7 Nicknames that Make Great Baby Names

Photo by: Lauren Hartmann
Abe
I love the name Abe - a shortened version of Abraham or possibly even Abeline.
Related: 40 last names that make awesome first names... more 
Photo by: Lauren Hartmann
Abe
I love the name Abe - a shortened version of Abraham or possibly even Abeline.
Related: 40 last names that make awesome first names less 
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Thu, Jun 13, 2013 2:08 PM EDT

While looking for baby names, I remember falling in love with quite a few nicknames only to realize that I couldn't stand their more formal version and felt like I needed to nix the name because of it. Perhaps some of you have felt the same? Maybe you fell in love with the name "Minnie" but weren't so keen on it's full-length version…the dated sounding "Minerva." Well, I'd like to think that sometimes nicknames make the best baby names. Here are 30 nicknames that have great baby name potential.

If you love nicknames, you'll love this baby name list! - By Lauren Hartmann


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