(Closed) Name poll, plus advice

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: what name can the baby live with? ok to pikc multiple.
    Dante : (35 votes)
    11 %
    Wesley : (115 votes)
    36 %
    Athos : (15 votes)
    5 %
    Gabriel : (123 votes)
    38 %
    Maximus : (35 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 3
    574 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    I’ve always loved Wesley, so that was my first pick.  I also picked Gabriel, because I think Gabe is a great nickname that grows well with a child.

    Post # 4
    1351 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Dont have any kids yet  but I think it’s pretty important and should be special to you. You’ll be calling lo that for next 18 plus years. If one of you hates it mathe try to keep compromising on something you each can at least live with? All that aside, I love the name Gabriel! What do you like?

    Post # 5
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Yes – I think it is important to love your child’s name.

    Of those, the only one I personally kind of like is Wesley.

    Post # 6
    5296 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 1993

    Gabe and Wesley for me. I actually saw something today that said Wesley/West is one of the most popular boy names so far in 2012. The other three are a little too out there for me. 

    You’re going to be whispering, yelling, cooing, reprimanding, soothing, and laughing while saying that name from birth until forever. I think you should definitely love it ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 7
    2819 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I love the name Wesley, and I also like Gabriel (though Wes is still my favourite!). I do not like Maximus, though. : /

    Post # 8
    1828 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    i actually really love wesley and gabriel. they have both been on my short list at one point or another for my future kids.

    dante is okay…

    i just cannot picture a child named athos and maximus. (can’t really even picture an adult named that). they’re just heavy, heavy names and would seem out of place unless you’re super super greek and have been using these names in your families for ages.

    Post # 9
    2095 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Westley is my youngest’s name so I voted for Wesley. Not the same, but close enough ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 10
    2067 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    It’s important to love your baby’s name, yes!

    I chose Wesley and Maximus… I have friends who named their first son Stuart and their second son Maxwell… Their kids are “Stu and Max” and it really fits them! So, I think Maximus could easily work! And Wesley is becoming popular again ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    Post # 11
    1576 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Gabe and Wes are my favs.

    Post # 12
    6823 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    It is very important to love your child’s  name.  As for the names you listed. Sorry I don’t care for any of them. 

    Post # 13
    1676 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I think it’s extremely important that you love the name, but I love names and would never be happy with one I didn’t love. 

    Post # 14
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I think it’s very important to like your baby’s name.  I voted for Gabriel.

    Post # 15
    4583 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I’m confused. Unless you feel obligated to use some family name, why would you give your baby a name you don’t love? Can you not agree with your husband? It should at least be a name you like a lot. ๐Ÿ™‚

    That said, I really like Wesley and Gabriel. Not a fan of the others.

    Post # 16
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I think it’s very important to love your baby’s name but remember that doesn’t gaurantee that your child will like their name, (I’ve never liked my name).

    Out of those names I like Maximus best.  And I also like other variations of Max if you’re open to them.  

    I’m not a fan of Wesley at all though.

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