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  1. #1
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    Feb 2012
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    Iris Avonlea or Iris Emmeline?

    My sister and brother in law are expecting their 2nd daughter. they have been at odds with deciding on a name for her. Their 1st daughter is named Ivy Lenore. My sister wants Avonlea and brother in law likes emmeline. I told my sister about nameberry and said" Lets see what the winner would be!!!! Okay so this babys name fate is in your hands...... vote!.... ps if anyone has any other ideas feel free to leave them

  2. #3
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    Apr 2012
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    I ADORE Iris Avonlea! It also has a great literary connection to Ann of Green Gables, just like Lenore is connected to Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven. Such a beautiful name, and I like the flow better than Iris Emmeline. Good luck!
    | Arabella Monet | Henrietta Plum | Isolde Noor | Agatha Ruby | Marian Primrose |
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  3. #5
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    Jun 2013
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    I like Iris Emmeline...it's got a nice rhythm and a crisper feel. I don't love Avonlea, and I think it sounds kinda clunky with Iris. Maybe because both names are accented on the first syllable?
    human children:
    holden timothy | huckleberry jude
    non-human children:
    penelope | puck | sofia

  4. #7
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    Dec 2011
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    I prefer Iris Avonlea it has a lovely cadence and is quirky but classic at the same time...very lovely name!
    23 year old name lover with a passion for art history married for three years to my much better half
    talking with said partner about trying to conceive our first late this year

  5. #9
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    Jul 2013
    Location
    Oklahoma
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    Iris Avonlea definitely flows better
    Not expecting, just love collecting names!

    My name is Erin. I am 22 years old and I have loved baby names since I was 10.

    Girl names: Juliet Elaine, Madeline Hope, Linnea Carys, Stella Rose, Emilia Colette, Clara Noelle, Violet Elizabeth, Lydia Charlotte, Elaine Victoria, Evelyn Ruby

    Boy names: Jonathan Rhys, Wesley Quinn, Evan Robert, Joel Dominic, Quinn Patrick, Dawson Cole, Judah Nathaniel, Rhys Jeremiah, Roman Gabriel, Lachlan Jude

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