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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
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    Baby #1 - It's a Boy!

    I'm a long time lurker, but I wanted to announce the birth of our son Holden Christopher. He was born a little more than two months ago weighing 6 lbs 4 oz. Similarly to http://nameberry.com/nametalk/thread...3-Holden-Louis, Holden was named after the protagonist in Catcher in the Rye. DH is a big fan of the book and he sneakily started calling our baby Holden during the last few months of my pregnancy. It worked - when I met our little guy no other name fit. Good thing I love it!

    Christopher is my uncle's name. He is mentally handicapped and will never have children of his own. We thought it would be great to pass on his name. He was super excited when he found out.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    KY
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    What great namesakes and a handsome combination. Congratulations!
    Mommy to Konrad Wolfgang 12/31/13
    Already got that naming fever again...
    Wilhelmina Jane - Louisa Marie - Frieda Rosalie - Mabel Augusta - Greta - Marta
    Hugo Frederick - Kai Anthony - Alaric John- Kilian Joseph- Cormac - Arlo - Rex
    GP : Edelweiss nn Ada

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    NJ
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    Holden Christopher is a perfect combination, and so nice to honor your uncle!
    frontrunners:
    Jane | Calvin

    considering::
    Alice | Naomi | Bridget | Fiona | Faye
    Rosalind | Lucy | Evangeline | Gwyneth

    Jude | Asher | Griffin | Nathan | Oliver
    Lars | Bram | Oren | Kieran | Rhett

    ⛄️❄️⛄️❄️⛄️❄️⛄️❄️
    Carly Beth
    | married 5.17.14 |

    looking for home childcare in Central NJ?

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
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    The land of weird and wonderful weather.
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    Congratulations! I like how Christopher honours your uncle.
    teenberry . names . royals . history . photography

    adelina sophia ♡ magdalena élisabeth ♡ isla aveline ♡ elysia rose ♡ ophelia maeve
    leo xavier ☆ alexander george ☆ thomas archie ☆ harry lysander ☆ nicholas louis

    Girls list, boys list & name blog.

    Crushes: aurelia. vittoria . anaïs. otto . ephraim . casimir
    GP Crushes: arizona . maven . ottoline . florimond . jacinto . aurelio

  5. #9
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
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    Love the name and the meaning behind it. Thanks for sharing...

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