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December 29th, 2007, 02:55 PM
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I know I posted a similar post before...but I'm racking my brain....

DH and I both really like the name Callie, however, I prefer it as a nickname and he is okay with it as a first name. I feel like if I can find a first name that he likes enough that can use the nn Callie, then we can agree. The only first name that we *both* like is Callyn, but we both feel that it sounds too masculine.

Other names that I have considered but DH doesn't like are:
Calianna (my fave)
Calista
Calliah (pr Callie-uh)
Caleah (pr Ca-leeuh)

Names that can have the nn Callie but I won't use:
Caroline (love it but VERY bad association)
Calliope (just don't like it)

Please help
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December 29th, 2007, 03:07 PM
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I think Callie should definitley only be used as a nickname. I can't imagine a Dr. Callie Lastname. Calista is my favorite. Callyn looks trendy and ugly. How about:

Calanthe (ka-LAN-thee)
Cathanthia
Calla (Maybe use a double name like... Calla Grace or something and call her Callie?)
Camille
Catalina
Catherine

Hope that helps!

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December 29th, 2007, 03:11 PM
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I can picture Callie as a complete first name but spelled Caleigh or Calleigh. Of course I grew up with a Calleigh, which I'm sure shapes my thoughts on the matter
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December 29th, 2007, 03:16 PM
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I love the name Callie by it self.

I think Camille would be cute
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December 29th, 2007, 03:53 PM
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I like Calista and all of BrownEyedGirl's suggestions, especially Calanthe and Calanthia. Another name is Califia, the name of a mythological queen (who the state of California is named after).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Califia

Callyn looks like it should be pronounced Call-in, so I wouldn't use that. Calianna, Calliah, and Caleah all look made-up to me. Callie as a full name looks better than Callie spelled Caleigh/Calleigh. Those -leigh names all look weird to me.
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December 29th, 2007, 06:50 PM
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I think Callie can stand alone as a first time and I really think its pretty
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December 29th, 2007, 07:27 PM
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Thanks guys The more I think about it the more I like Callie by itself....I wish DH would agree to spell it Calleigh...I love that spelling but DH hates 'leigh' spellings. Oh well. Atleast we have found a name that we both agree on (that very RARELY happens ) Thanks again for the comments!
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December 29th, 2007, 08:04 PM
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I think Calianna and Calista are my favorites. Very pretty names!!
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December 29th, 2007, 08:43 PM
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I think Callie is fine as a name by itself. It's very pretty.
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