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Thread: "X" fatigue?
August 31st, 2013 02:27 PM #6
There really is no comparison between Lennox and the other trendy "x" names like Jaxon. It's a question of legitimacy and authenticity. Names like Lennox, Xavier and Maximilian have been around for years and are actually spelled with an "x". Lennox is an old name with a Shakespearean pedigree. Jaxon with an "x" is a modern invention. Lennox cannot be pigeonholed to any time period. It's my guess that Jaxon won't have the same longevity. I don't think you should worry.All the best,
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September 1st, 2013 12:36 AM #10
Nope, doesn't feel trendy to me. I agree that the willy-nilly X's are the problematic ones. When it's part of a classic name, it still has a distinct coolness factor. I think names like Lennox are awesome largely *because* of the juxtaposition between trendy, modern-feeling letter and old, established monikers.
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September 1st, 2013 01:48 AM #14
Lennox is classic so it does not feel like its part of the X craze
other trendy X name are definitely going to be dated to this time period - just as all the Brinleys, Jocelyns, and Kaydens
however if over analyzed some may think you were just looking for a lesser X name on purpose
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