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#1 of 18 Old 08-23-2009, 07:38 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Josie?

I love it, and have a dd named Evy (short for Evelyn) and like how they sound as a pair. My only problem is that I have an aunt that I REALLY dislike named "Fien", so I am pretty darn set against Josephine.

Any other suggestions for a full name that I can get Josie as a nickname for?

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Jocelyn??

I love the name!

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I love Josie too and considered it for my boy (like Josie Wales). How about Joanna or Josanna?
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I like the name Josey...totally showing my age here, but there used to be a great cartoon named Josey & the Pussycats. I watched it all the time.

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I like it!

Jocelyn was on my name list, to be shortened to Josie, but we're having a boy

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Cute nickname. Like, seriously cute.

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When I hear Josey, I think Josey and the Pussycats! My children love that movie.

But, I don't know "main" name for it beyond the two listed.

Have you considered just naming her "Josey"? When I was born, my mom wanted to name me Jennifer and then have Jenny as a nick name. But my father decided that if I was going to be called Jenny, I should be named Jenny. Thus, my name is Jenny.

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When I hear Josey, I think Josey and the Pussycats! My children love that movie.

But, I don't know "main" name for it beyond the two listed.

Have you considered just naming her "Josey"? When I was born, my mom wanted to name me Jennifer and then have Jenny as a nick name. But my father decided that if I was going to be called Jenny, I should be named Jenny. Thus, my name is Jenny.

That's why my grandmother is Janey!

"No sense naming her Janet if you're just gonna call her Janey"

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My friend named her daughter Josie, so it's her name not a nickname... Or I agree with the Jocelyn idea. But Josie is such a great name, I don't think it has to be short for anything!

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I almost never, EVER post here anymore (you can follow me on my blog though at www.opusangara.blogspot.com) but saw this thread and the name and of course, I had to chime in!

My first daughter was called Josie - and I did get a lot of the pussycats comments! But we loved the name and when she came, she was beautiful. Sadly she did not make it (again you can see the full story on my blog) last October at term, but I say Josie's a great name! It's cute and gorgeous, and fun. I'd say go ahead! We simply called her "Josie" without any other name as a longer name.

This one, incidentally, is also a little girl (found out on Monday 17th Aug - everything looks fabulous), and her name will be Isobella Mai...

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I like it a lot! And really like Jocelyn, too.

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I love the name Josie...all by itself :-)

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My sister just had a baby in July and named her Joselyn. She calls her either Josie or Joss.

I love it!

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Josepha and Josefina are two other options to get Josie. I think Josie is adorable but I'd go with a fuller name myself that she can use an adult personally.
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I think you should go with Josephine and to heck with your aunt. You will be so attached to your child that any associations of the sound "pheen" with evil aunt will quickly be replaced in your mind by images of your girl.

Josephine is a terrific, spunky name. (Jo March!)
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I prefer Josephine, but adore the name Josie (or Josey) nonetheless. I doula-ed for twins named Josie Lynn and Robyn Lucy!

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Thanks everyone! I really do love the name and will likely find a way to make it work I like Josephine the best (but this Aunt is really, REALLY evil) and hadn't thought of Josanna. Hmmm.

Yes, go Jo March!

And JayJay, I read your story way back (before the ddc I think) and have been wondering about you. Congratulations on Isobel! My father's name was Isodor, so Isabel may end up being a middle name

Thanks again
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what about Josephina or Josefina? I am very partial to three-syallable names with pretty shortened versions, in case you couldn't tell!

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