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Archie.... what full length names?
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Posted 30 May 2008 - 09:02 PM
Dh and I both love the name Archie, but we dont like Archibald..
I want to have a longer name on the birth cert, but just use Archie as his nn etc (we dont know if this is a boy or not, but we cant decide on a boys name to save us)..
What other names could we use to have the nn Archie..
DS is Oliver, generally being called Ollie or Ol.
Posted 30 May 2008 - 10:01 PM
I second Archer as the full name, Archie for NN.
Archibald is quite hideous.
Posted 30 May 2008 - 10:36 PM
I love Archer too.
Edited by darnie, 30 May 2008 - 10:36 PM.
Posted 30 May 2008 - 11:25 PM
I think Archer is a great name, especially if you want Archie as a nickname - perfect!
It also goes great with your DS's name.
Posted 30 May 2008 - 11:29 PM
yeah I think I agree with the others, Archer
Posted 31 May 2008 - 08:57 AM
Paquita, Here are those names i was telling you about
Vincent - Vince
Kyle - Kye
Mitchell - Mitch
Sebastian - Seb
Zachery - Zac
isaac - zac
Joshua - josh
angus - gus
Kynan - kye
marcus - marc
patrick - pat
Bradley - brad
I love Archer Its very nice!
Posted 31 May 2008 - 09:54 AM
I discussed Archer with DH and he didnt say no, so maybe a chance with it..
Vincent - Vince - NMS
Kyle - Kye - No
Mitchell - Mitch - Cant use it
Sebastian - Seb - Not too bad but DH prob wont
Zachery - Zac - Ok
isaac - zac - This is one we can agree on but im not sold.
Joshua - josh - Cant use it
angus - gus - I like this.. Will check with DH
Kynan - kye - NMS
marcus - marc - I like Marcus, but not Marc.
patrick - pat - LOOOOOOVE Patrick. But DH wont
Bradley - brad - Cant use it.
Thanks for your list though... I got one new one with Angus. I had thought about it, but just didnt bother as I think I know DH answer.
Posted 31 May 2008 - 04:42 PM
No worries Paquita, i love discussing names so thought i would wrangle up a few more ideas for you. Archer is great and thats good DH didnt say no.
I love the name Phinneas (nn Finn) aswell goes great with Oliver!
Happy name hunting!
Posted 01 June 2008 - 09:44 PM
I think Archer is a terrific name. It is very
Posted 03 June 2008 - 09:32 AM
If you want a longer name then I would go with Archer.
I have an Archie myself but he is just an Archie.
Posted 03 June 2008 - 03:38 PM
He he .. our DS2 is Archer. We call him Archer so far, but I won't mind if his school mates end up calling him Archie.
Posted 03 June 2008 - 03:40 PM
I had a guy I worked with whose name was "Arthur" but he was known as 'Archie'.
Posted 05 June 2008 - 12:41 AM
My ds2 is Ollie Archer (cause Olivers get called Ollie anyways) Archer is from Glen Archer Roos football club retired 2007
Posted 05 June 2008 - 12:22 PM
My cousin's cousin (!!??!!) is Arthur and he is called Archie by all. He was named after his uncle (who died young), however it is Arthur on the birth cert. but to everyone he is Archie.
I do like Archer though.
Looking at a name site there is also Archwood, and just Arch as first names (as well as Archer and Archibald). Arch on it's own isn't too bad, and you could use Archie as a nn also.
Posted 05 June 2008 - 03:14 PM
I have an Archie as well and he's just Archie. He does have a double barrel surname so we thought we'd spare him! Also, I just love the name on it's own and in fact, it looks kind of great on his birth certifcate - something different.
Anyway, just thought I'd share. Some people do ask if he's Archibald and I delight in responding, 'no'!
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