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#1 Sheeva33

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:27 AM

hello again!! I need your help please! Now hubby really started to like name Madeline and I think I like Megan more. So any thoughts and ideas are welcome! thanks uuu! :yes:

#2 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:38 AM

Madeline for me.

#3 ~J_WTF~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:44 AM

Madeleine - spelt this way!!

#4 teddytbumpandme

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:50 AM

Madeline is my pick - although it is more popular than Megan so there's that to consider if you don't want her to be one of a few Madeline's a school

#5 Sheeva33

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:51 AM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 08 May 2019 - 11:44 AM, said:

Madeleine - spelt this way!!
does it have a different meaning or origin? I know it also spells as Madelyn

#6 ~J_WTF~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:53 AM

No idea. It just looks heaps better than having line on the end of a name!

#7 majirlo

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:56 AM

Love Madeleine!  This is the French spelling but Madeline is also nice.

#8 seayork2002

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:59 AM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 08 May 2019 - 11:53 AM, said:

No idea. It just looks heaps better than having line on the end of a name!

This!

I could not put my finger on what I thought but this is it

Madeline 100% and I usually like shorter names

added: I am presuming though it will be shortened to Maddie/Maddy whether you do it yourself or not?

Edited by seayork2002, 08 May 2019 - 12:01 PM.


#9 Sheeva33

Posted 08 May 2019 - 12:29 PM

View Postseayork2002, on 08 May 2019 - 11:59 AM, said:

This!

I could not put my finger on what I thought but this is it

Madeline 100% and I usually like shorter names

added: I am presuming though it will be shortened to Maddie/Maddy whether you do it yourself or not?
for sure I think! Maddy is a cute nickname tho.

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:44 PM

I love Megan more and Madeline, Madison etc, so many Maddy's around

#11 Jane Jetson

Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:53 PM

Madeline, hands down no contest!

Edited by Jane Jetson, 08 May 2019 - 08:44 PM.


#12 Astrocyte

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:06 PM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 08 May 2019 - 11:44 AM, said:

Madeleine - spelt this way!!


This!! I really like the French spelling of it.

#13 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:09 PM

I am one who prefers the Madeleine spelling too.



#14 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:15 PM

Megan, don't like Maddy or Mad!

#15 ~J_WTF~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:16 PM

I know a Madeleine that is never ever referred to as a Mad or Maddy. It’s always her full name, she is very clear about it!

#16 Ruf~Feral~es

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:19 PM

Much much prefer Madeleine.  And Maddie.

#17 Mooples

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:37 PM

Madeleine for sure.

#18 Gudrun

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:56 PM

Megan.  

I like Madeleine and only spelt the French way.  I like it less nowadays because of the Maddie nickname and it is a bit of an effort using the full name all the time.

Megan, in full or nickname Meg has more personality for me.

Magenta
Marcelle
Marigold
Marisol
Millicent
Mireille
Myfanwy
Clementine
Celeste
Caroline
Magdalene
Josephine
Juliet
Marguerite
Gwyneth
Merryn
Meredith
Seren

Edited by Gudrun, 08 May 2019 - 05:07 PM.


#19 Abernathy

Posted 08 May 2019 - 05:18 PM

Madeline is lovely. I would avoid Megan because of the Royals. It will always be mispronounced and spelled wrong.

#20 IamtheMumma

Posted 08 May 2019 - 05:22 PM

Since you want Meghan (Meg-an), I vote Madeline.

#21 Imaginary friend

Posted 08 May 2019 - 08:08 PM

Much prefer Megan.

Madeline just seems a prissy name to me.

#22 Trevor Trove

Posted 08 May 2019 - 08:35 PM

Megan.

#23 AliasMater

Posted 08 May 2019 - 08:51 PM

I love the look and sound of Madeleine, but I really dislike the Maddy nickname.

I like Megan, but hate how Australians say it. Mee-gan is like nails down a chalk board for me. Meg-an or nothing.

So ultimately there is probably no winner for me in that list.

#24 Chelli

Posted 08 May 2019 - 09:17 PM

Madeline for me. My DD was Madeline - I adore that name.

Megan was the name of a bully at my school. She was just awful and that is probably why I dislike that name.

#25 Ollie83

Posted 08 May 2019 - 09:38 PM

I’ve got a soft spot for Megan said Meg-an .. I adore Meg.






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