Jayden Lee or Mason ??

(229 Posts)
charr18 Tue 25-Mar-14 08:25:21

Hi this is my first baby and I've been unsure on names since day 1!!

These two have stuck with me for a while all though I do keep going on and off both! I don't have a middle name for Mason yet, as I can't think of any, so ideas are welcome!

But I do like it and Jayden Lee isn't a double barrelled name or anything he'll just be called Jayden, but I just like the sound of lee with it smile

What do you think, I wasn't too sure if these were 'chavvy' or 'common' names !

TheAwfulDaughter Tue 25-Mar-14 08:27:25

Mason is much nicer than Jayden.

CoilRegret Tue 25-Mar-14 08:27:58

You could amalgamate them to Jason?

DrankSangriaInThePark Tue 25-Mar-14 08:28:22

Truth?

Both will be considered "chavvy" or "common" by some people.

I prefer Jayden. I don't like Mason at all at all. I would have a different middle name I think though, as Lee as a middle name always makes me think of rockstar guitarists with too much hair and eyeliner!

TheBeautifulVisit Tue 25-Mar-14 08:32:52

Which sounds better depends on his surname.

It's worth bearing in mind that they are names that might not stand the test of time very well.

stuckindamiddle Tue 25-Mar-14 08:37:03

I don't like either sorry. They will also date badly and become the Colin / Keith / Lesley of the future.

stuckindamiddle Tue 25-Mar-14 08:37:44

OTOH I do like Jay, just that.

SpecialAgentFreyPie Tue 25-Mar-14 08:38:35

I like Jayden, Jay is a lovely nickname.

princessalbert Tue 25-Mar-14 08:38:51

I don't like either of them.

Jay/Jai is okay.

CookieLady Tue 25-Mar-14 08:40:40

Not Jayden.

Vatta Tue 25-Mar-14 08:40:58

Sorry, but honestly Jayden is a very chavvy (I hate that word but don't know how else to put it!) name.

Mason is much better of the two.

vichill Tue 25-Mar-14 08:41:44

Mason is better than Jayden. It's sad but a boy called Jayden Lee will get judged harshly by the katie Hopkins of the world.

everlong Tue 25-Mar-14 08:43:37

You wasn't sure if these names were chivvy or common.
Strange thing to say.
Anyone would think you'd just started this thread for a reaction/argument wink

Oh wait....

LineRunner Tue 25-Mar-14 08:43:43

James is a lovely name.

mrssmith79 Tue 25-Mar-14 08:44:22

Mason is OK, Jayden Lee looks like it should be followed by Clampet ( sorry). What about Hayden or Aidan?

BeaWheesht Tue 25-Mar-14 08:57:34

I think they're lovely, not chavvy at all. In fact I suspect he will grow up to be a high court judge just because of his name.

I like Mason (but then I generally like surname names) as it sounds cute for a little boy, but also strong. Jayden? I know two people with this name, both spelt Jaiden. I like the nickname JJ/JayJay but am not a fan of the name as a whole, it's fairly popular where I live at least, so I can see a lot of people do like it.

sebsmummy1 Tue 25-Mar-14 09:05:40

I like Jay!

hunreeeal Tue 25-Mar-14 09:06:16

Mason

Descalzada Tue 25-Mar-14 09:06:24

Jason

Turquoisetamborine Tue 25-Mar-14 09:14:54

I wouldn't touch either of those names with a barge pole, sorry but if you like them that's all that matters.

justasmallone Tue 25-Mar-14 09:16:42

If you like that use them but sorry i think they will scream chav to most people

Tea1Sugar Tue 25-Mar-14 09:47:30

Neither. Jason at a push.

wigglesrock Tue 25-Mar-14 10:10:37

I always think of Jayden as a girls name.

I know a couple of Jays not shortened from anything.

Mason leaves me a bit cold. I quite like Jason - you don't hear it so much any more.

Theonlyoneiknow Tue 25-Mar-14 10:13:30

Yawn if YOU like them use them. MN opinion doesnt matter, You are only getting a niche opinion.

I like both names FWIW but prefer Jayden to Mason

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