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my name is maryam and i need a nickname that my friends and family can call me?

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Nicknames tend to developed organically. Often they result from shortening a name. For example, you might use Mary or Am. I had a friend named Mary whom we called Mare sometimes. Sometimes nicknames come from a joke or shared experiences. I once taught a fifth grader whose nickname was doorknob. I never could get the kids to tell me where that came from!
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Are there any names that your family used to call you when you were younger? This may be a good option and bring back good memories at the same time.

You can also research what your name means or is similar to in other cultures. If you find one you like you can go from there.

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There has to be  a personal connection to some type of nickname.  It should arise from some type of story, trait, or family/ friend experience.  Nicknames works best when they are driven from some type of personal story.  It seems to me that the best nicknames have an inside joke or some type of story behind them which lends credence to both the name and the people who use it.  It is going to be difficult for a name to be generated outside of this setting that is going to be authentic and meaningful.  I would also suggest that the best nicknames happen naturally, organically, and sometimes without the forcing element.

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My suggestion, because my background is in multicultural ed and such, is that you find your family ancestry, identify the main ancient language your ancestors spoke, and search for a title in that language such as "Princess", "Doctor" "Professor", "Magician", "Mistress" or whatever, and just go by it. Then, let people figure it out. It is always so rewarding to feel like you know something smart than people have to research in order to understand it.

Another things are prefixes and sufixes. When I teach Spanish, all my students suddenly have the suffix INO after their names (meaning "younger") so even Joseph- is Josephino, Jamal is Jamalino, and so forth. They love it. You may want to try something curious like that.

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