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DH and I had trouble agreeing on a name so when we found one that we were both about 85% on we decided to go with that. We were so sure with DD's name that I will admit that I am a little less satisfied with this name, but boys names have always been more difficult for us to agree on. I like pretty unconventional names and was really hoping DH would agree to either Atticus or Augustus (Gus) but he wanted much more common names like Ian or Sam. So, in the end we settled on Dean. Neither of us got the name we wanted, but once we decided I told everyone we knew specifically so we wouldn't flip-flop later. Now that I've gotten used to it I like it more and more and I think that once there's a chubby baby face attached to it that I will love it. Plus, I got DH to agree to Augustus as a middle name (it's a family name so he couldn't argue it too much really) so I feel like I got some satisfaction!
Names are really hard and I don't have any good advice except that you may not be 100% on any name, and it may be a compromise in the end but you'll probably end up loving it once it's attached to your baby.
We decided on the name almost 2 months ago. It was difficult for us because we both had different favorites. We went through this long process that was more DH's style of doing things, where we narrowed a large list of names down to 8 we both liked, and then we both ranked them from most to least favorite. Our top picks were different, but we both ranked the name we chose pretty high. Then we wrote out the complete name, repeated it several times out loud, imagined having a daughter with that name, and we were both happy! I figured that if at some point we decided we didn't like it anymore, we still had enough time to change. But we've been saying the name so many times and haven't changed our minds.
Of course people have a different way of doing things. If you're not loving the name you chose, maybe you should keep brainstorming. And maybe you won't have a name until you see your LO for the first time. Nothing wrong with that!
i'm no help, we're in the same boat
H and I just don't have the same taste AT ALL! The hunt is on but with no results yet!
Happy name hunting!