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  • Emmeline (emma-leen)

    48 72.73%
  • Emelyn (emma-lyn)

    18 27.27%
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  1. #1
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    Mar 2009
    Columbia, South Carolina

    Just Wondering...

    I've always loved Emmeline, but now I'm warming up to Emelyn too. Which do you prefer? Feel free to explain...

    (And in case you are wondering... I pronounce Emmeline as emma-leen.)
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Pensacola, Florida
    Well, Emmeline can be Emmalin, Emmaleen, or Emmaline (with the long i). The name has always been spelled Emmeline and pronunciation depends on your dialect/accent. Emmelyn looks just "trendified". Plus there is the Welsh name Emlyn, which is pronounced EEm-lin. Seems to me, as with Caroline, that you can pronounce the name pretty much however you wish, but I definitely prefer the Emmeline spelling. (I also prefer Caroline to Carolyn as well.)

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Cair Paravel :)
    I adore Emmeline! I think the sound of Emelyn is interesting but I think Emmeline in the end is less trendy and more striking.

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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    How about evelyn?

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    I love Emmeline but I strongly prefer the line pronunciation instead of the leen pronunciation. I prefer lyn to leen so I voted for Emelyn but both are very lovely

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