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what do you think of Jared as a boys name?

(46 Posts)
MonkeyingAroundTown Sat 27-Apr-13 10:43:44

I am struggling to think or find a boys name

Littlecherublegs Sun 28-Apr-13 15:11:19

I actually quite like it!

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OrangeFootedScrubfowl Sun 28-Apr-13 17:54:50

I don't think I like it particularly.

ClaraOswinOswald Sun 28-Apr-13 18:02:38

I was in school with a Jared and then there was David Bowie in Labyrinth followed by Toadie in Neighbours- the only 3 I have ever heard of.

I really like the name, it's unusual without being too out-there.

JoInScotland Sun 28-Apr-13 22:22:48

I went to school with loads of Jareds! Must have been something in the water of the Pacific Northwest 40 years ago....

OkayHazel Sun 28-Apr-13 23:02:29

I know a Jared from York. Sister is Abigail. Don't love or hate either name tbh.

hellokitty124 Mon 29-Apr-13 07:21:05

I dislike it, sorry.

squoosh Mon 29-Apr-13 11:50:09

Strongly dislike.

DalaHorse Mon 29-Apr-13 12:02:43

Naughty boy's name. It's the modern version of Darren (to me). Sorry!

bananaramma Mon 29-Apr-13 13:52:21

Really don't like it at all.

rachel234 Mon 29-Apr-13 14:01:32

I'm not keen, sorry. But then you might not might like my choices either smile.

rubylovescheese Mon 29-Apr-13 14:17:50

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Catlike Mon 29-Apr-13 15:15:14

I think I like it.

Ruby bit bitchy of you to put the boy's surname in your post, especially as it's quite an unusual one.

rubylovescheese Mon 29-Apr-13 15:34:06

well he was 5. no doubt he is now someone's dh. will ask for it to be removed.

slhilly Mon 29-Apr-13 15:38:40

It's a Hebrew name meaning "he who descended" (from the root yud resh daled, meaning descent). I like it.

squoosh Mon 29-Apr-13 15:39:47

It just sounds so clunky, as if the two syllables don't match in any way.

Snowflakepie Tue 30-Apr-13 22:55:45

There's one in DDs preschool who keeps scratching and hurting her. So to me it is a nasty, vicious bully name. Sorry. Probably there are some nice ones about too.

Mellymog Wed 01-May-13 09:07:16

i think it has chav potential, sorry.

MoonHare Wed 01-May-13 13:43:31

Jared Leto. My So Called Life.

I like it.

thermalsinapril Wed 01-May-13 16:03:21

It's OK.

AmyYammaChildLover Wed 01-May-13 17:00:52

Love it. grin

CPtart Wed 01-May-13 17:03:52

Not my cup of tea.

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