Help me choose a boy name!

Hi Everyone! I’m hoping you can help me choose the perfect name for a little boy. Last name is Hayden and it’s very important that people aren’t confused thinking Hayden is the first name (as I know most times it is.) Please choose your favorite combos from my list! Your favorite in general and your least favorite. I like timeless names but definitely not something too dated sounding and not extremely common. Thank you :slight_smile:

Jake Malcolm Hayden
Jake Joseph Hayden

Jack Joseph Hayden
Jack Malcolm Hayden

Calvin Joseph Hayden

James Joseph Hayden
James Malcolm Hayden

Benjamin Alan Hayden

Callum Rick Hayden
Callum Joseph Hayden

Leo Mac Hayden
Leo Joseph hayden
Leo Van Hayden

Miles Joseph Hayden

Owen Malcom Hayden

Lachlan Joseph Hayden

Caleb Malcom Hayden
Caleb Joseph Hayden

Theo Malcolm Hayden
Theo Joseph Hayden

Jude Malcolm Hayden

Cullen Joseph Hayden
Cullen Malcolm Hayden

Max Joseph Hayden
Max Alan Hayden

Jonah Mac Hayden
Jonah Malcolm Hayden


I love [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_u]Theo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_u]Callum[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] and [name_u]Max[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]! :sparkles:

[name_f]My[/name_f] least favourites are [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Van[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] and [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]!

Good luck! :relaxed:

If you want to avoid people thinking [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] is a first name, I’d probably strike [name_m]Cullen[/name_m] off the list since it can be a surname too :slight_smile:

[name_u]Max[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] and [name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] are my two favourites

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[name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u], [name_u]Theo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u], [name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] and [name_u]Max[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] are my favourites!

[name_f]My[/name_f] least favourites are [name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] and [name_m]Cullen[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m], just not my cup of tea (but perfectly lovely names). I do agree with the above comment about [name_m]Cullen[/name_m] being a surname too, so perhaps that’s something to consider.

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Wow I never even thought or [name_m]Cullen[/name_m] being a last name! Noted. Thanks!

[name_f]My[/name_f] favourites are [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] and [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u].

I’m not a huge fan of [name_m]Cullen[/name_m], [name_m]Calvin[/name_m], [name_m]Lachlan[/name_m], [name_m]Jake[/name_m] and [name_u]Jack[/name_u]. Let’s say my least fave combo is [name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u].

Good luck!

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miles joseph hayden is so handsome!

i also really like:

jude malcolm hayden
max joseph hayden
jack joseph hayden

these have the best flow, imo :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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So many nice choices and being you’d like suggestions to narrow it down, for flow and sound with last name I prefer a one syllable first and a fn not ending with ‘n’. Being [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] has long ‘a’ sound a first with a different sound sounds nice (eg. [name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] rhymes a little). Favourites are…

[name_u]Max[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Theo[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]

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[name_f]My[/name_f] favorite is [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]. I also love [name_m]Calvin[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] and [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u].

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[name_f]My[/name_f] picks from your list would be:

[name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Owen[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_m]Lachlan[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]

[name_f]My[/name_f] least favorites:

[name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] (repeating sounds)
[name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] (repeating sounds)
[name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_m]Mac[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] (too nicknamey imo!)
[name_m]Cullen[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] (surname first)
[name_m]Cullen[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] (surname first)

[name_f]My[/name_f] overall pick would be: [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] based on flow and feel. All the names (first, middle, & last) are distinct in sound to me. [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] has that cool vintage feel, and I don’t see it brought up a bunch! The nicknames Jo/Joe, [name_u]Joey[/name_u], [name_u]Mal[/name_u], and [name_m]Mac[/name_m] are also available to use there.

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Your names are stunning. I really like ;

[name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] ( this one is my favourites! I can totally see a sports announcer say [name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]. It seems like the perfect boy next door name)

[name_u]James[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] ( [name_u]James[/name_u] is handsome sturdy and has never really left a top 10. [name_u]James[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] has great flow and I don’t think you would run into the fn/ln confusion)

[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] [name_m]Allan[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] ( [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] is one of my longest time loves, that I can’t use ! So I love seeing it. It’s an established first name so I don’t think you will run into the first name last name confusion)

[name_u]Callum[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] ( I don’t love the flow but [name_u]Callum[/name_u] is such an underrated handsome name)

[name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] ( I am swooning over [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] lately! )

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[name_f]My[/name_f] favourites are

[name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Malcom[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]

I think for you keeping in mind your concerns about [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] being mistaken as yours sons first name I would go with [name_u]Leo[/name_u] or [name_u]Jonah[/name_u]. Both [name_u]Miles[/name_u] & [name_u]Jude[/name_u] can be seen as surnames whereas [name_u]Leo[/name_u] & [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] feel very distinctive as first names and I do not think you would have that confusion. [name_f]My[/name_f] absolute favourite from [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] & [name_u]Leo[/name_u] would be [name_u]Leo[/name_u]. [name_u]Leo[/name_u] is such a handsome name really vibrant and for me I love the lion association I would have a lion themed nursery and everything :lion:

Good luck

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You have a lot of great options! I like [name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_m]Calvin[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_u]Callum[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_m]Lachlan[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_m]Caleb[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], and [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Van[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Mac[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u].

I think my favorite is [name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]! You could use JJ as a nickname if you wanted. [name_u]Jack[/name_u], as far as I know, isn’t a last name so it would be clear that [name_u]Jack[/name_u] is the first name therefore [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] is the last name.

