Page 4 | Aimee or Amy?

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Bugo Thu 18-Nov-21 21:00:07

How would you spell it?

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User5252727 Fri 19-Nov-21 09:55:28

Amy

Poppins2016 Fri 19-Nov-21 09:55:52

pencilsontheceiling

Aimee more to it than amy which is a bit bland.

Playing devils advocate... does it make that much difference seeing as names are spoken more often than written?

Then again, we're on a thread to debate the spelling, so...

Amy.

SallyWD Fri 19-Nov-21 13:23:05

Amy

bubblebath62636 Fri 19-Nov-21 13:24:28

Amy.

I also know an Ammee 😂

BasiliskStare Fri 19-Nov-21 13:28:12

Are we quorate grin (obviously OP's choice )

BalladOfBarryAndFreda Fri 19-Nov-21 13:30:14

Amy

My name is yooneekly spelled (because it is a shortening) and it causes problems.

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bxbynxmelxver4 Fri 19-Nov-21 22:55:31

Aimee's nice but I would go with Amy as that's the way I think most people would spell it as it's the traditional spelling

CouncilHousedAndViolentBaby Sat 20-Nov-21 01:29:01

Aimee😆Sorry

user1471601171 Sat 20-Nov-21 01:36:27

Amy. I actually know someone who spells it Amie 😂

MadeOfStarStuff Sat 20-Nov-21 12:17:15

Amy

VanillaAndOrange Sat 20-Nov-21 16:55:28

Amy, if you want the usual pronunciation. I'd want to pronounce the other version "Emmay" like in French.

Frazzled2207 Sat 20-Nov-21 16:56:45

I know and Amie.

But yeah Amy

waitingpatientlyforspring Sat 20-Nov-21 16:57:04

Amy

MonsteraDeliciosa Sun 21-Nov-21 21:23:40

BewareTheBeardedDragon

The thing is, Aimée in French is pronounced completely differently to Amy in English, so unless you're going to use the French pronunciation then the French spelling would be a bit silly, IMO.

This^

I like Aimée, it means "loved" but I knew one (with the acute) who pronounced it Amy, which is silly.

MrsSkimpole Sun 21-Nov-21 21:25:36

Amy. No contest.

Moby715 Sun 21-Nov-21 21:30:30

Amy

3peassuit Sun 21-Nov-21 21:33:31

Amy.

NothingSafe Sun 21-Nov-21 22:35:22

Amy. But I'm biased as I am one grin

I know several Aimees, an Amie, and an Aimie (bleh) - I think mine is the superior spelling for the UK though wink

MissDollyMix Sun 21-Nov-21 22:38:43

Amy. I love it. Reminds me of little women.

RiaOverTheRainbow Sun 21-Nov-21 22:42:22

Amy

katem22 Mon 22-Nov-21 20:16:30

Amy.

pictish Mon 22-Nov-21 20:18:17

Amy.

Srettel Mon 22-Nov-21 20:27:19

Amy

Bobsyer Tue 23-Nov-21 22:53:07

user1485434323

I'm an Amy and never get asked how to spell my name. I can only assume and other variation just gets spelt incorrectly

My granny spells my name Emy grin but I think she's just contrary like that!

So obviously I vote Amy grin.

The thing is, Aimée in French is pronounced completely differently to Amy in English, so unless you're going to use the French pronunciation then the French spelling would be a bit silly, IMO

The pronunciation thing is true, but it's hardly like Aimee is an unknown, is it? It's a standard way of spelling the name, has been for donkeys, no one is going to ponce about trying to pronounce it as a French word. And OP didn't include the accent either.

TatianaBis Wed 24-Nov-21 01:00:21

I prefer Aimée pronounced correctly. But that’s not what OP meant.

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