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View Poll Results: Emery Laine. What do you think about this for a girl's name?

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    22 27.16%
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    46 56.79%
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    14 17.28%
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  1. #6
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    Jun 2011
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    I just don't like it. I really dislike the name Emery. Lane is great in the middle. I would choose a different first name like:

    Addie Lane
    Anna Lane
    Eliza Lane
    Ella Lane

  2. #8
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    Feb 2012
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    I like both of these names a lot! My problem is that it is a little too unisex. Emery Elaine or Emily Laine maybe?! .

  3. #10
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    Sep 2013
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    I also got memory lane from that. Not a fan.

  4. #12
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    Apr 2013
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    Don't go there.

    1) Emery Laine - Memory Lane. It feels like a joke, and I don't think anyone wants their name to be a joke. You even asked if it was memorable. Memorable, yes, but not in a good way.

    2) Emery - Reminds me of emery boards, like nail files. It is unisex but sounds masculine to me.

    3) Laine - It looks like the E is missing from Elaine. I would just use Lane. Also unisex, which isn't bad, but when both names are unisex, the gender can be ambivalent, which isn't something that everybody likes. As a girl with a masculine nickname, I can tell you it isn't always nice.

    I would take some of the syllables in these names and move them around or switch out some letters so you have a name that doesn't sound like a pun.

    Emma Elaine
    Evelyn Jane
    Elliott Mae
    Mary Elaine
    Waverly Mae
    Everly Jane
    Emily Jane

    I really really like Everly and Elliott as substitutes for Emery, and Jane or Mae in place of Laine. Elaine can also sound so pretty, as with Emma Elaine. Good luck!

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
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    I didn't get the memory lane thing, but seeing other people's responses I do think that might be a concern. I still voted that I like it though
    I think Laine is a great middle name, maybe substitute Emery for something else? I know a little girl named Emerson. That may avoid the "memory lane" association. Just a thought

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