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Do you call your child buy their "given" name or a nickname?

My DS1 is Andrew and we call him Andrew
DD is MaKayla and we call her Mak or Kayla
DS2 is Christopher and he goes by Christopher

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Asked by kjbennett26 at 9:18 AM on Sep. 24, 2010 in Baby Names

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  • 1st DD- Mackenzie we call her kenz or kenzie
    2nd DD- Hailey we call her Hailey
    3rd DD- Kyndal we call her Kyndal

    Answer by AWebber212 at 9:20 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Kinda half and half.
    Sometimes it's Natasha, sometimes Tasha (or Tash)
    Sometimes Jeremy, sometimes Bubby.
    Sometimes Hailey, sometimes Baby or Halo...

    Answer by Gremlyn1980 at 9:21 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • My oldest is Karl. No way to shorten that. So when he is in trouble I call him by his first and middle name.
    My middle son, Jakob. We call him Jake or Jakesters.
    My youngest is Javier, We call him Javi. But he is in trouble alot, so he usually gets called Javier.

    Answer by eluc at 9:21 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • My oldest is Shayleigh--we call her Shayleigh or Shay
    My middle is Shiyah--we call her Shiyah or Shiy
    My yet to be born baby is Kynseigh--Im sure we will call her Kynseigh or Kyns

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 9:22 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I call Kyle monkey or boo. When he was a tiny baby I called him pooter. My dad always has and always will call him Billy Bob. Pretty embarassing when we're out in public.

    Answer by carolina_gal at 9:22 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Oldest is JuliAna - goes by Jue, Nana, or sweet pea
    Second is Catherine - goes by Kate, Katey, KK, kt or sweet bug
    Third is Gabrielle - goes by Gabbe, Gabber, Jean, String bean
    Fourth is Hunter - goes by Hunt, HU or spider monkey

    Plus I call them pet names if we are out running around like sassafrass, or something!

    Answer by kamore at 9:24 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • My first is Mason Seth...called Mason
    My second is Madilyn Kate we calll her Maddie or Maddie Kate
    My third is Mica Elise we call her Mica

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 9:24 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • My DD's name is Scarlett Abigail, but we call her Abby.

    Answer by poptart0325 at 9:26 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • My daughter yes her name is Cheyenne but my son has my hubbys name so we call him Jamie instead of James

    Answer by Smiley001 at 9:26 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • when i was little i used to sing 'you are my sunshine' to my was a little thing we had between us, we were very close....he passed unexpectedly a few yrs after i got preg, and didnt know what to call the baby yet, my Mom started calling her was her Dad that died, sort of a remembrance thing for her name is Alexsandra but we still call her Sunny or Sunshine : )

    Answer by mamagee1218 at 9:27 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

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