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Suddenly, nicknames are cool again. Not the cutesy Cindys and Mindys, Candys and Randis of the '60s and '70s, but rather older, funkier diminutives with a Victorian pedigree.

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  • Abby

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    Gently old-fashioned stand-alone nickname that owes its popularity to Top 10 Abigail. Read More 

  • Addie

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    Old-fashioned nickname with sweet turn-of-the-last-century charm that's become a favorite of today. Little girls might like the fact that it's the name, though spelled Addy, of an American Girl ser... Read More 

  • Aggie

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    Mauve-tinted nickname with vintage charm that could just follow in the footsteps of ABBIE. More prominent now as the nickname for the Texas A&M sports teams. Read More 

  • Bea

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    Bea is a former old lady name that's cute again as a short form -- and is now beginning to stand on its own. Bee is a variation that, like Bea, can work as a diminutive for any name that starts wit... Read More 

  • Billie

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    Billie is a tomboy nickname name, part of the growing trend for using boyish nicknames for girls. To track its path from blue to pink, Billie was 100% male in 1880, was 55% female just a decade la... Read More 

  • Bree

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    A short, breezy name with a sophisticated yet upbeat image, that doesn't betray its Irish roots. Bree first came to notice here in 1971 via the complex prostitute character in the movie Klute , wh... Read More 

  • Cassie

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    Though not much in use, still retains a cozy Little House on the Prairie-type pioneer feel.  Read More 

  • Cleo

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    Cleo, one of the few girls' names to boast the cool-yet-lively o ending, is of course short for Cleopatra, the name of one of the most powerful women in history. Cleo was most popular in the early... Read More 

  • Coco

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    Coco came to prominence as the nickname of the legendary French designer Chanel (born Gabrielle) and has lately become a starbaby favorite, initially chosen by Courteney Cox for her daughter Coco R... Read More 

  • Daisy

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    Daisy, fresh, wholesome, and energetic, is one of the flower names that burst back into bloom after a century's hibernation. Originally a nickname for Margaret (the French Marguerite is the word fo... Read More 

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