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  1. #1

    Adorable nicknames?

    Hi guys, this is my first thread (yay!) so here goes!

    What do you think are some adorable nicknames for darling little girls? Here are some of mine that I love:

    Mary- Midge
    Edith- Edie
    Josephine- Posie/Posy/Posey


    So can you think of any others that I could possibly add to my list?

    Also, do you think Tib could work as a nickname for Sybil or Sybilla? and could you help me find a nickname for Lavinia please....the name has really grown on me!
    "If I were to search for logic, I should not search for it among the English upper class." Downton Abbey, The Dowadger Countess of Grantham

    My Ladies: Mary, Edith, Josephine, Amabel, Sybil, Cora, Clara, Gwyneira, Isobel, Lavinia, Mabel, Pippa
    My Lords: Albert, Arthur, Theodore, Hector, Maximilian, Dylan, Cyril, William

    I'm the proud owner of a fat ball of fluff that supposedly is called a guinea pig but I'm not sure thats possible; her name: Maisie!

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    Lavinia: Nia, Livi, Vinia, Livia

  3. #5
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    One of my pet peeves is nick names. I am a nickname and I hate it. I guess I don't understand why anyone would pick a beautiful name and then not use it. If I loved the nickname instead of the original, then I would use that. For example, I would never name a child Eleanor and then call her Nora. If I wanted to use Nora, then I would name her Nora. Some of my favorite nickname names are:

    Molly
    Maggie
    Sadie
    Sally
    Beth
    Millie
    Winnie
    Minnie
    Becky
    Lizzie

  4. #7
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    Oh my goodness, I love this topic! I adore nicknames. My favorites? Hm...
    Genevieve - Ginny
    Savanna - Savvy
    Amaryllis - Lilly
    Antigone - Annie (I love the fact that the full name is so unexpected but the nickname so recognizable.)
    Calliope - Callie or Poppy
    Holiday - Holly
    Anastasia - Annie or Tasie
    Persephone - Penny
    Indie - I haven't settled on a full name for this, I just love the nickname! I've never been able to find a full name I love...
    Serendipity - Seren
    Guinevere - Gwen
    Madeleine - Minnie
    Phoenix - Nixi (I also like Pixie as a smoosh nickname for Phoenix Elizabeth)
    Valencia - Vally
    Winter - Winnie
    Theodora - Thea
    Carlotta - Carly
    Bellamy - Bella
    Elysia - Ellie/Ella (I also like smoosh nickname Elphie for Elysia Phoenix)
    Evangeline - Eva
    Francesca - Eska
    Juliet/Juliette - Jet/Jette
    Kerensa - Kenzie
    Kirrily - Kirra
    Livia - Liv
    Lucia - Lux
    Rhiannon - Annie

    Then there's one I haven't found the perfect nickname for...Olympia. Sorry my list got long. Great thread!
    ~ Larissa

    Olympia Primrose
    Waverly Claire ~ Amaryllis Joy
    Holiday Elise ~ Bellamy June ~ Seraphina Daisy
    Genevieve Scout ~ Romilly Violet ~ Laszlo Oliver ~ Darwin Blake
    Gideon Levi ~ Fisher Gray ~ Jasper Elias
    Simon Apollo ~ Orlando Archer
    Phineas Jack

    Crushing hard... Saylor Adeline ... Mazarine Alice ... Penrose Elizabeth

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    Some of my favorites - sorry if they've already been mentioned.
    Beatrice - Bea
    Ruby - Rue
    Plumeria - Plum
    Genevieve - Gigi
    Magnolia - Maggie
    Eleanor - Nora
    Lula - Lou

    Love your ideas Midge is especially adorable!

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