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Other names for "Nettie"

Other names for "Nettie"

Posted: 13 Jun 2000 11:28AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Sep 2001 9:48PM GMT
Surnames: Wideman
Looking for an ancestor Nettie Mae Wideman, died 1903 in Bonne Terre MO. Dead end. What other names besides Jeanette or Anette would Nettie have stood for?

Re: Nettie

T Vick Phillips (View posts)
Posted: 26 Jun 2000 7:08AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Sep 2001 9:49PM GMT
How about Antoinette?

Re: Nettie

Posted: 16 Jan 2001 5:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Feb 2009 5:50AM GMT
NETTIE (f) Short form of names ending in -nette.

Hope this helps!

Re: Nettie

Posted: 16 Jan 2001 6:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Sep 2001 9:50PM GMT
I can't figure out how to get to the list. Can you help?

Do you mean....

Posted: 17 Jan 2001 3:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Apr 2002 7:35PM GMT
Do you mean to your original message or to the message board?

Re: Other names for "Nettie"

Posted: 25 Dec 2007 8:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
my greatgrandmother's first name was "unity", and her nickname was nettie. i have not done any research on the name, and it would be interesting to learn about other names for nettie, too. hope this will help. take care.

Re: Other names for "Nettie"

Posted: 21 Jan 2009 4:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Jan 2009 5:16AM GMT
I have a Simonette called "Nettie".

Re: Other names for "Nettie"

Posted: 1 Feb 2009 5:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
Nettie might not be short for anything; that may just be her name. My aunt's middle name is Nettie.

Re: Other names for "Nettie"

Posted: 11 Oct 2009 2:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have a Nettie who is also known as Nessa.

Re: Other names for "Nettie"

Posted: 24 Oct 2011 10:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Just thought I'd add that my brother's sister-in-law is called Nettie.

It's no a shorting or contraction for an alternative given name. Her parents were from the Netherlands and it may just be a more common given name there than in English speaking countries.

Geoff
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