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March 31st, 2013 01:06 PM #1
Know any unexpected names behind a nickname??
Recently, I found out that my friend Cali, (we call him this because he's from California) his real name is Kelly. Okay, so they aren't that different in sound, but I never saw it coming. Mostly because I've never met a boy named Kelly. Also because Kelly doesn't exactly fit him. The reason he's hidden it is that he doesn't like his real name.
thomasina louise, percival hugh
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March 31st, 2013 01:29 PM #3
Well, Cali is pretty feminine sounding too (Callie is a girls name) so I don't get why he's hiding Kelly. Kelly is a unisex Irish surname and is used for both genders (as is Casey, Riley/Reilly, Kerry etc...). If he's masculine enough to pull off Cali, I think Kelly is fine too!
Forgot to mention names with unexpected nn's...
Margaret/Marguerite - nn Daisy
Josephine - nn Posey
Last edited by mischa; March 31st, 2013 at 02:26 PM.All the best,
March 31st, 2013 01:34 PM #5olivia - eighteen (finally!), england but sometimes canada. i like names, film & philosophy.
i'm desperately maternal.
''BOYS R SENSITIVE'' ○ ''GIRLS R SRTONG'';Rufus ○ Wilfred ''Wilf'' ○ Emmett ○ Hugh ○ Edgar ○ Crispin ○ William
Rosemary ''Romy'' ○ Annabel ○ Maude ○ Sibyl ''Billie'' ○ Oona ○ Mavis ○ Fenella ''Nell''
[other beloved / honour names, perhaps middles; Baez, Nicholas, George, Alec, Cathal, Margaret, Briar, Amelia, Beatrix, Agnes, Nancy & Lettice]
March 31st, 2013 01:41 PM #7
March 31st, 2013 02:00 PM #9Senior Member
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