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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by peacebird10 View Post
    Which of these do you like best: Cecelia, Cecilia, or Cecily?
    I like Cecily best.

  2. #13
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    I vote for Cecilia-- all I can see when I read "Cece" or "Cecelia" is "feces," (which I know is a stretch, but still. It makes -ece an unpleasant sequence of letters.) And Cecily sounds like the name of someone obnoxious to me.

    If you want to honor without copying, I second the suggestion of Celia. Gorgeous name.
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  3. #15
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    I adore Cecily. I read about on one of these sites as a stylistic alternative to Emily and have been in love with it every since. After that, Cecilia. I agree that it's a nicer spelling, and will hopefully avoid the Cece nickname. Celia is nice too.

  4. #17
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    I vote for Cecily.
    Cecily Beatrice, Rosalyn Amoret, Aurora Valkyrie, Charlotte Eliska, Miranda Bridget
    Helena Melody
    Robin Lysander, Edmund Lucius, Percy Julian, Magnus Edgar, Edmund Ludwig
    Thorin Emil, Erik Gaspar, Sylvan Felix, Wesley Beowulf

  5. #19
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    I much prefer Cecilia.
    Mom to Alexander Patrick (11), Madelyn Esther (8), Genevieve Susan (3), and Theodore James (stillborn at 37 weeks on February 3, 2014). Expecting #5 (a girl) in May 2015 -- Penelope Bridget.

    Boys: Everett, Sebastian, Augustus, Samuel, Julian, Nicholas, Desmond, Jasper, Ezekiel, Malcolm
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