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July 17th, 2009, 06:14 AM
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What is everyones favorite traditional boy and girl names that have nicknames?

Nick is really into names like this and I am too though as long as the middle names are more modern/interesting.

Right now we like:

Alexander ''Alex''
Benjamin ''Ben''
John ''Jack''
Samuel ''Sam''
William ''Will''

Abigail ''Abby''
Elizabeth ''Ellie''
Emily ''Emmy''
Lillian ''Lilly''
Olivia ''Liv''

Right now I am especially loving John Wyatt ''Jack'' and Emily Olivia ''Emmy'' what do you think?

Thanks!
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July 17th, 2009, 06:30 AM
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John Wyatt-John is very common, boring and i've known way too many. Wyatt, is all cowboy too me.

Emily Olivia-Both very popular, and overdone.

My favourites:

Robert-Robbie, Rob
Michael-Mickey, Mike
Patrick-Patch
Alexander-Alex, Xander
William-Will

Madeline-Maddie
Grace-Gracie
Katherine-Kate, Katie
Eleanor-Elle
Vivienne-Vivi
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July 17th, 2009, 06:45 AM
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I like all the names from your list - I enjoy traditional names, even though most of them are very popular.

Alexander is probably my favorite. William is a good one - you could call him Liam instead of Will. Liam is popular these days, but not so much as Will. Here are a few more I can think of:

Jacob (Jake)
Christopher (Chris)
Daniel (Danny, Dan)
Andrew (Andy)
James (Jim, Jimmy, Jamie)
Jonathan (Jon, Jonny)
Zachary (Zack)

Isabella (Isa, Izzy, Belle, Bella)
Sophia (Sophie)
Evelyn (Evie)
Sarah (Sadie)
Madeline (Maddie)
Alexandria (Alex, Andy, Dria, Lex, Lexie, Alexa)
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July 17th, 2009, 07:54 AM
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I'm just the opposite...I like a more unique first name with a traditional middle name.

Alexander "Zander"
Jacob "Jake"
James - don't care for Jimmy/Jim nns
Elijah- "Eli"
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July 17th, 2009, 09:29 AM
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Daniel (Dan, Danny) is my favorite boys name.

Madeleine (Maddie) and Cassandra (Cassie) are my favorite girls names.
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July 17th, 2009, 10:48 AM
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Thanks for the suggestions so far!

I am really loving James ''Jamie'', James is also Nick's middle name so I am sure he'd like it.

James Owen
James Wyatt

What do you girls think?
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July 17th, 2009, 11:47 AM
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There's not too many traditional names I like to shorten for nn. Only two come to mind:

William (Will)

Abigail (Abby)
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July 17th, 2009, 01:13 PM
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I love Benjamin (Ben), Samuel (Sam) and Abigail (Abby)... I also like Samantha nn Sammy
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July 17th, 2009, 01:59 PM
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Gabrielle (Brielle, Belle)
Vanessa (Nessi, Nessa)
Luciana (Lucy)
Georgia (Gia)
Rosalie (Rose, Rosa)
Katherine (Kate, Katie)


Asher (Ash)
Marcus (Marc)
Benjamin (Ben)
Lucas (Luke)
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July 17th, 2009, 02:07 PM
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I like James Owen.. it's a nice name. I like the connection to Daddy, too. =)
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July 17th, 2009, 02:44 PM
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Olivia and Alexander are my favorites.
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