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What do you think of Endellion?

(47 Posts)
Thewonderyears Sun 11-Nov-12 20:56:58

looking for something unusual and elegant for DD3

No Cornish heritage here, but I love the look and sound of Endellion.

What says the Mumsnet jury? (ps obv I know, but don't care about, about the Cameron usage...)

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sun 11-Nov-12 20:59:16

Not so keen, personally. Makes me think of cheese

awbless Sun 11-Nov-12 21:02:04

I like it.

CanIHaveAPetGiraffePlease Sun 11-Nov-12 21:02:36


tak1ngchances Sun 11-Nov-12 21:05:34

Way too fancy

Felicitywascold Sun 11-Nov-12 21:10:20

Doesn't sound in the slightest bit elegant to me. Sorry.

JudeFawley Sun 11-Nov-12 21:13:49

I like it, but can't imagine a child with the name as it seems too clunky.

poocatcherchampion Sun 11-Nov-12 21:15:52


Pochemuchka Sun 11-Nov-12 21:20:17

Another one who thought 'dandelion' or 'medallion'

LittleBairn Sun 11-Nov-12 21:22:13

Sounds like some form of homeopathic remedy.

RightUpMyRue Sun 11-Nov-12 21:22:20

Sounds like a herb which grows in the hedgerow that wankers people like Hugh FW get excited about.

Not keen.

Mintyy Sun 11-Nov-12 21:22:31

For a boy or girl?

What is it?

What is the Cameron usage?

As a name I dislike it, sorry.

IceAndSliceOfBrainsPlease Sun 11-Nov-12 21:28:12

Not keen, sorry. What would they be called for short? Endy? Lion?

noblegiraffe Sun 11-Nov-12 21:34:44

Sounds like a village in a fantasy novel rather than a person. Like 'The hobbits passed through Rivendell, Rohan and Endellion in their quest for the Ring'.

exoticfruits Sun 11-Nov-12 21:35:21

I thought 'dandelion'. I wouldn't call it elegant especially as it is bound to be shortened. Delli?

Beamur Sun 11-Nov-12 21:37:04

I wasn't sure if it was a boy or girls name.
It would be a bit too strange and unusual for my taste - not sure how you say it either.

RibenaFiend Sun 11-Nov-12 21:40:59

Does it work with your other DC's names? It's one of those names that if I saw it on a register I'd get stressed about how to pronounce it and then privately think "poor kid"

It really does sound like an obscure wild herb to me I'm afraid OP

StrawWars Sun 11-Nov-12 21:41:11

I prefer Endymion, if that's the sort of thing you like.

FeckOffWithYourXmasBollocks Sun 11-Nov-12 21:45:14

It sounds like a disease! <<sorry>>
I've always liked Clowance personally. <<Poldark fan>>

FeckOffWithYourXmasBollocks Sun 11-Nov-12 21:45:55

Or Loveday.

Thewonderyears Sun 11-Nov-12 21:52:46

It's a village in Cornwall, with a St in front of it. From wiki stuff it seems to mean fiery soul, but I don't know whether that's Cornish or something else.

Afaik, you would pronounce it en-DEL-ee-on

Viviennemary Sun 11-Nov-12 21:57:11

It's beyond dire. One of the worst I've heard on here. Sorry.

NigellasGuest Sun 11-Nov-12 21:59:24


Pourquoimoi Mon 12-Nov-12 00:38:39

Yes another dandelion thought here.

Your poor child would be forever explaining it to people, both spelling and pronunciation. I wouldn't do it to the poor thing.

squoosh Mon 12-Nov-12 00:56:43

I thought you must be a Cameron admirer.

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