Five Name Friday: Boy Name with Nickname

It’s Five-Name Friday again! Here’s today’s baby name request:

I’m trying to think of boys names with obvious/classic nicknames that don’t come from the beginning of the formal name (as in girls names Nell for Eleanor and Bess for Elizabeth). Any ideas?

Can you come up with five solid baby name suggestions for this person?

Here are the rules:

  • Be independent. Choose your five names before looking at anyone else’s five names.
  • Be sincere. Stick to legit recommendations you would offer a real-life friend.
  • Five name suggestions total, but if you want to include nicknames as well for this particular request, that’s fine.

Which five baby names are you going to suggest?

[You can also send me your own 2-sentence baby name request using the contact form.]

Five Name Friday: Boy name like Lawson, Fletcher

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It’s Five-Name Friday again! Here is today’s baby name request:

I need a boy name that isn’t popular (outside the top 500) but also isn’t weird. I like Lyndon, Lawson, Nelson, and Fletcher, but my husband isn’t enthusiastic about any of these.

Can you come up with five solid baby name suggestions for this person?

Here are the rules:

  • Be independent. Choose your five names before looking at anyone else’s comment.
  • Be sincere. Stick to legit recommendations you would offer a real-life friend.
  • Five names total in your comment. If you go over, I will delete the extras.

Which five baby names are you going to suggest?

[You can also send me your own 2-sentence baby name request using the contact form.]

Five Name Friday: Boy Name for Tony’s Brother

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It’s Five-Name Friday! Here’s today’s baby name request:

Our son is Anthony, always called Tony. For our second son, we’d like a boy name that goes with Anthony and also has a really good nickname option (or two).

Can you come up with five solid baby name suggestions for this person?

Here are the rules:

  • Choose your five names before looking at anyone else’s five names.
  • Stick to legit recommendations that you would offer a real-life friend.
  • Five name suggestions overall is the max, but for this one, feel free to include nickname ideas if you want.

Which five names are you going to suggest?

[You can also send me your own 2-sentence baby name request using the contact form.]

Five Name Friday: Boy Name for Leon’s Brother

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It’s Five-Name Friday! Here’s today’s baby name request (slightly condensed):

We have a son named Leon and need another boy name that sounds good with Leon, has no more than three syllables (ideally just two), and doesn’t mean anything strange in a major European language (like French or German).

Can you come up with five solid baby name suggestions for this person?

Here are the rules:

  • Be independent. Choose your five names before looking at anyone else’s list.
  • Be sincere. Stick to legit recommendations you would offer a real-life friend.
  • Five names total in your comment. If you go over, I’ll have to delete the extras.

Which five baby names are you going to suggest?

[You can also send me your own 2-sentence baby name request using the contact form. Here are all the previous Five-Name Friday posts.]

Five Name Friday: Boy Name like Ethan, Derek

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It’s a post-Thanksgiving Five-Name Friday! Here is today’s baby name request:

I’m looking for medium-length boy names that aren’t easily made into nicknames. Examples of what I mean are Adam, Aaron, Ethan, Owen, Eric, Derek.

Can you come up with five solid baby name suggestions for this person?

Here are the rules:

  • Be independent. Choose your five names before looking at anyone else’s five names.
  • Be sincere. Stick to legit recommendations you would offer a real-life friend or acquaintance.
  • Five names total in your comment. If you go over, I will delete the extras.

Which five baby names are you going to suggest?

[You can also send me your own 2-sentence baby name request using the contact form. Here are all the previous Five-Name Friday posts.]