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Lollie ... what would you assume it was a shortened version of?

(87 Posts)
princesslina Mon 08-Oct-12 14:35:22

Subject says it all really ...

squeezeemout Mon 08-Oct-12 19:06:23

I know an Olivia too, lollie or lollipop to friends

ellesabe Mon 08-Oct-12 20:11:31


LineRunner Mon 08-Oct-12 20:13:50


MrsJohnDeere Mon 08-Oct-12 20:19:13


RillaBlythe Tue 09-Oct-12 09:45:26

Laurence or Lauren.

50smellsofshite Tue 09-Oct-12 09:50:01


zgaze Tue 09-Oct-12 09:53:14

I met one yesterday short for Dolores, not a name I would have picked but it quite suited her.

shoppingtrolley Tue 09-Oct-12 10:05:50


SecondRow Tue 09-Oct-12 10:06:52

Dolores (also Lolo or Loli)

TheOriginalNutcracker Tue 09-Oct-12 10:10:08

Dd1 is Lauren and has been known as Lolly, but more often Lol.

Gwennan Tue 09-Oct-12 11:42:07

Louise, Louisa, Laura or Lauren.

Teamthrills Tue 09-Oct-12 11:46:05


Dillydollydaydream Tue 09-Oct-12 11:48:29


lycisca Tue 09-Oct-12 12:29:11

charlotte for me too.

post Tue 09-Oct-12 12:32:33


bassingtonffrench Tue 09-Oct-12 12:32:46


willyoulistentome Tue 09-Oct-12 12:33:41

lauren - just because i know Lollie whi is really a lauren.

SoupDragon Tue 09-Oct-12 12:35:34

Lollie is a bloody stupid name for a child and your DH doesn't even have the excuse of pregnancy hormones..

seeker Tue 09-Oct-12 12:59:41

It's an even stupider name for an adult woman!

MikeOxard Tue 09-Oct-12 13:35:38

I know a Lolly, short for Lauren (a child, obv). Before that I could only imagine it was short for lollypop. Lolly is an odd name for a grown up though, especially if it isn't short for something else.

Mintberry Tue 09-Oct-12 13:40:08

Please, please do not call your daughter Lollie.

Backinthebox Tue 09-Oct-12 13:40:52

I was going to say it's a stupid name, but SoupDragon beat me to it. The first thing that sprang into my mind was that the simpleton who was gang-raped and then coerced into a marriage of convenience in one of the Game of Thrones books was called Lollys. I'm sure other people would make the connection.

CharlieBoo Tue 09-Oct-12 17:32:24

My cousin is Lauren and her nn is Lollie

socksandoos Wed 10-Oct-12 13:41:58

I knew a Lorraine called Lolly for short

LedaOfSparta Wed 10-Oct-12 14:52:55

Laura I would assume.

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