Please help with baby boy name!

posted 3 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Henry, Liam, Clark?

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

I will just tell you that I know 3 people who just had babies with the first name william, it’s also my nephew’s middle name.  I think it’s making a comeback 🙂

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Also, there’s this site where you can put in names you like and it will help you come up with more: http://www.nymbler.com/

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Bennett (nn Ben), Thomas, Reid, Graham, Evan, Nathaniel or Nathan, Wilson (nn Will), Edward, Daniel

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - NH

I don’t think William is odd at all!  I also wouldn’t hesitate to use Benjamin if you aren’t seeing the baby often.  As long as it’s not a sibling’s kids name I think you’re fine.

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

@howsweetitis:  Oh whoops, didnt see that you had already posted it. 😛

Post # 10
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Helper bee

Charlie, James, Preston, Evan, Ian, Noah, Abraham (Abe), Owen (though I think that’s becoming more popular), Jace

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

Oh man I have such a hard time with boy names

Ideas: Chase, Bennet, Everett, Ryland,Waylon,Weston,Levi,Sebastian, Joshua, Colby, Colton, Gauge,Beau, Hoyt,Wyatt, Jackson, Luke, Seth.

 

 

 

Post # 14
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Sugar bee

@mBride2011:  nameberry.com is a great site! So is nymbler.com. 

I think you have some great starts. I ended up with a few criteria which really helped narrow down names. Here they are:

1. Must be easy to say and spell. No “unique” spellings. No name that he would have to explain the correct spelling. I have a name that I must alway qualify- with a K not a C, with an E, etc. We loved Reid and were close to choosing that until we got stuck on the spelling- Reid or Reed. I nixed it. 

2. Must sound professional. Some people don’t care about this, but we are both career minded and wanted a name that could nicely follow “The Honorable…”

3. Must not be in the Top 100/150 of the Social Security name database (this was a great resource also). 

4. Can not start with the same letter as last name. 

As long as I stuck closely to those rules it was easy to rule names out. We have an awesome name picked out for our guy- now just have to meet him!!!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Grayson, Jordan, chase, Ashton

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

My brother’s name is Kieran and I think it’s the best name of all time.

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