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I hope I'm over thinking this

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DappledThings Sun 14-May-17 15:05:45

DC2 due at Christmas. If it's a second boy we're pretty set on Joseph and have been since before I was pregnant. So now it's going to be Xmas I'm slightly worried Joseph is a bit themed!

Tell me I'm being silly. It's not like I'm going for Melchior or anything!

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Sun 14-May-17 15:10:01

No worse than a Holly. .
Joseph is lovely. .

DappledThings Sun 14-May-17 15:10:59

Ha. My old boss had a Holly and a Robyn. We kept asking him there was going to be a third called Tinsel

user93483098350593850000 Sun 14-May-17 15:11:44

A girl could be Carol.

DappledThings Sun 14-May-17 15:19:30

My friend's mum is Carol because she was born 22 December. I think that might be contributing to my mild concern....

Same friend has a cousin called Eve who's birthday is 2 days after Carol's

Rockaby Sun 14-May-17 15:24:00

It's fine! Joseph is a lovely name and lots of little boys have that name with no mention of Xmas ever being made.

SadieNurse Sun 14-May-17 16:04:27

You're definitely overthinking it.

5moreminutes Sun 14-May-17 16:07:15

Joseph is a common enough name that nobody will think its themed. DH vetoed Joseph because he thought the child would get teased about Mary and Joseph despite being born in December... Of course there are lots of Josephs and they are never teased about Mary... Oh well...

5moreminutes Sun 14-May-17 16:07:47

despite *not being born in December, I meant

Dozer Sun 14-May-17 16:07:59

It's fine

QuietNameChange Sun 14-May-17 18:29:52

It's fine smile!

Squishedstrawberry4 Sun 14-May-17 18:30:51

Joseph is a great name

HeyCat Sun 14-May-17 18:32:49

It's fine, you're overthinking!

buttercup54321 Sun 14-May-17 19:00:16

Joseph is a great name, you are over thinking,

ShiningArmour Sun 14-May-17 19:03:04

Its a fine name for any time of the year smile

OhHolyFuck Sun 14-May-17 19:03:19

I wanted a Christmas baby called Balthazar! I think Jospeh is fine too

CyrilSneer30 Sun 14-May-17 19:07:40

You're overthinking! I have a Christmas Day baby named Caspar grin and no one gets that link either!

HoleySock Sun 14-May-17 19:12:07

Definitely overthinking it. We loved Joseph too but I decided against it as I didn't like how Joe sounded in a Yorkshire accent and DH family is from Yorkshire.

Although we were in IKEA the other day and there was a little "Joooor" and I thought it sounded adorable 😂

DappledThings Sun 14-May-17 19:21:02

Thank you all!

MissCalamity Sun 14-May-17 19:29:10

I have a Joseph born in December wink

You're definitely over thinking it smile

Youvegotafriendinme Sun 14-May-17 19:34:34

Defiantly over thinking it. It's a lovely name

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