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#1 mummmi79

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

So we've been tossing up many names that will create the nickname Ry. Like Ryan, Ryder, Rylan etc...
Nothing is really feeling 100% right so maybe we should just call bubs Ry!!
What do you all think, I mean almost anything is acceptable these days names wise right?

#2 Imaginary friend

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

I really like the name Ryan and  I prefer short simple names so that wins for me.

Ryder, Rylan, Riley would all work too.

Ry just doesnt seem complete by itself though - and whilst I like short names, 2 letters is just too short tongue.gif

#3 lamarque

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:43 PM

It makes me think of bread - sorry OP.  

And if my husband could see this he would say 'Ry?' 'Ry Not?'  He put a few of my suggested names to bed like that.  

I love Ryder though.

#4 MrsShine

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:44 PM


Although don't like that spelling much - prefer Riley.

My fave of your names is Ryder original.gif

#5 Froger

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:45 PM

What about spelling it "Rhye"?  Looks more complete to me than just Ry. If you are a Queen fan it could work.  wink.gif

#6 gemgirl

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:47 PM

I wonder if you could find a name ending in Ry or something like that.

#7 Ingrid the Swan

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:50 PM

I do like Ryan - I much prefer it to Ry, and all the other names you have listed commencing with Ry.

I googled baby names commencing with Ry for you, but apart from the slightly eye-raising Rybgobert and a few Japanese names, I didn't find much but different spellings of Ryan / Ryder / Riley / Ryker, all of which you'd probably considered. The more interesting link is here though: http://www.babynamespedia.com/start/m/ry

Ry could work with a longer surname though, kinda like Ty or Kai or Jai or Guy.

#8 MarigoldMadge

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:51 PM


Sorry I have a friend who have their son a 2 letter name and it just doesn't look right.

#9 _Alana_

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:51 PM

My son is Rylan. Goes mostly by Ry original.gif

#10 SuboptimallyPooks

Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:59 PM

I know a Ryot.

I like Ry. Just Ry. Spunky name.

Personally I'd got with Ryan, NN Ry.

#11 Pearson

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

noooooo -  All I think of is bread

and I have a good friend named Ryan, whom I call Ry, have always been the only one too

#12 la di dah

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

Do people order cornbeef on rye out here or is that not a thing?

I really like Ruben despite the people that say it reminds them of a sandwich, but I really cannot get past it for Ry.

#13 toc76

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:03 PM

You can never go wrong with a name like Ryan (but then I am biased) biggrin.gif

I definitely think going with Ryan, Rylan etc and then using Ry for a nickname works best.

#14 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:08 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 03/01/2013, 09:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Do people order cornbeef on rye out here or is that not a thing?

I really like Ruben despite the people that say it reminds them of a sandwich, but I really cannot get past it for Ry.

We do have corn beef and rye bread but I've not heard of specifically corn beef of rye. That doesn't mean anything thou I haven't heard of much!

I like Ryan and Riley, not too fond of Ry on its own.

#15 laridae

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:23 PM

Rhys - nn Ry

Like te sugestion of Rhye too original.gif

#16 RealityBites

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:26 PM

My DH likes Rhy, apparently he made it up ..

#17 Gudrun

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:26 PM

No problem at all. All depends on the surname.

#18 Elemenopee

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:51 PM

Bryden? Orion?
I once knew a Rhy. I really like Ryan.

#19 Born Slippy

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:57 PM

Rye bread, sorry.

#20 la di dah

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:58 PM

QUOTE (Elemenopee @ 03/01/2013, 10:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bryden? Orion?
I once knew a Rhy. I really like Ryan.

I like Orion.

#21 erindiv

Posted 03 January 2013 - 09:59 PM

Another one who just thinks of bread!

Ryan is nice.

#22 TwoHeadedGirl

Posted 03 January 2013 - 10:05 PM

I know a man named Rai, pronounced the same as Ry. That said, I don't like the name regardless of how it's spelt.

#23 Mummy2RyanandAlex

Posted 03 January 2013 - 10:09 PM

I love the name Ryan, but I am biased original.gif

#24 Gudrun

Posted 03 January 2013 - 11:05 PM

Ry Cooder's full name is Ryland but I think he's only ever been known as Ry.

Edited by Gudrun, 03 January 2013 - 11:09 PM.

#25 Bel Rowley

Posted 04 January 2013 - 06:51 AM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 03/01/2013, 10:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Do people order cornbeef on rye out here or is that not a thing?

Not enough of your people's influence here LDD!

I'm not wild about Ry but I do prefer it to Rylan, Ryder or Ryker.

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