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August 17th, 2013, 01:47 PM
ChicaChels's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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[Maverick] for short?

My husband wants to call him Rex (it was his 2nd name choice for this baby, after our favorite football player)

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August 17th, 2013, 03:02 PM
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Ricky or Mavv, but i could see Rex.
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August 17th, 2013, 04:02 PM
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Mav, I went to school with a Maverick "Mav"

personally i dont get where Rex is coming from
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August 17th, 2013, 05:54 PM
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I like Rex on it's own

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August 17th, 2013, 08:50 PM
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I have Maverick nn Mack on my long list. I won't ever use it but I love it!

Rex doesn't seem to fit for me but nn's can be anything.
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August 17th, 2013, 09:12 PM
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In my mind, Rick is the only nn that makes sense.
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August 18th, 2013, 07:58 AM
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I love the name Maverick! I like Mav for short.

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August 18th, 2013, 07:19 PM
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I can see Rex from the second syllable. Like it MUCH better than Rick, but I also love Mav I think either would be acceptable!
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August 19th, 2013, 11:55 AM
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Definitey Mav with Rick as a 2nd.

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August 19th, 2013, 12:42 PM
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Mav was the first thing that came to mind, also like Mak and I think you could make Rex work too

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August 19th, 2013, 01:56 PM
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August 19th, 2013, 07:36 PM
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Mav or Mack, probably. I always find I tend toward the first letter for a nickname.

I do have a cousin whose son is Maddex. But they call him Max. Which at first I was like "huh?" But it really came easily and we all call him both. So even an unexpected name, when used often enough, will probably start to come easily. But it just won't be what other people naturally gravitate to, so you'll prolly have to push it a bit at first (similar to how we are avidly avoiding Josie by calling her Jo all the time, similar idea).
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August 19th, 2013, 09:15 PM
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I love Maverick, my s/o not so much. I agree with Mav, but he's your son so you can really nn him whatever you please.

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