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#1 Madlock

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:49 PM

Paxton Robert
Imogen Ellen

Robert and Ellen aren't names I particulary like but they are the middle names of my parents so I thought it would be nice to use them.

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#2 MrsNorthman

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:51 PM

I think they are lovely original.gif

#3 Ragdoll*Lover

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:51 PM

Paxton - NMS

Imogen - I don't mind it.

#4 Rumply

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:52 PM

Imogen Ellen is lovely...

Paxton... nah.

#5 ~Mintie~

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:53 PM

Imogen is ok but a bit too popular for me. Paxton doesn't really excite me.

#6 ali27

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:53 PM

Girl's name is lovely, but I think the boy's name needs more work!

#7 Kiki M

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:54 PM

Paxton is the surname of my ILs . . so for me it's a no go.

Imogen is ok. Don't love it or hate it.

#8 Copper and May

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:55 PM

If you are asking about the second names (as they are your parents) then go for it, because Elvis and Priscilla called Lisa Marie's second name Gladys, after his mother.

#9 AlexandraI

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:55 PM

Love Imogen.

Hate Paxton. Sorry!

It's nice you are using your parents names, they will be touched.

#10 la di dah

Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:58 PM

Imogen is lovely and on our list too.

Ellen is pretty.

Robert is classic.

I don't like Paxton, sorry.

#11 Banana Pancakes

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:03 PM

NMS, I prefer the middle names!

#12 emlis22

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:09 PM

I like Ellen and think Imogen is only OK.

Paxton is NMS.

#13 Feral timtam

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:11 PM

Paxton is like mould. I detest it but suspect it would grow on me. The Paxtons I've met have been sweet little boys so there's a plus for that name. Robert I like, I'd consider it for number 3 myself if we didn't have definite naming 'theme' going that I'm kinda hesitant to break!

Imogen I don't like because of association (I know a girl with that name who is a little t*at to put it kindly). It does seem to be on the out popularity wise locally so that is a plus in it's favour here. Ellen I don't like at all.

#14 Turn left

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:12 PM

Love Robert, love Ellen.

Like Imogen.

I don't like the name Paxton at all.

#15 Apageintime

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:15 PM

Love Imogen and Ellen.

Like Robert

hate Paxton.

#16 Balto1

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:16 PM

Like all the names but Paxton. Probably not the name's fault- just reminds me of the hatchet job ACA did on the unemployed "we won't cut our hair for a job" Paxton family many years ago.

#17 roxy1981

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:21 PM

Imogen is ok, Paxton I don't like sorry, but it's really NMS.

#18 LeeBee8

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:24 PM

Not a big fan of either, sorry. When I hear Paxton I think of that unemployed family that were on A current affair a few years back.

#19 Pocahontas

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:32 PM

I love Imogen and Robert, Ellen is nice, Paxton not so much.

#20 Eeyolet

Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:33 PM

Wow the hate for Paxton is bit strong, a little sad as it is my DS (4yrs) name and of course I love it. TBH I haven't had anything bad said about the name to us, it is the kind of name that grows on you.

#21 vanessa71

Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:15 PM

Imogen Ellen, is fine, although I am growing a little tired of Imogen. However, Paxton is awful, Robert is a far better name and I am not really that fond of it.

#22 Maple Leaf

Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:16 PM

Paxton sounds made up. What is the origin?

Imogen Ellen is nice (Ellen is my mom's name so I like it. wink.gif

#23 AlexandraI

Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:21 PM

Paxton reminds me of Tampax or a surname.

#24 Erma Gerd

Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:27 PM

I'm not a fan of Paxton either, sorry. I initially thought it was a girls' name, along the modern-masculine-style of Peyton, Taylor etc, and for a boy it kind of has Dawson's Creek overtones for me.

I like Robert as a middle name, love it as a first name, love Imogen and Ellen.

#25 Eeyolet

Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:28 PM

QUOTE (Maple Leaf @ 13/04/2012, 04:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Paxton sounds made up. What is the origin?

It is an Old English name, loosely transated it means peace or peaceful town.

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