(Closed) Baby names – boy or girl

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Which names do you prefer? Please vote for all you like =-)
    Harrison - boy : (84 votes)
    39 %
    Ericson - boy : (9 votes)
    4 %
    Cedar - boy : (8 votes)
    4 %
    River - boy : (20 votes)
    9 %
    Sequoia - girl : (4 votes)
    2 %
    Lila - girl : (88 votes)
    41 %
  • Post # 3
    4519 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    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. πŸ™‚ Cedar I’m not so hot on, but if it’s your style, it’s cool. It’s easy to spell and pronounce.

    Post # 4
    4046 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999


    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.

    Post # 5
    393 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

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

    Post # 6
    1830 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    @ohulani:  I love River and Lila too!

    Post # 7
    13096 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

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

    Post # 8
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

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

    Post # 9
    3415 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    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 πŸ™‚ ).

    Post # 10
    2011 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    harrison and river are in my top 5 πŸ™‚

    Post # 11
    458 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    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.

    Post # 12
    7770 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    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 Darling Husband did know a guy named Cedar growing up.)

    Post # 13
    1769 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Definitely Lila and Harrison

    Post # 15
    817 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I REALLY like Lila for a girl πŸ™‚ Congrats on your pregnancy πŸ™‚

    Post # 16
    201 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Harrison and Lila are the only names I don’t hate.

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