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teddy or freddy

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Swimz Sat 29-Oct-16 23:49:49


user1472334322 Sun 30-Oct-16 02:08:27


Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 30-Oct-16 07:06:13


AmberEars Sun 30-Oct-16 07:07:36


Ankleswingers Sun 30-Oct-16 07:07:47

Love Teddy.

BeBopTalulah Sun 30-Oct-16 08:14:14

Teddy smile

Eminybob Sun 30-Oct-16 08:53:15

I love Ted/Teddy with Theodore as full name

DramaAlpaca Sun 30-Oct-16 19:13:13

Teddy, with either Edward or Theodore on the birth certificate.

Barefootcontessa84 Sun 30-Oct-16 19:32:49

Teddy (as a shortening of a longer name). For some reason, I think Freddys are naughty / disruptive!

Joinourclub Sun 30-Oct-16 19:35:53

Love both

Madbengalmum Sun 30-Oct-16 19:36:28

Teddy definately.

RushToKansas Sun 30-Oct-16 19:36:43


HardcoreLadyType Sun 30-Oct-16 19:37:05

Edward or Frederick? wink

Foxsox Sun 30-Oct-16 19:37:18


By a country mile

Really dislike Freddy

icantgetnosleep5 Sun 30-Oct-16 19:43:07

would u use th full names on the BC?
i like both edward/ theodore or frederick , with teddy/freddy nicknames
A teenager/ man would probably want a more serious name as he got older.
My son is ten and already sensitive to any nicknames in public. There's a William in his class who th kids call Willy and who often cries as a result !
I think boys are more self conscious


Sadik Sun 30-Oct-16 20:24:39

Either <not helpful>

Presumably Teddy or Freddy would call themselves Ted or Fred if they wanted a more 'grown-up' name, regardless of whether they had short or longer version on the birth certificate.

On that logic, I think I might choose Freddy, because I (somewhat) prefer Fred to Ted. But either are good solid names.

WanderingTrolley1 Sun 30-Oct-16 20:40:04


SpunkyMummy Sun 30-Oct-16 22:51:55


Iamthecatsmother Sun 30-Oct-16 22:54:21

Definitely Teddy

EachandEveryone Sun 30-Oct-16 22:57:06

Theirs absolutely no need to use a fuller version both can be stand alone names.

user1471467040 Sun 30-Oct-16 22:59:34

We have a teddy (on his birth cert too) love love love it on him and for some reason everyone tends to remember his name! He's 4!

BadToTheBone Sun 30-Oct-16 23:09:02

Teddy, don't like Freddy

dinorawr Sun 30-Oct-16 23:10:14

Love teddy

age81 Sun 30-Oct-16 23:17:36

Loved Teddy for DS , it didn't work with our surname. confused

BarInSpace Sun 30-Oct-16 23:47:17


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