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If I like Arthur..

36 replies

Flopsy145 · 03/02/2024 22:50

I absolutely love it but my husband isn't sold. He also says it "Arfa" 😂
Love the King Arthur connotations, anything history related or Celtic/Scandi as my family are a mix of both, husband is English. Last name is Smith.

OP posts:
serin · 03/02/2024 22:56

Connell

Stayeduptoolateagain · 03/02/2024 22:57

Stanley!

Onelife2024 · 03/02/2024 23:17

Tristan
Aidan
Owen
Aneirin
George

Aydel · 03/02/2024 23:18

Arnold
Albert
Clarence

junebirthdaygirl · 03/02/2024 23:40

Arthur Smith sounds lovely
Walter
Cameron
Leonard
Edwin
Douglas
Herbert
Gordon
The great thing about Smith is you can go all out as its a name that works best with something long and a bit complicated.

KirstenBlest · 03/02/2024 23:44

Gawain, but people say it differently. I know one and he gets called Gowan/Gawin/Gah-wayne. I thought he was Gavin for ages.

RosesAndHellebores · 03/02/2024 23:47

Merlin
Gawain
Percival
Galahad
Lancelot
Geraint
Tristan

etc
Conrad
Hector
Magnus
Hamish
Archie
Osrick

Mumofgirls2017 · 04/02/2024 08:04

Albert
alfred
magnus
frederick
alexander
victor
cedric
ernest
wilfred
leonard
douglas
andrew

Whu · 04/02/2024 08:16

You could do a variation - Arto or Artie, like these and they are unusual without being made up.

Flopsy145 · 04/02/2024 08:53

Thank you guys, lots of really lovely names on here that are definitely going on the list!

OP posts:
HowDoTheyGetThroughLife · 04/02/2024 09:02

Arthur is SO old-fashioned. It's my (late) dad's name, and he was born in 1918.

DisplayPurposesOnly · 04/02/2024 09:05

Jonah

vanillaspice235 · 04/02/2024 09:24

Stayeduptoolateagain · 03/02/2024 22:57

Stanley!

Stanley Smith sounds good!

Gullillahvit · 04/02/2024 09:28

Harald
Gerald
Alfred

Stayeduptoolateagain · 04/02/2024 10:01

vanillaspice235 · 04/02/2024 09:24

Stanley Smith sounds good!

It does but, on second thoughts, I think Stan Smith is a type of Adidas shoe?

theduchessofspork · 04/02/2024 10:09

HowDoTheyGetThroughLife · 04/02/2024 09:02

Arthur is SO old-fashioned. It's my (late) dad's name, and he was born in 1918.

Are you kidding?! There are millions of Arthurs under 20.

Arthur is great OP but it’s been done to death lately

Stellan
Struan
Gawain
Alistair
Jory
Kester
Toren
Magnus
Marcus
Edwin
Ernest
Walter
Owen
Patrick
Robert

sunflowerpinks · 04/02/2024 15:37

With such a common surname for d choose a name outside the top100. I know sooo many boys/men called Steve Smith, Harry Smith etc...

User6761 · 04/02/2024 17:13

Agree with PP, with such a common surname I personally would be looking for a less commonly used first name if possible.

Lawrence
Sidney
Abel
Crawford
Evan
Cassian

KirstenBlest · 04/02/2024 17:28

What sort of Celtic and what sort of Scandi?
Arthur Smith is likely to be a common name, so I'd suggest a distinguishing middle name that doesn't look like a first name.
e.g, Arthur Fraser Smith or Arthur Aland Smith
(just using Arthur and random-ish middle names)

urbanbuddha · 04/02/2024 17:28

Rory
Gregor
Alexander
Mathias
Sebastian

Flopsy145 · 04/02/2024 17:44

@KirstenBlest I'm mainly Welsh, the Scandinavian is a real mix of Finland, Denmark, a bit of Faroe islands I think as well. Middle names will be Eric Thomas, we couldn't decide so decided to go for both.
@User6761 love Evan. Also similar vein I like Ivor.
Bowen, Torrin and Logan are also high on my list but I'm not sure DH will go for them, @theduchessofspork I love Magnus as well as Maddox.

OP posts:
TerriPie · 04/02/2024 17:48

Menzies
Myles
Lyall
Trian
Tristan

(Not keen on Arthur, still an old man to me even though it has been and gone again in the last few years)

Elspethelf · 04/02/2024 17:55

Love Arthur. How about…

Clifford - Cliff
Sidney - Sid
Wilfred - Wilf
Walter - Walt

sunflowerpinks · 04/02/2024 20:38

How about

Logan Smith
Quentin Smith
Reuben Smith

Allthatglittersisntart · 04/02/2024 20:44

I think Arthur is a good name.

Can your DH not pronounce the ‘th’? According my American ex I cant either (saying ‘f’ sometimes). You could shorten it to Arty.

Or look at the list of Knights of the Round Table(some already on thread, some outlandish!)
:
https://study.com/academy/lesson/knights-of-arthurs-round-table-legend-quiz.html

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