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View Poll Results: Which do you like better: Emmaline or Eleanora?

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  • Emmaline (mn Jo, Joy, Rose, Rae or other!)

    30 40.00%
  • Eleanora (mn Jane, Grace, Bea or other!)

    45 60.00%
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  1. #1

    Torn between two girls' names.

    Pregnant with #2. Too soon to know the gender. We have a daughter at home now, Evelyn Vi. We have the boy's name picked out, but we're stuck on two girls' names. We like the nn's Emma and Ellie, but they're too popular to hold on their own. The fact that they're all E names is a coincidence; not stuck on having all E names, but we liked the following choices! Open to other suggestions!
    Last edited by jlhermes; August 20th, 2014 at 01:28 PM.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    I picked Eleanora because I think Evelyn and Emmaline would sound too similar for sisters.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    I personally adore Emmeline. I think Evelyn and Emmeline would make a great sibling set. I love Vie/Vivi and Em/Emma/Emme.
    Piers Lachlan | Gray Everett | Tadhg Wilder
    Jack Wilder | Henry Birch | Charlie Hawthorne

    Maebry Elizabeth Posy | Eloise Margaret Birdie | Coralie Jane Magnolia
    Sophie Jane Magnolia | Emma Eloise Maebry | Isabel Margaret Birdie "Isby"

    heart my son

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Vancouver, BC
    Are you pronouncing Emmaline 'Emma - LINE' or 'Emma - LEAN' or 'Emma - LYNN'? It sounds so close to Evelyn in flow and -en ending...

    I vote for Eleanora or even just Nora to further differentiate between your DDs. Eleanora Bea is super sweet.
    Mama to G.L.S.S. and desperately seeking the perfect name for her little sister due in November

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Cair Paravel :)
    I like Emmaline best (although I prefer Emmeline), but I think it definitely depends on how you say it. Emmaline said like Emmalyn is essentially the same as Evelyn, but I think Emmeline (emma-leen) is gorgeous, and different enough. I think Eleanora would be better, though, even though I like it less, just because Evelyn and Emmeline/Emmaline have so many sounds in common. I love Emmaline Joy and Eleanora Jane.

    Good luck!

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