue 12-Aug-08 22:43:57

Henry
Jonas - not Jonah
Theodore (Theo)
Rufus

Boulders Tue 12-Aug-08 22:45:26

I like them all but I don't like Monty or Rufus for a son, I would save those 2 for pets.

hf128219 Tue 12-Aug-08 22:46:25

I love Monty.

UniversallyChallenged Tue 12-Aug-08 22:48:02

Theo and Jonah

jimjamshaslefttheyurt Tue 12-Aug-08 22:53:16

don;t like monty (makes me think of uncle monty in withnail and I). I do like the name Jonty though.

From your list Henry or Theo.

emj23 Wed 13-Aug-08 00:47:43

Henry, Jonah and Theo.

squanderedzeitgeist Wed 13-Aug-08 00:54:58

I rather like all except for Monty 'the full....' and not so keen on Max but certainly wouldn't object to it.
Theo is a tad popular, isn't it? so might avoid, although it as a lovely soft sound.

My current favourite boys' names are Hector and Moses.

S1ur Wed 13-Aug-08 01:08:57

Personally. If I had to choose. I think you son will/would be fine whatever you choose (runs out of platitudes)

So. Drum roll....
I like
1st place - Henry
2nd place - Theo
3rd place - erm, erm, maybe Jonas?

I dislike Maximus a bit, bit too powerful for me.
I'm afraid Rufus has personal to me negative pet-like connotations.

I knew a Monty. I 'went out' with him. Had amazing eyes. gorgeous. Though he was really called Geoff and Monty was a nickname. But because of that I am actually rather fond of 'Monty'.

littlelapin Wed 13-Aug-08 01:14:15

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Niecie Wed 13-Aug-08 01:43:23

Theo definitely.

Not sure about any of the others except Maximus which I don't like at all. Maxim is nice but very French. Max is too common round here.

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