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  1. #1
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    Wills as a nn for William?

    I have always wanted to use the name William (after my dad) if we had a boy, but as of late I feel like I have met a million baby Williams!

    That being said, my dad goes by Bill--which not even he likes! The nickname Will doesn't really flow with our last name, and I'm not crazy about Liam.

    But another nickname was brought to my attention today-- Wills.

    What do you think of it? Is it too much of a nod to the prince? Too out there? Or just right?

    Big sisters are Violet and Georgia.

  2. #3
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    I do think of the prince because I'm really into the royals but to me that's a good association. And it's not much of a stretch at all, not when compared to many of the nicknames out there. The nice thing about William, though, is that when he's older he can choose a nickname he likes from one of many- Will/Wills, Liam, etc.- or none at all! William is popular but classic; it will always be lovely!
    ~Love names, literature, royals and horses~ <3

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    Girls: Azalea, Cordelia, Elizabeth, Rosalind, Scarlett, Portia, Felicity, Juliet
    Boys: Fitzwilliam, Sebastian, Percival, Prospero, Orlando, Darcy

  3. #5
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    Oh, it's really cute. And I don't think it's a problem.
    Michelle
    Italian teenberry with synesthesia. Environmentally obsessed.
    I have a habit of disappearing for sometime and then reappearing.

    Clara - Hilary - Leah - Margot - Nina
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  4. #7
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    I like it a lot.
    Emily • Nineteen • United States
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  5. #9
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    I think if you give him a middle name that starts with "S" then I think you could get away with calling him Willis.

    Suggestions:
    William Silas
    William Seth
    William Samuel
    William Sebastien
    William Solomon
    William Simon
    Not expecting, just love collecting names!

    My name is Erin. I am 22 years old and I have loved baby names since I was 10.

    Girl names: Juliet Elaine, Madeline Hope, Linnea Carys, Stella Rose, Emilia Colette, Clara Noelle, Violet Elizabeth, Lydia Charlotte, Elaine Victoria, Evelyn Ruby

    Boy names: Jonathan Rhys, Wesley Quinn, Evan Robert, Joel Dominic, Quinn Patrick, Dawson Cole, Judah Nathaniel, Rhys Jeremiah, Roman Gabriel, Lachlan Jude

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