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What do you think of Jasper Benjamin?

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buckyou Wed 01-Feb-17 17:07:19

We were going with Jasper James but someone I know has just called their baby the exact same name so feel like I should have a different middle name at least.

Jasper Benjamin? Or other suggestions?

Allalonenow Wed 01-Feb-17 17:09:36

Jasper Benjamin is fab, a lovely choice!

Sparklingbrook Wed 01-Feb-17 17:11:38

I am old and I just think 'Jasper Carrott'. Plus in the Midlands a Jasper is a wasp.

But none of that may be relevant to you. I quite like Benjamin though.

Sapphireshadow Wed 01-Feb-17 17:17:56

Love it.

AuntieStella Wed 01-Feb-17 17:19:47

I think it's lovely

Sgtmajormummy Wed 01-Feb-17 17:23:57

Sounds like a posh Wedgwood teaset!
Personally, I'd just turn your original choice around and make it James Jasper. Boring (non embarrassing) name first, then something a bit more original.

buckyou Wed 01-Feb-17 17:38:06

I'm betting on my MIL mentioning the Jasper Carrot connection! But then there's always a famous person or character with both names so that doesn't really bother me.

Don't really want a boring name and got a load of James' in the family anyway.

Jooni Wed 01-Feb-17 17:40:05

Love Jasper Benjamin and Jasper James. I wouldn't change the name just because someone you know (only distantly IIRC) has used it though. Only change the middle if you genuinely want to.

Pipilangstrumpf Wed 01-Feb-17 17:43:00

Love Jasper!

Middle names get so rarely used that you can choose almost anything really, maybe a name with family meaning.

Pipilangstrumpf Wed 01-Feb-17 17:44:06

I also find James quite dull. Fine as a middle name but Jasper is much more interesting as a first name!

AliciaMayEmory Wed 01-Feb-17 17:44:52

Love the name Jasper! I also remember Jasper Carrot but it wouldn't spring instantly to mind after all these years.

buckyou Wed 01-Feb-17 18:33:17

What about Jasper George?

KellyElly Wed 01-Feb-17 18:34:18

Such a cool name!

Itsworldwar3outthere Wed 01-Feb-17 18:35:57

Jasper John?
Jasper Jake?

newroundhere Wed 01-Feb-17 18:36:26

I like Jasper Benjamin but I think it flows better the other way around.

Jasper George flows well but I prefer Benjamin as a name.

Jasper John?

BastardBernie Wed 01-Feb-17 18:36:42

Jasper William

Brollsdolls Wed 01-Feb-17 22:33:45

I saw your other thread and I did think 'how about Jasper Ben' instead, so yes I think that's a great name!

Or
Jasper Alexander
Jasper Joel
Jasper Luke

Brollsdolls Wed 01-Feb-17 22:35:08

Jasper George is fab too!

Mum8 Thu 02-Feb-17 16:33:21

Like Jasper George or
Jasper Flynn

maitaimojito Thu 02-Feb-17 16:36:26

Love Jasper.

I actually think Benjamin sounds better than James as a middle name. The majority of under 10 boys I know have James as a middle name so I'd go with something different.

Jojay Thu 02-Feb-17 16:41:13

I've got a Jasper David.

KlingybunFistelvase Thu 02-Feb-17 17:16:14

I prefer Jasper Benjamin to Jasper James actually. Really nice!

Sophronia Thu 02-Feb-17 23:33:44

Jasper Benjamin is nicer than Jasper James

GreatScot8 Thu 02-Feb-17 23:41:14

Jasper Benjamin is bloody gorgeous.

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