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Lilabee/Lilabea ?? Is this even a real name?

(15 Posts)
MedicinalGin Tue 05-Dec-17 17:39:26

I heard someone hollering this at their toddler in the playground today and I kind of like it? Is it a real name or short for something? I’m not even preggers but do like to think of my hypothetical daughter that we can’t afford to have and what she might be called grin

RiaOverTheRainbow Tue 05-Dec-17 17:57:16

It could be short for Elizabeth.

AnyaMoondial Tue 05-Dec-17 17:58:30

Never heard of it! I do quite like it though.

RestingGrinchFace Tue 05-Dec-17 18:01:58

Maybe the child is called lila and the they her Lila-bee as an endearment? Or maybe they are just weird.

SoftlyCatchyMonkey1 Tue 05-Dec-17 18:03:31

Sounds too much like labia

Big sister called vulva

MedicinalGin Tue 05-Dec-17 18:29:29

grin labia, crikey yes- I hadn’t thought of that! I suppose it does sound a bit like lillibet which is the queen’s nickname I think. Gone off it now- my hypothetical daughter will remain nameless sadly!

CheeriosEverywhere Tue 05-Dec-17 18:32:46

It's probably just a nickname. My DD isn't called BooBoo but that is what you would have heard me saying in Tesco today!

lastqueenofscotland Tue 05-Dec-17 18:42:37

Misread it as labiablush

Elllicam Tue 05-Dec-17 18:46:22

I would guess a nickname too, my DS2 gets Addie Bee occasionally.

Mrsknackered Tue 05-Dec-17 21:48:21

I kinda like it. But Liberty is one of my all time faves.

SantaStuckInTheChimney Tue 05-Dec-17 22:17:54

I like it.

JollyGiraffe Tue 05-Dec-17 22:20:40

Could it be Lily-Bee?

RavingRoo Tue 05-Dec-17 22:21:59

I’ve heard of lilabibi or lilabibi

Callamia Tue 05-Dec-17 22:22:19

Maybe her surname begins with B.
I call my kid ‘hisname-B’. Do you thInk people think that’s his real name?

On the bus the other day, I called one of my children ‘buddy’, and a woman opposite me assumed that was his actual name. Must stop using nicknames.

Dixiestampsagain Tue 05-Dec-17 22:34:09

I call my kids ‘first name-B’ all the time, as their surname begins with B, so maybe it was that?

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