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Three syllable girls names that can be shortened...

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378 Mon 17-Dec-12 14:22:24

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LondonElfInFestiveCheerBoots Mon 17-Dec-12 15:18:27

Three syllable:
Imreal (Immie, Rhea)
Alison (Alice, Ali, Sonny (but I am weird and would love nn-ing my DD Sonny))
Rosamund (Rose, Rosa, Roz Mandy)
Rosalind (Rose, Rosa, Roz, Lin, Lindy)
Marianne (Marri, Mary, Anne, Annie, Anna)
Beatrix/ce (Bea, Trix/Triss, Tixie/Trissie)
Bernadette (Bernie, Bea, Dette)
Natasha (Nat, Tash, Tasha)
Catherine (Kat, Kitty, Kit, Cathy etc)
Finnula (Finn, Nula)
Rebecca (Rex, Bex, Becky, Rebbi, Becca)
Helena (Ena, Ellie, Hel, Hellie)
Lenora (Lea, Lennie)
Madeline (Maddie, Lin, Linnie)
Vivienne (Enna, Ennie, Vivi, Viva, V)

Four syllable:
Penelope (Penny, Nell, Nella)
Elizabeth (Eliza, Liz/zy, Beth, Bessie, Betsy, Ellie, Lilibet etc)
Cordelia (Cordie, Della, Delia, Coco)
Natalia (Nat, Tallie)
Persephone (Percy, Finn)
Evangeline (Eva, Evie, Leena)
Alexia (Lexie, Lex, Al, Ali, Alex)

A few ideas? I erred on the trad side seeing as DS is Benjamin.

nickelbabylyinginamanger Mon 17-Dec-12 15:19:20

and
Eleanor (Ellie, Nora, Elle, Lea, Lellie, Lolly, Nelly)

nickelbabylyinginamanger Mon 17-Dec-12 15:20:26

Jessica (Jess, Jessie)

can I add the spelling Katherine to Catherine?

Roseformeplease Mon 17-Dec-12 15:22:08

Amanda (Mandy)

aimingtobeaperfectionist Mon 17-Dec-12 15:23:36

Annabel

aimingtobeaperfectionist Mon 17-Dec-12 15:23:55

Joanna

itsthequietones Mon 17-Dec-12 15:24:03

Cassidy (Cassy, Cass)

breadandhoney Mon 17-Dec-12 15:24:14

Isobel (Izzy)
Jessica (jess/Jessie)

aimingtobeaperfectionist Mon 17-Dec-12 15:24:30

Jennifer

MustafaCake Mon 17-Dec-12 15:26:24

Naomi (mimi)
Alexa (lexi)
Abigail (abby)
Juliet (JU)
Cecily (cece)
Romilly (milly, romy)
MIranda
Amelie, Amelia (milly, amma)
Annaliese (anna, liese)
Sophia (sophie, soph)
Miriam (mim, mimi, miri)
Claudia (claudie, claude)
Arianne (Ari, anne, annie)

Cwtchbach Mon 17-Dec-12 15:48:37

Lavinia (Vinnie, Vin, La)

ISingSoprano Mon 17-Dec-12 15:58:55

Rosanna - Rosie, Anna, Annie, Rosa ...

IsletsOfLangerhans Mon 17-Dec-12 16:12:47

Francesca (Fran)
Josephine (Josie)

Littlecherublegs Mon 17-Dec-12 18:02:09

Sorry for any duplicates...

Louisa
Kristina
Francesca
Dominique
Annabel
Natasha
Georgina
Bethany
Emily
Katrina
Samantha
Carolyn

Ruprekt Mon 17-Dec-12 18:03:16

Joanna - Jo

Romilly - Romy

Annabel - Bella, Anna

Gabriella - Ella, Gabbi

Bulletproofmum Mon 17-Dec-12 18:03:48

Delilah

HenriettaTurkey Mon 17-Dec-12 18:05:10

Marguerite - Maya, Maggie, Peg(gy)

GoldPlatedNineDoors Mon 17-Dec-12 18:07:09

Francesca
Fabienne
Aurelia
Aurora
Hermione

GoldPlatedNineDoors Mon 17-Dec-12 18:08:11

Ooops thought youd said "cant" be shortened.

Elizabeth

weegiemum Mon 17-Dec-12 18:09:05

I have a Katherine very much pronounced as 3 syllables.

She goes as Kathy with her friends though.

HappyTurquoise Mon 17-Dec-12 18:15:39

Margaret
Beatrice
Susanna
Rebecca
Jacqueline
Diana
Eleanor
Roberta

misanthropologist Mon 17-Dec-12 18:46:26

I have a Rhiannon who goes by 'Rhia' - perhaps that would work?

378 Tue 18-Dec-12 13:22:19

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thegreylady Thu 20-Dec-12 09:35:14

Joanna -Jo
Caroline-Carrie
Merilyn-Merry

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