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September 11th, 2009, 10:05 AM
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Hey ladies,
I have a DS named Bailey Shawn
a DD named Zoie Grace
Baby # 3 will be Jaiden, its a girl
We like the name Xara but should it be spelled
Xara or Zara?????? DH likes it with the X
What do you think?
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September 11th, 2009, 10:35 AM
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Will Xara/Zara be the middle name?

I myself prefer the X because I hate the way scripted Z's look. Irrational yes, but that is my main reason for not using Z names.

I would pronounce both Xara and Zara the same way so I don't think prn would be an issue...especially if it is in the middle name position.
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September 11th, 2009, 10:35 AM
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Are you considering using it for a mn...as in Jaiden Zara/Xara?
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September 11th, 2009, 11:23 AM
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I think it's supposed to be the middle name. I like it with a Z, just so you can use the initial nickname JZ. But on second thought I think that's a rapper or something so maybe you wouldn't want to use that anyways. In which case I prefer the X.

I hate the way cursive Z's look too. Xara is better than 3ara.
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September 11th, 2009, 12:09 PM
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I say the Z looks better for print purposes but I'll have to agree with the other ladies on the cursive Z's not exactly being pretty to look at haha!

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September 11th, 2009, 12:15 PM
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I would spell with a Z myself, but I also happen to like my cursive Z's
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September 11th, 2009, 02:24 PM
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I prefer the Xara spelling....and I prefer Xara Jaiden to Jaiden Xara. But, then it would be cute for you to have a Zoie and Zara.
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September 11th, 2009, 02:31 PM
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I like it with a Z
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September 11th, 2009, 02:32 PM
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I like the Zara spelling best.
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September 11th, 2009, 02:46 PM
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I definitely prefer the Z spelling. X names always look awkward to me.
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September 11th, 2009, 07:53 PM
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I think it sounds fine together - I prefer Xara
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