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pranma Thu 10-Sep-09 18:36:35

Does anyone know what Minnie is short for?All I can think of is Wilhelmina which seems unlikely-just curious not planning to name anyone!

LaurieFairyCake Thu 10-Sep-09 18:38:01

Mouse

<runs away> grin

No, seriously people are calling it Minnie without it being short for anything

ArcticLemming Thu 10-Sep-09 18:43:02

Minerva?

MrsWuh Thu 10-Sep-09 20:02:34

Ermintrude?

Tidey Thu 10-Sep-09 20:03:44

Araminta?

I don't like it personally. It sounds like a vulva nickname.

southeastastra Thu 10-Sep-09 20:04:29

marilyn

jamandjerusalem Thu 10-Sep-09 20:11:35

I know a Minnie, not short for anything.

I think it's lovely but I have heard the bad nickname connotation thing before, which is a shame. See also Percy.

And not one to use if you're a tall family!

MamaLazarou Thu 10-Sep-09 20:34:06

I love it - we considered it as a nickname for Minerva (but we've just found out we are having a boy, hee hee hee grin )

Flo23 Thu 10-Sep-09 20:36:02

Friend has a little girl called Hermione, but known as Minnie.

Fruitbatlings Thu 10-Sep-09 20:37:19

short for lady bits in this house...

bellissima Thu 10-Sep-09 22:24:32

My great auntie Minnie was a Philomena (family Irish origin).

mrswoolf Thu 10-Sep-09 23:34:04

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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