[name_m]Hi[/name_m] berries!

I’ve been thinking about [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] a lot today… I like her a lot and like that it’s a variant of a family name for me. [name_f]My[/name_f] main hesitation is the lack of appealing (for me) nicknames… I am not a fan of [name_f]Molly[/name_f] at all and [name_f]Amy[/name_f] doesn’t really do anything for me either. [name_f]Lia[/name_f] is the best of the bunch but feels a bit lackluster. I love [name_f]Lily[/name_f] and [name_f]Lila[/name_f] but feel like they’re a bit of a stretch for [name_f]Amalia[/name_f]. If you had to nickname [name_f]Amalia[/name_f], what would you use? (Not [name_f]Amy[/name_f] or [name_f]Molly[/name_f] haha)

Also… what middles would you give her? I’ve long toyed with [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Merel[/name_f] and I like her, but she does seem to fall a bit short. I seem to like something on the shorter side with her?

Thanks berries!

Are you a nickname person? I know an [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] and she only ever gets called her full name! But some other ones could be [name_f]Ally[/name_f], [name_f]Mia[/name_f], [name_f]Mali[/name_f], [name_f]Malia[/name_f], [name_f]Lili[/name_f] or [name_m]Ames[/name_m].

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[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] is lovely!

If I couldn’t use any of the nicknames you mentioned, I’d probably go with [name_f]Mimi[/name_f], [name_f]Amal[/name_f], or [name_m]Ali[/name_m] (maybe spelled [name_f]Ollie[/name_f] since that’s how I’d pronounce it?). You could possibly get away with [name_f]Maisie[/name_f] too?

[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Merel[/name_f] is very pretty!

Other middle ideas…
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sophie[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Maren[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Ruby[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_m]Concord[/name_m]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Fifer[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]June[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Juno[/name_f] / [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Juneau[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Rachel[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Carys[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_m]Friday[/name_m]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Piper[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Jadis[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Jean[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sadie[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Kate[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Persis[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Vale[/name_f]

I went in a few different directions with the middles, whatever was coming to mind!

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[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] is very pretty and I don’t think it needs a nickname. I don’t know any Amalias, but I know a few Amelias, and most go by the full name (the one who doesn’t is a [name_f]Millie[/name_f], which could be a nn for [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] too).

For a middle name, this is what came to mind for me:

[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Raine[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Patience[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Rachel[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Haven[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Grace[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sable[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Daisy[/name_f]

… for some reason I think a name with a long “a” works well with [name_f]Amalia[/name_f]!

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I like [name_f]Amalia[/name_f], I’ve always been a fan of [name_f]Amabel[/name_f] but this feels fresher.

NN wise I’d use; [name_f]Lila[/name_f], [name_f]Maya[/name_f] or [name_f]Mallie[/name_f].

MN ideas - sorry for any repeats :blush:

[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Brontë[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Posey[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Swan[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Isolde[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Lois[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Odette[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Jocelyn[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Suki[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Brynn[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Romilly[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Heidi[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Cora[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Shelby[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Margot[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Cleo[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sarah[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Lyric[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Joelle[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Cassidy[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Bronwyn[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Tatum[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Brooke[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Clover[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Neve[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Dawn[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Paige[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Faith[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Vivi[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Autumn[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Jovie[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Lark[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Gwyneth[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Olive[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Kacie[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Xanthe[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sunny[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Joni[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sloane[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Halo[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Hazel[/name_f]

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Some of these might strech but I think they could still work.

[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Charlotte[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Isolde[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Margot[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_m]March[/name_m]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Beth[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Eva[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Daisy[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Joan[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Soleil[/name_f]

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We live in Central Europe and Amalia/Amalie is fairly popular. The ones we know all go by Amalka. I know that’s very language/culture specific, but it’s cute!

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[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] nn…

[name_f]Ami[/name_f] (AM-ee, not aim-ee?)

I also found out a student I work work is an [name_f]Amelia[/name_f] ‘May’ so I think [name_f]Lily[/name_f] could work if you wanted it to?

Some middles:

[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Brianne[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] ‘Lillie’
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Sanne[/name_f] ‘Lily’
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Marin[/name_f] ‘Minnie’
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Ondine[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Juno[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Josette[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Mavis[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Enid[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Gwen[/name_f]
[name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Gweneth[/name_f]

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Yes, very much so. [name_f]Mali[/name_f] sounds like [name_f]Molly[/name_f] to my ears? Would you say it different? [name_f]Lili[/name_f] is the most appealing but I would probably just want to default to [name_f]Lily[/name_f]. Lee-Lee doesn’t do much for me. Thank you for your thoughts!

[name_m]Eh[/name_m] Ollie-Ali/Molly/Mali are all probably out anyway because my nephew has the nn [name_f]Ollie[/name_f]. And ugh, not a [name_f]Maisie[/name_f] or [name_f]Mimi[/name_f] fan, unfortunately. But if [name_f]Maisie[/name_f] can work, surely [name_f]Lily[/name_f] or [name_f]Lila[/name_f] could too?

I’m very picky on [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] combos, but I do like [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Vale[/name_f]! I seem to love short and sweet androgynous names (maybe that feel more surnamey? I also like [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] Ives) with [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] for some reason.

Interesting, all the Amelia’s I know go by either [name_f]Amy[/name_f], [name_f]Mia[/name_f], or [name_f]Millie[/name_f]. I don’t think I know one that goes by the full [name_f]Amelia[/name_f]! Unfortunately [name_f]Millie[/name_f] carries a lot of emotional baggage and loss for me, I wouldn’t use her, but she is sweet for someone else’s kid.

[name_f]Daisy[/name_f] and [name_f]Grace[/name_f] both honor family, so both could be possibilities!

[name_f]Maya[/name_f]! I don’t hate the idea of [name_f]Maya[/name_f]. Although I do like [name_f]Lily[/name_f] more. LOVE the ideas of [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Posy[/name_f] and [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Swan[/name_f], thank you! Maybe [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Lark[/name_f] or [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Romy[/name_f] or [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Hero[/name_f], too.

@luneth - [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] feels so European [name_m]Royal[/name_m]! I like it but it’s not the vibe I think I’m going for, unfortunately. [name_f]Daisy[/name_f] is a maybe though!

Thanks girl! Reassuring that at least a few people think [name_f]Lily[/name_f] could work. [name_f]Liliana[/name_f] is on my short list though so it just feels a little redundant. [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] [name_f]Gwen[/name_f] is nice!