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Do you have a nickname for your child?

And when people ask you what their name is do you say their nickname or their real name? Or do you say both?

My youngest DD name is Amelia but we call her "Emmy", so when people ask her name I've been saying it's Amelia but we call her Emmy. What do you tell people?

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Imogine

Asked by Imogine at 1:08 PM on Jan. 28, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • My oldest DD's name is Kaydence. We call her 'Kay' her funny nicknames are ''kaydee-pooh'' and i call her ''pups''

    my youngest DD's name is Kyleigh. We call her ''ky'' and her funny nicknames are ''princess piona'' (aka princess fiona) LOL!!!!!!! i love shrek!
    knicole0708

    Answer by knicole0708 at 1:11 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • I tell people my son is Billy, (short for William) but my MIL tells everyone his name is Bubba.
    My daughter's name is Serenity Rei, but we call her Rei for short. My MIL tells everyone to call her Sissy.
    It drives me nuts that my MIL thinks she can "rename" my kids because she doesn't like their names.
    SolaraDarkset

    Answer by SolaraDarkset at 1:11 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • My oldest is Kyree I call him 'bud'...my youngest is Kaden I call 'beast" I just call them that in the house or out sometimes, but only when talking to them!
    2boyz2pray4

    Answer by 2boyz2pray4 at 1:12 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Mine all have nick names. My 10 yr old is William, but we call him Billy. We usually tell people his name is Bill or Billy because that is what he prefers now. My 5 yr olds name is Sara, we introduce her as Sara, but her nickname is Cherry. My oldest kids also had nicknames, but they go off their real names now since they are grown.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 1:13 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • I tell people her real name, but me, dh, close family, and friends call her Boo most of the time. I don't know why she's just been Boo since the day she was born.
    Namaste17

    Answer by Namaste17 at 1:14 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • my youngest is Colin but more often then not we call him Collie....which is short for Collie Bug... DD used to call him Baby Bug when he was an infant....now she calls him Cod
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 1:19 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • My oldest daughter Khayia is 'Bug' or 'Fishstick' (she's so skinny haha)
    My youngest daughter Mila is 'Mimi' or Mimz'
    I always give their real names to people, not nicknames since that's more for family/friends to call them.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 1:24 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • we have a bunch so heres some: Her name is Katelyn. we call her Katybug, gummybear because in the womb i thought she looked like a gummy bear, chunky but because of all her cute chunkyness. lol angel, princess
    Wendi W.

    Answer by Wendi W. at 2:05 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Racha Pach and Eeegh
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 5:28 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • my oldest son (john) was lil man my daughter(taryn) is ta-ta my youngest i call him dumpling (danny) only family knows there nicknames
    momofalltrades

    Answer by momofalltrades at 10:21 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

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