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Thread: Elke

  1. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Somewhere along the banks of the mighty Columbia
    I love Elke. It's on my list too. I've heard it pronounced both ways, but I prefer the El-kah pronunciation.

    Elke Pearl
    Elke Fern
    Elke Noor
    Elke Bay
    Elke Sage
    Elke Liegh
    Elke Wren
    Under construction...

  2. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Liverpool, England
    It's definitely 'el-kah'. Like Lotte is 'lotta' and Anneliese is 'anna-leeza'.

    ★ August Eli Benedict ★ Bram ★ Casimir Mordecai ★ Edmond John Meirion ★ Gillon ★
    ★ Jory Leander ★ Julian Charles ★ Macsen ★ Magnus ★ Vasiliy ★


    ★ Aira Rose ★ Arietta ★ Clover ★ Delphina ★ Eleni ★ Fiorella ★ Hester Isobel ★
    ★ Iris ★ Lilah ★ Merit ★ Sylvia ★

    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

  3. #10
    Thanks for the feedback, seems to be a pretty positive response to the name. I'm thinking of def spelling it Elke, pronouncing it El-kah (I want to 'respect' the name IYKWIM) but am sure bub will get a whole lot of Elkie anyway, which I'm ok with.

    Also agreeing that something soft and feminine is the way to go with a middle name. My first reaction is Rose, I'd like something a little more familiar like that since Elke is a touch unfamiliar.

    Thanks for your advice (and feel free to keep it coming too!)

  4. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Elke is so cute and pretty! It sounds like it belongs in a fairytale or something. I like the "el-kah" pronounciation, and Elke Rose is really pretty!
    nineteen & renaming myself soon

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