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Thoughts on Jovie

(66 Posts)
gmcgough600 Wed 19-Apr-17 20:19:19


Need some advice, we both like the name Jovie but others have said it sounds like J0bby, especially in Glaswegian accent! Don't know what to do as we both love the name and have few other ideas but don't want to risk it if people will associate it with that word.

daisydalrymple Wed 19-Apr-17 20:20:54

My first thought was 'bon'

SaltySalt Wed 19-Apr-17 20:21:34

Straight away

Gallavich Wed 19-Apr-17 20:22:16

Where does it come from? It's not great. I've heard jovan as a name, better than jovie I think

LouKout Wed 19-Apr-17 20:22:59

Sounds too try hard IMO

CuppaTeaTeddy Wed 19-Apr-17 20:23:00

John Bon ?

Figgygal Wed 19-Apr-17 20:23:48

Never heard it before so my first reaction is that it sounds made up/try too hard

MycatsaPirate Wed 19-Apr-17 20:24:12

Jovi or Jovie?

Either way it's just not doing it for me.

And are we talking for a boy or girl? You'll have people saying 'Jodie?' and you'll have to spell it endlessly.

AuntieStella Wed 19-Apr-17 20:24:19

It's OK as a nn for Jovan but a bit flimsy as a standalone IYSWIM.

And Jon Bon

Or perhaps you are a massive fan, and that's why you chose it?

samatamfabahaba Wed 19-Apr-17 20:29:44

I love it but my favourite film is Elf so I'm biased.

HomityBabbityPie Wed 19-Apr-17 20:30:52

Bon jovi.

Why. Just why.

SuperBeagle Wed 19-Apr-17 20:32:15

Jon Bon Jovi here also.

Mrskeats Wed 19-Apr-17 20:33:24

Please don't

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Wed 19-Apr-17 20:35:13

My friend has hamsters called Bonnie and Jovie... why not Jodie or Josie?

MyLittleBoyBlue Wed 19-Apr-17 20:37:07

you're living on a prayer op.

MeredithLogue Wed 19-Apr-17 20:37:09

Elf, don't do it.

Fridgedooropen Wed 19-Apr-17 20:38:40

I assumed it was Jodie with a typo.

ScarlettFreestone Wed 19-Apr-17 20:42:21

As in a sort of female version of Jove? God of Sky and Thunder?

Or as in Jon Bon Jovi? His real name is Bongiovi.

Erm. I'm not sure I would. Unless I'm missing another meaning for the name.

BackforGood Wed 19-Apr-17 20:48:27

you're living on a prayer op


Agree people would probably hear it as 'Jodie' if they weren't singing a bit of classic rock at you

Willow2017 Wed 19-Apr-17 20:52:27

Sorry but no.
Bon Jovi are my fave band since forever but still wouldn't inflict that that name on my child.

countycouncil Wed 19-Apr-17 21:08:07

I like it, makes me think of "jovial"

FeedTheSharkAndItWIllBite Wed 19-Apr-17 21:33:53

I really don't like it, sorry!


buttercup54321 Wed 19-Apr-17 21:34:39

Terrible. Think of Bon Jovie straight away then Jovial. Don't go there!!!!

Midnightprobs Wed 19-Apr-17 22:30:26

It made me think of "juvie" from the Australian soap (as in juvenile detention facility)!

thebakerwithboobs Wed 19-Apr-17 22:31:51

Midnight that's exactly what I was going to say!

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