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  1. #1
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    thoughts on Celia and Celise

    Thanks everyone who answered my earlier thread on English/Irish names. It was surprising how many of the suggestions were on my long list--clearly I'm in the right place!

    We think we've narrowed it down to the above two names. Both are pretty but to me they have different sounds--Celia is more lively while Celise (pronounced like "Elise" with a "ss" in front" is more feminine and adult.

    I like both! Which do you think sounds better with sibling Edric and last name O'Malley?

    Thanks!

  2. #3
    I vote Celia. It is easier to pronounce and spell, therefore giving her less problems, and I think it would age beautifully. I like how it sounds better with your surname as well.
    Lauren B.

    mom of H.V., O.S., and E.F..

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  3. #5
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    I vote Celia also.
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  4. #7
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    I like Celise better with your sons name and with your last name. I have never heard this name before, but if it is a legit Irish name then I think it's great! I would have guessed that was how it was pronounced and that would have also probably been my first guess of how to spell it.

  5. #9
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    I like Celise better. I would suggest opening a poll, because this kinds of things can get confusing very quickly.
    Anastasia Dulcie, Arthur Sylvan, Aurora Millicent, Cecily Helena, Charlotte Griselda, Cressida Blanche, Cvijeta Beatrice, David Frederick, Dorothea Giselle, Edmund Ludwig, Edward Godfrey, Emil Orpheus, Erik Amadeus, Flora Isabella, Freya Gwenllian, Gareth Florian, Juliet Sunniva, Lewis Dorian, Magnus Roland, , Matilda Gersemi, Melody Isolde, Percy Beowulf, Robin Lysander, Rosalyn Amoret, Rosamund Paisley, Seraphina Thisbe, Tristan Harley, Wesley Dimitri

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