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  1. #1
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    Exclamation DH is still idealess but at least we have some ground rules! Help me make a list!

    Well as I posted last week my husband does nothing but REJECT all my suggestions for name BUT he can never come up with any names himself!

    Im going to get him to look through some babyname book soon but in the meantime at least we have come up with "rules" to find names we both like..

    1. nothing that starts with a J or G
    2. Nothing in the top 50 and preferable out of top 100
    3. Nothing that is made up!
    4. Has a nice meaning (ie. NOT Kennedy..ugly head etc.)
    5. We seem to like Irish, Scottish, English and Latin (not LATINO...LATIN)
    6. I like more interesting/unusual names
    7. He prefers more traditional but not popular
    8. Goes well with DS J0sef P@tr1ck J@mes

    The middle names ( there will be 2) Will be some mix of the following...
    Devora, Elise, Lise, Covy (family thing), Dessa, Eloise, Katherine, Joan

    Our family is a crazy mix of Russian, Irish, and Mexican with a bit of Scottish and German thrown in! .... We live in Canada...HELP PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    boys names drive me crazy!

  2. #3
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    "Don't try to be modern, it's the most old-fashioned thing there is," - Attilio, The Tiger and the Snow

    Domenico/Dominic, Gianfranco/Gianpaolo, Giacomo, Antonio, Raphael, Calogero, Leopold, Angelo, Giorgio, Alban, Malachi, Dante, Mirek, Dario, Lionel, Asa
    Katarina/Caterina, Irena, Silvia, Aniela, Delfina, Raffaella, Apollonia, Cecilia, Pasqualina, Rosalind/Rosina, Josephine, Allegra, Alba, Leokadia, Annunziata, Bronya, Adrasteia, Vincenza, Althea, Eurydice, Regina, Mirella, Arianell

  3. #5
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    Okay what about...

    Honora: (Latin) means woman of honor, it can also be spelled Onora (the Irish spelling) and Annora. It is not ranked in the top 1000
    Antonia: (Latin) means priceless one, not ranked in the top 1000
    Adelaide: means noble/nobility, ranked in the 400's
    Annika (Swedish): means grace, ranked in the 500's
    Lucia: (Italian/Latin): means light, ranked in the 200's
    Willa: means resolute protection, ranked in the 900's
    Eden: (Hebrew) means place of pleasure, delight, ranked in around 180 in popularity
    Fiona: (Scottish) means the fair one, ranked in the 200's
    Freya: (Norse) means a noble woman, not ranked in the top 1000
    Dahlia: it's a type of flower, ranked in the 500's
    Laila: (Arabic) means night, ranked in the 140's
    Evangeline: (Greek) means bearer of good news, ranked in the 200's
    Celia: (Latin) means heavenly, ranked in the 700's
    Celestia: (Latin) means heavenly, not ranked in the top 1000
    Leonie: (Latin), means lion, not ranked in the top 1000
    Adalia: (Hebrew), means in God is my refuge, not it the top 1000
    Calista: (Greek), means the beautiful one, not in the top 1000
    Elysia: (Latin), means blissful, not in the top 1000
    Laine: (Greek), means light of the sun, not in the top 1000
    Aurelia: (Latin), means gold, not in the top 1000

    Wow, this was definately a challenge! I hope that I could help you at least start a list! Best of luck
    Please pray for Lucy, her and her family need your support: http://erikandkatekrull.blogspot.com/

    Currently loving....
    Henry, Jack, Jude, Liam, Beckett, Wesley, Noah, Mason, Simon, Luke
    Lucia (Lucy), Annabel, Eloise, Leah, Avery, Brennan/Brynn, Lilah, Reese, Annora, Antonia

  4. #7
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    Thanks for the responses! I know it is a bit of a challenge to find names to fit all my must haves!

    @teacherma... names that I like and have not been rejected yet are... Lilias, Beatrix and Veronica! at least 3 more to bring to DH!

    @cuddles4444 I love Fiona.. it one of the 3 girls names on our list now..., Calista is starting to grow on me.. Calli is such a cute nn, I also like Annika ! I have suggested evangeline to dh before and he says its too much of a name... but maybe he will like Calista or annika!

    I like almost ANY varient of Elizabeth.. ie. Elspeth, Elyse but its soo close my MILs name which is why we may use Elise to honor her as a MN only..

    anyone else have any suggestions?
    boys names drive me crazy!

  5. #9
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    I second the ideas of Calista, Annika, Fiona, Lilias.

    More ideas (sorry for any repeats)....
    Rosemary
    Constance
    Rebecca
    Eileen
    Caroline
    Moira
    Beatrice
    Ailis
    Flora
    Miriam
    Catriona
    Malvina
    Finella/Finola

    Anything new catch your eye?
    Good luck!
    Adela, Beatrice, Berthe, Beryl, Calliope, Celeste, Cleo, Evangeline, Grete, Guinevere, Isadora, Ivanna, Leonie, Lilac, Lisette, Lucienne, Maelle, Marilla, Marisol, Mathilde, Maude, Melina, Ottoline, Paulina, Pascale, Rosalind, Sibyl, Tatiana, Xanthe, Yulia, Zara, Zinnia.
    Alasdair, Alcott, Anders, Augustine, Barnaby, Benoit, Desmond, Eliot, Evander, Felix, Gilbert, Graham, Hugo, Jonah, Julian, Kyrill, Leif, Lev, Malcolm, Maxfield, Morgan, Montgomery, Orion, Orlando, Pascal, Rhys, Roman

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