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Thread: Sailor? Weylin? MacLeod?
June 20th, 2013 11:46 AM #1Junior Member
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Sailor? Weylin? MacLeod?
I am 30 weeks pregnant with our second little boy.
Our first son's name is Finn Wilde. We have a two syllable Irish last name that begins with M.
I really like the name Sailor Yeats for baby boy #2. We wanted to do another author's last name for the middle name, and I like the way Yeats sounds (pronounced Yates, as in William Butler Yeats).
But I haven't had a very positive response to Sailor. What do you think?
We also like the name Weylin, as it keeps with the celtic/irish name theme, and MacLeod (pronounce Muh-Cloud) but we would call him Mac.
Does a two syllable first name sound too redundant with our two syllable last name?
Would a one syllable name be better?
Rhys (pronounced Reese)
Opinions would be greatly appreciated! We are really having trouble with this one!
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June 20th, 2013 03:11 PM #5Senior Member
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June 20th, 2013 03:39 PM #9
Sailor, Weylan and MacLeod don't really grab me. Sailor Yeats sounds like a title for a naval officer rather than a person's name. It also is kind of themey with Finn (do you happen to like sailing and fishing? ). Weylan Yeats has a repetive "ay" sound and MacLeod Yeats would be a great name for a law firm. Since both Finn and Wilde are one-syllable, I'm loving the sound of Jack Yeats as a sibling. Second choice would be Luke Yeats. I like the name Rhys but it shares an "s" ending with Yeats so the flow isn't ideal.All the best,