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  1. #1
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    Are these names too close?

    Our daughter's name is Eliana...we are expecting baby #2.

    For boys names we are considering Emmett and Elliott. Are those too close to Eliana?

    I am open to other name suggestions. I tend to like names that are not popular, but also are not too unusual.

  2. #3
    I think Emmett is fine, buy Elliot is too close.

    Are you looking for only 'E' name suggestions, and would you like girl names too?

  3. #5
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    I think Elliot and Eliana are too close. You can do another E-name if you want, but I would avoid El-names. Emmett is okay because the only think it has in common with Eliana is the first letter.
    Mommy to...Maura Lucille and Patrick Donley

    If we have another...
    Seamus Arthur or Brigid Ellen

  4. #7
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    Emmett is more doable than Elliot, in my opinion. I would only caution you of using another E name if you plan to have other children and are not sure you could find another E name you love. I think it would be odd to have Eliana, Elliot, and Clara.
    Step-Mother to three lovely children - Josiah Lewis (14), Stella Evangeline (8), and Emma Catherine (4)

    Expecting Baby Chicken on February 3, 2014
    It's a boy!
    Rhys Andrew, Milo Andrew, Conrad Henry, or August Henry/August Charles

  5. #9
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    Emmett is fine, Elliot definitely is not. I echo corajsb in saying you can't be too careful when deciding to use the same initial on your first two kids, though.
    Genevieve ~ Lucy ~ Catherine/Rinna ~ Fiona ~ Elanor/Eleanor ~ Rosemary ~ Leia ~ Edith
    Primrose ~ Gail ~ Elizabeth ~ Agnes ~ Valentine ~ Jane ~ Magdalene ~ Astrid
    Mabel ~ Therese ~ Margaret/Maisy ~ Susannah ~ Gloria ~ Isobel ~ Juniper ~ Molly


    Felix ~ Ignatius ~ William ~ Finnian ~ Jude ~ August/Augustine ~ Calvin
    Thomas ~ Bram ~ Calder ~ Andrew/Ander ~ Sebastian ~ Peter ~ Percival/Percy
    Benedict ~ Timothy ~ Lewis ~ Harrison ~ James ~ David ~ Oliver

    *combos under construction*

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