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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2012

    Which works better with my sibset?

    Hi! We finally decided on the name Emmeline/Emmalyn for our third child (second girl). Which spelling/pronunciation (line or lyn) sounds best with our sibset? Also, which nn choice works best with sibset as we plan on using one pretty regularly. Last name starts and ends with a D and is two syllables. Middle name will be Patricia after my aunt who passed away last month. We live in the U.S. and I'm from the south. This feels important to share as I'm worried about people mispronouncing her name on a regular basis. Thanks so much for your insight and suggestions!

    Other siblings: Jackson Cole (after my grandfather and hubby), Clara Elizabeth (also family name)

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Emmalyn sounds trendy, but Emmeline is sweet and darling, like Clara. One vote fore Emmeline. For nicknames, Em, Emmy, Mel, Emma, Lina, Millie (depends on accent/how you say it, and maybe Emsie. My favorite of those would probably be.... Emmy 'cause it's adorable! Good luck!
    Last edited by cupcakelove888; July 31st, 2012 at 06:16 PM.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    I second the pronunciation "line" as being more classic and therefore a better pairing with Clara. I like Emmy/Emma for the nickname.

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    United States of America
    Emmeline Patricia sounds better.
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  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    United States
    Love Emmeline Patricia. Emmelyn doesn't feel as pretty, or suit Clara as well as the other spelling. I pronounce it like line. Some cute nicknames could be Emmy, Emma, Linny, Mae, or Em.

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