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Link for a boy?

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fairyteepee Mon 01-Sep-14 16:44:41

Opinions? I don't mind the association with the nintendo game, i actually quite like it!

BellaVida Mon 01-Sep-14 16:49:15

Sorry, I though you were asking for a link. If you mean 'Link' as a name, then I think that could actually be the problem. Also, teasing 'are you the missing link' etc.

I don't like it personally and wasn't even aware of the Nintendo association.

HingleMcCringleberry Mon 01-Sep-14 16:49:16

Christen him Lincoln, call him Link.

MrsHathaway Mon 01-Sep-14 16:50:47

Link on its own is a bit Mills & Boon.

Lincoln nn Linc is a bit cool.

Showy Mon 01-Sep-14 16:53:22

Possibly better as a middle name, assuming The Missing isn't his first name. It's just, well, implausible as a name. Like you picked your favourite noun and went with it. I'd be waiting for you to introduce his brothers Shelf and Fork.

OwlCapone Mon 01-Sep-14 16:53:48

no. It's awful.

fairyteepee Mon 01-Sep-14 16:54:02

Don't like Lincoln I'm afraid. He wont be christened either! smile

MrsBungle Mon 01-Sep-14 16:54:49

Maybe as in linc short for Lincoln. Maybe. Definitely not link.

fairyteepee Mon 01-Sep-14 16:55:25

but what about Link Larkin in hairspray!!! I still love it!

susiedaisy Mon 01-Sep-14 17:00:26

I like Lincoln but not link. Sorry

Mintyy Mon 01-Sep-14 17:03:05

Erm NO!

fairyteepee Mon 01-Sep-14 17:06:25

haha why not?

polkadotdelight Mon 01-Sep-14 17:07:09

It makes me think of California Man!

RiverTam Mon 01-Sep-14 17:12:21

it's not a name, it's a word.

Alisvolatpropiis Mon 01-Sep-14 17:14:17

It isn't a word I see as being a name.

Bowlersarm Mon 01-Sep-14 17:16:36

Don't like just Link.

Think it's only acceptable as short for Lincoln.

BaronessBomburst Mon 01-Sep-14 17:18:37

Sounds a bit Goth.

Bakeoffcakes Mon 01-Sep-14 17:23:54

Is it an actual nameconfused

Boysandme Mon 01-Sep-14 17:25:40

Sorry, I think it's awful.

BackforGood Mon 01-Sep-14 17:28:30

I don't like names that are 'things'..... can just get away with so0me flower names, but Link? - No.

13Stitches Mon 01-Sep-14 17:31:45

I like it! I've seen quite a few unusual names come through school and Link is one of the least presumptuous ones. It doesn't indicate a personality Type to me.

If you like it, use it. It'll only have that raised eyebrows effect on the first mention, then it'll just be Link's name.

13Stitches Mon 01-Sep-14 17:33:03

Oh, and regarding "missing link" jokes, I always think people pick on others for any reason at all. If it's not a name, it'll be something else. At least a name can be either blamed on parents or changed.

Nessalina Mon 01-Sep-14 17:43:55

I think it's cool! But then I envy Legend of Zelda.
DH says it's weird.

AberdeenAngusina Mon 01-Sep-14 17:47:48

Link? As in sausages?

It sounds more like a nick name than an actual name.

fairyteepee Mon 01-Sep-14 17:50:13

yes! 2 likes!! Good taste ladies grin

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