(Closed) Nickname stress-please help!

posted 9 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Which nickname for Charles Tupper




    other-please explain

  • Post # 16
    2638 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2006

    I prefer Charlie. But I’ve heard Chaz more than Chase as a shortening of Charles.

    Post # 17
    13094 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think Charlie is best.  I also like Chase but don’t really see that as a nickname to Charles.

    Post # 18
    485 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Charlie! So, so cute. Chucky… please, just no. 🙂

    Post # 19
    138 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My brother’s name is Charles (named after my dad and grandpa) and we have always called him Chase! I think it’s a great nickname. I hardly even consider it anick name for my brother as that’s just who he is. I would feel weird calling him charlie or Charles.

    Post # 20
    9479 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012


    Post # 21
    9820 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I prefer Chase just because as he gets older it would be more professional in a work place than Charlie, but both are cute.

    Post # 22
    1116 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2008

    I think Charlie is great.  And I think it would be easy enough to say that you want baby to have a different nickname from your hubby so they each have their own name/identity, esp at family gatherings.  Seems super logical to me.  This is coming from a girl who has the same name (first and last) as my SIL, and it’s a little odd to deal with at family events sometimes.

    He could also be a Junior?

    fwiw, as he gets older (think college), I could totally see Tupper being shortened to Tup as a hanging out with the boys nickname too.

    Post # 23
    451 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I voted Charlie because other than Chuck that’s the only nickname I’ve heard for Charles; however, I do prefer Chase over Chuck. If you prefer Chase, just call him Chase from get go, nobody will ever think ‘that’s not a nickname for Charles’ – it’ll just be who he is. Side note, nicknames aren’t always logical. For example, how the heck do you get Peggy out of Margaret (pretty common in past generations).

    Post # 25
    4038 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I wouldn’t be okay with Chucky, either, BUT I agree with 

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    @mightywombat: if the grandparents insist, then let it be their special nickname for me. Really, they’ll probably call him whatever they want, anyway, and if his parents are anything like my parents it won’t matter what you say, they’ll do what they want. 

    Post # 26
    364 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I love Chase, it is a nickname you can use in childhood as well as adulthood

    Post # 27
    3373 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I LOVE chase, but Charlie is okay too.

    Post # 28
    3109 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2018

    stand strong. this is your baby! your baby, your rules. i would even be so bold as to correct them when they call him chuck! seriously. have his name on things as charlie. at some point it will just seem weird for them to call him chuck.

    i personally never understand the idea of using a generational name. my SO’s bro is a jr and it makes things so much harder. the mail is always mixed up- and his bro is in his 40s & hasn’t lived at home in a lifetime. one is always little chuck or big chuck. i would think your hubby would see these issues since he doesn’t have his own name.

    Post # 29
    987 posts
    Busy bee

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    @orvis18:  Awe, in that case my second choice is Charlie.

    Post # 30
    2999 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Chaz, Charles, or Charlie

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