Tell me your favorite boy names. I need some inspiration!
pear / 1790 posts
Kellan that was our pick if baby #2 was a boy, but she’s a girl!
persimmon / 1324 posts
The only boy name I have is my son's name, Aaron. If we have another boy I'll be stumped
GOLD / nectarine / 2669 posts
Wyatt (DS's name), Gavin, and my new favourite is Boden (heard it a few days ago!)
persimmon / 1364 posts
pear / 1505 posts
Joshua, Michael, Gregory, Peter, Graham
pomegranate / 3640 posts
Our son is Cooper. Our other top names were August, Duncan, Liam, and Teddy. DW also liked Rye!
nectarine / 2180 posts
Charles, I always wanted a little Charlie
grapefruit / 4067 posts
The boy list we came up with before we found out this baby is a girl:
Chase, Theo, Emmett, Jonah, Silas, Colin, Sullivan, Lachlan, Simon, Jude, Kit
My favourites are Sullivan and Jonah!
nectarine / 2821 posts
Ethan, Kylan, Kipton
hostess / wonderful grape / 20749 posts
My boys are Tyler, Ryan, and Grant. Our angel is Dylan.
GOLD / nectarine / 2428 posts
Are you having a boy?!!? Or preparing just in case? I hope things are going well, I've been thinking of you! I like Ethan, Aiden, Emmett, Owen, Kai, Jack...
pear / 1629 posts
Zachary, my absolute favorite and if I ever happen to have more kids and it was a boy, that would totally be his name.
Theo, David, Christopher, Daniel, and Leo
pear / 1954 posts
James, Louis, Felix, Frederick, Arlo
nectarine / 2578 posts
GOLD / wonderful olive / 19009 posts
Kellen, Nolan, Grant, Eli, Easton, August (Auggie)
nectarine / 2425 posts
Owen, Ethan, Levi, Jameson.
kiwi / 716 posts
My favorites when I was pregnant were Jacob and Luke. Our compromise names that we agreed on were William (Will) and Benjamin (Ben). I also like Eric, Sean, Ian, Graham, and Grant.
honeydew / 7428 posts
@periwinklebee: we are!! We found out the week before last. So excited! Hope you are doing well!
Thanks for all the suggestions, ladies! Some of these are already on my list and it’s great to see lots of other ideas. For some reason this seems much harder the second time around!
pear / 1675 posts
I love Aiden and my husband loves Rhys but we are having a girl and for a classic William is always on my list.
blogger / nectarine / 2921 posts
@jhd: omg you're pregnant?! Congrats! No name suggestions but sending so much love to you
GOLD / grapefruit / 4938 posts
@wrkbrk: Cooper was on our short list It was DH's grandfather's name.
@Ajsmommy: I still wish DH would go along with Charlie.
I haven't had a boys list since I met DH (since he's a junior and called dibs). But I've always liked the name Parker, and really liked Fintan (but my brother used it for my godson Finn)
@Mrs. Tiger: thank you! Hope your sweet boys are doing well!
@MaryM: It's a good one! Easy to pronounce and spell but not overly common!
persimmon / 1370 posts
@CatchAFallingStar: I knew a girl named Kellen when I was a kid. You could still use it!
clementine / 779 posts
Congrats on your
@jhd: Congrats!!! Super exciting! I'm so glad to hear that things are going well As for me, I'm 26 weeks and knock on wood, everything is still going smoothly
persimmon / 1273 posts
Congrats on your boy!! I looooove two boys.
Benjamin? Theodore? Those are mine and I get stumped beyond that.
cherry / 126 posts
I love William and Holden
Like the actor haha
GOLD / pomelo / 5830 posts
The boy names on my list were Seth, Elijah/Eli, Simon, or Judah
@gilmoregirl: thank you! And I love those two names, one is my baby brother! Hope you are well!
@periwinklebee: yay! Glad to hear things are still going smoothly. I’m 16 weeks so ten weeks behind you!
So many great names, thanks everyone!
@jhd: So exciting to be in the second tri! Hope that the yuckier symptoms have subsided for you, and congrats again on your little guy, your update makes me so, so happy
@MaryM: I just love Charlie. So so cute, IMO. and Parker is my maiden name!!! So I love that too!!
My aunt actually married a Parker and growing up it confused everyone, they thought he was the one that was blood related to me.. LOL..
clementine / 783 posts
@gilmoregirl: Those are the only two boy names DH and I can agree on! Our girl list is about ten names long but boy names stump us.
GOLD / cantaloupe / 6543 posts
Right now we both like Jonah the most, and Abe (Abraham) is also in the running. We tend to lean more towards biblical names/themes.
My husbands absolute favorite is Jordan, which I do like a lot but DH’s best friend has a daughter named Jordyn. He already asked them if they’d care (when I wasn't around) and they said absolutely 100% not because it’s a boy and we’d spell it differently and they’d actually think it was kinda cool to both have one. But I feel weird using it.
@jhd: we are pretty good! Hope you are feeling ok. Does T know about the baby yet? B nicknamed his brother "mail truck" while I was pregnant and the nickname stuck around for a while. So I guess you can add that to the list too
@skinnycow: good taste! I was the opposite in that there were lots of girls names I liked but none that I LOVED. It was easier for me to choose boy names I loved but I liked fewer. In the end, we went to the hospital with a list of top contenders each time and waited to see what felt right.
@gilmoregirl: lol at mail truck! T suggested Owlette the other day. He got to watch PJ Masks for the first time when it came to Netflix last week. I’m feeling somewhat better now that I’m in the second tri and even though I have felt bad at times, it’s been nothing like the all day sickness I had with T!
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