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Robin for a boy?

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kate1296 Mon 20-Nov-17 22:13:25

Ds is 1 week old and still pondering on his name..thoughts on Robin?

wellthatsjustgreat Mon 20-Nov-17 22:17:16

I like it op. It's a lovely name imo, Not particularly well used but also not hugely unusual smile
More importantly though, if YOU like it, use it & ignore everyone else.

MikeUniformMike Mon 20-Nov-17 22:17:52

I know several. One is Robert on his BC.
One is very dishy. One is funny and wears red jumper under a jacket sometimes.

Uhohmummy Mon 20-Nov-17 22:20:15

I love it!

ImogenHeat Mon 20-Nov-17 22:23:48

Lovely!

BelafonteRavenclaw Mon 20-Nov-17 22:24:46

I’ve always liked the name Robin. I had a thing for Robin Hood growing up (I’m blaming the Disney fox).

FaintlyMacabre Mon 20-Nov-17 22:24:49

My Robin loves his name and also loves robin themed things! There'll be some lovely baby clothes with Christmas robins on at the moment- go for it!

ChocolateCrunch Mon 20-Nov-17 22:29:01

Yes, lovely name, especially for a baby born at this time of year

HettyB Mon 20-Nov-17 22:30:57

Love it!

ArsenicNLace Mon 20-Nov-17 22:35:48

Gorgeous but then I’m biased as I have a 13 year old one!

No one in his school has the same name so unusual whilst also being a recognised name.

Never gets shortened to ‘Rob’ either which was one of my slight reservations.

NamasteNiki Tue 21-Nov-17 01:19:31

Love it.

Can have Rob as a nn when older which suits everyone.

tootsieglitterballs Tue 21-Nov-17 05:07:52

I love it, considered it for this baby, but DH has an ex girlfriend called it...

Littlehouseonthepraririe Tue 21-Nov-17 05:56:55

Robin is a lovely name , many congratulations smile

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 21-Nov-17 07:25:32

Lovely !😄

Freezingwinter Tue 21-Nov-17 07:29:36

Oh please use it, it reminds me of Robin Hood and Christopher Robin, both of whom I love! It's gorgeous!

mum2be2boys Tue 21-Nov-17 08:30:44

Lovely name! :-)

scrivette Tue 21-Nov-17 08:54:06

I prefer it for a boy, very nice name.

17caterpillars1mouse Tue 21-Nov-17 09:33:46

Great name

Thiswayorthatway Tue 21-Nov-17 09:39:27

Great name

Ttbb Tue 21-Nov-17 09:43:05

Love it. Maybe Robert or something else grown up mannish on his BC

ByThePowerOfRa Tue 21-Nov-17 09:53:03

Congratulations! I love Robin. It would be on my list for dc2, but it doesn’t go with our surname.

euanthesheepiloveyou Tue 21-Nov-17 11:30:48

Love Robin for a boy. Gorgeous. Do it!

LadyHonoriaDedlock Tue 21-Nov-17 11:58:00

Yes! My teen Robin loves it (and has officially removed the 'normal' middle name I gave him as an insurance policy in case he didn't)

Anatidae Tue 21-Nov-17 11:59:51

Really lovely. A little bit unusual without being awful-unusual or try hard.

If your surname is banks, maybe not... smile but otherwise yes. I like it

peachytacos Tue 21-Nov-17 12:13:05

Love it!! So gorgeous and classy!

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