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Thread: This or that - boys
June 30th, 2013 07:33 PM #6Maddox (Max) James 08.31.13.
Boys Favourites: Holden, Theron (Theo), Aidan, Killian
Girls Favourites: Rosalie, Lucy, Lyra, Isla
June 30th, 2013 08:08 PM #8Member
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- Jun 2013
Jack or Jake/Jacob I have a soft spot for 'Jake' as a first name.
Samuel or Daniel Never liked Daniel.
Alexander or Adam Alexander is very common, Adam is refreshing.
Alfie or Freddie
Matthew or Joseph Not a fan of Joseph.
Charlie or Connor Connor goes better with sib set.
Oliver or Isaac Isaac is less popular, sounds better with Elliot.
Harry or Thomas
Reuben or Russell
Nathan or Williamelijah - owen - cyrus - sutton - holden - ezra - james - sage - wyatt
isla - caroline - arden - eleanor - alba - camille - harper
eye catchers: wilder & anniston
*please vote on my names list!
June 30th, 2013 08:14 PM #10Senior Member
Tara, proud mama to a Honey Badger
- Join Date
- Mar 2011
- Flyover Territory
... and a Badger in Training
June 30th, 2013 08:17 PM #12
Jack. I like Jacob, but I love Jack, and I quite strongly dislike (okay, hate) Jake. It just doesn't sound appealing to me at all.
Samuel. At the moment. I adore Daniel, and in general, that's probably my favorite of the two, but I like Samuel for a FN more, and Daniel for a MN.
Alexander. I like the feel of Adam, and the ties I have to it (my best friend in high school was an Adam), but I prefer Alexander for a name I would actually use (plus, Jack, Samuel, and Alexander would be fab for brothers!).
Freddie. LOVE Freddie; don't see the appeal of Alfie. I would use Alfred, just to get to Freddie, haha.
Matthew. I love Joseph, but I like Matthew much more.
Charlie! The only Connor I've known is frankly awful, so I can't even consider it. I love Charlie, though; Charles nn Charlie is on my top 10.
Isaac. I like Oliver, but I don't love it. And I've really been loving Isaac lately! I love the Biblical namesake, and the meaning! Plus, Isaac's just a really cool, really fun name.
Thomas. Harry just seems too nicknamey for me. I like Henry or Harrison much more.
Russell. I think. It's a family name that I've always liked as a middle, but I like Reuben, too (probably because my mom loves Reuben sandwiches, haha. And they're totally not just a Canadian thing.
William. I like Nathan better for a FN; William seems sort of boring up front to me, but I love William in general--it's so classic and handsome and regal. Such a lovely name. And it goes so well with some of the others--Jack, Samuel, Alexander, Freddie/Frederick, Thomas, Russell, William, Isaac... I really love them all together.Ashley
twenty-something namenerd and aspiring novelist
Isabelle + Arianne + Olivia + Violet + Charlotte + Emmeline + Grace + Eleni
Caleb + Everett + Jack + Avery + Samuel + Caspar + Grant + Rory
June 30th, 2013 08:27 PM #14Senior Member
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- Jun 2013
Jack or Jake/Jacob - Jacob, by a long way. I find the name Jack is sooooo dull. I’ve never understood its popularity.
Samuelor Daniel - Samuel
Alexander or Adam - Love both of these names, but Adam is a little more unexpected, so it just wins
Alfie or Freddie - I’m not keen on either, but Freddie just has the edge (I know a cat called Alfie, so I find it hard to picture on a person!)
Matthew or Joseph - Tough one. Voting for Joseph, but only because I know a lot of Matt’s
Charlie or Connor - Connor, although it’s not my favourite on the list
Oliver or Isaac - Isaac
Harry or Thomas - Thomas
Reuben or Russell - Russell
Nathan or William - William, but I really like Nathan too.
Great list!Girls: Alice, Anna, Astrid, Beatrice, Clara, Elodie, Emily, Evelyn, Hannah, Hermione, Lorna, Phoebe, Sophie, Sylvia
Boys: Andrew, Arthur, Elliot, Griffin, Hamish, Henry, Leopold, Martin, Peter, Robin, Rupert, Thomas, Tobias, William
Guilty Pleasures: Athena, Damaris, Digory, Emrys, Ganymede, Hester, Jessamine, Phineas, Myrtle, Nymeria, Nyx