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The first step to using a short name is to choose the right one. Short names are perfect for people who don’t want their full name out there in public records, or for those looking for something unique. The best way to find a short name that works well with you? Look at your initials and see what pops up!
Here are 101 different ways that people have used their short names.
-Use your full name as a username for all of the social media accounts you own
-Naming pets is always difficult, but using initials can make it easy
-Include your middle and last name in sentences where they might be important to clarify who’s being referenced (e.g., “I’m not going with him”)
-Pretend like there’s no such thing as gender pronouns: just go by what works best for everyone! Use an initial instead of a pronoun when speaking about someone else or yourself (“John Smith was here today.”) Work out more stories on paper than on screen – use ALL CAPS to write dialogue.
-If you’re a blogger, try adding your initials to the end of each post
-Parents with more than one child can use their kids’ initial as a way to tell them apart when they are on the phone or trying to keep track in crowded spaces like grocery stores
-Use an initial instead of saying “it” if you have trouble using those pesky pronouns! (“It was really hard for me.”) If there is no pronoun available, consider switching things up and making it plural: “Their were many people here today.”
-Initials make great monikers for bands – just ask Arcade Fire! (weirdly enough) And some other examples include DMB (Dave Matthews Band), The Beatles (no one calls them Beatles, everyone just says “the band”), and The Rolling Stones (always written as R.S.).
-Initials are a great way to build brand recognition: from Coca Cola’s original name of the coca cola company, to IBM’s use of their initials for computer business machines
-Use initial when you’re temporarily changing your email address or phone number because it is too common on social media – that way no one will be able to find you! But make sure that if people really want to get in touch with you they can figure out how by looking at your profile page)
Some other ideas include using an initial instead of saying someone has died (“She was such a bright
There are many different ways that short names can be used. Here are just a few of them:
-Short Names as pet names for furry friends
-Short Names to use when you want your name but with a twist: Sarah becomes Shazza, Bob becomes Boo, etc.
-In case somebody calls you and it’s not someone who should know your real name.. give them the shortened version!
This article is going to explore some more unusual uses of short names in our world today. Let’s take a look at what we have so far from this list! [insert content] What do you think? Should we keep going or call it done? Comment below if there was something not mentioned here that you would like to see in a future post.
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John -> Jonathan
Mary -> Margaret
Jill -> Julia — (from Jennifer) ..* ..Jim-> James; Joe-> Joseph –( from John and Joseph) ..Joey->Josephine;; Julie -> Julia ;; Jillian -> Juliana ; JoAnn –> Joan – Ann ..Jackie “–> Jacqueline ..Josh = Joshua. ..Joan “–> Johanna ..Jennifer “–> Jeannie ..Jamie” –> Jane ..Joyce= Judith ..Jessica=-Jessika –(alternative spellings of Jessie)..Jane=”–>” Janice .–(similar pronunciations with the same meaning, but different origins).
..* ..Jim-> James; Joe-> Joseph –( from John and Joseph) ..Joey->Josephine;; Julie -> Julia ;; Jillian -> Juliana ; JoAnn –> Joan – Ann ..Jackie “–> Jacqueline ..Josh = Joshua. ..Joan “–> Johanna ..Jennifer “–> Jeannie ..Jamie” –> Jane ..Joyce= Judith ; Jessica=-Jessika –(alternative spellings of Jessie)..Jane=”–>” Janice .–(similar pronunciations with the same meaning, but different origins).
Jim -> James; Joe -> Joseph – (from John and Joseph); Joey->Josephine;; Julie -> Julia ;; Jillian -> Juliana ; JoAnn –> Joan- Ann; Jackie “–> Jacqueline; Josh = Joshua. //Joan “–> Johanna// Jennifer “-Jeannie// Jamie” –> Jane // Joyce=Judith //Jessica=- Jessika – (alternativespellings for Jessie) ..etc etc..
101 Unusual Uses of Short Names
It seems as though we live in a world where everything has to be spelled out. For example, the short name Joe can take on many different identities depending on the context and spelling you use–Joey for Josephine; Julie for Julia; Jillian for Juliana; JoAnn or Johanna (depending on what side of the Atlantic your from) with Jackie “–> Jacqueline; Josh = Joshua.- but there are other instances were shorter names have been used instead of their full form counterparts. Below is just one list that I found interesting: __Jim -> James __-Joe->Joseph -(from John and Joseph)__| _Julie -> Julia __-Molly -> Mary
_julie-> julia _-molli-> maria (from john and mary)__| __Joey/Josephine -> Joseph -(alternative spelling for Jackie) __Jillian -> Juliana __JoAnn/ Johanna <- jackie "-->jacqueline || Josh = Joshua.
The list goes on: Jenny, Johnnie, Johnny; Betty or Betsy instead of Elizabeth–the possibilities are endless! And this is just one example of how short names have been used in place of their full form counterparts.. Below you’ll find a few more examples from my own life with friends and family members: Jessika becomes sica=Jessika, Johanna becomes Jacki, Jaxon becomes Jo
__élodie -> eloïde (from Éloise) __joanne -> jacques. || How would you like to be called something different from your full name? Short names have been used in place of theirlong form counterparts for centuries and can sometimes even stand as a nickname for the person’sfull form counterpart. Below is just one list that I found interesting: Jim -> James -Joe-> Joseph –(from John and Joseph)| Julie -> Julia –Molly -> Mary| Joey/Josephine-> Joseph–alternative spelling for Jackie|| Jimmy becomes Johnny or Joe Jr.–or some other combination with an “Jr.” or “Sr.” suffix.
-Joe-> Joseph –(from John and Joseph) __Julie -> Julia–Molly -> Mary| Joey/Josephine-> Joseph–alternative spelling for Jackie __Jimmy becomes Johnny or Joe Jr.–or some other combination with an “Jr.” or “Sr.”suffix.|| When it comes to short names, I think that they are often used in place of the person’s full name asa nickname instead of using their first letter like a traditional initialism would use. It can beinteresting to see how people shorten more complex words for simpler abbreviations because there areno set rules (other than only being one word). That said, here are just a few short names that you may not have known had a different origin. -Dinah -> Diana __Edwin-> Edwin–or Edwina for girls __Elvis > Elvis Presley ||John -> Johnny or Johnathan–Walter -> Wally|| “Johnny Appleseed” was really named John Chapman, so I guess it’s true what they say: an apple a day keeps the doctor away! You can find him in history textbooks and picture books. It seems as though his full name is something of an enigma despite being one of America’s most recognized icons. Some people will tell you that he got his nickname because he would often wear clothes made from American flags.. but other sources claim that there were