Ultimate GPs with modest nicknames

Hello Berries! * ˚ ✦

I’ve been making quite a lot of topics lately, so you might be a bit sick of hearing from me, but I just couldn’t resist this topic!

[name_f]Remember[/name_f] is one of my favourite guilty pleasures. While I don’t have the heart to give that name to a child, I was thinking today about the nickname potential that name has!

I’m thinking along the lines of [name_u]Remi[/name_u], [name_f]Emmie[/name_f], [name_u]Ember[/name_u], Mimi… Quite modest, but pretty nicknames!

Then there’s [name_u]Experience[/name_u]! Also a bit of potential, with the likes of [name_u]Peri[/name_u], [name_f]Rina[/name_f], Ia…

So, what are some of your GPs that have modest and unsuspecting nicknames? And, as a bonus question, would you actually consider using any of them?

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Everlasting “Ev” has been a favorite of mine for quite some time.

Another would be Noctiluca “Luce” — this one I would consider using, though perhaps a little more as a middle. The idea of Noctiluca comes from Noctiluca Scintillans, a species of bioluminescent marine algae that glows a brilliant bright blue when touched or disturbed. The namesake is beautiful, and bioluminescence has symbolistic significance to me as well.

some photos (not mine)

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Absolutely stunning pictures! Weirdly appropriate for me tonight, considering I’ve just enrolled to take a marine science paper next year (considering changing majors to marine science 2023 - will see how next year goes and how I enjoy the paper!)

Anyway, that was a bit off topic! Everlasting and Noctiluca are both absolutely gorgeous, and so very you! I’ve never thought of Everlasting before, but it’s amazing.

Not to steal your name, but I just remembered another one of yours, Bioluminescence - how about [name_f]Lumi[/name_f], [name_f]Cece[/name_f], [name_f]Io[/name_f], Nini/Nina as nicknames? :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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[name_f]Waterlily[/name_f]! You’ve got options like [name_f]Lily[/name_f], [name_f]Tillie[/name_f], [name_f]Lia[/name_f], [name_f]Lilia[/name_f], [name_u]Wiley[/name_u], potentially even [name_u]Wyatt[/name_u] at a stretch. I’d probably consider [name_f]Waterlily[/name_f]!

I also secretly like Vitality for a name. [name_f]Vita[/name_f], [name_m]Vito[/name_m], [name_u]Tally[/name_u], [name_u]Li[/name_u], Lita… Actually, I think I like Vitality so much because of its resemblance to Vitaly - Which is on my list for boys!

[name_f]Epiphany[/name_f] could have [name_u]Pip[/name_u], [name_f]Pippa[/name_f], or [name_f]Nia[/name_f]!

I also really like Wind, I think it has a nice sound. I don’t think I’d consider it… But it does lead me to [name_f]Winnie[/name_f] :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

Last but not least, [name_m]Prosper[/name_m]! Maybe [name_m]Ross[/name_m] or [name_u]Perry[/name_u]?

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[name_f]Persimmon[/name_f], for a boy. Could easily be ‘Percy’ or even ‘Sy/Simon’.

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Mozzarella ‘Ella, Zella’
Macadamia ‘Mac, Mia’
[name_f]Tangerine[/name_f] ‘Annie, Angie’
Heliconia ‘Ellie, Connie’
[name_f]Clarity[/name_f] / [name_f]Clarinet[/name_f] ‘Clare’
[name_u]Atlantis[/name_u] ‘Lan’
[name_u]Coriander[/name_u] ‘Cory, Andy’

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Millennia: Millie, Mia, Leni
Evening: Eve, Evie, Eva, Nina
Soliloquy: Lily
Cardigan: Carrie, Ari
Perseverance: Perry, Percy, Vera
Luminary: Lu, Lulu, Lumi, Minnie, Mary
Silhouette: Lou, Lettie, Etta
Essence: Essie
Perennial: Perry, Penny, Ren
Amulet: Amy, Lettie
Medallion: Allie
Terrace: Terry
Plethora: Lettie, Etta, Tori
Eloquent: Elle, Ellie, Ella
Lullaby: Lu, Lulu, Lula
Antiquity: Ann, Annie, Anna
Sibilance: Billie, Sibby, Libby

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thelonius “theo” :evergreen_tree: and tigerlily “tiggy” :tulip: come to mind

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Ooh [name_f]Remember[/name_f] is such a good one!!

