Baby names – boy or girl

posted 1 year ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Which names do you prefer? Please vote for all you like =-)
    Harrison - boy : (83 votes)
    40 %
    Ericson - boy : (9 votes)
    4 %
    Cedar - boy : (8 votes)
    4 %
    River - boy : (19 votes)
    9 %
    Sequoia - girl : (3 votes)
    1 %
    Lila - girl : (87 votes)
    42 %
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    3050 posts
    Sugar bee

    Ericson makes me think of the telecom company Ericsson. 

    I’m not sure I love Sequoia for a girl, because Sequoias are really big, fat trees… I mean, there’s a lot that’s wonderful and beautiful about them, of course, but I’m just thinking it might backfire. 

    I like Harrison and Lila. If you name your son River, he has to be hot to pull it off. :-) Cedar I’m not so hot on, but if it’s your style, it’s cool. It’s easy to spell and pronounce.

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    4076 posts
    Honey bee

     

    Sequoias are beautiful, but for the rest if her life she will have to spell it multiple times, for everyone, and they will still get it wrong. Shame, too, I like the way it sounds.

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    458 posts
    Helper bee

    I like River and Lila (Lie-luh) the best!

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    13170 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    I like Harrison and Lila the best, but I do wonder if Harrison will flow well with an “S” last name.

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    6729 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I like Harrison and Lila the best.  But I have to ask – are you a Dexter fan by any chance? 

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    3138 posts
    Sugar bee

    I chose Harrison because it sounds like a strong man’s name.  I also picked River I’ve always liked that name for a boy.  No offense but I have never heard of Cedar for a name and it think its a little out there.  Plus when I saw “Cedar” next to “River” in the choices I had to chuckle because I live next to the Cedar River :) .

    For girl I do like the name Sequoia but I think its a little too popular and overdone.  In my daughters class there are like 3 Sequoia’s and they go to a small school, only one class of 1st graders and there’s like 20 in the class.  So I chose Lila which I love and is close to the name Layla which I want to name my next girl (not that we’re having anymore but you never know :) ).

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    472 posts
    Helper bee

    I’m a huge fan of nicknames (I don’t have one and always wanted one) so I wish your names had good nickname potential. River, Cedar and Sequoia all sound a bit hippy, IMO.

    I liked Harrison and Lila the best.

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    Bumble Beekeeper

    Lila is a book I have by Roberty Pirsig.  So… yeah.

    I like Harrison- I think it is a wonderful, very strong name.  I also like Cedar- but for a girl.  (I know a girl/ woman named Cedar, but DH did know a guy named Cedar growing up.)

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    1779 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Definitely Lila and Harrison

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