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Alexa???? Chavy or posh??

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Helen4909 Sun 06-Jan-13 17:17:24

Hi, am expecting number 3, dont know the sex. Absolutely love the name Alexa for a girl but my husband says its a bit chavy. I always thought it was quite a traditional name. My two boys are called Henry & George so need something traditional to fit in with that.

whats your thoughts on Alexa - chavy or posh??


RamblingRosa Tue 08-Jan-13 22:30:04

Lovely name. And apparently I'm the only munsnetter who likes the name Lexi grin

MirandaGoshawk Tue 08-Jan-13 22:25:23

I like Alexa, I know one who is very posh!

GuffSmuggler Tue 08-Jan-13 22:23:26

I quite like Alexa but I think Lexi is awful and there are quite a few with it shortened to Lexi around here. Seems to be really popular...

zenoushka Tue 08-Jan-13 22:15:16

I really really like Alexa!

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Mon 07-Jan-13 07:12:57

It's nice, i think Alexia is nicer.

jessjessjess Mon 07-Jan-13 07:10:38

Just makes me think of Alexa rankings for websites. Much prefer Alexandra personally.

HazleNutt Mon 07-Jan-13 06:59:46

I like it. But Alexandra would be better with Henry and George. Can always shorten to Alexa.

zzzzz Mon 07-Jan-13 01:51:29

It's not posh

sleepywombat Mon 07-Jan-13 01:51:27

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OkayHazel Mon 07-Jan-13 01:46:00

Not chavvy... but I can't help but think of strippers and porn stars.

blueshoes Sun 06-Jan-13 20:27:52

or Alexia?

Iris1 Sun 06-Jan-13 20:27:43

I think it's okay. It sounds a bit chavvy as it sounds like Lexi which is really chavvy IMO.
Love your boys names and I think girls names that would be nice are
Elizabeth (Eliza or Betty would be very cute)

everlong Sun 06-Jan-13 20:05:20

I agree usual chavvy and posh references are pretty shabby.

Yika Sun 06-Jan-13 20:01:05

I love it. Deffo not chavvy to me. Classy, elegant, pretty. I like it much more than Alexandra or Alexia.

Alisvolatpropiis Sun 06-Jan-13 20:00:39

It's neither imo

I'm not massively keen on it,but it's a perfectly fine name.

besmirchedandbewildered Sun 06-Jan-13 19:53:47

I really like it

SpikyLikey Sun 06-Jan-13 19:52:25

Its beautiful.

There re lots of Lexis about, though.

Graceparkhill Sun 06-Jan-13 19:51:03

I think it is a lovely,timeless name and would go very well with your others .

usualsuspect Sun 06-Jan-13 19:50:39

I like it.

The words chavvy and posh should be banned from the baby name threads.

UsedToBeAPixie Sun 06-Jan-13 19:48:33

I have a friend called Alexa and she is neither chavvy nor posh - she's a very beautiful, generous and intelligent lady.

But don't pay attention to me - if you love it, go with it! ;)

PorkusEnormous Sun 06-Jan-13 18:58:38

I like Alexa. Go for it! not chavvy at all.

SomersetONeil Sun 06-Jan-13 18:50:30

I actually really, really like it.

The thing is, there is no universal name that everyone likes, so you really just have to go with the name you like.

And, in fact, the sorts of names lots of people really like become dull through overuse, and then eventually date. Not a great option, either.

So, going with a slightly left-field, some-love-it-some-don't name suddenly starts to have a lot more appeal. smile

everlong Sun 06-Jan-13 18:22:14

Just choose it if you like it.

amandine07 Sun 06-Jan-13 18:11:28

I think Alexa is a beautiful name, strong and will stand the test of time.
I wouldn't name her Alexandra and shorten it to Alexa- they are both different names entirely.
Go with what you like, opinions on here are just that- opinions of people you don't know. I think it fits well with your other children's names.

EmpireBiscuit Sun 06-Jan-13 18:04:54

I used to know an Alexa - she was vairy posh.

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