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What do you think of this name for a boy?

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2girls4lou Sat 08-Mar-14 11:44:23

Expecting third child, brother to Alice and Helena (Heli for short). I have very mixed feelings on Perry. I really like it but at the back of my mind I cannot help but think of Kevin and Perry! Another reason that I learn towards it (Which may be a negative point for some) is the Katy Perry connection. I admit to being a massive fan-girl!
I have had such mixed feedback. One friend said it sounded very "chavvy" and another said it was a "toff" name.

HoneyandRum Sat 08-Mar-14 11:46:37

Perry doesn't seem a good fit with your girl's names TBH. Also, I am meeting more and more girls called Perry/Perrie.

ThursdayLast Sat 08-Mar-14 11:47:53

I like it

MyNameIsKenAdams Sat 08-Mar-14 11:48:22

Just reminds me of Kevin and Perry "Hello Mrs Patterson"

UriGeller Sat 08-Mar-14 11:51:21

Its really wet, sorry. Your girls names are brilliant and strong, you need a strong boys name

squoosh Sat 08-Mar-14 13:03:55

Definitely reminds me of Kevin and Perry.

'Yes Mrs Patterson'

Ruprekt Sat 08-Mar-14 13:05:52

Kevin and Perry for me too. confused Sorry.

Alice, Heli and Max.

Alice, Heli and Theo

Alice, Heli and Milo.

Alice, Heli and Jasper.

ClaraFox Sat 08-Mar-14 13:06:52

Perry the platypus for me grin

tethersend Sat 08-Mar-14 13:08:20

I like it.

Twighlightsparkle Sat 08-Mar-14 13:10:49

If you like it, go for it, your child, your choice.

TeamEdward Sat 08-Mar-14 13:11:15

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invicta Sat 08-Mar-14 13:17:13

The Perry, in Kevin and Perry, was named after the actor who plays Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick). I like the name. All names can have negative connotations is you hard enough.

G rowing up, I always associated George with Georgie Porgie pudding and pie. - images of fat children always sprung to mind, but now there are hundreds of them, including a Prince.

WhoAteAllTheCremeEggs Sat 08-Mar-14 13:23:08

I like it.
Kevin and Perry is long gone already I think when your child is older it wont cross anyones mind.

lljkk Sat 08-Mar-14 13:30:03

Perry is an alcoholic drink. That would put me off.

BikeRunSki Sat 08-Mar-14 13:33:20

I don't think of K&P anymore, but it is very nicknamey with your brilliant girls' names (I am biased, I am Alice Helen!).

MaxsMummy2012 Sat 08-Mar-14 13:36:37

I like it, I taught a Perry and 'kevin and Perry' never crossed my mind at all.

Hassled Sat 08-Mar-14 13:38:17

I don't like it - sorry. Your DDs have beautiful names - your DS will need something strong and classic to go with them. Perry isn't that.

Topaz25 Sat 08-Mar-14 13:45:30

It reminds me of the alcoholic drink too.

squoosh Sat 08-Mar-14 13:47:04

Yes I don't think Perry goes with your girls names. Love Heli for Helena by the way.

Glasshammer Sat 08-Mar-14 19:11:57

Monty? Rafferty? Casper?

Frontdoorstep Sat 08-Mar-14 19:54:39

I tend to see Perry more as a girls nam tbh, but it's fine for a boy too.

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