Thoughts on Romeo?

(34 Posts)
ShippingGoods123 Tue 02-Aug-16 22:30:16

For a boy? Thanks!

NoCapes Tue 02-Aug-16 22:32:17

No

ShippingGoods123 Tue 02-Aug-16 22:36:35

Why?

sonlypuppyfat Tue 02-Aug-16 22:42:09

Because it's stupid that's whygrin

NoCapes Tue 02-Aug-16 22:48:08

Yep what she said grin

MoreGilmoreGirls Tue 02-Aug-16 22:51:20

Well I like it. It's not stupid. If you like it go for it. grin

sonlypuppyfat Tue 02-Aug-16 22:52:44

Yes go for it, give your son a stupid name he'll love it

AfroPuffs Tue 02-Aug-16 22:52:54

If you're Italian, then yes.

marmitecrumpets Tue 02-Aug-16 22:54:00

Love it

MyNewBearTotoro Tue 02-Aug-16 22:56:00

Aside from the obvious Romeo & Juliet connection to me it just makes me think a 'Romeo' is a bit of a stud/ wanted by all the girls, a bit of a player etc. I think that unless your son is guaranteed to be rich/ famous (eg: Romeo Beckham) it could be a hard name to carry off. I could imagine a popular, handsome boy the girls all fancy managing to pull off the name Romeo but for an average boy, a boy who isn't a typical 'lad,' an academic boy etc it might lead to teasing etc.

If you like the Ro sound how about Ronan, Roman, Roland or Rowan? Or if you like the eo how about Leo or Theo?

MoreGilmoreGirls Tue 02-Aug-16 22:59:54

There's no need to be rude, not everyone wants to be called something boring

orangebird69 Tue 02-Aug-16 23:00:34

The Beckhams and one of So Solid Crew. So it's a No from me.

Heratnumber7 Tue 02-Aug-16 23:01:36

No.

VoldysGoneMouldy Tue 02-Aug-16 23:01:58

Horrible.

justdontevenfuckingstart Tue 02-Aug-16 23:03:43

I like Roman.

sonlypuppyfat Tue 02-Aug-16 23:07:07

Sure no one wants to be called something boring but no one wants to be ridiculed

SmallBee Tue 02-Aug-16 23:07:15

I'm not a fan, the modern association is of a guy who gets around and is a heartbreaker, which I wouldn't like. The Shakespeare association is that on an idiotic, murdering and suicidal teenager so again not great.

But it does sound nice.

123beanie Tue 02-Aug-16 23:07:34

Not too keen, maybe Roman instead?

HallaWalla Wed 03-Aug-16 12:14:11

It's a no from me.

bombayflambe Wed 03-Aug-16 12:17:58

...I prefer Mercutio to be honest. Equally bonkers but less popular ;-)

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Wed 03-Aug-16 12:18:40

I love the fact that OP specified it's for a boy.

Kalispera Wed 03-Aug-16 12:22:03

In my teen dreamy Shakespeare phase I always wanted to name a boy Balthazar, Romeo's servant.

bombayflambe Wed 03-Aug-16 12:24:17

I love the fact that OP specified it's for a boy
You have to specify now. Apparently the Americans have started using Aubrey as a girls name and there was a thread earlier in the week about how this is a completely normal. Any name can be for everyone now.

EssentialHummus Wed 03-Aug-16 12:26:57

... Beckham

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Wed 03-Aug-16 12:27:49

Or it could be that someone just misspelt Audrey and needed up with an Aubrey.
grin

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