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settingsun Sun 23-Aug-09 16:07:55

Here's the shortlist of baby names I'm considering that I generated with Mumsnet's Baby Name Finder. Let me know what you think.

Boys
Elias
Jasper

Girls
Geraldine
Prunella

boodleboot Sun 23-Aug-09 16:10:08

Elias is lovely
Jasper is what we call wasps in our family so not keen on that

don't like either of the girls names

janeite Sun 23-Aug-09 16:13:45

I love Elias. Geraldine is okay but Prunella is awful, sorry.

Tidey Sun 23-Aug-09 16:13:53

The only one I like is Elias.

baskingseals Sun 23-Aug-09 16:18:04

Really like Elias. Not so keen on the others, but quite like Geraldine.

screamingabdab Sun 23-Aug-09 16:52:29

I hope you really want to know grin

I like Elias, but (sorry), do not like any of the other names

Jasper reminds me of a golden labrador.

Prunella - whilst Prunella Scales is a fine actress, it does remind me of something you might take to help with constipation

Geraldine is OK, but puts me in mind of a bossy head girl

< disclaimer: screamingabdab has an unreasonable prejudice against "posh" names >

Thunderduck Sun 23-Aug-09 16:57:32

I love both of your boys names but not your girls names. You couldn't possibly call a baby Prunella.

Vikelm Sun 23-Aug-09 17:05:09

Sorry, going with the crowd here. I think your boys' names are fine, but I'm not over-keen on the girls' names.

Geraldine sounds a bit masculine in my opinion, and Prunella sounds shrivelled and wrinkly! Although, the NN 'Pru' is kind of nice.

Just my honest opinion. I think most kids end up suiting their name no matter how it sounds when you first hear it - people accept it after a while.

If you love the names or if they hold special meaning for you, go for it. But don't expect everyone to love it right away!

foreverchanges Sun 23-Aug-09 17:28:52

prunella ???????????????????????
you cannot be serious

like jasper but it is more of a dogs name

id try your luck again on the name finder if i were you

diddl Sun 23-Aug-09 17:59:00

I like both the boys names, but neither og the girls names.
Ella?

mathanxiety Sun 23-Aug-09 19:06:17

Boys' names are great, love them both, know one Jasper and one Elias, but don't like either of the girls' names -- Geraldine was very popular in Ireland in the sixties, and they are mostly Ger or Gerry now. I don't know why Prunella would appeal to anyone.

mrswoolf Sun 23-Aug-09 19:34:58

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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