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  • Caitlin McGillis

    12 26.67%
  • Katelyn McGillis

    2 4.44%
  • Katherine McGillis

    12 26.67%
  • Catherine McGillis

    29 64.44%
  • Kathryn McGillis

    2 4.44%
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  1. #1

    Question Which Version Sounds Best?

    Is the name Caitlin McGillis too much of a mouthful? Would Katherine/Catherine/Kathryn sound better?

    Which spelling works best?

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    I prefer Catherine McGillis personally.
    Nothing wrong with Caitlin, but I feel like Catherine flows better
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  3. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Of your choices Catherine is my favorite. Another idea you might like is Kathleen (has Irish roots like Caitlin but is now much less common and not usually kre8tivly spelled).

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    I think Caitlin McGillis works fine, both names are two syllables long so neither is really more of a mouthful than the other. If you're leaning towards a Catherine variation, I'd consider what, if any, nicknames you plan on using and your preferred spelling of those - I tend to prefer K spelling nicknames (Kitty, Katie, etc) to go with Katherine and C spelling nicknames (Cate, Cathy, etc) to go with Catherine as it keeps the constant initial, and you'd need to consider whether that would bother you.

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  5. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Catherine McGillis looks very elegant and polished. I think Catherine flows better than Caitlin. Catherine is timeless whereas Caitlin was trendy in the 80's-90's so I think it's "dated" to that period.
    All the best,

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