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Thoughts on these boys' names

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ABCFamily Fri 30-Oct-15 17:59:51

Just that really!

Arthur
Damian
Damon
Dennis
Gabriel (nn Gabe)
Gregory
Henry
Nathaniel (nn Nate)
Oliver
Roland
Rupert
Samuel

ExBallerina Fri 30-Oct-15 18:01:38

Damian is my favourite boy's name ever.

I also love Gabriel, Oliver and Henry.

Never met a Sam I didn't like.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Fri 30-Oct-15 18:04:29

I like Nathaniel Rupert Samuel and Oliver.

Henry is fine.

I don't like the others.

cornishglos Fri 30-Oct-15 18:12:30

I like:
Damian
Dennis
Nate
Roland

Schmoochypoos Fri 30-Oct-15 18:14:48

I love Rupert, Arthur and Samuel

harryhausen Fri 30-Oct-15 18:28:51

I like Dennis. I haven't heard of a Dennis in ages. Also, like another poster said - every time I meet a Sam, he's a great kid.

BlueBananas Fri 30-Oct-15 18:31:20

The only one I like is Samuel

Really wanted it for the baby I'm currently growing but I have an ex called Sam so DP wouldn't allow it! Spoil sport!

TempsPerdu Fri 30-Oct-15 18:40:37

Interesting list - a real mix! I love Gabriel (favourite boy's name) and really like Arthur, Henry and Nathaniel/Nate. Samuel and Oliver are OK - nice enough but perhaps a trifle dull.

Don't like any of the others - can't get beyond The Omen with Damian, don't like the sound of Gregory (too many Gs!), Rupert is too foppish and wet-sounding and Dennis and Roland are still firmly in middle-aged territory for me (especially Dennis - just makes me think of Dennis the Menace and Dennis Pennis, which aren't great associations!). All very subjective though! smile

SolsburyHell Fri 30-Oct-15 19:08:01

I like Damian, Damon, Samuel, Gabriel, Nathaniel and Oliver. I really dislike the others.

DontBeAThoughtlessBirdie Fri 30-Oct-15 19:14:11

Damian, Damon, Gregory, Roland and Dennis are tantamount to abuse, IMO.

celtictoast Fri 30-Oct-15 19:35:09

I like:

Henry
Nathaniel (nn Nate)
Oliver

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 30-Oct-15 19:45:47

Only like Gabriel and Oliver..

TiffanyAtBreakfast Fri 30-Oct-15 19:46:55

Arthur - like
Damian - strong dislike
Damon - dislike
Dennis - like
Gabriel (nn Gabe) - like
Gregory - dislike
Henry - love
Nathaniel (nn Nate) - on the fence
Oliver - dislike
Roland - strong dislike
Rupert - on the fence
Samuel - on the fence

BlueChampagne Sat 31-Oct-15 23:00:39

Like Arthur, Damian and Roland best.

CakeRattleandRoll Sat 31-Oct-15 23:09:03

Love Nathaniel
Like Arthur, Gregory, Henry, Samuel, Oliver

squoosh Sat 31-Oct-15 23:34:48

Arthur - okay
Damian - reminds me of Fr Damo from Fr Ted
Damon - Albarn. Okay but don't love it.
Dennis - oh no
Gabriel (nn Gabe) - adore
Gregory - hell no
Henry - meh
Nathaniel (nn Nate) - love
Oliver - meh
Roland - hell to the no
Rupert - nope to woopert
Samuel - good solid name

(PICK GABRIEL)

squoosh Sat 31-Oct-15 23:35:34

Roland is definitely the worst.

DeepBlueLake Sun 01-Nov-15 01:58:32

Samuel is an awesome name I have one

I really love Nathaniel too, especially Nate as a nn.

Oliver and Gabriel are nice too.

SophieFaye Sun 01-Nov-15 12:53:31

Oliver is my favourite! I do have an Oliver James though ;)

Andie92 Mon 02-Nov-15 22:41:19

Arthur - not a fan
Damian - Not since I watched the Omen
Damon - I quite like
Dennis - All I think of is Dennis the Menace
Gabriel (nn Gabe) - not a fan of well-known biblical names
Gregory - Not a fan
Henry - Henry is a nice traditional name
Nathaniel (nn Nate) - I adore this name
Oliver - I like Oliver but it is getting extremely popular again
Roland - unusual but I like it.
Rupert - not a fan
Samuel - can take it or leave it

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