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  1. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Northern Ireland/England
    To be honest, I'd just stick with George. It's a lovely name and, as others have mentioned, it's not that unusual that people would automatically assume you were naming him after the new prince. I think George Frederick is wonderful

    If you really don't want George as a first you could always swap and have Frederick George instead, which is also perfectly wonderful, and use could always use Freddy as a nn if you wished. Another suggestion is Charles Frederick, a combo which I've always thought was perfect.
    Last edited by hanniekitt; July 26th, 2013 at 05:19 PM. Reason: Hit reply too soon!
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  2. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    I agree with pp's, George is a handsome, substantial name with many positive associations. If I met a little George I wouldn't assume you were copying anyone, just reviving a classic name.

  3. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    George is one of the most basic names in existence. If John wasn't tainted by McCain and Mary wasn't ruined by Typhoid, George is definitely not going to become unusable either.
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  4. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Quote Originally Posted by aje88 View Post
    When you hear of a 30-some year old named William, do you think of the Prince? Probably not.
    aje88 : My husband just said the exact same thing....

    Thanks everyone for all the notes!

  5. #14
    George is nice, but how about Hudson Brock? Flows with brother and not too popular!

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