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DH won't name DD a name we love because he had a rabbit with that name!?!?

(55 Posts)
Staple25 Wed 04-Oct-17 22:54:34

He's BU? Surely? We both love a name, but as he had a rabbit with that name when he lived alone, he doesn't want to use it, WTF?

Sandsunsea Wed 04-Oct-17 23:02:55

Fair enough I say.

steff13 Wed 04-Oct-17 23:03:33

Thumper?

Daisy17 Wed 04-Oct-17 23:03:45

Our DS1 shares a name with DP's beloved pet cat from when he was a teenager.....

tippz Wed 04-Oct-17 23:05:22

You HAVE to tell us what it is/was!

please tell me you don't wanna call your child Thumper.

honeylulu Wed 04-Oct-17 23:07:39

Hoppity?

PunkyBubba Wed 04-Oct-17 23:07:57

My friends named their pet rabbit with their favourite girls name.. Then a year later had a baby girl.. they ended up calling her the same name as the rabbit as they loved the name so much.. I don't think they ever mixed them up by accident.. I don't think the rabbit or baby was upset..

Staple25 Wed 04-Oct-17 23:08:28

Violet grin

OliviaStabler Wed 04-Oct-17 23:08:30

You can't ask without saying the name!

OliviaStabler Wed 04-Oct-17 23:08:45

Sorry, x post

WorraLiberty Wed 04-Oct-17 23:09:21

Bunny McBunny Face?

fruitandbarley Wed 04-Oct-17 23:10:22

I had a cat with our dd name , you really do forget all about it.

WorraLiberty Wed 04-Oct-17 23:10:42

Oh Violet is a nice name

Although I have a friend name Violet and I've always nicknamed her Violent.

steff13 Wed 04-Oct-17 23:12:40

I like Violet. It's a pretty name for a girl. Weird name for a rabbit, though. Rabbits should be named Flopsy or Cottontail or Jessica.

CoffeeAndEnnui Wed 04-Oct-17 23:13:26

My mother refused to even entertain the idea of a pet dog through my entire childhood. Once I'd left home she and my sister got a dog and gave it my favourite girl namegrin

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Wed 04-Oct-17 23:13:51

Is it Buffy?

CoffeeAndEnnui Wed 04-Oct-17 23:14:21

Violet is a beautiful name. Try him with Violet the 2nd?!

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Wed 04-Oct-17 23:15:46

Ah, Violet.

Whenever I hear that name I picture little Fiver saying, "Violet's gone!" to the other bunnies. Tears me up inside.

yolofish Wed 04-Oct-17 23:18:04

Our rabbits were called Pepsi and BenBen. pretty safe there! Violet is pretty though, was my grandmother's name.

SkintAsASkintThing Wed 04-Oct-17 23:19:33

Violrt........nn bunny winkglitterballtbusmile

Wdigin2this Wed 04-Oct-17 23:20:22

I'm assuming it's Jessica....a compromise might be Jessica-Jane....and stick to it!!

Pascall Wed 04-Oct-17 23:27:11

Our rabbit was called Casserole.

Italiangreyhound Wed 04-Oct-17 23:29:40

As the person who gave birth I would normally side with you (assuming the daughter is a birth daughter) but on this occasion I think you should both find a different name, maybe use this name as a middle name.

BackforGood Wed 04-Oct-17 23:34:27

You say "We both love", but he clearly doesn't love it for a dd, as he's used it for his rabbit.
Find a different name you both want to use.

DeadDoorpost Wed 04-Oct-17 23:35:59

Pascall please tell me it was a joke because of rabbit casserole...
My sister called her chicken Nugget Mcgee...

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