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Thread: Contraction Nicknames?
February 25th, 2013 04:43 PM #1Junior Member
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I'm trying to come up with nicknames that are a contraction of the first and middle names. I've been able to come up with a few, based on people I've met or from books (predominantly Gone With the Wind) but not many. They tend to have a Southern/country feel, but that's what I'm going for.
The ones I've got are:
Careen- Caren Irene
Suellen- Susan Elinor
Mayella- May Ella/Elinor/any other Ell-name
Elianne- Elinor/any other Ell-name Anne
Lilybelle- Lillian Isabella (a cousin of mine)
What I'm not looking for are:
*Double names like Debra Anne, Molly Sue, Mary Jane, Mary Beth etc.
*Names like Rosemary or Annabelle which are names in their own right
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February 25th, 2013 06:21 PM #5
February 25th, 2013 06:56 PM #7
Mary and Marie contractions are popular in the South.
M'lynn or Malynn - Marie Lynn
M'laine or Melaine - Mary Elaine
M'lee or Malee - Mary Lee
M'lou or Malou - Mary Lou or Mary Louise
You could go on and on!
Lael - Laura Ellen
Ellane - Ella Jane
Jael - Jane Eleanor
Leora - Leah Eleanor
Vianne - Victoria Anne, Virginia Anne
Vielle - Vivian Ella, Victoria Elle
Salaine - Sarah Elaine, Sarah Lane, etc.
Solaine - Sophia Elaine, Sophia Lane, Sophronia Elaine, etc
Marue - Matilda Rue, Miranda Rue, etc
Ida - Ivy Diana
Ada - Amy Diana, Alice Diana, etc.Mrs. H.
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