Fleur

(29 Posts)
Alaboudoir Sat 01-Aug-20 08:59:07

What are your thoughts on the name Fleur? We are considering for DC1. DH loves it but I am not quite 100% yet...

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ThursdayLastWeek Sat 01-Aug-20 08:59:58

Love it.
Haven’t met a child with it.

cliffdiver Sat 01-Aug-20 09:00:07

I really like it.

MrsBobDylan Sat 01-Aug-20 09:13:53

I have a very close family member with this name and it is gorgeous imo and has weathered very well over the years.

Go for it!

micc Sat 01-Aug-20 09:15:56

My friend called her daughter Fleur smile
Such a pretty little name. I think its beautiful

ivfdreaming Sat 01-Aug-20 09:17:51

I'm not a fan - always sounds like someone pretending to throw up or has something stuck in their throat

SnowdropFox Sat 01-Aug-20 09:20:32

Beautiful name. I know one who is 12 now. Suited her as a 5 year old and doesn't sound odd as a preteen either.

1Bobbinwinder Sat 01-Aug-20 09:22:46

I have to say I don't like this one.

Pronounced with a French accent, pretty, but English...Sounds like "Fler" which is quite throat-cleary. Or maybe how my friend from Halifax would say "flo"

Changeissometimesgood Sat 01-Aug-20 09:25:08

I’m 50 and knew a girl called Fleur at school. Absolutely love it!

Puppilangstrumpfi Sat 01-Aug-20 09:27:30

I like Fleur. Very pretty.

JaJaDingDong Sat 01-Aug-20 09:27:49

I think it sounds like someone being sick. Sorry OP.

SpeedofaSloth Sat 01-Aug-20 09:31:35

Lovely flowers

honeybmain Sat 01-Aug-20 12:06:09

Cute!

Alaboudoir Sat 01-Aug-20 14:24:38

It's growing on me...

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LivingMyBestLife2020 Sat 01-Aug-20 14:25:38

It was my top girl choice but had a boy. I love it

fleamadonna Sat 01-Aug-20 14:28:50

Reminds me of phlegm.

PlantPotting Sat 01-Aug-20 14:47:07

I really like it 💐
I probably wouldn't use it as I failed French at school. But I do know one little girl Fleur and love it

Haworthia Sat 01-Aug-20 14:48:50

It’s pretty but the English pronunciation sounds like “bleurgh!”

MikeUniformMike Sat 01-Aug-20 17:23:50

It's a friend's middle name.
A schoolfriend (we're going back a few decades) had a Ddog called Fleur nn Fleurdie.

mamaoffourdc Sat 01-Aug-20 17:24:39

Love it!

123Dancewithme Sat 01-Aug-20 21:04:14

I like it!

WinWinnieTheWay Sat 01-Aug-20 21:15:12

I know a couple, it reminds me of eurgh.

MikeUniformMike Sat 01-Aug-20 21:16:52

Is it a name in France? I thought it was from The Forsyte Saga.

GoshHashana Sat 01-Aug-20 21:43:01

I've never seen the appeal of this name. Sounds like "bleurghhh".

DramaAlpaca Sat 01-Aug-20 22:05:59

I really want to like it, it looks so pretty on the page... but I don't think I like the spoken sound much. However, I just asked DH to say it and it sounds lovely in a west of Ireland accent.

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