I know it is one of those love it or hate it names but so far it is a name that we both like have liked for the past few months. Half of the family doesn't like it but they got to name their children what names they wanted. My husband is extremely picky with names and has turned down almost every name I threw at him. He'd come up with some historical background to the name on why we shouldn't use it. I don't know where he learns all of this stuff or why he has it stored in his head. I like some of the mythology names but if we use Archer I would like a more traditional name incase he would like to use the middle instead of the first. So far the only middle name we have is Archer William. William is both of our dad's names but we aren't sure about using it yet. We just really don't like the name and that it is so popular. Everyone that doesn't like Archer is wanting us to use William as a first name. His dad would rather we use Archer and my side of the family doesn't hand names down so I'd break the tradition. My husband likes the MN Thane but I think it might be to different especially with an uncommon first name. I'd like to have a couple more middle names to choose from. We had the middle name Steel picked out before we picked a first name and it won't work with Archer cause our last name starts with an S and sounds like story. We have to avoid any S or R middle names cause of the initials and I want to avoid any J names too so we don't get the nickname AJ. Both of our families have a lot of uncles and aunts and they had a lot of children so we want to try to avoid using names already used at least in the last few generations. That knocks a lot of traditional names out. Does anyone know of anyone with the name Archer and did they have any problems with their name? I find the name to be masculine and strong but it might just be me. I forgot to add that we do have a lot of Irish in my side of the family and Scottish in his side. I don't mind using names of those origins.