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John vs. Johnny vs. ?

any other nn for John besides Jack?

The Top Baby Name is...

Name Votes
John 20% (1 votes)
Johnny 80% (4 votes)
? 0% (0 votes)

Comments

There’s always Jay.
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:18:32 | report
Whats the middle name going to be
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:20:35 | report
Lawrence - it is both of our fathers names,so I can;t use an initial either..
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:21:58 | report
Jay or JL would be fine
posted by guest: anon :: 2008-03-31 21:22:43 | report
JL sounds like jail -- not a good idea.
John Lawrence is a lovely name. Is there some reason you don’t want to call him John?
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:24:21 | report
You can call him Jay or Larry from his middle name also depending on the last name you can call him by his int example last name Thomas call him J.T. Hope this helps
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:25:05 | report
Just not totally convinced that I like it - I want something a little different but husband wants to honor the fathers..Thanks for the input!
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:25:38 | report
Everbody and their brother’s name is John, don’t call him that!
posted by guest: anon :: 2008-03-31 21:26:38 | report
If you like Johnny.... then name him John and nickname him Johnny. :o)
posted by guest: E. :: 2008-03-31 21:26:45 | report
My husband is John Francis, we’ve just alway called him John. His mom calls him Boo, though; it’s her baby nick-name for him that she still uses out of habit. It’s very cute too since he’s about 6 feet tall roughly 200lbs and he gets this really soft look about his eyes when she calls him that. Sorry to ramble. My point though is that nicknames can come from something other then your baby’s fn. I call our 3 yr old, Henry, Pumpkin all the time.
posted by guest: Jenn :: 2008-03-31 21:31:03 | report
How cute!
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:33:13 | report
I think Lawrence John would be cool -- you hardly ever hear someone named Lawrence anymore and it is such a superb name. But then, you hardly hear any young people being named John, either. Both choices are really nice. You’re so fortunate that the fathers aren’t named Hurley and Bubba.
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:34:52 | report
If you’re using the grandfathers’ names, then you’re skipping a generation in naming (twice over!) and you have good reason to call him Skip or Skipper. As a nickname, I mean -- NOT as his given name.
posted by guest :: 2008-03-31 21:36:35 | report
I prefer Johnny. Its a cool and relaxed name, and Jack is cute too. But Johnny gets my vote.
posted by guest: Lyla :: 2008-03-31 21:54:37 | report
I like previous poster’s take on "Skipping" a generation and therefore granting him the nn Skip or Skipper. Very cute.
posted by guest: Jenn :: 2008-03-31 22:06:22 | report
John Lawrence is a GREAT name...That’s my best friends name.....Here’s a nickname...TEGA....(tea-ga)..It’s slang french for...LITTLE GUY...
posted by guest :: 2008-04-01 13:45:27 | report

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