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Max alliteration

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Wombat222 · 21/01/2023 19:16

I’m going in circles and returning here over and over again. I also sort of asked this a couple of months ago - sorry, didn’t quite get clarity.

Max Marshall - yes or no?

Feel free to give one word answers - I realise the alliteration is either loved or hated! I’m going to tot up the votes because I just cannot decide.

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nappiesandcontracts · 21/01/2023 19:20

I think some alliterative names work better than others - I really like L ones (eg Lauren Laverne) but we considered a T name for DC to go with our T surname and decided that was too much/too emphatic. I think M is a softer sound so I vote yes.

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Cotswoldmama · 21/01/2023 19:21

Yes

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Twoinapod · 21/01/2023 19:37

Yes it’s absolutely fine.

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ChildrenOfTheQuorn · 21/01/2023 19:44

Yes. I love alliteration.

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MashedUpPotatoes · 21/01/2023 19:47

It’s perfect. I love alliteration, all the superheroes have them!

ds2 has an alliterative name with first, middle and surname all beginning with the same letter.

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Wombat222 · 21/01/2023 20:03

MashedUpPotatoes · 21/01/2023 19:47

It’s perfect. I love alliteration, all the superheroes have them!

ds2 has an alliterative name with first, middle and surname all beginning with the same letter.

Yes tricky balance between cool and a bit too much! But it can work so well :)

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DuchessOfSausage · 21/01/2023 20:06

Ma-Ma. It's not great.

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ScruffMuffin · 21/01/2023 20:13

It's fine. Nobody will bat an eyelid!

(I still like Elliott)

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JoyPeaceHealth · 21/01/2023 20:16

I like it. alliteration doesn't always work. Like with the letter F. fiona fowler eg, no.

Gwyneth Paltrow's son is Moses Martin and I think that sounds bad (i'm sure she's not reading) but Max Marshall sounds good. Sounds like Bruce Banner or Bill Bixby.

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Wombat222 · 21/01/2023 20:28

ScruffMuffin · 21/01/2023 20:13

It's fine. Nobody will bat an eyelid!

(I still like Elliott)

Haha thanks!

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catfunk · 21/01/2023 20:29

Not for me, ma and ma is too much

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DramaAlpaca · 21/01/2023 20:37

Yes, it's fine

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vipersputpaidtomylastusername · 21/01/2023 20:41

Yes!

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Sofiatheworst · 21/01/2023 20:53

Max Marshall is great. It’s a different sound for the first syllable of Marshall, and M is not usually a sound that people have difficulty saying (like r for example).

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Dragonsandcats · 21/01/2023 20:54

Yes, sounds good.

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nc345678 · 21/01/2023 20:54

Elliot!!!!! Grin

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MoleyAndGeorge · 21/01/2023 20:55

I like it!!

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Wombat222 · 21/01/2023 20:58

nc345678 · 21/01/2023 20:54

Elliot!!!!! Grin

Hahaha! The spelling differences are annoying me 😬

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nc345678 · 21/01/2023 21:01

Well in that case I think Max is your winning name- both are lovely names and you really can't go wrong with either of them! Both sound great- honestly!! Grin Do it and don't look back!

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Wombat222 · 21/01/2023 21:12

nc345678 · 21/01/2023 21:01

Well in that case I think Max is your winning name- both are lovely names and you really can't go wrong with either of them! Both sound great- honestly!! Grin Do it and don't look back!

Thanks! I’m just overly worrying about the Max Marshall, Lex Luther superhero vibes! 😂

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cigarettesNalcohol · 21/01/2023 21:18

It's a lovely name combination, go for it!

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Luredbyapomegranate · 21/01/2023 21:21

I think it’s fine

There was someone asking about something like Max May recently which I think was too superhero buy this is fine.

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Idratherbepaddleboarding · 21/01/2023 21:26

Ooh I like!

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Wombat222 · 21/01/2023 21:28

cigarettesNalcohol · 21/01/2023 21:18

It's a lovely name combination, go for it!

Thanks :). Max is by far my fave name really but this was what was stopping me going for it

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BurbageBrook · 21/01/2023 21:29

I think it sounds great, like an actor name, but not too much. The two Ma syllables don’t make the same sound at all so it’s fine!

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