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Becdag Fri 14-Aug-15 21:16:01

What do people think of Jesse for our baby boys name? It's quite unusual and I'm not sure if it could lead to getting picked on as a child, but my husbands granddad was called it, I never hear of it anymore other than in America.

Asleeponasunbeam Fri 14-Aug-15 21:16:38

Personally, I love it.

DoItTooJulia Fri 14-Aug-15 21:17:56

I love it and if hell froze over and we had another dc it'd be his name for sure. smile

treaclesoda Fri 14-Aug-15 21:19:03

I love it.

AlfieandAnnieRose Fri 14-Aug-15 22:35:48

I love it. Ronnie woods' son is called Jesse, if that interests you!

ThroughThickAndThin01 Fri 14-Aug-15 22:37:16

I don't like it for a boy.

Too many girl Jessies around for it to sound masculine for me.

sidonie1 Sat 15-Aug-15 12:43:34

I love it and it was top of my list but my husband strongly vetoed it. He thought it would lead to bullying.

needmorespace Sun 16-Aug-15 17:58:02

I have a 17 yo Jesse - still love it

needmorespace Sun 16-Aug-15 17:58:44

and it's funny because I just don't 'hear' it as a girl's name.
and he's never been bullied...

needmorespace Sun 16-Aug-15 18:00:10

and Bob Dylan's son is also called Jesse

BeautifulBatman Sun 16-Aug-15 18:02:00

Love it. DH wouldn't entertain it but I would in a heartbeat.

Clawdy Sun 16-Aug-15 22:42:51

There are several popular American actors called Jesse now, and I doubt that any babies called Jesse will find the name a problem in a few years.

Chimchar Sun 16-Aug-15 23:10:20

I love it.

It's the name of my next child. (That will never ever be born!)

inthewoods4 Sun 16-Aug-15 23:35:28

It's my great grandad's name and my baby's middle name. I kind of wish we'd been brave enough to use it as a first name!

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