Cute nicknames for classic names?

Examples:

[name_u]Florence[/name_u] ~ [name_f]Lola[/name_f] / [name_f]Flora[/name_f]
[name_f]Mabel[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Maisie[/name_f] / [name_u]Bell[/name_u] / [name_f]Bella[/name_f]
[name_f]Myrtle[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Tilly[/name_f]
[name_f]Emily[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Millie[/name_f]
[name_f]Agnes[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Nessie[/name_f]
[name_f]Martha[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Marty[/name_u] / [name_u]Artie[/name_u]
[name_f]Beatrice[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Bee[/name_f]
[name_f]Gertrude[/name_f] ~ [name_u]True[/name_u] / [name_u]Tru[/name_u] / [name_f]Gertie[/name_f]
[name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Zibby[/name_f]
[name_f]Margaret[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Gary[/name_u] / [name_f]Meg[/name_f]
[name_f]Josephine[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Joey[/name_u] / Sephie
[name_f]Marilyn[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Lynnie[/name_f]
[name_f]Cynthia[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Thia[/name_f]
[name_f]Theodora[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Teddy[/name_u] / [name_u]Dory[/name_u]
[name_u]Carol[/name_u] / [name_f]Carole[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Carrie[/name_f]
[name_f]Katherine[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Kit[/name_u] / [name_u]Kitty[/name_u] / [name_f]Kat[/name_f]
[name_f]Bernadette[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Bernie[/name_u] / [name_f]Nadie[/name_f]
[name_f]Roberta[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Birdie[/name_f] / [name_u]Robbie[/name_u]
[name_f]Helen[/name_f] ~ [name_u]Lennie[/name_u]
[name_f]Dorothy[/name_f] ~ [name_f]Dot[/name_f] / [name_f]Dottie[/name_f]

One of my favs is [name_f]Bess[/name_f] for [name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f]! Also, [name_f]Nellie[/name_f] for [name_f]Penelope[/name_f] and [name_u]Bobbie[/name_u] for [name_f]Roberta[/name_f]!

I agree with @westem [name_f]Bess[/name_f] for Elizabeth/Elisabeth is super cute! I also love [name_u]Frankie[/name_u] for Frances/Francine.

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I love the nickname [name_f]Hattie[/name_f] for [name_f]Harriet[/name_f], and [name_f]Winnie[/name_f] for [name_f]Winifred[/name_f]

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[name_f]Felicity[/name_f]: Fliss
[name_f]Elspeth[/name_f]: [name_f]Effie[/name_f]
[name_f]Matilda[/name_f]: [name_u]Mattie[/name_u]
[name_f]Imogen[/name_f]: [name_f]Ginny[/name_f]
[name_f]Eleanor[/name_f]: [name_f]Nell[/name_f], [name_u]Noor[/name_u]
[name_f]Rosamund[/name_f]: [name_u]Romy[/name_u]
[name_f]Josephine[/name_f]: [name_u]Joni[/name_u]
[name_f]Monica[/name_f]: [name_u]Micky[/name_u]
Adelaide/Adele: [name_u]Dell[/name_u]

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[name_f]Alice[/name_f] - [name_u]Alba[/name_u]
[name_f]Sybil[/name_f] - [name_u]Billie[/name_u]
[name_f]Belinda[/name_f] - [name_f]Bindi[/name_f], [name_f]Lindy[/name_f], [name_f]Bella[/name_f], [name_u]Billie[/name_u]
[name_f]Genevieve[/name_f] - [name_f]Neve[/name_f], [name_f]Evey[/name_f], [name_f]Viv[/name_f]
[name_f]Susannah[/name_f] - [name_u]Sunny[/name_u]
[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f] - [name_f]Bee[/name_f]
[name_f]Imogen[/name_f] - [name_f]Ginny[/name_f]
[name_u]Antonia[/name_u] - [name_f]Nina[/name_f], [name_f]Annie[/name_f], [name_u]Toni[/name_u]

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Frances; [name_u]Frannie[/name_u], and [name_u]Frankie[/name_u]
Winifred; [name_u]Freddie[/name_u]
Elizabeth; [name_f]Libby[/name_f], [name_f]Bess[/name_f], [name_f]Bessy[/name_f]
Victoria; [name_u]Rory[/name_u]
Virginia; [name_f]Ginny[/name_f]
Roberta; [name_f]Birdie[/name_f]
Nicole; [name_u]Nikki[/name_u]
Charlotte; [name_f]Lottie[/name_f]
Dolores; [name_f]Dolly[/name_f], [name_f]Lola[/name_f]
Paloma; [name_f]Lola[/name_f]
Luella; [name_f]Lulu[/name_f], [name_f]Ellie[/name_f]

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my favourite one i can think of is eleanor/ lenore - nori or lenny

I have a cousin named [name_f]Margaret[/name_f] who goes by [name_f]Daisy[/name_f], but whose dad calls her “Grit.” It’s kind of nutty, but I kind of adore it. Her sister is [name_f]Mary[/name_f], goes by [name_f]Molly[/name_f], and dad calls her “Moe.” [name_f]Pretty[/name_f] fun!!

Here are some more of my faves…
[name_u]Florence[/name_u] nn [name_f]Lo[/name_f], [name_f]Florrie[/name_f], [name_f]Flossie[/name_f], [name_f]Flossie[/name_f], [name_u]Ren[/name_u]
[name_f]Penelope[/name_f] nn [name_f]Lo[/name_f], [name_f]Pippi[/name_f]
[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f] nn [name_f]Birdie[/name_f] (after the phebe bird!)
[name_f]Felicity[/name_f] nn Flissy, [name_f]Lissy[/name_f], City
[name_f]Alice[/name_f] nn [name_f]Lissy[/name_f]
[name_f]Scarlett[/name_f] nn [name_u]Scout[/name_u]
[name_f]Adelaide[/name_f] nn [name_f]Laidey[/name_f], [name_f]Ada[/name_f]
[name_u]Flannery[/name_u] nn [name_f]Fanny[/name_f]
[name_f]Lorelei[/name_f] nn [name_f]Lo[/name_f], [name_f]Lolly[/name_f]
[name_f]Louisa[/name_f] nn [name_f]Lucy[/name_f]
[name_f]Lavinia[/name_f] nn [name_u]Vinnie[/name_u]
[name_f]Imogen[/name_f] / [name_f]Innogen[/name_f] nn [name_f]Ginny[/name_f]
[name_f]Matilda[/name_f] nn [name_f]May[/name_f]

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One of my favorites is [name_f]Midge[/name_f] which could be short for Imogene/Imogen or [name_f]Margaret[/name_f]!

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one of my favorites is belinda ‘bindi’ :butterfly:

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[name_f]Henrietta[/name_f]- [name_f]Netta[/name_f]
[name_f]Alessandra[/name_f]- [name_u]Sasha[/name_u]
[name_f]Marjorie[/name_f] - [name_u]Arie[/name_u] / [name_f]Mari[/name_f]
[name_f]Dorothea[/name_f]- [name_f]Dot[/name_f] /Thea
[name_f]Paulina[/name_f] - [name_f]Polly[/name_f] / [name_f]Lina[/name_f]

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