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What the boy's equivalent of Elizabeth?

(19 Posts)
00100001 Mon 29-Jun-15 08:10:38

So, Elizabeth is one if those names where you can derive a lot of Nicknames.

So what is there for a boy?

TheTravellingLemon Mon 29-Jun-15 08:12:14

Edward or Richard?

Fridgedooropen Mon 29-Jun-15 08:14:01


vitaminC Mon 29-Jun-15 08:15:09


BaronessBomburst Mon 29-Jun-15 08:15:55

Alexander or Sebastian?

Lex, Alex, Xander, Sandy
Seb, Bas, Bassie, Seba, Bastian.

BaronessBomburst Mon 29-Jun-15 08:16:38


Will, Billy, Liam.

Rosieliveson Mon 29-Jun-15 08:16:40

My vote goes to Alexander too. Al, Alex, Alec, lex, Xander. Plenty of nicknames there.

DidgeDoolittle Mon 29-Jun-15 08:17:18


hellhasnofurylikeahungrywoman Mon 29-Jun-15 08:17:52

Robert (Rob, Robbie, Bob, Bobby)

FishCanFly Mon 29-Jun-15 09:09:50


AuntieStella Mon 29-Jun-15 09:13:32

I think Alexander has the largest number of established nicknames.

Richard and Michael have a lot too.

Sophronia Mon 29-Jun-15 11:05:10

William, Alexander or James.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Mon 29-Jun-15 11:10:22

Edward - Ed, Eddie, Ted, Teddy, Ned
James - Jamie, Jimmy, Jim
Alexander - loads
Charles - Charlie, Chuck, Chay, Chas

runningandjumping Mon 29-Jun-15 14:33:01

Philip (as in Prince Philip)

BigGlasses Mon 29-Jun-15 15:06:43


6.Beam (ok I know one called Beam, a mishmash of Bill/Liam I think)

Elizabeth wins though, it must have about 10 nicknames!

WhereYouLeftIt Mon 29-Jun-15 15:06:59

Alexander - Alex, Xander, Sandy
Edward - Ed, Eddie, Ned, Ted, Teddie, Ward
Charles - Charlie, Chas, Chuck, Chic
William - Will, Willie, Bill, Billie, Liam

BubGal13 Mon 29-Jun-15 15:41:54

Matthew or Michael

Sophronia Mon 29-Jun-15 16:11:52

Alexander has Alex, Alec, Al, Ally/Ali, Lex, Xan, Xander, Zander, Sandy
James has Jamie, Jay, Jim, Jimmy, Jem
Christopher has Chris, Chrissy, Christy, Kit, Kester, Topher, Chip
Robert has Rob, Robbie, Bob, Bobby, Robin, Bert, Bertie
Jonathan has Jon, Jonny, Jonty, Nat, Nate, Nathan

CakeRattleandRoll Mon 29-Jun-15 17:07:32

Alfred - Al, Alf, Alfie, Fred, Freddie
Nathaniel - Nathan, Nate, Nat

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