We need some baby naming help. Our unknown gender baby will be born Sept 20th.
I so joyously get to have the final choice on this child's name because my husband did on our 1st child.
But we need to agree on the final 3. Brody Charles is the name of our 3 year old son.
Now our last name is Short and it dose not flow well with every name on our list(s).
Please can you and your lovely readers help us narrow it down to 3 boy names and 3 girl names? And please tell me what names would be just awful with Brody or with our last name or just simply are......sometimes you just don't see or hear what others do. Finally, We would love some new suggestions. Especially our boy list. The list hasn't changed since we had our son.
Here is our list of boy names:
Eli Joseph (this was the name I wanted with our 1st boy)
Desmond (not sure if this is a goes well with Brody)
Luca (this is my guilty pleasure name. I love it but don't think it will age well?)
Griffin Rhys (mostly b/c of the nn Fin)
Dylan Forrest (we are nature lovers so it suits us)
Greyson Michael Short
Tyler Stuart (my husband dislikes)
**the name Rhys/Reese we both really love. I feel we can not except that it doesn't flow that wonderfully, as a first or middle name, with our last name. Am I right and just in denial?
Names that we both 'ho hum' about:
Gavin, Nigel, Jasper, Samuel, Ezra and Cohen
Elsie, Elise, Willa, Marina, Chloe, Lily and Julia
Names we can't use because friends or family has:
Sofia, Louie, Nicholas, Matthew, Finley, Jack, Jacob, Ella, Ellie
Vivienne, Sadie, Molly, Grace, Hayden, Audrey, Noah, Benjamin,
Harrison, Henry and Oliver.
This is our girl list:
Fiona (this might be too classic with Brody)
Isla (this was my number 1 choice for many years until it got popular)
Olive Esme Short ( my husband dislikes)
Quinn Bennette (Quinn Short? Not sure if I like.)
Ava Maisie (We know Ava is so popular but it is the only name we like with Maisie)
Our son's middle name is after one of his grandpas. We don't feel we have to use a family name.
So here are some family names thatwe could use in the middle.
Joseph, Michael, Kevin, Paul, Stone and Stuart.
Elizabeth, Lee-Ann, Isabel, Jean, Olive, Chelsea, Maisie and Helena.
Thank you so much!
Oh, fun! Yes, let's make lists!
I agree that Rhys is (1) a great name and (2) hard to use with your surname. I wonder if you'd like Reed/Reid or Reeve? They're still not great as first names, but might work as middle names.
Levi Short makes me think of a cut of jeans. And Luca, even though I KNOW it's a boy name, seems feminine to me. Some other possibilities:
Camden Short; Brody and Camden
Carson Short; Brody and Carson
Ethan Short; Brody and Ethan
Keegan Short; Brody and Keegan
Lawson Short; Brody and Lawson
Mason Short; Brody and Mason
Riley Short; Brody and Riley
And now for the fun choosing! My top three boy name choices with Brody are:
Eli Joseph Short
Liam Stuart Short
Owen Joseph Short
And my top three girl name choices with Brody are:
Fiona Jean Short
Isla Jean Short
Violet Elizabeth Short
Name update 10-12-2010! Tracy writes:
Our baby boy was born Sept 20th. Healthy and beautiful.
We chose the name Liam Rhys Short.
Thank you all for your input!