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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Down Under

    Do you see Alistair as .....

    Do you see Alistair as a heavy name for a child?

    It is our #1 boys name atm, but we think we might have the same problem with Alistair as we had with our older son, that it's too heavy for him and difficult to say when he's young.

    I might just be overreacting since Llewellyn is much more complicated for a toddler that Alistair, but I still worry about it.

    What do you think?
    Keep Alistair or pick a lighter name like Jacob (our #2)?

    Llewellyn James (6) and Imogen Leigh (3)

    Alistair / Rosalind / Gideon / Isobel / Julius / Madeleine / Phineas / Catrina / Malcolm / Fiona

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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Stick with Alistair. It's not that heavy- I really like it And if Llewellyn is managing, I'm sure an Alistair could (especially with the simpler Al and Ali as nickname options). I think it sounds better with your other two kids anyway

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Rainy Land
    I also think you should keep Alistair. It goes so much better with Llewellyn and Imogen than Jacob does.
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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    I know a 4 year old named Alistair and he doesn't seem to have any issues

    It's a great name. You could always use Jacob as a middle.
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  5. #9
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    Jun 2013
    As other berries have said, not at all. I like it with Imogen and Llewellyn.
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