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allymichelle Sat 05-Nov-16 12:04:12

What are your thoughts on the name Jasper?

I like it, because it seems unusual - I've never met or heard of any others - but it's a name everyone knows and can spell. I also wonder why it's seemingly not that popular - I never see it mentioned on Mumsnet. What are your thoughts/connotations/experiences with this name?

Middle name would be Leo - family connection.

So Jasper Leo - thoughts?

Sophronia Sat 05-Nov-16 12:36:27

I like it, not sure why it's not so popular

RiverTam Sat 05-Nov-16 12:40:11

I wonder if people avoid it because of the Twilight connection?

I quite like it. Jasper Leo sounds good.

singleandfabulous Sat 05-Nov-16 12:45:09

Sorry but my immediate thoughts go to Jasper Carrot. Might be my age though.

HRarehoundingme Sat 05-Nov-16 12:50:48

My cats name and also know a few dogs called Jasper

icantgetnosleep5 Sat 05-Nov-16 12:53:19

i like Jasper on a child, just not sure if it's a 'man's name' ??

Sweets101 Sat 05-Nov-16 12:54:22

I really like it.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Sat 05-Nov-16 15:36:04


SoleBizzz Sat 05-Nov-16 15:40:35

Love it.

Sugarcoma Sat 05-Nov-16 17:42:23

I know an Australian Jasper - nice guy. And Jasper Leo sounds like a cool name.

BackforGood Sat 05-Nov-16 17:46:28

My first thought is Carrot, of course, but I actually quite like far.
Far more than some of the other threads, anyhow wink

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sat 05-Nov-16 18:47:34

I like it, very nice.

RayofFuckingSunshine Sat 05-Nov-16 18:50:39

I wanted Jasper for a boy. DH insisted not as it reminds him of Jasper Carrot

DramaAlpaca Sat 05-Nov-16 18:52:44

I like it. It's unusual without being too 'out there'.

agadoodoodoo Sat 05-Nov-16 18:53:09

I know a 3yo Jasper. He's a handful. It's a sweet name tho.

scrivette Sat 05-Nov-16 18:53:38

I really like it, our next door neighbour has a 13 year old Jasper.

elephantoverthehill Sat 05-Nov-16 18:56:35

I've got one and he had red hair when he was younger. The MW thought I was mad to call him Jasper. He has grown into his name and is very confident with it.

llangennith Sat 05-Nov-16 21:58:03

We have a Jasper Leo in our family!

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