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October 1st, 2013 08:27 PM #1
HELP! Hubby and I don't agree on ANYTHING!!
My husband and I discuss baby names almost every day and we have yet to agree on anything! I am not pregnant now, but hopefully will be in a few months. Please give me your honest opinions about the names he loves and the names I love so we can start working towards some common ground! Feel free to give suggestions; we need all the help we can get!!
His favorite boy names:
His favorite girl names:
My favorite boy names:
My favorite girl names:
Our last name starts with the "Shh" sound, so it can be difficult to pair names with sometimes....
Thanks everyone, I look forward to hearing what you all have to say!!
October 2nd, 2013 02:43 AM #3Senior Member
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- Jun 2013
Generally great choices..the only one that irked me was Kipton (no offense...just sounds like a pretentious little bratty kid to me). Some suggestions--Cabot, Ronan, Bennett, Kendrick, Dylan; Clementine, Sage, Aurora, Augusta, Valentina, Maya, Brielle, Abrielle, Gabrielle, Abigail, Avaline, Tatum, Coraline, Carolina. Best wishes!
October 2nd, 2013 05:17 AM #5Senior Member
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- Dec 2011
I had a longer response to this and then accidentally deleted it, sorry. In summation though I feel like you all have a similar style when it comes to boys names, but differ more on girls. Overall though all the names were nice choices, though I did find some of the girls names a bit common for my taste. The only one that really stood out to me was Pepper, please no. It's a nice spunky name for a character, but I just can't see it on a real person. Also, as much as I love Daschel (prefer Dashiell) if your last name starts with a "Sh" sound I could see it getting a bit tongue twistery. Anyway, some ideas from the peanut gallery:
Tadhg / Teague
October 2nd, 2013 05:47 AM #7Senior Member
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- Jul 2013
Declan, Archer, Clare, Pepper, Evangeline.
From your list: Callum, Gregory, Zoe, May, Corinne, Susanna.
Similarities: Declan and Callum have a similar vibe... What about: Rory, Conrad, Jaspar, Henry, Leon, Calvin, Angus, Nigel
Clare and Corinne are both pretty C names. What about: Clara, Claudia, Camilla, Cora, Cleo, Calla, Colleen
Since your husband likes nicknamey names on girls (Pepper, Piper), maybe he can come up with a nickname he likes for one of your girl names! Susanna lends to some very cute nicknames. Sosie, Suz, Sanna, Susie, Annie, etc.
If you went with Evangeline is there a nickname that would make you love the name? Evangeline, nn Evie? Eva? Lina?
Based on what you gave me, my best suggestions are Nigel and Camilla.
Good luck!20 yr old name nerd, nanny & health and nutrition undergrad
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