Grandfather and Great Grandfather names
Boyandgirlmama23 · 19/01/2023 14:34
Looking for an old name.. recently posted about Francis but DP is still unsure. It is my firm favourite
Francis George but to be known and introduced as Frank
I do love just Frank but my other DS has a name which gives him many options when he is older if he choose to use
TheVanguardSix · 19/01/2023 14:41
I love Francis.
I immediately thought of Vincent as well.
Also, Vaughn (which is a surname, I know, but it’s nice as a first name).
My grandfathers were: Friedrich & Michael, great and great great grandfathers were Cyril, Elias, Nicholas… A few Antons peppered in the family tree on the Czech side. Lots of ‘Francis and Vincent’ on the Irish side.
quietnightmare · 19/01/2023 14:42
Eugene / gene
Maryquitecontrary55 · 19/01/2023 15:06
My grandfathers were Ned and William. I only know one of my great grandfather's names. He was Peter. Just if you're looking for old man inspo.
Theoldwoman · 19/01/2023 15:32
Francis is my favourite boys name, I wouldn’t use Frank though unless he chose that when he’s older.
My grandfathers were:
Wyndham Francis and Ernest Cyril
lauraslops · 19/01/2023 16:25
Francis is lovely.
My grandparents/great grandparents were
IntentionalError · 19/01/2023 16:35
Graham / Graeme
WinterFoxes · 19/01/2023 16:35
bluemumsbluedog · 19/01/2023 16:37
My grandfathers and great grandfathers names were Alfred, Gilbert, George, Isaac, Joseph and william
Busybusybusydoingnothing · 19/01/2023 17:03
Stanley, Alfred, Percy were my grandfather names.
toastofthetown · 19/01/2023 17:06
Here’s a link to the ONS data set which has the top hundred names in England and Wales in ten yearly intervals from 1904. Lots of grandfather and great-grandfather names there.
Twoinapod · 19/01/2023 18:23
I’m not a fan of Francis, seems a bit wet to me, and Frank seems too harsh.
what about something like Wilfred, you can have Will, Wilf, Fred or Freddie as options.
AverageJoan · 19/01/2023 18:27
I like Francis but not as Frank. When I was pregnant I liked Ralph and Isaac and Rupert
Phos · 19/01/2023 18:36
I love Francis but really don't like Frank.
My grandfather and great grandfathers were:
Ritascornershop · 19/01/2023 18:39
My grandads were Victor and Alfred. My great uncles were George, Clifford, and Albert.
Chasingsquirrels · 19/01/2023 18:41
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BigMandsTattooPortfolio · 19/01/2023 18:42
My grandfathers and Great Grandfathers were named;
Underminer · 19/01/2023 18:48
Some names are really coming back. One of the mums at school had twins in October baller Kenneth and Keith.
Other recent newborns include:
Malcolm (known as Mac)
old names from my family are
Harold (perhaps avoid this thanks to Prince Harry’s book!)
Penguinsista · 19/01/2023 18:49
We have a Francis in our family known as Franny. He's a great chap so it's a name I love
Neverknowinglysensible · 19/01/2023 18:52
My mum was named Frances after her Uncle Francis. My grandfather was Harold, although I can’t see that name becoming popular atm!
Other relatives’ names of the 1900’s were:
John (lots of them)
Gabriel (poor child, especially when his middle name was St John)
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