Boy Name Help!

posted 3 months ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Which name combo do you prefer?
    Daniel Rhys W : (41 votes)
    41 %
    Daniel Elliot W : (49 votes)
    49 %
    Daniel Joshua W : (9 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 2
    4124 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    If there is an S in your surname then I wouldn’t go for Rhys. Otherwise I am torn between that and Elliot.

    Post # 3
    2860 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    hannahshope :  My mom has a dog named Elliot and a dog named Rhys, and used to have a cat named Daniel. Sounds like you two have similar taste! 😂

    I think Elliot flows better, because of the El in Daniel and Elliot.

    Post # 4
    2125 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2018

    Out of those options, I like Daniel Elliot the best, but I would hate DEW as initials.

    Post # 5
    2406 posts
    Buzzing bee

    If your last name is one syllable, I love the flow of Daniel Rhys W__. The one syllable middle name makes it flow really well. 

    Post # 6
    2748 posts
    Sugar bee

    I actually think the opposite of the PP.  I do not think Rhys flows well with a one syllable last name (at least not an s-w sound combo) after trying a few common last names that I can come up with.  I also think it doesn’t flow if the vowel sound is a long I (like white) in a one syllable last name.  Maybe that is just my personal preference though.

    I personally think Elliott flows best with a one syllable last name and like the harder t sound leading into the w.

    Post # 8
    3730 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2017

    I think they all flow pretty equally well, so I picked Elliot because I love that name. I’m not sure what’s wrong with DEW as initials…? Besides, how often do you have to use all 3 initials anyway? 

    Post # 9
    891 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2020

    I don’t think there’s anything wrong with DEW as initials. My initials were JAB and it didn’t really affect me much except being a fun trivia fact with my friends or at parties.

    I voted Daniel Rhys because Elliot is so popular these days, especially as a middle name! Rhys is something different, I like it. I also really like Elijah. It probably goes with Daniel a bit better than Rhys.

    Post # 10
    346 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    Yeah, I don’t see the problem with DEW initials. Elliot flows best. 

    Post # 11
    905 posts
    Busy bee

    I also agree with not having an issue with the DEW initials.  How often do you even use all three initials?  For example, at my work, we always initial first and last name.  

    Post # 12
    1139 posts
    Bumble bee

    I voted for Daniel Rhys, it just flows the best for me. Also the initials work better, the other two spell DEW or DJW (which sounds like a famous DJ name!!)

    Post # 13
    1735 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2018

    I actually kind of like dew as initials,  gives the kid another nickname choice when he gets older. 

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