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ovenbun Fri 05-Jul-13 10:36:34

what do you think of the name Amy? We love the meaning and it's also the name of a very dear friend of ours and we are hoping to use it if we have a DD. DH thinks it may be better to have a longer name with amy as a nn, such as Amelia. Can you think of any other names that Amy could be short for?

Happymum22 Sat 06-Jul-13 20:12:01

I love it. It is quite classic. Popular but not overly used anymore. Simple and sweet.

homeappliance Sat 06-Jul-13 22:14:43

Beautiful name for someone any age. Love the nn Mimi.

IShallCallYouSquishy Sat 06-Jul-13 22:18:07

Amy is an amazing name. All the most wonderful fantastic people are called Amy grin

(Nothing to do with it being my name, oh no!)

NoComet Sat 06-Jul-13 22:22:40

I'm utterly biased, the Amie I knew at university was beautiful and kind and knew her own mind.

It's a really pretty name, but too similar to DD1's (which was chosen when I was a teen) to use for DD2

bugsybill Sat 06-Jul-13 22:30:57

I like it but see it as a bit 80s.

I definitely prefer it to Amelia.

Amy is just fine (doesnt need a longer name) and it's length and simplicity are part of its appeal.

xTillyx Sat 06-Jul-13 22:38:30

Love Amy, with that spelling. Amie and other spellings are ok, but for me that one is the classic,girly,elegant way.

A lot of people told me my DD's name is an 80's name when I was pregnant. I didn't care, I was born in the 80's and know a lot of people with my name so I see it that DD's name goes well with mine smile

Breezy1985 Sat 06-Jul-13 22:39:00

I like it, there's 4 Amy's in my DC school so still used abit here, but then I always here how popular Amelia is and I don't know any, none in school either.

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