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HELP!! Boys names - honest opinions wanted

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macana Tue 07-Oct-08 13:45:42

I'm currently 38+2 with first db, and my husband and I still don't have any boys names decided. We kind of like these three:

Elliott
Solomon
Devon

What do you think?? Any other suggestions of more unusual - but not weird - boys names? Need to be easily pronounced in Spain as dh is Spanish.

thanks!

beansmum Tue 07-Oct-08 13:47:17

Elliott - nice
Solomon - less so
Devon - really?

DeJaVous Tue 07-Oct-08 13:49:16

I like Elliott and Solomon, not so keen on Devon.

A friend of mine has a Solomon and a Zebadiah.

Finding a name that is pronounced the same in two languages is SO hard, we've had to do it with Dutch and English.

Bubbaluv Tue 07-Oct-08 13:54:44

To me Devon is a cheap pressed meat - a bit like Spam, but not canned.
Love Solomon though!
Leo works well in Spanish.

CuppaTeaJanice Tue 07-Oct-08 13:55:58

Solomon's cool.

As long as your surname isn't Grundy!

donnie Tue 07-Oct-08 13:56:08

honestly?

all awful.

herbietea Tue 07-Oct-08 13:58:51

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GrapefruitMoon Tue 07-Oct-08 14:01:17

I only like Elliott out of those three

CS7 Tue 07-Oct-08 14:02:22

Honest opinion-
Elliot is okay,
Solomon makes me think of an old man and I don't like place names so that rules out Devon.

I had a Gabriel (Pronounced spanish like Gabrielle in Desperate Housewives) at my Uni. I thought that was nice..

MrsMattie Tue 07-Oct-08 14:26:06

Solomon is cool - I wouldn't be brave enough to use it, but I like it a lot, and Sol is a lovely nickname.

Devon sounds American and corny.

Not keen on Elliot.

AHB238 Tue 07-Oct-08 15:02:38

I love Elliot!!

Solomon / Sol is good

Not keen on Devon (think of how the V would be prounounced in Spanish too.)

pinkspottywellies Tue 07-Oct-08 15:05:50

What about the Spanish double-L pronounciation though with Elliot? Ella caused much confusion when I did a school Spanish exchange.

I like Devon.

Bubbaluv Tue 07-Oct-08 17:30:58

V good point Pinkpotty! He'd be Ey-ee-ott!!

tostaky Wed 08-Oct-08 07:51:58

I like Devon but not elliott or solomon (sounds like salmon)

Northumberlandlass Wed 08-Oct-08 08:03:45

I really like Solomon...DS has a friend of the same name, he gets Sol. Quite cool.

not keen on the other two, but that is just my opinion....what you call you DC has bugger all to do with me ! smile

x

SummatAnNowt Wed 08-Oct-08 08:46:17

Love Solomon, that's a name we've previously considered.

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