Originally Posted by tiecollector
So many different names and it is hard to comment on anything but English names, however, I don't like the way most asian names sound.
Off the top of my head, the name Carl has never been easy for me to say.
If I have boys I will give them old skool names like Xavier, Montgomery, Frederick. Though for girls I think it would be a bit cruel to give them a name like Gwenovere.
i had a business meeting a few months ago in which every guy in the room, except for yours truly, had a one syllable name. everyone was either a mike, a steve, a todd, a brad, a bob, etc... i'm usually good at remembering people's names, but in this case i was lost.
i don't dislike frederick for being old skool,. i just dislike the sound.
xavier is a great name, but i don't recommend it for your son. it is basque, and unless your son speaks basque, french, or spanish, he will live his life mispronouncing his own name. "zay-vee-er" sounds ugly.