Some of mine include:

[name_f]Generosity[/name_f] - [name_f]Gen[/name_f] or [name_f]Rosy[/name_f]
Samphire - [name_u]Sammy[/name_u] or [name_u]Sam[/name_u]
Salinas - [name_f]Sally[/name_f], [name_u]Sal[/name_u] or [name_f]Lina[/name_f]
[name_f]Serendipity[/name_f] - [name_f]Sera[/name_f], [name_u]Ren[/name_u], [name_u]Pip[/name_u], [name_f]Pippa[/name_f]
[name_u]Reason[/name_u] - [name_u]Sonny[/name_u]
Melodious - [name_f]Lola[/name_f]
[name_f]Cascade[/name_f] - [name_f]Cassie[/name_f], [name_f]Cadie[/name_f], [name_u]Cade[/name_u], [name_u]Cass[/name_u]

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Interesting question!

Rubicon nn [name_u]Ruby[/name_u]
[name_m]Archimedes[/name_m] nn [name_m]Archie[/name_m]
[name_u]Genesis[/name_u] nn [name_f]Ginny[/name_f]
[name_f]Jacaranda[/name_f] nn [name_u]Jackie[/name_u]
[name_f]Andromeda[/name_f] nn [name_f]Andie[/name_f]

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I love [name_f]Remember[/name_f]! I read a book as a child with a character [name_f]Remember[/name_f] ‘Mem’ and I’ve always thought Mem was such a sweet nickname.

Two names that are GPs for me would be [name_f]Benedicta[/name_f] and [name_f]Benedetta[/name_f]. I think they’re a little too bold for me personally, but [name_f]Bee[/name_f] or Benny/Bennie would be modest nicknames for them I like. Also [name_f]Etta[/name_f] or [name_f]Nettie[/name_f] for [name_f]Benedetta[/name_f].

[name_f]My[/name_f] other ultimate GP is [name_f]Scholastica[/name_f], but the only obvious nickname is [name_f]Lassie[/name_f] which is a little too “dog” for me. I like Sass, [name_f]Cassie[/name_f], or [name_f]Callie[/name_f] as (much) more stretchy nicknames.

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Oof took awhile, very few names are GP’s for me

[name_u]Athaliah[/name_u] - [name_u]Halli[/name_u], [name_f]Ia[/name_f]
Redbird - [name_f]Birdie[/name_f], [name_u]Bird[/name_u],
[name_f]Anemone[/name_f] - [name_f]Mona[/name_f], [name_f]Annie[/name_f], [name_f]Ani[/name_f] (ah-nee)
[name_f]Eloquence[/name_f] - [name_f]Ellie[/name_f], [name_f]Elle[/name_f], [name_u]Quincy[/name_u], [name_u]Quinn[/name_u]
Revolución - [name_u]Luce[/name_u], [name_m]Ion[/name_m], [name_f]Lucy[/name_f]
Labyrinthine - [name_u]Ren[/name_u], Thena
Serpentine - [name_u]Pen[/name_u]
Glass - …. Glassy?
Efflorescence - [name_f]Flora[/name_f], [name_u]Florence[/name_u], [name_f]Effie[/name_f], [name_f]Essi[/name_f], [name_u]Ren[/name_u], [name_f]Lore[/name_f], [name_f]Lora[/name_f], [name_f]Cece[/name_f]
[name_f]Barbara[/name_f] - [name_u]Bobbie[/name_u], [name_f]Babs[/name_f]
Gentle - [name_f]Ginny[/name_f], [name_f]Gen[/name_f], [name_f]Tilly[/name_f]
[name_f]Gitana[/name_f] (hee-tah-nah) - [name_f]Gita[/name_f] (hee-tah), [name_f]Tana[/name_f], [name_f]Tiana[/name_f], [name_f]Ana[/name_f]
[name_f]Lolita[/name_f] - [name_f]Lolo[/name_f], [name_f]Lola[/name_f], [name_f]Lita[/name_f], [name_f]Lilo[/name_f], [name_u]Ollie[/name_u],

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[name_f]Edelweiss[/name_f] - [name_f]Edie[/name_f], [name_u]Dell[/name_u], Elle/Ellie
[name_f]Henrietta[/name_f] - [name_f]Nettie[/name_f], [name_f]Hattie[/name_f], [name_u]Ren[/name_u]
[name_f]Shenandoah[/name_f] - [name_u]Shanon[/name_u], [name_f]Nan[/name_f], Anne/Annie, [name_u]Sandy[/name_u]

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Ooh, good luck! [name_f]Marine[/name_f] science is fascinating, I hope you’ll be able to make the decision you feel suits you the most.

