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Jiminy wdyt for a boy?

(12 Posts)
hallyhappy Thu 05-Mar-09 05:42:38

We're thinking of naming our baby this. What do you think, would you think of the cricket connection? Does it matter?
Other options are Sidney or Simian.

nooka Thu 05-Mar-09 05:44:27

I shall assume that you are being silly

esselle Thu 05-Mar-09 05:59:57

As in Jiminy Crickey???hmm

Now that is just plain silly imo!!

esselle Thu 05-Mar-09 06:00:31

Bugger I meant Jiminy Cricket...

GossipMonger Thu 05-Mar-09 06:13:33

Dont be ridiculous!

Jiminy is awful

Sidney - not my choice

Simian is spelt wrong as it should be Simeon which is a nice name.

fanjoforthemammaries7850 Thu 05-Mar-09 06:50:00

you do know that simian means 'ape like'?!

dinkymum Thu 05-Mar-09 10:27:37

I like Sidney

MerryMarigold Thu 05-Mar-09 10:49:03

No way! Definitely Jiminy Cricket. And it does matter!

Simeon is nice spellt like that.

Sidney...hmmmm...it's ok. I quite like Sid, just 'cos of Cbeebies Sid!

mumoftoby Thu 05-Mar-09 11:00:18

Simeon is lovely!

lastboxoftampons Thu 05-Mar-09 11:30:35

I prefer Sidney out of those on your list - although I think it's becoming more popular as a girl's name than boys.

Jiminy is definitely a cricket, sorry! Also, you'll likely get people constantly confusing it for Jimmy. What about Jeremy instead?

2Helenback Thu 05-Mar-09 11:31:05

I'm sorry, but considering an insect or a monkey as names for your child must mean a rush of hormones previously not known to womankind. I too have had hormone induced name insanity blips, and I only say this bluntly to be kind!

2Helenback Thu 05-Mar-09 11:31:25

Oh yes, love Sidney though!

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