Book or House for a boy?

(18 Posts)
MistyB Thu 16-May-13 13:37:48

What would your children like to have been called if they had the choice? These were the suggestion of my DS who is 4.

Britchic Thu 16-May-13 14:28:58

My then 5 year old announced that he wanted to change his name to... Taxi...!!

YoniOno Thu 16-May-13 14:29:59

Probably Banana, but he's only 18mo. Love Book! grin

MrsBungle Thu 16-May-13 14:40:25

Toucan or palm tree were the two suggestions from my 3yo dd to name out baby ds!

GreenShadow England Thu 16-May-13 15:04:28

I can top Book or House.

When I was expecting DS3, the older two boys came up with either 'Purple Jetski' or 'Armbandsie'.

hurricanewyn Thu 16-May-13 15:07:49

DD would like to be Janice, because it's so exotic

CrowsLanding Thu 16-May-13 15:11:40

My db2 was infuriated when db3 was born and my dm would not call him George of the Jungle hmm took him years to get over it grin

TheSlug Thu 16-May-13 15:24:26

my 4yo db wanted to call our baby brother uncle duck. (massively outing myself here) his friend of the same age suggested Jesus.

raisah Thu 16-May-13 21:52:10

My ds (4) has renamed my dd (2) fluffy carrot and she has renamed him quack quack.

BeanoNoir Thu 16-May-13 21:54:32

Dd wants ds to be called 'park' when he arrives

itsnothingoriginal Thu 16-May-13 21:57:45

DD (6) has stopped answering to her name and insists that she's called 'Rose'. Oh dear - I think we may have trouble in store with her grin

DS wants to be called Wolverine hmm

cookiewuk Thu 16-May-13 21:58:39

Ds wants us to call our soon to arrive dd parsnip!

ProtegeMoi Thu 16-May-13 21:59:27

DS would like to be called box and when asked about a name for new baby sister he suggested either baby or sister.

Considering he has a hamster called hamster and a fish called fish I shouldn't have expected much else.

ginmakesitallok Thu 16-May-13 21:59:31

DD1 wanted us to call DD2 "lovely"

happyhorse Thu 16-May-13 22:02:41

DS has given himself the middle names Penguin Acrobat.

titchy Thu 16-May-13 22:03:47

Ds when he was 4 wanted to change his name to Simon hmm

Slavetothechild Fri 17-May-13 09:10:53

One of our son spent a summer insisting he was called Amy !!!! He also dressed in his sisters clothes , he's now in his 20s and show no tendencies to cross dress or have a sex change! It was an odd summer to say the least smile

MadBusLady Fri 17-May-13 09:30:28

grin at "Penguin Acrobat".

I get the impression that's quite common Slave. Remember my brother going through a dresses stage too. I think it's just trying out the other gender's behaviour. Probably girls do it too but we don't notice as much.

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