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NNs for Gaia or Enfys?

(16 Posts)
mayoli Sat 22-Apr-17 16:18:55

Just the above. Can either of these be shortened?

FeedTheSharkAndItWIllBite Sat 22-Apr-17 16:34:27

Gee? Aia/Aya? (not gay, obviously...)

Enfys is Welsh, right? I don't know any Welsh, so I honeslty have no idea what would make sense.

NavyandWhite Sat 22-Apr-17 16:35:49

Gaia could be Guy I guess? How do oi pronounce Enfys?

FeedTheSharkAndItWIllBite Sat 22-Apr-17 16:41:57

navy

Guy does work. I actually think that's a pretty cool nn ;)

NavyandWhite Sat 22-Apr-17 16:46:27

Gaia is pronounced Guy-a so Guy is the most obvious smile it's a gorgeous name.

Never heard of Enfys.

Reow Sat 22-Apr-17 16:53:32

I love Gaia

FeedTheSharkAndItWIllBite Sat 22-Apr-17 16:56:07

Navy

My first language is German. So, Idk... True, I guess if I had to spell the sounds (?) in English "guy" is the sound.

But if I were to do it in German it's just "Gai" smile

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sat 22-Apr-17 17:13:40

En-vis
Enfys, how about Fizz ! 😄

yallamamma Sat 22-Apr-17 17:40:02

I have a Gaia.

Her middle name is also a G, so she's Gigi as a nickname.

Also often just G!

Or Gaia Bear/Bum

yallamamma Sat 22-Apr-17 17:42:25

PS.... it's just the best name. No regrets here, everyone thinks it's beautiful.

Hulder Sat 22-Apr-17 17:43:33

Pick the name you like. They are both lovely.

If you need a nickname it will emerge organically overtime - I have a long name which has never been shortened but didn't stop my parents having changing family nicknames for me as I grew up.

mayoli Sat 22-Apr-17 18:00:09

Yep, Enfys is En-vis. It's Welsh for 'rainbow'.

Thanks for the suggestions everyone! Particularly like Aya for Gaia and Fizz for Enfys. Middle name will be Fae (fairy, French) for whatever first name I choose. Thanks again smile

wooster16 Sat 22-Apr-17 23:19:28

Gigi

CaoNiMartacus Sun 23-Apr-17 08:17:00

Call her Gaia and just Gaia! It's an absolutely gorgeous name. No need for convoluted nicknames!

TittyGolightly Sun 23-Apr-17 08:21:59

Sorry, Fizz doesn't work with Enfys. The f in Enfys is pronounced "v" so would confuse the pronunciation of Enfys if the nickname used an "f" sound.

Gallavich Sun 23-Apr-17 13:55:35

Why do you need to shorten such a nice short complete name as Gaia?

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