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Name associations on my list please

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Salonly Wed 14-Oct-09 15:58:49


The last two are my husband's new suggestions!

neenz Wed 14-Oct-09 16:01:33

Oscar = that baby off Eastenders
Magnus = cider
Finn = common
Victor = OK
Alasdair = Like it, classic
Dylan = OK
Archie = common

LowLevelWhingeing Wed 14-Oct-09 16:01:44

Oscar - I think Hugh fearnley whittingstall's son is called Oscar. middle class. Like it tho
Magnus - Magnusson
Finn - hollyoaks
Victor - I imagine a black and white film about WW2 pilots with moustaches (doesn't everyone?)
Alasdair - my cousin of course
Dylan - Bob
Archie - I know 3 Archie's under the age of 3.

Cortina Wed 14-Oct-09 16:02:44

Oscar - blundering aristocratic player
Magnus - tosser in the city
Finn - Findus fish fingers but used to be a cool choice once
Victor - gorgeous Dutch musician
Alasdair - school heart throb and county sportsman
Dylan - Catherine Zeta Jones imitators
Archie - Monarch of the Glen, Balamory, safe surburbanite choice

CuppaTeaJanice Wed 14-Oct-09 16:12:40

Oscar - Slightly effeminate with a weasley face, a bit bookish.
Magnus - Strapping Swedish hulk. Professional life model. Pierces his own genitals.
Finn - Outdoorsy type. Sandy hair, disproportionately short legs. Prefers briefs to boxers.
Victor - Aloof and cold. Likes things to be lined up neatly. Wears a pinstripe morning suit.
Alasdair - Strange looking boy who grows up to be quite attractive. Works as an estate agent.
Dylan - Wears chinos. Terrible at spelling.
Archie - Cheeky chappie. Sleeps around. Tastes of marmite.

Tommy Wed 14-Oct-09 16:18:52

Oscar - my DS3 grin
Magnus - mad (as in Pike) or Icelandic
Finn - short for Finlay
Victor - had a boyfriend called Victor and some of my more unkind friends called him "Vic the prick" although I knew another one later who was just lovely - Spanish so he said his name with a gorgeous accent
Alasdair - sounds like you've spelled Alistair wrong
Dylan - quite cool
Archie - the inventor

neenz Wed 14-Oct-09 16:22:18

Dylan - I just think Dylan off Beverly Hills 90210 [yum]

TheDevilEatsBabies Wed 14-Oct-09 16:29:45

oscar = lovely (but also a cat in a kid's book)
magnus = icelandic, foreign name
Finn = common
victor = hugo or bit posh, nice and classic though (and phonetic for V apparently)
Alasdair = prefer Alastair (god now i can't remember if it should be Alistair or Alastair!!) (ie it's one that'll get spelled wrongly)
Dylan = druggie rabbit
Archie = emmerdale. he was a bit dim, wasn't he? (oh god, my age!)

DuelingFANGo Wed 14-Oct-09 16:32:00

Oscar schindler - mostly good associations
Magnus makes me think of the icecream or Magnus Pyke/Magnusson
Finn - nice but overused
Victor - meldrew
Alasdair - scottish
Dylan - bob
Archie - nice

scarletlilybug Wed 14-Oct-09 16:34:26

Oscar - Wilde
Finn - Huckleberry
Victor - Hugo
Alasdair - Campbell/Darling
Dylan - Bob or the rabbit on Magic Roundabout
Archie - Angel (from Princess Poppy books)

Those are my associations, anyway smile

Hulababy Wed 14-Oct-09 16:40:35

Oscar - I like this, but worry it is used for pets an awful lot
Magnus - I don't like this
Finn - ok but not keen
Victor - no
Alasdair - not for me
Dylan - ok
Archie - quite like but don't like full name

bexincornwall Thu 15-Oct-09 16:24:39

Oscar - cat
Magnus - cider
Finn - lovely friend of mine, is a pilot, spelt Phin though (as he is a Phinneus)
Victor - old man, also had a stalker by this name, he was a total freak, so not good for me!
Alasdair - spelling issues
Dylan - know a lot of them (under 7), cute though
Archie - sounds like a second hand car dealer or the gay inventor off Balamory!

