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Boy's name meaning surprise or miracle?

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moobrain Tue 08-Nov-11 22:11:46

Am searching for inspiration for a friend who has just had a surprise boy! Any ideas?

rushofbangerstothefire Tue 08-Nov-11 22:18:39

Google gives me:
REUBEN. Hebrew meaning 'Behold a Son'
BENNETT. Latin meaning 'Little Blessed One'
NATHANIEL. Hebrew meaning 'Gift of God'
MATTHEW. Hebrew meaning 'Gift of God'
THEODORE. Greek meaning 'Gift of God'

Mostly religious based. How about 'Miracle' as a middle name? grin

Towndon Tue 08-Nov-11 22:19:32

Peleh and Nissan are boys' names which mean miracle! Can't find any which mean surprise.

There are some nice names with a "gift" related meaning, such as Matthias, Jonathan, Solomon, Theodore.

moobrain Tue 08-Nov-11 22:54:22

Oooh Like Reuben and Peleh


picnicbasketcase Tue 08-Nov-11 22:55:25

She could name him Jesus and always pronounce it like an exclamation.

PippiLongBottom Tue 08-Nov-11 23:06:54

We chose Felix in similar circumstances. It means happy (felicity) and can also mean fate.

Dexifehatz Tue 08-Nov-11 23:35:33


MysteriousHamster Tue 08-Nov-11 23:37:38

Though not religious, we chose one of the 'gift of god' names above, as he really did feel a miracle to us. A gift anyway. smile

CountryMama Wed 09-Nov-11 04:48:39

David means beloved - I dig that.

lockets Wed 09-Nov-11 15:34:42

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LaTristesse Wed 09-Nov-11 16:47:02

Goodness, Bennett has just made me cry - what a lovely meaning. If only it wasn't my boss's name! smile

purplehonesty Wed 09-Nov-11 19:53:57

lol @ picnincbasketcase i just splurted out my tea laughing at that

Deargdoom Wed 09-Nov-11 20:00:20

You could call him "Oh Shit!" but he might resent you for it when he's older.

Spanish for miracle is "milagro" which doesn't sound too bad- as a middle name?

Teapot13 Thu 10-Nov-11 13:42:52

How about Isaac?

BleedyGhoulzombiez Thu 10-Nov-11 13:51:10

grin at picnic!

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