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CurryChip Sun 21-Apr-13 13:31:39

Wdyt? Is it totally unusable? smile

TwllBach Sun 21-Apr-13 15:47:58

I like it a lot. Soft and gentle without being too cutesy. I wouldn't be too worried about the brand association either.

fussychica Sun 21-Apr-13 16:52:04

It's What Katy Did books for me - my all time favourite reads as a child and I think it's a lovely name which obviously has been rather spoilt by the spread reference.

Ruprekt Sun 21-Apr-13 16:53:37

At no point in my life (am now 42) would I have wanted to be called Clover.

Just No.

Nice for a cow or a cat. smilesmilesmilesmile

thermalsinapril Sun 21-Apr-13 17:25:42

I like it!

mewkins Sun 21-Apr-13 23:16:26

Clover and Buttercup are cows' names.

GW297 Mon 22-Apr-13 00:25:46

I like it too!

VisualiseAHorse Mon 22-Apr-13 00:31:35

Love it! Reminds me of 'What Katy Did'

K8Middleton Mon 22-Apr-13 00:32:15

Have you considered Clodagh? Sounds very similar but is a nice Irish name.

Purplemonster Mon 22-Apr-13 00:43:44

It's my dog's name so I cant imagine it for a child personally, it ends up getting shortened to 'Clo' as well which I'm not keen on, it's a bit harsh sounding.

nooka Mon 22-Apr-13 04:48:50

I agree with BresticlesNTesticles (now that is quite a coll name grin). I don't see Clover as a person name at all.

ripsishere Mon 22-Apr-13 04:54:31


HagsFlungOut Mon 22-Apr-13 11:19:47

Do the people who dislike the name Clover also dislike Daisy?

Sarah0378 Mon 22-Apr-13 12:47:57

Clover and Flora are margarine, lifetime of 'spreads easily' jokes at school. No.

Daisy is a nice name.

TenthMuse Mon 22-Apr-13 13:18:11

Love it! It's definitely a Marmite name. I think of 'What Katy Did' and an outdoorsy, faintly tomboyish kind of girl. Don't get the whole 'cow's name' thing, but then again I also love Tabitha (which everyone says is a cat's name) and Rufus (which everyone says is a dog's name)!

JazzAnnNonMouse Thu 25-Apr-13 09:48:38

Oh we all love clover all over the land oh we all love clover it's the way that its churned.

Umlauf Thu 25-Apr-13 09:51:05

I have, "over and over, crimson and clover"

Anyone else?

I quite like it as a name though. Flora is marg too and still a name.

Rhubarbgarden Sat 27-Apr-13 08:38:23

I absolutely love Clover. It didn't work with our surname <weeps>. Please use it.

FatherSpodoKomodo Sat 27-Apr-13 18:26:06

I love love love Clover! It was always on my girls list, but alas I only had boys.

I loved the What Katy Did books so always associate the name with those rather than cows etc.

Still18atheart Sat 27-Apr-13 18:56:02


Butter connotations and cows spring to mind

In Animal Farm wasn't it the sheep who was called Clover

MrsBazinga Sat 27-Apr-13 19:16:36

Clover is also on of the rabbits in Watership Down.

I know a baby Clover, and I really like the name.

JojoMags Sat 27-Apr-13 20:56:28

Ignore the dairy related comments. Is lovely. Or Flora?

Pixieonthemoor Sun 28-Apr-13 15:38:59


OrangeFootedScrubfowl Sun 28-Apr-13 17:31:34

I think Clover is delightful.

What Katy Did pops straight into my mind.

Clover is nicer than Daisy (bit too cutesy) and Flora (bit too maiden aunt).

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