(Closed) Doubting our baby name choice :-/

posted 8 years ago in Babies
Post # 17
1701 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@miss-spunkin:  The name we’ve picked for our little boy is a short form/nick name….but we only like the short form, so we’re just naming him that.  As a teacher, I will also say that it is a bit confusing in school when a kid has a name on the attendance that is longer but no one calls them that.  As a supply teacher, I call out the name on the paper and then the class laughs because they only know the kid as the short name, but think it’s funny that he/she has a different name on the attendance.  

Post # 20
1359 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I like Jacobi.

Post # 21
1239 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I have a friend with a baby Jackobi. pronouned the same. I like it. 

Post # 22
3363 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Anyone from Massachusetts has heard of Jacoby!  I prefer it with a “y” though. 

Post # 23
123 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I met a little boy, Jacoby, a couple years ago and when I was a child I had a Jacolby in my class. I really like both names, I say go with what feels right.

Post # 25
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I like it.  That name doesn’t even enter the realm of “out there” names in my mind.

Post # 26
1361 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’ve never heard of that name, but I actually like it.  I keep saying it outloud to myself because it just sounds awesome.  (**nerd alert**)

And you’re right, Cobi is more common and more likely to be pronounced right…and now your baby will have the choice of what he prefers to be called.

Don’t doubt it! 

And good luck with everything! ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 27
7770 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

@miss-spunkin:  I love that name.  I have heard it before.

Post # 29
10285 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

I really like the name. It’s much better than most of the ones I’ve heard lately.

Post # 30
144 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Agreed w/ everyone – it’s uncommon but not weird.

And I’m not from Massachussetts but I’m a big baseball fan and the first person I thought of was Jacoby Ellsbury of the Red Sox. He’s a cutie too. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 31
3295 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - An amazing non-profit retreat

What about just Cobi? It sounds like you are rarely going to use the full name anyways ๐Ÿ˜‰

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