Emmeline or Emily

(39 Posts)
Postcard2020 Wed 24-Jun-20 09:11:13

Really love the name name Emmeline however surname if Green, and think there's too much eeee sound, would you go for Emmeline Green or
Emily Green

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SnowdropFox Wed 24-Jun-20 09:13:36

I think your right, it just doesn't sound right. I'd either go for Emily or use it has a mn and search for a different fan.

rooarsome Wed 24-Jun-20 09:17:42

Emily Green is beautiful. Whereas I like the name Emmeline I don't think it goes with the surname too well

rooarsome Wed 24-Jun-20 09:17:45

Emily Green is beautiful. Whereas I like the name Emmeline I don't think it goes with the surname too well

LotusClover Wed 24-Jun-20 09:32:52

Yes, Emmeline Green sounds wrong whereas Emily Green is fine. I actually much prefer Emily over Emmeline anyway - it's simple yet beautiful.

Whatsyourflava Wed 24-Jun-20 10:45:24

Emily Green is gorgeous
I don't like Emmeline - too frilly and reminds me of Invisalign braces

Treaclepie19 Wed 24-Jun-20 11:04:09

I prefer Emmeline. Both remind me of friends though 🙈


MikeUniformMike Wed 24-Jun-20 13:14:18

I prefer Emma. Emily is ok. I don't like Emmeline.

DramaAlpaca Wed 24-Jun-20 15:15:24

With the surname, Emily.

Postcard2020 Wed 24-Jun-20 15:34:24

@MikeUniformMike I like Emma too but I have two close friends called Emma and a cousin.

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MikeUniformMike Wed 24-Jun-20 16:09:27

Not Emma then. Emily goes better with the surname.

Jj2431 Wed 24-Jun-20 16:57:05

Prefer emmeline but it doesn't go with your surname so Emily

Angelonia Wed 24-Jun-20 16:58:06

Emily better with your surname.

cheapskatemum Wed 24-Jun-20 18:50:45

Such a shame as Emmeline is a lovely name, but I think you're right to have second thoughts on account of how it goes with your surname. Emily is very popular, though I think most Emilys are older. Eg my boss is Emily & she's 30.

ILoveStickers Wed 24-Jun-20 18:54:40

Emily for me.

daisypond Wed 24-Jun-20 18:54:59

The Emmelines I know are nearing 30. It seems a little dated in style now, that flouncy Victoriana. But I find Emily a bit dreary, I’m afraid. It goes better with your surname, though.

nervousnelly8 Wed 24-Jun-20 18:56:53

Middle name Geller?

NotNowPlzz Wed 24-Jun-20 23:22:14

Emily is vastly better and goes much better with your surname.

POP7777777 Wed 24-Jun-20 23:33:52

Emmeline is a beautiful name, but sadly it doesn't go with Green. Emily Green sounds great though. 🙂

Sittingontheveranda Thu 25-Jun-20 03:14:47

Emmeline Green is a bit of a mouthful.
Emily sounds better.
Would Amelia or Millie work for you?

Edenember Thu 25-Jun-20 10:00:18

@Postcard2020 much prefer Emmeline but it doesn’t work with the surname. The popularity of Emily would put me off but if it doesn’t you then go for it, it sounds good with the surname. Emilia is another possibility.

Postcard2020 Thu 25-Jun-20 10:15:40

Thankyou for your replys so far, it is a shame Emmeline doesn't go well with my surname, I do like Amelia/Emilia also however both thoses names seem to be very popular where I live, along with Evie Isla, Isabella ect, surprising no Emily's considering it's high up in the charts. X

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midsomermurderess Thu 25-Jun-20 16:35:47

Emmeline. Emily is so utterly dull and dreary.

Sittingontheveranda Thu 25-Jun-20 21:55:01

Emmeline. Emily is so utterly dull and dreary.

I have to agree with Emily being dreary, but Emmeline Green has to many ‘ee’ sounds in it. Emilia is lovely.

InvisibleToEveryone Thu 25-Jun-20 23:01:28



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