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Our top girl and boy name!

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WantToGoingTo Fri 14-Nov-14 12:39:34

I may only be 4 weeks but DH and I have been talking about names for months and months way before we started ttc!

We are set on boys name and are pretty sure on girls but honest advice would be great.

Girl: Wren (family middle name)
Boy: Rupert (family middle name)

We have a three syllable surname beginning with M.

We also considered Cherry for a girl but we like Wren better at the moment!

Bowlersarm Fri 14-Nov-14 12:43:17

I love Rupert.

Prefer Wren to Cherry but not overly keen on either tbh. Although I like the fact they are both unusual!

Love Rupert. I really like Wren but prefer it for a middle name. Cherry is awful, imvho.

WantToGoingTo Fri 14-Nov-14 18:57:02

Thank you both! We really liked cherry for ages but think we both sort of gone off it now. Got a whole yet so will ponder wren... We are set on Rupert though so glad that one seems to be a winner. It is good to test them out first!

burgatroyd Fri 14-Nov-14 18:57:18

Cherry will get 'pop' your cherry.

Wren is OK. As above poster said it gets points for being unusual but also simple.

How about Shirley, Yolanda, Blythe, Skye, Tamar (prn Tay mar)?

calzone Fri 14-Nov-14 19:00:14

Quite like Wren as a middle name but not a first name.

Really dislike Rupert. Tis a posh boy name imho.

Good job we all like different things smile

avocadotoast Fri 14-Nov-14 19:03:23

I love Wren. I'm not so keen on Rupert, but I hate all boy names, so that's hardly surprising wink

avocadotoast Fri 14-Nov-14 19:04:08

Although saying that, I do think Roo is super cute as a nickname, so there is that too smile

WowserBowser Fri 14-Nov-14 19:04:37

Love Wren.

mymummademelistentoshitmusic Fri 14-Nov-14 19:07:12

Not keen on Rupert. Hate Wren but its better than Cherry.

shakemysilliesout Fri 14-Nov-14 19:10:55

Love rupert

MargeryDaw Fri 14-Nov-14 19:15:34

I love both. I wanted Rupert but baby ended up being a girl anyway. There was a Wren on my ward and it sounded so lovely every time I heard the parents say her name

WantToGoingTo Fri 14-Nov-14 20:58:27

Mixed opinions! Yes we are agreed Rupert would be Roo as a nn. Good point re popping your cherry, hadn't thought of that! I was just thinking of cherry cake! Lol and I suppose Rupert being posh isn't so bad as my DH family are exceedingly posh so would probably fit in well with that side of family t least ;)

spamanderson Fri 14-Nov-14 22:47:23

Eek, I love Cherry... My mums name is Cherri and dc2s Middle name is also Cherri. I seriously considered using it as a first name. Not sure on Wren but I think it's a grower iyswim? I think Rupert is cool. I have a friend who calls her hubby Rupes...

Leeds2 Fri 14-Nov-14 23:44:28

Rupert is dreadful.

Wren, well, is better than Cherry.

Whenwillwe3meetagain Sat 15-Nov-14 00:03:45

Rupert is like Tim nice but dim. Probably an estate agent.... Like Roo though! How about Reuben?

SnoringNorma Sat 15-Nov-14 02:23:47

I like the name Cherry. Sweet and jolly! Not keen on Wren or Rupert though. Just goes to show how different we all are in our tastes.

CheerfulYank Sat 15-Nov-14 02:29:13

Cherry is a stripper name, please no!

Wren and Rupert are nice. smile

toobreathless Sat 15-Nov-14 23:32:18

LOVE both.

Both were on our lists!

Wren would have been a serious contender but our surname also ends with -en so it didn't really work.

We have two DDs (Hazel & Celeste) out of interest.

WantToGoingTo Sun 16-Nov-14 08:11:13

Ooooh I like celeste!

ToriB34 Sun 16-Nov-14 11:09:38

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WantToGoingTo Sun 16-Nov-14 21:13:03

Hmm that's interesting, never heard of a male Wren!

CheerfulYank Mon 17-Nov-14 01:59:02

I knew a Wren with siblings called Tennessee and Cedar smile

I'm looking for a name for DC3...it's so hard, isn't it?

TsukuruTazaki Mon 17-Nov-14 02:25:53

I like Rupert but the girls names are not my cup of tea

TsukuruTazaki Mon 17-Nov-14 02:26:25

Congrats though! Just realised post sounded a bit blunt

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