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  • Bear

    30 46.88%
  • Archie

    16 25.00%
  • Both are too much of a stretch

    18 28.13%
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  1. #6
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    Feb 2014
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    Bear is cute, but no one except for extreme baby name enthusiasts will understand how you got to it.
    Julia. Teenberry. No kids for a while (obvi) but I want lots in the future.

    Girls: Diana, Dorothy, Millicent, Mildred, Matilda, Teagan, Leonora, Henrietta, Afternoon, Prairie. . .

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  2. #8
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    Jan 2014
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    I love both, but slightly prefer Archie. I don't think either is much of a stretch, but then with nicknames, I think pretty much anything goes.
    Wholock | Historian | Biochemist | Single Pringle | Teenberry (17) | Future mummy 😏
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  3. #10
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    At the end of the day, you can call him whatever you like. I think Archie is pretty out of the blue, but Bear seems like the sort of family term of endearment you could use for any child, regardless of given name. Arthur is only two syllables, I don't see a burning need for any short version, although terms of endearment will probably arise naturally.
    Freyja Elísabet - 4 June 2015
    Possible future brother: Benedikt - Elías - Emil - Jóhann - Matthías
    Possible future sister: Elsa - Elva - Inga - Salka - Sóley
    Other loves: Erlingur - Ingimar - Kjartan - Óskar - Róbert - Ingunn - Rósa - Sólveig - Svala - Ylfa - Þórunn

  4. #12
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    Oct 2013
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    I like Archie (my Archer would be Archer or Arch) but love the nickname/pet name Bear.

    Henry Oliver Birch | Jack Rowan August | Charlie Lachlan Piers
    Sophie Jane Magnolia | Grace Margaret Birdie | Adeline Elizabeth Fable
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    heart my son

  5. #14
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    Jul 2012
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    I would just use Bear as a pet name. Archie from Arthur doesn't make sense as the names are the same length and completely unrelated. Arthur doesn't really need a nickname.
    Samuel / Joseph / Ezra / James / Edward / George
    Helen / Georgia / Jane / Alice / Frances / Mary

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