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You say your baby's name hundreds of times a day. Sometimes, it's nice to switch things up. That's why we pulled together 12 monikers with unique (and super-sweet) nicknames.

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Instead of Collette, Call her Coco

As in Chanel.

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Instead of William, Call Him Liam

And call him hungry while you’re at it.

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Instead of Charlotte, Call Her Charlie

Sure, you could call her Char, but Charlie gives this name a nice (and gender-neutral) spin.

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Instead of Christopher, Call Him Topher

So much more interesting than Chris.

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Instead of Wilhelmina, Call Her Minnie

Nothing mouse-like about this one.

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Instead of Alexander, Call Him Xander

Pronounced Zan-der.

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Instead of Isabella, Call Her Izzy

Super cute and super snuggly.

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Instead of Rebecca, Call Her Becks

And get her a fur hat, stat.

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Instead of Nicholas, Call Him Nico

This Italian name deserves an Italian nickname.

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Instead of Genevieve, Call Her Evie

It rolls off the tongue.

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Instead of Amelia, Call Her Milly

A darling option for a sophisticated name.

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