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Vintage Nicknames for Girls

There's a group of vintage nicknames for girls that were used in the distant past and are all but forgotten now. The following might be worth a fresh look. Check our larger Nicknames for Girls list for more choices.
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  • France

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    This geographic name has lots of Gallic elan. France Nuyen is a French-Vietnamese actress who starred in the Broadway hit The World of Suzie Wong .  Read More 

  • Fritzi

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    Like Mitzi, the bubbly Fritzi shows signs of rising again. Has a bit of a comic-strip feel. Read More 

  • Hattie

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    Hattie has a good chance of being one of the next wave of vintage grandma nicknames, supplanting Annie and Jenny, and joining the spunkier Mamie and Mitzi, especially since it was chosen by Tori Sp... Read More 

  • Ibby

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    Sounds a bit baby talk -- itty bitty Ibby -- but Issy isn't much better.  Read More 

  • Immy

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    Diminishes the beauty of the original. Read More 

  • Jeanie

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  • Jessie

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    Jessie has never been used as much as Jennie/Jenny, partly because it's a boys' name as well (spelled Jesse), but it does have a friendly and unpretentious, pioneer feel. In Scotland it's found a... Read More 

  • Josie

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    Josie is jaunty and friendly: among the most winning of all nickname names. She has never NOT been on the Social Security list since records began being kept, hit its highest spot since 1910 --Numb... Read More 

  • Kay

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    Kay, a cigarette-smoking, nightclubbing name of the 1930's, could be ready for a comeback along with cousins May/Mae and Ray/Rae. Kay has been out of sight since the mid-eighties, but was in the ... Read More 

  • Kitty

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    This endearing nickname name is one Katherine pet form that predates all the Kathys and Katies, having been fairly common in the eighteenth century. With the current mini-craze for animal-related ... Read More 

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