Thoughts on these names?

I never really see these names being discussed anywhere and I was just curious what impressions people had of them. [name_f]Do[/name_f] you like them? Why or why not? What kind of vibes do they give you? I’m not considering them for myself, but just curious!

[name_u]Reece[/name_u] (I do see [name_u]Rhys[/name_u] discussed, but not this spelling)

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m]: [name_m]Rusty[/name_m] has a rugged and down-to-earth feel. It brings to mind someone with a strong sense of adventure and a love for the outdoors.

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m] - reminds me a bit of [name_u]Dusty[/name_u] or [name_m]Woody[/name_m]? not my style, a bit too descriptive and nickname-y for me
[name_m]Andreas[/name_m] - I feel solidly meh about this one. I really dislike [name_m]Andrew[/name_m] so this feels too close
[name_u]Reece[/name_u] - something about the C just looks wrong. I prefer [name_u]Reese[/name_u] (for any gender) and [name_u]Rhys[/name_u]
[name_u]Colby[/name_u] - it’s fine, not exciting, reminds me a bit of [name_u]Cody[/name_u] and [name_m]Cole[/name_m], which were really popular when I was younger
[name_u]Scott[/name_u] - dated
[name_m]Frank[/name_m] - dated

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m] - I feel like it suits a particular kind of person, but it does feel a bit grungy, dusty round the edges

[name_m]Andreas[/name_m] - not a favourite (maybe because I knew a not particularly nice one?) but it does have a bit of flair

[name_u]Reece[/name_u] - it’s okay, but I prefer the rugged look of [name_u]Rhys[/name_u]

[name_u]Colby[/name_u] - pretty warm and cool

[name_u]Scott[/name_u] - it’s okay. Like a solid name. But it leans a bit too ‘masc’ for me

[name_m]Frank[/name_m] - I knew a little [name_m]Frank[/name_m] and it suited me well. Kind of clunky, old man vibes, though I do like [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] or [name_u]Frankie[/name_u] better

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m] ~ I only know it as a feminine name, so I’m having trouble picturing it on a guy!

[name_m]Andreas[/name_m] ~ this is very handsome. It sounds kind of soft but grand. I see it as a name that would suit all ages - so sweet for a little one but serious for a grown up too.

[name_u]Reece[/name_u] ~ I strongly prefer the [name_u]Rhys[/name_u] spelling. [name_u]Reese[/name_u] is okay but [name_u]Reece[/name_u] would be my third spelling choice. I agree with @SparkleNinja18 that the spelling looks odd, I think it might be the 4 round letters in a row!

[name_u]Colby[/name_u] ~ I like this a lot. It’s similar to a family name of mine. It feels cosy.

[name_u]Scott[/name_u] ~ I couldn’t think of using this name for a child but I can see the appeal for others. Dated but I don’t dislike anything about it.

[name_m]Frank[/name_m] ~ seems a bit blunt – is that pure word association?! Like @Greyblue I prefer [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] or [name_u]Frankie[/name_u]. (I feel the same way about [name_m]Fred[/name_m]! [name_m]Fred[/name_m]? No. [name_u]Freddie[/name_u] or [name_m]Frederick[/name_m]? Yep!)

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[name_m]Rusty[/name_m] - I’m biased because of a positive association, but I find it really sweet! It has a bit of a dated vibe to me though, similar to [name_m]Russ[/name_m] or [name_u]Randy[/name_u].

[name_m]Andreas[/name_m] - I know a few in real life, I think it’s cool! I definitely prefer it to [name_m]Andrew[/name_m] and [name_u]Andrea[/name_u] but I think I like [name_m]Anders[/name_m] more.

[name_u]Reece[/name_u] - [name_u]Eh[/name_u], I usually prefer to stick to the most popular spelling. It’s not bad! I just wouldn’t pick it over [name_u]Rhys[/name_u] or [name_u]Reese[/name_u].

