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Thread: Esme Spelling?
September 6th, 2013 04:57 AM #1
So I like the name Esme and I want to know which spelling to use ie the one that will be most widely accepted.
Which spelling of Esme do you prefer?
#1 Esmé is the original French male form of the name that is being used for females in America and is thus now seen as unisex.
#2 Esmée is the original female form of the name. Still popular in Europe for the females, but the unisex form is typically found in America.
#3 Esme - without the accent
#4 Esmee - without the accent
#5 Esmae - phonetic spelling
#6 Esmay - phonetic spelling
I do not live in Europe. (I live in the US)
Last edited by giinkies; September 6th, 2013 at 03:04 PM. Reason: to say where I live
September 6th, 2013 04:59 AM #3
My favourite is #3, then #2 Love this name too!Jemima
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September 6th, 2013 05:01 AM #5
My favorite is Esme and then Esmée ."And so, being young and dipt in folly. I fell in love with melancholy,."- Edgar Allan Poe
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September 6th, 2013 05:26 AM #7i do not ignore the Rich Text toolbar provided me. i bold, italicize, enlarge, underline and CAPITALIZE for emphasis, individuality, and to capture attention among the endless Arial Standard Size Font that everyone else uses.
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September 6th, 2013 05:37 AM #9
orphanhanyou feedback and commentary like that is exactly why I created this thread.
Ideally I want to be a name purist, but realistically I don't want to create unnecessary problems, so I am asking to see which spelling will be best accepted.