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  • Ophelia

    28 60.87%
  • Amelia

    18 39.13%
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
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    Ophelia or Amelia?

    These are two of my absolute favourites. However - right now Amelia is #1 in the UK, by quite a massive margin. It would be my top name otherwise.
    I don't mind about Ophelia's ''tragic'' connotations for various reasons.

    Also thinking about Bedelia nn Billie but I'm not sold.
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    names for dreamy, sublime little darlings. the smell of springtime air, freckled knees, damp hair. Soft evening light and fiery hearts.
    Emmett Jack - Rufus Alec - Cathal Nicholas - Eoghan Wilfred - Caspian Hugh - Harrison Baez

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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
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    Germany
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    Both names are beautiful but I have to go with Ophelia. It's simply stunning!

    I love these threads simply because in the end you usually have made up your mind about which name you like better despite if it's the more popular choice or not. (In your head you usually defend your preferred choice when people chose the other).
    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


  3. #5
    I prefer Amelia but I think I would also have a hard time choosing it if it were #1 in my country.

    Have you considered Dahlia?

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
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    I adore Amelia but prefer Emilia. Have you considered Emilia? Pronounced just slightly different. Maybe it's not as popular. I would not let popularity force me to not use a name I loved most.
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    Declan Hayes | Ethan Gray | Caleb Orion

    Sophie Jane Magnolia | Emma Eloise Maebry | Grace Elizabeth Bridie
    Isabel Margaret Fable | Charlotte Evelyn Maple | Edeline Rose Clementine "Edie"
    Olivia Madeleine Dulcie | Lily Anne Vesper | Nora Lavender Posy


    crushing on -
    Piers Lachlan | Gray Everett
    Maebry Eloise Sunday | Avia Rose Clementine

    heart my son

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
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    I was also going to suggest Emilia -- this is a family name for me and I absolutely adore it -- much more so than Amelia. Popularity, shmopularity. Choose a name you love. Ophelia is also beautiful, as is Dahlia and Delia (I am so in love with this name, but I have a very close friend with it, so we couldn't use it unfortunately). My friend pronounces it DEE-lee-ya and it just sounds so beautiful and lyrical.

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