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  1. #1
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    Contraction Nicknames?

    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

  2. #3
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    Kira Kimberly- Kiki (I used this one for a book)
    Mary Esther- Mitzi (A stretch, but I think it works)
    Kara Tiffany- Katie
    Camilla Natalie- Lana
    Luna Lucy- Lulu
    Lisa Linnea- Lily
    Mel Samantha- Elsa
    Ana Lysandra- Ally
    ~lucy reine~
    ~ celestine eira ~ mary simona ~ elizabeth echo "ellie" ~ eleanor maeve "lena" ~ vivienne isla ~ celia matilda "cici" ~ catherine aiko "rin" ~ elsa verity ~
    ~ jasper red ~ evander lachlan 'evan'~ kai nicholas ~ ezra link ~ avery thomas ~ michael satoshi "mischa" ~ finn jeremias ~ ezekiel hayden ~ alexander rowan "sacha" ~
    guilty pleasures
    ~ tisiphone aria ~ alecto elpis ~ miya lucida ~ addison matteo ~ corinthian tidus ~

  3. #5
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    Imogen Viola- Ivy (one of my fave combos)
    Katherine Elizabeth - Katrelle
    Leanna Mabelle - Leabelle
    Elizabeth May - Ellamay
    mom to Mckinley Mayfair, Christian Wayne & Sir Angus Fionn
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    fave girls
    fave boys
    fave combos
    just for fun combos

  4. #7
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    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!

    Some others:

    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.
    Trying for our first.
    Jack . Walker . David . Gabriel . Joe . Michael
    Clementine . Marina . Nadia . Vesper . Georgia . Emerald
    Avatar: Sarah Connor kicks ass.

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