UnrequitedSkink Thu 15-Oct-09 17:06:11

Oscar - the Grouch (but I still like it)
Magnus - Mastermind
Finn - nice
Victor - Meldrew - godawful
Alasdair - ok but not v. keen
Dylan - lovely
Archie - equally lovely. Really really lovely in fact.

UnrequitedSkink Thu 15-Oct-09 17:07:48

Actually, I suppose you'd only know Oscar the Grouch if you watched Sesame Street as a kid. Which I did.

JackieNo Thu 15-Oct-09 17:08:31

Oscar - not great - not sure why
Magnus - Magnusson
Finn - quite like it
Victor - twirly moustachioed victorian villain
Alasdair - quite like it
Dylan - Thomas, I like it
Archie - like it, but loads around atm.

crokky Thu 15-Oct-09 17:09:31

Oscar = bin creature from sesame street
Magnus = world's strongest man
Finn = nice
Victor = don't like, perhaps victor meldrew!
Alasdair = strange spelling
Dylan = nice
Archie = OK

Feierabend Thu 15-Oct-09 17:23:51

Oscar = big ears (don't ask me why!). Overambitious middle class parents trying too hard to be different. Sorry.

Magnus = magnificent, sexy, a bit arrogant.

Finn = cute but will never grow up.

Victor = definitely gay. Think purple silk bow ties.

Alasdair = the one who always got teased at school because of his ridiculous name. He's a loser.

Dylan = he'll have to try hard to be cool enough for his name.

Archie = again, will never really grow up.

I do like some of these names, honest, but you did ask grin

BrigitBigKnickers Thu 15-Oct-09 17:24:09

Oscar- cute
Magnus- adult name-not sure it suits a child
Finn- lovely
Victor- Meldrew
Alasdair- posh Alistair
Dylan- love this name but know a few naughty ones!
Archie- ok

BrigitBigKnickers Thu 15-Oct-09 17:25:00

Oscar- cute
Magnus- adult name-not sure it suits a child
Finn- lovely
Victor- Meldrew
Alasdair- posh Alistair
Dylan- love this name but know a few naughty ones!
Archie- ok

spiderlight Thu 15-Oct-09 17:44:39

Oscar - cute little rascally child.
Magnus - Magnusson
Finn - my first dog's name. Love it.
Victor - Meldrew
Alasdair - another cute little rascally child, probably with red hair
Dylan - love this one too. Laid-back, possibly slightly dozy child.
Archie - my current dog's name. Was very unusual when we chose it but now becoming very common. Love it though.

HerHonesty Thu 15-Oct-09 22:04:28

Oscar. dogs name. snotty kid that will get teased
Magnus - interesting. magnum icecream
Finn - a bit done
Victor - dont like. pervy portugese taxi driver
Alasdair - like. fit scottish bloke
Dylan -
Archie - fat old but charming soak.

Rindercella Thu 15-Oct-09 22:10:10

Oscar - EE

Magnus - Magnusson. I have started, so I'll finish

Finn - Like.

Victor - Meldrew

Alasdair - boring bloke I used to work with (this man was really dull)

Dylan - Thomas. Or the total nutter who used to work on our farm and turn out to be an escaped convict shock Turned out Dylan wasn't his birth name grin

Archie - Bald. Tis very well used round these parts too.

randomimposter Thu 15-Oct-09 22:11:16

Oscar the statue
Magnus Mastermind
Finn Sopranos
Victor eeejit off Big Brother a few years back
Alasdair misspelt spin doctor
Dylan Magic Roundabout rabbit
Archie Eastenders

piscesmoon Thu 15-Oct-09 22:14:52

Oscar-every other baby seems to be called this at the moment.
Victor-40's school boy in a sleeveless pullover.
Alasdair-much prefer Alistair
Archie -Archibald

MaElsie Fri 16-Oct-09 08:15:15

Oscar - Wilde
Magnus - Magnusson
Finn - Huckleberry
Victor - Hugo
Alasdair - only someone from school
Dylan - Bob
Archie - v. nice

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