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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
    ♥Mckinley Mayfair, Christian Wayne & Sir Angus Fionn♥

    Favorites May 2016
    Elizabeth, Adelaide, Clara, Juniper, Jane, Amelia, Arabella, Imogen, Beatrice, Charlotte
    the rest of the girls

    William, Morgan, Jasper, Gilbert, Sebastian, Henry, Arthur, Horatio, Aloysius, Edgar
    the rest of the boys

    Lyra Primrose, Amelia Hyacinth, Imogen Viola,/ Magnus Frey, Julian Mackenzie, Sebastian Lake
    the rest of my 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.
    Gabriel . David. Walker. James . Michael
    Clementine . Ophelia . Emerald . Marie . Margot

    Avatar: Morticia Addams

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