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December 5th, 2012 04:20 PM #21
My husband and I recently decided we both love Mathias (his great, great grandfather's name) and would use it even though the nickname of "Matt" is a possibility (which we hate). We'd call him Ty or Tias (tie-us) and correct anyone who tried calling him Mat/Matt, but I don't think this will be nearly as much of an issue as it would if his name were Matthew.L e o n a P e a r l
my baby girl
...and already dreaming of naming her siblings!
~ Felicity ~ Coretta ~ Junia ~ Vivenne ~ Coralie ~
- Mattias - Callum - Harold -
December 5th, 2012 06:13 PM #23
December 5th, 2012 06:18 PM #25Junior Member
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I would still use it if I really really loved it. I love Patrick, but hate Pat as a nickname, but still considered it for DS1. (Dh overruled it though.) I've noticed that people will eventually call the child what they hear the parents call the child. If they hear you always say Benjamin, they will use Benjamin too. They might slip and call him Ben from time to time, but Benjamin will probably dominate.
December 5th, 2012 06:44 PM #27
I have full names I love but won't use because I hate the nicknames. I wish I could, but I just know that even if I try to enforce it, the child or the child's friends might not and then I'll end up hearing the dreaded nickname, so I keep those names reserved for the middle name spot.
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December 5th, 2012 06:48 PM #29Senior Member
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