Jump to content

Is Gilbert cool?


  • Please log in to reply
74 replies to this topic

#1 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

As the topic title suggests, Gilbert, wdyt?

#2 liveworkplay

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:51 PM

Yes cool. Don't know if I could do it though.

#3 cb2

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

NMS , I immediatly think of Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables sorry don't think it is cool

#4 somila

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

Gil would be such a great nickname too.

#5 Faradaye

Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:55 PM

I'm responding very positively to Gilbert.  The more I think about it the more I like it.

I also like the sound of Gil as an inevitable nickname.

#6 Pull Up A Beanbag

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:02 PM

The last Gilbert I knew was a twerp, so no.

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:05 PM

its ok

#8 librablonde

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

I love Gilbert and nn Gil or Bertie wub.gif
I'm also a fan of Gideon original.gif

#9 FiveAus

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

No, very uncool. Very geeky name.

#10 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

It's not a dreadful name but it's not cool either.

#11 pitzinoodles

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

QUOTE (cb2 @ 04/12/2012, 05:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NMS , I immediatly think of Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables sorry don't think it is cool


And that's why I love the name!

But no I don't think it's cool. But if you like it use it!

#12 la di dah

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:13 PM

I have inexplicable and baseless general positivity on G names for boys. I like Gabriel/Gavriel, Gideon, Gregory, Gavin, Gareth...

...but I don't like Gilbert.  ph34r.gif

#13 Lickety Split

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:22 PM

I think it's terribly geeky. And Gil will always be the desperate salesman from the Simpsons:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRWAQ255qhs

#14 SCARFACE CLAW

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:22 PM

I immediately thought of Leo saying it in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. I don't hate it, but I wouldn't use it.

#15 MissButtercup

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

Hmm nop..... "What's eating Gilbert grape" comes to mind.

#16 Gudrun

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:26 PM

I wouldn't say cool but it's a good name.  I actually find its NN Gil quite cool.

#17 Rainbow Brite

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:26 PM

A friend of mine has a Gilbert and he is gorgeous so I like the name. Had I heard it before I met a Gilbert, then no, I would not have liked it.

If you love the name then use it. Everyone will always have an opinion but it should not really matter.

#18 LottieCait

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE (SCARFACE CLAW @ 04/12/2012, 06:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I immediately thought of Leo saying it in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. I don't hate it, but I wouldn't use it.

Same.  Not the worst name out there but I personally wouldn't use it.

#19 blenheim

Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:32 PM

YES!  If only I could get DH to agree.

#20 vanessa71

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

Is Gilbert cool?

I don't think Gilbert ever has been or ever will be cool.



#21 bluedragon

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:31 PM

No

#22 strawberry blondes

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

I personally don't see it as a cool name sorry.

#23 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:48 PM

Not sure about Gilbert, but LOVE Gil  wub.gif

#24 eachschoolholidays

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:50 PM

Not cool

#25 Magi Ianthe

Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:09 PM

I don't love Gilbert but I think it fits in with the names that are making appearances again-Arthur, Albert, Frederick. And Gilbert Blythe is a nice character.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Meet the latest baby giving the internet hair envy

"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.

Woman hits back after shop assistant labels her engagement ring as 'pathetic'

A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.

After his grandkids moved away, this grandpa came up with a beautiful way to stay in touch

Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.

20 gorgeous Christmas stocking and sack options

It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.

Dad's genius hack for how to go shopping with a baby

A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.

How I gave birth far too drug-free for my own liking

I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".

Christmas-inspired names for your December baby

Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?

Three-year-old mistakes policeman for Santa, so naturally he goes along with it

When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.

To VBAC or not to VBAC?

"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."

Baby tries broccoli for the first time, immediately regrets it

It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.

'I didn't think I'd have pimples as a grown-up ... then I fell pregnant'

As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.

Stranger's act of kindness helps overwhelmed mum in supermarket

A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.

21 adorable Christmas outfits for your baby

December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

The truth about big-headed babies

Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.

How to encourage your baby's gross motor development skills

There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.

'My baby's extra thumb saved her life'

A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.

He gave her his liver, she gave him her heart

Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.

Toilet training from birth? It is possible

This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

Watch hilarious montage of strangest pregnancy questions on Yahoo Answers

Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.

How to reduce your chances of perineal tearing in birth

The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.