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Thread: Middle name Dix??
May 7th, 2013 02:40 PM #6Senior Member
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May 7th, 2013 02:54 PM #8
Is it pronounced like DIX, like the first syllable of Dixon, or like DEE, as in the French word for 10 (dix). I actually think Dix pronounced the French way would be interesting as a MN--if Seven is done, and other random word names like Poet, Tranquil, etc., I think Dix could work, too. I rather like the suggestion of Brynn Amelia Dix (although that would spell BAD--which is a bit off-putting!). If you had a hard time with it, and don't really like the name itself, just the sentimentality, maybe you could change to the opposite pronunciation, or pass down a totally different family name? Or another name that honors the original Dix?