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Jax - what do people think?

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lily91 Wed 17-Aug-16 16:42:33

Have always loved the name Jax for a boy? I'm 16 weeks pregnant so still unsure of the sex at present but we have definitely decided on a name for a girl but still pondering on the name Jax for a boy!

The middle name would be George.

Thoughts pleasesmile

reader77 Wed 17-Aug-16 16:43:42

I like them individually but not together.

cookielove Wed 17-Aug-16 16:43:52

Prefer Jaxon to Jax, Jax is awful not to my taste!

George is very cute 😁

DerelictMyBalls Wed 17-Aug-16 16:44:31

George is lovely!

purplefox Wed 17-Aug-16 16:44:35

I don't like Jax and definitely not with George.

PotteringAlong Wed 17-Aug-16 16:45:40

I don't like it personally but if you like it go for it. But I definitely wouldn't put it with the middle name George.

DaisyFranceLynch Wed 17-Aug-16 16:58:24

Would you consider Jackson (nn. Jax?) George?

I think it flows better than Jax George, but also prefer Jackson as a name (Jax sounds a bit like a brand name to me for some reason). Jack is lovely too, although don't think it works with George.

FellOutOfBed2wice Wed 17-Aug-16 17:00:39

I think Jackson George would work or George Jackson but Jax makes me think of Vax, the Hoover folk. It's very harsh sounding.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Wed 17-Aug-16 17:02:36

My nephew's best friend is called Jax.
Lovely name. However I wouldn't put it with George. However you could put another middle name inbetween to break it up
Say Jax Adam George ...........

timelytess Wed 17-Aug-16 17:05:08

Jax? Where are you living? Is it a name? To me it ranks with Teddie-Blue.

Trixieceratops Wed 17-Aug-16 17:07:13

If you like it, go for it. It's very popular at the moment (in real life if not on MN) and i think it's one of those names that's very much of the moment. But Jax George doesn't flow nicely- I'd be included to go for Jaxon/Jackson George instead.

SuburbanRhonda Wed 17-Aug-16 17:08:48

Sorry, it sounds like brand of household cleaner.

TheRealAdaLovelace Wed 17-Aug-16 17:08:59

it is terrible - would you call him 'Jaxie'? You do know what that means right?

YorkieDorkie Wed 17-Aug-16 17:11:46

I know a Jax, I remember thinking it was unusual. I'm not that keen on the name but it's only a variation on Jack which would probably be deemed perfectly acceptable. PP are right though, it doesn't go with George!

TheRealAdaLovelace Wed 17-Aug-16 17:12:28

Jaimx86 Wed 17-Aug-16 17:14:23

I like it ...for a girl though?

bloomburger Wed 17-Aug-16 17:20:54

Dreadful, as is Jaxon.

fluentinsarcasm Wed 17-Aug-16 17:22:39

I agree with calling him Jackson. You can then call him Jax as a nn. This will give him more options when he grows up and going for interviews etc. He can pick which he prefers....Jackson, Jack, Jax, Sonny.

Goingtobeawesome Wed 17-Aug-16 17:25:22

George is lovely.

Don't think Jax George flows nicely but doesn't matter unless you plan to hyphenate.

Have what you want.

Is Jax even a name or is it a made up one?

Jaxson is one I've seen. Awful. But then I'm biased as I had to spell my name for years and now have to spell my surname instead.

leccybill Wed 17-Aug-16 17:32:19

Jax sounds too much like a household brand name to me, like Vax or Daz.

BusStopBetty Wed 17-Aug-16 17:38:13

Awful. It's also a brand of industrial lubricant.

SoupDragon Wed 17-Aug-16 17:39:13

truly awful.

HeteronormativeHaybales Wed 17-Aug-16 17:40:13

George is nice. Jax is awful, truly awful. So's Jaxon, and Jackson's not much better. Sorry.

SweetChickadee Wed 17-Aug-16 17:41:07

my next door neighbor has a dog called Jax

TheSilverChair Wed 17-Aug-16 17:41:46


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