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pumpkin87 Sun 19-Feb-17 22:48:16

I can't see a recent thread about this and just wanted some honest opinions. I know it's top 10 but I haven't met many and wondered if it would be a trendy choice and to be avoided.

SuperBeagle Sun 19-Feb-17 23:22:19

Love Oscar. 😊

I don't think it's trendy. More popular at the moment than at any other point in recent history, but it's not an unheard of name prior to now. It didn't seem to do Oscar Wilde any damage and he's a great namesake.

TheFirie Sun 19-Feb-17 23:29:21

I quite like it. There are a few in my classes.
Nice name, I would go for it.

Jooni Mon 20-Feb-17 07:53:28

I love it. I don't see it as trendy.

CocoPorridge Mon 20-Feb-17 08:37:44

I like it on somebody elses kid but I can't get past the awards.

Peaceandl0ve Mon 20-Feb-17 08:40:33

I have an Oscar! It is fab but I am biased!

MiniMaxi Mon 20-Feb-17 08:43:03

I love Oscar. It's our son's middle name (after my grandfather) smile

elQuintoConyo Mon 20-Feb-17 08:47:08

I have one! We often stick -poo -pants or -poscles on the end grin

He loves it, it is easy to spell - for him and for our families (we are abroad, DH is forrin, everyone had to be able to spell it).

He is 5yo, we are in Spain, we don't know any others - in tne UK either. All of my UK friends have Olivers, Charlies and Joshuas. And one Angus.

VibrantAmI Mon 20-Feb-17 08:51:24

I know a lot of Oscars. It seems quite a common name now.

NameyMcNamerson83 Mon 20-Feb-17 09:41:56

I know 2 born within 2 weeks of DD, seems quite popular in this area!

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 20-Feb-17 10:10:08

If you love it, use if OP.

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