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Best Boy Name poll

SpiderSpider Posts: 3,380Registered Users
Have choices "narrowed" down, still no great standout or favorite for our little guy, due Thanksgiving. But would like your votes as well as any negative nicknames associated. Middle name is likely Edward, and our last name starts with C.

Trey
Ryker
Zander
Rhys
Quinn
Kristjan
Reid
Tate
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  • FieryCurlsFieryCurls Posts: 2,904Registered Users
    Quinn and Reid were on my list, but my husband didn't like them. I really love Reid and like Quinn.
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  • cosmicflycosmicfly Posts: 1,814Registered Users
    I like several of the choices, but I really like Kristjan.
  • AmnerisAmneris Posts: 15,117Registered Users
    Spider wrote: »
    Have choices "narrowed" down, still no great standout or favorite for our little guy, due Thanksgiving. But would like your votes as well as any negative nicknames associated. Middle name is likely Edward, and our last name starts with C.

    Trey
    Ryker
    Zander
    Rhys
    Quinn
    Kristjan
    Reid
    Tate

    I love Rhys - that was one of the options for #2 and it might still go on the table if I have another boy ever. We didn't use it though because I could see people struggling with the pronunciation and phonetic spelling. I don't like Ryker - reminds me of the jail in NY. Don't like Reid. Don't like Zander - Alexander yes, Zander no, except as a nickname. Not a fan of Kristjan - I like the name but don't like that spelling, though I know it's Scandinavian. Christian - yes. Tate and Trey are OK but not really standouts, same for Quinn. In the end it is your decision!
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  • CurlyCanadianCurlyCanadian Posts: 10,771Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    Love Zander!!!

    Have always thought Quinn was a great name, but since Glee, I can only think of it as a girls name...sorry :(
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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users
    Trey - I think of Trey as a nickname (for 3rd child) rather than the real name
    Ryker - Jail, Star Trek. I do kinda like it though.
    Zander - Not a fan...it seems like a nickname.
    Rhys - Love this.
    Quinn - Girl name.
    Kristjan - Whenever I see religion-names, I think of a comedian who made a joke "You're name is Christian? What's your brothers' names? Jew and Muslim?" I'm a non-theist though, so probably better not to ask me.
    Reid - Like
    Tate - Like
  • subbrocksubbrock Posts: 8,212Registered Users
    Kristjan. Love the name and the spelling.

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  • midgimidgi Posts: 2,409Registered Users
    Amneris wrote: »
    Spider wrote: »
    Have choices "narrowed" down, still no great standout or favorite for our little guy, due Thanksgiving. But would like your votes as well as any negative nicknames associated. Middle name is likely Edward, and our last name starts with C.

    Trey
    Ryker
    Zander
    Rhys
    Quinn
    Kristjan
    Reid
    Tate

    I love Rhys - that was one of the options for #2 and it might still go on the table if I have another boy ever. We didn't use it though because I could see people struggling with the pronunciation and phonetic spelling. I don't like Ryker - reminds me of the jail in NY. Don't like Reid. Don't like Zander - Alexander yes, Zander no, except as a nickname. Not a fan of Kristjan - I like the name but don't like that spelling, though I know it's Scandinavian. Christian - yes. Tate and Trey are OK but not really standouts, same for Quinn. In the end it is your decision!

    I had to Google it to figure out how to pronounce it :clown: It's "Reese", but "Rice" also came up. I like the spelling, because it looks cool, but I'm not a fan of either pronunciation. I voted for Kristjan because that's my nephew's name lol. My 2nd favorite is Zander, and my least favorite is Tate because people WILL jokingly refer to him as Tater-Tot.
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  • SigiSigi Posts: 2,379Registered Users
    I voted Kristjan, but I also really like Reid.

    Tate is nice, but doesn't really seem to flow well with Edward, maybe Edward Tate instead (and you could still call him Tate)?

    I don't really like Ryker or Zander (sorry!).

    The other names are okay.
  • SpiderSpider Posts: 3,380Registered Users
    Your responses are all great ! Never thought if tater-tot, my first reaction was little man Tate or slang for breast lol


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  • WileE-DeadWileE-Dead Banned Posts: 24,963Banned Users
    What about hubby's middle name?
    What about going several generations on either side?
    That's what we ended up having to do :dontknow:
    Oh, and I like Quinn!
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  • SpiderSpider Posts: 3,380Registered Users
    What about hubby's middle name?
    What about going several generations on either side?
    That's what we ended up having to do :dontknow:
    Oh, and I like Quinn!

    The tradition on DH side is the oldest boy gets dad's name as middle name (no jr's though). So DS has DH first name as middle, DH has FIL name as middle. Not opposed to it (Thomas) but it would be the same first & last name as FIL. Plus no TOMMY .

    Kristjan is the best name on my family side (Paul, Mikhel, Feodor, Mart are some others ). I feel like with this one, I should get some family heritage dibs since the first one got DH middle name. Edward is my dad and DH's Granpa's name, so it covers both sides really.

    Quinn was the second name on our list for Drew, we still like it, the biggest issue is the unisex/girl name trend.

    Want ease of spelling/pronunciation for all the kids names but still not super common.
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  • breathebreathe Posts: 399Registered Users
    Reid, Quinn, or Rhys. Seriously.
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  • StarmieStarmie Posts: 6,677Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    Voted Rhys but Kristjan is nice too, just don't like the spelling. Maybe when he's born and you see his face one of the names will jump out as the obvious choice.
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  • SpiderSpider Posts: 3,380Registered Users
    Okay, how about Brenner ?


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