Least favorite I’m going with [name_u]Theo[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]. [name_u]Theo[/name_u] feels more like a nickname to me than a full name. [name_m]Theodore[/name_m] also is getting super popular right now so it’s a little too trendy for my taste.

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[name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Mac[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] is so cute!

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Favorites in order:

  1. [name_u]James[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
  2. [name_u]Max[/name_u] [name_m]Alan[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
  3. [name_u]Theo[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
  4. [name_m]Caleb[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]

[name_f]My[/name_f] least favorites would be: [name_m]Lachlan[/name_m] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] and [name_m]Cullen[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u].

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I really like the [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_m]Mac[/name_m] combo and the [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] combo!

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[name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Callum[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]
[name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]

[name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] would be my top pick

Least favourite
[name_m]Cullen[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]

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[name_m]Hi[/name_m] there.

Here are my thoughts-

Jake-I think that [name_m]Jake[/name_m] has a cool vibe, but I really do find it too nick-namey on its own. It feels like it needs to be a nn for [name_m]Jacob[/name_m]. Which I find super handsome personally. [name_m]Jacob[/name_m] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] is pretty good. I don’t love the flow of [name_m]Jake[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] that much, because of the repeating long ‘a’ sounds. Probably not a big deal.

Jack-This feels more like it works as a full name than [name_m]Jake[/name_m]. It’s charming & fun & timeless & sounds great w/your ln. It’s pretty popular; especially if you add in all of the Jacksons. [name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] sounds really nice.

Calvin-This is really cute & quirky & old fashioned but feels fresh. I love the nn [name_u]Cal[/name_u] mostly. I don’t love how CalviN HaydeN sounds, but it’s not awful.

James-This is a another nice timeless classic. [name_u]James[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] isn’t as good as [name_u]Jack[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u], but it’s not a problem. It’s pretty common, but for a good reason.

Benjamin-This has the same ‘n’ issue as [name_m]Calvin[/name_m], but it’s a great name. Fairly common, but for a good reason. I think that [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] flows better than [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] [name_m]Alan[/name_m].

Callum-I love [name_u]Callum[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u]. Very handsome & sounds much better w/your ln than [name_m]Calvin[/name_m]. A bit softer & also a kind of sporty than [name_m]Calvin[/name_m]. I like [name_m]Calum[/name_m] more, but [name_u]Callum[/name_u] is more popular.

Leo-This is cute & quirky & simple & vintage. I wouldn’t say that it’s trendy since it’s an old fashioned name, but it is getting popular really fast. So, I don’t know. Fun name though, & [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] sounds awesome.

Miles-This one is kind of like [name_u]Leo[/name_u]. It’s old fashioned, but I’m suddenly hearing it everywhere. I’m not a huge fan for some reason, but it’s a nice name & [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] sounds good.

Owen-Very sweet & kind & slightly outdoorsy name. I like it a lot. It’s a bit popular, but not too bad. [name_u]Owen[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] is very handsome, even though [name_u]Owen[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] doesn’t flow perfectly.

Lachlan-Same ‘n’ issue, but I’m starting to think that that doesn’t bother you. It gives me a similar vibe as [name_u]Owen[/name_u], but less popular.

Caleb-I don’t love this w/your ln, but it’s fine. It’s a name that I should like, but it doesn’t excite me that much.

Theo-Same feelings here as [name_u]Leo[/name_u]. Although I prefer it as a nn for [name_m]Theodore[/name_m].

Jude-Ooh, I love [name_u]Jude[/name_u]. [name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] is gorgeous.

Cullen-I really like this in theory, but it’s a little hard to say. I think that people will just mistake it for [name_m]Colin[/name_m] a lot.

Max-I love [name_u]Max[/name_u]. It’s really punchy yet classic. Kind of popular, but for a good reason. [name_u]Max[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] sounds perfect.

Jonah-I like this. It’s sweet & kind & sounds strong at the same time. [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] sounds nicer in my opinion.

To answer your question, my favorite in general is probably [name_u]Jude[/name_u]. But [name_u]Max[/name_u] is my favorite that also sounds good w/your ln. [name_f]My[/name_f] least favorite is [name_u]Miles[/name_u], but I don’t dislike it that much.

[name_f]Hope[/name_f] this helps. :slight_smile:

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I personally know people with the last name [name_u]James[/name_u], [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] and [name_m]Lachlan[/name_m]! [name_u]Love[/name_u] [name_u]Leo[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]!

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my favs are:
[name_u]Jude[/name_u] [name_m]Malcolm[/name_m] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u] & [name_u]Miles[/name_u] [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] [name_u]Hayden[/name_u]!
they would fit perfectly as a sibset :heart_eyes: both timeless names and not extremely common! plus both combos flow great

i feel like [name_u]James[/name_u], [name_m]Jake[/name_m], [name_u]Jack[/name_u], [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u], [name_u]Max[/name_u], [name_u]Theo[/name_u] & [name_u]Leo[/name_u] are way more common (although i love [name_u]Jack[/name_u] & Leo)
and im personally not a fan of [name_u]Callum[/name_u], [name_m]Calvin[/name_m], [name_m]Caleb[/name_m], [name_m]Cullen[/name_m] & [name_u]Owen[/name_u]

[name_m]Lachlan[/name_m] & [name_u]Jonah[/name_u] are also very handsome! but im
not sure about how they fit with their middles

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