Henry, Peter & ??

We have two wonderful sons named [name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name] and hope to soon complete our family with a third addition. These are a few of the names I’m thinking of…ideally we’d love something not trendy and simply delightfully old and above all else classic, easily pronounced, and easily spelt :slight_smile:

I’d also love to pay tribute to our families which provide the following names. Girls: [name]Kay[/name], [name]Jane[/name], [name]Nancy[/name], [name]Louise[/name], [name]Mae[/name]. Boys: [name]Garnet[/name], [name]Aubrey[/name]. Likely use one as a middle name?!?

[name]Love[/name] to hear your thoughts and other suggestions. What pairs best? What combinations do you like best? [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name] & ???



What lovely names your sons have!

[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], and [name]George[/name] was the first thing that came to mind. My second thought was [name]Edmund[/name] or [name]Edward[/name].

Off your list I love [name]Calvin[/name] with [name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name]. Almost any name off your girls list would work well. My favorites are [name]Cecily[/name], [name]Louisa[/name], and [name]Josephine[/name].

[name]Simon[/name], [name]Gregory[/name], [name]Nathaniel[/name], [name]Lyle[/name], [name]Julian[/name], [name]Vincent[/name], [name]Edmund[/name], [name]Thomas[/name], [name]Eli[/name].
[name]Vera[/name], [name]Lucille[/name], [name]Penelope[/name], [name]Amelia[/name], [name]Sylvia[/name], [name]Bridget[/name], [name]Anna[/name], [name]Evelyn[/name], [name]Beatrix[/name].

[name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name] are great!

From your girl’s list, I think [name]Josephine[/name], [name]Louisa[/name], [name]Cecily[/name], and [name]Cecilia[/name] are all lovely and go very well with [name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name]. [name]Louisa[/name] is one of my favorite names! [name]Constance[/name] is still too frumpy for me, and it doesn’t really compliment [name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name]. [name]Meredith[/name] is way more modern, and has a very harsh sound. I love [name]Susanna[/name], but only spelled this way (and [name]Susannah[/name]).


[name]Susannah[/name] [name]Jane[/name]
[name]Susannah[/name] [name]Louise[/name]
[name]Josephine[/name] [name]Kay[/name]
[name]Josephine[/name] [name]Jane[/name]
[name]Louisa[/name] [name]Jane[/name]
[name]Louisa[/name] [name]Katherine[/name] (to honor [name]Kay[/name])
[name]Louisa[/name] [name]Annabel[/name] (to honor [name]Nancy[/name])
[name]Louisa[/name] [name]Margaret[/name] (to honor [name]Mae[/name])
[name]Cecilia[/name] [name]Mae[/name]
[name]Cecilia[/name] [name]Louise[/name]
[name]Cecily[/name] [name]Anna[/name] (to honor [name]Nancy[/name])
[name]Cecily[/name] [name]Katherine[/name]

What about:


[name]Frederick[/name] is very nice with [name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name]. [name]Theodore[/name] fits better stylistically, but I’m not sure about the repeating R endings. [name]Calvin[/name] is nice but for some reason doesn’t have as much of a classic feel as [name]Henry[/name] and [name]Peter[/name]. All three choices are fine, though.

What about:


[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Declan[/name]
[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Lily[/name] [name]Jane[/name] or [name]Louisa[/name] [name]Mae[/name]

[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name] and [name]Frederick[/name]

[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name] and [name]Louisa[/name] [name]Katherine[/name]

Your sons have gorgeous, regal-sounding names! Here are some complimentary ones I can think of off the top of my head:


[name]Elizabeth[/name] (has so many great nn options!)

the first name that came to mind when I opened this was [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], and [name]Owen[/name]

Of your names:
I like [name]Meredith[/name] and [name]Susana[/name]. The boy names- [name]Frederick[/name] and [name]Calvin[/name] seem to match the style. I think [name]Thedore[/name] feels a bit out of place to me.

[name]Meredith[/name] [name]Kay[/name]
[name]Susana[/name] [name]Louise[/name]
[name]Frederick[/name] [name]Aubrey[/name]
[name]Calvin[/name] ?

I love [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name] and [name]Louisa[/name] or [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name] and [name]Frederick[/name]!

Thank you everyone - we appreciate the feedback and great suggestions!

Ironically one of our mom’s is [name]Kay[/name] and the other [name]Katherine[/name]. So we’re contemplating using [name]Katherine[/name] with nn of [name]Kay[/name]. However if I can convince my hubs I [name]LOVE[/name] [name]Louisa[/name] which also gives a nod to a mom. Is [name]Louisa[/name] [name]Mae[/name] too reminiscent of [name]Louisa[/name] [name]May[/name] [name]Alcott[/name]?

Also, we contemplated [name]Simon[/name] as a few of you have suggested, but we thought the whole biblical [name]Simon[/name] [name]Peter[/name] connection was too much (basically one of the apostles names was [name]Simon[/name] and God renamed him [name]Peter[/name]) What do you think, is it silly to have a [name]Peter[/name] and a [name]Simon[/name] in the same family?

[name]Love[/name] the suggestions of…
[name]Thomas[/name], [name]Louisa[/name] [name]Margaret[/name], [name]Clara[/name]

So any ideas on how to use [name]Aubrey[/name], [name]Garnet[/name] for a boy? These names are sadly unisex now and we really prefer clearly male names. Any suggestions?


Maybe you could just use the first initial from [name]Aubrey[/name] or [name]Garnet[/name]. Or did the family members have any nn or pet names they used? You could always use something else about them, such as a street they lived on, city they were born in, birth month, last name (if diff. from yours) or something along those lines?

[name]Aubrey[/name] - could you use just [name]Rey[/name] as a middlename instead of the full [name]Aubrey[/name]. Or how about [name]Auburn[/name]. Or you could spell it [name]Aubry[/name] or [name]Aubury[/name] as suggested by nameberry. Those seem a bit more masculine.

[name]Garnet[/name] - Maybe shorten to [name]Gary[/name] or change a bit to [name]Garrett[/name]?

[name]How[/name] about [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Oliver[/name]?
Or [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Scarlette[/name]?

Good luck!

[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], and [name]Charlie[/name]! It sounds so perfect.

[name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], and [name]Ruby[/name]?

For a girl, I think… [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Susana[/name] (or [name]Susannah[/name]) sounds wonderful! My second favorite set would be [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Louisa[/name].

For a boy, I like [name]Henry[/name], [name]Peter[/name], & [name]Nicholas[/name]… [name]Edward[/name]… [name]Charles[/name]… or [name]Samuel[/name].