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Help me convince dh about Genevieve

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louloutheshamed Mon 25-Mar-13 19:11:37

Was going through some name ideas today at work and Genevieve got the most 'wow' response, and I realised how much I love it.

But dh isn't keen.

How can I persuade him?

Also, do you think it will inevitably get shortened? We already have a Jen and an Eve in the family so I'm trying to think of alternative abbreviations .... Any ideas?

fishybits Mon 25-Mar-13 20:21:39

The only Genevieve I know never has her name shortened. She's mid thirty's. She introduces herself as Genevieve and repeats as necessary grin

I think it's down to the individual as to whether it's shortened or not.

TallulahBetty Mon 25-Mar-13 20:24:18

If your DH would need to be convinced to use it, he clearly doesn't like it. Sorry, i'd pick a name you both want.

ThreeMenFromCarntyne Mon 25-Mar-13 20:29:01

Lovely name

mewkins Mon 25-Mar-13 21:48:09

The lottery machine was Guinevere not Genevieve. Genevieve is the patron Saint of Paris....and also the name of an old film about a car.
I love the name and dd does too (also the name of Madeleine's dog in the cartoon she is obsessed with!)

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