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Rupert James?

(8 Posts)
kittybeard Mon 18-Aug-08 11:41:20

We're thinking of Rupert James for this lo. What do you think, is it too close to the bear for teasing?
Other names we like are Hector or Jasper, but Rupert is the favourite.

collision Mon 18-Aug-08 11:42:25

tis a bit posh and bear like!

but then Hector and Jasper are posh too!

kevinsmother Mon 18-Aug-08 11:45:27

I prefer James Rupert!

hanaflower Mon 18-Aug-08 11:47:38

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scattercushion Mon 18-Aug-08 11:51:41

I know a grown-up Rupert who is lovely but I'm afraid his name is a bit sore-thumbish. Sorry.

bellabelly Mon 18-Aug-08 11:56:05

I love the name Rupert but DH vetoed it saying it was too posh and made him think of thick sloanes. If your DH doesn't make similarly unhelpful comments then go for it. Makes me think of Rupert Everett (drool) rather than Rupert the Bear.

branflake81 Mon 18-Aug-08 12:24:25

Are you very posh? if so you might be able to get away with it. Otherwise your son will need a thick skin.

Boulders Mon 18-Aug-08 13:09:05

Rupert is a wet name. But Jasper is really nice.

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