I am due my second baby, a boy in a couple of days and we have pretty much decided on Rafael as his name. My reservations which I would appreciate thoughts on, are the nickname(s) which are really important to me. I am expecting to rarely use his full name (although l love it and want him to have the full name for options in later life). I love the nn Raff, my husband prefers Rafa…we will no doubt call him all of the above plus Raffi/Raffi bear/Rafe/Raffles/Riffraff and goodness knows what else!! I’m not worried about what we call him, but more how we introduce him and what we should use for personalised items-and if it is ok for me to use Raff and my husband to use Rafa. Is this confusing? Do we need to have a single standard nn at this early stage? I’m sure the name will evolve and solidify so I’m not worried about confusing the baby (!) more relatives and friends! What do you all think? Thanks lovely mums 😀
Too many nicknames?!
Bethwoodbank · 15/11/2022 08:21
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