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GoodbyeBeer Sun 08-Dec-13 18:39:13

Seriously starting to consider this, what do you think?
Or any other suggestions for boys names beginning with J?

sooperdooper Sun 08-Dec-13 18:57:22

I love it! smile

CountingStars Sun 08-Dec-13 19:03:11

It's a last name to me.

James, Josh, John, Joey, Joseph.

DancingLady Sun 08-Dec-13 19:06:37

LOVE. Jarvis Cocker - what's not to like?

HyvaPaiva Sun 08-Dec-13 19:08:00

Really don't like it, sorry.

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 08-Dec-13 19:12:22

I like it but wouldn't call my own child it.

But that goes for a lot of names!

Leeds2 Sun 08-Dec-13 19:30:24

Not for me.

TobyLerone Sun 08-Dec-13 20:24:33

It reminds me of Jarvis Cocker, which is obv awesome.

But also of Rob Newman's pervy smoking jacket-wearing character, which would put me off.

I also used to have a hamster called Jarvis.

TwoMinutesToMidnight Sun 08-Dec-13 20:28:37

Really like it.

strawberrypenguin Sun 08-Dec-13 20:30:25

I like it, and it surprises me a little but I do. Reminds me of Iron Man too

CarryOnDancing Sun 08-Dec-13 20:44:05

At one time I wouldn't have liked it but I know one who is now two and I really like it.
I think that's the thing to remember when picking an uncommon name-people will soon switch their associations and view it positively, even if they weren't keen at first.

Hibou7688 Sun 08-Dec-13 20:47:14

I know of someone with a baby jarvis! Some days I think it's lovely.. Other times I don't like it!

greeneyes1978 Sun 08-Dec-13 21:12:09

I know a little boy called Jarvis, fab name. Love Jarvis Cocker smile

iwouldgoouttonight Sun 08-Dec-13 21:16:33

DD is at school with a boy called Jarvis. I haven't actually met him but I immediately assumed he was cool with a name like that.

weirdthing Sun 08-Dec-13 21:18:45

Oh yes! Great name!

MrsUnderwood Sun 08-Dec-13 21:19:17

I love Jarvis Cocker! Do it!

MrsT2007 Sun 08-Dec-13 22:24:26

Now, much as I love the Pulp link, I know about 4 cocker spaniels called Jarvis & that's all I can think of now.

It is a nice name though!

dancemom Sun 08-Dec-13 22:26:36

Jenson Jacob Jacque

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Bubblegoose Tue 10-Dec-13 02:17:20

Brilliant name - wish I'd thought of it myself.

Bakingtins Tue 10-Dec-13 08:22:04

The only one I know is a cocker spaniel. Or lots of people where it's their surname.

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