I went to Liverpool today and a woman was asking me what my baby was called, so I told her his name is Osian, she had never heard of the name but said she thought it was a lovely name and thinks he will be a filmstar!
Choosing your childs name is obviously a big decision. I found it hard to find a name that I liked but once I thought of the name Osian it just seemed to stick.
I had the name Oscar in my head for a while but it didn't feel right like the right name for my baby, and didn't even mention it as an option, but then the name Osian popped into my head one day and I mentioned it to Osian's Dad and he wasn't keen on it. But then I mentioned it again a few weeks later and he really liked it. I was so happy he liked it too. Before I thought of Osian I did quite like the name Alex, I think this is because my dads middle name is Alexander and my Grandad was also called Alexander. I think it would have been nice to have these reasons behind a name. I think it's nice when babies are named after family members. Osian's middle name is Wyn, which is a family name in Osian's Dad's family.
We then went to look at what the name ment it came up with 3 different things, one was that the name ment 'little deer' the other was that it was derived from an Irish poet and the last thing that it translates to 'with great power, comes great responsibility'
I dont think we would have gone against the name due to what it mean but I think it is nice that his name has a nice meaning.
Found out a few weeks later than Osian's cousin was going to be called Osian if she had been a boy, which I thought was nice.
If your stuck on deciding your childs name whilst you're expecting, then you can buy a baby name book, which are quite cheap on amazon, search the internet for baby names, or there are lots of different apps you can download for your phone/tablet and you can easily browse through anytime.
What are your child/childrens names? How did you choose their names?