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Thread: Barnaby for a first name?
June 9th, 2013 06:39 PM #1
June 9th, 2013 07:59 PM #3Member
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I've been crushing on Barnaby for several weeks now, but my husband vetoed it because it sounds too much like "Barney" to him. I think Ari is a bit of a stretch for a nn, but it's sure better than Barney or Barnes! If you love it, go for it!
I also went to high school with an Ari (full name) so if you love Ari, there's no reason to name him Barnaby to get to Ari.Proud mommy to Levi Larson. Expecting #2 (gender surprise) in August.
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June 9th, 2013 08:01 PM #5Senior Member
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June 9th, 2013 08:01 PM #7
I like Ari, but not enough to do it on its own, I think.
Though to be honest I'm at a complete loss for boy names.moving to new account with username I like more... since we can't just change them
June 9th, 2013 08:05 PM #9
I love Barnaby! It's my second favorite first name for a boy, I think Ari is a fine nickname, all the letters are basically there, but I do admit to liking Barney or Barnes more as nns. I think it's great with Alfred, but Léo and Barnaby seem pretty vastly different. Then again I see a mix of ethnicities in the name combos in your sig, so if you're comfortable with that I think it's fine!baby BOY arriving november 2015
currently considering: Martin, Shepherd, Edmond, Teagan, Winston, Absalom
a girl would have been named: Beatrix Judith
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