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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2012

    Can you name a boy Teddy ?

    Or would it be more sensible to name a boy Theodore ?

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    New York
    I prefer going with Theodore or Edward and using the nn Teddy. Think of a grown man trying to taken seriously as a banker, solicitor, etc.
    Gwen Eleanor... Mary Josephine ... Anna Juliet ... Iris Evelyn ... Sage Catherine ** Arlo Grant ... Drew Thomas ... Eli James ... Owen Vincent... Jay Theodore

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Teddy can be a variation of Edmund, Ted, Theobald, Theodore, Theo (my favourite) or Edward - I'd put one of those on the birth certificate.
    Daughter born November 2013

    Expecting #2 November 2015

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    I love Theodore (but DH vetoed, unfortunately). I think it lends itself to all kinds of nicknames and will give him so much flexibility. He can be Teddy when he's little, and then decide as he grows up if he's more of a Ted, Theo, Ed, or perhaps even Teddy still? I think Teddy by itself while expose him to teasing in school.

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Ontario, Canada
    You can name a boy a Teddy, but when he grows up he probably won't appreciate it....
    Anxiously awaiting the arrival of Luther's little brother November 2015!
    Currently loving: Magnus, Griffin, August/Augustus, Auberon, Cole, Tiberius, Alaric, Cormac and Rowan.

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