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carlottawales Tue 23-Sep-08 12:23:41

Lucas
Howard (will be Howie)
Harold (Harry)
Felix
Peter

any thoughts?

carlottawales Tue 23-Sep-08 13:43:07

bumping this up

nailpolish Tue 23-Sep-08 13:46:52

peter

TwoMore Tue 23-Sep-08 13:50:28

Really like Peter.

MuffinMclay Tue 23-Sep-08 13:51:19

Harry (but prefer Henry or Harold)
Peter

Felix = cat
Howard sounds too 'old man'
Irrational dislike of Lucas

cafebistro Tue 23-Sep-08 13:52:10

Lucas or Felix

frazzledoldbag34 Tue 23-Sep-08 14:29:53

Felix. Cool.

wotulookinat Tue 23-Sep-08 14:35:36

I don't like Felix, but that's because it's my brother's name and we don't get on.
I like Lucas - that was high on our list.
I really like Peter, but won't use it because it is the name of my ex.
I'm not sure about Howart, but Harold would be cool!

MadBadandDangeroustoKnow Tue 23-Sep-08 17:42:35

Any apart from Howard (which is old-fashioned without, alas, being retro cool) or Lucas (part of my aversion to surnames as first names). I reckon Peter is due for a revival, as it's fallen out of use in the last couple of decades.

cyteen Tue 23-Sep-08 17:52:20

only like lucas or felix. howard and harold are not my bag, and peter is forever tainted for me by various mad/creepy peters in my past.

SoMuchToBits Tue 23-Sep-08 18:01:36

Peter

Underused and love it.

Would have used it myself, but dh has someone in his family with that name who is not popular, so wouldn't have gone down well.

But I love it. It's classic, but not over-popular.

CantSleepWontSleep Tue 23-Sep-08 18:05:30

Felix or Lucas.

yellowflowers Tue 23-Sep-08 21:13:30

Howard is great. I have liked every Howard I have ever met.

dinkymum Tue 23-Sep-08 21:17:49

Like them all! fave probably Felix, Lucas or Harry?

SoupDragon Tue 23-Sep-08 21:19:50

Was shown round a local private school by a lovely 17 yo Felix last weekend...

singersgirl Tue 23-Sep-08 23:05:24

There was a baby Peter at the playground at the weekend; I heard his dad chatting to him. I thought what a lovely underused name it is. It is one of DS2's middle names as it is my step-dad's name.

LaDiDaDi Tue 23-Sep-08 23:23:18

Lucas or Peter

ethanchristopher Tue 23-Sep-08 23:43:36

Lucas
Howard (will be Howie)
Harold (Harry)
Felix
Peter

i like lucas
i like harry but not harold
i like howie but not howard
i like peter
i dont like felix

MrPinkerton Wed 24-Sep-08 00:02:07

Peter, lovely name.

Lovage Wed 24-Sep-08 10:18:18

I really like Felix, but have decided not to use it for mine because it does make me think of the cat food. Sorry!

tortoiseshell Wed 24-Sep-08 10:19:44

Lucas and Felix are both very popular atm, but nice names. Harold, don't like - if you want Harry I would go for Harrison or Henry instead. Howard - hate it (sorry). Peter - good strong timeless name.

KAEKAE Wed 24-Sep-08 16:31:12

lucas is the only one I care for. Howard, and Harold I really dislike. And Peter is so 50's and bland.

KAEKAE Wed 24-Sep-08 16:31:13

lucas is the only one I care for. Howard, and Harold I really dislike. And Peter is so 50's and bland.

boolean Wed 24-Sep-08 20:57:25

Felix and Howard

Love Harry for Henry but not Harold

Peter is a bit boring IMO (apols!)

LynetteScavo Wed 24-Sep-08 20:59:51

I love, love, love Lucas! And Howard or Howie, and Felix.

Booo to Harold and Peter, though.

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