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dexter - what do u think ?

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drpepper Mon 22-Jun-09 10:20:08

hi ladies been a while since i have been on here my daughter is 6 now and i just found out i am pregnant ! just wondered what u thought of the name Dexter Bruce ? has to be bruce as a middle name i know its not great but its my dads name and he passed away three years ago and i want to have it in there ! look forward to seeing your thoughts x

makingdotoo Mon 22-Jun-09 10:21:49

I wouldnt have dexter myself, it just makes me think of dexters labratory, or dexter the serial killer (wasnt it a program on tv or something?) but if you like it, thats the main thing.

seeker Mon 22-Jun-09 10:21:53

Hasn't it got too many serial killer associations?????

MamaLazarou Mon 22-Jun-09 10:24:12

I like it. It's snappy and strong, and the nickname Dex is nice, too.

Was there a serial killer named Dexter? I've never heard of him!

drpepper Mon 22-Jun-09 10:25:27

its a show about a serial killer but if u actually watch it he's a nice serial killer if that makes sense !

sweetnitanitro Mon 22-Jun-09 10:26:44

I quite like it, it's a bit off the wall for me but I think it's a nice name. I don't think everyone will immediately think of the serial killer TV show and anyway it's popular now but in 5 or 10 years time it will probably be forgotten. Congrats btw. I think it's lovely to have your dad's name as a middle name.

GooseyLoosey Mon 22-Jun-09 10:34:08

I instantly thought serial killer too.

Also remember watching Dynasty in the 80s and wasn't the character married to Joan Collins called "Dex Dexter".

For me "Dexter Bruce" sounds like it should belong to an action hero - its very macho sounding.

PfftTheMagicDragon Mon 22-Jun-09 10:49:18

Someone might think "serial killer " now but Dexter is hardly a TV show to be remembered forever. Lets face it, it's going to get cancelled in a year or two and no-one will remember it in 5 years time. I wouldn't let that stop you, after all, there are connotations like that for most names.

I like it.

mumoverseas Mon 22-Jun-09 18:45:45

The name has been around for a while, its my brother's name and he is 50. I like it as its quite unusual and we all have unusual names in our family. Its nice to be! different

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