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May 17th, 2014 10:35 AM #1Junior Member
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STILL struggling on names :(
Still struggling on our girls name....im after opinions on verity, im reading a brill book where this is a blokes name but I really quite like it is it awful? Also what nn? I hate vera and very would be odd.....also wondering about mimi (mim for nn) id prounouce it mee mee?
I was sold on elowen but my hubby keeps saying ellie for short and seen as his other dd is shelly that would be a bit odd. Thanks in advance x
May 17th, 2014 10:51 AM #3
Verity, hmm. I'm personally not a fan of virtue names but I do think Verity has a lovely sound.
It does feel more feminine than masculine to me but virtue names are basically unisex (even though they aren't used equally for each gender).
I could see Itsy as a nickname for Verity but can't think of any others.
Mimi sounds like a pet name. Not actually for a pet but it's even cuter than just a nickname for me.
Elowen is very pretty, too. I don't think Ellie would be a massive problem since it would only be a nickname.
If you had boys name Frederick and Edward their nicknames could rhyme as well (Freddie & Eddie) but you could always switch back to their full names if it's too much for you. The same could be done with Elowen nn Ellie.
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May 17th, 2014 02:34 PM #9Senior Member
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Verity is nice enough, though Vera seems like the most obvious and frankly unavoidable nickname, so if you for some reason strongly dislike it, that might be a concern.
Mimi feels very nicknamey.
I adore Elowen; Ellie seems like a big of a stretch in terms of a nickname. Lolo, Winnie, etc. could work.Amedeo Enjolras Aristotle Leonardo Archer Olivier Mischa Liam Caspian Benedict Theodore FitzwilliamRosalie Evangeline Mirabelle Ophelia Alice Elisabeth Stella Titania Artemis Cicely Margarethe Thalia Astrid