I have thought of [name_f]Lumi[/name_f] and [name_f]Io[/name_f] for Bioluminescence, but [name_f]Cece[/name_f] and Nini/a are new! Thank you!

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[name_u]Artemis[/name_u] - [name_f]Tess[/name_f]
[name_u]December[/name_u] - [name_f]Em[/name_f]
[name_f]Galilea[/name_f] - [name_u]Allie[/name_u], [name_f]Leia[/name_f]
[name_f]Geneva[/name_f] - [name_f]Genna[/name_f], [name_f]Eve[/name_f]
[name_f]Catalina[/name_f] - [name_f]Cat[/name_f], [name_u]Tali[/name_u]
[name_f]Edelweiss[/name_f] - [name_f]Ada[/name_f]

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[name_f]My[/name_f] favorite way to [name_f]Bella[/name_f] is [name_f]Belladonna[/name_f], but it’s just a lot. Also, [name_f]Carlotta[/name_f] for [name_f]Lottie[/name_f], but I don’t know if it’s for me.

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I think most of my GPs have pretty unsuspecting nn options.

[name_f]Belladonna[/name_f] has [name_f]Belle[/name_f], also [name_f]Elle[/name_f], [name_f]Ellie[/name_f], [name_f]Addie[/name_f], and [name_f]Donna[/name_f].

Cadmium has [name_f]Mia[/name_f].

Evangelise has [name_f]Evie[/name_f], [name_f]Eve[/name_f], [name_f]Eva[/name_f], [name_f]Elise[/name_f], [name_u]Lisa[/name_u].

I’m not sure if I’d use any. Part of me would be sad the more normal nns would cover up the full names I fell in love with.

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[name_f]Quintessence[/name_f] - [name_u]Quinn[/name_u], [name_f]Tess[/name_f], [name_f]Essie[/name_f]
[name_f]Hosanna[/name_f] - [name_f]Anna[/name_f]
Alleluia - [name_f]Ally[/name_f], [name_f]Lulu[/name_f]
[name_f]Hallelujah[/name_f] - [name_u]Halle[/name_u], [name_f]Lulu[/name_f]
[name_u]Valiant[/name_u] - [name_u]Val[/name_u]
[name_f]Mariposa[/name_f] - [name_f]Mari[/name_f], [name_f]Posy[/name_f]
[name_f]Tigerlily[/name_f] - [name_f]Lily[/name_f]
[name_f]Lavinia[/name_f] - [name_f]Liv[/name_f], [name_u]Vinnie[/name_u]
[name_f]Sonatina[/name_f] - [name_f]Tina[/name_f]
[name_f]Clarimond[/name_f] - [name_u]Clare[/name_u]
[name_u]Lovelace[/name_u] - [name_f]Lacie[/name_f]
[name_u]Willoughby[/name_u] - [name_u]Will[/name_u]
[name_m]Huckleberry[/name_m] - [name_m]Huck[/name_m], [name_u]Berry[/name_u]

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I was just thinking about how beautiful “Irony” sounded :laughing:

Nickname Ira or Eira

Then there’s:
Ventana (means “Window” in Spanish) nn “Ana” or “Vee”
Windy nn “Winnie”
November “Nova”
Andes “Andy”
Amenity “Mia” or “Amy”
Possibility “Posie”

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[name_f]Celandine[/name_f], nn CeCe
Agathis, nn [name_f]Aggie[/name_f]
Kniphofia, nn [name_f]Fia[/name_f]
Lisianthus, nn [name_f]Lizzie[/name_f]
[name_f]Stellaria[/name_f], nn [name_f]Stella[/name_f]
Japonica, nn [name_u]Penny[/name_u] (at a stretch)

Yes, I’d use these. However, there are only book characters & pets in my future, not babies :blush: