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barleyteddy Sun 23-Apr-17 20:15:15

Hi I really like the name Nicholas but I've read on mumsnet about a potential nickname of nickerless...I had never heard this before but would hate to give son a name he'd get teased with at school. Opinions please...and while you're at it any other classic boy name suggestions gratefully accepted!

Illuminator Sun 23-Apr-17 20:16:54

I really like it. Classic, under-used name.

I've never thought of 'knicker-less'.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Sun 23-Apr-17 20:17:24

I think it's great and I love Nick and Nico. DN is Nicholas, he's had no problems afaik.

Robert
Dominic
Matthew

NicksWife Sun 23-Apr-17 20:19:40

I like it wink

Sophronia Sun 23-Apr-17 21:00:58

Love it.

DramaAlpaca Sun 23-Apr-17 21:42:06

It's a really nice name. Classic & underused as a pp said.

EmmaC78 Sun 23-Apr-17 21:43:38

I like it too.

Lemondrop09 Sun 23-Apr-17 22:18:45

Nicholas is on my list, nn Cole

mathanxiety Sun 23-Apr-17 22:51:02

Lovely name, a classic.

buttercup54321 Sun 23-Apr-17 23:01:53

very nice name . I would choose it x

LarrytheCucumber Sun 23-Apr-17 23:02:09

Nickerless girls shouldn't climb trees.
It is DH's middle name.Not a fan.

barleyteddy Mon 24-Apr-17 09:35:41

Ah this is the kind of thing I can't get out of my head now....love the name but is this a likely teasing scenario?! Don't want to give a name that lends itself to teasing. I had honestly never thought of knickerless before reading it on mumsnet!!

FeedTheSharkAndItWIllBite Mon 24-Apr-17 11:07:55

I personally really don't like it. But that's a personal opinion. I don't think it's a bad name or anything...

TempsPerdu Mon 24-Apr-17 13:43:45

I've really been liking Nicholas lately, and I love the nickname Nico. Every name has potential for teasing if kids are determined enough to find it - e.g. I'm a teacher and an Ellie in one of my classes was plagued with 'Smelly Ellie' for months! Not a reason to dismiss a name imo.

Other classic names;
Christopher
Jonathan
Alexander
Daniel
Matthew
William

YouBloodyWhat Mon 24-Apr-17 14:06:29

I went to school with 3 or 4 of them. They were all known as Nick. I never heard anyone calling them "knickerless". I did hear nicholARSE and Dickolas. But then again, schoolboys call each other arses and dicks basically every day, regardless of their name.

Rockaby Mon 24-Apr-17 15:00:03

Love it! It's on my list for non existent, as yet, baby grin!

barleyteddy Mon 24-Apr-17 15:22:37

Hi thanks for the comments.... Think it's still up there on my list!

MyBootsAreMuddy Mon 24-Apr-17 15:37:11

I have a teenage Nicholas, he has never been called nickerless. He was known a Nicky until around 18mths ago when his friends started calling him Nico instead.

Lennielala Mon 24-Apr-17 15:39:38

My dads name is Nicholas and he gets Nick

Montsti Mon 24-Apr-17 20:53:54

We always joked about "knickerless" at school...I've never really liked it and I know LOADS!

I also don't like the nn.Nick unless for an adult...Nico is nice though!

grufallosfriend Tue 25-Apr-17 15:27:25

I like Nicholas.

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