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#1 TillyTake2

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:01 PM

If you have an Adelaide (or know one!) what nicknames does she get? Also, what is her middle name original.gif

#2 fancie

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:06 PM

My Adelaide has no nicknames that are anything to do with her name - they are silly endearment-type names that she has been called since she was a newborn or toddler.  She has always been called by her full name otherwise.

Her middle name is Clare.

#3 NunSoFeral

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:07 PM

Gorgeous name
Knew one her nn was "Addy/Addie"

Sweet and suitable for all life stages.
I think middle name was Jane 9nod to a grandmother, from memory)

Edited by gettheetoanunnery, 28 February 2013 - 04:09 PM.

#4 TillyTake2

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:10 PM

And does it go with Zachary?

#5 mummy.to.one

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:11 PM

My niece is an Adelaide, her parents don't like shortened names so we must call her Adelaide.

Her middle names are Loraine Au-Yeung. This is after both grandmothers.

Edited by mummy.to.one, 28 February 2013 - 04:12 PM.

#6 TillyTake2

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:13 PM

QUOTE (mummy.to.one @ 28/02/2013, 05:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My niece is an Adelaide, her parents don't like shortened names so we must call her Adelaide.

Her middle names are Loraine Au-Yeung. This is after both grandmothers.

I think that might be a bit of a mouthful with our surname lol.

I love nicknames & would probably not use Adelaide in its entirety that much (our Zachary is mostly Zac or Zaccy).

#7 eachschoolholidays

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:15 PM

We have friends with an Adelaide Louise . She gets "Addie"

#8 belinda1976

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:19 PM

I know of a lady called Aidie, pronounced Aaydee.  That could work.

#9 ~polly~

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:19 PM

Addie is an obivous one but I'm not a fan. How about Adele, Elle or even Ellie

#10 elizabethany

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:25 PM

I know an Adelaide that has the nn Heidi.  It comes from the German version of Adelaide, Adelheid.

#11 yellowtulips74

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:25 PM

Ooh, I like Aidie too.

Heidi is actually an abbreviation of the German version of Adelaide.  Love that one too.

I know an "Ada" short for Adeline.  But I think Ada is quite common now.

I really like the name Adelaide.  Very regal, not common but easily spelled.

Goes well with Zachary I think.

#12 MissingInAction

Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:27 PM


#13 TillyTake2

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:16 PM

I like Ellie but wasn't sure if it was a bit of a stretch. DH likes Del but it was hated by many on here last time lol

I do like Aidie.

#14 mummy.to.one

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:18 PM

QUOTE (TillyTake2 @ 28/02/2013, 05:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that might be a bit of a mouthful with our surname lol.

I love nicknames & would probably not use Adelaide in its entirety that much (our Zachary is mostly Zac or Zaccy).

It's also a mouthful with our surname which is 7 letter long.

Addie sounds nice as a nickname. original.gif

#15 Gudrun

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:20 PM

Adelaide goes with Zachary.

I like NNs Heidi, Della and Ladie.

I don't know the MN of the Adelaide I know but I like the combo Adelaide Mary.

Edited by Gudrun, 28 February 2013 - 05:47 PM.

#16 Elemenopee

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:25 PM

My dd2 is Adelaide Finlay. Her babyhood nn has been LaiLai. She also gets A, Ads, Addie, and sometimes Laidey.
I love Dell, Della and Heidi as nns, but none of those has stuck.
Finlay is a name smoosh after my parents, Lynn + Fay = Finlay

#17 Madnesscraves

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:30 PM

my DH suggested Queenie when I asked.

I really like the name, but he won't use it!

#18 somila

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:34 PM

I was coming in to say Heidi. original.gif

Edited by somila, 28 February 2013 - 05:35 PM.

#19 antigone_

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:45 PM

The one I know gets Laidey.

I would personally go for Ada.

Nice name!

#20 Sarah Mac

Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:43 PM

The Adelaide I know gets Laidey or Laids.

#21 LittleYellowBirdie

Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:26 PM

I like dee-dee as a nick name.

#22 LittleYellowBirdie

Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:26 PM

I like dee-dee as a nick name.

#23 Plaxy

Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:33 PM

I like Adelaide and think it goes well with Zachary.

I think the nns I was going to suggest have all been mentioned:


My favourites are Dede (Deedee) or Laidy/Ladie

#24 Ehubrydd

Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:05 AM

I like Heidi best, but what about Adel/Adelle?

I like PP's suggestion of Adelaide Clare. My suggestion is Adelaide Edith.

#25 Bluenomi

Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:22 AM

I know an Adelaide who gets Delie.

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