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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by augusta_lee View Post
    Alex is dated on any gender. I know at least a dozen guys with this name.
    Just because you know a lot of people with the name doesn't make the name dated. I know a ton of Elizabeths and a ton of Katherines and I wouldn't consider either name dated. Same for Alex. It's a classic name.

  2. #13
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    I would definitely use Alexandra (though I prefer the Alexandria). It will give her options when she grows up. I love the idea of honoring your grandmother and I like Katharina. I do like the suggestion someone gave of Katalina and I'd also suggest Katerina. I know you want to call her Alex, but the nickname Lexi Kate is so cute to me!

  3. #15
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    I know a female Alex (just Alex) she has a twin named Jemma and I prefer Alix though
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  4. #17
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    Alex is just fine, although I do prefer Alix for a girl. Alex/Alix Katharina is gorgeous (and I actually prefer that combo to Alexandra Katharina). Because 1) simplicity.

    And its not like you don't have options if you just use Alex/Alix because Katharina offers plenty of nickname options too.

    I say pick whichever name you prefer (and love!) Both are fine options.
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  5. #19
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    Not a fan of Alex for a girl but I much prefer it as a nn. Giving her the option of going by say Alexandra when she is older is nice . I like Alexandria also!!

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