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Nicknames for Arthur?

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Mimi1977 Mon 12-Oct-09 14:27:31

Like to be able to have a name we can shorten and have no idea what I'd shorten Arthur to but I think it's a cute name.

GreatGooglyMoogly Mon 12-Oct-09 14:28:12

Art or Artie.

paisleyleaf Mon 12-Oct-09 14:28:56


Hulababy Mon 12-Oct-09 14:29:29


paisleyleaf Mon 12-Oct-09 14:31:05

Oh yes, and Artie

boodleboot Mon 12-Oct-09 14:33:58


thats what the whole world will say....

its lovely tho...

aLittlePatience Mon 19-Oct-09 00:10:24

I have an Arthur, but even the shortened 'Art' didn't stick. He just gets called Arthur.
And I Wanted to call him Art in the first place!

lou4791 Mon 19-Oct-09 16:38:23

I also have an Arthur. Really trying to avoid Artie, due to not wanting him called Artie farty! However, apparently Arthur means 'bear', which has stuck a bit as a nickname. Sometimes he's Arthur, sometimes he's Bear.

Lou x

posieparker Mon 19-Oct-09 16:41:25

I have an Artemus who I'm hoping will be Art and NOT Artie.

jamandjerusalem Tue 20-Oct-09 09:07:14

My Arthur is just Arthur most of the time, although when we announced his birth we said he would be Artie. He's not and never has been.

We do sometimes call him Artu though, it just seems to suit him.

andlipsticktoo Tue 20-Oct-09 09:10:29

My friend's Arthur was Art, Artie and Arthur as a little boy. Now he's 16 and he is mostly called Arthur.

Clary Tue 20-Oct-09 23:21:30

Arthur is a good name because nobody shortens it.


Lou that's funny, my DD's nickname is Bear (bestowed by DS1 in honour of TV show).

You're right, Arthur does mean Bear. Also Royal I believe?

Clary Tue 20-Oct-09 23:21:54

Should add my DD is obviously not called Arthur grin

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