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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2013

    Girl names with boyish nicknames?

    I have been drawn to that sort of name as of lately, and was wondering if you all could help me brainstorm some more. A few that I have already considered are:

    Juniper "Jay"
    Cornelia "Neil"
    Olivine "Olly"
    Lavinia "Vin"

    Any other ones you can come up with? I'd prefer less common if possible, so something along the lines of Charlotte "Charlie" or Alexia "Alex" aren't quite right for me.
    moving to new account with username I like more... since we can't just change them

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Cair Paravel :)
    My favorite is one that's already in your signature: Eleni nn Leni! I adore it. Lenny on a boy seems frumpy and old fashioned and makes me think of the John Steinbeck novel, but Leni on a girl is lithe and youthful and interesting. And I don't feel so bad about more masculine-ish nns on a girl as opposed to an actual full name that's unisex/masculine. That's really the only one I love, although I don't mind Charlotte nn Charlie (although I prefer Lola and Lottie, personally). I think Evangeline nn Evan is sort of cool, too.

    Aurora nn Rory? Or is that too mainstream, too?
    Ashley | storyteller | Christian

    Isabelle Aurora Grace ▪ Grant Frédéric Conrad

    Adelaida Rózsa ▪ Anna Emília ▪ Beatrix Izabella ▪ Éva Miléna ▪ Júlia Erzsébet
    Lívia Piroska ▪ Magdaléna Eszter ▪ Míra Natália ▪ Petra Amália ▪ Ráhel Anasztázia
    Béla Zoltán ▪ Bertalan Viktor ▪ Éliás Kelemen ▪ Gáspár Alexander ▪ Gusztáv Sámuel
    Henrik Józsua ▪ Krisztofer Attila ▪ László Miksa ▪ Sebestyén Oszkár ▪ Szilveszter Adony
    Arszlán ▪ Katinka ▪ Mihály ▪ Tividar ▪ Zoé ▪ Zsuzsanna

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Great Lakes
    ** The opinions expressed above are not meant to be reflective of Nameberry as a whole but are my opinion and mine alone. **

    Mommy to:
    Henry Nathaniel (3) and Julia Paige (1)

    Current favorites:
    Bennett - Emmett - Felix - Oliver - Owen - Preston - Samuel
    Abigail - Claire - Clara - Hope - Lydia - Maude - Molly

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Wilhelmina, nickname: Billie
    Francesca, Frances, nickname: Frankie
    Delphine, Delphina, Josephina, Josephine, Seraphina, etc, nickname: Finn
    Lucille, Louisa, Lucienne, nickname: Lou/Lu
    Martina, nickname: Marty/Martie
    Aurora, nickname: Rory
    Olympia, Olivia, nickname: Ollie/Olly
    Roberta, nickname: Bobbie
    Beatrix, Beatrice, nickname: Trix
    Penelope, nickname: Penn
    Filomene/Philomene, nickname: Fil, Flip

  5. #9
    I actually like Larissa nn Lars. I think I made that up myself, and I know it's weird, but to me it's cute.

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