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Leonardo or Max…or Luca

40 replies

Barriguda · 12/03/2023 11:13

Getting close now, about 3 weeks to go still haven’t decided! I know I’ve posted a similar post a while back…
So I really like Leonardo and Max but love Luca. My OH really likes Max and Leonardo but is not fond of Luca. Last name is Winter.

OP posts:
KirstenBlest · 12/03/2023 11:23

Max, unless you have some italian connection.

barca123 · 12/03/2023 11:28

Think Max or Luca are great - or Leo, just Leo?

Hellohello1234567 · 12/03/2023 11:33

Max is my favourite (followed by Luca and then Leonardo)

Congratulations and best wishes for safe arrival of your little one!

Whatineed · 12/03/2023 11:34

Which do you prefer? Could Leandro be an option?

ourflagmeansdeath · 12/03/2023 11:38

Luca is my absolute favourite boys name, I love it, but if your husband doesn't like it then Max over Leonardo. I do actually prefer Leo over Max, but Max over Leonardo if that makes sense. All 3 are really lovely names, I don't think you could go wrong here!

Epicstorm · 12/03/2023 11:38

Luca Winter doesn’t flow. Seems to take a lot of saying so I wouldn’t chose that despite preferring Luca to the other options.

drpet49 · 12/03/2023 11:39

Max is very popular nowadays

Snoopystick · 12/03/2023 11:42

I’m sure I’ve read a book where the main character is called Max Winter… wracking my pea brain to remember. All lovely names.

bigbluebus · 12/03/2023 11:44

I think Max goes better with your surname. Luca Winter is quite clunky to say.

Snoopystick · 12/03/2023 11:46

It’s Max De Winter in Rebecca….ignore me 😆

Kisskiss · 12/03/2023 11:46

I love max and luca ( was our choices too) but my husband said no to luca because it’s Italian and we are not.. I think max would be better as a longer version?
leo / leon is nice too! Leonardo has the Italian problem too…

Phonemonkey2023 · 12/03/2023 11:52

Max Winter - sounds the best to me ❄️

SnowdaySewday · 12/03/2023 13:00

If DH dislikes Luca, then it’s not an option. It doesn’t flow with the surname anyway. Leo or Max would be great and together they make a good sib-set if you have another boy in the future. I'd only use Leonardo if the baby will have Italian heritage - if you intend to shorten it, then just go for Leo or Leon anyway.

CuteAsDuck · 12/03/2023 13:01

Luca is my favourite but all lovely names!

AnotherRoadsideAttraction · 12/03/2023 13:06

Max has become boring to my ear, there’s just soooooo many across all age groups. Ditto on Max de Winter/Rebecca connection, makes it sound a bit comical!

Perhaps with the W sound of your surname you should choose a first name that doesn’t end in a vowel?

AnotherRoadsideAttraction · 12/03/2023 13:07

Leon Winter sounds cool!

WedonttalkaboutMaureen · 12/03/2023 13:10

Love love love Luca and I think it goes fine with your surname actually.

Leo is quite cool.

Max is a bit meh for me. It's also a very common dog name where I am (lots of working collies here with short names!)

ChildrenOfTheQuorn · 12/03/2023 15:06

Snoopystick · 12/03/2023 11:46

It’s Max De Winter in Rebecca….ignore me 😆

My mind went to 'Rebecca' too.

Leo's are everywhere, Max's are everywhere, Luca's are almost everywhere.

Ireallydohope · 12/03/2023 15:33

I like them all

Lovely choices

If I had to pick one I'd choose Max

cordelia16 · 12/03/2023 15:43

Snoopystick · 12/03/2023 11:46

It’s Max De Winter in Rebecca….ignore me 😆

That was the first thing I thought of when I said each name out loud :) As long as they don't give Max the middle initial D I guess it would be okay lol

cassiastatham · 12/03/2023 15:50

Max Winter sounds like a cool name 👍⚡

cassiastatham · 12/03/2023 15:51

I read Rebecca but tbh already forgot that bit


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Mittens1717 · 12/03/2023 17:02

Luca by a mile

Smileyoriley · 12/03/2023 17:15

Max. The other two are OK if you have Italian roots but I'm not keen with your surname

hattie43 · 12/03/2023 17:15


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