2.07.2008

Preston or Sawyer?

These are the two names that I am considering for our new little baby boy. I am really torn! I like the name Preston, but it starts with a "P" and we really want to get away from the "P" names (Payton, Parker, Preston?!?) It's a little bit too cheesy for us. We never intended to go down the "P" path, but it just happened because we really liked the name Parker. Anyway, I really like the name Sawyer, but Tim does not. He thinks it's too "country." I really like the name and it solves our "P" dilemma. I would really like to get your opinions. Please keep in mind that no matter what your opinions are we will probably be naming our child one of these names so be gentle. Also, please note that Tim is not even considering the name "Sawyer" at this point so I'm hoping that maybe some of your opinions will help persuade him or me either way. Any other name suggestions are welcome!

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

anything but Sawyer I concur with Tim

lindsey said...

My friend has a little girl named Sawyer. Something to think about. But these days boys and girls share all kinds of names.

Reeses Pieces said...

I like Preston more, but I think they're both cute. I kinda like the "P" thing. I don't think it's cheesy! Good luck persuading Tim. We had that problem with Carson, but I obviously won. Yay for Mom's.

The Jones' said...

So I am going to have to vote one on Britts side. Since I am into more unique names myself, I kind of like Sawyer. I think you guys can pull off Sawyer with a boy. But I guess Preston is a good second. And what does the Jones family need??... another P name!? If you do end up with Preston, just keep in mind you might have to continue the P thing or the younger siblings might think something is wrong with them!

Andi Wright said...

I asked Ashton because he is very good at making these kind of decisions!! He was the one that helped us decide on Brice's name...so if you don't like her name then don't listen to Ashton's advice! He picked the name Preston. As for me, I like either one. I am all for different names...ones that aren't common anyway. But, I just want to say that he may wonder why he didn't end up with a "P" name and his older brothers did. I am sure that he will get over it though and not be too mad!! Out of the two names my first choice would be Preston. Whatever happened to the name Drew? You had that name before Parker was born. I still like that one! Good luck deciding, Brice wasn't named until the day after she was born!

Anonymous said...

Just be glad you have a choice in picking a Genders name I can't find out until April.
By the way I am Anonymous at the top.

D and K Gibson said...

I like Preston, Sawyer is cute, but it doesn't seem to 'go' with the other boys names. I am not saying that just because it starts with 's' and not 'p'. Siblings names need to go together. Say their names all together and see which seems more comfortable.

Jordan, Melissa and Family said...

I like Preston and Sawyer, but I think I would go with Preston. I picture a cute kid or a smart man with that name. Sawyer seems a little trendy,(However I once considered it for one of my kids.) If you have a girl next you don't have to continue with the p names, but if you have another boy, I would feel the pressure to continue the tradition.
ps- Jordan doesn't like Sawyer either.

KRiB said...

A. Tim will have ultimate say as he is blessing the littel guy.

B. Dexter!

C. If you name him Sawyer I will nickname him something else - wait, I'll do that anyway.

D. TMI (Not too much information this time: too much input)

E. Dex!

Angie said...

I like Preston, but will you be able to get a jersey like your other boys? Just a thought! :)

Patty said...

Preston is my vote!

Laura said...

I know you probably don't care what I think, but I was snooping on your blog. Hehe. I hope you don't mind. This is Laura Jansson, Mahina's sister in law. Sawyer is cute, but I really like the name Preston. Like somebody else said, it sounds "smart" I think. And, he might wonder why he's not a "P" like his brothers is he's Sawyer. Good luck! Maybe you'd have a better time coming up with a totally different name! :)Any way you go, I'm sure it will suit this little boy just fine! :) Hope you don't mind my snooping!

Anonymous said...

I think Pierce. Was that an option? Because that way you could get three basketball jersies. That would be pretty awesome. There are not any players with the last name Sawyer or Preston. However you can make custom jersey with any name on it you want. So there you go pick whatever you want.

Eric

Paul, Courtney & Logan said...

Sawyer is way cute!!! Paul and I had a red hair demon boy "Preston" in nursery when we were first married so I can not support Preston.

The Knights said...

I think you should go Sawyer. I know it sounds country, but cowboys are hot! but maybe I am the only one that thinks that! hee hee. I actually like preston too, but I get what you are saying with the "P" thing kind of cheesy, but still ok. My only thing is, if you have another kid after this one and don't go with "P" name after naming this one preston then it will look out of place right?

Anonymous said...

Wow...I love how many people have responded. I really like the name Sawyer, but all I can think about is the guy on LOST. I think Preston is cute but I'd be worried about a 4th boy...however there are lots of other cute P boy names if you needed to stick with P's (like Phinneaus :). Good luck. Either will be great because you guys have cute kids.
-Camille