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  1. #1
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    Jul 2011
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    Seph, Jay, Jack, or Joss? as nickname for Joseph?

    I am planning on naming our son Joseph Arthur. Our children all have a Hebrew first name and middle names are after family members. I like Joseph enough but it isnt a name I would have normally picked. Most everyones name gets shortened by family members and I definitely can't see using Joe or Joey.

    These are all acceptable nicknames for Joseph, I think Jack is difficult but has been used and I do like it.

    I really like Seph but figure everyone would hear Seth. Do you know any Josephs that go by other nicknames besides the usual Joe or Joey? Which nickname would you use?
    Mommy to
    Noah William,
    Elianna (Ella) Beatrice and
    Joseph (Joss) Arthur

  2. #3
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    I think Jay and Joss are great! The only other nickname that's not Joe or Joey I've heard is Josie (pronounced Joe-Zee), and it worked really well. Joseph Arthur is fantastic, by the way!
    Henry John, Charles Wesley
    Eleanor June, Clara Sparling

  3. #5
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    I really like Jack as a nickname for Joseph. I only know one Joseph who is about seven or eight and just goes by Joseph no nicknames. Joseph Arthur is a lovely name and I think it goes nicely with Noah and Eliana.

  4. #7
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    Joss is cool!

  5. #9
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    Jay gets my vote!
    Proud mother to Susannah Corinne, due April 4th, 2013

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