I can't use my favorite girl name because it was an XGF of DH and he refuses. My next favorite name is Bernadette. The problem is I have a hard time finding a good MN for it. I think that Bernadette works as the MN for almost every name, but have trouble with the inverse.
Some options I have on my spread sheet: Magdalena, Fern, Mary, Joan, Elizabeth, Ramona, Victoria. Not in love with any of those yet.
What type of name do you think would work? Two syllables? One syllable? A name that ends in Y? (We must not be fans of those names because Mary & Lucy are the only ones on our list.) All suggestions welcome.