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  1. #1
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    Weird to Use an Irish Spelling if You're Not Irish?

    I'm in love with the name Eamonn Thomas, and I think it's a wonderful name. However, I'm in no way Irish, and, (unless of course I go to Ireland) it doesn't appear that I'll be getting to have babies with an Irishman. In case that moment never happens, would it be too weird to use Eamonn if he has no/minimal Irish heritage? If yes, I'd use Edmund Thomas instead.

    ps, Eamonn is said as Aim-on

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    I love Eamon its my favourite boys name and has been since 2008. I think its fine, I'm not Irish either I'm Scottish and English.
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    ☆Eamon★Tiago☆Cooper★Jack☆Jago★Flynn☆ Archer★Lincoln☆Asher★Alfie☆Taylor★Baxter ☆Finnian★Lawson☆Jasper★Lewis ★Oscar☆Fletcher★Caspian☆Miller★
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    I think it would be fine, but I prefer the Eamon spelling (Is that different/Americanized?). It's a perfectly lovely name, imho.
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    @characternamer there both legit but Eamonn is the original.
    ☆Isobel★Eloise☆Matilda★Alice☆Eleanor★ Amelia☆ Elena★Mirabel☆ Felicity★Phoebe ☆Eilidh ★Rosalia☆Roisin★Azalea☆Elsa★Arabella☆ Genevieve★Elodie☆Ruby★Charlotte☆
    ★☆★
    ☆Eamon★Tiago☆Cooper★Jack☆Jago★Flynn☆ Archer★Lincoln☆Asher★Alfie☆Taylor★Baxter ☆Finnian★Lawson☆Jasper★Lewis ★Oscar☆Fletcher★Caspian☆Miller★
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  5. #9
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    I love Eamon! I see no issue with it. Its already a widely accepted name, even if it isn't too popular. Just look at how many people worldwide are using Aidan!


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