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About Her Name
Posted By Smockity Frocks On December 9, 2007 @ 12:48 pm In Family | 6 Comments
Several people have asked us about the name we chose for our baby, so here’s the scoop.
Emeline (the last syllable rhyming with “wine”) is a name that was popular in 18th century England (so we have read.) Emelyn (last syllable rhyming with “win”) is a variation on that name. Think – Caroline/Carolyn.
We say it like we say “Evelyn”, with the first syllable being stressed and sounding like the letter name “M”.
We don’t say “Emma-Lynn” just as you wouldn’t say, “Carol-Lynn” for “Carolyn”. We say, “EMelyn” except for Katie Bug, who calls her “Emlem”.
Is anyone still reading this?
I’m still working on putting together the story of her birth and making it shorter than 13 pages. I’m also trying to figure out how to write it so as not to gross out my Father-in-law, who occasionally reads this blog.
Here’s a teaser, though. It was the longest 3 days of my life.
Oh, my husband reminds me that it was actually only 20 hours.
It sure felt like 3 or 8 days to me!
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