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Pearl - opinions welcome

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Huffty Sun 14-Jul-13 21:58:37

Have two children already: Miles and Abigail, could Pearl be the third? Is it in the same league? Too trendy/ dated?

JamieandtheMagicTorch Tue 16-Jul-13 20:45:57

It isn't the same "type" of name as your others, if that matters, though

Layl77 Tue 16-Jul-13 20:48:41

I like it; I'm sure ruby 'felt' the same before it got popular. Go for it

maja00 Tue 16-Jul-13 20:49:38

I agree Layl - I have a relative who was named Ruby 20 years ago and people thought it was a ridiculous brassy old lady name then!

DameEdnasBridesmaid Tue 16-Jul-13 20:52:26

It's lovely, go for it

cantpooinpeace Tue 16-Jul-13 21:04:11

Cute grin

Angelik Tue 16-Jul-13 22:01:49

I have a pearl. she's 6 months old.didn't realise it was trendy. it's clearly a name that polarises opinions but it's whether you like it which counts.

Beamur Tue 16-Jul-13 22:03:19

I'm in the 'not liking' camp.

LittleBearPad Tue 16-Jul-13 22:04:57

No, it's dreadful. Sorry. It also doesn't go with the other names.

telsa Wed 17-Jul-13 09:03:55

It is lovely and if you like it, you should use it. It has a beautiful meaning too.

squoosh Thu 18-Jul-13 22:14:42

Pearl is 72, bleached blonde hair, permanent fag in mouth, voice as deep as Barry White's, works in a transit caf cooking breakfasts for the truckers, loves talking about the time she shagged the bass player from Eddie and the Pacemakers back in 1964.

formicadinosaur Fri 19-Jul-13 13:42:19

I love it and it goes well with miles which is also old fashioned. It is different to Abigail but it doesn't matter

sleepingbeautiful Fri 19-Jul-13 17:26:54

Personally I don't like it, it doesn't sound like a classy old lady name.
But regardless of my opinion of the actual name, I would be concerned it will date badly as it is very much 'in fashion' now, not one of those names that could nicely be pinned across a number of generations like your other DCs names.

How about:

Andanotherthing123 Fri 19-Jul-13 20:02:30

Lovely name and one which will be also good when she's a grown up. I imagine a grown up Pearl to be smart, stylish and kind.

cheerfulweather Sat 20-Jul-13 12:03:52

It goes well enough with your other names. Nice.

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