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MrsDinoRawr Sat 08-Apr-17 00:57:43

We are having a boy and cannot decide on a name! I keep coming back to Albie. I can picture a baby/toddler called Albie. But not sure about a teenager/man? What do you think? Also trying to decided if we would put Albert on the birth certificate. Then Al, Bert and Bertie could be nick names too? But my husband saids he just thinks of Uncle Albert from only fools and horses....! Any other ideas for similar names?

blondehair Sat 08-Apr-17 01:20:56

I'm having a baby boy too and am really struggling with names.

My mum suggested Albi, I thought it was a nice name, but can't get Aldi out of my head whenever I say it, so it would be a no.

I like Callum, Dillon, but nothing too popular.

I wish I could help more but I'm seriously stuck too. Hope you can find a name soon x

upthewolves Sat 08-Apr-17 06:55:49

I know a 5 year old Albert who is Albie. I think it's lovely. When he is older he will probably just be Al which is fine. Can you go with Albert so he has options?

upthewolves Sat 08-Apr-17 06:56:49

And I think the Aldi connection only makes sense if you spell it without the 'e' which looks wrong to me anyway

applecharlotte Sat 08-Apr-17 07:03:58

We have an Albie. He's 6 now and I still love his name. I did think if he hated it he could call himself Al also.

I know a grown up thirty something Albie as well and it really suits him too, he's a scientist.

But as an alternative we considered Elliot which I also love.

grufallosfriend Sat 08-Apr-17 07:35:04

Personally I dislike the current trend for cutesy names Albie, Archie, Alfie. I would choose a more solid name personally

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sat 08-Apr-17 09:27:04

How about Alben (Albie).
I don't like Albert.

Queensparkles Sat 08-Apr-17 13:31:55

I personally don't like this (sorry)

ImSexyAndIKnowIt Sat 08-Apr-17 13:34:06

DD2 would have be Alby if she was a boy. I think it's a nice change from Archie, Alfie etc.

ImSexyAndIKnowIt Sat 08-Apr-17 13:34:14


Montsti Sat 08-Apr-17 16:42:36

I like it but love Bertie! Not keen on Alfie so that might put me off Albie...

sonyaya Sat 08-Apr-17 16:43:58

I know an Albion who is known as Albie. I quite like it!

Ecureuil Sat 08-Apr-17 16:52:00

I know a couple. I really dislike it.

Bubbinsmakesthree Sat 08-Apr-17 17:48:40

I like it as a nickname but I hate diminutives used as given names - so fine to be named Albert and known as Albie, but not to put Albie on the BC

EverythingEverywhere1234 Sat 08-Apr-17 18:14:42

I adore it. Albert on the birth certificate and Albie as a NN tho. He can then choose as he gets older to be Bertie, Bert, Al etc.

ColourfulOrangex Sat 08-Apr-17 18:28:40

My son's nest friend is called Albie, on his birth certificate he is Albert (he's 6)

ColourfulOrangex Sat 08-Apr-17 18:29:15


AgentCooper Sat 08-Apr-17 18:30:11

I think Albie is lovely - Albie Singer's the character in Annie Hall, isn't he?

DramaAlpaca Sat 08-Apr-17 20:13:42

It's much nicer than the ubiquitous Alfie and Archie that are so popular right now.

I'd put Albert on the BC though.

passingthrough1 Sat 08-Apr-17 20:42:21

I hate cutesy nicknames on BCs, I would definitely give a full name and then just use Albie as a nickname if you like it. It gives me a very Alfie, Archie feel though and I am so sick of those names.

ChippieFishieHorshie Sun 09-Apr-17 19:11:23

I actually really like Albus nn Albie.

Albert is nice as well. Albie isn't for the bc, im personal o.

TestingTestingWonTooFree Sun 09-Apr-17 21:03:08

I know a 1 year old Albie. I'd never heard it before and was a bit skeptical but I've come round to it.

deluxetrolley Mon 10-Apr-17 01:07:40

I kno

deluxetrolley Mon 10-Apr-17 01:08:36

I know an adult Albie, it's a lovely name! Even if you just go with Albie he could still shorten it to Al when older if desired?

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