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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

OP posts:

TomatoSandwiches · 16/03/2023 18:46

Francis or, hear me out...... Francois.


hattie43 · 16/03/2023 18:47

Frank is for a French bulldog . I can't get my head around it for a child . Francis is better


TomatoSandwiches · 16/03/2023 18:47

It can't be Franklin, the one and only Franklin I've met was a Chihuahua on the NY Subway, he was cute but no name for a child 😁


BevMarsh · 16/03/2023 18:52

Prefer Franklin.
Francis, to me sounds very feminine.


Twoinapod · 16/03/2023 19:31

Out of the two then Franklin, I always see Francis as very feminine and wet sounding and really don’t understand the love for it. But if he’s going to be called Frankie or Frank then just go with Frank. It’s much better than Francis or Franklin.


pilates · 16/03/2023 19:33



LysHastighed · 16/03/2023 19:36



Xarrie · 16/03/2023 20:01

Not Franklin!


Snoopystick · 16/03/2023 20:03



Bibbitybobbityboot · 16/03/2023 20:38

Francis. Franklin is awful (but I hate surnames as first names and it may be old but sounds v much like a surname)


Snugglemonkey · 16/03/2023 21:11

I really love Frankie. I would go with Frank or Francis. Probably just Frank though.


resm · 16/03/2023 21:39

Francis 100% - it’s a great name for any age & personality. Congratulations on the arrival of your little boy!


Sadiegirl87 · 17/03/2023 09:56

I would just call him Frank if that's what you foresee him being called as an adult. Out of the two names you've said I would go with Franklin but Francis is still nice just a bit old feeling to me

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