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Allthatglitters789 Thu 23-May-13 09:30:33

The names Reece and Jordan?

ThingummyBob Thu 23-May-13 09:31:41

Let me be first grin

They are both lovely imho.

IAteTheCake Thu 23-May-13 09:34:34

neither are my cup of tea...but perfectly ok...

MrsApplepants Thu 23-May-13 09:46:54

I don't like either, but perfectly fine ( ie not ridiculous) names

Eskino Thu 23-May-13 09:48:26

Not really. I'd prefer the Rhys spelling if I had to choose. Jordan is Katie Price. Sorry

Not really keen TBH

Jordan is objectively nice but tainted by association nowadays, IMHO.

Reece/Reese/Rhys has less of the negative associations, but not my style really.

DonDrapersAltrEgoBigglesDraper Thu 23-May-13 09:56:23

Neither my style, but not awful.

JojoMags Thu 23-May-13 10:04:06

Rhys is OK. Reece and Jordan awful. Isn't Reece some kind of American peanut confectionary?

Allthatglitters789 Thu 23-May-13 10:13:35

Reese's is the American confectionary.

rachel234 Thu 23-May-13 10:23:57

Not my taste, but that shouldn't really matter. Thankfully we all have different tastes - makes life more interesting!

ThingummyBob Thu 23-May-13 10:27:06

I like Reece (as in Witherspoon) but would use Rhys for a boy.

Jordan is either girl or boy for me, and would imagine that Jordan the <<ahem>> model will be long gone from our collective memory by the time a baby born now is an adult!

Littlecherublegs Thu 23-May-13 10:29:02

Like Rhys for a boy, but not Jordan.
Neither for a girl.

notso Thu 23-May-13 10:42:28

Are the names for a DD or DS?

I wouldn't use either for a girl.

For a boy I think Reece is fine, but a bit boring.
I think it's a bit daft to use the Rhys spelling if you don't speak welsh as it won't be pronounced properly.
Don't like Jordan, never have done from NKOTB days.

TiggerWearsATriteSmile Thu 23-May-13 10:43:16

What Littlecherub said ^

LaRegina Thu 23-May-13 10:46:44

Reece reminds me of Peanut Butter Cups, so all good smile

Jordan not so good - unfortunately Katie Price has tainted that name forever IMO.

OwlLady Thu 23-May-13 10:50:09

Rhys

Onesleeptillwembley Thu 23-May-13 10:54:19

Neither to my taste, but do agree it should be Rhys.

cantbloodywellchoose Thu 23-May-13 10:55:11

Not keen on either for boy or girl, sorry.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Thu 23-May-13 11:40:57

For girl or boy I like them. Reece has the edge.

miffybun73 Thu 23-May-13 12:16:22

Not very keen, but not awful.

It's just that out of all the 100s of possible names I wouldn't choose those two.

everlong Thu 23-May-13 14:17:50

A bit dated now.

evamummy Thu 23-May-13 15:10:29

Not names that I would choose.

DribbleWiper Thu 23-May-13 15:34:32

Rhys - okay if you're Welsh.

Jordan - quite a common teenage name, although there was a 3-year-old in the doctor's the other day. Sorry, but I've met a LOT of teenaged boys with this name and (except in one case), they didn't make me associate good things with it.

Cameron? Joshua? Euan? Ryan? Hayden?

TenthMuse Thu 23-May-13 15:54:51

Neither are my style. Prefer spelling Rhys, but wouldn't use either personally.

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