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    Default Same name as cousin a bad idea?

    When I fell pregnant we made a deal that if it was a girl I can choose the name and if its a boy my husband can decide... Turns out we're having a beautiful little boy but the thing is my husband wants to call him Daniel even though we both have cousins named Daniel! When I think about different names to suggest to him I can't get passed Daniel, it just feels right like its meant to be but not sure whether we can call him that or not?

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    Default Same name as cousin a bad idea?

    Of course you can! My nephew is James and so is my nieces baby, and also the same niece has a stepbrother who is jamie...

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    how often do you see your cousins? and besides if it feels right go for it!!

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    why not?! we have 4 immediate gabriel's in the family. LOL.

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    I think it's a lovely idea.

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    Default Same name as cousin a bad idea?

    If it feels right then do it

    Unless you literally saw the cousins very regularly, I can't see a problem.

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    Default Re: Same name as cousin a bad idea?

    I don't really know many of my cousins, but understand not all families are as seperate as ours is. I would do it.. If u like the name why not?

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    Go for it! I named my DD almost exactly the same name as one of my cousins, and there hasn't been a problem at all.

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    Default Same name as cousin a bad idea?

    DS1 has the same name as one of my cousins and DS2 was very nearly named after another cousin - they're brothers. That was a bit weird for me which put me off. But I actually don't see a problem with it.

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    Default Same name as cousin a bad idea?

    My rule is, if they don't live in the same house then any name goes.
    Exception is naming a son or daughter after a parent then same name is cool too.


 

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