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  1. #1
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    Cool Favourite Occupational Surnames?

    I have recently fallen for occupational names, what are you favourites and any more obscure suggestions?

    Current list:
    Archer
    Carter
    Chandler
    Gardner - I think this one is unusable.
    Hunter - Becoming popular in my state (South Australia)
    Mason - Too popular.
    Porter - 50/50 on this.
    Jessica Emily Faith
    Living in the land of Oz...
    Ronan: For the sake of spicy, little boys wearing plaid shirts, running around in kneeless jeans, playing in the mud and being mischievous.
    Combo Considerations:
    ★Adela Meret ★ James Logan★ Jessie Pearl ★Everett Michael★ Winnie Noelle★ Elias Henry

  2. #3
    I love occupational names. There are lots of lists online if you do a search.

    My favourite "uncommon ones...

    Thatcher - love, love, love.
    Parker - also love, and not popular in Australia yet.
    Baird
    Mercer
    Chaucer
    Tolliver
    Sawyer
    Cotter
    Dexter
    Miller
    Expecting #1 April 2014!
    Willa Primrose ~ Aria Violet ~ Iris Adeline ~ Celeste Evelyn ~ Juniper Mae
    Parker Henry ~ Linus Jasper ~ August Peter ~ Atticus Felix ~ Frederick Arlo

  3. #5
    Join Date
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    I don't have any names to add but though I would say that I know what you mean about Hunter being really popular in South Australia! I know 5 Hunters under the age of 1! 3 of them born within 48 hours of each other!
    The 3 Princesses in my life...

    Elizabeth Hope
    Annabelle Cadence
    Madeleine Pearl

  4. #7
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    My favourites are Archer and Carter. I also like Asher and Whitaker
    Hakuna Matata * Ohana
    Octavia ~ Enzo ~ Willow ~ Clark

  5. #9
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    My favourites are Archer, Hunter, Sailor, Ryder, and Walker - because they convey such positive, strong images: warriors, wanderers, searchers. Also the historical and mythological associations.

    Other names I like (based more on sound and other reasons):
    * Brenner
    * Cherrier
    * Drummer
    * Falkner / Falconer
    * Fletcher
    * Sawyer
    * Scarlett (prefer Scarlet)
    * Tolliver
    * Weaver
    * Webster
    Arabella, Thibault, Sophia, Alfred, Eleanor, Rémi, Charlotte, Achille, Olivia, Clement, Elizabeth, Frederick, Maud, Benedict, Adèle.

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