[name_u]Colby[/name_u] - I think this one could be more popular, -y surname names are often loved on NB! It’s “too American” for me but I see the appeal

[name_u]Scott[/name_u] & [name_m]Frank[/name_m] - Both have a bit of a dad vibe, but I do really like [name_u]Scotty[/name_u] and [name_u]Frankie[/name_u] so I could definitely enjoy them with their nicknames!

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m]: Cowboy. Kids running barefoot through thorn-infested fields. I like many cowboy names, but not this one. I have a hard time picturing an adult named [name_m]Rusty[/name_m] who has, say, an office job.

[name_m]Andreas[/name_m]: I associate this name with someone with dark hair who is from [name_u]South[/name_u] [name_u]America[/name_u] or Europe. It is a handsome name.

[name_u]Reece[/name_u]: I really like this name for girls (preferred Reese), but it is a nice boys name too.

[name_u]Colby[/name_u]: Cowboy name, but much much better than [name_m]Rusty[/name_m] IMO.

[name_u]Scott[/name_u]: Kind of a bland name. Great middle name option if it has familial significance.

[name_m]Frank[/name_m]: Old man.

Rusty – As someone who is in my 40s, this sounds like something my friend’s dad would be named. It just doesn’t seem like a baby name of today. And I dislike it, because something rusty is something old.
Andreas – I’m not a fan but that’s probably also due to my frame of reference. It feels European and far-away to me. I live in a down-to-earth area, but I definitely can see the appeal.
Reece – When I see [name_u]Reece[/name_u] I’m sad they didn’t spell it [name_u]Rhys[/name_u] (I also assume it’s a girl first). I love the name [name_u]Rhys[/name_u], but I just don’t get Reece/Reese.
Colby – I used to think this was a really cute name, but now it’s just okay to me. It’s not a bad name, just not on my radar at all.
Scott – [name_f]Remember[/name_f] I’m in my 40s as I say this, but like half my graduating class was named [name_u]Scott[/name_u].
Frank – [name_u]Strong[/name_u] and handsome. A bit old-fashioned in a good way. Someone fun to be around. I love this name!

No one pronounces [name_m]Andreas[/name_m] the same way. Not even the guy i know with that name. He uses both

An-drays and An-DRE-as. [name_u]Super[/name_u] annoying.

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m]: Feels like a nickname, maybe for [name_m]Russell[/name_m]? Reminds me of [name_m]Rusty[/name_m] from National Lampoon
[name_m]Andreas[/name_m]: Nice, romantic masculine name. I’ve only ever heard the ahn-DRAY-as pronunciation, personally
[name_u]Reece[/name_u]: Name of a plumbing and bathroom company where I live. Inferior to [name_u]Rhys[/name_u] in every way.
[name_u]Colby[/name_u]: Reminds me of [name_u]Colby[/name_u] from one of the OG seasons of Survivor. Feels southern USA cowboy to me (in a bad way). Also the name of a cheese brand where I live.
[name_u]Scott[/name_u]: [name_f]Gen[/name_f] X name. Hard to imagine on a current child, but inoffensive.
[name_m]Frank[/name_m]: So out it’s in? A little [name_u]Frankie[/name_u] on a boy would be refreshing in a time of so many girl Frankies

[name_m]Rusty[/name_m] - Honestly a bit of a gp for me, I don’t know if it’s the best idea to name an actual baby since it could have negative connotations but I think it’s a cool nickname if that’s what someone chooses to go by
[name_m]Andreas[/name_m] - Feels almost more feminine to me since it’s similar to [name_u]Andrea[/name_u] but it’s kinda nice for a boy, it sounds very fancy to me
[name_u]Reece[/name_u] - A pretty cool name for any gender, it feels unique without being flashy
[name_u]Colby[/name_u] - I tend to think of it as more of a girls name, and it also makes me think of cheese lol. I don’t mind it though
[name_u]Scott[/name_u] - For some reason it has this really strong outdoorsy vibe to me that’s hard to see past. It’s not bad or anything but just not my style
[name_m]Frank[/name_m] - I have kind of mixed feelings, on one hand it feels kind of dated and awkward but it’s also somewhat of a classic name that is maybe due for a comeback