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#1 Jaffacakes

Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:20 AM

Hi all,

We think we have FINALLY decided on a possible boys name (hurrah!):

Miles Alexander ********

The only problem is that our surname is the same as a very large city in Queensland and I am worried that having a measure of distance plus a geographical location might be a bit strange.

Thoughts?

#2 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:09 AM

I don't think it would be strange.

Miles Alexander is a great combo original.gif.

#3 HRH Countrymel

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:14 AM

I think it should be fine.

Miles Alexander is a fab combination!




* I knew a Miles once who we always referred to as Miles of Smiles.... he was just a very smiley person, I automatically think BIG SMILE when I hear of a Miles now!

#4 ~Supernova~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:31 AM

I think it's fine.

#5 Banana Pancakes

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:33 AM

yes

Edited by Banana Pancakes, 15 June 2014 - 02:16 PM.


#6 eachschoolholidays

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:51 AM

I love it!

#7 MissingInAction

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:53 AM

QUOTE (~maryanne~ @ 17/02/2013, 08:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just in case you have not realised - Miles is also a town in QLD.

I was just about to add this.  

I personally think it is a bit too geographical.  Sorry.  
Although, depending on just how well known the surname city is, you could probably get away with it if you live in another state.  If you're living here in QLD it's probably not a good idea.  Sorry sad.gif

#8 baddmammajamma

Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:08 AM

Miles Brisbane

Miles Gold Coast

Miles Townsville

Miles Thuringowa

Miles Cairns

Miles Toowoomba

Miles Rockhampton

Miles Mackay

Miles Bundaberg...

I'm just not seeing any issue!

Miles is a great name! original.gif

#9 Jaffacakes

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:01 AM

Thanks for the reassurance, looks like we have a name  biggrin.gif

Edited by Jaffacakes, 18 February 2013 - 01:05 AM.


#10 Gudrun

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

Haha, that's my son-in-law's exact name. He's pretty pleased with it. He loves both his names and loves them together.

Re geography I sense you might be looking for things to worry about.

Wouldn't worry me at all.  Go with it.   If it was ever a problem, and I bet it wouldn't be, he could just drop off the surname wink.gif



#11 Plaxy

Posted 17 February 2013 - 12:25 PM

Great combo! I don't think it's an issue.

#12 Lucla

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:36 PM

ohh Miles is such a sweet name for a child but also a name I think can age well into adulthood!

Wouldnt worry about it with the surname at all! original.gif

#13 Rosiebird

Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:32 PM

I keep inserting "to" between the names. I wouldn't do it.

#14 eM_Mille

Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:44 PM

Miles and Alexander are both lovely strong names - go for it!




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