Ian

(78 Posts)

I know it's a bit old-fashioned, but I really like the name Ian. Short, nice sounding, simple. Is it too old-man though?

treaclesoda Sat 15-Feb-14 10:54:40

I know quite a few Ians, and ultimately its a perfectly ok name. But sadly for me it will be forever tainted by Rev Dr Ian Paisley sad

treaclesoda Sat 15-Feb-14 10:58:27

oh, actually, you know the Olivia children's books, about the family of pigs? Olivia's little brother is called Ian, I remember thinking it was really cute when I read them, as it's an unusual name these days. I know comparing a child's name to a family of pigs sounds like I'm being a total bitch, but I'm not honestly, they're lovely books.

OP if you like it, use it!

Frikadellen Sat 15-Feb-14 14:21:40

I like it a lot and the 3 Ians I know are lovely people (not weasel like at all) for me its the perfect type of name unusual but not weird traditional but not overused..##good choice imo

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