What would your parents have named you if you were a boy?

(147 Posts)
MrsMongoose Tue 10-Sep-13 23:19:52

Or a girl, if you're a man!

I'd have been Ross Lewis Surname.

Cheerymum Tue 10-Sep-13 23:20:31

I would have been Hugh.

cherrycherry41 Tue 10-Sep-13 23:44:25

Jake

Justinepants Tue 10-Sep-13 23:46:31

Knickerless - so glad I wasn't.

josiejay Tue 10-Sep-13 23:46:38

John-Paul, after the Pope. I would have been one of about 4 in my class (Catholic school).

NotAnotherPackedLunch Tue 10-Sep-13 23:46:44

Rory

Richard Paul Surname

NothinToSeeHere Tue 10-Sep-13 23:51:28

Rory

butterflyflyaway Tue 10-Sep-13 23:53:06

Dominic confused

Ragusa Tue 10-Sep-13 23:53:33

Gareth. Seems odd to think that Gareth Surname could have been me grin

squoosh Wed 11-Sep-13 00:02:39

I would have been Ross too.

Jake

twentyfourcarat Wed 11-Sep-13 00:38:37

Miles... and would have been alliterative

iowastate196 Wed 11-Sep-13 00:53:07

Brendan

DanceLikeJohnTravoltaNow Wed 11-Sep-13 00:55:24

Rufus

ABumDance Wed 11-Sep-13 01:04:04

The same name. My parents liked the name from a song so chose to use it no matter what.

SmallBee Wed 11-Sep-13 03:20:40

Rory Simon

Shesparkles Wed 11-Sep-13 03:32:36

I would have been Robbie

Ross (mums a poldark fan)

LillyNotOfTheValley Wed 11-Sep-13 03:52:58

Probably Laszlo Vincent Henry Theophilius. DM brought this up when I had DS..

sleepywombat Wed 11-Sep-13 04:07:50

Leopold

Philip. which is my dh name so she got it in the end. smile.

3boysgirlontheway Wed 11-Sep-13 04:42:41

Robert John

My brother came along 6 years later and they got to use it then.

picnicbasketcase Wed 11-Sep-13 05:01:56

My parents didn't bother to think up names for if me and my siblings had been the other sex - my DM apparently just 'knew' what we all were. Bit woo.

DumSpiroSpero Wed 11-Sep-13 06:48:50

Martinconfused

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