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DP name suggestions that you hate

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funkt Thu 17-Oct-19 20:47:13

Mine must be:

Male:
Rufus (never liked the name)
Jonathan (personal hate 🤷‍♀️)
Marcus (reminds me of mucus)

Female:
Brianne (annoying name)
Kim (Kim Jong-Un, Kim Kardashian...)
Regina (Mean Girls)
Karen (stupid Mean Girl)
Rachel (bit plain and Rachel Green)

Pumpkincandle Thu 17-Oct-19 21:01:45

Names i'd never consider before now but going to be opened minded as i'm open to my husbands ideas smile

- Cole
- Carter
- Lucas
- Luca
- Arlo
- Marley
- Stephanie
-Olivia
- Amelia

MoreHairyThanScary Thu 17-Oct-19 21:03:41

Balin he was joking then decided he liked it!

Fortunately we had girls

bridgetreilly Thu 17-Oct-19 21:05:02

OP, I like your husband's boy names!

123Dancewithme Thu 17-Oct-19 22:00:50

I vetoed Emma, Emily, Amy, Rebecca, Mark and Timothy

Pumpkincandle Thu 17-Oct-19 22:05:00

I'm trying to be open minded but when my husband suggest Cole because we're Welsh (and I know it's not even spelt the right way).... I gave up grin

Tillygetsit Thu 17-Oct-19 23:24:59

My dh liked Morven and Zilla for our dd2. Happily she's called Cassia

ilovemykids5 Fri 18-Oct-19 05:59:39

Lillith 🤔

Starrynights86 Fri 18-Oct-19 06:07:51

Devon, just not a fan.

IDontDrinkTea Fri 18-Oct-19 06:25:59

My husband liked Macarena for a girl....

Peridot1 Fri 18-Oct-19 06:28:47

My husband suggested Beverly for a girl.

Thegracefuloctopus Fri 18-Oct-19 06:40:29

Atlas for a boy hmm

Sforsh49 Fri 18-Oct-19 07:24:44

@funkt Karen? You never see a baby called Karen. It is a rank you earn!

Yeahnahyeah1 Fri 18-Oct-19 07:26:11

Briony, Erica and Hannah. I hate them all 🤦🏼‍♀️

ceebeejeebies Fri 18-Oct-19 07:36:16

My ex liked Kendrick for a boy... there was absolutely no way it was ever going to happen confused
My dad wanted to call me Zeus (pronounced zee-us grin) or blade, I'm so happy I was born a girl and given a slightly more conventional name.

Keepyourginup Fri 18-Oct-19 07:49:27

Gordon!

funkt Fri 18-Oct-19 08:40:37

@Sforsh49 precisely. A Karen is a specific type of person, and anybody named that will always be that type of person. I felt like I didn't need that type of person embodied as a three year old.

icannotremember Fri 18-Oct-19 08:43:00

Ramirez.

We are British and Polish. Our surname is long and Polish. He seriously wanted to call ds2 Ramirez. Did not understand my refusal to consider it.

SpringFan Fri 18-Oct-19 08:51:36

Not a name hate, but my DH suggested that Cameron or Alaister were too Scottish sounding and then suggested Andrew! Could not worked out why I laughed.
(NB. His dad was from Northumberland and he has a Scots surname)

ChilliMayo Fri 18-Oct-19 09:12:55

Carl.
I really took against it. I've only ever met one Carl, and whilst I felt no rapport there was nothing about him that creeped me out. But when dh suggested this (in 1993) I was just Ain't Happening.

Naomimi Fri 18-Oct-19 09:34:47

Persephone
Dorothea
Ariadne
Arabella
Cassiopeia
Amandine

All lovely but way too much with our long surname!

Magicmama92 Fri 18-Oct-19 11:36:39

My partner suggest bo for our little girl.
No thanks.

I dont really like names like north apple etc I'm more of a normal or old fashioned name person haha. For me its finding names that dont remind you of people you dont like as well if you bullied by a james it does put you off that name.

ChrisPrattsFace Fri 18-Oct-19 11:38:19

DH really loved Wayne. Actually hate the name, my accent and they way it comes out is just horrific!

OhMsBeliever Fri 18-Oct-19 11:41:30

My now ex insisted that if we ever had a girl she'd be called Jocelyn.

No. And no again.

I told him in my mind it was a posh mans name not a cute baby girls name but he wouldn't have it. (Sorry to anyone with a girl Jocelyn)

Luckily we had boys so I never faced having to outright refuse it.

LikeTheFruit Fri 18-Oct-19 11:42:56

DH likes Giles/Gyles and doesn't think it's in the least bit posh!

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