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Help me name DS

38 replies

Robyn83 · 16/03/2023 11:43

DS has arrived, we are undecided on two names they give the same nickname but to me have a totally different feel.
I prefer the classic Francis and DP prefers Franklin, we are calling DS Frankie whilst young and assume Frank as he grows
Please help us to decide which name for the BC as we are registering at 10am tomorrow morning

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MollyMunster · 16/03/2023 11:46

Francis - a classic name, works for any age.

Franklin is a surname, name doesn’t have a nice sound, definite no from me.

ApocalypseNowt · 16/03/2023 11:48

Francis definitely

slamfightbrightlight · 16/03/2023 11:49


Clettercletterthatsbetter · 16/03/2023 11:52

Francis, 100%

Ringaroundtheroses · 16/03/2023 11:54


Bunnyishotandcross · 16/03/2023 11:58

As an adult much better than Frank!

KirstenBlest · 16/03/2023 12:00

Francis or just Frank. Franklin is a bit too american.

RunTowardsTheLight · 16/03/2023 12:03


TheHouseNextDoor · 16/03/2023 12:03


Hate Francis. Such a wet name.

user1492757084 · 16/03/2023 12:03

Francis. Welcome to the World, wee Frankie.

Theoldwoman · 16/03/2023 12:03

Francis by a country mile.

Robyn83 · 16/03/2023 12:07

Oh I am loving the love for Francis

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Justinripley · 16/03/2023 13:28

I like Franklin!

But I love just Frank.

Bunnyishotandcross · 16/03/2023 14:16

Francis Rossi is anything but wet!. My dgf was John Francis.. I have the female spelling as does my pfb!

bravotango · 16/03/2023 14:22

I'd just have Frank! Love it, Frankie is cute too 🙂

shoopshoopdedoo · 16/03/2023 14:28

Definitely Francis! Also, Congratulations!

Pegsmum · 16/03/2023 14:31


pamshortsbrokenbothherlegs · 16/03/2023 14:32

Love Francis. Classic. Franklin feels American to me (signed, an American).

Yesthatismychildsigh · 16/03/2023 14:41

Francis. Not my taste but infinitely better than the hideous Franklin, which is a surname.

musicandpassion · 16/03/2023 15:02

I'm biased as my son is called Franklin. Not really sure what all the hate it about... probably because it's "American" when it's actually not, it's an old English name.

RuthW · 16/03/2023 17:42


KirstenBlest · 16/03/2023 17:54

@musicandpassion , it was an English surname, and I think it's probably associated with Benjamin Franklin and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
I see it a bit like Madison, Carter, Reagan, Theodore, Lincoln, Jackson, Harrison, Taylor,...

ourflagmeansdeath · 16/03/2023 18:33

Another vote for Francis, lovely name

User6761 · 16/03/2023 18:34

Francis 💯
Franklin is awful, sorry.

AngelDelightUK · 16/03/2023 18:44

Franklin. Francis is too Uni-sex for me. I know the female version is spelt differently, but it always sounds like a girls name to me

I know a Franklin and I think it’s a lovely name

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