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Indie/Indy/Indi Which spelling
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Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:45 AM
So i think we have come to a compromise and looks like a girl will probably be Indie/Indy/Indi
I'm sure many of you want me to use a longer name and use Indie as NN but that is NMS
Our son is simply Nate we didn't want it longer when all we would call him was Nate
The same goes with us using the above....
My question is if it is going to be DD2 real name and not a NN what spelling would you go with?
Middle name will probably be Belle or Rae
Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:54 AM
I know a little girl called Indie, spelled like the first way you chose
I don't think it matters, but when I went to make her Christmas present I had to go back and check the spelling, 'cause my instinct was to spell it as Indi, like the river.
Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:56 AM
I would favour the "keep it simple" option and use Indi.
Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:07 AM
My niece is Indie and i think that is the best spelling
Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:32 AM
Going against the PPs, I prefer Indy.
ETA - I do like Nate as a stand alone name, prefer Indy/Indi as a nn. It does look half finished, esp as Indi
Edited by jai*, 17 December 2012 - 06:21 AM.
Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:31 PM
Indie! I completely agree with you for just using the name you acually like - why name her something else that you never intend to call her?
Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:34 PM
Indie to me looks like a misspelling of India. I love the name India, though, so maybe that's why
Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:37 PM
Indi cause I would not like to use a name with the word "die" in it.
Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:44 PM
Not Indy... that makes me think of the car race.
Either of the others is nice
Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:20 AM
Hadn't noticed the die in it...think that has sealed the deal
Indi it is
now for a middle name and to let go of the other names on my list
Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:31 AM
Indi Rae has a touch of hillbilly-like soundishness to my ears for some reason..
Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:33 AM
Indi Rae for sure, Indi Belle to me just doesnt sound right when said together where as Indi Rae is really nice and has a more edgier tone to it, I think she would thank you for it later on.
Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:47 AM
are Belle or Rae family names
what about Indi Bella - I think this goes better then Belle
Indi Raewyn/Raelene goes better I think
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