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Bricius (NN Brice)

(52 Posts)
ghhpo Fri 07-Jul-17 23:47:58

Thoughts needed please.

Mrskeats Fri 07-Jul-17 23:48:39

Thoughts? You are joking

ghhpo Fri 07-Jul-17 23:49:53

Why would I be joking? confused

Mrskeats Fri 07-Jul-17 23:52:28

Because it's awful.
Why can't kids just have normal names anymore? It's like a wacky name contest
And people won't know how to spell or pronounce it

VivienneWestwoodsKnickers Fri 07-Jul-17 23:53:29


ghhpo Fri 07-Jul-17 23:53:56

I suppose 'normal' names are subjective hmm by normal names do you mean popular, well used names? Because Bricius is a name. So I assume you mean names that are used frequently.

Crispbutty Fri 07-Jul-17 23:54:01


PatriciaHolm Fri 07-Jul-17 23:55:20

His namesake priest is nothing to be proud of - what appeals to you about it?

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 07-Jul-17 23:55:31

How is it pronounced?

ghhpo Fri 07-Jul-17 23:55:56

I like the name...? I like the sound, etc.

ghhpo Fri 07-Jul-17 23:57:01

WindyScales Fri 07-Jul-17 23:57:04

I went to school with a Brice, he was African. Is it an African name? I've never come across it since. It's not to my taste but it might be from the OP's culture /background.
OP - it's not a common name in the U.K so you might get some funny responses.

Smeaton Fri 07-Jul-17 23:57:05

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MeanAger Fri 07-Jul-17 23:57:07

Bricius almost like britches?

SuperBeagle Fri 07-Jul-17 23:59:29

I know people named Bryce.

Bricius is awful though. I would pronounce it "Brishus". Horrid.

PatriciaHolm Fri 07-Jul-17 23:59:58

Given that link appears to offer 3 different ways to pronounce it, I'm not sure it helps!

Why not just go with Brice and save the poor kid the pain?

DPotter Sat 08-Jul-17 00:00:33

Don't like the sound of it myself - too harsh on the ear. And too be honest it does come across as a tad pretentious.
you could find the nickname from school onwards is Bri and I have always hated the name Brian because of that nickname.

I also have a sense of deja vu about this.............

MsPassepartout Sat 08-Jul-17 00:01:23

That link isn't working for me.

So... is it pronounced like Brick-ee-us or like Br-eye-see-us?

Is it Roman?

MeltingSnowflake Sat 08-Jul-17 00:03:09

Sorry, I don't love it. I know a Brice, which is common in the US, but I don't like that either!

ghhpo Sat 08-Jul-17 00:06:28

Genuinely not trying to be goady 😩😕 I just like the name.

I pronounce it Br - eye - see - us! It's an old name yes.

shambolicgreenfox Sat 08-Jul-17 00:16:49

Hmmm...Bryce is OK.

Justhadmyhaircut Sat 08-Jul-17 00:19:19

I like the sound of fireworks but wouldn't call a baby Rocket or Banger. . .

Amee1992x Sat 08-Jul-17 00:39:27

Prefer Bryce.

WhatToDoAboutThis2017 Sat 08-Jul-17 00:46:27

I'm sorry but it really is truly awful.

Topseyt Sat 08-Jul-17 03:34:03

Sorry, but it is awful. Poor child will have a lifetime of having to explain it.

I just wouldn't. I would cringe upon hearing it.

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