Mix it up! How to put a fresh twist on favourite baby names

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Sometimes parents want to use traditional or popular names, but seek to put their own special flourish on old favourites. There’s a whole lot of ways you can do that and we’re here to help (because sharing is caring!)

Here’s a bunch of places to begin if you’re keen on customising a much-loved name.

Shorten it!

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Shrink things down for a more succinct twist on popular choices! Natasha could be Tash, Bernadette switched to Bernie, Sebastian becomes Bastian or Archibald is Archie. You get our drift!

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