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Thread: Please help me narrow this down!
May 17th, 2013 05:26 PM #6Senior Member
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Blaise...I use to think this was way too much but I've come around to it lately.
Cyprian...I've been crushing on this myself lately and it's a longtime hubby favorite.
Jude...We would have named my daughter this if she had been a boy.
Leo...St. Leo is awesome!
Peter....such an underused manly classic
I eliminated Andrew which I love because Drew is to close to Dean. Similarly, Damien which is awesome is a bit much with brothers Dean and Dominic. I have a Paul which for me has ruled out Peter as Sts. Peter and Paul are so closely associated with each other, but not everyone sees it that way and Peter is a great name.
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May 17th, 2013 06:43 PM #8Senior Member
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May 17th, 2013 06:54 PM #10Senior Member
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Like I did with your girl list, Top 10 are bolded!
Andrew - Handsome
Anthony - Love it
Blaise - Not a fan..
Charles - Handsome but kinda boring
Christopher - Like it, maybe middle name?
Constantine - Not pretentious, but definitely as a middle name. There's no good nn's and its too long for everyday
Cyprian - Its okay, I'd like Cyprus or Silas or Cyrus more.
Damien - I like it but its so tied to horror films that I won't actually use it.
Dimitri - Always liked this one, but not its meaning. I had it as Demitry on my list.
Duke - again, pretentious? better as an MN? Yes, MN.
Elliot/Eliot - I cannot decide on spelling - I like Elliott
Francis - better as an MN? MN! I really dislike this name. It's never been attractive to me.
Ignatius - Cute! Iggy is adorable.
Jackson or Jack - I like plain ol' Jack. It's strong and handsome.
Jensen - Cute
Jude - Nice name, short and sweet.
Leo - I like it but its short on its own.
Lionel - too tied to Lionel Richie? - Yes, how about Leonel nn Leo?
Nicholas/Nikolas - again can't decide on spelling - Nicholas is classic, but Nikolas is more fun!
Owen - Simple but nice.
Peter - Dislike. Dirty nickname for something. Just not very attractive IMO.
Roman - Very nice! Love it!
Samuel - Handsome and strong but I personally hate it and Sam for random reasons.
Sebastian - I like it but couldn't get over it if he were called Bastard by mean kids. Its just too close for me.
Simon - Handsome, kinda nerdy, but I like it! (I like Simone for a girl even more)
Stavros - Bold and unique, but perhaps better as a MN.
Theodore - Considering this one myself, but only as nn Theo. Love it.
Vincent - Love it, using it for next boy's middle name.
Xavier - I also like this one.
May 17th, 2013 07:09 PM #12Senior Member
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May 17th, 2013 08:11 PM #14
Bolding my favorites..
Andrew - A good classic.
Anthony - Another good classic.
Blaise - NMS at all.
Charles - Nice name but a little boring.
Christopher - Not bad.
Constantine - I don't really like it.
Cyprian - NMS.
Damien - Like it but prefer Damian.
Dimitri - It's ok.
Duke - Meh
Elliot/Eliot - I prefer Elliott but one t is fine with me too.. love this name!
Francis - NMS, but it would make a good middle.
Ignatius - NMS.
Jackson or Jack - A little too popular for my liking but a fine name.
Jensen - Last name to me.
Jude - Love!
Leo - Like it but prefer a longer name like Leopold.
Lionel - NMS.
Nicholas/Nikolas - Like, prefer Nicholas. You could still do Niko as a nn if that's where you where going with the spelling (or spell it Nico).
Owen - Like.
Peter - Not bad.
Roman - Don't really like.
Samuel - Good.
Sebastian - Like but not a favorite.
Simon - NMS.
Stavros - Don't think I like it.
Theodore - Love!
Vincent - It's ok.
Xavier - Like.Top 10 girl's names: Serena * Audrey * Sienna * Bridget * Lucy * Hazel * Cordelia * Josephine * Claire * Alice
Top 10 boy's names: Elliott * Callum * Theodore * Emmett * Nolan * Ian * Blake * Brennan * Adrian * Everett