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Caspar or Casper?

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Caff2 Fri 05-Jun-15 09:21:47

Which spelling do you think looks "right"?

SaulGood Fri 05-Jun-15 09:25:07

Caspar.

They both look right as in they're both completely acceptable. They come from Gaspar though and so I always think I'd go with the older version. I much prefer it and it isn't the friendly ghost either.

Fab name.

Caff2 Fri 05-Jun-15 09:26:52

Ah - thanks - I thought Caspar too! smile. DP really likes this name and I think I do too although not COMPLETELY sold on it. Very, very early days anyway, but I find it hard not to think of names as soon as I see a positive test!

timelyreminder Fri 05-Jun-15 11:44:44

Caspar

MamaLazarou Fri 05-Jun-15 11:51:36

Casper looks more recognisable to me.

CaptainAnkles Fri 05-Jun-15 11:52:55

I prefer the way it looks with an E

florascotia Fri 05-Jun-15 13:02:29

As Saul says, Caspar is the original spelling.

fiveacres Fri 05-Jun-15 17:15:12

Congratulations smile

Taranta Fri 05-Jun-15 17:16:43

I have a Caspar, but be warned I often have to correct the spelling we use from Casper. I also know a Kaspar as a variant on the theme...

Taranta Fri 05-Jun-15 17:17:27

Oh, and we've never had a friendly ghost issue either wink

SaulGood Fri 05-Jun-15 19:56:28

I don't think most people think of the friendly ghost. I think of the biblical magi.

I had Caspar on my list when I had DS.

Caff2 Fri 05-Jun-15 23:18:38

Ah, thanks all! I'm warming to the name quite a lot, I think I do really prefer the a spelling though. Not bothered about correcting it, I always have to give the right spelling of mine on the phone etc and it's no bother smile

reuset Sat 06-Jun-15 01:39:07

Another vote for the 'Caspar' spelling

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