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January 24th, 2013 12:50 AM #16Senior Member
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If I had to rate your list from best to worst....
1.Theo (although I like Theodore better)
EDIT : Hopefully when your husband sees these responses, he will change his mind on some of those that he doesn't have much feelings for.
Otherwise, I would suggest
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January 24th, 2013 01:09 AM #18
Hale might work well for a boy.Mama of two beautiful boys!
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior,
So are the children of one’s youth.
Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them;
January 24th, 2013 01:22 AM #20Raquel-21 year old who loves names, books, and languages
Ladies: Catherine Isabella,Helena Margaret, Clara Josephine, Amelia Juliet, Louisa Genevieve, Eva Rosalind, Rose Fiammetta, Edith Lenore, Charlotte Rosamund, Eleanora Winter
Gentlemen: Asher Frederick, Nicholas Hugo, Henry Oliver, William Grey, Matthew Isaiah, Thomas Alaric, George Everett
January 24th, 2013 06:03 AM #22Senior Member
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- Lijiang, China
It's unfortunate your husband isn't on board with Theodore, such an awesome name. What about Thaddeus or Thelonius or Theodus? Theo is okay, but it feels incomplete to me.
I agree that Hali seems very feminine, and though it does have several levels of significance, I think it might be hard for a boy to carry. Maybe a MN?
You both seem to be on board with Wells, not my personal choice, but seems like an okay 'just-in-case' option.
Flynn is another name I really like, unfortunate your husband doesn't. What about some of the Finn related names (Finian, Phineas, Finlay, Finnigan, Fintan, etc)?
Hearst I'm not a fan of, sounds like 'hearse'
Ethan would be a great name, I just don't like how crazily common it's become (#7 in the US).
Arthur is a solid option, ancient, historic, cool NN (Art).
Raphael is also another solid option, ancient, historic.
It's a little hard for me to figure out exactly what suggestions for other names based on the list you've made, but here's a few:
January 24th, 2013 02:52 PM #24
Some other suggestions:
--Halifax was named after George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, so you could use George or Montague.
--Edward, after Edward Cornwallis, founder of Halifax
--Brendan (apparently Brendan the Navigator is the patron saint of mariners)
--Hale or Hayle (instead of Hali)
--Kai (means "sea" on Hawaiian)
--Barrett (Just throwing this out there. In university we used to sing the song "Barrett's privateers" a lot, which ends up with the narrator "on a Halifax pier")Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ EstherPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel
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