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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:14 PM
Is it becoming too popular?
What sort of child/person/traits do you associate with the name Dexter?
Is it too serial killer now - despite the fact he is a lovely serial killer!!
Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:23 PM
Doesn't appeal to me. I don't have any associations for it. And maybe that's why it doesn't appeal; it sorta just lacks... Sorry can't express it any better.
ETA I'd say it's on trend and 'growing' but not to any significant degree.
Edited by Gudrun, 10 January 2013 - 12:24 PM.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:24 PM
WEeellll the tv series only has one season to go, so by the time the bubs is older, maybe that'll be old news! It's a good name, but I may be biased, as I had a dog called Dexter once.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:25 PM
I know someone with a Dexter. It's nms, but has grown on me.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:32 PM
It doesn't really do it for me either. I still can't help thinking of the Perfect Match robot.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:33 PM
On the downside, I think robot and serial killer.
On the upside there is always Dexter Fletcher, who played Spike on BBC/ABC tv show "Press Gang".
Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:33 PM
I don't think it's overly common. It's definitely too serial killer for me . Sure kids born today might not make the association but I do
Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:02 PM
my first thought was perfect match, then home and away
it's ok, what about Baxter
Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:24 PM
I dont mind it.
Doesnt strongly associate with anything for me
Posted 10 January 2013 - 02:22 PM
My first thought is its a small cow. But I do love it though.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:27 PM
I love it! My boys Jasper and Dash could almost have been Dexter.
We had a pet horse called this and I love Dexter the serial killer. It's a really cool name IMO and I love love Dex!
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:30 PM
For me I definitely I think of the TV show (one of my favourites) but I still love it as a name!
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:38 PM
I don't mind it but as per my username we have a cat of this name so couldn't use it. My first thought is the TV show... I don't think it's a great association but then again his generation will have probably not heard of the show.... I'm not much help! Use it if you love it
Edited by Dexter_Rexter, 10 January 2013 - 07:39 PM.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:40 PM
Though I've met a totally adorable little Dexter, pre-tvshow it was a nerd name ala Poindexter. Obviously, post-tvshow it has different connotations.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:43 PM
There was a post on this name recently.
I've always loved it but because I'm ery old and associate it with Bing Crosby's character in the movie 'High Society' with Grace Kelly.
[Slinks off to consider botox. ]
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:44 PM
I generally like the name but it leaves me with the chills after watching to much Dexter.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:44 PM
I actually don't mind the name Dexter I haven't thought of that robot in years either, lol
Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:46 PM
All I think is poindexter, robots, and serial killers.
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