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Do you name your child a certain name then call them by their nickname instead?

Or give them a nickname, I named our kids and call them by their names not a nickname if that was the case I would have named them the nickname. Right!

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:26 AM on Jun. 17, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • My son's name is dylan i call him dil or monkey...why not have a nickname...its cute and fun right?

    Answer by DilsMommy at 12:28 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • my dd names are genelle & kaylene. i call them nelle-belle & kay-kay just cuz it's easier to yell out. but we call genelle mostly by her name.. =P kaylene seems too formal for when i'm yelling for her

    Answer by rAbella at 12:32 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • I call my son Bubba :) His real name is Wyatt, but Bubba suits him!

    Answer by wyattsmommy626 at 12:33 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • My son's name is Tyce && that's what I call him. Some people try to call him Ty, but I am very quick to correct them. I hate Ty && if I wanted him to be called that, then that's what I would have named him.

    I might call him a pet name, like baby or some other made-up term, but as far as shortening his name, no, it's short enough.

    Answer by HisMommySince07 at 12:33 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • I call my son by his name, but I call my daughter piku. It's just something that stuck and I wouldn't name my child that. Futhermore, nicknames are just names that come afterwards. After you learn their personalities, right?

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:35 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • my daughter is alexis..and i call her lexi all the well as pumpkin, and baby, and sweetpea ohh and turkey butt

    Answer by alexis_06 at 12:55 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • My daughter's name is Natalie and I sometimes call her Natty Bug or Nat. My son's name is Benjamin and I sometimes call him Ben, Benny Boo, or Ben Ben. My name is Samantha and my mom always called me Sam, Sammy Jo, or Sammy wammy. I was Samantha when she was a little mad and Samantha Renee when she was really mad.

    Answer by Princess02266 at 1:52 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • my sons name is zackary and we call him zack and i am pregnant now with a boy we are going to call alexander ryan but his nickname will be alex.

    Answer by proudmama930 at 2:40 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • I named my boys Nicholas Andrew and Brian Thomas. I don't like "Nicky" but I'm fine with "Nick," and Brian, is well, Brian! Our last name begins with "K" so when Nicholas was a baby (and even now to playfully tease him), I called him "Nick NAK (initials) Paddy Whack!" Brian is sometimes called "Bri-guy" But those nicknames are just between us.

    Answer by LoriKeet at 8:34 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • A lot of people I know name children certain things with the nickname for them in mind... example alexander, we'll call him alex or bethany, we'll call her beth.... I think it's cute and since thay are my kids I can call Bryan "Dude" or Bryde "B" if I want to .. Right??

    Answer by Angelbluewingsz at 9:22 AM on Jun. 17, 2009

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