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  1. #1
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    Nickname for Holiday?

    I am suddenly loving Holiday for a girl, to go with my Henry (sometimes known as Atlas, his middle).

    Can anyone think of a nickname besides the obvious Hollie/y?

    Is it too "unique" to match the classic Henry? I went with classic fn and unique middle with my son, so wonder if Holiday is better suited as a mn to match this style? But I am loving the idea of another H first name, and the quirkiness of Holiday is appealing to me! Are they too matchy?

    Also, what do you think of Atlas and Holiday? Too vacation-y sounding together?

    Perhaps I am talking myself right out of loving Holiday. But it is so cute and spunky!

    Your thoughts are appreciated!
    Proud mama of Henry Atlas, born in July 2012
    Expecting a little lady this summer!

    Currently loving...
    Girls: Lila Poet, Catherine Indiana, Gemma Scout, Juliet Liberty, Ramona Holiday, Louisa Merit, Lucy Hero, Phoebe Sunday, Margot Phoebe
    For boys: Julian Sayer, Jasper Locke, Pierre Otis, Pascal Odin, Peter Crusoe, Thomas Wilder, Robin Ulysses

  2. #3
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    Looking at your son's name and the names in your signature, Holiday is definitely better suited as a middle name. Henry and Holiday are incredibly mismatched yet still look and sound matchy.

    Liddy?
    Emily • Nineteen • United States
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  3. #5
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    Day, Liddy? That's all I can think of.
    Previous account: elrock13

  4. #7
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    I am infatuated with Holiday, but unfortunately I don't think it goes with Henry at all. Liddy is a good nn besides holly.

  5. #9
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    I have a soft spot for Holiday too- i love that its Holly Golightly's full name in Breakfast at Tiffanys. I think it could work with Henry, it would bring out the quirky, indie side of Henry. I can't think of any new nicknames though, sorry.
    ~ Mama to Juniper Elise and Arlo Edward James ~

    Susannah - Celeste- Maybelle - Pearl - Callie - Eulalie - Clementine
    Another daughter: Callie Susannah Pearl

    Asa - Tate - Rudy - Otis - Henry - Miles - Josiah
    Another son: Tate Henry Miles

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