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Elliot or Reuben?

(40 Posts)
CharliesBaby Mon 08-May-17 19:34:35

Thank you smile

Montsti Mon 08-May-17 19:35:26

Elliot

SuperBeagle Mon 08-May-17 19:49:56

Reuben smile

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Mon 08-May-17 19:50:26

Ruben.

CharliesBaby Mon 08-May-17 19:58:16

Why Ruben?

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Mon 08-May-17 20:01:22

Looks neater somehow!!

Rockandrollwithit Mon 08-May-17 20:04:23

Elliot

CricketRuntAndRashers Mon 08-May-17 20:08:10

I like Reuben and Ruben.

But I think I'd presume some... "continental" background if I met somebody named Ruben.

Teabagtits Mon 08-May-17 20:08:51

I like Reuben it's on our list

pinkiponk Mon 08-May-17 20:10:56

Reuben smile

Lovelongweekends Mon 08-May-17 20:12:08

I like both but every second boy is called Reuben around here!

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Mon 08-May-17 20:13:06

Elliot. There are fewer of them. I like the look of Reuben but it always make me think of "rue the day".

hazeydays14 Mon 08-May-17 20:13:52

Elliot, I think it has more of a timeless quality if that makes sense

ThroughThickAndThin01 Mon 08-May-17 20:14:28

Elliot

Can't stand Reuben

Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 08-May-17 20:20:38

Reuben, great name.

AceRag Mon 08-May-17 20:25:34

Reuben

Can't stand Elliot

user1492636556 Mon 08-May-17 20:42:25

Definitely Elliot. Not a fan of Rueben at all.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Mon 08-May-17 20:50:32

Elliot

surprise Mon 08-May-17 20:52:30

Elliot sounds like a weak name to me. And it will always be spelled wrongly (2 Ls 2Ts, 1L 1T etc etc).

Reuben is much better.

FWIW I know brothers with these names.

Emma1609 Mon 08-May-17 20:56:33

Love Elliot and want it for my ds (pregnant) but my oh is not a fan unfortunately.

juneau Mon 08-May-17 20:58:43

Elliot.

I wanted to DS1 Elliot, but DH wouldn't agree. He wouldn't let me call DS2 Elliot either sad

Reuben is a sandwich.

juneau Mon 08-May-17 20:59:37

Here Reuben Sandwich

AceRag Mon 08-May-17 21:08:23

Elliot sounds like a weak name to me

Me too. I think it's very weak.

Rockaby Mon 08-May-17 21:12:30

Reuben by miles, though there is nothing particularly wrong with Elliot.

Mrsknackered Mon 08-May-17 21:15:20

Reuben! Or Ruben. Either spelling.
I think it's beautiful and I actually don't know any.

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