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April 4, 2008

baby no name

I am convinced that this baby will have no name. This is our 3rd child and I finally bought a baby name book. It has 100,001 names in it. On the way to Florida I went through the entire boy section and Chris said no to all except 1 and he isn't even sure he really likes that name. He says because I am a girl, I pick girly boy names and he does not want a sissy for a son. Personally I think the names are cute, yet strong. If they are not sissy then he says fairy...I do not mean to offend anyone if they love a certain name, this is just my husbands preference and please more power to you if you like a name he has turned down...When Alanna was born, Chris had asked the nurse what happens if the parents don;t name the baby..They said they will not allow the baby to leave the hospital. I told Chris whats the point of setting up a nursery when we will be visiting our son in the hospital until he is 18 and chooses a name for himself.
I'm not a fan of traditional boy names, and like the ones that are not off the wall, but that you don't hear everyday. I don;t want there to be 5 other kids with the same name. Chris has no clue what he likes. He doesn't want a C or a K name because the middle name will be Christopher and our last name starts with a K and he says it would be to much ka sounding. I agree, somewhat. Chris also does not like unisex names because heaven forbid a girl should have the same name...I keep bugging Chris to think of names, but he says we have 4 months and thats plenty of time. I am inpatient and need to bond with my baby NOW and need a name to call him because baby boy is driving me crazy. I try to get Alanna to notice her brother, and if he had a name it would be much easier to bond for everyone. So please, please help me. I need names. baby no name is not cutting it anymore. I need to calm the inpatient beast ready to scream at any moment.

8 comments:

  1. My husband and I couldn't decide on a name either. Up until the day Joshua was born, we were still calling him 'Baby 2' I think girl's names are so much easier... good luck finding the perfect name! :)

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  2. Good luck Tash!! I liked the "B" name you mentioned a while back!!!

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  3. Ha! That sounds like Kevin - some names apparently automatically mean "gay". LOL! Jeez!

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  4. Yes, when I was pregnant with our GIRL (Thank God she was a girl!) we had tried to pick out boy names just in case, and could not agree either. I felt the same as you Tasha, I wanted something modern and something not another six kids in the class would have. My hubby was like Chris - he said my favorites were all girly names!! He liked "Mark", I liked "Travis." I also liked "Jordan," but since that time that seems to have become more popular for girls. I like the name "Daniel" too! Good luck!

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  5. Can you help us narrow it down a little more?

    Hmm.

    The first two that came to my mind were Evan or Ethan. Somewhat unusual without being to weird or girly.

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  6. I'm not going to be much help here. I had a hard enough time naming my two sons! :) We were reading the name book while I was in labor, because we couln't agree on a name! I will say that I saw someone who named their son Ozzie, and I think it's really cute!

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  7. Just don't name him Owen. I know about 5 boys who are ages 0 mo - 2 years and 3 of the 5 are named Owen!

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  8. why dont try making up your own name? May be that way he'll have an unique name :) that noone will have.
    Just being silly...
    Hope you find a name that you both like.

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