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August 30th, 2011, 07:37 AM
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WDYT of these boy names? (We like names that aren't super popular, but are easy to pronounce/spell.) Our last name starts with a B and is two syllables, if that matters.

Owen
Rowan
Elliott
Zane
Adrian
Landon
Liam
Everett

DH sorta wants to recycle his middle name, Burke, but I'm not a fan of that and wouldn't mind trying to find something else. What else do you think would be good? Feel free to suggest more, say your favorites, etc.!
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August 30th, 2011, 08:31 AM
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I like:

Owen
Rowan
Elliott
Zane
Liam
Everett

Why not take these names and make first & middle names?

Rowan Elliott
Rowan Zane
Elliott Zane
Zane Elliott
Liam Everett
Liam Elliott
Owen Elliott
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August 30th, 2011, 08:34 AM
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I like

Owen
Rowan
Elliott
Liam
Everett

But I think all of them are fine. All of them sound fine with Burke if you decide you want to go that way. I can't think of any alternatives to Burke off the top of my head. Do you have other family names you'd consider? Otherwise Rowan Everett would be my top pick!
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August 30th, 2011, 10:00 AM
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Everett is my favorite out of those, possibly because it's in my top 5 also. I agree with the other ladies too, most of those make great first and mn options. I also don't think Burke is too bad, it's different but not awful and goes well with some of the choices you listed.
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August 30th, 2011, 10:09 AM
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I really really love Rowan, Elliot and Liam! I like the suggestion of combining the middle names with the names on your list.
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August 30th, 2011, 11:56 AM
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Landon and Liam are also on my list, so of course I love those. The others are all cute, too. And I agree you could do any combination to make fn and mn with your list.
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August 30th, 2011, 03:16 PM
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I love Rowan and Liam! If you like Rowan though, you might like Ronan which is one of my favorites! Here are some suggestions:

Rowan Burke
Rowan Noel
Rowan Alexander
Rowan Gregory
Rowan James

Liam Matthew
Liam Tristan
Liam Raegan
Liam Foxx
Liam Diesel

Ronan Jacob
Ronan Burke
Ronan Dean
Ronan Max
Ronan Briar
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August 30th, 2011, 04:47 PM
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Owen - reminds me of a) popular name and b) kid I grew up with
Rowan - I know a girl with this name
Elliott - reminds me of Def Leppard's lead singer, Joe Elliott
Zane - zany! would be amusing if a very calm and sedate child
Adrian - reminds me of Adrian Monk in an affectionate way, I kind of like it
Landon - no opinion
Liam - is a nickname
Everett - I used to live there
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August 31st, 2011, 06:56 AM
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I like:

Owen
Rowan
Elliott
Everett
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August 31st, 2011, 07:41 AM
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Awesome, thanks a bunch for your responses!
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August 31st, 2011, 08:06 AM
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I like a lot of your names, my absolute favorite is Elliott LOVE that name!
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August 31st, 2011, 08:11 AM
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Owen - LOVE
Rowan -I think of Mr. Bean and Brooke Shields' daughter
Elliott - I think of E.T.
Zane - I think of Billy Zane
Adrian - I like it
Landon - I really like it!
Liam - I like this one, too!
Everett - for some reason this makes me think of Christmas trees haha

maybe you could go with a middle name similar to Burke? like Blake? I really like Owen Blake, Landon Blake, and Liam Blake.
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September 1st, 2011, 07:57 AM
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Owen - I wouldn't go with this if you don't want something popular, doesn't seem to fit in with your wants/needs. I know many Owens, and think it's rather popular.
Rowan totally adore. love, love, love.
Elliott - like this.
Zane - totally adore this, too.
Adrian - eh. not really my style.
Landon - this goes with Owen, to me. I think it's quite popular.
Liam - same, I think this is popular.
Everett - nms.
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September 1st, 2011, 12:12 PM
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Owen - very popular (but like it)
Rowan - know a girl with this name
Elliott - I like
Zane - I like depending on the lastname Zane Grey sounds great.
Adrian - too ethnic for me but still ok
Landon - really popular where I live
Liam - Like
Everett - Like
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September 5th, 2011, 11:19 AM
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I love the name Everett. I've never known an Everett, but my gf just named her some that and it's SUCH a cute name! We call him Ev for short.

If my gf didn't just use this name, it would probably be on my list! lol
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