Saturday, August 31, 2013

Nicknames for Frederick

Frederick is due for a comeback in America. Ready to make it happen? Here are some nickname options for him.

Derick
Dick (I don't suggest this)
Erick (Eric, Erik)
Fred
Freddy (Freddie)
Fritz
Red
Rick

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Full Names for Rosie

Rosie is a cute, underused nickname. Many parents overlook her most popular full form, Rose, because of her popularity as a middle name. If you love Rosie but not Rose, here are some options for her full name.

Primrose
Prose
Rosa
Rosae
Rosalba
Rosaleen
Rosalia
Rosalie
Rosalind
Rosalinda
Rosamund
Rosanna
Rosario
Rose
Roseanne
Roselle
Rosemary
Rosetta
Rosette
Rosine
Rosina
Rosita

Nicknames for Jessamine

Jessamine is an elaborate name rich with nicknames. If she's too much of a mouthful to you, consider one of these nicknames.

Jean
Jess
Jessa
Jessie
Min
Mina
Sam
Sammie (Sammy)

Nicknames for Francesca

Francesca is a lovely name, but she can be kind of a mouthful. If your Francesca needs a spunky nickname, the master list is right here.

Anne
Annie
Cesca or Chesca
Cessie
Chessie
Fanny
Fran
France
Frances
Francie
Frank
Frankie
Frannie

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Nicknames for Seraphina

Seraphina is a long, princess-like name that many parents adore. If you're looking for a short form to call her by, look no further. There are many lovely nicknames for Seraphina.

Fee
Fifi
Finn
Phiney
Sadie
Sally
Sera
Serina

Friday, August 16, 2013

Av- Names

Names that start with Av- are trendier than ever now. If you love that sound, but not the popularity of Ava, here are some other Av- names.

Ava
Avalon
Avery
Averill
Aviana
Avis
Aviva
Avril


Thursday, August 15, 2013

Nicknames for Rosalinda

Rosalinda is not a popular name. However, if you want to honor Grandma Linda and Grandma Roz, she is a great option. Even if the full form is not your favorite, your little girl can have an adorable nickname, plucked right from this list.

Indie
Linda
Lindy
Lynn
Rosa
Rosalyn
Rose
Rosie
Roz

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Full Names for Edie

Edie is a great nickname. She's vintage, spunky, cute, and stylish. If you are looking for something a little longer (but aren't so keen on Edith) here are some choices.

Eda
Edana
Edda
Eden
Edenia
Edina
Edith
Edetta
Edlyn
Edna
Ednisha
Ednita
Edwige
Edwina
Meredith
Mildred
Winifred

Monday, August 12, 2013

Full Named for Romy

Romy is one of my favorite nicknames. She's spunky, cute, and imaginable on many a girl. Romy is originally a short form of Rosemary, but she can work with other names as well.

Roma
Roman
Romana
Rome
Romilly
Romney
Romola
Rosemary

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Full Names for Jen or Jenny

Looking for a way to honor Grandma Jennifer? (Do those exist yet?) If you plan on giving your child a Jen name, here are some options to consider.

Geneva
Genevieve
Genesis
Genova
Imogen
Jenelle (Janelle)
Jenessa
Jenibelle
Jenica
Jenifry
Jenner
Jenna
Jennifer
Jennison
Jensen

Friday, August 9, 2013

Nicknames for Mary

Say your partner loves Mary, but she's just too plain for you. Listed here are some nicknames (many of them ready for a comeback) that you could call her, while still pleasing your partner.

Mally
Mame
Mamie
May (Mae)
Milly (Millie)
Mim
Mimi
Mimmie
Molly
Polly

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Nicknames for Christopher

Christopher is a classic boys name. He's been in style for years now. If you like Christopher, but want a more daring nickname, here are some options for you.

Chris
Kester
Kip
Kit
Risto
Topher

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Full Names for Izzy

Izzy is one of those names that has so many full forms, but only two are in use. If you want to look beyond Isabella and Isabel for your little Izzy, look no further.

Isa
Isabeau
Isabel (or Isobel, Isabell, or Isabelle)
Isabella
Isadora
Isak
Isaura
Isolde
Israel
Ishana
Ismene


Full Names for Lissie

Lissie (and Lissy) is a cute nickname that was never very popular. She's super cute though, and would make a sweet name for a little girl. If you love Lissie, but want your daughter to have something to fall back on, here are some good choices for her full name.

Alice
Alison
Alessandra
Alyssa
Elisabeth
Ellis
Felicity
Hollis
Larissa
Lindsay
Lisbeth
Lise
Lisette
Lisinda
Lissa
Melissa
Pallas
Phyllis
Wallis

Monday, August 5, 2013

Nicknames for Evangeline

Evangeline is a very beautiful, albeit trendy girls name. If you want your Evangeline to stand out from the crowd, here are some nicknames she could go by.

Angel
Angeline
Angie
Eva
Evan
Eve
Evie
Gigi
Lina
Vivi

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Nicknames for Virginia

Virginia is a great vintage name that is ready for a comeback. If you are in need of a cute nickname to combat her "old ladyness" here are some choices. (Warning: some of these might be too dated for a little girl- I'm looking at you Virgie!)

Gia
Gigi
Gina
Ginger
Ginny
Nia
Via
Vivi
Virgie


Saturday, August 3, 2013

Ben Names

Ben is a very popular among today's parents. It's easy to see why too. Ben is an everyman, he can be the lawyer or the teacher, the doctor or the chef. If Ben is just too short for you, here are some names that he could be short for.

Benaiah
Benard
Benedict
Benedetto
Benen
Benicio
Benigno
Benjamin
Benji
Bennett
Benning
Benno
Benoit
Benson
Bentley
Benton
Eben
Gerben
Reuben

Friday, August 2, 2013

Full Names for Mia

Does your partner love Mia, but you not so much? Maybe you want something a little more interesting. This list offers spunky ways to get to Mia.

Amelia
Camilla
Demia
Euphemia
Hermia
Magnolia
Malia
Maria
Michaela
Milada
Milagra
Milania
Milena
Mina
Mirabella
Miracle
Mireya






Thursday, August 1, 2013

Lor- and Laur- Names

The Laur- sound is a dated one. But what are you going to do when you need to honor Grandma Lorraine or Great Aunt Loretta? Have no fear, there are some Laur- names that are ready to be revived; use one and everyone will be happy.

Laura
Lauralee
Laureen
Laurel
Laurella
Lauren
Laurence
Laurie (Lauri, Lori)
Lorelai (Lorelei)
Lorena
Lorenza
Loretta
Lorinda
Lorna
Lorraine




Full Names for Mimi

Mimi is a cute vintage nickname that is very underused. If you love Mimi, here are some options for her full name.

Merryn
Milla
Mildred
Millicent
Mina
Minerva
Minette
Mira
Mirabel
Miracle
Miranda
Miriam
Mirielle
Miriette
Misha