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#1 TarneeW

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:23 PM

These are our boy names at this stage should number four be a boy (I know these names are not to everyone's taste).

Jasper
Flynn
Emerson
Harper
Remy

What are your thoughts? What do you love /hate?

TIA



#2 RexterTheFeral

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:33 PM

Jasper - I like it!
Flynn - okay, doesn't excite me greatly though
Emerson -ok
Harper - too unisex for me
Remy - not that keen on this one, I don't know why but I can't see it growing with a person, iykwim.. I haven't met a Remy so perhaps that's why (did know a lovely Remko though)



#3 la di dah

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

I don't understand how occupationals get appointed gender  (What makes Piper femme and Mason exclusively male? Dunno) but just so you know I know like four girls named Harper and as these things go I think of it as a girl's name.

Emerson is the new Addison/Madison for a lot of girls as well, however since they literally mean son-of I wouldn't necessarily abandon ship. I must admit I prefer Emmett (or Emmet) to Emerson though.

I like Jasper and Remy best.

#4 Sunny003

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:36 PM

I love Jasper (DS2's MN) and Remi/Remy the best.

#5 Gudrun

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:37 PM

Love Remy and Jasper. Especially Remy!

Like Flynn.

Don't mind Harper.

Dislike Emerson.


Not sure what you mean by different.  I wouldn't regard any of these names as 'different' per se.  You've got different styles within them, so maybe some go better with the sibset than others?

#6 la di dah

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:39 PM

Might be "out there" in a different way but I have a soft spot for Emmanuel. It's a bit Euro but so is Remy really. (I don't use that as a big diss)

#7 The Awesome One

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:46 PM

Jasper is the only one I really really like, the others make me go "meh"

#8 Magnus

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:46 PM

I think Jasper's great and has a very snappy feel to it.

Flynn is also pleasant.

The others aren't so much my style.

#9 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:52 PM

I really like Jasper

#10 pippityroo

Posted 01 January 2013 - 04:53 PM

Flynn is my fave from your list.

I do really like Remy for a boy (DD3 is Remi, yet I prefer it on a boy).

Jasper is great, Harper not bad, and Emerson is ok.

#11 kuhla

Posted 01 January 2013 - 05:12 PM

Congrats on boy #4.  I just found out I'm having girl #4.  

I had Emerson and Remy on my boy list.  Love them.  Remy sounds like a nickname though.  Remington?

Also like Jasper (spelt Jaspurr though) but it's our cats name.

#12 Daisy Goat

Posted 01 January 2013 - 05:16 PM

I have a Jasper, his ID twin is Spencer. Their best friend is Harper.

I  really have enjoyed hearing the name Harper this year. It has a soothing gentle feel to it yet some strength somehow.


#13 kerilyntaryn

Posted 01 January 2013 - 05:18 PM

Jasper - ok
Flynn  - ok
Emerson - is ok  or Emmett or Bennett
Harper - I think more girls are using this one - Harley, Harlow?
Remy - used more for girls,  what about Romeo, Roman or Remington

what are your other boys names

#14 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:50 PM

Love Flynn, jasper and Harper.

#15 Imaginary friend

Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:56 PM

I really like Jasper.
Flynn and Emerson are ok.
Remy and Harper don't appeal to me much as boys names

#16 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 01 January 2013 - 08:01 PM

None are my style, but Flynn is by far the best on the list and Harper is by far my least favourite (and it has dropped a lot more in my estimation since hearing  of a Harper NN Harpy the other day).

#17 IamAuntyA

Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:15 AM

3 of your names I love BUT 2 of them are what I have on my list of Girls names (Emmerson & Harper). Flynn is a great boys name tho  original.gif Remy is a bit to girly for my liking, it's cute when he is a newborn but not once he is a grown man.

#18 emlis22

Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:43 AM

I like Flynn, Remy and Emerson.

I can't warm to Jasper. There's just something that irks me.

The first name to come to mind when reading your list was Reuben.

#19 Musk Sticks

Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:54 AM

Emerson is definitely my favourite of your choices.

Jasper is NMS - my mother has a cat called 'jasper', it also reminds me of casper the friendly ghost.



Edited by Bobita, 02 January 2013 - 09:55 AM.


#20 Bel Rowley

Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:03 AM

I like Remy, Flynn and Jasper. Not keen on Emerson or Harper.

#21 Sif

Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:08 AM

I love all these names! Particularly Emerson and Remy!

#22 Weirdly Sane

Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:09 AM



Jasper isn't a favourite of mine; when growing up I had a friend with a snappy little dog named Jasper so that has put me off the name

Flynn - I think this would be my pick of your list but I wouldn't rave about it

Emerson - not bad

Harper - too many little girls have that name, I would not use it

Remy - somehow seems feminine too

How about:
Raphael
Toby
Robson
Jensen
Lars

#23 B.Nasty

Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:31 AM

I absolutely love Remy. Jasper is nice too.

I am not a fan of your others.

#24 ~Peaches~

Posted 03 January 2013 - 01:55 PM

I like Flynn best original.gif

#25 marnie27

Posted 03 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

Fantastic names!

DD is Harper but I love it for a boy too. Had she been a boy she would have been Nate Emmerson or Jude Emmerson.

Remy is my least fav from your list.

What are your other children's names?




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