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LadyMonicaBaddingham Thu 02-Jun-16 17:50:02

Theon? Never come across it before but a friend's sister just named her baby this and I wondered if anyone knew of it?

LaContessaDiPlump Thu 02-Jun-16 17:50:38

Game of Thrones grin

Newes Thu 02-Jun-16 17:51:08

Oh dear. No.

InUseAlready Thu 02-Jun-16 17:51:24

For real?

It's a Game of Thrones character. He gets his penis chopped off in season 4 or 5.

Shadow1986 Thu 02-Jun-16 17:53:08

Yes Game of Thrones...assuming she doesnt watch it as this as he would be an unusual choice of character to name your baby after.

Primaryteach87 Thu 02-Jun-16 17:54:02

Oh dear. Yes really terrible connotations - torture, skinned alive, etc

LadyMonicaBaddingham Thu 02-Jun-16 18:05:21

Oh blimey. Yes, for real. I was wondering if it had an interesting meaning or something because I'd never come across it and I hear a lot of different interesting names through my job. Wasn't expecting that, though... Never seen Game of Thrones.

confusedaboutlife Thu 02-Jun-16 18:12:43

Game of thrones

Wouldn't name my kid that though.

LillyVonSchtupp Thu 02-Jun-16 18:13:38

Lovely.

Reek is a great nn.

ThatsNotEvenAWord Thu 02-Jun-16 18:15:52

I've heard of a baby Renley recently as well 🙈

reader77 Thu 02-Jun-16 18:16:18

Game of Thrones character who goes through a very hard time.

Gets nicknamed Reek by his torturer.

Wolfiefan Thu 02-Jun-16 18:18:52

Nooooooo.
Theo maybe? Hoping you misheard!!
shock

NeedACleverNN Thu 02-Jun-16 18:21:49

tell your sister not to let him play with anyone named Ramsay

WindPowerRanger Thu 02-Jun-16 18:23:55

It's an ancient Greek name but most people with associate it with Game of Thrones.

SwearyInn Thu 02-Jun-16 18:24:21

Sounds like an elementary particle. If he/she had a sibling you could call them a muon, or Higgs-boson.

OverAndAbove Thu 02-Jun-16 18:29:50

Yes perhaps one of the parents is a classical scholar? You have to hope...

everdene Thu 02-Jun-16 18:30:06

Nooooo! Why would anyone name their child after a character in an ONGOING series?!
My DSis is a teacher with a Sansa (GoT character) in her class grin

RusholmeRuffian Thu 02-Jun-16 18:31:11

Oh dear!

reader77 Thu 02-Jun-16 18:33:02

Needaclevernn that made me laugh out loud!

NeedACleverNN Thu 02-Jun-16 18:40:38

grin

Applejack29 Thu 02-Jun-16 18:47:29

I know a khaleesi...

Shadow1986 Thu 02-Jun-16 19:09:31

Little baby Reek grin

YoureSoSlyButSoAmI Thu 02-Jun-16 19:11:36

How's it pronounced? I knew of someone called Tea-on years before GOT.

NeedACleverNN Thu 02-Jun-16 19:15:01

Thee-on

DerelictMyBalls Thu 02-Jun-16 19:47:53

Poor child.

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