Tuesday, November 29, 2005

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Lately, baby names have been a regular topic around our household. There are many names I like and many names R likes, but not many for which we both agree.

Male names that I like: Joseph, Henry, David (family name), Samuel, Calvin (family name)

Female names that I like: Nora (family name), Mary, Paloma, Talullah (family name), Beatrice, Cobia (family name and also my middle name)

Names for a boy or girl that I like: Perry, Myers (family name), Korbett

Male names that R likes: Maxwell, Lee (family name)

Female names that R likes: Louisa, Talullah, Nora, Beatrice, Amelia, Francesca

Names for a boy or girl that R likes: Hollis, Merritt, and a few others I can't remember, but are similar

Possible future baby names we've discussed (first/middle): Maxwell Lee (male), Maxwell Myers (male), Henry Myers (male), Henry Lee (male), Lee Myers (male or female), Cobia Rebbekah (female), Sarah Cobia (female), Cobia Berry (female), Louisa Myers (female), Beatrice Myers (female)

I used to really like the name Maxwell, but I'm kind of over it. Maybe it's just because we've talked about the name so much. I'm not opposed, mind you, just kind of so-so on the name. I do love Cobia as a first name for a female, but R only likes it for a middle name. But it's my grandmother's maiden name and my middle name. And I've always loved it and over the years have been dying to use it as a first name.

What do y'all think? What names from the above do you like? We'd love to hear of any combinations you can think of that we haven't.

2 comments:

Lynnette said...

Donors, Dachshunds AND a Designer? (graphic) We have a lot in common. Just found your blog by checking my stats. Thanks for adding me to your blogroll. Our GC and her partner did the same thing you and your partner are contemplating, and they have one big happy family and everybody accepts everyone as a family, if that helps. If you don't already have it, "The Complete Adoption & Fertility Legal Guide," by Brette McWhorter Sember has some good info. Good luck to you both!

Katie (WannaBeMom) said...

I'm jealous of Beatrice. I love that name, but Partner doesn't...