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November 4th, 2013 06:18 PM #1
Unusual names (or, at least, less usual)
These names aren't normally listed amongst my favourites, but I've been trying to expand my list and was wondering what people think of the following names for boys...honesty please...I won't be offended as they aren't top of my list...yet!
YaleAudrey - Beatrice - Clara - Daphne - Flora - Jane - Mabel - Susannah
Arthur - Barnaby - Edward - Frederick - Henry - Rupert - Theodore - Walter
November 4th, 2013 06:43 PM #3
Auberon - Awesome, althgough I prefer Oberon
Aurelius - awesome
Balthazar - good in theory bu a bit antiquated perhaps
Benno - meh
Cedar- usually I like nature names but this one just feels a bit not right to me
Fox - cute!
Gable - Oooh, I like.
Inigo - awesome and geeky - I have a guy friend named Indigo whose nn is Inigo
Keats - okay but possibly prtetentious
Laird - too close to Lard
Laurent - nice
Massimo - cute
Mingus - meh
Morrissey - I love the singer so I am partial, but I like it
Odysseus - epic and awesome
Piero - named after a mime? Nah
Sasha - love it
Sky - love it
Thelonious - too close to felonious
Viggo - awesome
Wilder - cute
Yale - pretentious...also I grew up near the college and it is not a particularly lovely areaBaby Sequoia Orion due October 2014!Other favorites: Cytheria, Arcadia, Seraphina, Caspian, Gideon
November 4th, 2013 06:50 PM #5Senior Member
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Auberon - king of the faeries = super amazing
Aurelius - golden and cool
Balthazar - super fantastic!
Benno - quirky cute
Cedar - lovely tree and very usable
Fox - lovely and sweet. Who doesn't like foxes?
Gable - Clark. Enough said.
Inigo - ooooh, smashingly sexy!
Keats - if you love his poetry.
Laird - ???
Laurent - very nice. Know one.
Massimo - Sexy! Use this, please!
Mingus - Mingus? Not Magnus? Magnus is better. Mingus sounds... stupid.
Morrissey - I dislike the musician by this name and he is all I see.
Odysseus - Utter brooding loveliness.
Piero - I think of a very cute Italian footballer so... yes!
Sasha - Nice! Know one, he's very cool.
Sky - Nope.
Thelonious - eh, okay.
Viggo - Love Viggo. Total father/grandfather name in Scandinavia but a certain hottie makes it usable and dashing.
Wilder - Love!!!!
Yale - uber pretentious.[FONT=Palatino Linotype][CENTER]My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014[/CENTER][/FONT]
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November 4th, 2013 07:17 PM #9Senior Member
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Same as with the girlies. Likes & dislikes.
Auberon - I prefer Oberon too. Auberon is too aubergine. But I do like Oberon. I do.
Aurelius - Love.
Balthazar - Growing on me, especially since its use in @mega_muffin's son's name!
Benno - as a cute nn for Benjamin, yes.
Inigo - My favourite on your list. If I was into unusual names, this would top my list.
Laird - as a MN only.
Laurent, Massimo, Odysseus, Piero, Viggo - I'm loving these foreign dudes! There's a lot of sass and sexiness in there. Not sure if that's what you want from a baby name, but hey.
Sasha - I'd love to see more male Sashas!
Cedar - could work on the right kind of boy.
Fox - and now that stupid fox song is in my head Tis an animal and should remain as such.
Gable - I just dislike. And I don't know why.
Keats - great namesake and all that but I think it'd fare better in the middle.
Mingus - waaay too close to minge for my liking! :s
Morrissey - a one-person surname. I'd assume you were a massive fan.
Sky - even on girls I've never liked it. I've never met a nice Sky/Skye. And then there's the broadcasting company.
Thelonious - would make an intriguing middle but it's a little much.
Wilder - than? I've always disliked this name. I think it's a bit silly really.
Yale - perhaps, in the middle. But I still think of locks and keys.