What do you think of our names?

posted 3 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
1625 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@MrsN14:  I think Brody and Colton are okay. Lincoln is fine. Aubrey and Kennedy are fine. I really dislike Briley, I don’t like the way it sounds OR looks. Braxton, Maverick, Kendrick, and Braeden are awful. 


Post # 4
11607 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I’m sorry if this is harsh, but I’m really not a fan of most of the names.

Briley sounds like you couldn’t decide between Bailey and Riley.  It also sounds 100% made up.  I don’t like the spelling of Cali – it’s like the state slang for California.  Callie is the normal way of spelling it.

Trenton is a state capital, not a name. Bentley is a car manufacturer. 

I guess what it boils down to, is that I like names that are actually names, not taken from other things. 

Post # 5
608 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Outside of Aubrey, they are all so trendy and too “try hard” imo.  I feel like everyone is trying to name their kids such unique names, yet they’re all the same/same sounding.

Post # 7
3769 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

Cali, only spelled Callie, is really the only one that is my style. But congrats on at least getting a list you can both agree on, it isn’t always easy!

Post # 8
2915 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

They all sound like someone from Teen Mom named them.

Post # 9
2491 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@MrsN14:  I’m not too keen on any of your boy names….if I had to choose one I guess I would say Trenton. For the girls, the only one I like is Aubrey, the rest are too young/cutesy or trendy. I’m pregnant now and we both like classic, traditional names that aren’t too trendy right now, although old-fashioned/classic names are definitely back in style!

Post # 10
33 posts

Never ask for opinions on names! Especially from people who don’t mind giving you the straight truth!

My neice is named Briley. That is a very long list to choose from! Sound like you have a lot of options which is great. I only like one girls name and if my FI doesnt agree to it I’m going to slip him into a quick coma.

Post # 11
2087 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@abbie017:  +1 I don’t like names which are places. I tend to like old fashioned names. But you could always save a safer name for the middle name so they have a choice!

Post # 13
657 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Briley reminds me of a Brillo pad for some reason. I think some of the names are a little too trendy, but to each their own.

Post # 14
1822 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

The only name I like in your lists is Colton. I knew one when I was a kid, he was nice!

I also knew an Aubrey, who is also nice, I just don’t like the name. I also knew  a Brody who no one liked (teased “Grody”).

The rest are very trendy and remind of the Teen Mom names. 

Post # 15
391 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@whoa_its_ash:  +1, harsh but true.

Brody is a dog’s name.

Post # 16
585 posts
Busy bee

Brody, Cali, and Maverick are dog’s names. Briley and Bentley are TOO trendy. 

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