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View Poll Results: Which of these do you prefer as a sibling to Cordelia and Gretchen?

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  • Aurelius (nickname Ari)

    6 6.25%
  • Alaric

    17 17.71%
  • Ari

    1 1.04%
  • Henry

    12 12.50%
  • Matthias

    12 12.50%
  • Aurelian

    1 1.04%
  • Theodore (husband's pick - nn Theo)

    34 35.42%
  • Julian or Julius (not sure which I prefer at this point)

    10 10.42%
  • Ptolemy

    1 1.04%
  • All terrible. Start over!

    2 2.08%
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Thread: Boy Names

  1. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Boston, MA
    Quote Originally Posted by kyemsma View Post
    Theodore was my pick, followed by Henry. Hope you start feeling better soon.
    Same here. I love Gretchen & Cordelia.
    Esme Cordelia | Fiona Elspeth | Gwyneth Hazel | Margot Fern | Rosalie Vesper | Sylvie Marigold | Willa Juniper | Zara Felicity
    Archer Nathaniel | Cato Benjamin | Emmett Wilder | Griffin Elias | Leo Vincent | Lucian Mateo | Milo Sebastian | Quentin Rafferty

  2. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    You have a great list! I voted for Alaric, but here are my top five, in order, from your names above.

    1. Alaric
    2. Julius - I like Julian very much too, but you might as well not repeat the final -n sound as Gretchen if you have other options, imo
    3. Theodore
    4. Matthias
    5. Aurelian - I know this is counter to my Julius statement, but I just like this version quite a bit more than Aurelius.

    Best of luck!
    TTC #1!

    thinking - not husband tested:
    Eulalie Catarina • Cecily Morgana • Beatrix Evelina • Cosima Ondine • Cordelia Eveline • Calliope Lucine
    Ivo Owen Abraham • Marius Nathanael Oak • Euan Marcellus • Crispin Adair

  3. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    New Hampshire
    I voted Theodore because it is my personal favorite boys name (and maybe name in general) of all time. But I also really love Alaric and Henry.
    Caroline Frances Luna ~ Clarity Anneliese Kate ~ Josephine Louisa Danielle
    Marilyn Lucille ~ Rosemary Margaret Jayne ~ Seraphina Ruby Elizabeth

    David Theodore John ~ Elijah Laurence Rhys ~ Ezra William Beau
    Frederick Benjamin Roger ~ Julian Samuel James ~ Logan Christopher Knightley

    Literary GP Combos
    Charlotte Pemberley Jane ~ Philippa Austen Rose

    Expecting Spring 2016!

  4. #12
    I voted for Theodore. Second choice is Henry. I hope you feel better!
    Just a teenage writer with a fascination for names!

  5. #14
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Cordelia and Gretchen are both recognizable but a bit unique and eccentric.

    I think Matthias fits that description the best.

    My second pick would be Alaric with nn Ari. A little bit of a different style than your others but still great. You could also use Ari as a nn for something like Darius or even Aristotle.
    Top Names: Benedict Zeal & Noelle Geneva
    Olivia/Livy : Darah/Bethel : Eve/Verity
    Eli/Calvin: Luke/Zane: Levi/Phineas
    TTC this year!!

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