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  1. #1

    Your favourite 'S' names for boys?

    I'm trying to come up with some great boys' names for a friend who would like to honour her grandmother, Susan. She's Jewish, and although not particularly religious (so they don't have to be Hebrew names or anything, in fact she seems to quite like European-feeling names) it's apparently traditional to honour deceased relatives by choosing a name beginning with the same letter. So far she sort of likes Sam (but isn't sure about Sam by itself, and doesn't like Samuel because of the "mule" sound, she says).

    So, what are your favourite boys' names which begin with S? She'd also be willing to consider names with the same meaning, but I haven't found any boys' names which share Susan's meaning (lily).

  2. #3
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    My favourites are Sebastian and Sidney. If she wants to go for a similar 'Su' sound there's Sunny/Sonny (I prefer the latter spelling).
    Just a curious Britberry.

    Favourite Combos
    Ivy Matilda/Lyra Marigold or Clemency
    Malachy Walter/Reuben Anthony

    Other Favourites
    Octavia, Estelle, Hestia, Eliza, Wallis, Demelza
    Rafferty, Jasper, Arthur, Sidney, Killian, Lachlan


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    My favorites are Sebastian, Solomon, and Spencer.

    Some others ideas: Soren, Sawyer, Seamus, Silas, Stellan, Sullivan. Stellan and Sullivan both share some sounds in common with Susan.
    Cora Vivienne ~ Gwyneth Rosalie ~ Fiona Hazel ~ Esme Caroline ~ Zara Penelope ~ Madeleine Vesper ~ Eliza Margot ~ Sylvie Meredith ~ Rhys Donovan ~ Archer Nathaniel ~ Callum Jasper ~ Leo Sebastian ~ Emrys Julian ~ Lucian Matteo ~ Theo Francis ~ Milo Vincent

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    The only S names that I have on my list are Siegfried and Sverre. If she likes Sam, maybe she'll like Simon, Sean, Scott, Seth or Spencer?
    Last edited by oiseau; March 5th, 2014 at 10:18 AM.
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    I am seconding other berry suggestions of

    Silas
    Soren
    Stellan
    Sebastian

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