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Traditional girls names with cute nn

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Baz13 Thu 24-Dec-15 09:07:13

My two children have nn names - Charlie and Tilly.

Charlie gets called Charles by me, and he says he likes both names (but prefers to be called Charlie by his friends, is 11)

We are TTC baby 3. This time I would like to use a traditional name and then use the nn. For a boy we are pretty much set on Albert with nn Albie, Bertie.

Girls names we like are Mabel (my family hate this)
Beatrice nn Bea (a friend has used this...but we don't really see them a lot)

Family names considered in mn spot Elizabeth, Magaret, Amanda

Need girl name suggestions with cute nn. I quite like Libby from Elizabeth but not 100%

Holidayrash Thu 24-Dec-15 09:54:22

Kitty, Penny, Hattie, Hetty, Meg, Susie

tuilamum Thu 24-Dec-15 10:02:57

Alexandra (Alex, Lexi)
Elizabeth (Libby, Ellie, Elle, Elsie)
Beatrix (Bea, Trixie)
Eleanor (Ellie, Elle)
Samantha (Sam, Sammy)
Penelope (Penny, Nell)
Harriet/Henrietta (Hattie)
Amanda (Amy, Mandy)
Josephine (Josie, Jo)
Julia (Jules)
Katherine (Katie, Kate, Kat, Kath)
Caitlin/Kaitlyn/Caitlyn/Kaitlin (Katie, Kate, Lyn)
Annabel (Annie, Belle, Anna, Anne)
Madeleine/Madison (Maddie)
Rosalind (Rose, Rosie)
Georgina (Georgie)
Louise (Lou, Loulou)
Jocelyn (Josie, Jo)
Francesca (Fran)

Doilooklikeatourist Thu 24-Dec-15 10:08:04

Jennifer ( Jen , Jenny , Jenny Wren )
Elizabeth ( lizzie. , Beth , Betty , Libby )
Louisa ( lulu , Lesa )
Victoria ( vicky , Torie )

LisaMWill Thu 24-Dec-15 10:10:04

My 2 girls are Beatrice and Mabel smile youngest is Annie. Always liked pippa (Phillipa).

GastonsPomPomWrath Thu 24-Dec-15 10:15:07

I love Maggie or Peggy as nn for Margaret.

Florence nn Flora/Flo/Florrie
Josephine nn Joey
Lillian nn Lil/Lily

ashesandfire Thu 24-Dec-15 12:17:54

Felicity- Fliss
Eleanor- Ellie/Nora

Lightbulbon Thu 24-Dec-15 12:24:24

I prefer trixie as a cute nn for Beatrice/Beatrix
And lizzy or betsy for Elizabeth
Alexandra can make lexie or sandy

PurpleThermalsNowItsWinter Thu 24-Dec-15 12:26:52

Evelyn nn Eve, Evie

cecilelliott Thu 24-Dec-15 12:41:36

Inspired by a recent thread: Susannah, nn Zanna

Also love Libby for Elizabeth. You have good taste IMO!

Good luck whatever you decide

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Thu 24-Dec-15 13:13:56

Margaret nn Peggy
Victoria nn Tori
Vivienne nn Vivi
Georgina nn Georgie
Josephine nn Josie
Francesca nn Frankie
Katherine nn Kitty
Winifred nn Winnie
Patricia nn Patsy

SevenSeconds Thu 24-Dec-15 13:15:28

I like Tess / Tessa / Tessie (short for Theresa, Esther or Elizabeth).

Biscuitsneeded Thu 24-Dec-15 13:19:15

Hattie for Harriet
Lou(lou) for Louisa
Kitty for Katherine
Janey for Jane
Cassie for Cassandra
Beth/Libby/Lizzie/Eliza for Elizabeth

Artandco Thu 24-Dec-15 13:22:46

Leonora - Nora
Estella - Stella
Arabella - bella /Ari
Penelope - Nell/ nelly

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Fri 25-Dec-15 22:44:05

Alexis/Alexandra (lexi)
Caroline (lina/ro)
Jessica (jess/Jessie)
Micheala (mac/mick)
Francesca (chess)

Muskey Fri 25-Dec-15 22:55:27

Gabrielle

Lovelybitofsquirrel Fri 25-Dec-15 23:07:37

Constance, Connie

getmeoutofthismadhouse Fri 25-Dec-15 23:07:40

Charlotte - Lottie
Catherine - Kitty
Louise - Lolly

myotherusernameisbetter Fri 25-Dec-15 23:32:24

Tasia from Anastasia
Kizzy from Catherine
Greta or Meggie from Margaret
Maybee from Mabel
Etta from Juliet
Sally from Sarah
Bunty from Elizabeth

myotherusernameisbetter Fri 25-Dec-15 23:38:03

Della from Adele or Adeline/Adelina
Lessy from Alessia
Patsy from Patricia
Tori from Victoria

or you could go down the feminised name route such as:

Toni from Antonia
Georgie from georgina
Reggie from Regina
Danni from Danielle

MagratGarlikAgain Fri 25-Dec-15 23:39:24

Daisy is a traditional nn for Margaret and really pretty for a little girl, whilst allowing a more "grown up" name later.

Themodernuriahheep Sat 26-Dec-15 00:26:18

Elizabeth gives Libby, Lily, Eliza, Lizzie, Lisa, Beth, Bet, Zibbet, Lilibet ( like the Queen), Lisbeth, Lisbet, Elly, Elsa

Margaret Meg, Mag, Maggie, Rita, Molly, Mally, Grete, Greta,

Amanda Mandy, Amy

Theophania gives Tiffany

Theodora thea, dora

Dorothea Dora, Dolly, thea, Dodo, Dotty

Susanna Susan, Sue, Susie Sukey

Themodernuriahheep Sat 26-Dec-15 00:27:08

As well as Daisy, Pearl from Margaret.

GnocchiGnocchiWhosThere Sat 26-Dec-15 00:57:36

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GnocchiGnocchiWhosThere Sat 26-Dec-15 00:57:57

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