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DH's sister and her husband have just adopted their first child. We are all over the moon about it. She is our girls' first cousin and our first niece or nephew! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"><br><br>
Here's the thing, she has another aunt on her dad's side who has the same name as me. And since there are other cousins on that side she's already Auntie Becky. I don't have a huge issue with that, but I just think it might be fun to have my own nickname.<br><br>
What kind of cute "auntie" nicknames have you heard? Playing a little with Rebecca or Becky would be fine.<br><br>
Thanks for brainstorming with me!
 

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When my dd was tiny she started calling my sister Dodo <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">.<br>
Don't know where she came up with it but stuck!
 

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My sister is Titi (teetee) and my best friend is Caca (caaacaaa). Just baby names my ds gave them that stuck <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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I'd probably just go with something like Aunty Bex, or Aunty Becca.
 

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Any ethnic possibilities? If your niece / nephew is from overseas, you could consider that, or go back to a biological heritage on your DH's or BIL's side, or yours? Kind of exotic to have or be a Tante Becky, for example.<br><br>
Congratulations to all of you!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="joy">
 

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We don't use "Aunt" or "Uncle". The kids have always just called our siblings by their names.<br><br>
One option is the very old-fashioned, formal "Aunt Smith (or whatever your surname is)" if you want to be called "Aunt".<br><br>
I'd just drop the "Aunt" thing altogether though. The idea of using a word like "Tante" is a good alternative, if there is a foreign language in your family.
 

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I call one aunt "Toots", and we called another aunt "Sister" (but she was my granddaddy's sister, and everyone called her that).
 

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My dd has three uncles and two of them she calls Uncle "First Name", and the third one she calls just "Uncle". I'm not really sure why, but I get a lot of "are you we going to see Uncle today?" and excited yells of "UNCLE!" when he comes to visit.<br><br>
That said, do you go by Becky or Becca? Maybe "Auntie B" or "Aunt B"?
 

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How about Bee-bee? Or Auntie Bee-bee?
 
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