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#1 *RockTot*

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

Alexi or Chloe?

Our DS's name is Jacob.  I really like Chloe, but I also really like Alexi and the fact it can be shortened to Ali, Alex or Lexie (whichever she prefers when shes older)

Girls names are too hard!

#2 ~polly~

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:07 PM


#3 Handsfull

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:09 PM


#4 B.feral3

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:09 PM

I am not fond of either but I'd probably pick Alexi. Alexandra however is MILES in front.

#5 Kwyjibo

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:12 PM

Out of those two? Chloe.

But I prefer Alexis to Alexi and would choose that over Chloe.

#6 WithSprinkles

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:13 PM

Chloe (though I do love PP's suggestion of Alexandra and also like Alexis)

#7 Jekaho

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:13 PM

QUOTE (Kwyjibo @ 05/12/2012, 05:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Out of those two? Chloe.

But I prefer Alexis to Alexi and would choose that over Chloe.

Same here.

#8 la di dah

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:17 PM

Chloe. Nothing wrong with Chloe.

Alexa/Alexandra would win but Alexi does not.

I know I am being a Russki but I cannot hear anything feminine in Alexi as a given name. I don't think Alexa really changes much as far as available nicknames or even length (unlike the otherwise lovely Alexandra/Alexandrina) but my  soul would rest a bit easier. wink.gif

EDIT:  I remembered who I was trying to think of, aside from all the men named Alexei I have known, it was Alexi Laiho.

Edited by la di dah, 05 December 2012 - 04:19 PM.

#9 emlis22

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:17 PM


I prefer Alexa to Alexi and Alexandra/Alexandria more than that.

#10 BlueUnicorn

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:19 PM

I prefer Alexis to Alexi .  Chloe is nice enough.

#11 LottieCait

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:21 PM

Alexi sounds too masculine to me and I'm not a fan of Chloe either.

Alexandra is great though and you can use Ally, Lexi and Alex still.

#12 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:22 PM


I thought Alexi was a boy's name?

#13 Ianthe

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:22 PM


#14 ShamelesslyPooks

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:24 PM

Alexi is a male name to my ears. So Chloe.

#15 mini mac

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:28 PM

I like Lexie and Chloe, with Chloe in front by a smidge. Not a fan of Alexis, alexi or Alexandra

#16 blenheim

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:28 PM

Sorry but I'm another who thinks of Alexi as a boy name - Alexis would be better.

Not a fan of Chloe personally but it's an ok name.

#17 SophieBear

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:29 PM


I like Alexandra though. Very pretty.

#18 liveworkplay

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:32 PM

neither, sorry. there are thousands of lovely girls names.....much easier imo then naming boys.

#19 FiveAus

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:35 PM

Chloe is beautiful and it is such a pretty name to look at as well as say.

#20 la di dah

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:42 PM

QUOTE (FiveAus @ 05/12/2012, 05:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Chloe is beautiful and it is such a pretty name to look at as well as say.

Yes, I'm quite fond of all the -e ending Chloe/Zoe/Phoebe/Xanthe type names.

#21 Missy Shelby

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:46 PM

Out of your two options OP, I prefer Chloe.  

I am quite a fan of the name Chloe.

#22 HRH Countrymel

Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:49 PM


I'm not a fan of Chloe (sorry to all the Chloes out there nothing personal) and Alexi /Alexei is a boy's name.

Specifically this boy's name...

#23 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:08 PM

I don't really like Chloe so Alexi wins by default.

I really like tge Alex- family of names and would use Alexander for a boy if Alex didn't sound cartoon-villain-comical with my surname. In saying that, I would prefer Alexandra, Alexis and Alexa - and probably even just Alex or Lexie - to Alexi.

#24 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:13 PM


#25 ****lisa****

Posted 05 December 2012 - 05:14 PM

QUOTE (liveworkplay @ 05/12/2012, 05:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
neither, sorry. there are thousands of lovely girls names.....much easier imo then naming boys.

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