View Poll Results: Which one do you prefer?

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  • Clémence

    13 37.14%
  • Constance

    22 62.86%
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  1. #1
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    Jun 2013
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    Clémence or Constance?

    Hello berries,
    I have both on my list but they are just so similar! Can you help me decide by telling which one do you like better and why?
    Similar style ideas and middle name suggestions, not necessary French, would be a great addition to your vote.
    Thank you in advance!
    Olympia
    Russian Lit student, bookworm, and arts geek.

    Frances Bambi JaneEmmeline Twila Alice Magdalena Clémence MonetEsme Helena Mazarine Sibyl Jemima Iris
    Nathaniel Roscoe Wilde Grover Elijah St John Oscar Ignatius Cosmo Robin Hector BarnabyAxel Isidore Sage

    Apollo Amy Atlas Celia Dashiell Constance Jarvis Eugenie Raphael Marigold Seymour Rosario Wilbur

  2. #3
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    I love Constance, it makes me think of Constance Bonachieux from The Three Musketeers. I haven't read the book (I have to say), but she's a cool character in the BBC series. And, of course, Constance is a gorgeous name!
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  3. #5
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    I prefer Clemence or Clementine, as Clemmy is such a cute nn!

  4. #7
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    Sep 2013
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    Are you French or live in France (or a french-speaking part of the world)?
    If so, I think Clémence is beautiful, airy and sweet.
    If not, Clémence will be butchered a lot and you won't get the French pronunciation you are going for. And people will try going for the French one when seeing the accent.
    Constance is wonderful and seems easier to say in English.
    Polly


    trying out:
    Penelope Ada Leonor

    looking for second middles:
    Rose Wilhelmina / Penelope Ada / Flora Charlotte

    already loving:
    Elliott Victor Frederick / Ophelia Rosalind Clara / Hugo Kasimir Edmund
    Oscar Theo Augustin / Arthur Caspian Henry


  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
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    113
    Both are nice but I voted Constance

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