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Tweet2tweet Sun 03-Mar-13 19:40:14

Wren as a name for a girl?

BigGiantCowWithAKnockKnockTail Sun 03-Mar-13 19:41:07

I like it smile

deemented Sun 03-Mar-13 19:41:36

Beautiful smile

MN044 Sun 03-Mar-13 19:43:12

No. Sounds lovely and delicate but imagine that name on a big clumsy child or a 6 foot tall middle aged lady. Not what you want to think about when naming your precious baby I know, but I think it'd be a hell of a name to carry off if you're anything less than a delicate wee thing

meditrina Sun 03-Mar-13 19:44:46

Still makes me think immediately of the Royal Navy.

CognitiveOverload Sun 03-Mar-13 19:49:03

I like it

FriggFRIGGisPoorlySick Sun 03-Mar-13 19:50:56

I like it.

jumblequeen Sun 03-Mar-13 19:59:38

It's on my list!

Like it a lot as a middle name but probably not as a first name.

Tweet2tweet Sun 03-Mar-13 21:39:58

Thanks everyone- I am still undecided!

Pancakeflipper Sun 03-Mar-13 21:42:17

Ok but to me it's a bit like calling your child Willow - ensure your genes will create a waif like child to match the name. For the child's sake.

Ruprekt Sun 03-Mar-13 21:43:31

do the test............

'All rise for Judge Wren Forster..............

This is your captain Wren Norris speaking........

This is Wren Jenkins, in the Gulf for BBC news.................

I would not like to be called Wren at my age. I am 42.

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sun 03-Mar-13 21:44:56

This is Wren.... and Stimpy.

shoobidoo Sun 03-Mar-13 21:52:24

I find it very masculine and un-elegant sounding, sorry.

Rhubarbgarden Sun 03-Mar-13 22:11:08

I love it.

DessieLou Sun 03-Mar-13 22:30:15

No, it's a harsh ugly sounding name to my ears. Sorry!

StetsonsAreCool Sun 03-Mar-13 22:31:12

Pelvic beat me to it.

Ren and Stimpy. Sorry.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Sun 03-Mar-13 23:24:31

I have heard it a lot on MM but don't know of any in rl. It makes me think of something small and dainty with a loud song. I personally would prefer Robin but Wren is softer than Lark.

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