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post #41 of 266

I'm loving reading all these names!

 

Our girl's: Minerva Lily

Our boy's: Remus Jeffrey

 

We have a few extras picked out just in case.

 

We already have: Kevin Andrew, Brittany Hailey, and Mairead Rose. KA and BH are from DH's previous relationship.

post #42 of 266

Banros are you an HP fan? I love the names in this thread!!


We've had our names picked out for years:

 

girl - Nora Jane

boy - Joshua Nolan

 

Our only problem is if we end up with twins, we can't agree on a second girl or boy name!

post #43 of 266

We don't have a girl name. I do like Reese though. Our boy name is August Patrick. DH really likes the name Hampton too, but August is winning.

post #44 of 266
Hi ladies - I'm new here, but here are our names:

Boy: Reid David Jackson (lastname)
Girl: Brynn Delyth Judy (lastname)

In both cases we picked a first name we both like, then used family names as middle names. Our DS has two middle names as well, there's just too many people we want to honor!
post #45 of 266
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Originally Posted by HippieIncognito View Post

We don't have a girl name. I do like Reese though. Our boy name is August Patrick. DH really likes the name Hampton too, but August is winning.


I love the name August! I've heard it a few times lately and it's just such a nice name :)

 

We've had a boy's name picked out since before DD was conceived so we'll use that. And we picked out girl's name early this year too! We don't share names until after baby is born though.

post #46 of 266
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Originally Posted by NotYourBuddyGuy View Post

We already decided.  We like traditional, Catholic names - Our DS is Andrew Ryan.

 

Girl - Madeline Claire (Madeline is the anglicized version of Magdalene)

 

Boy - Simon Patrick

 

We don't tell anyone in real life our names beforehand, because people like to give their unsolicited opinion, so you all will be the only ones that know wink1.gif.

 

I like traditional names as well, though we err on the Jewish side of things here. We live in a large urban area and sometimes I feel like classic names are less common than any other kind of name!

post #47 of 266

How awesome would the name August be if the baby was born a little early in July? (not sure exactly when you're due, Hippie - I'm very early August.)

post #48 of 266

My husband pushed for August for our first, he knew an August growing up and everyone called her Auggie. It is a beau-ti-ful name!
 

post #49 of 266

Hey all! I'm fairly new here--just did an intro post a few days ago, but I thought I'd jump in and share. :) 

 

If we have a girl, her name will be Amelia Madeline. If we have a boy, Sullivan Connor. 

post #50 of 266

We are throwing around names, but haven't really fallen in love with anything yet.

 

For a boy, we like Max, Simon, and Sam, and Henry (but I'm worried it's becoming too popular).

 

For a girl, we like Alice, Ellen, Amelia, and Caroline.

post #51 of 266

I think we're still set on Eamon. I like it, but am not currently *loving* it. I really, really love Pete (well, Peter, but calling his Pete), but my husband is *not* a fan. Bummer. We're thinking Ara/Barbara for a girl. My much loved grandmother, as well as about 18 other people in my family are named Barbara, and Ara is a derivative of the name. I actually don't really like the name Barbara, but love Ara. We can't seem to agree on whether we can just name her Ara, or if we need to name her Barbara and then just call her Ara, to give her the option of a more "sophisticated" name down the line. I vote we can just name her plain Ara, but dh is of the "give her the full name" opinion. Thoughts? 

post #52 of 266
We're thinking Vivian (Viv) for a girl and William for a boy (both family names). But last time we had all but settled on names and then when he was born, we went with something totally different, so who know what will happen.

AmandaClare, out younger son is Henry and it became WILDLY popular right after we chose it. Sigh.

Quantum, I gotta say, I'm with you husband. I'm also a big fan of having the "long name" option. But, of course, it's all just personal preference.

I LOVE hearing what people have going on for names. Such a fun thread.
post #53 of 266
I think Ara is totally fine. Give a mire "sophisticated" middle name if you feel the need.

I love the name Vivian. I've considered using it before, but I have an aunt named Lilian, and it seems better to use that name to honor her. The problem for me, is that I know a few kids named Lily. I don't really go for super common names. I remember being in school with a multitude of short short clad Jennifers, Jens, and Jennys. It left an impression.

After P was born and named I found out that both Tina Fey and a Kardashian named their daughters the same thing. I was mildy horrified, but I bet Tina Fey was too XD
post #54 of 266
I'm really digging Eliza and Margaret (Maggie for short). Our almost 3 year old is named Iris. I don't have a clue about boys' names, though! We'll probably have a boy, just so we have to scramble. :-)
post #55 of 266

I love Eliza.

Ara is nice on its own with a traditionalish middle name as back up.

 

My husband was in law school when our first was born (and is now a lawyer) and we joked with law school friends about the supreme court justice test.

post #56 of 266

I also love Eliza. But a friend named her daughter Aliza, so I guess that's out.

post #57 of 266
I'm a big fan of Calvin. Our other top boy names are Ian and Samuel, though I don't think my dh is sold on Sam.

Girl names are harder for us. I love Maggie and Penny. But DH isn't a fan of Margaret and I'm not sure if I like magdalene enough. There was another name that I thought could shorten to Maggie but can't remember it now.
post #58 of 266

Marguerite

post #59 of 266
My husband just reminded me: Mackenzie with Maggie as a nickname. Would that work?
post #60 of 266
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Originally Posted by quantumleap View Post

I think we're still set on Eamon. I like it, but am not currently *loving* it. I really, really love Pete (well, Peter, but calling his Pete), but my husband is *not* a fan. Bummer. We're thinking Ara/Barbara for a girl. My much loved grandmother, as well as about 18 other people in my family are named Barbara, and Ara is a derivative of the name. I actually don't really like the name Barbara, but love Ara. We can't seem to agree on whether we can just name her Ara, or if we need to name her Barbara and then just call her Ara, to give her the option of a more "sophisticated" name down the line.

Quantum, my brother in law did not like Peter too much either, but my sister just loved it so much, she really begged him to name their second son that. And now we all just adore sweet Peter and can't imagine him with any other name. Maybe he'll come around?

Also, I am typically in the "give the full name" camp, but I would not guess Ara is a derivative of Barbara; I mean I believe it is, but the two are not linked in my mind. I think it stands fine alone, especially with a strong middle name.

We had decided on my last pregnancy that of we had a girl we'd name her Caroline. It's still a strong contender this time, but we haven't determined anything for sure. A girl of ours may also likely have a flower name (my middle is Rose) like Violet or Lily- for middle or first.

We named our son, Andrew Coulter, at birth. We had long decided on Coulter (it was my dad's middle and what he went by, also my grandmother's maiden name). Andrew was a last minute dark horse that we both knew was perfect the minute he was born.

We like traditional names in general: John, Henry (though maybe too popular currently for us), William, and David (my dad's first name!). I love the name of Matthew, but that is DH's name and he doesn't want a junior. I also love Adam and Elliot, but my husband doesn't at all. We considered George after DH's dad, but I'm just not sold on it.

Basically, we have a direction, but are completely uncommitted. I'm sure we'll take a good look at baby before we say for sure.
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