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Is Roger due a revival?

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Spaghettinetti Wed 20-Nov-13 13:42:45

I haven't seen any mumsnetters mention the name 'Roger', so what do you reckon? Is it due a revival? What other names could be resurrected?

everlong Thu 21-Nov-13 20:53:47

Oh I love Roger.

It's my pretend lovers name. grin long standing joke between DH and me.

NoArmaniNoPunani Thu 21-Nov-13 20:59:13

Like Fanny and Gaylord, Roger won't be popular again because of it's double meaning

TheLostPelvicFloorOfPoosh Thu 21-Nov-13 21:04:52

I rather like Fanny.

Alisvolatpropiis Thu 21-Nov-13 23:54:13

I'd say no,never but Stanley has and I find that really quite mind boggling.

Spaghettinetti Fri 22-Nov-13 08:44:52

Ha Ha! Some of your posts have really made me laugh! ;-)

HoneyandRum Sat 23-Nov-13 21:03:23

I like Roger because I don't believe there is one under 60 anywhere. By the time he's 18 in will be extremely cutting edge.

Although, hang out - what about Roger Rabbitt?

wetaugust Sat 23-Nov-13 21:19:22

I know a Roger who is 51.

AgathaPinchBottom Sat 23-Nov-13 22:22:42

I prefer roger to Alan. I met a baby Alan recently. Isn't the rather dashing hero in 100 and one Dalmatians called roger?

MrsJohnDeere Sun 24-Nov-13 12:29:42

I know a 5yo Alan

TheLostPelvicFloorOfPoosh Sun 24-Nov-13 19:33:31

Where do we stand on Colin?

No, no, no to Roger and to Colin.

I do think that Roland is due a revival though. I like it.

Chottie Mon 25-Nov-13 05:53:17

No to Roger, it's my BiLs name and he has suffered with it all his life. What has MiL thinking???

MyNameIsSuz Sun 01-Dec-13 11:09:59

I love it! But I think I was aware when naming DS what everyone else thought and it didn't even make it onto the long list. I love it though. And I hate a lot of the names suggested instead, like Patrick or Douglas. Those are hideous.

TheNunsOfGavarone Sun 01-Dec-13 12:05:31

Roger the lodger the sod!

No, don't think it's due a revival.

gingee Mon 02-Dec-13 11:29:32

Colin and Kevin are popular in the us for some reason, to me they're 'dad' names in the non-retro-cool sense, however have a few American acquaintances with kids names like 'Cavinn' 'Kollin' 'Collyn' 'Keven' etc. weird.

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