Aw I feel your pain, Momtwoboys! I think Bebe is cute. I loved the name Bijoux, and that got totally trashed here when I brought it up.
I like the idea of giving Bebe a longer name to "fall back on."
Do you like Beatrice, Beatrix, Beatriz?
A while back, there was someone who was considering a full name for the nickname Hattie, and Behati was suggested. I think it's gorgeous.
Behati nn Bebe?
I don't like Bebe as a given name. It could make a cute nickname though. Bebe means baby in Spanish. Baby would be a hard name to walk through life with.
As far as the pronunciations goes, anyone who knows a little bit of Spanish will know to say bay-bay.