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Arlo or River?

32 replies

Cleo2628 · 05/11/2022 07:49

For our baby boy. Opinions please!

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DuchessOfSausage · 05/11/2022 09:43

i don't like either of them.

Dragonsgreen · 05/11/2022 10:34

I do think these names will both date quite badly, if that’s a concern for you. They are very ‘now’.

I used to like River but it does just sound a bit trying to be trendy. Arlo is probably my preference but it’s suddenly very popular and I wouldn’t be surprised if it reaches the top 10.

Luredbyapomegranate · 05/11/2022 11:47

Arlo is fine

River is really naff

They are both overused - Arlo has been very popular for longer, but for this age group I’m guessing River will be even more so

Arnold nn Arnie

might be others

garlictwist · 05/11/2022 11:48

I dislike both. Arlo makes me think of milk and river is very try hard

Luredbyapomegranate · 05/11/2022 11:49

Mumofgirls2017 · 05/11/2022 08:26

River. Too many arlo's around and think it will date

You don’t think River will date?!

They both will - because they’ve become very popular very fast, names like that almost always rapidly fall

MassiveSalad22 · 05/11/2022 11:49

I think they’re both the Barry/Roger/Colin of the future - ie they’re very Now so will date. But if I had to pick one, Arlo.

SuperCamp · 05/11/2022 11:53


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