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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2012

    My childhood city... Is it usable.....?

    What do you berries think about Oxford as a name?
    Last edited by fluzie; May 19th, 2013 at 07:52 AM.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Liverpool, England
    Sorry, Oxford is a university and a city to me. I can't see it as anything else.

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  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Personally I think Beresford & Oxford are too matchy for siblings, the nn Bear is adorable though!
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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    I'm not a fan of using both as fns since they both end in -ford. It's a bit too matchy. I think you could definitely use Oxford as a mn though. Finnegan Oxford works, though Louis Oxford sound very distinguished.
    Also, Bear as a nn is cute for a child and strong later on. Ox as a nn is too bovine.
    Mommy to John Alexander & 3 furbabies; Maggie the dog, Rex & Bella the wannabe lions

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  5. #9
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    Jul 2012
    London, England
    Yeah, it's a beautiful city and a smashing uni, not a name though. What about Somerville, Wolfson, Wycliffe? Or Raleigh, Kingston?
    My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014

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