20 surprising nicknames for common baby names

Posted in Baby Names.

Think you’ve found the perfect name for your bub? Now it’s time to check that very name doesn’t have a surprising nickname attached to it. It’s best to be prepared for these things — and you might even find you love the nickname even more than the real deal. 

2. Peggy for Margaret

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Struggling to see the connection? It's believed that other nicknames such as Maggie, Mog and Meg came about first, and then morphed into Peggy. Other cute nicknames for Margaret include Marge, Margie, Marg and Margo.

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