I think we finally have a boy's name....

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I think we finally have a boy's name....
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Wed, 06-11-2003 - 12:50pm
What do you think...

Alexander "Xander" Jospeh Blumel

DH and I really like something. We will call him Xander but will name him alexander in case he wants to go by that when he's older.

Honest opinions please

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Registered: 06-05-2003
Wed, 06-11-2003 - 1:09pm
I like that name very cute. I was going to have that as one of my choices till I became hooked on Caidan Lee for my little boy.
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Wed, 06-11-2003 - 1:27pm
I think it's a great choice!
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Registered: 06-11-2003
Wed, 06-11-2003 - 6:57pm
I like Xander, but I think Zander would be a really strong unique name and you wouldn't need the Alex part (and with the Z the spelling would be easier)
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Registered: 03-26-2003
Wed, 06-11-2003 - 7:27pm
Well, as the wife to an Alexzander, I love it! For the most part, my DH goes by Alexz (pronounced Alex) or Al for all his high school friends.

I really like Xander too. Or perhaps put a Z in there like my DH and it can be Zander.

Either way it's a great name.

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Wed, 06-11-2003 - 8:06pm
Beautiful name! And boys names are so hard... since you and Dh agree, that's the most wonderful choice, plus I honestly love it!

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Registered: 06-11-2003
Wed, 06-11-2003 - 8:47pm
I think that is a very cool name!!!!
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Registered: 03-27-2003
Wed, 06-11-2003 - 8:54pm
Great name. Perfect mix of the classic, Alexander, and the modern, Xander. He has several options when he gets older if he decides Xander doesn't work for him - Alexander, Alex, Al, AJ
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Wed, 06-11-2003 - 10:10pm
perfect, perfect, perfect. my name is jacqueline and all my younger life i was a "jackie" but now love using jacqueline. it's also good bec alexander is a timeless name; xander may be a cool, current fad -- he can always go back to alexander (or alex) later. lovely name, good luck!
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Registered: 06-11-2003
Wed, 06-11-2003 - 11:26pm
That sounds like an excellent plan something you like now & something he can grow into. My Mom calls me Shammie...Which is great for a little girl but when I go to work it is nice to use my full name & be the "grown up me".

good luck!