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Thread: potential boy names
July 28th, 2013 07:28 PM #1Senior Member
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potential boy names
thoughts hubby doesn't want family names.Married my best friend 5/11/13, mommy to Murron Lydia Genevieve 10/20
Alice Hazel, Helena Faye,Cleora Beatrice,Gloria Charlotte, Sylvia Edith,Lior Inez
Solomon Jace, Gideon Charles, Henry , Waylon, Arlo, Mordecai
July 28th, 2013 11:10 PM #3
I think Solomon is the most obviously usable, but a couple others could definitely work.
Arlo makes me think of Harlow, which is one of my favorites...for girls. But with that spelling, I definitely think "boy." It also reminds me of Marlowe, which I think is a great guy name.
At first glance, Leonidas is way too strong...but not really. The Leo/Leon nickname would soften it right up. Even if you didn't throw a nickname on there, it's probably still usable simply because names starting with Leo are so popular right now.
Caedmon/Cademon is very interesting. I'm not brave enough for it, but I don't think it would be completely absurd for you to use it.
Mordecai...yeah, I wouldn't touch this one because it feels sort of super-villainy. Probably because of the "mor." Voldemort. Post-mortem. But hey, maybe it's just not my style.
July 29th, 2013 09:23 AM #5
Most of these are bit intimidating to me, but I voted for Arlo, as I've found that to be the most common (but not mainstream) boys' name on the list. We have 2 Arlos in my town that I know of; both very happy children.
July 29th, 2013 09:41 AM #7
July 29th, 2013 10:17 AM #9