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Ben asked in Pregnancy & ParentingBaby Names · 2 months ago

Bill, Will, Bob, Rob, and Joey are more like nicknames than formal names, right?

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  • Yes. Bill and Will are both short for William, Bob/Rob is short for Robert, and Joe is short for Joseph.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes, William or Robert or Joseph...but no rule against naming your son one of those names as a full name

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  • sorcha
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Yes generally they are short for the likes of William, Robert and Joseph

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes, but can be used as formal names if you wish

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  • 2 months ago

    If their real names are William, Robert or Joseph then yes these would be nicknames. Some people name their children the names you listed, in that case it would not be a nickname.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Duh 🙄.  What planet do you live on ? 

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  • Kevin
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    They are a short form of associated name

    Bill & Will -William

    Rob & Bob - Robert

    Joey -Joseph

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  • 2 months ago

    You should name your child Clyde

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  • Jill
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Right. Are you new to the world Ben? 

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  • 2 months ago

    Will - William

    Bill - Billam

    Rob - Robert

    Bob - Bobert

    Joey - Joe

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