Names which nickname to "Mist"
So, I'm looking to find a new name for myself, to hopefully go by next year at college or potentially later. I identify as nonbinary, and my given name is rather feminine, but even before I realized I had gender dysphoria my first name never fit me. I am currently planning to introduce myself as my last name, but that's not an ideal solution. The thing is, I already have a name that I love and identify with - I go by "Mist" online. It started out as a pseudonym inspired by my favorite book (Mistborn) and, over the course of years, grew to be the name I most identify with. However, I worry about how I'll be perceived if I introduce myself as Mist - I worry that the name has rather "hippie" connotations. I'm planning to go into quite a competitive/traditionally masculine STEM field, so I don't want to be seen as weak or too odd. What I'm looking for now is a name which is sort of "normal" (and hopefully a bit androgynous, but I'll take whatever) name for which "Mist" is a reasonable nickname. (for example, Mystery, although that name also is too "odd" for me to go by it.)
TL;DR: Normal-sounding names which have "Mist" as a nickname.
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:22pm