Just out of interest. Mylo?

(27 Posts)
CrapBag Tue 25-Jun-13 10:58:02

Not me. I'm not pregnant.

Wondering on other views.

Elquota Wed 26-Jun-13 20:15:46

I like Milo with an i.

FeegleFion Wed 26-Jun-13 15:33:49

I have a friend whose 2 year old is Mylo. He's lovely grin

I like it.

dimdommilpot Wed 26-Jun-13 15:30:35

I have a cat milo, he's grey and fluffy and very cute.
I do like it for humans as well though, just automatically think of the cat when i hear it.

HormonalHousewife Wed 26-Jun-13 13:31:32

I am old and remember Ricky lake who calling her son Mylo 16 years ago. Then at the same time the tweenies started.

commsgirl Wed 26-Jun-13 13:27:05

My dog's called Milo so that's the immediate connotation for me. Objectively I like it though'

MsJupiterJones Tue 25-Jun-13 22:35:03

'Motherfuckers gonna drop the pressure...'

Anyone?

CrapBag Tue 25-Jun-13 20:43:47

I actually don't know the spelling. I assumed the name was spelt Mylo but I think I may be wrong on that one. The Milo is the way the dogs name is spelt. To me the name is close relatives dog (very sorry to all who have or know a Milo but its the only way I know the name, until the tweenies link was pointed out).

"it's somewhat on the pretentious side for me and I'd definitely assume a middle-class background."

This really made me grin. If you saw the parent that I know, this is not, in any way shape or form, how you would describe him!!!!!! Ever. Ever, ever.

Ham69 Tue 25-Jun-13 19:42:20

I met a lovely Mylo (spelt that way too) last year. His mum was great too so have good connotations. I like it a lot. Wouldn't be at all bothered about the Australian drink. Ned seems to go down well on here and that has a far worse meaning (in Scotland) than a drink!

Ragusa Tue 25-Jun-13 19:10:56

You would have to hope they never moved to aus. It (well, Milo at least) would be like calling a child Ovaltine here smile

niffernaffer Tue 25-Jun-13 19:08:12

Mylo is our next door neighbour (short for Myles). Me me think of an australian soap character. He is a nice guy, nonetheless.

Rhubarbgarden Tue 25-Jun-13 17:58:31

Makes me think of the underwear brand, although that's Myla.

AllegraLilac Tue 25-Jun-13 16:54:43

Mylo Xyloto?

Sarahplane Tue 25-Jun-13 16:44:53

Reminds me too much of the tweenies so no.

Thesebootsweremadeforwalking Tue 25-Jun-13 16:38:44

Tweenies. Not necessarily a bad thing though?

ISeeSmallPeople Tue 25-Jun-13 16:33:28

Chocolate drinking powder.

rockybalboa Tue 25-Jun-13 16:30:57

I've got Milo on our list. Not sure DH is that keen though. May be a tad too 'out there' for us. Not too fussed about the Tweenies thing though, doesn't stop people naming their little girls Bella.

SleepyCatOnTheMat Tue 25-Jun-13 13:35:19

Milo...it's ok. To be honest, it's somewhat on the pretentious side for me and I'd definitely assume a middle-class background.

Littlecherublegs Tue 25-Jun-13 11:49:10

Not keen on Milo - certainly wouldnt spell it Mylo.
Though both are much much better than C/Kalamari!!!!!!!

tungthai Tue 25-Jun-13 11:37:25

Milo or Miles are both lovely. Not keen on Mylo.

I was in a cafe the other day and there was a little boy called Calamari or possibly Kalamari?

I'm not one to judge names usually but I did raise an eyebrow at that one!

ovenbun Tue 25-Jun-13 11:32:17

I like the name, but the tv connotations put me off xx

CrapBag Tue 25-Jun-13 11:19:06

I just know someone who has called their DS this (and I know MN don't like this word but there is no other way-the dad is an absolute chav).

I have never heard of a child being called this. However there is a family member with a dog of this name!

flowery Tue 25-Jun-13 11:03:13

Milo. DS2's name so I like it obviously. But not spelled with a 'y'.

TheEarlOf Tue 25-Jun-13 11:01:47

I prefer Milo but the name is nice

CrapBag Tue 25-Jun-13 11:00:59

burberry grin I hadn't even thought of that!!

We may go for Milo. I like it, different but not too left field.

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