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Wallace - for a boy

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Totties Wed 20-Jul-11 20:53:24

What do you think of this ? My concerns are it might get shortened to Wally. Would that be so bad when so many boys are named William, and it gets shortened to Willy.

clingingtosanity Wed 20-Jul-11 20:55:04

I would have the same concerns as you. I love the name Wallace but do think it would become Wally often. I know a couple of Williams but they get shortened to Will smile

girliefriend Wed 20-Jul-11 20:58:35

and Gromit? That would be my main concern.

NettoSuperstar Wed 20-Jul-11 21:00:14

And Gromit, No.

fatandknackered Wed 20-Jul-11 21:01:46

Just makes me think of Mel Gibson in Braveheart.

BibiBelle Wed 20-Jul-11 21:03:10

I knew a girl with this name, I always felt rather sorry for her! It would suit a boy more I suppose.

Kids will make a nickname out of anything and if you think he can live with Wally then crack on.

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