Discussion in 'BOARDANIA' started by Garner, Dec 6, 2008.
What's a good name for a boy? We've pretty much settled on Mary Elizabeth if it's a girl.
Robert or Alexander have always been my favorites but unfortunately they can both be shortened...
A "friend" of mine has just named her son Odin. Does this mean you are asking this for the obvious reason? If so, congratissimo...
I can quite imagine Grace wanting to call him Apostrophe, and Garner insisting on Cthulu...
We, of all people, had a thing for traditional and biblical names you find in every European language, only with spelling and pronounciation variations. Elias, Jonathan, Jakob, ... etc. I threw in a few, mostly North German Dialects and others, names like Hannes, Tjaden, Silas, Tonda, Henry(k), Harm, but got a veto on most of them...
Well, have a look...
Baby-Vornamen.de - Ostfriesische Vornamen - Beliebte und seltene Babynamen, Jungennamen und Mädchennamen aus der ostfriesischen Sprache
:razz: I wonder why...
Cthulu is a good middle name!
I also like Alexander. Alexander Cthulu...has a nice ring to it
Ba. Ba is a good name.
Pterry. I'll continue insisting upon it until Garner stabs me.
Btw, here are some of our own vetoed boy-names: Kurt, Curtis, Padraig, Maxim (NOT after a magazine!!!), Ruslan...
I have always been partial to the name Geoffrey. That would have been my choice for a boy's name, since I won't likely use it feel free
...language question, vetoed means one parent ruled them out, right?
Congrats you two, soon to be three
I always had a thing for Sebastian, can't be shortened and it was from that great kids cartoon of the boy going aver the Swiss Alps to find his family with that really cool big dog... Buggered if I can remembered what it was called abd Google is giving me no love.
Actually, Sebastian CAN be shortened to Bastian - which I've been partial to since seeing The Neverending Story - and I even had a dream of naming our son Sebastian a few weeks ago (on top of everything, pregnancy gives you REALLY weird dreams!!!)
Oh, and the show was apparently called Belle and Sebastian!
Thats so weird! Google did give me the answer but I though it was talking about the band. There you go Sebastian is a great name on all levels.
There's still Nevel though.
Alexander Cthulu...that is an Ace name :wink:
Goddammit Spiky, it was the Pyrenees, not the Alps ! First time I watched it was in Swindon and it seemed so abstract as a place, the second time I was actually living in the Pyrenees, totally weird... Also, the Japanese seem to think that all mountains look kind of like Mount Fujiyama, so the mountains look nothing much like the real ones. :bunny: The group were named after the book from which the series was made.
Also, Sebastian can be shortened to Seb or Bastian...
maybe i should try again for my initial suggestion, Magnum Innominandum.
Sure, go for it. I was thinking about my suggestion and it might not be such a good choice, especially if you chose a middle name that started with a vowel, initials should be considered as well as possible nicknames, and I think GAG or GIG or GOG would be tough to grow up with. My mom's initials now are BAD and she sort of likes that, and my grandfather's were FAD and he absolutely loved them and that my grandmother's are EAD. Your Magnum I. Garner probably isn't the best you could come up with though. Mary Elizabeth Garner is MEG and that is sweet. There is always Justin. Justin Case its a boy. ( I actually know someone named Justin Casey, for that reason)
Name him Roman, and get the original Roman to be the godfather :lol:
It sure would be better to Reuben. That asshole had sold his brother because their dad bought him a pimp coat.
Poor kid, what has he ever done to you?!
So... what's wrong with Mary Elizabeth for a boy exactly?
In Dutch "Bastian" (Or more accurately "Bastiaan") gets shortened to "Bas".
I think it should be something that says "Ruler of the world (to be)".
So the kids going to actually be called Great God Garner? The poor thing, talk about having to live up to your name. And it will have the triple G (GGG) initials.
On the upside all of us will remember his name on the down side he'll probably be burned at the stake by rampant monarchists.
