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Elise or Emilia?

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arabella4 Sat 13-Dec-14 10:07:10

Asking for a family member smile Which of these names do you like the most? We were set on Elise but recently Emilia has grown on us because it's such a pretty name. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Theselittlelightsofmine Sat 13-Dec-14 10:08:44

Emilia

burgatroyd Sat 13-Dec-14 11:14:42

Elise. Emilia will constantly be confused with Amelia

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 13-Dec-14 11:25:20

Elise, very pretty and quite unusual.

OohLeatherPantsHaveMercy Sat 13-Dec-14 11:28:36

I have an Elise smile We're always getting compliments on her name, and have only came across one other Elise in my life.

ChickenMe Sat 13-Dec-14 11:56:43

Both are lovely. I prefer Emilia but the name Amelia is so popular that the prettier Emilia will be assumed to be the same name. Elise has a pleasing sound to it.

MyBigFuckOffWindow Sat 13-Dec-14 17:11:23

Elise, the popularity of Amelia would veto the Emilia for me.

minipie Sat 13-Dec-14 17:22:17

Elise for me too

Or Eloise if you want a slightly frillier version

Sophronia Sat 13-Dec-14 17:34:41

Elise. Emilia is too similar to the extremely popular Amelia.

Yzma Sat 13-Dec-14 17:37:21

Elise, definitely.

Lindy2 Sat 13-Dec-14 17:41:16

Elise. It is DD1's middle name so I am a bit biased.

victorianhomedreamer Sat 13-Dec-14 17:49:03

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

skinnyamericano Sat 13-Dec-14 17:54:09

I love Emilia, but think that she well spend her life saying 'Emilia with an E'.

Not that keen on Elise as I know a horrible (adult) one. What about Eliza?

HootOnTheBeach Sat 13-Dec-14 17:59:14

Elise. Are you French or…?

I think it also depends on your accent and where you live. Some accents and places butcher lovely names. My name was certainly abused in east London sad

Tea1Sugar Sat 13-Dec-14 18:31:39

Emilia though I'm very biased! wink

CrispyFern Sat 13-Dec-14 19:46:58

Elise, just because I know two Emilias and three Amelias!

Tweediewalker Sat 13-Dec-14 21:57:37

Elise. Very pretty!

BlueChampagne Sat 13-Dec-14 23:01:54

Elise

WhereHas1999DissappearedToo Sat 13-Dec-14 23:58:41

Elise.

moxon Sun 14-Dec-14 06:29:08

I'm voting Für Elise (see what I did there?!)

ArsenicStew Sun 14-Dec-14 06:35:58

Elise

ArsenicStew Sun 14-Dec-14 06:36:25

mox grin

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