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  1. #1
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    Jun 2013
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    Emily ("Emmy") and Lillian ("Lily"): Too similar?

    We already have a Lillian who goes by Lily.

    If it were you, and your top pick was Emily (nn Emmy) would you find something else because you think the names are too similar?

    Emily (Emmy) is our top pick so anything else would be secondary to that...

  2. #3
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    Jan 2012
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    I would definitely go with it! It's fabulous.

    Lily & Emmy are precious.
    Current Favorites:
    Elizabeth Lily nn Ellie
    Mary Emmeline nn Maisie
    Sarah Evangeline nn Sadie

    Nathaniel nn Nate

  3. #5
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    Sorry to go against the flow but as a name nerd if I heard of a sibset of Lily and Emily I would think why would the parents do that? It is super matchy, matchy. Each name on its own is nice but as a sibset no it doesn't work for me.

    rollo
    Last edited by rollo; July 31st, 2013 at 07:37 AM.
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  4. #7
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    Jul 2013
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    I prefer Emma and Lily
    Just a 15 year old name lover.

    Girls: Maren, Daphne, Thea, Dahlia, Marina, Maribel, Ivy, Scarlett, Rosalie, Serena and Marilyn

    Boys: Theodore, Rocco, Maverick, Brooks, Jude, Ronan, Fabian, Callum, Harvey, Griffin and Vaughn

  5. #9
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    My personal boundary is, if you have to ask if it's too close, it's probably too close. I grew up alongside a female cousin whose name was too-close-for-comfort to mine and our relatives mixed it up all the time. It was very annoying for us both. I could imagine a lot of accidental smooshing as you call for them, but that happens anyway! But, if you absolutely have your heart set on Emily, I say go for it; it's not like Lillian and Lilith, or Lillian and Jillian.
    Current loves:
    Opal | Saffron
    Winslow | Hopper

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