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Erin or Jessica for a girl, Freddy or Joel for a boy?

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BerthaLovelyBertha Sun 28-Aug-11 12:02:55

Erin or Jessica for a girl, Freddy or Joel for a boy?

What do you think?

Kayano Sun 28-Aug-11 12:04:54

Erin and joel

I like Eddie but not Jessica. I still think of sweet valley high lol

BerthaLovelyBertha Sun 28-Aug-11 12:17:19

Yes, I think Erin and Joel are my favourite too. Do you think is well enough known? I'd like to choose something that people will be able to spell.

AmazingBouncingFerret Sun 28-Aug-11 12:19:54

I love Joel. Not so sure on others i'm afraid.

DoMeDon Sun 28-Aug-11 12:23:02

Erin maybe - not the rest - sorry

BerthaLovelyBertha Sun 28-Aug-11 12:25:55

Hmm. Mixed responses now.

I suppose whatever I chose would get mixed responses though.

Do you know any little ones called Erin, Jessica, Joel or Freddy?

Kayano Sun 28-Aug-11 12:31:12

I think both Erin and Joel are easy to spell. They way you have aptly Eddie is slightly less common IMO.

I love Joel though, it remains my absolute favourite x

Kayano Sun 28-Aug-11 12:32:11

Just realised it's Freddy not Eddie! Reading fail! Apologies. I dont like Freddy as much lol

MetalSian Sun 28-Aug-11 12:34:14

I hate Erin.
But a the end of the day, choose what name you like.
It is your child =].

BerthaLovelyBertha Sun 28-Aug-11 12:46:28

metal Out of interest, what about Erin don't you like?

Cereal Sun 28-Aug-11 13:05:13

Jessica and Freddy smile

Kirstle Sun 28-Aug-11 13:32:03

All four names are nice.
Jessica remains v v popular, I know 5 Jessica's ranging from 25 down to birth...
Erin is a lovely Irish name. Very simple and elegant.
Freddy - would you be using Frederick on BC? I think I prefer it spelled Freddie. It has a charming feel to it.
Joel, nothing not to like...good, strong biblical name, I think Joel was a prophet smile

breadandhoney Sun 28-Aug-11 13:33:02

Erin and Joel. Lovely names smile

BerthaLovelyBertha Sun 28-Aug-11 13:39:39

Yes, if we went for Freddy it would be Frederick on the birth certificate. I hadn't thought of spelling it Freddie, I'll ask DH what he thinks about Freddy/Freddie.

muminthemiddle Sun 28-Aug-11 14:09:19

Prefer Joel to Freddy, for me Freddy is only a nn.
Jessica for a girl.

hairylights Sun 28-Aug-11 14:19:51

Love Erin, hate Jessica.

brodanbell Sun 28-Aug-11 17:28:29

Erin and Joel.
Jessica is too sickly sweet for me. Freddy is not a name I am keen on.
Have you considered Erica for a girl if you like Erin?

Only know an adult Joel and a colleague has an Erin but that's it. Not very common I'd say.

pointydog Sun 28-Aug-11 17:44:08

Erin and Joe

OriginalPoster Sun 28-Aug-11 17:50:33

Freddy was a character in a horror film, I think. Both the girls names are lovely. Joel or Joe is a good one too.

iskra Sun 28-Aug-11 20:01:35

Erin is in the top 50 I think, but you don't meet many. I like it.

survivingsummer Sun 28-Aug-11 21:00:01

Erin and Freddy would be my choice.

Freddy is a really cool name IMO!

I can't say that I love the name Erin but prefer it to Jessica. Another poster suggested Erica which I love and which is much more underused if that is important to you? I know at least 5 baby Erin's at the moment!

manicinsomniac Sun 28-Aug-11 21:18:30

I have a 4 year old Jessica. Don't know any others younger than 9. Obviously I love it.

I like Erin too. I only know one, also aged 4.

Not keen on Joel really. I know an adult one but no kids.

Freddy has grown on me but is very popular around here at least.

I'd go for Freddy and Jessica

ticklebumpkin Sun 28-Aug-11 21:22:01

Love Joel.

Biased on Jessica as it's my best friend's name plus the name of a lovely little girl I'm close to, so for me it has good connotations.

I want to like Erin - but I think it's a bit harsh and can't put my finger on why.

Tonksforthememories Sun 28-Aug-11 21:23:36

Erin and Joel. My Ds is Joel so i'm very biased, but despite being top 100 I still don't hear his name that often! He's 2 next month.

SkiBumMum Mon 29-Aug-11 16:37:53

I don't think Jessica is sickly at all. Jessica Ennis is a fab role model too.

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