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June 22nd, 2014 11:51 PM #1
Nicknames: What are your favourites?
I am quite a fan of nicknames, particularly the older sorts like:
Connie - Our ex-pharamicist's name, I always thought she was lovely, the only long form I like is Contessa and its completely unusable.
Bonnie - my good friend and Bonnie Blue was so adorable!
Etta - Etta James, need I say more?
Ibby - Found this in a novel and thought it was adorable.
Tess/Tessa/Essie - My Mama's name is Theresa and goes by Terrie so I love these.
Ellie - It reminds me of the little girl from The Water Babies.
Elsie - My great-grandmother's name.
May - Just has such a gorgeous sweet sound.
What are your favourites?Jessica Emily Faith
Living in the land of Oz...
Ronan: For the sake of spicy, little boys wearing plaid shirts, running around in kneeless jeans, playing in the mud and being mischievous.
★"Abie" Annabeth Lily Pearl ★ "Jem" John Ellis Michael ★ "Maxel' Maxwell Robert Wray ★Jessie Pearl ★ Rowe Henry★ Winnie Noelle★ Mary Elle Winter ★ Elijah Ford ★ Viviana Marien ★ Bentley Reed ★ Conrad Heath★
June 22nd, 2014 11:58 PM #3Senior Member
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Pippi - the nickname of one Pippi Longstocking, one of my childhood heroines. I like Pip, as in Philip Pirrip of Great Expectations, for boys.
Meg - I prefer Meg to any of its original forms. It has charisma to me, I don't know why.
Jess - sounds so bright and happy to me, but I dislike Jessica, and am not in love with Jessamine. Tess and Bess just don't have the same spark, to me.
Effy - I like the sound, but the sole association people have is with a character from a TV show, and it couldn't short for anything other than Euphemia, really.Amedeo Ariel Dmitri EnjolrasArtemis Cicely Elisabeth Evangeline Mirabelle Ophelia Rosalie Titania
June 23rd, 2014 12:04 AM #5
eden olivia ◦ ruby imogen ◦ aria calliope ◦ shiloh annalise ◦ maeve emilia
saskia willow ◦ cerys autumn ◦ saoirse violet ◦ freya jolie ◦ adelaide iris
reuben arlo ◦ jude emerson ◦ rowan tadhg ◦ luca maddox ◦ rory sullivan
august henry ◦ ezra bellamy ◦ myles phoenix ◦ levi theodore ◦ elijah blake
June 23rd, 2014 12:07 AM #7
Annie - This is my best friends (full) name, and I think that's why I love it so much.
Cora - I love the sweetness and the vintage charm of Cora, but I don't like it as a full name for some reason. I love Cordelia nn Cora.
Gwen - This is a new love for me, and I love it as a nickname for Guinevere, Gwendolen and Gwenllian.
Hattie - There's something about vintage nicknames that I just love. Harriet nn Hattie is perfect.
Effie/Effy - I can never decide which spelling I prefer for this one, but I've loved it ever since seeing Elizabeth nn Effy on the tv show Skins. (The UK version). It's now a nickname for Persephone on my list.
Essie - So cute. I love Cressida nn Essie.
I also love Lottie for Charlotte and Bea for Beatrice/Beatrix.antigone • beatrice • cordelia • drusilla • edwina • guinevere • harriet • hermione • ingrid • isolde • octavia • orla • sibyl • theodosia
benedict • cedric • edmund • felix • henry • ignatius • killian • lysander • percival • rudyard
June 23rd, 2014 01:30 AM #9
Ellie, Edie, Evie, Athie / Attie, Atta, Rosie, Ru, Mamie, Vinnie, Winnie, Kitty, Annie, Belle, Renny, Nell, Hattie, Hettie, Etta, Else, Elsie, Bee / Bea, Lotte, Lottie, Gussie, Augie, Artie, Hess, Ziggy (I know this is a bit of a stretch, but I love it for Zelda), Florry, Otto (for Ottoline and Ottilie), Ollie, Frankie, Billie, Ama, Lil, Ceil, Fae (for Ferelith. Another stretch. ), Nevie (Genevieve), Mab, Wendy (Gwendolen, but I prefer just Wendy), Van (Evangeline), Teddy (Theodora), Thea, Theo, Dot, Dottie (all ditto), Lamby (Bellamy), Ami (ditto), Delphi (Delphine), Dash (Dasha), Aggie, Raffy, Seffy (Sefarina), Effie, Lennie (Valencia / Valentine), Minnie, Nim (Minerva), Ginny, (Ginevra), Nan (Nanetta), Tabby, Aura (Aurora, Auriel, etc. Prefer just Aura though), Mency (Clemency), Clem, Lou, Louis / Louie, Ursie, Bertie, Essie, Esme (Esmeralda).Mary, Esther, Susanna, Nora, Camellia, Francesca, Constance, Dominica, Tilly, Bellamy, Gardenia, Pearl, Evangeline, Ida, Mabel, Evangeline, Yuki, Rose, Josephine, Arabella, Magnolia, Mirabelle, Theodora, Louisa, Raphaela.
Amias, Moses, Bellamy, Albert, Callahan, Quincy, Arthur, Bertie, Pello, Raphael, Frederick, Abraham, Gus, Lucian, Caspian, Cagney, Charles, Remy, Sullivan, Enzo, Patterson, Frank, George, Ezekiel.