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#1 Mav's Mum

Posted 04 August 2017 - 05:57 PM

After opinions on the name maverick.

And possible middle names.

#2 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:13 PM

It's ok

are there any family names to use


#3 Elle2k17

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:22 PM

Love it! He could be Mav or Rick for nick name.

#4 BadCat

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:22 PM

First thing I think of is the scene in Top Gun where he introduces himself as Maverick and she says "Maverick?  Did your parents not like you?".

I also think it's a tough name to live up to.  

I'm usually on board with unusual names but I can't get on board with Maverick.

That said, as always, if you love it, go for it.  I also wouldn't bother with a middle name.

Edited by BadCat, 04 August 2017 - 06:23 PM.

#5 little lion

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:30 PM

Really not my style. It makes me think of a full on, rough and loud kid. it reminds me of names like Diesel, Talon, Steele.

#6 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:34 PM

NMS - it reminds me of sheep drench.

#7 unicycle

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:34 PM

For me,  all names become acceptable once they belong to a person I know, they cease to have their original meaning. I have a suspicion that he'll end up with the nickname Rick, so check if you are ok with that. I agree, no middle name. I like the way the word sounds.

#8 stephc4444

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:39 PM


#9 HippyDippyBaloney

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:39 PM

I really dislike it.

#10 NastyGal

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:46 PM

Great name for a dog, terrible name for a kid.

#11 Ozquoll

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:46 PM

I don't like it. I foresee a lifetime of people chortling "Mum and Dad like Top Gun, do they!?"

#12 unicycle

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:49 PM

For me,  all names become acceptable once they belong to a person I know, they cease to have their original meaning. I have a suspicion that he'll end up with the nickname Rick, so check if you are ok with that. I agree, no middle name. I like the way the word sounds.

#13 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 04 August 2017 - 06:54 PM

Not a fan of this name. It sounds like it belongs to a member of the Trump family.

#14 Froyo

Posted 04 August 2017 - 07:20 PM

Not a fan at all.

#15 Entourageof4

Posted 04 August 2017 - 07:26 PM

Honestly, my first thought was that's so bogan. I don't know why, I don't know any Mavericks.

#16 jayskette

Posted 04 August 2017 - 07:31 PM


#17 José

Posted 04 August 2017 - 07:35 PM


#18 Astrocyte

Posted 04 August 2017 - 07:38 PM

I really dislike it. It just feels so American and bogan.

#19 deedee15

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:03 PM

It will come into flavour with the release of the Top Gun sequel, still not a fan though

#20 choccy2

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:20 PM

I hate Top Gun so wouldn't make that association, makes me think of the series Maverick and the later movie with Mel Gibson (clearly showing my age).
Not my taste at all.

#21 Ice Queen

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:33 PM

It just screams TOP GUN to me.

Definite no.

#22 AliasMater

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:34 PM

Awful. Not sure I would even use it for a pet.

#23 majirlo

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:34 PM

It's not a bad name but it's a big masculine name to carry so it wouldn't suit a boy that was quiet, creative or academic. I can only see it suiting a full on, daredevil that's into motor cross, etc.

#24 Monden

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:35 PM

I love it.

#25 boysescakes

Posted 04 August 2017 - 08:37 PM

Thought bogan straight away too. Ekkk

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