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Opinions on Savannah

(42 Posts)
gracefu Thu 12-Oct-17 10:26:03

Be honestsmile

Pigofwar Thu 12-Oct-17 10:28:12

I quite like it although it does remind me of woodland/grassy plains..

Branleuse Thu 12-Oct-17 10:28:24

Ive always thought it was a pretty name. Sounds quite american though.

Hufflepuff719 Thu 12-Oct-17 10:34:39

I don't like it.

It's in the same category of names such as Saffron, Crystal, Sienna and I don't like these names.

I agree it sounds quite American.

bridgetreilly Thu 12-Oct-17 10:40:19

Tacky, tacky, tacky.

The Chardonnay of its day.

PandaCat Thu 12-Oct-17 11:45:42

I actually like it

Loyly Thu 12-Oct-17 11:50:13

I don't like it, sorry.

Mulch Thu 12-Oct-17 11:53:22

I like it, there's enough olivias, something sickly and hyphenated. Dry boring English names we don't need another Elizabeth

pipilangstrumpf Thu 12-Oct-17 12:14:50

I don’t like it

Iamagreyhoundhearmeroar Thu 12-Oct-17 12:16:21

Dreadful. I once heard it screeched across a shopping centre in a Liverpudlian accent, it was toe curling.

LivingInLaLaLand Thu 12-Oct-17 12:51:07

We know a Savannah-Rey. Even amongst our set who favour more unusual names, it's considered poncy & try to hard - sorry

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Thu 12-Oct-17 12:56:07

Savannah Sapphire?wink

Cakebaby123 Thu 12-Oct-17 12:56:12

Sorry I think it's chavvy. Just because there's a Savannah (Savs as her oh so pleasant mother affectionately calls her) at my DCs school who I think has a future on the jeremey kyle show blush

LadyRosalieBeauchamp Thu 12-Oct-17 12:56:40

sorry don't like it

2014newme Thu 12-Oct-17 12:57:45

Chavvy. So no.

Dontrocktheboat Thu 12-Oct-17 12:58:09

Not keen but it is the name of one of the queen's great granddaughters - so may offset the 'chavvy' accusations a bit.

TheLongRains Thu 12-Oct-17 13:00:34

My daughter gets called Savannah by a lot of people. It's not her name...but it has grown on me, having heard it so much! I don't think of it as tacky. The Savannah's I know are mostly very lovely, very beautiful, rather posh (not in a negative way!), but only 1 of the three I know its British, so it may be seen differently in the UK.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Thu 12-Oct-17 13:11:58

What does your dd get called it if it's not her name?confused

Sophronia Thu 12-Oct-17 13:31:55

Not keen, agree it fits with Sienna, Saffron, Scarlett, Sapphire, Serenity etc.

TheLongRains Thu 12-Oct-17 13:46:58

Dame her name is not common in the UK (fewer than 10 born in the UK in her year), so I tend not to mention it online as it somewhat narrows us down (!), but it's an African name that is a little bit similar to Savannah... People can't seem to grasp that it's not Savannah though!

ChocolateCrunch Thu 12-Oct-17 14:07:57

I know one, aged 9, who doesn't fit the chavvy image at all.

HeteronormativeHaybales Thu 12-Oct-17 14:10:37


AppleKatie Thu 12-Oct-17 14:11:24

I like it but think it's a name that has either Jeremy Kyle or upper class connotations and not a lot in between. So I wouldn't use it, but it sounds lovely to my ear.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Thu 12-Oct-17 14:52:31

TheLongRains that makes sense, how annoying!

mrsRosaPimento Thu 12-Oct-17 14:54:03

Love it. Really pretty name.

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