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A brother for Zara..

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Flopsy145 · 12/02/2024 13:17

Looking for some ideas, my husband likes quite classic names that work well in England (from a pronunciation pov) and I like more Celtic/Scandi/nature based names. We have a daughter called Zara. Surname is very common in England, VERY common.
My favourites at the moment are Arthur, Cohen, Bowen, Finn, Max, Torrin and Eddie. Eddie and Arthur probably the two that work best for our joint likes but husband has not committed 😂 so coming for some more names to add to the list!

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snowdrop27 · 12/02/2024 13:18

Hamish 😍

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Forgottenmyphone · 12/02/2024 13:24

Marcus
Oscar
Elias
Jasper
Angus

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SingingSands · 12/02/2024 13:48

Adam
Felix
Nathan
Leon
Bruno
Vincent

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Fraaahnces · 12/02/2024 13:48

Felix, Christian, Oskar

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Onelife2024 · 12/02/2024 14:29

Leo
Toby
Jake (Jacob)
Eli (Elijah)
Seth
Seb (Sebastian)
Isaac
Rowan
Evan
Owen
Lewis
Robin
Joel

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KirstenBlest · 12/02/2024 14:36

Cohen - No.
Bowen - it's a surname. Son of Owen. Not keen.
Finn - ok
Max - ok
Torrin - place name, makes me think of torrid. Not sure
Arthur - very popular.

Given that the surname is very popular, I'd go for something a bit different.

Suggestions based on your names: Corin, Owen, Fraser, Magnus, Gawain

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sunflowerpinks · 12/02/2024 14:45

Cohen - No.
Bowen - it's a surname. Son of Owen. Not keen.
Finn - ok
Max - ok
Torrin - place name, makes me think of torrid. Not sure
Arthur - very popular.

With a common surname I'd definitely avoid a common first name like Max, Finn or Arthur. He will hate being so hard to identify/found on sites liked LinkedIn especially if he starts his own business.

How about Magnus, Quentin or Torin?

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Zoomerang · 12/02/2024 14:52

Kaspar or Casper. It’s both Scandi and (rarely) a Muslim name which matches it to Zara.

You can’t use Cohen. It’s really inappropriate if you’re not Jewish / weird if you are.

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Fetaa · 12/02/2024 14:56

Max is great with Zara

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Watermelon999 · 12/02/2024 14:58

Call him Torrin Kristian Max, as that would work well with Zara! 😂

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Fetaa · 12/02/2024 14:59

Caspar

Angus gives the nick name Gus which I love

Rufus

Austin

Tex

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Fetaa · 12/02/2024 15:01

Felix

Freddie

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Fetaa · 12/02/2024 15:03

Otis

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HoHoHoliday · 12/02/2024 15:04

Asher
Dylan
Heath
Leon
Oscar
Robin

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Nicebloomers · 12/02/2024 16:41

Torrin sounds great with Zara

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WestLondonMummyToBe · 12/02/2024 16:44

The Zara I know has a brother called Henry.

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Moveoverdarlin · 12/02/2024 16:45

I like Zara and Max together.

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IbizaToTheNorfolkBroads · 12/02/2024 17:13

Anders
Alec
Otto
Kit
Jed
Adam
Rory
Owen
Lewis

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maddiemookins16mum · 12/02/2024 20:46

Kristian
Lukas
Xander.

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Fetaa · 12/02/2024 23:28

Edwin

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mihele · 13/02/2024 05:54

May I ask why you choose the name Cohen? Are you aware of what it means? I mean no disrespect but I do think it's a bit of an inappropriate choice.

Zara is a beautiful name and I think that Finn goes very well with it. I like Max too.


Otto, Sven and Lucas also come to mind.

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Mumofgirls2017 · 13/02/2024 08:41

Finn, max and Torin are my picks esp with Zara.

zara and

elias
noah
flynn
luca
axel
milo
elijah
dylan
jude
ted
theo
leo
isaac
ethan
louis

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PrawnDumplings · 13/02/2024 08:47

Felix

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Fetaa · 13/02/2024 08:49

Torin is good with Zara. Also Rory and Tobias.

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17caterpillars1mouse · 13/02/2024 08:53

When I saw the title of your thread I immediately thought Zara and Leon

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