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stamanfar Sun 09-Mar-14 09:55:34

Hello all, I'm a newbie here expecting my first baby 21st April. We know we are having a baby boy, and I didn't have any boys names in my arsenal ahead of finding out, I was convinced we would have a girl!

We are toying with Gene or Geno. Can you let me know your thoughts?



JeanSeberg Sun 09-Mar-14 10:46:09

I love Gene (despite the Gallagher connection).

Dovahkiin Sun 09-Mar-14 10:58:26

Prefer Gene to Geno - would keep hearing 'genome'

SimplySara Sun 09-Mar-14 12:44:55

I prefer Geno but would use the romance languages (i.e. Italian, Spanish) spelling, Gino, if you want it pronounced Gene-o. Geno looks like it is said similar to Genoa without the "a" on the end.

BellaOfTheBalls Sun 09-Mar-14 12:46:25

Gene is nice. We know a toddler called Eugene that has really grown on me!

somedizzywhore1804 Sun 09-Mar-14 12:49:21

Geno makes me think of Gino and Mel. So it's going to depend on how quickly his star wanes us to whether or not this is a winner.

Dislike both, but Gene better than Geno (and now I've got Dexy's in my head).

MamaPain Sun 09-Mar-14 13:04:12

I prefer Gene, I think many people will spell Geno as Gino and presume you have some sort of Latin connection (although if you do maybe this is a good thing?).

Call him Gene and Geno can be one of your nicknames for him.

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