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Opinions on Francesca?

(9 Posts)
lightscameras Mon 17-Oct-16 22:12:36

Will I be able to avoid the NNs?

TotalBlamBlam Mon 17-Oct-16 22:17:07

Nicknames may be inevitable but I love the name anyway

Pipilangstrumpf Tue 18-Oct-16 07:02:07

You can avoid the nicknames, of course. But her friends may not.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Tue 18-Oct-16 08:53:11

It's a lovely name. My friends daughter is called Victoria, she avoided nick names altogether. I also know an Alexander, who avoided them too.
It can be done !

HarleyQuinzel Tue 18-Oct-16 08:54:34

One of my favourites but she will become Fran!

NavyandWhite Tue 18-Oct-16 08:55:59

Yes of course.

Some people might try and shorten it but you just put them straight.

WalterWhitesNipple Tue 18-Oct-16 09:00:17

I know 4 Francesca's and everyone calls them Fran or Cheska.

NavyandWhite Tue 18-Oct-16 09:11:46

Fran is beyond awful. Chessie is quite nice.

I know lots of people that don't shorten their names - Victoria, Gabriel, Alexandra, Samuel, Jacob.

NerrSnerr Tue 18-Oct-16 09:12:40

You may be able to avoid nicknames yourself but she may choose her own nickname once she's at school.

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