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What would your parents have named you if you were a boy?

(147 Posts)
MrsMongoose Tue 10-Sep-13 23:19:52

Or a girl, if you're a man!

I'd have been Ross Lewis Surname.

Bowlersarm Wed 11-Sep-13 06:50:42


BikeRunSki Wed 11-Sep-13 06:58:22

Ignatius (really).

thoughtsbecomethings Wed 11-Sep-13 07:01:14


NationMcKinley Wed 11-Sep-13 07:01:14

Apparently my DM thought Peregrine was a fine name shockhmm. So glad I was a girl grin

newmumsuchfun Wed 11-Sep-13 07:02:16


SlinkyB Wed 11-Sep-13 07:03:02

Liam or Aiden.

MoreThanWords Wed 11-Sep-13 07:04:26

Another Rory here! Are we all mid 40s?

louiespence Wed 11-Sep-13 07:04:38


FortyFacedFuckers Wed 11-Sep-13 07:09:10


EndoplasmicReticulum Wed 11-Sep-13 07:09:54


QuarksInAPearTickle Wed 11-Sep-13 07:11:24

James Walter after my Grandfathers, nn Jim. They had 2 boys after me so the eldest got that.

EsTutMirLeid Wed 11-Sep-13 07:19:49

I would have been Steven.

WhyMeWhyNot Wed 11-Sep-13 07:24:11

Stephen here. Got Stephanie as middle name instead

fanjodisfunction Wed 11-Sep-13 07:32:50

Richard for me

If brother had been a girl he would have been Nicola.

bananananacoconuts Wed 11-Sep-13 07:34:12

Simon or Francis! She was so convinced I was a boy that she had no girls names and consequently i was named after the midwife!

LauraChant Wed 11-Sep-13 07:37:48


Ruprekt Wed 11-Sep-13 07:39:14

Philip Anthony blush

Toomuch2young Wed 11-Sep-13 07:39:34

Noah or Samuel

Amy106 Wed 11-Sep-13 07:40:02

William David

lucidlady Wed 11-Sep-13 07:40:33


PrincessKitKat Wed 11-Sep-13 07:44:56

How many Rorys?!

I'd have been Richard Alexander. Meh.

QuietNinjaTardis Wed 11-Sep-13 07:47:01


Nonotthatagain Wed 11-Sep-13 07:51:11


TheYamiOfYawn Wed 11-Sep-13 07:52:48


Repeatedlydoingthetwist Wed 11-Sep-13 07:53:57

Christopher. DM decided to tell me this literally minutes after I'd been dumped by an ex who was called Chris. No idea why?!

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