eeekkkk... Boy name what do you think???

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eeekkkk... Boy name what do you think???

So I am due in 6 weeks and we still don't have an official name and it is driving me nuts!

We are debating Brentley Ryker but I want it spelled Brentlee or Brent Lee and we will call him Ryker. My hubby hates it but said he doesn't really like anything so he is letting me name him whatever I want. He wanted to name him Carson Lee our son's name is Carter and I just think it is to close.

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I like it... it's a mouthful... but I like it! I have always loved the name Bentley for a boy, and it doesn't sound like so much of a name as yours... just a suggestion!

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If you are planning on calling him Ryker, why don't you make that his first name? How about Ryker Carson?

I think it's confusing if it's Brent Lee Ryker Lastname. No place on official forms, boys don't typically have two word names like girls, so he'll be called Brent (people might think his last name is Lee Lastname)

I put your existing names + baby names into Nymbler (www.nymbler.com) and it made the following suggestions:
Colton
Parker
Ross
Keane
Knight
Sinclair
Landen
Vaughn
Kane
Mason
Rance
Brennan
Owen
Cash
Jackson

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We want to use Lee, it goes back 3 generations and it is also my middle name. I am the only child and this is our last so I want to use it. Honestly though I don't like it, but still want to incorporate it somewhere.

Oh yea our last name is Aley.

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How about Ryker Lee?

I think it sounds good together.

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"CrescentMoonMama" wrote:

How about Ryker Lee?

Husband is completely against it he wants him to have an option when he gets older. Sad I am telling you this baby has been very hard to name!

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I think Brentley is the best option. Brentlee has a girly look to it and Brent lee ryker just doesnt look right to me.

What about Ryker Brentley?
Are you 100% set on Ryker? You could always do Riley.

Although if I'm being completely honest Brentley Aley seems rhymey or repetitive with the "ley" aspect.

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Sorry, it's really not my cup of tea, at all! I think it's too much of a mouthful for a child. I much prefer some of the names generated above.

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Why not just Lee? It's at least a real name.

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"blather" wrote:

Why not just Lee? It's at least a real name.

Comments like this drive me INSANE.

Who are you to decide what makes a name a "real" name? Naming styles change and fluctuate based on the times. There is no possible way that you can know the validity of every name from every part of the world, with different languages, ethnicities and naming trends for that area. just because a parent isn't choosing what it's considered a classic or old fashioned name does not mean the are making them up. Consult a name book, these will BOTH be listed, does that make the author incorrect?

Unless you are the leading scholar on names and naming trends your "at least it's a real name" comments, which I have seen on numerous occasions on other posts, are just plain rude.

I'm sorry to the OP, forgive me for threadjacking but I'm sick of the rude comments. Especially when the validity of names was not questioned.

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Brentlee honestly makes me think female. I prefer Brentley. I think it works fine as Brentley Ryker Aley. I think Brent Lee Aley also works. He'll probably go by Brent as his nickname either way.

I have a friend who's child is named Nathan Ryker. She thought about using Ryker as a first name, but couldn't find a middle name she liked with .

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I prefer Brentley with the nickname Brent. If you're going to call him Ryker, I'd make that his first name. I think Ryker Lee would be nice since you want to incorporate Lee... But for me personally, I wouldn't be able to name my baby something my DH hates. He seems close-minded to only consider Carson. I would want him to be an active participant in the naming department.

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"brookie13" wrote:

I think Brentley is the best option. Brentlee has a girly look to it and Brent lee ryker just doesnt look right to me.

Although if I'm being completely honest Brentley Aley seems rhymey or repetitive with the "ley" aspect.

I agree with both of these. Smile

and also your comments on "real" names. All names were made up at some point. How did Adam come up with Eve? Maybe Noah's parents thought he was crazy for naming his kid Ham, maybe not. Smile At some point someone saw something in nature and named their kid after it, even thousands of years ago, etc. I could go on and on. Smile

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I do like Ryker though. Smile I think it is a cute name, but maybe you both need to scrap your lists and start over? Smile Good luck!

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I see after all the debate, you went with something else entirely.

Welcome Peyton Lee!

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"brookie13" wrote:

Comments like this drive me INSANE.

Who are you to decide what makes a name a "real" name? Naming styles change and fluctuate based on the times. There is no possible way that you can know the validity of every name from every part of the world, with different languages, ethnicities and naming trends for that area. just because a parent isn't choosing what it's considered a classic or old fashioned name does not mean the are making them up. Consult a name book, these will BOTH be listed, does that make the author incorrect?

Unless you are the leading scholar on names and naming trends your "at least it's a real name" comments, which I have seen on numerous occasions on other posts, are just plain rude.

I'm sorry to the OP, forgive me for threadjacking but I'm sick of the rude comments. Especially when the validity of names was not questioned.

Obviously it does drive you insane. Fake names drive me insane. Why is what you say, complete with ALL CAPS BECAUSE YOU WANT TO YELL okay and not what I say? If someone is posting on here asking for advice, then I will give them advice. My advice is not to make up a name, not to change the spelling so it is Yuneeq, but to give a child a name that might be rare but is tried and true, from any culture or language as long as it is authentic. If someone doesn't want that advice they can either not ask for advice in the first place or just ignore me. I didn't call names, I suggested another name in keeping with their original style.

It was admitted that this was a made-up name, I suggested a name that isn't made-up. How is that any more rude than your rant?