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  • Emma-LINE

    24 58.54%
  • Emma-LEEN

    14 34.15%
  • Emma-LYN

    3 7.32%
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  1. #6
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    Apr 2010
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    I pronounce it the French and British way ("leen"). I heard this name while researching the woman's movement. There was a British suffragette named Emmeline Pankhurst and this is the way she pronounced it. I would pronounce with the "line" ending if the spelling was changed to Emmaline. I don't think the "lyn" pronunciation is accurate but then people pronounce names the way they want to nowadays so you may hear it on your travels. It's a beautiful name.
    All the best,
    Mischa.

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