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Posted 10 November 2012 - 07:53 PM
Pg with no4, No idea if it's a boy or a girl so at the moment we are just throwing idea's around.
What do you think of Drew as a name? If you hear it in the park do you think nice name, bogan name etc?
If I have a boy (after 3 girls) I would love to name him after my dad who is Andrew but I don't like Andrew and I have always liked Drew.
Would love to hear ideas.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 07:57 PM
I had an ex named Drew (just Drew, not short for Andrew). He was a lovely guy. I think it's a great name.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:00 PM
Go for it , I see absolutely no reason why not. I like that you don't hear it much. I've only ever met one.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:07 PM
I like Drew despite traumatic memories of an ex, so that means I must like it a lot.
I don't have much opinion of Drew vs. Andrew except to note I would always call an Andrew Drew and never Andy.
Drew is used as a standalone name, independently of Andrew, in Wales, and is related to the word "druid."
My favourite form of Andrew is Andre but I grew up knowing tons of guys named Andre, most answering to Dre, but that is probably not as workable/unremarkable/kinda cool-ish out here.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:08 PM
My other girls have quite girly names so if i have another girl I don't think I would use Drew, plus I see it as quite a manly name
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:14 PM
It's a bit dull.
On a side note, I once knew a Anne Drew.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:22 PM
It;s fine, as long as your last name isn't peacock.
Though I would go Andrew for a boy, and nickname Drew.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:35 PM
Uncommon but very nice. I work with a guy called Drew and he's lovely.
I think it works equally nicely as a standalone name as it does as a nickname for Andrew.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:41 PM
My name would have been Drew if I'd been a boy! I always thought it was a great choice, so I say go for it.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:43 PM
I've always liked Drew and surprised you don't hear it more often.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:44 PM
My husbands name is Drew and I love it!
But hate Andrew lol
Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:58 PM
I'm not keen on the name. It's not awful, just a little insipid.
Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:27 PM
Love it! Like leosmum, I would have been Drew had I been a boy -- and my husband & I had it on our short list.
Posted 11 November 2012 - 12:02 AM
I think it's nice and it's nice to name the baby after your dad
Posted 11 November 2012 - 02:53 PM
I really love the name Drew. I wanted to use it, but our surname is Sketcher....so I'm thinking the combination might not work well. Lol.
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