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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2013

    Dex is a nickname for???

    Decimus? Dexter? Declan?

    The husband and I love the nickname Dex...(or at least think we do this week...)
    Does it work with all of the above? Which would be best?
    We arr leaning towards Decimus or Declan...
    Other names you can you Dex with?

    (We also thought of using Alexander as a middle name...and then using a name that began with D as a first....since Alexander is a family name anyway... would that work? (You can get Lex from Alexander...and say we used David Alexander "Dex"?)
    Thoughts? Suggestions? Comments?

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    It works with Dexter and Declan, but I've only heard Decimus pronounced with a soft C, so it doesn't apply.

    Dex could be short for Derek.

    Your middle name idea works.
    Adam Amedeo Avi Connor Dmitri Enjolras Leo Milo Ronan
    Artemis Cicely Elisabeth Evangeline Mirabelle Ophelia Rosalie Titania

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    I like the idea of David Alexander nn Dex.

    Some other names that might work....

    Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    I think it works for Dexter, Declan, and D___ Alexander. Dex is a cool nickname!
    Ben & Lainy . TTC since 2014
    To my sweet babies born too early...
    I carry your heart with me, I carry it in my heart.

    Current favorites...
    Asher Gregory James . Leo Benjamin Wilde . Finn Alexander Cove
    Violet Allegra Laine . Daisy Avalon Jane . Lola Felicity Kate

    Thinking about...
    Rowan Joshua Hart . Koa Benjamin Lane . Ezra Bellamy Fox
    Zelda Lillian Kate . Freya Elizabeth Moon . Lydia Florence Moon
    Evie Juniper . Mila Maxine . Frankie Amelia

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    I think all of your Dex- or Dec- suggestions work.
    But my favorite by far is David Alexander. I think it is a classic and very handsome name.

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