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Thread: Nicholas - classic or dated?
September 22nd, 2013 03:10 PM #1Senior Member
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Nicholas - classic or dated?
To me, he's handsome, he's smart, he's got fun nicknames to suit every personality, but is he a little bit past his use by date? The youngest Nicholas I know is in his 20s, which is why I'm questioning it - I don't want a future son to think I've given him a 'dad' name.
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September 22nd, 2013 03:14 PM #3
Nicholas is a classic to me. I know two little boys named this (I work at a child care center, one of the babies 6 months, the other is a 3 year old boy) but I live in Upstate NY and there's a lot of old-fashioned names that have never cycled out here, so I'm not sure what other parts of the country look like.♧ our little finnegan alexander is due 11.23.15 ♧
September 22nd, 2013 03:24 PM #5Senior Member
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I think Nicholas is a very handsome and completely useable name! Like you said, there are plenty of nicknames for Nicholas, and spelling variants too for that matter. I know a teenage Nicholas, who loves his name, and one toddler who goes by Nico! I would say it's a classic, but definitely not a 'Dad' name.[FONT=Book Antiqua][B]Mummy to two little princes born 16/1/14[/B] :D
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September 22nd, 2013 03:25 PM #7
I'd say that it's a classic but it feels dated to me.Current favorites:
Cora . Louisa . Lydia . Mary
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September 22nd, 2013 03:28 PM #9