We have a George, born the year before Prince George. I only know of one other George at the moment in my son's nursery but I'm sure we will encounter a fair few over the next few years. I love his name and it really doesn't bother me if it's a popular name or not, I say if you love it go for it.
Hey thanks for your opinions. Not too worried about the Georgie Peorgie link as most names potentially have some random link to something a bit negative. I think I'll wait to see where it is in the statistics by early next year. I guess we could go for something else and then the royals/a celeb have a boy straight after us with the same name in any event. Will have to think on it but it's still a fave at the mo!
IIMO, f anything, slightly less so because people think it is popular. Howeevr, there were 3 Georginas in my class at school, all of of whom became George. At University, there were 2 Georges, 3 Georginas, a Georgia, and Jorje on my course (80 people). DS is 11, and since he was born there have been 9 different Georges in various classes. I have also had 2 friends use the name. So I'd say, pretty damned popular, and always has been. Sorry :/
There aren't a lot of the same names in our small school but there are at least 5 George's who have to be called George + surname at all times!! It's a strong, classic name so will always be popular but at least won't date him like the faddy names do.
Not keen on Cameron personally although because I know a few of all ages, I don't connect it with David Cameron particularly. Hope you are right in your predictions about his demise though!!
It's a strong, classic name so will always be popular but at least won't date him like the faddy names do.
I'm not sure I fully agree with that as up until very recently George was a name that was out in the wilderness of name fashions. It's not like James which has always been popular, no matter what trends come and go.