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#1 Squisheee

Posted 22 June 2019 - 07:37 PM

Looking for an old British vibe.

#2 MooGuru

Posted 22 June 2019 - 07:39 PM


#3 NastyGal

Posted 22 June 2019 - 07:41 PM


#4 Froyo

Posted 22 June 2019 - 07:42 PM

Definitely Henry.

#5 WTFancie shmancie

Posted 22 June 2019 - 07:43 PM


#6 Mands09

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:00 PM


#7 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:04 PM

Spencer sounds a bit tossy.

Henry for my vote. I love Hal as a nickname.

#8 onetrick

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:12 PM

I love spencer :) happy to be the odd one out here!

#9 Phoebeandme

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:33 PM


#10 Imaginary friend

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:37 PM

I know a Spencer, he is in his mid  20's.

It is a piece of clothing to me - a long sleeve singlet.

Am not surprised more replies in favour of Henry - not because of that but because it is currently a top 10 or so name whereas Spencer is much less common.
That will always skew such results.

#11 kerilyntaryn

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:41 PM


#12 Abcde-La-A

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:41 PM

I like both but much prefer Henry.

#13 Mrs Claus

Posted 22 June 2019 - 08:57 PM


#14 SeaPrincess

Posted 22 June 2019 - 09:08 PM

We know a family with both Spencer and Henry. Personally, I prefer Henry.

#15 Astrocyte

Posted 22 June 2019 - 09:19 PM

Love both but I have a real soft spot for Spencer. I blame a character from criminal minds for it.


Posted 22 June 2019 - 09:33 PM

Henry. Spencer is a surname.

#17 Silver Girl

Posted 22 June 2019 - 09:34 PM

I love Spencer.

#18 all-of-us

Posted 22 June 2019 - 09:42 PM

Spencer.  Love name.

Plus know too many Henry’s

#19 Lou-bags

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:07 PM


I know a few adult Spencers, one of whom is a wonderful gentle thoughtful kind man who has really endeared the name to me.

#20 tayto...

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:10 PM

Definitely Spencer. Not a fan of Henry (prefer Harry)

#21 Gudrun

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:24 PM

Both great names. I like them equally but Henry for the old British vibe.

#22 teddytbumpandme

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:32 PM

Prefer Henry over Spencer

#23 ~J_WTF~

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:36 PM

Spencer by a mile.  

Henry is so common these days.

#24 Ellie bean

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:38 PM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 22 June 2019 - 10:36 PM, said:

Spencer by a mile.  

Henry is so common these days.
There’s a good reason Spencer isn’t common imo, I’d keep it that way!

#25 ~J_WTF~

Posted 22 June 2019 - 10:42 PM

View PostEllie bean, on 22 June 2019 - 10:38 PM, said:

There’s a good reason Spencer isn’t common imo, I’d keep it that way!

I guess it depends if you want your kid to be know as Henry last initial his whole schooling life.

That was me and I bloody hated it, so I wouldn’t do it to my kids!

But then I love Spencer as a girls name.

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