Linden for a boy

(24 Posts)
oopsiw Fri 31-Jul-20 14:07:23

Any thoughts?

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HunkyPunk Fri 31-Jul-20 14:12:00

I think its a lovely sounding name. Have come across Lyndon before, but quite like it spelled the same way as the tree.

blosstree Fri 31-Jul-20 14:13:40

I'm not too keen, but it's a nice enough name. I wouldn't think it was odd if I heard it.

FlorenceFlounce Fri 31-Jul-20 14:13:44

Taught a Lyndon and know a second one too 👍 It’s a move sounding name 😊

mylittleavalon Fri 31-Jul-20 14:26:18

Love it only downside is nickname could be Lin which is more known as a girls name- if you are bothered by that

oopsiw Fri 31-Jul-20 14:34:46

I was a little concerned about it being so close to Linda. Maybe Lyndon is a better spelling

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SomeWateryTart Fri 31-Jul-20 15:23:32

Isn't there a US president called Linden Johnson?

It's alright. A bit like Lincoln (another president obviously)!

DivGirl Fri 31-Jul-20 16:15:45


Isn't there a US president called Linden Johnson?

It's alright. A bit like Lincoln (another president obviously)!

Spelt Lyndon, but there was. He was absolutely obsessed with his penis (and that is all I know about him).

SomeWateryTart Fri 31-Jul-20 16:29:31

Oooooh that's a very unfortunate association!

I know a Lincoln, a Jefferson and a Franklin. One in Scotland, the others in England. All primary age or younger.

Another US history name I love us Wyatt. Think it's really cool.

SomeWateryTart Fri 31-Jul-20 16:31:15

Hang that why Americans refer to willies as Johnsons 🤯?

Always think it's funny they have president fart and we have PM cock in each others slang.

Sorry op, for lowering tone!

Todaywewilldobetter Fri 31-Jul-20 16:33:08

Thee was a Linden in Holby years ago! He was cute but troubled if I remember rightly.

It's a tree. Just as good as Rowan but better than Oak as names go!

JustMeAndMyTins Fri 31-Jul-20 16:48:53

🎵 Sexy Cinderella... 🎵

With a ‘y’ though. Great name.

ShyTown Fri 31-Jul-20 16:55:50

Cock obsessed president aside, I do know of a baby girl Linden (family are American) and I think it sounds feminine because of the similarity to Lynn or Linda.

howfarwevecome Fri 31-Jul-20 16:57:30

I like Linden or Lyndon for spelling it. Or Lincoln.

MikeUniformMike Fri 31-Jul-20 18:09:01

How about Bush?

SomeWateryTart Fri 31-Jul-20 18:19:20


How about Bush?

grin I can't say it has escaped my attention that president lady garden was there before president fart and pm dick...

I mean, it's always the Republicans and Tories isn't it? You'd never catch a Democrat with such a silly surname grinwink.

daisypond Fri 31-Jul-20 18:55:08

I like it. It’s a tree. No different to Rowan, or other tree names.

FinallyRelief Fri 31-Jul-20 18:56:51

I thought of the baby gates then realised they are Lindam

XFPW Fri 31-Jul-20 19:04:44

I know a baby Linden. He’s American but NOT named after LBJ.

He will go by Lenny as a nickname. (This isn’t as weird as it sounds - in their accent Lenny is closer to Linny than LEnny.)

I like it.

Allmyeye Fri 31-Jul-20 19:28:40

56 FinallyRelief

I thought of the baby gates then realised they are Lindam

You and me both although I didn’t realise it was Lindam until you said.

OxenoftheSun Fri 31-Jul-20 19:32:08

I quite like it for the tree association. Definitely Linden rather than Lyndon, though.

oopsiw Fri 31-Jul-20 19:33:29

SomeWateryTone no problem grin

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DramaAlpaca Sat 01-Aug-20 01:50:25

Lyndon is fine for a boy.

I see Linden as being quite feminine.

TeaForTara Sat 01-Aug-20 03:11:01

I think Linden would suit a girl better than a boy but Lyndon is fine for a boy.

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