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July 25th, 2013 01:08 PM #1Junior Member
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Narrowing it down...
Hi everyone, expecting baby #3, (boy #2) in December. We have a tough last name - German, starts with Got-, and we have an extra-tough time with boys' names. I am not a fan of anything too common being a Jennifer , but I don't like anything super super unusual either.
My older children are Amelia Grace and Owen Charles.
After much discussion and arguing, here is what we have narrowed it down to:
Callum Edward (nn Cal)
Reid/Reed Edward (husband doesn't like this one that much - his vote is Andrew but it is a little too traditional for me).
What are your thoughts? Callum seems to be a love it or hate it name, and I fear that it is a little unusual. Plus someone told me it sounds like Gollum from Lord of the Rings. Hmmm... also open to other suggestions.
July 25th, 2013 01:13 PM #3
Grant is handsome and distinguished name that goes well with Amelia and Owen. My doctor cousin is named Grant and it's served him well! I find Callum and Owen a bit too matchy. Reid would be my distant second choice. I've always like Caleb and Lucas with the name Owen. Do you like those names at all?
Last edited by mischa; July 25th, 2013 at 01:16 PM.All the best,
July 25th, 2013 01:14 PM #5
Sorry for mistakes, I am foreigner.
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Melody Elysia, Belle Seraphina, Freya Elysande, Briony Rosaline, Aurora Cecily, Charlotte Romilly, Lotus Dorothea
Leon Percival, Edmund Theoderic, Magnus Oberon, Finn Beowulf, Tristan Gilbert, Arthur Peregrine, Thorin Elliot
July 25th, 2013 01:14 PM #7Senior Member
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July 25th, 2013 01:15 PM #9Senior Member
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I really like the name Callum, but it is a bit unusual compared to your childrens' names (which I LOVE by the way). I am really loving Grant Edward. It flows so well, it's masculine but still maintains class, and it fits so well with Amelia and Owen. Grant is also familiar yet not popular and easy to spell.Mom to Nora Cathleen.
Declan (Decs/Dex). Miles (Milo). Dean. Euan. Ronan. Dexter (Dex). John (Johnny). Max. Finn. Reid.
Gwyneth (Gwen). Elise. Bronwen (Bonnie). Mary. Piper. Josephine (Josie). Iris. Margot. Sylvie. Edith (Edie).