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    if a woman gave her daughter the same name as she had would she be called junior

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    Using "junior" is an American idea, but I've only ever heard it applied to boys... usually the eldest son who is most likely to be named for his father.

    I suppose you could use it for a girl... even Umbriel's suggestion... but isn't a shortened form of the name more likely?

    Margaret calling her daughter Maggie or Meg?

    In the UK Robert might call his son Rob, or Bob.

    Senior and Junior are used, but mostly when the son is adult and perhaps working in a family business, not as a name among family and friends.

    It's a cultural difference and you meed American answers to be sure.


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