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Trying to name my son

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by SerriaFox, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. Stiefel

    Stiefel Chieftain

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    Alexander is too common. Give him a name to make him stand out from the crowd. There's already a dozen famous Alexanders.
     
  2. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Silly furry

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    Iskander, then.
     
  3. civ_king

    civ_king Deus Caritas Est

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    Pyotr FTW!
     
  4. nishant1911

    nishant1911 *hugs*

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    i vote for Nishant
     
  5. amadeus

    amadeus Civ2 / Law and Order!

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    You're just the most Serb ever.

    Apologies to Dachs for stealing his line.
    And wrecking it.
     
  6. CurtSibling

    CurtSibling ENEMY ACE™ SLeague Staff Supporter

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    Call him "Dirk", as in "Dirk Pitt".

    Either that, or "Konrad".
     
  7. amadeus

    amadeus Civ2 / Law and Order!

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    There can only be one Dirk.
     
  8. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Hey what about

     
  9. Riffraff

    Riffraff Deity

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    I'd also consider how the name matches your surname. Personally I like alliteration and the same number of syllables in both names.
     
  10. Cu Chulainn

    Cu Chulainn The Unoriginal

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    I know a kid named Ajax. Awesome name, and as a side effect he will always know the familiarity with Greek myth of everyone he meets.

    Spoiler :

    Disagrees, and thinks a surname that is an adverb is also a good idea.
     
  11. CurtSibling

    CurtSibling ENEMY ACE™ SLeague Staff Supporter

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    I have a feeling Pitt is based on the Lord Benedict.

    :)
     
  12. amadeus

    amadeus Civ2 / Law and Order!

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    But I'm more of a Comet guy myself.
     
  13. SerriaFox

    SerriaFox King

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    I want a name everyone can spell and pronounce, without the being two other boys in his class with the same name. Traditional, but not common. A hard combination to hit.
     
  14. NedimNapoleon

    NedimNapoleon Weird Little Human

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    Nebuchadnezzar
    seriously:
    Jimmy Jacobs
    John Jacobs
    Jim Jacobs
    Ernesto Che Jacobs
    Kenny
    Eric
    Kyle
    Stan
     
  15. west india man

    west india man Immortal

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    Try Tomás, Alexander, Charlie, Peter, Jesús, Carlos, Pedro, Eric, Bruno or Stan
     
  16. Camikaze

    Camikaze Administrator Administrator

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    'Traditional' names aren't really as in as I'd hav expected. The top 10 baby boy names last year in Australia were Jack, William, Lachlan, Joshua, Riley, Thomas, Cooper, Oliver, James and Ethan. No Matthew or Michael or John or David or any other number of 'traditional' names. Granted, they could be numbers 11-14 on the list, but it'd seem unlucky to find a cluster.
     
  17. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    Derek or Zachary :)mischief:) sound good? I live in Texas also, and those two names aren't terribly common.
     
  18. Smellincoffee

    Smellincoffee Trekkie At Large

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    I like "Tobias", which is easy to spell and rather rare these days.
     
  19. SG-17

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    Go Roman.

    Cicero, Octavius, Gavros, Albinus, etc.
     
  20. NickyJ

    NickyJ Retired Narrator

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    How about David Andrew Jacobs?
     

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