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Maple Rose for a girl. Madness?

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imoscarsmum Mon 17-Aug-09 15:30:22

I'm not pregnant or anything but I just adore this name if I had another girl one day but something says it's in the same vein as Apple. Thoughts?

moondog Mon 17-Aug-09 15:33:22

Aye.
Barking

MrsBarbaraKingstanding Mon 17-Aug-09 15:35:21

I'm usually quite traditionalist with names, but quite like this.

Not barking like Apple.

AspasiaManos Mon 17-Aug-09 15:36:37

Maple is barking.

brimfull Mon 17-Aug-09 15:37:42

ridiculous
too sappy

boom boom

LovelyTinOfSpam Mon 17-Aug-09 15:45:33

I'm with mrsbarabara...

Usually hate non-traditional names.

Maple sounds nice though.

MaggieBeauLeo Mon 17-Aug-09 15:49:37

I quite like it, but I'd be worried she'd be called leaf or syrup.

I really like Mabel though. And I agree, Maple is much nicer than Apple. There is nothing I like about Apple!

MrsBarbaraKingstanding Mon 17-Aug-09 15:52:17

Being called Apple is like being called Table.

Although I did read Gwenyth paltrow saying the fuss everyone had made you'd think they'd called the child Shithouse. Which me smile amd like her. Momentarily.

MaggieBeauLeo Mon 17-Aug-09 15:54:55

Did she say that?! A rare flash of humour!

It is like being called Table though. It's just so random somehow. LIke they stuck a pin into the dictionary.

theyoungvisiter Mon 17-Aug-09 15:54:58

I don't like it. It sounds like Maypole and I can imagine the jokes already.

MrsBarbaraKingstanding Mon 17-Aug-09 15:57:20

Or like being called Microsoft.

Table or Microsoft which is worse??

MrsBadger Mon 17-Aug-09 15:57:58

ghastly

JigglyPiggy Mon 17-Aug-09 15:58:31

The two go together well but people would probably think its ment to be Mable.

Ladyem Mon 17-Aug-09 16:00:35

Sounds like a clairvoyant at a fairground who'd tell you your future in her crystal ball!! (Sorry!)

Thunderduck Mon 17-Aug-09 16:01:08

It's awful.

MamaLazarou Mon 17-Aug-09 17:10:36

Everyone will just think you can't spell Mabel.

PestoMonster Mon 17-Aug-09 17:12:04

Maple Syrup's better

differentDM Mon 17-Aug-09 17:13:09

maple's what you pour on pancakes isn't it?

cheesesarnie Mon 17-Aug-09 17:15:00

maple?????

i agree people will think you cant spell mabel

i dont mind apple.grin

i had a dream lastnight my dd was called pixie and have been looking at her today thinking actually she'd get away with it.not like the pixie i knew when i was younger who turned into a fairly plump and not very nice(not because she was plump just because she was a twat before i get rahhh comments)it was bit ...umm odd-in a table way.

CarmenSanDiego Mon 17-Aug-09 17:21:02

Maple is cute. People might assume a Canadian link cos of the maple leaf though.

You pour maple syrup on pancakes... which comes from maple trees. I think tree names are due a comeback anyway.

Rowan, Linden, Holly are all ok. And there are some lesser done ones like Cedar or Tamarix

MadameCastafiore Mon 17-Aug-09 17:22:19

I would snigger and think you were a bit chavvy.

God, I am judgemental aren't I!

Alarielle Mon 17-Aug-09 17:28:52

It makes me think of ham.

"This is not just ham. This is Marks and Spencers maple rose ham..."

Jujubean77 Mon 17-Aug-09 19:31:57

I like it, not chavvy at all just different. She would have to be a brunette stunner though.

chichichien Mon 17-Aug-09 19:47:03

Not good. It's a child not an ice cream

CarmenSanDiego Mon 17-Aug-09 20:58:00

How on earth is it chavvy?

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