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(18 Posts)
Pinkflamingo276 Tue 16-May-17 19:52:22

Can I have some feedback please? Last name is Hughes.

Sophronia Tue 16-May-17 20:11:44

For a boy? The one I know is female.

NavyandWhite Tue 16-May-17 20:12:37

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LadyMonicaBaddingham Tue 16-May-17 20:16:31

I know an Asher (lovely boy), but never met an Ashton. I'm afraid it makes me think of Ashton Kutcher and by association The Butterfly Effect and kids blowing up babies

Wellmeetontheledge Tue 16-May-17 20:18:13

I taught a class recently with three in so it's quite common, but if that's not an issue it's a nice name with good shortening potentialsmile

Pinkflamingo276 Tue 16-May-17 20:43:11

I've just thought, if it gets shortened to Ash, he'll be Ash Hughes... back to the drawing board! Lol.

Stickerrocks Tue 16-May-17 20:48:55

Google Chris Ashton Saracens & then decide.

GOASTT Tue 16-May-17 20:49:26

What's wrong with Ash Hughes...?

Popskipiekin Tue 16-May-17 20:53:44

Bit like "issues" maybe or "atishoo"?
Ashton is nice, and what about Ashley? (Or even Oakley? grin). I know someone called Ashley Hulme - he gets called Ash but very rarely would friends calling him Ash actually also use his surname. We didn't call DS2 Gabriel because our surname starts with a B (e.g. Brown) and I worried that Gabe Brown sounded like Gay Brown... wish we'd used it in retrospect - nobody using the abbreviation is going to say the surname. If you like it, go for it.

NavyandWhite Tue 16-May-17 21:02:40

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Astro55 Tue 16-May-17 21:03:48

Bless you


UsernameInvalid66 Wed 28-Jun-17 15:21:24

I've known three little boys called Ashton now and they were all lovely.

Epipgab Wed 28-Jun-17 16:09:37

I like it but agree it is a little sneezy.

Clalpolly Wed 28-Jun-17 16:17:49

I dislike the town but it's a nice name as long as you are not celebrating the place of conception.

sonlypuppyfat Wed 28-Jun-17 16:20:15

Well I like it

Decaffstilltastesweird Wed 28-Jun-17 19:22:25

YY Ash Hughes - Atishoo! At least you noticed now rather than later op.

I know a woman with a son called Ashton. I'm sure the child is perfectly lovely, but she is horrible, so it's put me right off the name.

shelleybee Wed 28-Jun-17 21:34:49

I went to school with an Ashtdon (spelled like that confused) He'd be 29 now. Put me off the name for life.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Wed 28-Jun-17 22:33:17

Ashley Hughes sounds better.
Sorry, Ash Hughes, Atishoo ☹️

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