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J Names. really? do most naughty boys name start with J?

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fishsausage Sat 20-Dec-14 18:39:31

Just saw this mentioned on thread - names you irrationally dislike.

Is this something lots of you have experienced?

How about the names below:

Joshua
Jaden
Jacob
Jackson
John
Jason
Julian

If so when did this start to happen? I'm sure John isnt associated with bad boys.

Have never heard of this until now fhmm

ChaffinchOfMegalolz Sat 20-Dec-14 18:44:36

just use a name you like
what a load of bollocks!

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 20-Dec-14 18:45:36

The only Jason I've ever met is my uncle and he most certainly was a naughty boy in his school days. grin. Lovely as an adult man though.

GingerbreadPudding Sat 20-Dec-14 18:47:21

John and james are well behaved. Jayden isn't.

I find 'c' names more of a problem:
Connor
Callum

Never taught a well behaved one. Also children whose names are spelt oddly:
Emah (Emma)
For example. Shudder.

WorraLiberty Sat 20-Dec-14 18:47:44

Oh yes

Name your child James and you might as well give up parenting him altogether

I mean he's bound to be in a young offenders unit before he's learnt to wipe his own arse fsad

Iggly Sat 20-Dec-14 18:48:42

It isn't that the names make a child more naughty - just that they did a survey of teachers and certain names had certain connotations attached.

Rivercam Sat 20-Dec-14 18:50:04

I have a son with a J name. Last week we got an email from school praising his behaviour and attitude!

fishsausage Sat 20-Dec-14 18:51:53

Jasper
Justin...

ChaffinchOfMegalolz Sat 20-Dec-14 18:59:05

Christ I am depressed a teacher on the thread happily judges kids

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 20-Dec-14 19:07:42

Julian as a naughty boy name made me chuckle a bit. A posh naughty boy perhaps.

As for the others, I didn't go to school with any of that name and haven't come across any as an adult yet so can't comment.

Jasper is on my boys list. smile

fishsausage Sat 20-Dec-14 20:22:38

Juvie is probably the naughtiest boy in the class. fgrin

Footlight Sat 20-Dec-14 20:25:14

Our Vicar's called Julian grin

CaptainAnkles Sat 20-Dec-14 20:26:51

It's really not good if it's a true that a teacher would look at a list of names and if they are modern, or spelt unusually, or sound like surnames etc they would assume the child was a bad lot.

BalloonSlayer Sat 20-Dec-14 20:27:43

Julian speaks to working class adults with contempt, "becoming more icily polite the ruder he gets" (may be slightly paraphrasing here) according to Ms Blyton.

o0 Sat 20-Dec-14 20:28:29

James is a delight, it's Jamie you have to watch out for! fgrin
Well according to those daft surveys anyway.

I'm sure I read that a lot of criminals are called Jimmy.

BikeRunSki Sat 20-Dec-14 20:29:34

Could it just be that there are a lot of popular boys names that begin with J, so you can manipulate the stats to say whatever you want.

neme Sat 20-Dec-14 20:42:16

Nope, know lovely examples of all those names and even if I didn't, as a professional I'd not be such a dick as to make swathing statements about any name.

MerryJeffingChristmas Sat 20-Dec-14 20:54:39

Dh has a J name and is a VERY naughty boy fgrin

Iamyourmil Sat 20-Dec-14 21:01:16

What about Jesús? Very popular in Spanish.

ChaffinchOfMegalolz Sat 20-Dec-14 21:19:46

If you judge kids on their names; you are literally Katie Hopkins.

hippoherostandinghere Sat 20-Dec-14 21:24:57

There was a study done with teachers and Jacob came out top as best behaved boy.

Mine certainly is wink

I'll try and link it.

hippoherostandinghere Sat 20-Dec-14 21:26:50

{{http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/naughty-nice-list-reveals-names-8187787}}

hippoherostandinghere Sat 20-Dec-14 21:27:24

Sorry on phone and can't remember how to make it clicky.

usualsuspect333 Sat 20-Dec-14 21:27:37

I'm glad the teacher on this thread didn't teach my kids.

Imagine having such a judgemental teacher <shudder>

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 20-Dec-14 21:30:42

A lot of people make judgements about names, Katie Hopkins didn't invent the concept. Usually people judge the parents rather than the child though.

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