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Jesse

88 replies

Louiseem · 28/12/2022 07:46

Jesse for a boy? I love it but finding myself over thinking names this time around so much! Worried people may mistake for a girls name?

OP posts:
tasamoon · 28/12/2022 12:47

Purplemagnolias · 28/12/2022 09:43

What's a Big Jessie?

A weak, effeminate or cowardly man.

rafanadalsarms · 28/12/2022 12:49

Jesse Pinkman. What could be wrong with this. Classic modern name. And I've just named my kitten after him. Aaron Paul is 😍

Mynameiselvispresley · 28/12/2022 12:51

I think it’s a gorgeous name. I know a lovely 12 year old boy and a very handsome man.

I’m not aware of any issues raised in the thread.

UsingChangeofName · 28/12/2022 12:54

Yeh I'm aware of the "big Jessie" insult.. but I would say this is quite an old fashioned insult? Not sure it's relevant these days?

It really is.
I asked my dc, last time this disagreement came up on Baby names thread and they all knew it as an insult. None of them would consider using it for a boy.
We have no Scottish connections - it is not a nice thing to call someone in England either.

RaininSummer · 28/12/2022 13:11

I love it.

SirChenjins · 28/12/2022 13:13

bibbif · 28/12/2022 12:01

And it's irrelevant & unhelpful to the OP so I'm not sure why you are still here labouring your point?

Labouring what point?

Ned - non educated delinquent. Surely you must have heard of neds, given how non-insular you are.

downtonupton · 28/12/2022 13:28

DD's OH is Jesse - he has never been called a big Jessie except in jest by family as he is 6ft 4 so is a 'big' Jesse.

bibbif · 28/12/2022 13:30

about "big Jessie", perhaps the OP does find it helpful though 😆

bibbif · 28/12/2022 13:32

And no I don't know anyone who uses the term Ned or non educated delinquent.

Mimilamore · 28/12/2022 13:40

Love it, a favourite here

SirChenjins · 28/12/2022 13:42

I didn’t ask if you knew anyone who used the term ned - I asked if you’d heard of it. Even if you are not aware of terms used widely elsewhere in the UK I presume you have Google in your non-insular part of the world and could have looked it up in less time than it’s taken you to post several times about the word.

octoberfarm · 28/12/2022 13:46

I really like it!

BlastedPimples · 28/12/2022 14:31

Love it.

Purplemagnolias · 28/12/2022 16:18

Jesse Pinkman. What could be wrong with this.

A lot. Jesse sounds like a nickname for Jessica so quite feminine. And Pinkman sounds like a pink man GrinWink

Krakenwakes · 28/12/2022 16:31

It’s fine. Definitely a male name, biblical with a long history. Not related to the girl’s name Jessie, or the expression/insult Big Jessie. However, I’m not personally keen on Jesse.

FedUpOfInstaMum · 23/11/2023 12:51

I totally love it and I'm thinking of using it.

Cressie2 · 25/11/2023 09:00

Free Willy is an all time favourite so I vote yes.

PumpkinsAndCoconuts · 25/11/2023 11:16

I don’t like it. Sounds a bit obnoxious imo.

JeeezeLouise · 25/11/2023 14:38

SirChenjins · 28/12/2022 09:47

It’s still an insult unfortunately - although every time threads about this name come up some posters will insist it isn’t. It’s like calling your child Ned here - it’s still an insult that you don’t inflict it on your precious poppet. Jesse is about as far from a rugged and masculine name as you could get.

Ned is terrible

FedUpOfInstaMum · 26/11/2023 15:21

SirChenjins
It’s still an insult unfortunately - although every time threads about this name come up some posters will insist it isn’t. It’s like calling your child Ned here - it’s still an insult that you don’t inflict it on your precious poppet. Jesse is about as far from a rugged and masculine name as you could get.

Ned is terrible

Surely people don't call their kids Ned? 😳

Cotswoldmama · 26/11/2023 15:36

Love it. I had Jesper on my list and thought we'd probably call him Jesse but he'd have the option of his full name if he preferred it when he was older or Jess.

WeeSleekitCowrinTimrousBeastie · 26/11/2023 16:29

Ya Big Jesse

So no.

FedUpOfInstaMum · 26/11/2023 21:39

WeeSleekitCowrinTimrousBeastie · 26/11/2023 16:29

Ya Big Jesse

So no.

No one says that anymore. Apart from old people.

WeeSleekitCowrinTimrousBeastie · 26/11/2023 23:07

@FedUpOfInstaMum

Lol - but they do of all ages.

FedUpOfInstaMum · 27/11/2023 09:34

WeeSleekitCowrinTimrousBeastie · 26/11/2023 23:07

@FedUpOfInstaMum

Lol - but they do of all ages.

They really don't. Only people of 60 odd plus do and no one's really arsed what they say anyway 🤷🏻‍♀️

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