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  1. #1
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    What names do you love, but hate the nicknames associated with it?

    I really love the name Penelope always have always will, but the nicknames that come with it just do not appeal to me at all. Penny is a major one that I just cannot stand it makes me think of coinage and another I heard one of my friends throw out there is Nellie which to me sounds like something I would name a horse. There are a lot of beautiful names out there, but the nicknames are just horrible and I will probably never use this name because I know somewhere down the line someone will throw out the nickname Penny.
    Mama to Willa and Lakelin!
    MY GROWING LIST

  2. #3
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    Beatrix - Fleur - Minnow - Zelda - Fern - Winifred - Poet

    Wolfgang - Atlas - Huck - Abraham - Ernest - Ulysses - Fox - Alasdair

  3. #5
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    Penelope & Penny
    David & Dave/Davie
    Alice & Aly
    Eleanor & Ellie
    Abraham & Abe
    And many more, but cant think of them, right now
    Girly Girls :: Lorraine Alice || Glenna Judith

    Boyish Boys :: David Walter || Aubrey Mark || Warren/Wallace Keith || Maverick Jon || Gideon Robert || Darby Allen || Elijah Shepard

  4. #7
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    I have a few...
    Corrine nn Corrie
    Penelope nn Nell, Nellie or Penny
    Elizabeth nn Liz, Lizzie, Betsy, Betsie
    Anna nn Annie or any Ann variation with that nn
    Caspian nn Cass or Caspi
    Viktor/Victor nn Vik/Vic
    Shannon nn Shay/Shae
    Alexander nn Xander or Zander
    Happily Married Momma to Two Sweet Girls
    Expecting Number Three December 2014

  5. #9
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    Jan 2014
    Location
    England
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    I have a huge list, which is partly why I prefer names in full.
    Like Benjamin/Benedict/Bennet, dislike Ben/Benny/Benji
    Love Beatrix/Beatrice, dislike Bea/Bee (but I love Trixie)
    Like Isobel (Eess-oh-bell), dislike Izzy
    Like August, dislike Gus (Auggie is okay)
    Like Edmund, dislike Eddie/Ed (Ted/Teddy is okay)
    Love Caspian, dislike Cash, or Cass (If anything Cip)
    Love Nikolai, dislike Nik
    Love Evander, dislike Evan or Anders
    Love Pandora, dislike Dora
    Like Theodora, dislike Thea/Dora (Teddy's okay)
    Like Isadora, dislike Izzy/Dora
    Like Frances, dislike Fran
    Like Timothy, dislike Tim/Timmy
    Like Esmeralda, dislike Esme
    Like Roxanne, dislike Roxie/Roxy
    Love Morgana, dislike Morgan (on a girl)
    Wholocked, history and chemistry loving teenberry (16).
    Hoping to be a mummy in the very distant future. Dreaming of...
    Pandora Valencia FaeEvanthe Lyra Annabeth
    Little Misses
    Caspian Sherlock WalterPhoenix Arthur Blaise
    Mister Men

    Crushing on... ✦ AmadeaGeorgianaViolaPtolemyArchieHamish
    "'Mycroft' is the name you gave me; if you could possibly struggle all the way to the end."
    • Mycroft Holmes • Sherlock (BBC) • His Last Vow •

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