IYO what are the Mumsnet 'Favourite' Names

(99 Posts)
farmersdaughter Tue 14-May-13 20:16:07

Just really interested to see what every thinks they are!

twinklestar2 Tue 14-May-13 20:36:35

Beatrice

twinklestar2 Tue 14-May-13 20:40:36

Kit for a boy

Florence

MolotovCocktail Tue 14-May-13 20:57:28

Aurelia, Juno, Audrey, Kit, Arlo.

farmersdaughter Tue 14-May-13 20:57:42

Beatrice I'd forgotten that one!

MolotovCocktail Tue 14-May-13 20:58:22

Personally, I'm so un-MN with names, btw!! grin

farmersdaughter Tue 14-May-13 20:59:06

Somewhat disappointed to see 4 names we have down for future DC's popping up inc Juno angrygrin

MortifiedAdams Tue 14-May-13 20:59:59

Benedict
Jasper

Aurelia
Xanthe

farmersdaughter Tue 14-May-13 21:02:26

Mol I'm with you completely.
DD was going to be Kit, DH pick it 3 years ago. I seem to like names and then they get super popular, well on MN's at least wink

Always wanted a Matilda, and now....!

Cravingdairy Tue 14-May-13 21:07:22

Theo
Thea

Decoy Tue 14-May-13 21:18:29

Hector
Sebastian
Xavier
Monty
Stanley
Orlando
Kit
Atticus
Maxwell
Hugo
Orson
Noah
Elijah
Reuben
Quentin
Ptolemy
Tobias
Luca

Tabitha
Xanthe
Cordelia
Sylvie
Martha
Harriet
Olive
India
Seren
Cerys
Matilda
Claudia
Agatha
Agnes
Freya
Primrose
Jemima
Isla

twinklestar2 Tue 14-May-13 23:22:51

AKA boring, old fashioned names

CheesyPoofs Tue 14-May-13 23:28:39

Clementine

squoosh Tue 14-May-13 23:47:42

Florenczzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Beatricezzzzzzzzzzzz

And don't forget the King & Queen of Mumsnet names.................

PTOLEMY and PERSEPHONE.

itsnothingoriginal Wed 15-May-13 10:38:57

A good MN sibling combo would be along the lines of Ottillie for a girl and Atticus for a boy grin

I have to be honest and say that on the whole, MNetters are the the ultimate purveyors of taste when it comes to baby names!

peanutMD Wed 15-May-13 10:42:18

normally something rediculously old fashioned and fugly to those who are not eccentric middle class types, but it takes all sorts grin

dopeysheep Wed 15-May-13 10:44:31

Martha and Arthur.
And Elodie.

squoosh Wed 15-May-13 10:45:27

This is the only place in the world where I've seen 'Beryl? Lovely name'.

EcoRI Wed 15-May-13 10:48:43

Oscar and Felix. Both nice names but a bit yawntastic these days.

Catlike Wed 15-May-13 19:26:39

normally something rediculously old fashioned and fugly to those who are not eccentric middle class types

It's interesting that you don't have a problem saying that you see middle class names as "rediculously old fashioned and fugly" peanut.

Tbh that's the reaction I'd expect from most working class people I know (that includes my own and DH's extended families before anyone accuses me of hateful stereotyping btw).

No compunction about saying how awful the offending name sounds to their ears and often a comment about how "posh" it is as if that is automatically a bad thing. Poshness tends to be openly mocked among the working classes. Not a bad thing or a big deal! It just reflects that different demographics do tend to have very different tastes.

Yet it's completely unacceptable to say on mumsnet that you don't like obviously working class names like Jayden/Brayden/Kayden etc. Even if they are completely at odds with your own idea of what's aesthetically pleasing - which is to be expected if "fugly" names like Hector and Aurelia are more your cup of tea.

farmersdaughter Wed 15-May-13 19:28:58

Fugly...biscuit

usualsuspect Wed 15-May-13 19:34:48

It's always been the norm to ridicule Names like Jayden etc on MN

usualsuspect Wed 15-May-13 19:37:48

And lol at Beryl, that is one fugly name.

Mabel and Duncan

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