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NICKNAMES
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OUR ANCESTOR'S NICKNAMES

Begun by Edmund West.
Additions and format
by Sarah Elizabeth Rose

Feel free to send more and I will add them to this list

A big teddy bear hug goes to my genealogy
classmate, Peggy for sharing this with us, and to
Carolyn B. and
                                                                                                                                                                            my cousin, Susan M. Hillier Roe
for their welcomed additions.

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Abigail / Abby, Nabby, Gail

Adaline/Adeline/ Ada, Addy, Dell, Lena

Adelaide/ Adelia/ Addy, Adele, Dell, Della

Adelphia/ Adele, Adele, Addy, Dell, Delphia, Philly

Agatha/ Aggy, Agnes

Aileen/ Allie, Lena

Alberta/ Allie, Bert, Bertie

Alexandra/Alesandra/Alex, Alexa, Alla, Alice, Sandy

Alfreda/ Alfy, Freda, Freddy, Frieda

Alice/Alicia/ Allie, Elsie, Lisa

Almena/ Allie, Mena

Amanda/ Manda, Mandy, Amy

Amelia/ Emily, Mel, Millie, Amy

Anne/ Ann/ Annie/ Nan, Nanny, Nana, Nancy

Antoinette/ Ann, Anne, Toni, Nanette, Netta,Nanny, Nan

Anabelle/ Anne, Bella, Belle, Anna, Annie

Angelina/ Angel, Angie, Lena

Arabelle / Arabella/ Anabelle, Anne, Bella, Belle

Arlene/ Arly, Lena

Armena/ Arry, Mena

Asenath/ Sene, Senie, Assene, Natty

Augusta/ Augustina/ Aggy, Gatsy, Gussie, Tina



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Barbara/ Bab, Babs, Barby, Bobbie, Barb

Beatrice/ Bea, trisha, Trix, Trixie

Belinda/ Belle, Linda, Lindie, Linnie

Bernice/ Bea, Nicie

Bertha/ Bertie, Birdie, Bert

Bridget/ Biddie, Biddy, Bridgie, Bridie



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Camille/ Cammie, Millie

Caroline/ Carolyn/ Carol, Carole, Carrie, Cassie, Lynn

Cassandra/ Cassie, Sandra, Sandy

Catherine/ Cathleen/ Cathy, Cassie, Trina

Cecilia/ Celia, Cissy

Charlotte/ Char, Lottie, Lotta, Sherry

Christina/ Christiana/
Tina, Chrissy, Christa, Christi, Krista, Trina

Cinthia / Cynthia / Cindy, Cinda

Clarinda/ Clara, Linda, Linnie, Lynn

Constance/ Connie

Cordelia/ Cordy, Delia, Del

Cornelia/ Cornie, Nelia, Nell, Nelly


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Darlene/ Lena, Darry

Deborah/ Debora/ Debby, Debbie, Deb

Deliverance/ Della, Delly, Dilly

Delores/ Dell, Lola, Lolly, Della, Dee

Dolly/ Dollie: Sometimes used to mean "baby girl",
Sometimes given when the name was undecided; it often stuck.

Dorothy / Dorthea/ Dolly, Dody, Dora, Dot


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Edith/ Edie

Edwina/ Euphemia, Effie, Effy

Elaine/ Lanie, Ellie

Eleanor/ Eleanora/ Ellie, Ellen, Lanna, Lenora,
Ella, Elle, Nell, Nelly, Nora, Helen

Elizabeth/ Eliza, Elsbeth, Bess,Bessie, Beth, Lizbeth,
Betsy, Betty, Bitsy, Libby, Lisa, Lise Liz, Liza, Lizzie

Elmira/ Elly, Ellie, Mira

Elouise/ Elle, Louise, Weezie

Elsie/ Elle, Alice

Emily/ Emmy, Millie

Emeline/ Em, Emily, Emma, Emmy, Milly

Estelle/ Estella/ Essy, Stella

Esther/ Es, Essie, Hester

Evaline/ Eva, Eve, Lena

Eudora/ Dora

Eugenia/ Genie, Gina


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Faith/ Fay

Fidelia/ Delia

Florence/ Flo, Flora

Francine / Frances
Fannie, Fanny, Frances, Fran, Cissy, Frankie

Fredericka/ Freda, Freddy, Ricka, Frieda

Gabrielle/ Gabriella/ Gabby, Ella

Genevieve/ Eve, Jean, Jenny

Geraldine/ Dina, Gerry, Gerrie, Dina

Gwendolyn/ Gwen, Wendy


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Hannah/ Nan, Nanny, Anna

Harriet/ Etta

Helena/ Helen, Lena, Ella, Ellen

Heloise/ Eloise, Lois

Henrietta/ Harriet,
Hattie, Hettie, Hester, Esther, Nettie, Retta

Hermione/ Hermie

Hepsibah/ Hephsibah/ Hipsie, Hester, Hessy
Esther, Hetty

Honora/ Hannah, Nora

Inez/ Nessa

Irene/ Rena

Isabel/ Isabelle/ Isabella/ Izzy, Belle, Bella
Ib, Issy, Nib, Nibby, Tibbie

Isadora/ Dora, Issy



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Jacqueline/ Jackie, Lynn

Jane/ Janie, Jean, Jennie, Jessie

Janet/ Jessie, Jan, Janie

Jeanne/ Jean, Jane, Jeannie

Jeanette / Jennett/ Jane, Janet,
Nettie, Jeanie, Jenny, Jessie, Nettie

Jemima/ Jemma, Mima

Jennifer/ Jennie

Jessica/ Jessie

Joan/ Joanie, Nonie

Joanna/ Johannah/ Joan, Jody, Hannah

Josephine/ Jody, Jo, Joey, Josey, Fina, Josie

Joyce/ Joy

Juanita/ Nettie, Nita

Julia/ Julie, Jill, Jewels


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Katherine / Kathleen/
Kate, Katie, Kay, Kathie Kit, Kitty, Lena

Keziah/ Kizza, Kizzie, Kezzie


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E MAIL


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to page 2 girls names "L-Z"

to page 3 boys names "A-K"

to page 4 boys names "L-Z"

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THE MEN 

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AWARDS

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WELCOME

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HOME

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PATRIOTIC
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GENPOEMS
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THE PRESIDENTS
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THE WOMEN
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PILGRIMS  &PURITANS
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COOL LINKS
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GEN DICTIONARY
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BLACK SHEEP
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CIVIL WAR
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WRITERS AND POETS
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REV WAR
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NOTEWORTHY COUSINS
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WHAT AILED THEM
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PIRATES
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POLITICALS
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FIRST LADIES
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FAMILY CREST
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EPIDEMICS
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HOW MANY
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LINEAGE GROUPS
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ENTERTAINERS
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BRICK WALLS
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JOBS
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ARTISTS
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FIRST SETTLERS
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WITCH TRIALS

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