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d1157230986361b000875 Mon 10-Aug-15 10:19:42

This is a name me and DH like - we were always set on naming our son Bertie after our grandparents - but I literally looked this up and DH prefers this name.

Our children have nick names that end in the 'ee' sound so I am not sure if Magnus would be too strong a name iykwim

StevieJo Mon 10-Aug-15 10:44:00

I have a soft spot for Magnus, I think it's strong and masculine but not over the top, I much prefer it to Bertie which reminds me of Bertie beetle and bert from sesame street.

CrystalMcPistol Mon 10-Aug-15 11:51:45

Love it. Much better name than Bertie which to me will always be nice but dim Bertie Wooster.

nauticant Mon 10-Aug-15 11:53:11

An excellent name. Classic, uncommon, good associations.

jugglingmonkey Mon 10-Aug-15 11:54:03

Love it. Strong, unusual (but not in a new/trendy way). Go for it!

Noodle1234 Mon 10-Aug-15 14:23:16

I love this name. Would be on my list if dh didn't associate it with the wrestler. Much prefer to Bertie. It's good to break the mould with the rhyming nicknames. I like the idea of Magpie as a nickname personally.

CakeRattleandRoll Mon 10-Aug-15 15:04:21

Love it. nn Mags

hawkmcqueen Mon 10-Aug-15 16:16:59

Love it, very masculine.

sassytheFIRST Mon 10-Aug-15 16:23:02

My cat's name wink

It means great. So I think it is a great name, op! Go for it!

Melissande Mon 10-Aug-15 17:50:12

I have a gorgeous little Magnus. Easy to spell, a strong name. He has never had a nickname, apart from a classmate who thinks his name is

HahaHarrie Mon 10-Aug-15 18:31:24

Awesome name! (bias...)

HahaHarrie Mon 10-Aug-15 18:32:23

... and only know one other in RL.

Cloggal Mon 10-Aug-15 19:16:52

Love love love

CorBlimeyTrousers Mon 10-Aug-15 19:19:00

I love it. Husband has vetoed sad

purplemurple1 Mon 10-Aug-15 19:27:10

I don't really like it but I live in scandinavia so know shit loads of them, you kid may not always live in the UK. Some are nice some not none are particularly masculine.

SmugairleRoin Mon 10-Aug-15 20:38:40

Don't particularly like it. I'd use it for a Great Dane, not a child.

I don't think it's hideous, mind, just not doing it for me.

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