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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2011

    Lightbulb Changing our boys' name to Tobias with a few weeks to go!

    All throughout my pregnancy, I haven't been able to fall in love with any boys' names. We have our girls' names ready to go, but nothing for boys! Our leading contender was Lucas (nn Luke), but it just seems sooooo popular right now. Some other contenders were Simon, Charles and Nolan.

    Then, the other day, I stumbled upon our new favorite: Tobias (nn Toby)!!! It has everything we want: it's not common but everyone has heard it before, it is biblical, it is masculine and strong, it goes with my daughter's name, Penelope (nn Poppy), and it has an adorable nickname Toby.

    Can you please give me your opinion on this name, good or bad? I want to make sure it's not late-pregnancy hormones making me switch!!

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
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    Last edited by saracita00; January 18th, 2014 at 07:29 PM.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    The Rockies
    I much prefer Tobias to Lucas, its unexpected and interesting. Tobias is great with Penelope! And could the nicknames Poppy and Toby get any cuter? Darling (:
    k.v. briar

    Writer. Reader. Word Nerd. Boss Babe.
    Kick butt single SuperMama to KV (10) & MP (7)
    Furbaby sidekicks: Tio Bear the Labradoodle & Cameo Story the Standard Poodle!
    Plus rescue kittens Koko Miette and Zero Skellington!

    I'm always on the look out for names for my Inky Babies (aka characters)! You can follow my writerly shenanigans and Rocky Mountain adventures on Instagram at @AdventuresInWriterland

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    I love Tobias. I would feel confident about the switch! Toby and Poppy are perfect!
    Strong female name enthusiast

    Harriet Jean. Olive Theodora. Delphi Josephine. Saskia Margaret. Winifred Alice. Maxine Frances

    Tobias Hugo. David Augustus. Peter Archibald. Charles Finnian. Rupert Ezra

    In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer -Albert Camus

  5. #9
    It makes me think of Tobias Funke from Arrested Development, but his character is so bizarre and far fetched that I don't think it tarnishes the name at all. Cute sibset, Poppy and Toby!

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