Seb is an evil name to call someone and Bastian's not really that much of a shortening. Keeping with the cartoon theme though you could always go with Astro (as in Boy). I reckon Astro Garner has a ring to it
Ba has a friend who named his son Aleczander William Wayne Sithis Gasaway. Don't be that guy.
My Lord Ba, I don't think anyone could be that guy. I suspect he exists only for quantum statistical purposes
Jason. Nice strong name.
As long as it's not Jennifer...
you can't go wrong with "Pac-Man"
Reg always loved Potato as a name but we can't agree on whether it's feminine or masculine.
Ends in 'o' must be masculine but its the kind of name thats sure to get your kid beaten up at school.
Clint is a very under-used name and would combine nicely with Clay...
Here are a few Gaelic ones I love:
(although I'm sure only maze and possible Jackal will find that funny...)
Leithris. A very traditional Irish name that! Definately Leithris...or Busaras. Though that might be too close to Bursar...
Name him "The." A nice definite article will put him on the right track in life.
I've always liked the name Finnegan. (Finn for short) Maybe because it sounds so much like "hooligan" :tongue:
OOooh you should consider Hooligan you cna call him Hoolie.
Well, at the moment he's Michael Augustus.
Also, hello everyone!
Hey, Grace!!! **massive hug**
Michael Tlaloc Augustus sounds much better Welcome back Buzzfloyd, hope you're doing well!
"Me? Oh, I was just named after an archangel and an emperor... no big whoop! Oh, and my father is a God. ... Why do you ask?"
Don't forget his mother is a goddess and he was made of clay and grace...
... weren't we all?
Nah most of us are just made of mud and that weird slimy stuff that grows when soil is permanently damp...
It explains most things in life.
Edit to add: Grace it doesn't matter what his official name is going to be, he'll always be Quasi to me
I miss so much when I go MIA...
Congratulations to the both of you.
"Terry" would be fitting I think. But I do like "The." Ominous and powerful that.
Having heard some of the GGG's suggestions, I can veto Terry The Quasimodo Garner without batting an eyelid.
I don't even dare think about some of the things he must have come up with. In fact, kudos to you, Michael Garner sounds like he's a born Hollywood star!
Quick, someone remind me how to get pictures to show in my post. Do I have to upload them to Photobucket or something?
insert a link to where it's hosted on a website
Yup, you need to stick them on the web somewhere, flickr, photobucket, wharrever, and then copy their address, click on the yellow square image button and post in the url...
The holy child:
Well, I'm just glad Tallulah has been discarded. Especially, if as the name suggests, it's a boy.
Also: I think that's the first scan photos i've ever seen that look like an actual baby.
Although, it's not the case that i see a large amount of the things. Indeed, it might be that those are the first ones i've ever seen outwith the land of TV.
Tallulah was sadly vetoed. Other vetoed names (without saying who suggested which):
Henry James (at least three times)
Everyone Hates Doors
Everyone Hates Roman
It was Henry James the Third, that's different!
That one sounds more like some sort of medicine.
"Got the runs? take Magnum Innominand twice daily for quick relief!"
Now, just "Magnum", thats a winner!
no no no, Magnum Inominandum is a boy's name. Magna Inominanda is a girl's name. Magna Inominand is just stupid. like you, doors. stupid.
I once considered "Mat(h)ilda", too...
Mathilda.... Mathilda... she took my money and ran to Venezuela...
And that's a very good profile picture!
He appears to have big feet and definitely has a massive head, according to his measurements. *sigh*
Well he's (?) definitely Clay's child then.
Magnum Inominandum is either a laxative or dire-rear medication. Its a named designed to get the kid beaten up. You could always try some great New Zealander names...
Talullah does the Hullah in Hawai and my all time favourite of a kid named after the place of conception: Bus Stop Number 16.
In the 1960's (clue), a couple from the County of Kent called their child Depressed Cupboard Cheesecake.
It has a certain je ne sais quoi don't you think?
Pity, Everybody Hates Doors does rather roll off the tongue...
Nice to see the pics, he's looking good!
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