Nicknames to long names?

I found a very interested site that lists popular names of the 18th and 19th century (my fav eras for names :p ). So I will live names and the popular nickname for them....tell me if you'd use the nickname given or give me the nickname you'd rather use for the proper name thnx Boys- Alexander-... show more I found a very interested site that lists popular names of the 18th and 19th century (my fav eras for names :p ).
So I will live names and the popular nickname for them....tell me if you'd use the nickname given or give me the nickname you'd rather use for the proper name
thnx


Boys-
Alexander- Alex or Alec or your own
William- Bill or Billy or your own
Charles- Chuck or your own
Richard- Dick or your own
Edward- Ed or Eddie or your own
Nathaniel- Fanny or your own (not joking, Fanny is listed as an 18th or 19th century nickname for this! LOL)
Fredrick- Fred or your own
Jeremiah- Jeremy or your own
Christopher- Kit or your own
Patrick- Paddy or your own
Robert- Bob or your own

girls-
Tabitha- Abby or your own
Adelaide- Addie or your own
Barbara- Babbie or your own
Rebecca- Becky or your own
Elisabeth- Effie or your own
Caroline- Callie or your own
Lucinda- Cindy or your own
Deborah- Debbie or your own
Cordelia- Delia or your own
Esther- Essie or your own
Henrietta- Etta or your own
Virgina- Ginny or your own
Catherine- Kitty or your own
Melissa- Lisa or your own
Charlotte- Lottie or your own
Margaret- Peggy or your own
Wilhelmina- Minnie or your own
Natalie- Tallie or your own


that's enough, but there are tons!! **have a look**
http://www.cslib.org/nickname.htm
Update: oops that should say "I found a very interesting site" lol
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