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Thread: Usable Name

  1. #1
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    Apr 2014

    Usable Name

    Do you think Bartholomew is usable in todays world?

    What nicknames would you give him besides Bart?
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  2. #3
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    Jul 2013
    I'm on the fence with this one. Archibald, Beauregard and Barnaby are similarly questionable because...well, they just sound very old and somewhat funny (I love Archibald btw). I think it would go best in the middle. Berry is the only other nickname I can think of at the moment.
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  3. #5
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    There was a young guy called Bartholomew on a quiz show I was watching, and he used it in full. I think it's usable, especially out loud, it's got the same amount of syllables as Alexander or Sebastian. For nicknames, I like Tol, Tolly, maybe even Mew, for a small child. I love Bartholomew!
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  4. #7
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    I love it, and yes, I think it's usable.

    With names like Jeremiah and Nehemiah being in regular use, I don't think Bartholomew is out of place among these names at all.

    I would use the nn Tolly.
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  5. #9
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    Sep 2013
    Bartholomew would lend itself to nn Lew/Lou as well.
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