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What's your favourite name from this list?

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sarah5107 Fri 12-Aug-16 17:03:21

Stuck between three names!


Any thoughts/opinions are very much appreciated! I hope I'm posting this in the right place, this is my first post smile

ExcellentWorkThereMary Fri 12-Aug-16 17:08:55

I'm not sure how to pronounce the middle one! I love Ellen. Although I wonder if it would get annoying people calling her Helen... What about Elaine? I think that is such a pretty name. Could shorten to Elle/El smile

HooseRice Fri 12-Aug-16 17:09:37


EllaHen Fri 12-Aug-16 17:10:24

Elle for me. Just lovely.

kimlo Fri 12-Aug-16 17:10:39


AuntieStella Fri 12-Aug-16 17:10:53

My preference order would be Eleni, Ellen, Elle

Sophronia Fri 12-Aug-16 18:26:47

Ellen - classic and underused

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Fri 12-Aug-16 18:28:08


NoncommittalToSparkleMotion Fri 12-Aug-16 18:28:13


hollyisalovelyname Fri 12-Aug-16 18:29:00

I know a few and they are all pretty and nice.

SleepFreeZone Fri 12-Aug-16 18:29:53


TellMeSomethingNew Fri 12-Aug-16 18:30:37


pleasethankyouthankyouplease Fri 12-Aug-16 18:32:05


MiddleClassProblem Fri 12-Aug-16 18:33:25

Elle but not heard Elenie before and it's quite sweet.

Lilacpink40 Fri 12-Aug-16 18:40:11


Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 12-Aug-16 19:06:28

I'd use Elenie on her BC. Then you can you use either of the 3.

BendydickCuminsnatch Fri 12-Aug-16 19:12:17

Elle, beautiful!
I've never met or heard Eleni spoken but in my head it's 'el-AY-nee'? I like it.
I have a friend Ellen (Ell-un) but my mum has always said Ell-in which grates. I like it though!

Vixxfacee Fri 12-Aug-16 19:13:52


Loyly Fri 12-Aug-16 19:16:41

Elenie (though I would use the traditional Eleni spelling). As others have said, that way you have all three name options in one.

bloomburger Fri 12-Aug-16 19:19:48

None of them, every second kid is called a variation of Elle, Ella, Ellie, Ellen, just bloody confuses me now.

Stevefromstevenage Fri 12-Aug-16 19:21:39


ineedamoreadultieradult Fri 12-Aug-16 19:24:14

Elenie would been my favourite as it could be shortened to Elle but if you start with Elle you have no where to go with it if that makes sense. Really dislike Ellen it just sounds to me like Helen with a dropped h!

DerelictMyBalls Fri 12-Aug-16 19:59:44

Elle. You'd have to put up with people mispronouncing it as 'Ellie', though.

Ellieboolou27 Fri 12-Aug-16 20:01:13

Ellen, I have an Ellen and never met another one (she is 4) smile

ToffeeForEveryone Fri 12-Aug-16 20:02:59


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