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  • Theodore (Theo) Justus

    25 55.56%
  • Theodore (Teddy) Justus

    13 28.89%
  • Theodore (Ted) Justus

    2 4.44%
  • Walter (Walt) Justus

    15 33.33%
  • Walter (Wally) Justus

    2 4.44%
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
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    106

    Theodore or Walter

    This is my first post, but I am desperate for help and am a long time reader of the Nameberry forums. We have a 2 year old daughter named, Adeline Elizabeth, and are expecting our second peanut in July. We didn't find out the gender so we're trying to decide on a boy and a girl name front runner. Our two favorites are Theodore and Walter (I slightly prefer Theodore and my husband slightly prefers Walter). With either choice, the middle name will be Justus (my dad's name) and we will call our son by a nickname 99% of the time--Walt or Wally for Walter and Teddy, Ted, or Theo for Theodore. So what do you think? Which full name and then also which nickname should we use for that full name? Urg, this is hard and it is stressing me out because I am constantly going back and forth! Thanks so much for any comments/opinions/advice!

  2. #3
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    616
    I love Theodore (Theo) best as then both that and Adeline are both cute but slightly older names. But are both coming back/come back.

    Walter to me is too old and not coming back at the min.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    New Zealand
    Posts
    591
    I know a baby Walter, nn Walt, and thought it was fresh and surprising. I think both Walter and Theodore are a great match with Adeline, though.
    Mother to two lovely kiddos, Mila Arden and Cato Bennett

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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
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    2,299
    I voted for Theodore (Theo) Justus because I'm not a fan of Walter.

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    106
    Thanks so much for the responses/votes! I'm surprised how much Theo has pulled ahead. It's my favorite nickname as well, but I was afraid it didn't go that well with Adeline (maybe I thought it sounded too newish?).

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