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Kiwiburgh · 12/08/2023 20:04

We have finally agreed on two names for baby boy!
Grant or Findlay
Ds1 has a scottish/ celtic name.
Having such a hard time deciding on a name this time round. I work in a men's prison so as you can imagine this rules out lots of names ๐Ÿ™ˆ
Thanks ๐Ÿ˜

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Kiwiburgh · 14/08/2023 01:10

Thanks for the suggestion everyone.
Our top two names are now Finlay ( newzealanders were pronouncing Findlay wrong) and Fraser.
Now just to wait until he's born and see which he suits ๐Ÿ’™

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Poorlilthing · 14/08/2023 06:15

How did you choose my name mummy?

I started a thread on an anonymous chat forum and despite daddy and I loving two names in particular, no one else did, so we followed the suggestions of the anonymous posters ๐Ÿ˜‚

Daffodilwoman · 14/08/2023 06:23

I must be the only one who dislikes Fraser.I always think of the American comedy. I know that might be a different spelling ( I canโ€™t abide the show ) but thatโ€™s where my mind goes. Also knew a Fraser and he was a very unattractive wet lettuce. I would chose the name which suits your surname best.
I also much prefer Nathan out of the 4 names.

user1492757084 · 14/08/2023 06:27

Some ideas ..
Geoffrey
Flynn
Nicholas
Duncan
Ewart

Kiwiburgh · 14/08/2023 06:38

@Poorlilthing sorry I didn't realise the 2 names I asked opinions on were set in stone.
Thinking of baby names is really exciting and I'm enjoying changing my favourites around .Fair to say it'll probably change again ๐Ÿ˜…

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Kiwiburgh · 14/08/2023 06:50

@Daffodilwoman I imagine lots of Americans would pronounce Fraser like they do on the TV show, the American I work with does ๐Ÿ™ˆ luckily nz people say it the same as in Scotland.

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Poorlilthing · 14/08/2023 06:55

Kiwiburgh · 14/08/2023 06:38

@Poorlilthing sorry I didn't realise the 2 names I asked opinions on were set in stone.
Thinking of baby names is really exciting and I'm enjoying changing my favourites around .Fair to say it'll probably change again ๐Ÿ˜…

We have finally agreed on two names for baby boy!

๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ

Kiwiburgh · 14/08/2023 07:14

lets not be those people that bicker on forums. Let's just agree we have different opinions.

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Poorlilthing · 14/08/2023 07:18

A difference of opinion about what?! and whoโ€™s bickering? ๐Ÿ˜‚

dressedforcomfort · 14/08/2023 08:18

Finley/Finlay is lovely.

Personally I'm surprised by the reaction to Grant, which has always struck me as a very neutral type of name....

arlequin · 14/08/2023 09:42

@Poorlilthing why comment on this at all if you don't like discussing baby names

Guineapiggiesmalls · 14/08/2023 10:39

Sorry to see youโ€™ve dropped the D from your Findlay option! Iโ€™m in Scotland, and it feels misspelled/English to spell it Finlay/Finley. With an E is particularly wishy washy. Bring back the D!

Clearly in the minority, but I also like Grant ๐Ÿ˜‚ stick with your original names! See what suits your wee boy when he arrives.

Poorlilthing · 14/08/2023 10:41

arlequin · 14/08/2023 09:42

@Poorlilthing why comment on this at all if you don't like discussing baby names

I believe i was the first to give my opinion on the name

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