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lilylily9 Thu 27-Mar-14 09:45:45

What do you think? We like old fashioned but not common names. Any suggestions welcome, 4 weeks to go! smile

Seminyak Thu 27-Mar-14 10:48:04

Cute but reminds me of an owl for some reason?


Sorry these are really not my taste so totally understand if you don't like my list, but all other old fashioned names I can think of seem to also be popular!!!

KiwiBanana Thu 27-Mar-14 11:50:10

Errol was an old owl belonging to the Weasley family in the Harry Potter books grin I think only HP geeks would make that connection though.

It's not a name I'd use myself but I do quite like it.

shoobidoo Thu 27-Mar-14 12:04:51

Errol is a great name! Cool, classic and underused. I wouldn't have though HP and doubt many would, especially in years to come. Anyway, nothing wrong with an owl association.

ClareaBear Thu 27-Mar-14 12:12:24

It's pretty cool actually! Wasn't sure when I first read it but it grew on me after about 5 seconds lol. My only concern is I like names that can have nn's or affectionate versions and there isn't much you can do with Errol. That's a very personal preference though.

fussychica Thu 27-Mar-14 13:01:41

Well for me it will always be the actor Errol Flynn or the guy in Hot Chocolate. Not bad but not a name I would have used.

RabbitPies Thu 27-Mar-14 17:21:01

A definite no from me. It's horrid.

TeamEdward Thu 27-Mar-14 17:22:48

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FriggFRIGG Thu 27-Mar-14 17:41:24

I love Errol. It's a brilliant name.

TeaAndALemonTart Thu 27-Mar-14 17:46:59

I like it.

Heathcliff27 Thu 27-Mar-14 17:48:29

Nooo, maybe totally outing myself here but theres a pizza/kebab place in our town called Errols

MarieJeanne Thu 27-Mar-14 17:51:05

I like it. Unusual but not weird.

squoosh Thu 27-Mar-14 18:11:53

Errol Flynn was cool and suave despite being called Errol.


Paintyfingers Thu 27-Mar-14 18:18:11

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JazzAnnNonMouse Thu 27-Mar-14 19:05:51

Is an owl!

Heathcliff27 Thu 27-Mar-14 19:29:23

Are you in scotland edward?

TeamEdward Thu 27-Mar-14 20:13:00

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Heathcliff27 Thu 27-Mar-14 20:17:28

I thought we might be neighbours grin ours is definately spelt Errols

RalphRecklessCardew Thu 27-Mar-14 21:21:14

Ron Weasley's owl. That's not a bad thing. Cute name.

soontobeslendergirl Fri 28-Mar-14 14:21:48

wasn't it the name of the boy in that recent sitcom Uncle or whatever it was called?

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