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Thread: Amaryllis nickname...?
July 3rd, 2013 10:51 AM #11
@stripedsocks thanks for the suggestions, Rilla is nice. I have nothing against Amy, but I think ppl would assume that's her full name.
@karateleshi80 thanks for the feedback, I agree that Lilly is lovely! Amaryllis if Greek meaning 'to sparkle'. Awesome, right?
@natural I love the idea of Amabel as a smoosh nickname! Great idea.
July 3rd, 2013 11:58 AM #13
I adore Amaryllis--it's a middle on my list but I like it in the FN spot, too. Amzie works, (and reminds me of Yzma's disguise/anagram name from The Emperor's New Groove's TV spinoff) but I can't picture it on anyone over the age of ten. Personally, I would use Marilla, Mara or Rilla as a nickname. I think Maisie is too much of a stretch, but Millie works. And Amara is a gorgeous option that means 'lovely forever,' according to NB.Gwen
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July 3rd, 2013 01:37 PM #15
@geeknamezyo I agree that Amzie would work only in childhood. Amarais a nice more sophisticated choice. Thanks!
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July 3rd, 2013 03:47 PM #19