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Jasper, Ezra or Silas, which do you prefer?

(33 Posts)
RedPencilPot Sun 16-Mar-14 10:15:10

Really like these three names and wondered if others would too!

Jasper has been my longtime favourite!

HolidayCriminal Sun 16-Mar-14 10:16:03

Not a fan of any, sorry. Silas if you must. Jasper is definitely the most likely you'll hear for other children.

hunreeeal Sun 16-Mar-14 10:24:33

Ezra

applepearorangebear Sun 16-Mar-14 10:31:27

Love Jasper and Ezra, don't like Silas (sounds a bit slimy, and was the first name of Baron Silas Greenback, of Dangermouse fame).

Shlurpbop Sun 16-Mar-14 10:34:29

Def not silas - isn't that the mad monk out of the da vinci code?!
Not keen on ezra either.
Love the name Jasper though smile

Anjou Sun 16-Mar-14 11:03:25

Ezra is such a great name! Wanted it for DS1 & DS2 but DH has a silly 'nothing from the bible' rule.

Jasper I really like too, although I prefer Caspar. Obviously very similar but I guess I would prefer the nn Cas to Jas.

Silas ... I'm not a fan. Sounds like silage and for some reason sounds to me like the name of someone sneaky. I have no clue why. And this is of no help to you.

Ezra, Ezra, Ezra! Amazing name. smile

barnet Sun 16-Mar-14 11:09:51

Ezra is fab.
Jasper is good.
Silas makes me think of farm waste.

RabbitPies Sun 16-Mar-14 12:30:34

Jasper and Ezra are lovely. Silas is awful.

Bowlersarm Sun 16-Mar-14 12:32:38

Silas is the best.

Ezra is ok.

Don't like Jasper.

SimplySara Sun 16-Mar-14 12:39:08

In order of preference: Ezra, Jasper, and then lagging far behind, Silas.

toobreathless Sun 16-Mar-14 16:43:33

Love Jasper

Ezra is ok, not my thing but a good solid name.

Silas reminds me of Silage sorry.

kimlo Sun 16-Mar-14 16:45:03

Ezra or Silas.

Actually I cant decide between the two.

PunkAssMoFo Sun 16-Mar-14 19:12:41

Jasper or Ezra.

Silas is awful

Ludways Sun 16-Mar-14 19:23:56

Jasper, don't like the other two.

What about Seth, I love Seth!

morehelpneeded123 Sun 16-Mar-14 20:08:00

i love Ezra

ViviPru Sun 16-Mar-14 22:22:24

Love all 3. Silas Marner was my favourite literature text at school. I think Ezra just sneaks ahead for me (Vampire Weekend fan) but I do adore Jasper too only I would have to avoid as is the name of friend's dog unfortunately sad

nooka Sun 16-Mar-14 22:33:26

We were going to use Ezra, so it's Ezzie/Ezra all the way for me.

RufusTheReindeer Sun 16-Mar-14 22:35:44

Like Ezra

Jasper is nice as well (I know a jasper and he is quite cute)

Prefer Ezra though

Mintyy Sun 16-Mar-14 22:36:45

Ezra, but I'm afraid I don't love it.

bubblegoose Mon 17-Mar-14 02:03:46

Ezra. Love this name.

CorusKate Mon 17-Mar-14 02:07:28

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sabbby82 Mon 17-Mar-14 02:08:34

Ezra

RiaOverTheRainbow Mon 17-Mar-14 03:29:18

Much prefer Jasper.

Wuxiapian Mon 17-Mar-14 03:32:58

Jasper is lovely

Not keen in the others.

ToffeeJungle Mon 17-Mar-14 10:53:29

In order of preference:

Silas
Ezra

Jasper

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