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If you know a Pearl
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Mrsacemay · 09/05/2022 20:03

If you know a Pearl, does it get shortened or lengthened to anything?

I like it and it's the current front-runner after much vetoing by my DH, but wonder if it would become Pearly which I'm not a fan of. I also wonder if a one syllable name sounds incomplete.

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Pandagirl71 · 09/05/2022 20:05

My lovely mum was called Pearl. It was never shortened. X Beautiful choice. 😍

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DurhamDurham · 09/05/2022 20:06

The only Pearl I know is known as Pea, she kind of suits it. She's only three and might grow out of the nickname and revert back to Pearl.

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fireandlight · 09/05/2022 20:11

I know two Pearls - aged 7 and 4. Neither get shortened.

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hiredandsqueak · 09/05/2022 20:16

My dd's given name isn't Pearl but it's the name we used (because she was small and precious)
until she decided to use her given name when starting secondary school. She was always Pearl, never Pearly.

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itsgettingweird · 09/05/2022 20:17

Not the one I know.

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TabithaTittlemouse · 09/05/2022 20:21

I know two adult Pearls and 1 small child. None get shortened or have bits added (Pearly etc).

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TabithaTittlemouse · 09/05/2022 20:21

Btw it’s a beautiful name.

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spotcheck · 09/05/2022 20:22

Not the one I know

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TooMuchBluey · 09/05/2022 20:23

I know a 2 year old who sometimes gets called Pearly. But mainly Pearl

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SpaceJamtart · 09/05/2022 20:27

1 gets lengthened to PearlieGirlie by her family, Just Pearl by everone else

And one was called P as a child which was heard as Pee and became Piss around year 5, she was Piss or Pissy until we left college, she just gets Pearl as an adult.
Both Pearls are 25 now

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Mrsacemay · 09/05/2022 20:32

I read @DurhamDurham 's post and thought Pea was a cute nickname until I read yours @SpaceJamtart !

Thanks everyone for your input, it seems t😊 consensus so far is that many manage to keep it as just Pearl @

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LeftieLucy · 09/05/2022 20:39

I have a cousin Pearl. I thought her name was Peril until I was embarrassingly old. Wasn’t her nickname, that side of the family are Scottish 😂

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Luredbyapomegranate · 09/05/2022 23:16

DurhamDurham

The only Pearl I know is known as Pea, she kind of suits it. She's only three and might grow out of the nickname and revert back to Pearl.

That is so unbelievably sweet!

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Khalas · 11/05/2022 03:58

Lulu is the Arabic name for Pearl, might this be a contender?

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Oneortwo2022 · 11/05/2022 04:02

I know a teenage Pearl and she’s often called Pearly.

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KirstenBlest · 11/05/2022 18:21

Khalas

Lulu is the Arabic name for Pearl, might this be a contender?

A pearl is Lulua (lu-lu-ah) in Arabic

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MardyOldGoth · 11/05/2022 18:23

I know a 6 yo Pearl and I've never heard it changed in any way.

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BorisJohnsonsHair · 11/05/2022 18:26

I know one and she's often called Pearly

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rainbowandglitter · 11/05/2022 18:27

I knew one at school and once she hit high school everyone started with the reference about pearl necklaces.

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curiouscatgotkilled · 11/05/2022 18:35

I know a Pearl, she's sometimes Pea or pearly by close family but mainly just Pearl.

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Classica · 11/05/2022 20:14

I think it's a futile concern to have. One of her grandparents might end up calling her pearly-wearly-woo-woo, school friends might call her purr or pearly, someone else might call her pearlita. It's impossible to predict or control pet names is what I'm trying to say.

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jammyrose · 12/05/2022 10:13

I know of one and it actually gets lengthened to Pearly.

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HennyPenny123 · 13/05/2022 15:42

I actually think its a lovely name, but am I the only one who has a dirty mind?

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rainbowandglitter · 13/05/2022 18:30

HennyPenny123

I actually think its a lovely name, but am I the only one who has a dirty mind?

No I mentioned above all the references at high school Grin

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baby2in2022 · 13/05/2022 18:32

Pearl drops is what my friends little girl gets called a lots or pearly drops xx

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