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December 28th, 2010, 07:11 AM
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Max Ryan?

Too generic or classic and timeless?


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December 28th, 2010, 08:30 AM
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Any opinions?
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December 28th, 2010, 08:57 AM
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I don't necessarily consider it to be a classic but I don't find it boring. I think it's a great name that will age well
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December 28th, 2010, 09:00 AM
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Well, it does bore me quite a bit. It just doesn't stand out at all.

Actually, Max could make a nice name, but I'd choose something a bit spunkier in the middle. Max Dominic, Max Oliver, Max Elliot, etc. But yeah, thats sort of my personal flavor. There's nothing objectively wrong with Max Ryan, though, so it's sort of just what you like.

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December 28th, 2010, 09:29 AM
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I love Max Oliver but with my last name starting with a P, is MOP too weird for initials??
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December 28th, 2010, 10:35 AM
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Ryan is the "boring" part IMO.

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December 28th, 2010, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by 2gr8kiddos View Post
Ryan is the "boring" part IMO.

Max is a great name and I love Ryan but there is no spark there.

Maxwell Ryan P*****

I think me personally I like a longer name to balance the super short Max
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December 28th, 2010, 01:45 PM
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It sounds nice, but it is kinda boring, IMO.
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December 28th, 2010, 02:21 PM
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I agree that it sounds nice, but is slightly boring. I prefer Max as a nn for Maxwell. And if I was going to use just Max, I personally would look for a little longer middle name. Ryan is not my favorite.
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December 28th, 2010, 05:16 PM
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I like Max but think its too plain with Ryan. HOWEVER I do like Maxwell Ryan and you can still call him Max

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December 28th, 2010, 05:23 PM
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Here's my beef with Max. When I was in grade school, there was a boy named Max and he was teased EVERY.SINGLE.DAY. Most of everyone (not me) called him Maxi Pad. Now, when I think of the name Max, all I think about is this kid getting teased because of the name. Will that happen now, I don't know, but I can't drop the association. So, do I like the name, no. And I don't think it flows well. Maximus Ryan works. That could be real cute.

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December 28th, 2010, 07:05 PM
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I do like Max and Ryan, just not together for some reason. It does sound a teeny boring to my ears.

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December 29th, 2010, 10:00 PM
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I dont think its boring but I think the 'flow' is a bit off.. I think Maxwell Ryan or Max Ryland flow better.
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